Looking for early info on this year’s Alister Clark Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 2,040 metres every Autumn, the Alister Clark Stakes is Group 2 race which has been happening for over three-quarters of a century. With a $200,000 prize purse, it attracts an array of national, and Trans Tasman, talent every year
If you’re looking for a good lead in race, you can’t go past the 1,800 meter Caulfield Autumn Classic, taking place a few weeks prior.
From 1939 to 1977, the race was run as a Principal Race. From 1979 onwards, it has always been a Group 2 race, including the one time it was held at Flemington Racecourse in 1995.
Alister Clark Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Friday, March 15th, 2019
- Track Location: Moonee Valley Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 2,040 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights
- Qualification: Three year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Operator: Moonee Valley Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $200,000
- Inaugural Race: 1939
Alister Clark Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Alister Clark Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Alister Clark Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Alister Clark Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Alister Clark Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Alister Clark 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 Alister Clark 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 Alister Clark Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Alister Clark Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Alister Clark 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 Alister Clark Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Alister Clark Stakes
- Login at neds.com.au
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Alister Clark Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Alister Clark 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 Alister Clark Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 01/03/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Alister Clark Stakes 2018 Results
2018’s results are displayed in the table below:
|1st||1||Cliff’s Edge||4||D.K.Weir||J.Mott||57 kgs||–||$1.70|
|3rd||6||Belfast||1||T.Busuttin & N.Young||D.Dunn||57 kgs||2L||$13.00|
|6th||7||Whoomph||5||L. & T.Corstens||S.Baster||57 kgs||11L||$51.00|
|9th||10||North Afrika||9||P. & P.Snowden||R.McLeod||57 kgs||14.1L||$81.00|
|10th||12||Bemboka Queen||11||H.Conners||J.McNeil||55 kgs||14.2L||$151.00|
|11th||8||Think Positive||8||J.& C.Ledger||L.Currie||57 kgs||21.95L||$21.00|
|SCR||4||Salsamor||–||T.Busuttin & N.Young||B.J.Melham||–||–||–|
Which Horse Will Win The Alister Clark Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Alister Clark 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:
- Local Legends – Look for horses that have taken first, second, or third at Caulfield and Flemington in the month leading up to the race. If you’re looking for a races in particular to check the results of, it is advised to check out the Caulfield Autumn Classic and the Australian Guineas.
- Favourites Fair Well – If you’re considering backing the favourite, you’ll be pleased to know they have a good record in this race.
Alister Clark Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Alister Clark Stakes 2019 Field
The field limit is 13. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners in the table below.
Alister Clark Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
Alister Clark Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Friday, the 15th of March, 2019.
Alister Clark Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2018 Alister Clark Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Alister Clark Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 12 PM on Monday, the 11th of March, 2019.
Alister Clark Stakes Weights
Standard weights apply to this race. Colts and geldings run at 57 kilograms. Fillies run at 55 kilograms. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Monday, the 11th of March, 2019.
Alister Clark Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 13th of March, 2019.
Alister Clark Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, the 13th of March, 2019.
Alister Clark Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Friday, the 15th of March, 2019.
Alister Clark Stakes Prize Money
The Alister Clark Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth. There is a $10,000 SUPER VOBIS nominators bonus for qualified horses.
Alister Clark Stakes Race Number
The Alister Clark Stakes is race number 2 on the 15th of March, 2019. There are eight races in total that day at Moonee Valley Racecourse.
Alister Clark 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 Alister Clark Stakes has been released.
Alister Clark Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Alister Clark Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Alister Clark Stakes Winners
Winners of the Alister Clark Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2018||Cliff’s Edge||Darren Weir||Jamie Mott||57 kgs||2:06.23|
|2017||Hardham||David Brideoake||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||2:05.78|
|2016||Tally||John O’Shea||Craig Williams||57 kgs||2:08.37|
|2015||Chill Party||Tom Hughes||Patrick Moloney||57 kgs||2:06.16|
|2014||Pheidon||Gai Waterhouse||Damien Oliver||57 kgs||2:06.69|
|2013||Vanilla||Michael Kent||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||2:05.61|
|2012||Highly Recommended||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||2:08.66|
|2011||Domesky||Michael Kent||Craig Williams||57 kgs||2:06.69|
|2010||Linton||Robert Hickmott||Michael Rodd||57 kgs||1:39.43|
|2009||Pre Eminence||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||55.5 kgs||1:37.19|
|2008||Sound Journey||Mick Price||Damien Oliver||55.5 kgs||1:35.82|
|2007||Casino Prince||Anthony Cummings||Damien Oliver||55.5 kgs||1:36.38|
|2006||Spinney||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||55.5 kgs||1:36.74|
|2005||Lieutenant||John Hawkes||Darren Gauci||55.5 kgs||1:38.98|
|2004||Speedy King||Graham Woolston||Brett Prebble||55.5 kgs||1:37.80|
|2003||Titanic Jack||Tom Hughes||Patrick Payne||55.5 kgs||1:37.69|
|2002||Royal Code||David Hall||Steven Arnold||55.5 kgs||1:38.26|
|2001||Mr. Murphy||Lee Freedman||Damien Oliver||55.5 kgs||1:31.07|
|2000||Pins||Clarry Conners||Shane Dye||55.5 kgs||1:36.21|