Melbourne Cup of 0,000: Ancient Value of the Celebrated Australian Long-Distance Race is Restored, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-25


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a MELBOURNE CUP OF 0,000 Ancient Value of the Celebrated Australian Lon§-Distance Raee Is Restored. svdnkv. V s. vr.. Deeeaaher 15.— The areatige of the Mflbtiurne Cup is so high that even the addition of 0,000 to the price will scarcely en baaee ;: Stake value-, like ererythiag elae, have gone up. and the Victorfal Racing Club, when tie, id ing to raise the added money to the old figure af 0,008, no doubt had in mind that it would acTer do to allow this histonc vent to lag behind. That i- to be the Cup-- added money ;n the future. It will thus agsiiu h - the richest stake ia An-ii alasia. The Metropolitan Handicap and Sydney Cup of Baadwick each have ,000 added, the CaalfieM Cup has 9SS,Saa , and the Australian loch* Club Derby ol Randwi.-k ,000. It is uiimv years siDt riie Melborune Cup had 0,000 added. The last Cap race with -ucli an addition va- run in 1S9::. There were four altogether Carbine-- in 1s Kl. Ma.Tolios in 1S.01. Clen-loths in 1S$ 2 and Tarcoolas in 180.°.. In the year Tarcoola won the Victoria Racing Club retained the sweepstakes, hut i:i the ather years saased, they went to swell the prizf. Thaw in Carbines year. 1SO0. the total Cup prize money was fsjg,150 and Carbines -hare 1,130. In Malvolios year. 1R01. tlie race was worth 5.-IlLO and Malvolio won iC 0.«20. Glenloth ia Is!*-got .hB19,835 of a total value of SoN-i;. and far eo.da in l«o won S3."..7nO of the rates total of 6,750. These totals include the value af the Cup, which from now on will be SI. 000

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