1300 Australia Stakes

Looking for early info on this year’s 1300 Australia Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

1300 Australia Stakes, Moonee Valley

Run over 1,200 metres, the 1300 Australia Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place at Moonee Valley Racecourse. With a $150,000 prize purse, it attracts some of Australia’s best sprinting distance three year olds.

Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 status in 1990.

This race serves as a superb lead up for the Coolmore Stud Stakes.

1300 Australia Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, October 26th, 2019
  • Track Location: Moonee Valley Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,200 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
  • Qualification: Three year olds
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 3
  • Prize Purse: $200,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1985

1300 Australia Stakes Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the 1300 Australia Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s 1300 Australia Stakes
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s 1300 Australia Stakes.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s 1300 Australia Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the 1300 Australia Stakes, 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 1300 Australia Stakes, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the 1300 Australia Stakes to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the 1300 Australia Stakes to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the 1300 Australia Stakes 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 1300 Australia Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The 1300 Australia Stakes

  1. Log in at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on 1300 Australia Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

1300 Australia Stakes 2019 Odds

Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the 1300 Australia Stakes here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 24/10/2019).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
Condo’s Express 3.7 1.65
Lucifer’s Reward 10 3.1
Sartorial Splendor 4.8 1.95
Viking Warrior 21 4.8
Heyington Station 8.5 2.7
Cielo D’oro 9 2.8
Three Beans 11 3.4
Ruuca 9 2.8
Truffle House 21 4.8
Mister Yu Shu 34 6
Hearty Lass 8 2.5

Which Horse Will Win The 1300 Australia Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the 1300 Australia Stakes is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.

Additional factors to take into considerations are as follows:

  • Penalty Factor – The penalty may harm the chances off the Group 1 performers in this race, so look out for any unproven horses which are well poised to place.
  • Lead Ups – Both the Golden Rose Stakes and the Schillaci Stakes should serve as a guide to this race.

1300 Australia Stakes Favourites

Early favourites include Condo’s Express, Sartorial Splendour and Cielo D’Oro.

1300 Australia Stakes 2019 Field

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Handicap
1 222114 Condo’s Express Richard Laming Damien Oliver 8 58 kgs 76
2 1939×134 Lucifer’s Reward Brendan McCarthy Jamie Mott 6 57 kgs 70
3 152×23 Sartorial Splendor John Sadler Jamie Kah 2 57 kgs 66
4 12×19 Viking Warrior David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 10 57 kgs 68
5 36×3244 Dirty Work Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 12 57 kgs 68
6 211 Heyington Station Phillip Stokes John Allen 1 57 kgs 66
7 13 Cielo D’oro David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 9 57 kgs 63
8 1×2 Three Beans Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 4 57 kgs 64
9 1×3 Ruuca Toby & Trent Edmonds Tommy Berry 7 57 kgs 64
10 14 Truffle House Brent Stanley Luke Currie 11 57 kgs 63
11 17 Mister Yu Shu Jim Conlan Clayton Douglas 5 57 kgs 62
12 14×21 Hearty Lass John Hyam Kerrin McEvoy 3 55 kgs 69

1300 Australia Stakes 2019 Tips

Favourite: Condo’s Express.

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

1300 Australia Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 26th of October, 2019.

1300 Australia Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2019 1300 Australia Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

1300 Australia Stakes Nominations

Nominations closed at 12:00 PM on Monday, the 21st of October, 2019.

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Handicap
1 613×41 Barcali Colt 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 74
2 13 Cielo D’oro Colt 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 63
3 222114 Condo’s Express Gelding 3 Richard Laming 76
4 36×3244 Dirty Work Colt 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
5 14×21 Hearty Lass Filly 3 John Hyam 69
6 211 Heyington Station Gelding 3 Phillip Stokes 66
7 1939×134 Lucifer’s Reward Gelding 3 Brendan McCarthy 70
8 17 Mister Yu Shu Colt 3 Jim Conlan 62
9 1×3 Ruuca Colt 3 Toby & Trent Edmonds 64
10 152×23 Sartorial Splendor Colt 3 John Sadler 66
11 353×214 Surreal Step Colt 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
12 1×2 Three Beans Colt 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 64
13 14 Truffle House Colt 3 Brent Stanley 63
14 12×19 Viking Warrior Colt 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 68
15 183×423 Villami Filly 3 Gerald Ryan 84
16 4×113 Zoushack Gelding 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 67

1300 Australia Stakes Weights

Set weights plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 21st of October, 2019.

1300 Australia Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 23rd of October, 2019.

1300 Australia Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 23rd of
October, 2019.

1300 Australia Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 26th of October, 2019.

1300 Australia Stakes Prize Money

The 1300 Australia Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $120,000
2nd $36,000
3rd $18,000
4th $9,000
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $4,000
8th $4,000

1300 Australia Stakes Race Number

The 1300 Australia Stakes is race number 5 on Saturday, the 26th of October, 2019. There are ten races in total that day at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

1300 Australia Stakes Form Guide

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s 1300 Australia Stakes has been released.

1300 Australia Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 1300 Australia Stakes live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

1300 Australia Stakes Winners

Winners of the 1300 Australia Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Charge Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 56 kgs 1:10.00
2017 Eptimum Toby Edmonds Ryan Maloney 56 kgs 1:09.98
2016 Archives John O’Shea James McDonald 57 kgs 1:12.14
2015 Holler John O’Shea James McDonald 56 kgs 1:09.84
2014 Galaxy Pegasus David Hayes Damien Oliver 56 kgs 1:09.94
2013 Thermal Current Peter Moody Ben Melham 56 kgs 1:11.36
2012 Hidden Warrior Paul Perry Nash Rawiller 56 kgs 1:11.22
2011 Karuta Queen Neville Layt Tommy Berry 55 kgs 1:10.60
2010 That’s Not It Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Chris Symons 55.5 kgs 1:11.68
2009 Avenue Peter Moody Luke Nolen 56 kgs 1:10.09
2008 Millbank John Sadler Steven Arnold 55.5 kgs 1:11.11
2007 Royal Asscher Lee Freedman Damien Oliver 54.5 kgs 1:11.21
2006 Corton Charlemagne Dean Lawson Danny Nikolic 54.5 kgs 1:11.62
2005 Coronga Paul Perry Greg Childs 55 kgs 1:12.60
2004 Oratorio Lee Freedman Danny Nikolic 56.5 kgs 1:14.84
2003 Youth John Hawkes Steven Arnold 55.5 kgs 1:11.36
2002 Yell John Hawkes Darren Gauci 55.5 kgs 1:10.94
2001 Deprave Russell Cameron Steven Arnold 54 kgs 1:12.51
2000 Sound The Alarm Richard Otto Gary Grylls 55.5 kgs 1:12.18
1999 Prizefighter Jean Purcell Jim Cassidy 54 kgs 1:13.92