The Kosciuszko

Are you looking for the latest on The Kosciuszko? The race betting experts at Neds have everything you need to know, all in the one place.

First run in 2018, The Kosciuszko is one of the newer Special Condition races run during the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival as part of the lucrative The Everest Carnival that gives away over $46 million in prize money. 

Offering $1.3 million in stakes the event is the richest of its kind and is only open to NSW and ACT country-trained runners. The Kosciuszko is held on The Everest Day – host to the world’s richest turf race the $15 million The Everest – at Royal Randwick Racecourse in mid-October. The Group 1 $5 million Caulfield Cup (2400m) takes place on the same day in Melbourne making for a truly incredible day of racing down under.

A sprint race over 1200m, The Kosciuszko is run at set weights plus penalties.

The Kosciuszko field limit was increased from 12 to 14 in 2019 with members of the public able to buy a ticket in the sweeps. If a member of the public holds a winning ticket, they are able to select a horse trained in country NSW and ACT and have it entered into the race.

The Kosciuszko 2022 – Fast Facts

  • Race Day: Saturday, October 15th, 2022
  • Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,200 metres
  • Weight Class: Set weights with penalties
  • Qualification: Restricted to horses trained in country NSW or ACT 
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Unlisted
  • Operator: Racing NSW
  • Prize Purse: $1,300,000
  • Inaugural Race: 2018
  • 2022 The Kosciuszko Winner: TBD

the kosciuszko 2022 RESULTS

The official 2022 The Kosciuszko results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday October 15, 2022. 

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The Kosciuszko Betting 2022

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Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s The Kosciuszko
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s The Kosciuszko.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s The Kosciuszko. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in The Kosciuszko, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.
Quinella Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within The Kosciuszko, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within The Kosciuszko to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within The Kosciuszko to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within The Kosciuszko to win the First 4.
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie) You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from The Kosciuszko, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The The Kosciuszko In 2022

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  1. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  2. Make sure to check out the form guide, once it’s released
  3. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options
  4. Select the horse(s) for the race.

The Kosciuszko 2022 Odds

Early market betting odds on the 2022 The Kosciuszko will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit


Which horse will win the 2022 The Kosciuszko comes down to a number of key form factors including the barriers, form over the distance and their previous experience in similar condition races.

When selecting The Kosciuszko winner it is also important to consider:

  • Randwick Form – Any country-trained horses with previous form at the Randwick track make a good bet in the event.
  • Country Quality – Gallopers in the race with proven Group race experience often do well in this Special Conditions event.

The kosciuszko FAVOURITES 2022

The early favourites in The Kosciuszko betting for 2022 include Black-Type winner from Corowa Front Page who was scratched from last year’s field, Another One from Wagga Wagga and the reigning champion Art Cadeau.

It’s Me ($2 in 2020) followed by Art Cadeau ($4 in 2021) are the latest The Kosciuszko favourites to win.

The Kosciuszko Field 2022

The official The Kosciuszko 2022 field is known once all 14 slot-holders announce their runners and will be published in full below as soon as confirmed. 

Runners in the 2022 The Kosciuszko field can be swapped out right up until 7:30am (Sydney time) on race day morning.

The Kosciuszko 2022 Tips

Favourite: TBD

Best Bet: TBD

Best Roughie: TBD

Our exclusive 2022 The Kosciuszko betting tips will be published here the week of the race and a full The Everest Race Day tipping post available on the Neds Blog.


The Kosciuszko 2022 Race Day

The Kosciuszko runs on The Everest Day 2022 in Sydney on Saturday, the 15th of October, 2022. Along with the $1.3 million The Kosciuszko, the headline event on the card include the:

  • $15 million The Everest (1200m),
  • Group 3 $500,000 Sydney Stakes (1200m), and the
  • Group 3 $500,000 Craven Plate (2000m).

the kosciuszko 2022 BARRIER DRAW

The official 2022 The Kosciuszko barrier draw takes place the week of the race and will be published in our above The Kosciuszko Field section.

The Kosciuszko 2022 Weights

The race is run at set weights plus penalties. The Kosciuszko Weight Conditions are as follows:

Set Weights – Open 57.5kgs: Class 6 56.5kgs: Class 5 56kgs: Class 4 or below 55kgs: Fillies and Mares less 2kgs

Penalties – Group 1 winner (prior to 1st Jan 2019) 3.5kgs Group winner 2.5kgs: Listed winner or winner of any race with prizemoney greater than $200,000 to the winner 1.5kg: Winner of any race with prizemoney of greater than or equal to $75,000 to winner but less than $200,000 1kg: Winner of any race with prizemoney of greater than $50,000 but less than $75,000 to winner 0.5kg.

Penalties are not cumulative.

Apprentices cannot claim.

Weights must be declared by 4:00PM (local time) on Tuesday October 11, 2022 and will be published in our above The Kosciuszko Field section.

The Kosciuszko 2022 Nominations

The official The Kosciuszko nominations for 2022 will be updated below once announced.

The Kosciuszko 2022 JOCKEYS

Jockeys for The Kosciuszko 2022 must be declared following acceptances and will be available in our above The Kosciuszko Field section.

The Kosciuszko 2022 SCRATCHINGS

Scratchings for the The Kosciuszko must be declared by 7:30AM on race day morning, Saturday October 15th, 2022.

The Kosciuszko RACE NUMBER 2022

The 2022 The Kosciuszko race number is TBC for Saturday the 15th of October, 2022. A total of nine races runs at Randwick Racecourse for The Everest Day.

The Kosciuszko PRIZE MONEY 2022

The current The Kosciuszko prize money is set at a total of $1.3 million.

The Kosciuszko 2022 Form Guide

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2022 The Kosciuszko Form Guide following final acceptances. 


The Kosciuszko Winners (Past Results)

See below for the full list of The Kosciuszko winners going back to the race’s inauguration in 2018.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2021 Art Cadeau Terry Robinson Tommy Berry 57.5 kgs 1:10.07
2020 It’s Me Brett Cavanough Jason Collett 53.5 kgs 1:09.60
2019 Handle The Truth Keith Dryden Nash Rawiller 57 kgs 1:08.21
2018 Belflyer John Shelton Adam Hyeronimus 57.5 kgs 1:12.01