LEXUS MELBOURNE CUP

Melbourne Cup Race Details

Date: November 5, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm
Racecourse: Flemington racecourse
Race Distance: 3200m
Conditions: Handicap
Prize Money: $7,300,000

Melbourne Cup Information

The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2019 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 5th November. The race that stops a nation is more exciting than ever this year, with a number of celebrations taking place both inside and outside the racecourse. While the $7.3 million Lexus Melbourne Cup is the centrepiece of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, there are plenty of additional races and social events to keep everyone busy.There are a total of ten races taking place throughout the day, with varying race distances and prize values on offer. While the 3200 metre Lexus Melbourne Cup is by far the most prestigious event on the Australian racing calendar, the entire Melbourne Cup day spectacle is organised as a complete and enthralling package.Cross Counter - Melbourne CupEveryone knows just how much people enjoy getting dressed up and having a bet for this special day, with women wearing their most extravagant hats and most colourful dresses. A number of marquees are set up for VIP guests, with fashion parades and other entertainment also taking place throughout the day. Corporate marquee and dining packages are already available for bookings, with shared marquees also available for hire.

A General Admission Season Pass is being offered this year for the 2018/19 racing season, permitting access to general admission areas of all VRC race meetings, including the Melbourne Cup Carnival. This pass is being sold for $200, with a total value of $564. There are a range of other ticketing options available to choose from, including general admission, reserved grandstand seating, corporate dining, restaurant dining, and a variety of members options.

The Melbourne Cup is the second richest prize in Australian sport, contested by horses from all over the world. It is amazing when you think that Australia stops to a standstill to listen to and watch the big event, with a 100,000 plus crowd also expected to witness the race live.

It’s not all about the racing however, with a wide range of fashion, dining, and entertainment also on offer. The Flemington Racecourse will come alive again this November with fashion shows, music, and the best selections of food and beverages that money can buy.

Frequently Searched Questions

What time is the 2019 Melbourne Cup? The 2019 Melbourne Cup will be run at 3:00pm on Tuesday, 5th November 2018 at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

How many horses are there in the Melbourne Cup? The Melbourne Cup field is made up of 24 horses with no emergencies. Each year hundreds of horses will nominate for the race and based on the balloting system and handicapping it is reduced to 24 after the running of the Lexus Stakes on Derby Day.

Who will win the 2019 Melbourne Cup? This is a hard question to answer but be sure to check back here when the final field is announced to view our free tips and bets for the race. Last year our Long Shot tipped ran a close second at $17 as well as tipping the Trifecta at $2,449. We hope to do this again in 2019.

Melbourne Cup 2019

View our guide to watching the 2019 Melbourne Cup: 2019 Melbourne Cup live Stream

The Melbourne Cup this year will be run on November 5th 2019 which is the first Tuesday in November. The race will be run at Flemington racecourse and the start time for the race is at 3pm. The final field for the Melbourne Cup 2019 will be decided on Saturday 3rd November after the running of the Lexus Stakes which will decide the last remaining spot in the Melbourne Cup field.

Out of the twenty four runners in the Melbourne Cup Field there is prize money for the first ten horses to cross the finish line in a race with a total prize pool of $7.3million dollars. View the amounts given to each position on our Prizemoney page or view the information on the iconic trophy.

We have also compiled replays of the last five Melbourne Cup’s including last years edition in which international runner Protectionist won. View our the Melbourne Cup replays.

The last two Melbourne Cups have been won by international horses which is seen to have increased the amount of international runners heading to Australia during the Spring to tackle the race.

Melbourne Cup betting


The Melbourne Cup is the biggest race in Australia both for viewer count and for betting turnover. Host by the Victoria Racing Club the Melbourne Cup last year had a turnover of around $80 million dollars with the TAB alone. If you are thinking about having a bet on the Melbourne Cup than we advise you view our Melbourne Cup betting page to get information on the different bet types.

Want to place a bet on the Melbourne Cup? We explain the easiest way to bet on the Melbourne Cup.

The odds

Melbourne Cup betting odds basically goes hand in hand with Melbourne Cup betting although there are some small differences. The term betting refers to the overall market in a race where as the term ‘odds’ refers to each of the horses individual price when betting. Each horse in the race will have different betting odds, the horse with the lowest odds is believed to be the race favourite. Betting odds are determined by whom the bookmaker feels has the best chance of winning and betting moves from punters. Often horses will open up at a certain price and either get backed into lower odds or drift to higher odds.

Betting tips

Melbourne Cup is the largest betting event in Australia each year and it’s common for work and family banter to be around who their Tip is. As we don’t know the official field for the race we cannot give any tips as of yet but we can provide the best methods for you to select you own tips. So view our Tips page to find out more.

Melbourne Cup day


Melbourne Cup day is always on the first Tuesday in November every year. The meeting consists of ten races all together with the Cup always being the seventh race of the day at a time slot of 3pm. It is accustom for most businesses and schools to stop work at this time to tune into their tv’s or radios to listen to the race which has been branded ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Melbourne Cup always draws a big attendance to Flemington racecourse view more information on attendances HERE.

We provide as much information about the Melbourne Cup as we can below covering a wide range of topics regarding the Melbourne Cup 2019 including how to get to Flemington on Melbourne Cup day Travel.

Melbourne Cup field

Melbourne Cup Field
Each year hundreds of horses are nominated by their connections for the Melbourne Cup. Leading up to the race there are different levels of acceptances which connections need to pay a fee to continue with their quest to make the Melbourne Cup Field. The field is determined by horses who have won Group races worldwide over the distance of 2400m+ which has caused some debate to the ease of some international runners making the field. There are currently 67 horses still nominated for the race you can view them on our nominations page.

You can also view our page showing the weights for each of the nominated runners in the 2019 Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne Cup Stats

There are plenty of different factors in picking a winner in the Melbourne Cup with a likely field size of 24 horses it can often come down to the ride of the jockey on the horse, we take a look at the most successful Melbourne Cup jockeys with Damien Oliver and Glen Boss having ridden the most winners at 3 each.

Flemington racecourse

The Melbourne Cup is held annually at Flemington racecourse and has so since its inaugural year  in 1864. The Circumference of the racecourse is 2,312 metres. The racecourse and surrounding areas is a total of 1.27km.

Some fun facts

Do you want to learn some interesting facts about the Melbourne Cup? View our Facts page where we list some of the most interesting facts and statistics.

Interested in the history of the Melbourne Cup? Then view our page on the Early Years of the Cup.

Melbourne Cup Carnival

The 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival goes for a full week and is comprised by four race days. The race days are Victoria Derby day, Melbourne Cup day, Crown Oaks day and the last day of the carnival is Lexus Stakes day which is our recommended day for families. The 2019 Carnival starts on the 3rd of November and runs until the 11th of November with the race itself being run on the 5th of November.

The Fashion


The Melbourne Cup Carnival isn’t all about the horses. A lot of racegoers head to Flemington each year simply for the fashion that is on showcase whether that be Women or Mens fashion with the latter becoming more competitive each year in what use to be a Female dominated focus until recent years. We take a look at the Melbourne Cup Fashion on our fashion page.

Melbourne Cup barrier draw

The barrier draw for the Melbourne Cup takes place on Victoria Derby day which this year is the 4th of November. The Lexus Stakes run on Derby day is the last race in which Melbourne Cup hopefuls can get a spot in the final field thus the barrier draw must commence after this time. It is accustom that the VRC announces the final Melbourne Cup Field and barriers at 5.30pm.

Melbourne Cup order of entry

The Melbourne Cup attracts hundreds of nominations each year but the final field is only twenty four runners meaning a majority of nominated horses wont get a start in the race. We take a look at this years current order of entry. We also explain the Melbourne Cup balloting system as well as list the ballot exempt races for the Melbourne Cup.

We have also made a page outlining the Qualification requirements.

Melbourne Cup Sweep

Melbourne Cup Jockeys
Each year thousands of people across Australia will take part in a Sweep on the Melbourne Cup which provides a cheap and fun way to experience ‘the race that stops a nation’. We provide some information on what a sweep is and how you can organise one for your office. It’s simple to do, fun and exciting so be sure to take part in a Work Sweep this year!

Melbourne Cup International runners

The Melbourne Cup is the most watched horse race in Australian racing, contested by three year old horses and above over a distance of 3200 metres.  The Melbourne Cup is held annually at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday in November, and has become known as “the race that stops a nation”.  Throughout its long history that stretches back to 1861, a number of international horses have won this prestigious event.

Learn more on our page about International horses that have raced in the Melbourne Cup

The best winners


It takes a very good horse to win a Melbourne Cup and each winner goes into the history books although there are some horses who have won the race on multiple occasions which with increase in weights and conditions takes an exceptional horse to do so.

Makybe Diva has won the Melbourne Cup on three occasions with other notable Melbourne Cup winners being Archer who won the first two editions of the race and arguably Australia’s most well known horse Phar Lap who won the race in 1930.

Melbourne Cup Winners

Year Winner
2018 Cross Counter
2017 Rekindling
2016 Almandin
2015 Prince Of Penzance
2014 Protectionist
2013 Fiorente
2012 Green Moon
2011 Dunaden
2010 Americain
2009 Shocking
2008 Viewed
2007 Efficient
2006 Delta Blues
2005 Makybe Diva
2004 Makybe Diva
2003 Makybe Diva

 

 

 

 

STELLA ARTOIS CAULFIELD CUP

Caulfield Cup Race Details

Date: October 19, 2019
Time: 4:40 pm
Racecourse: Caulfield Racecourse
Race Distance: 2400m
Conditions: Handicap
Prize Money: $5,000,000

Caulfield Cup Information

The Caulfield Cup is always an amazing spectacle, with some of the best horses in the world battling it out over 2400 metres for $5 million in prize money. Taking place at Caulfield Racecourse each year, this Group 1 race is one of the toughest and richest handicap events in the world. The Caulfield Cup is hosted by the Melbourne Racing Club, and is the second most popular horse race in Australia behind the Melbourne Cup.The Caulfield Cup forms the major double of the season with the Melbourne Cup, and is also a key lead up race for “the race that stops a nation”. Run since 1879, the Caulfield Cup has a long and rich history in Australian racing and has produced some of the best horses the country has to offer. This race is the pinnacle event of the Caulfield Cup Carnival, and the major attraction of Caulfield Cup Day.Some of the other races that take place on Caulfield Cup Day include the Ethereal Stakes, Moonga Stakes, Caulfield Sprint, and Tristarc Stakes among others. Caulfield Cup Day is also surrounded by racing culture and special events, including fashion shows, dining packages, entertainment, and the chance to mingle with A-list celebrities.

The Caulfield Cup has been open to international competition since 1998, with its international reputation growing since then. There are a total of 18 horses who line up for the Caulfield Cup each year, with the field decided by a ballot system from over 200 nominations. A number of factors come into play to help decide the field, including prize money wins and placings in specific lead up events.

Some of the most notable horses to win the Caulfield Cup in recent years include Northerly in 2002, Mannerism in 1992, and Elvstroem in 2004. In the last few years, winners have included All The Good in 2008, Viewed in 2009, Descarado in 2010, Southern Speed in 2011, Dunaden in 2012 and Fawkner in 2013. Fawkner won the 2013 edition of this race ahead of Dandino in second place and Dear Demi in third. Last years Caulfield Cup was won by Japanese stayer Admire Rakti who has unfortunately past away since after suffering a heart attack in the Melbourne Cup.

 

Caulfield Cup 2019

The 2019 edition of the Caulfield Cup is sure to be as big as ever, with many of the best local and international horses attracted to this great event. This years Caulfield Cup is being run on Saturday, 19th of October, 2019. It is proceeded by the two other days of the Caulfield Cup Carnival, Caulfield Guineas Day and Blue Sapphire Stakes day.

Caulfield Cup Results

The official results for the Caulfield Cup include the positions of all 18 runners together with times, scratchings, and margins. There are over 200 nominations for the Caulfield Cup each year, with an increasing amount of interest from international runners. However, with only 18 spots up for grabs each year, only some are lucky enough to make it into what is one of the biggest races in Australia.

Caulfield Cup Betting

Betting for the Caulfield Cup is always busy, especially as race day gets closer. There are a number of ways to bet on the race, including the popular double with the Melbourne Cup. The most popular type of bets include win bets, place bets, each-way bets, and exotic bets.

Caulfield Cup Odds

The odds on offer for the Caulfield Cup can vary, so it is always a good idea to check with a few different online bookmakers. While this aspect of betting can seem difficult for casual race fans and beginners, the system used by bookmakers is really quite simple. Short odds are offered to those horses with a high chance of performing well, with long odds offering a bigger payout in exchange for a reduced chance of success.

Betting Tips

When the Caulfield Cup Carnival gets closer in October, there are always lots of people trying to pick a winner. With race tips coming from friends, family, and racing experts, it can often get confusing when trying to place a simple bet. However, there are some tried and tested ways of increasing your chances, including detailed reviews of lead up races, recent form, track conditions, barriers, and odds.

Caulfield Cup day

While the Caulfield Cup is definitely the highlight of Caulfield Cup Day, it is not the only event to watch out for. There were a total of 10 races on the 2013 Caulfield Cup day and this years meeting looks to be a similarly busy affair. Along with the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, other high profile races included the Group 3 Moonga Stakes, Group 2 Caulfield Sprint, Group 3 David Jones Cup, and Group 2 Tristarc Stakes.

Caulfield Cup Field

The field for the Caulfield Cup includes 18 runners and 4 emergencies. The field and barrier draw information is decided in the week leading up to the big race, which this year takes place on Saturday, 19th of October, 2019.

Each year hundreds of horses are nominated for the race. We provide an up-to-date list of Nominations.

Order Of Entry is also a massive factor when placing an early bet on the race.

Some Fun Facts

The Caulfield Cup has been run since 1879, making it one of the oldest races on the Australian calendar. Over this time it has amassed a great deal of history, with a number of interesting facts associated with this great race. Historical facts and statistics can often provide important clues for a big race such as the Caulfield Cup, and are a good way to get a feel for the history of this great event.

Caulfield Cup Carnival

The Caulfield Cup is surrounded by the Caulfield Cup Carnival, which is made up of three days of racing and a range of other events. The first day of the Caulfield Cup takes place on Saturday, 19th of October, 2019 – Caulfield Guineas Day. The second day is Ladies Day Blue Sapphire Stakes on Wednesday, 18th of October, with Caulfield Cup Day itself held on Saturday, 19th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Past Results

The Caulfield Cup has been run since 1879, and been won by some of Australia’s greatest horses. The most notable winners over this long history include names like Viewed in 2009, Northerly in 2002, Mannerism in 1992, and Elvstroem in 2004. The 2013 edition of the race was won by Fawkner, the now deceased Admire Rakti in the 2014 edition of the race and Mongolian Khan in 2015.

International Caulfield Cup

While the Caulfield Cup has been run since 1879, it only recently opened itself up to international competition. Since 1998, this event has been open to overseas entries, with British horse Taufan’s Melody winning the first year in 1998 and All The Good taking the major prize in 2008. The Caulfield Cup continues to attract international horses however, so it won’t be long until we see another international winner.

 

 

LADBROKES COX PLATE

Cox Plate Race Details

Date: October 26, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm
Racecourse: Moonee Valley Racecourse
Race Distance: 2040m
Conditions: Weight For Age
Prize Money: $5,000,000

Cox Plate Information

The Cox Plate is a prestigious Group 1 race for three year old horses and above. Held under weight for age conditions, the Cox Plate has been run annually at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne since 1922. A number of quality horses have won this event throughout its long and distinguished history, including names like Phar Lap, Sunline, Northerly, and Kingston Town.The Cox Plate is run over a distance of 2040 metres, with $5 million in prize money up for grabs. The prestige of this event has certainly grown over the years, with the first ever victor in 1922, Violoncello, taking home 1000 pounds. The Cox Plate is strategically placed on the racing calendar between the Caulfield Cup, Victoria Derby, and Melbourne Cup, which is another reason why it has become such an important event.Ever since its inauguration, the Cox Plate has been acknowledged as one of the classic events in international horse racing. While almost all winners of the Cox Plate have come from Australia and New Zealand, “the greatest two minutes in sport” is often acknowledged as one of the classic international races. Three of the most memorable moments in history include the brilliant seven length win by Sunline in 2000 and the dominance shown by champion Kingston Town by winning three Cox Plates in a row in the early eighties as well as last year’s race in which Winx demolished her rivals in the race.Since 1999, the Cox Plate has been included alongside other great races in the World Series, joining the Japan Cup, the Hong Kong International Cup, Arlington Million in the USA, the Canadian International, the Breeders Cup Turf and Breeders Cup Classic in the USA, the Irish Champion Stakes, the Grosser Preis Von Baden in Germany, and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes at Ascot in the UK.

Cox Plate 2019

The 2019 Cox Plate is likely to be bigger and better than ever, with organisers continuing to attract international interest in “the greatest two minutes in sport”. The Cox Plate will be held this year on Saturday, October 28th, along with a range of Listed and Group events. It is also proceeded by the Manikato Stakes the night before on Friday, October 25th, as well as the Barrier Draw Breakfast and Ladies Fashion Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23rd.

Cox Plate Betting

The Cox Plate is one of the most popular racing events in Australia, with a strong international reputation and growing support in the Australian racing community. While still not as popular as betting on the Melbourne Cup, there are more bets placed on the Cox Plate each year. It is known to be a purist racing event, something that can scare off casual and beginning punters. We make it easy for you by providing Free Tips for you, so check back when the final field for the race is out.

The Odds

Casual punters are often scared by the term odds and what they represent. However, the system of odds employed by bookmakers is really quite simple once you get your head around the basic terminology. Just like other racing events, odds are the individual prices offered for each horse when making a bet. The Cox Plate odds on offer are dependent on the type of bet being made and the likelihood of success. Horses with short odds are believed to be more likely to succeed, with bets on outsiders offering more money in exchange for a reduced chance of success.

Betting Tips

Everyone wants a hot tip when it gets close to race day, and there are normally more than a few experts happy to oblige. Getting a useful tip for the Cox Plate can be difficult however, with bookmakers and self styled racing gurus not always on your side. While the official field for the race will not be known for some time, there are a few basic things to keep in mind when putting your money down on any horse racing event.

View our Free Racing Tips page for detailed tips for the Cox Plate

Cox Plate Racecourse

The Cox Plate takes place at Moonee Valley Racecourse, which is located about 6 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD. Moonee Valley has hosted a number of thoroughbred racing events over the years, and is the only metropolitan race track in the country to have night time racing. The Manikato Stakes is held on the eve of the Cox Plate under lights, with a special atmosphere always on offer. The Moonee Valley track is a tight anti-clockwise course with a circumference of 1805 metres and a short straight of only 173 metres.

Cox Plate Carnival

Like many of the world’s biggest races, the Cox Plate has become bigger than a single race event. The Cox Plate Carnival also includes the Barrier Draw Breakfast on the Wednesday before the Saturday race, with the Ladies Fashion Luncheon also held on this day. Manikato Stakes Night is held on the eve of the horse race, an exciting evening of racing under lights. The race itself is held on the Saturday, along with a range of Listed and Group racing events.

The Fashion

While it may not be as popular with the general public as the Melbourne Cup, the international reputation of the Cox Plate is helping it become one of the biggest sporting events in Australia. It is not all about the racing however, with a number of dining, entertainment, and fashion events also a big part of the Cox Plate Carnival. The Cox Plate Fashion Luncheon is held on the Wednesday before the big race, with a number of dining options and the chance to look at some of the best fashions for the spring and summer ahead.

View our Cox Plate Fashion Page

Cox Plate Prize Money

The Cox Plate is one of the richest and most prestigious races on the Australian calendar. This event is also increasingly attracting the attention of international horses, thanks in large part to the massive amount of prize money on offer. There is over $5 million in prize money on the table for the 2019 race, including over $50,000 worth of trophies for the people involved with the winning horse.

Cox Plate Barrier Draw

Like all big horse racing events, barrier draws can make a big difference to the final outcome. While the importance of barrier draws in the Cox Plate is debatable due to the long distance of the event, the tight corners of the Moonee Valley track often make for pushy conditions. Barriers are announced at the Barrier Draw Breakfast, a special event which takes place on the Wednesday before the big race in October.

Cox Plate Internationals

The Cox Plate enjoys a fantastic international reputation, more so than even the famous Melbourne Cup. The Cox Plate became part of the Racing World Series in 1999, and is still the only southern hemisphere race in what is a very impressive list. The organisers of the Cox Plate are increasingly making efforts to attract the attention of international horses, with more runners from Europe, America, and Asia likely in the coming years.

Cox Plate Results

The Cox Plate is the best Weight For Age race in Australasia. The Cox Plate is a tough rough and usually the toughest and best horse in the race will win it. Last years winner of the Cox Plate was international galloper Adelaide who was ridden by Ryan Moore. View the replay of the race below. We have a look at the results and information.

Cox Plate Tips

Picking a Cox Plate winner isn’t easy. But here at Just Horse Racing we make it easy by providing you with the best free Cox Plate tips available anywhere on the internet. Be sure to check back when the final field for the race has been released to view our tips.

Cox Plate Field

The Field consists of fourteen runners and four emergencies. The Cox Plate is run over 2040m at Moonee Valley racecourse which is hosted by the Moonee Valley Racing Club. View the up-to date nominations for the race.

Some Fun Facts

We take a look at some Facts including when the first Cox Plate was run, which horses have won the Cox Plate/Melbourne Cup double and which horse has been the only horse to win the Cox Plate three years in row. If you would like to know the answers to these questions be sure to checkout our facts page.

 Cox Plate past winners

The Cox Plate has been run since 1922, we take a look at the previous winners of the horse race.

Year
Winner
Age
Breeding
Jockey
Trainer
Time
Odds
2018
Winx
7 b m
Street Cry – Vegas Showgirl (NZ)
Hugh Bowman
Chris Waller
2:03.47
1-4F
2017
Winx
6 b m
Street Cry – Vegas Showgirl (NZ)
Hugh Bowman
Chris Waller
2:02.94
2-11F
2016
Winx
5 b m
Street Cry – Vegas Showgirl (NZ)
Hugh Bowman
Chris Waller
2:06.35
4-5F
2015
Winx
4 b m
Street Cry – Vegas Showgirl (NZ)
Hugh Bowman
Chris Waller
2:02.98
7-2F
2014
Adelaide (IRE)
4 b h
Galileo – Elletelle (IRE)
Ryan Moore
Aidan O’Brien
2:03.76
7-1
2013
Shamus Award
3 b c
Snitzel – Sunset Express
Chad Schofield
Danny O’Brien
2:05.27
20-1
2012
Ocean Park
4 b h
Thorn Park – Sayyida
Glen Boss
Gary Hennessy
2:04.14
5-1
2011
Pinker Pinker
4 b m
Reset – Miss Marion
Craig Williams
Greg Eurell
2:05.39
25-1
2010
So You Think
4 b h
High Chaparral – Triassic
Steve Arnold
J B Cummings
2:07.45
1-2F
2009
So You Think
3 b c
High Chaparral – Triassic
Glen Boss
J B Cummings
2:03.98
12-1
2008
Maldivian
6 b g
Zabeel – Shynzi
Michael Rodd
Mark Kavanagh
2:06.92
10-1
2007
El Segundo
6 b g
Pins – Palos Verdes
Luke Nolen
Colin Little
2:06.33
6-1
2006
Fields Of Omagh
9 b g
Rubiton – Finneto
Craig Williams
David A. Hayes
2:06.89
18-1
2005
Makybe Diva
6 b m
Desert King – Tugela
Glen Boss
Lee Freedman
2:09.27
1-1F
2004
Savabeel
3 br c
Zabeel – Savannah Success
Chris Munce
Graeme Rogerson
2:06.88
14-1
2003
Fields Of Omagh
6 b g
Rubiton – Finneto
Steven King
Tony McEvoy
2:07.61
16-1
2002
Northerly
6 b g
Serheed – North Bell
Patrick Payne
Fred Kersley
2:06.27
3-1 EF
2001
Northerly
5 b g
Serheed – North Bell
Damien Oliver
Fred Kersley
2:05.84
5-2
2000
Sunline
5 b m
Desert Sun – Songline
Greg Childs
Trevor McKee
2:07.70
11-8F
1999
Sunline
4 b m
Desert Sun – Songline
Greg Childs
Tevor McKee
2:05.40
6-1
1998
Might and Power
5 b/br g
Zabeel – Benediction
Jim Cassidy
Jack Denham
2:03.54
8-11F
1997[22]
Dane Ripper
4 b f
Danehill – Red Express
Damien Oliver
J B Cummings
2:07.65
40-1
1996
Saintly
4 ch g
Sky Chase – All Grace
Darren Beadman
J B Cummings
2:05.73
5-1
1995
Octagonal
3 br c
Zabeel – Eight Carat
Shane Dye
John Hawkes
2:06.38
15-2
1994
Solvit
6 b g
Morcon – Yallah Sun
D Walsh
Moira Murdoch
2:02.6
10-1
1993
The Phantom Chance
4 ch g
Noble Bijou – The Fantasy
R Vance
Colin Jillings
2:02.8
4-1
1992
Super Impose
8 ch g
Imposing – Pheroz Fancy
Greg Hall
Lee Freedman
2:05.5
16-1
1991
Surfers Paradise
4 br g
Crested Wave – Lady Aythorpe
Lance O’Sullivan
David J. O’Sullivan
2:03.8
14-1
1990
Better Loosen Up
5 b c
Loosen Up – Better Fantasy
M Clarke
David A. Hayes
2:01.5
2-1F
1989
Almaarad
6 ch c
Ela-Mana-Mou – Silk Blend
M Clarke
Colin Hayes
2:03.2
11-4F
1988
Our Poetic Prince
4 br h
Yeats – Finisterre
N Harris
J Wheeler
2:06.9
5-4F
1987
Rubiton
4 br h
Century – Ruby
Harry White
P C Barns
2:02.9
7-4F
1986[33]
Bonecrusher
4 ch g
Pag Asa – Imitation
G Stewart
F T Ritchie
2:07.2
9-10F
1985
Rising Prince
5 ch h
Round Top – Bonlene
Kevin Langby
Ms D Stein
2:05.3
7-1
1984
Red Anchor
3 ch c
Sea Anchor – Decoy Girl
Mick Dittman
T J Smith
2:03.7
8-11F
1983
Strawberry Road
4 b h
Whiskey Road – Giftisa
Mick Dittman
Doug Bougoure
2:09.1
11-2
1982
Kingston Town
6 bl g
Bletchingly – Ada Hunter
Peter Cook
T J Smith
2:05.5
7-4F
1981
Kingston Town
5 bl g
Bletchingly – Ada Hunter
Ron Quinton
T J Smith
2:06.7
4-6F
1980
Kingston Town
4 bl g
Bletchingly – Ada Hunter
M Johnston
T J Smith
2:07.3
6-4F
1979
Dulcify
4 b h
Decies – Sweet Candy
Brent Thomson
Colin Hayes
2:04.9
7-4F
1978
So Called
4 b h
Sobig – Calling
Brent Thomson
Colin Hayes
2:08.7
5-1
1977
Family Of Man
4 b h
Lots of Man – Colleen
Brent Thomson
George Hanlon
2:05.3
10-1
1976
Surround
3 gr f
Sovereign Edition – Micheline
Peter Cook
Geoff T. Murphy
2:04.3
6-1
1975
Fury’s Order
5 ch h
Indian Order – Our Fury
Brent Thomson
W McEwan
2:20.4
7-1
1974
Battle Heights
7 br g
Battle-Waggon – Wuthering Heights
G Willetts
R Douglas
2:09.9
7-1
1973
Taj Rossi
3 b c
Matrice – Dark Queen
S Aitken
J B Cummings
2:08.3
7-1
1972
Gunsynd
5 gr h
Sunset Hue – Woodie Wonder
Roy Higgins
T J Smith
2:01.9
6-4F
1971
Tauto
6 b/br g
Good Brandy – San Patricia
L Hill
R Agnew
2:03.9
12-1
1970
Abdul
3 gr c
Sovereign Edition – Fyfe
P Jarman
Geoff T. Murphy
2:05.5
33-1
1969
Daryl’s Joy
3 br c
Stunning – Rutha
W Skelton
S A Brown
2:05.4
6-1
1968
Rajah Sahib
3 br c
Pakistan II – Gay Princess
George Moore
T Hill
2:04.8
7-4F
1967
Tobin Bronze
5 ch h
Arctic Explorer – Amarco
Jim Johnson
Graeme H. Heagney
2:04.8
1-6F
1966
Tobin Bronze
4 ch h
Arctic Explorer – Amarco
Jim Johnson
Graeme H. Heagney
2:07.2
9-10F
1965
Star Affair
3 ch c
Star Kingdom – Royal Lark
P Hyland
Angus Armanasco
2:02.0
3-1
1964
Sir Dane
4 br h
Summertime – Cas
Roy Higgins
R J Shaw
2:03.9
11-2
1963
Summer Regent
5 br g
Summertime – Mayina
J Riordan
R T Cotter
2:06.2
10-1
1962
Aquanita
6 b/br h
Wateringbury – Reinita
F Moore
R J Shaw
2:04.3
4-5F
1961
Dhaulagiri
5 b g
High Peak – Solar Circle
G Lane
B Courtney
2:04.8
9-2
1960
Tulloch
6 b h
Khorassan – Florida
Neville Sellwood
T J Smith
2:01.1
2-1F
1959
Noholme
3 ch c
Star Kingdom – Oceana
Neville Sellwood
Maurice McCarten
2:02.7
4-1
1958
Yeman
6 ch g
Sabaean – Wardress
L Whittle
H Wiggins
2:16.4
33-1
1957
Redcraze
7 ch g
Red Mars – Myarion
George Moore
T J Smith
2:05.6
4-1
1956
Ray Ribbon
5 b c
Perilous – Lady Yelverton
Jack Purtell
G S Barr
2:04.9
4-1
1955
Kingster
3 br c
Star Kingdom – Canvas Back
W Camer
J Green
2:04.4
33-1
1954
Rising Fast
5 b/br g
Alonzo – Faster
Jack Purtell
Ivan Tucker
2:03.8
11-8F
1953
Hydrogen
5 br h
Delville Wood – Sweet Sound
Bill Williamson
E Hush
2:05.25
3-1
1952
Hydrogen
4 br h
Delville Wood – Sweet Sound
Darby Munro
E Hush
2:04.5
11-8F
1951
Bronton
3 ch c
Helios – Battle Royal
Jack Purtell
R Sinclair
2:05.5
25-1
1950
Alister
3 ch c
Whirlaway – New Flower
Jack Purtell
H Wolters
2:06.25
4-1
1949
Delta
3 br c
Midstream – Gazza
Neville Sellwood
Maurice McCarten
2:04.75
20-1
1948
Carbon Copy
3 ch c
Helios – Havers
Harold Badger
D McCormick
2:04.25
5-1
1947
Chanak
3 b c
Hellespont – Studio
Harold Badger
Jack Holt
2:05.0
9-2
1946
Flight
6 b m
Royal Step – Lambent
J O’Sullivan
Frank Nowland
2:05.0
3-1
1946
Leonard
4 ch h
Dhoti – Jeanne Hachette
W Briscoe
Lou Robertson
2:06.0
50-1
1945
Flight
5 b m
Royal Step – Lambent
J O’Sullivan
Frank Nowland
2:08.75
11-2
1944
Tranquil Star
7 ch m
Gay Lothario – Lone Star
Scobie Breasley
R Cameron
2:06.75
7-1
1943
Amana
4 ch h
Talking – Capris
A Dewhirst
R J Shaw
2:03.75
5-2F
1942
Tranquil Star
5 ch m
Gay Lothario – Lone Star
K Smith
R Cameron
2:00.75
6-1
1941
Beau Vite
5 br h
Beau Pere – Dominant
Darby Munro
Frank McGrath, Sr.
1:58.25
1-3F
1940
Beau Vite
4 br h
Beau Pere – Dominant
E McMenamin
Frank McGrath, Sr.
1:57.75
7-4F
1939
Mosaic
4 br h
Posterity – Inlaid
Darby Munro
J H Abbs
1:56.5
50-1
1938
Ajax
6 ch h
Heroic – Medmenham
Harold Badger
F Musgrave
1:56.75
1-2F
1937
Young Idea
5 br h
Constant Son – Persuasion
Darby Munro
Jack Holt
1:58.5
2-1F
1936
Young Idea
4 br h
Constant Son – Persuasion
H Skidmore
Jack Holt
2:01.0
4-1
1935
Garrio
3 b c
Chivalrous – Garrulity
K Voitre
Lou Robertson
1:58.5
14-1
1934
Chatham
6 b h
Windbag – Myosotis
S Davidson
F Williams
2:03.0
2-1F
1933
Rogilla
4 ch g
Roger de Busli – Speargila
Darby Munro
Les Haigh
1:58.5
10-1
1932
Chatham
4 b h
Windbag – Myosotis
J Munro
F Williams
2:02.75
10-9F
1931
Phar Lap
5 ch g
Night Raid – Entreaty
James Pike
Harry Telford
2:01.5
1-14F
1930
Phar Lap[37]
4 ch g
Night Raid – Entreaty
James Pike
Harry Telford
1:59.25
1-7F
1929
Nightmarch
4 br c
Night Raid – Marsa
Roy Reed
A McAulay
2:01.5
5-4F
1928
Highland
7 b/br g
Highfield – Regulator
W Duncan
Jack Holt
2:06.75
9-2
1927
Amounis
5 br g
Magpie – Loved One
J Toohey
Frank McGrath, Sr.
2:00.5
3-1EF
1926
Heroic
5 ch h
Valais – Chersonese
H Cairns
Jack Holt
1:58.0
4-5F
1925
Manfred
3 b c
Valais – Otford
F Dempsey
H McCalman
1:57.0
4-5F
1924
The Night Patrol
6 b h
Stedfast – Dark Flight
G Young
James Scobie
1:59.2
6-1
1923
Easingwold
5 ch h
Eaton Lad – Bahloo
G Harrison
Jack Holt
1:57.25
6-4F
1922
Violoncello
6 ch h
Valens – Catgut
J King
C H Bryans
1:57.5
2-1

 

 

TAB.COM.AU EVEREST

The Everest Race Details

Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 4:15 pm
Racecourse: Randwick racecourse
Race Distance: 1200m
Conditions: Weight For Age
Prize Money: $13,000,000

The Everest Information

The Everest is Australia’s richest race as well as the richest turf race in the world.The race boasts a total prize pool of $13,000,000 and is at weight for age conditions for all horses who must pay a $600,000 entry fee to race.2019 The Everest will be run on Saturday the 12th of October, 2019 at Randwick racecourse.The field limit is 12 horses with the race introduced to lure the best International sprinters from around the world.

The Everest Slots

Connections who wish to enter into The Everest will need to secure a slot. In the races inaugrial year slots were sold at $600,000 per year and required a three year commitment from purchasers.

Despite there being some skepticism from racing enthusiasts all slots for the 2019 The Everest were sold well prior to the race.

Slots for The Everest are trade-able commercial instruments meaning they can be sold, joint ventured or leased at a time prior to a nominated race entry date.

The Everest Prize Money

The Everest is not only Australia’s richest race but the richest turf race in the world. The 12 runners of the 2019 The Everest will race for a staggering $13 million in prize money.

The winner of The Everest will collect $5.8 million while the connections of the runner up will also take home over $1 million in prize money.

Prize Money Breakdown

1st $5,800,000 2nd $1,425,000
3rd $800,000 4th $400,000
5th $250,000 6th-12th $175,000
Equine Welfare Fund: $100,000

The 12 slots sold will make up $7.2 million of the prize money while the remaining $2.8 million will be raised by other revenues generated from the race meeting.

The Everest Form Guide

The weight-for-age sprint is expected to attract the world’s best sprinters and form lines from all over the globe.

The form guide for the 2019 The Everest will take into account lead-up runs, track & distance records and the barrier draw. Given the race will be run at Randwick Racecourse we will also look at horses who have performed at the venue in the past.

The weight-for-age TJ Smith Stakes is a 1200m race run at Randwick which will also prove to be an ideal guide. The 2017 TJ Smith Stakes was won by Chautauqua.

The Everest International Runners

While the field for the 2018 The Everest is currently unknown it’s expected to attract many of the best sprinters from across the globe.

Canterbury Park Racecourse is a fully equipped racecourse with state of the art training facilities. Canterbury Park will also act as a dedicated  quarantine centre for international horses in the lead up to The Everest.

The Everest Field

The field for the 2019 The Everest race has been decided pending any injuries.

This is how the field for the 2019 The Everest could potentially pan out.

Slot Slot Holder/Runner
1 GPI Racing (Greg Ingham) /
2 Aquis Farm /
3 Yu Long Investments /
4 Inglis /
5 Coolmore /
6 Damion Flower /
7 The Star Casino /
8 TAB /
9 Chris Waller /
10 ATC /
11 Max Whitby /
12 James Harron Bloodstock /

 

The Everest Winners

Year Winner
2018 Redzel
2017 Redzel

 

 

 

 

LONGINES GOLDEN SLIPPER

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Golden Slipper Race Details

Date: March 23, 2019
Time: 4:10 pm
Racecourse: Rosehill Racecourse
Race Distance: 1200m
Conditions: Set Weights
Prize Money:

$3,500,000

Golden Slipper Information

The Golden Slipper is one of the biggest and most prestigious horse races in Australia. Taking place each April at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, the Golden Slipper is the richest race for two year olds on the entire planet. The 2019 Golden Slipper is being run on Saturday the 23rd of March, with top class horses once again competing for a staggering $3.5 million in prize money and the coveted Golden Slipper trophy.The Golden Slipper is run over a distance of 1200 metres under set weight conditions, and has been contested since 1957. A number of famous horses, trainers, and jockeys have been involved with this event over the years, with some names going on to perform well at the Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup after this event. Horses may come into the Golden Slipper from a range of events, with the most obvious lead up races being the Pago Pago Stakes, Todman Stakes for colts and geldings, and Reisling Stakes.The Golden Slipper is the premier attraction of Golden Slipper Day, one of the biggest days of racing on the Australian calendar. Other Group 1 races on the day include the George Ryder Stakes, Ranvet Stakes, The Galaxy and the Rosehill Guineas. A number of great horses have won this event over the years, including recent winners Sepoy in 2011 and Pierro in 2012.An amazing atmosphere is generated on Golden Slipper Day, with tens of thousands of people coming out to enjoy one of the major highlights of Sydney racing each year. The 2019 Golden Slipper is sure to be as highly anticipated as ever, with the quality racing of the day surrounded by glamour, fashion, and racing culture.

Hosted by the Australian Turf Club, the 2019 edition of this race is being run as the Longines Golden Slipper. While the final field for the 2019 Golden Slipper Stakes has not yet been announced, with over 2000 nominations from around the world, you can be sure of a top class event.

A number of different tickets are available for the 2019 Golden Slipper, with different dining and accessibility options available. Some of the day ticket packages available for 2019 include the International Lounge, Gold Room, Schweppes Style Lounge, and Slipper Club.

Estijaab - Golden Slipper

Golden Slipper 2019

The 2019 edition of the Golden Slipper is shaping up as one of the best yet. This event is the richest horse race for two year olds anywhere on the planet, and the field assembled always manages to reflect this prestige. Taking place this year on Saturday the 23rd of March, the Golden Slipper 2019 is obviously the premier event on Golden Slipper Day.

Hosted by the Australian Turf Club at the beautiful Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Golden Slipper Day also includes four other Group 1 events; George Ryder Stakes, Ranvet Stakes, The Galaxy and the Rosehill Guineas. This year’s Golden Slipper will also be jam packed with dining, fashion, and racing culture, making it one of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar each year.

Golden Slipper Results

There is a total of $3.5 million on offer for the 2019 Golden Slipper contenders, making it one of the richest racing events in Australia. In fact, this event is the richest race for two year olds in the world, and always manages to attract a top class field. Recent winners of the Golden Slipper include Pierro in 2012, Overreach 2013, Mossfun 2014, Vancouver in 2015 and Capitalist in 2016.  Check back to this page to view live results of the 2019 Golden Slipper.

Golden Slipper Betting

While it might not be as popular as the Melbourne Cup, the Golden Slipper is one of the biggest betting events on the Australian racing calendar. While a race full of two year olds does throw up some challenges for punters, Golden Slipper Betting is getting bigger every year. It has never been easier to place a bet on the Golden Slipper, along with the other Group 1 events held on the same day with multiple online bookmakers all providing top odds on the race as well as new sign-up bonuses. View the latest bookmaker bonus bets here.

Golden Slipper Odds

When placing any type of bet on the Golden Slipper, it is important to be aware of the odds on offer and how they affect your wager. Short odds are given to those horses with a higher perceived chance of performing well. While payouts might be small, the chances of being successful with short odds are improved. In contrast, long odds offer a greater payout in exchange for a smaller chance of success. Golden Slipper Odds are available through a number of online bookmaking services.

As one of the biggest and richest horse races in the country, there is always a lot of attention given to the Golden Slipper. Golden Slipper Tips are easy to find when race day gets closer, although the discrimination and knowledge to use them well can be more elusive. As the official line-up and barrier announcements are made, there will be more tips and betting advice than most punters know what to do with. Like most big races however, a review of specific lead up events, recent form, and track conditions can go a long way. Or you can simply use our Racing Tips which in the past have been quite profitable on Golden Slipper day.

Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

The Golden Slipper Stakes are run at the famous Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, over a distance of 1200 metres. The Golden Slipper is one of the premier events each year at Rosehill Gardens, which is one of only two premier racecourses in the city of Sydney. Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is operated by the Australian Turf Club and located 23 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD.

Golden Slipper Day

While the Golden Slipper Stakes is definitely the highlight of Golden Slipper Day, it is certainly not the only attraction. With a total of four Group 1 races taking place on Golden Slipper Day, this is one of the richest single days of racing on the Australian calendar. Along with the $3.5 Million Golden Slipper Stakes, the day also includes the G1’s Ranvet Stakes, George Ryder Stakes, The Galaxy and the Rosehill Guineas.

Golden Slipper Facts

The Golden Slipper is one of the biggest and most prestigious races on the Australian racing calendar, with a rich history that stretches back to 1957. A number of interesting facts surround this great race, which is the richest two year old horse race in the world. With a total of five Group 1 events taking place on Golden Slipper Day, it is also the richest single day of racing in Australia each year. View some Golden Slipper Facts.

Golden Slipper Barriers

The barrier selection for the Golden Slipper each year always attracts a lot of attention from the racing community and general public alike. While the importance of barriers is debatable and different from race to race and racetrack to racetrack, there is no doubting the fact that some barriers are more successful historically than others. View our Golden Slipper Barriers page.

Golden Slipper Past Winners

The Golden Slipper Stakes has been run since 1957, originally as a Principal race over a distance of 6 furlongs. A number of great horses have won this event over the years, including the most recent winner Pierro in 2012. The Golden Slipper became a Group 1 event in 1980, with Dark Eclipse winning under the new status. View the Past Winners.

 

Golden Slipper Winners

Year Winner
2018 Estijaab
2017 She Will Reign
2016 Capitalist
2015 Vancouver
2014 Mossfun
2013 Overreach
2012 Pierro
2011 Sepoy
2010 Crystal Lily
2009 Phelan Ready
2008 Sebring
2007 Forensics