Its Cranbourne Cup Day on Saturday and a large crowd is expected for what is one of the best country Cup race. Check out prize money.

Cranbourne Cup 2022 : Prize money | Tips | Results

The Cranbourne Cup 2022 will be run on Saturday, November 12 at Cranbourne Racecourse. The scheduled start time for the race is 4:20PM.

Cranbourne Cup 2022 : Prize money | Tips | Results

What Cranbourne Cup Day
Where Cranbourne Turf Club – 50 Grant St, Cranbourne VIC 3977
When Saturday, November 12, 2022
First Race 12:35pm AEDT

The rail sits in the +3m position for the entire circuit and we should have a fair track for all competitors on this stacked nine-race program.

The track is rated in the Good 3 range for Saturday, but there are some scattered showers in the region, so we can expect a slight downgrade. The first race gets underway at 12:35pm AEDT.

Cranbourne Cup 2022 prize money 

The 2022 Cranbourne Cup is a Listed race (1600m) worth $500,000.

Cranbourne Cup 2022 : Prize money | Tips | Results

  • Date: Saturday November 12, 2022
  • Track: Cranbourne Racecourse
  • Distance: 2025m (1600m in 2021)
  • Conditions: Quality Handicap
  • Status: Listed
  • Prize Money: $500,000

The revised Cranbourne Cup was run over 1600m for the first time in 2021 with an increased prize pool of $500,000. The Listed race is run under handicap conditions and had previously been run at 2025m.

King Magnus was the first winner at the reduced distance. 

The race is the feature event each year at the Cranbourne Turf Club, about 50km south-east of Melbourne’s central business district. It is held towards the end of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. 

Cranbourne Cup 2022 : Prize money | Tips | Results

2004 Cranbourne Cup winner On A Jeune ran second in the following year’s Melbourne Cup behind Makybe Diva.

Cranbourne Cup 2022 tips

Cranbourne Cup tips has traditionally been led by in-form staying types coming off lead-up runs in similar or tougher grade races like the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield and Flemington’s Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m).

In 2021 the Cranbourne Cup betting markets instead favoured milers that were backing-up off a run in the Group 1 Kennedy Cantala (1600m) over the same distance at Flemington on Derby Day a fortnight earlier.

King Magnus improved on a lead-up and luckless Kennedy Cantala Stakes fifth to win the 2021 Cranbourne Cup over the reduced distance.

Any international horses over for the carnival that contest the Cranbourne Cup are often kept safe in betting, while the Cranbourne Cup odds traditionally favour the class horses with plenty of the higher-weighted and rated runners saluting in recent years including UK raider Folkswood (59kg in 2017), Mourinho (59kg in 2014) and Pakal (60kg in 2013).

The latest Cranbourne Cup 2022 odds will be provided below as soon as markets on the end-of-spring carnival event on Cranbourne Cup Day over the spring are announced.


The official Cranbourne Cup 2022 Results & Finishing Order will be available below once the Listed Cranbourn race is run and won on Saturday November 13, 2022.

Cranbourne Cup 2022 : Prize money | Tips | Results

Here are 2021 winners  :

  • 1st: #10 King Magnus
  • 2nd: #11 Our Playboy
  • 3rd: #2 So Si Bon

The Cranbourne Cup field draws a quality line-up of spring milers from both local and interstate stayers.

The Cranbourne Cup has been won by plenty of quality horses over the years.

By Rishabh

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