Australian Cup 2022 Betting Tips

The Australian Cup is one of Victoria’s premier middle distance autumn races. Worth $1.5 million and ran every year at Flemington racecourse, this race is only open to horses aged three and over.

Australian Cup Information


  • DateSat 05 Mar, 2022
  • Race Time04:50
  • RacecourseFlemington
  • Race Distance2000 metres
  • ConditionsWeight-for-age
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,500,000

Australian Cup 2022 Final Field & Betting Odds


The final field for the 2022 Australian Cup is yet to be released.

Australian Cup 2022 Barrier Draw


We will have the Australian Cup barrier draw available here once it has been finalised.

Australian Cup Bookie Offers


Australian Cup bookie offers are typically delivered by the corporate bookmakers, who hand out bonus bets and cash back promotions on the Group Ones.

Our trusted online betting partners should deliver offers on the Australian Cup.

Australian Cup Free Bets


Unfortunately in Australia online bookmakers are unable to offer free bets, which includes the Australian Cup.

Promotions on the big races can lead to a bonus bet, depending on whether or not the bookie is offering a deal on the specific race.

Australian Cup History


The Australian Cup has a long history of being not only one of Victoria’s, but Australia’s best WFA autumn events.

The race was once Australia's premier long distance race, raced at a distance of 18 furlongs (3621m) - thus, longer than the Melbourne Cup. 

In 1943 the race was shortened to 17 furlongs 110 yards to allow the race to be started from the top of Flemington's famous Straight Six, to have bigger fields.

The VRC in the early 1960s shortened the distance to ​1 1⁄4 miles to attract classier middle distance gallopers.

This race sits as the perfect lead to Sydney races such as the Ranvet Stakes and Tancred Stakes.

Often we see Melbourne Cup winners and runners take on this event on their way to the Sydney riches in a month’s time.

Australian Cup Field


We will have the full Australian Cup field here once it has been finalised.


Australian Cup Form Guide


Horses coming through the Carlyon Cup and Peter Young Stakes often run well in this race, including Harlem, the winner of the past two Australian Cups. 


First-up from a Melbourne Cup preparation is something we often see as well.


Australian Cup Results


Year
Winner
2021Homesman
2020Fifty Stars
2019Harlem
2018Harlem
2017Humidor
2016Preferment
2015Spillway
2014Fiorente
2013Super Cool
2012Manighar
2011Shocking
2010Zipping
2009Niconero
2008Sirmione
2007Pompeii Ruler
2006Roman Arch
2005Makybe Diva
2004Lonhro
2003Northerly
2002Old Comerade
2001Northerly

Australian Cup Fixtures


The Australian Cup fixture is below. These are subject to change.

Race 1: Benchmark 90
Race 2: Benchmark 84
Race 3: Benchmark 90
Race 4: Incognitus Stakes
Race 5: Sires’ Produce Stakes
Race 6: Newmarket Handicap
Race 7: Kewney Stakes
Race 8: Australian Cup
Race 9: Schweppervescence Trophy

Australian Cup 2021 Result


1st - Homesman
2nd - Best Of Days
3rd - Chapada


Australian Cup Bet Of The Day


Check back in the build-up to the race for our Australian Cup bet of the day.

Australian Cup Social News


Punters looking to get the latest The Goodwood social news should visit the Flemington Racing Club's social media accounts, which can be found at @FlemingtonVRC and Flemington Racecourse on Facebook.

Australian Cup FAQ

How can I bet on the 2022 Australian Cup?

To place a bet on the Australian Cup you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.
Corporate bookies provide betting markets on the Australian Cup well in advance of the race date and provide best tote and fixed odds markets in the week leading into the race.

Who should I bet on in the 2022 Australian Cup?

The Australian Cup ran over the 2000m with the race seeing some of the best stayers battling it out en route to a Sydney Cup or in preparation for the Melbourne Cup.
Follow our experts as they tip you into a Australian Cup winner.

What is the best way to bet on the Australian Cup?

Is there a better way to bet than from the comfort of your own home?
All you need to do these days is have a smartphone or laptop and you can sign up to an online bookmaker to place wagers from your couch.

How can I live stream the Australian Cup?

Punters wanting to live stream the Australian Guineas can get all the information from our live streaming hub.

When is the 2022 Australian Cup?

The 2022 Australian Cup is held on Saturday, March 5.

What is the distance of the Australian Cup?

The Australian Cup is a middle distance event that's ran over the 2000m.

Where is the Australian Cup held?

The Australian Cup is ran every year at Flemington racecourse, which is located in Melbourne, Australia.

Who won the 2021 Australian Cup?

Homesman toughed it out to beat Best Of Days and Chapada in the 2021 Australian Cup.

What is the prize money for the Australian Cup?

The Australian Cup is worth $1.5 milion.

                                                    

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