Australian Cup Barrier Draw Stats & Info

Australian Cup Barrier Draw

Australian Cup Barrier Barrier Draw Stats & Info

The Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) barrier draw and final field will be declared at 9:30am on Wednesday, March 26, 2025.

This page will be updated following the barrier draw.


Australian Cup Nominations – Where It All Begins

The Australian Cup is a weight-for-age event held over 2000m at Flemington Racecourse.

Some champions of the turf have been victorious in this race and a number of them came in the early 2000s with Northerly winning twice and both Lonhro and Makybe Diva also winning the Australian Cup.

Nominations for the 2025 Australian Cup are first announced on Monday, 24 March, 2025.


Australian Cup Barrier Draw – When, Where And How Is It Conducted?

The final field and barrier draw for the 2025 Australian Cup will be revealed on Wednesday, March 26, 2025, at 9:30am.

Barriers are randomly allocated using a computer and these are then uploaded to Racing Australia.

We will update the final field and barrier draw at the top of this page as soon as it has been revealed.

Australian Cup Barrier Statistics – Winners From The Past 20 Years

Year Horse Barrier Weight
2024 Cascadian 8 59kg
2023 Cascadian 10 59kg
2022 Duais 8 57kg
2021 Homesman 14 59kg
2020 Fifty Stars 13 59kg
2019 Harlem 4 59kg
2018 Harlem 4 59kg
2017 Humidor 7 59kg
2016 Preferment 9 59kg
2015 Spillway 8 59kg
2014 Fiorente 8 59kg
2013 Super Cool 2 54.5kg
2012 Manighar 5 59kg
2011 Shocking 12 59kg
2010 Zipping 12 59kg
2009 Niconero 10 59kg
2008 Sirmione 8 59kg
2007 Pompeii Ruler 2 59kg
2006 Roman Arch 4 58kg
2005 Makybe Diva 5 55.5kg
2004 Lonhro 5 58kg
2003 Northerly 7 58kg


Is There A Barrier Draw Bias in the Australian Cup?

Surprisingly, barrier one has not produced a winner in more than 35 years. We do not believe this to be a bias though as barrier two has had four winners in that timeframe.

Based on the information available, there is no barrier draw bias for the Australian Cup.

Most Successful Australian Cup Barriers

Barrier Wins
8 7
7 5
2 4
5 4
9 4
3 3
6 3

Last updated for 2024 Australian Cup Results

Please note that barrier statistics only include races from 1983 onwards.

READ: Australian Cup Barrier Draw News and Assessment



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