Where To Bet on Perth Cup

Race Details:

Date: 2025.01.01
Grade: 2
Open To: Horses Aged Three Years and Older
Track: Turf
Length: 2,400 Metres
Location: Ascot Racecourse, Western Australia

The Perth Cup is one of the biggest horse races of the year in Australia and takes place at the start of each New Year.

One of the biggest horse races in Australia takes place in Perth every January.  If you choose to bet on it, exercise caution and prudence.The race, which is a Perth Racing Group 2 Thoroughbred race with a quality handicap, is run at the Ascot Racecourse. Ascot is a left-handed turf track that measures in at 2,400 metres.

The race is open to horses 3 years and older and has a total purse of $500,000 AUD.

2024 Winner:

Casino Seventeen, priced at $2.70 and a favorite, achieved a much-deserved win. He is a six-year-old from the Casino Prince line.


The Perth Cup is one of the most important sporting events in Western Australia, attracting large crowds and significant media attention. The race is a highlight of the summer racing season in the region.

Alongside the race, the event usually features a variety of entertainment, fashion, and dining experiences, making it a festive occasion for attendees.


The Perth Cup is well-known for a major crash that took place in 2008, which resulted in the injuries of three jockeys and the deaths of two horses.

The event was first run in 1887 and is sponsored by TabTouch.


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