The Golden Eagle Prizemoney To Increase To $10 million

Racing NSW today announced that the prizemoney for the Golden Eagle will be increased to $10 million.

Hugh Bowman throws his goggles to the crowd after winning the 2021 The Golden Eagle at Rosehill Gardens. Image by Bradley Photographers

The Golden Eagle will be run at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, 29 October 2022.

As part of the unique conditions of the race, 10% of the prizemoney totalling $1 million will be donated to charity.

The owners of each horse in the race will nominate a charity to receive 10% of their horse’s prizemoney.

The increase in Golden Eagle prizemoney comes from additional sponsorship.

This announcement follows previously announced increases to minimum prizemoney levels across all sectors of NSW Thoroughbred racing totalling $25 million, that commence from 1 July 2022 and include:

  • – Metropolitan Saturday minimum prizemoney will increase to $150,000 per race
  • – Listed minimum prizemoney will increase to $160,000 per race
  • – Group 3 minimum prizemoney will increase to $200,000 per race
  • – Group 2 minimum prizemoney will increase to $250,000 per race
  • – Group 1 minimum prizemoney will increase to $600,000 per race
  • – Metropolitan midweek minimum prizemoney will increase to $55,000 per race
  • – Provincial minimum prizemoney will increase to $40,000 per race
  • – Country TAB minimum prizemoney will increase to $25,000 per race
  • – Picnic minimum prizemoney will increase to $5,000 per race

– Racing NSW

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