Arrowfield 3YO Sprint


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Looking for early info on this year’s Arrowfield 3YO Sprint? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Formerly known as the Royal Sovereign Stakes, the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint is a lucrative $1 million feature for three-year-olds run at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ each Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Traditionally contested on the second Saturday in April (3rd in 2021 due to the Golden Slipper Day washout), the meeting is host to four Group 1 races plus a number of other support acts including the Group 2 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint.

The set weights clash takes place over six furlongs (1200m) and often attracts a number of the same three-year-olds that contested the previous spring’s Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes down the Flemington straight in Melbourne.

Run and won since 1979 the event has been taken out by plenty of top runners including Lonhro (2002), Exceed And Excel (2004), Japonisme (2016) and Classique Legend (2019) who went on to win the next year’s The Everest.

arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2022 – quick information

  • Race Day: Saturday, April 9th, 2022
  • Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,200 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set Weights
  • Qualification: Three year olds
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 1
  • Operator: Australian Turf Club
  • Prize Purse: $1,000,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1979
  • 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Winner: Mazu

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2022 RESULTS

The official 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint results will be know once the race takes place on Saturday the 9th of April, 2022. 

  1. #6 Mazu
  2. #1 In The Congo
  3. #2 Paulele 

Mazu ($2.70) was excellent winning his fifth on the trot, rising in grade to run down the favourite In The Congo the closing stages and dominate the 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint results ahead of a big spring late in the year.

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Betting 2022

New Ways to Bet at neds

There are many different ways to bet on the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

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

How To Bet On The Arrowfield 3YO Sprint in 2022

  1. Login 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 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2022 Odds

Early market betting odds on the 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.

Which Horse Will Win The Arrowfield 3YO Sprint in 2022

The best way to pick which horse will win the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint in 2022 is to take into account their lead-up autumn racing form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry and look for the proven Sydney sprinters. 

Additional factors to consider when picking the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint winner include: 

  • Group 1 Performers: Three-year-olds with Group 1 wins or top three runs on their record have a dominant record in the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint.
  • Single-Figures: Horses under $10 in the markets have an excellent strike-rate in the race.

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Favourites 2022

Early favourites in 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint betting include the in-form Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Mazu coming off fourth straight wins and Golden Rose winner from the spring In The Congo

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2022 Field

The official 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint field of final acceptances is announced on the Tuesday of race week and will be published in full below once announced. 

2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Scratchings: 

  • #3 Marine One (7)
  • #4 General Beau (8)
  • #5 Generation (5)
  • #7 Shaquero (10)
  • #8 Ranch Hand (1)
  • #9 Bacchanalia (11)
  • #10 Maotai (4)

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2022 Tips

Favourite: #1 In The Congo ($2.35 at time of publish)

Best Bet: #6 Mazu ($2.70 at time of publish)

Best Roughie: #2 Paulele ($3.60 at time of publish)

Our exclusive 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint tips will be detailed above the week of the race and a full betting preview published on the Neds Blog.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE 2022 THE CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 2 PREVIEW & TIPS

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Race Day 2022

The Arrowfield 3YO Sprint takes place as part of Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ at Royal Randwick running on Saturday April 9th, 2022. The meeting is headlined by four Group 1 events with the running of the:

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Barrier Draw 2022

The 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race and will be published in our above Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Field section. 

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Nominations 2022

Nominations were taken on Tuesday the 8th of February, 2022 and attracted 113 three-year-olds. 

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 14x31562x A VERY FINE RED F 3 Mark Newnham
2 13x2x ABLE WILLIE G 3 Chris Waller 72
3 ALPINE BRONZE F 3 Jason Coyle
4 21x1212x3x ANAMOE C 3 James Cummings 114
5 112x3x ANG POW G 3 William Freedman
6 11015x7x ARCADED F 3 James Cummings 83
7 1x8x ARGENTIA F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman
8 116x22433x ARTORIUS C 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman
9 01332x370x ASHEMA F 3 Annabel Neasham
10 531x19112x AUTHENTIC JEWEL F 3 Brad Widdup 79
11 15x3x4111x BACCHANALIA G 3 James Cummings 83
12 0x37x BAHAMA F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
13 84x1x BEAUKATI F 3 Clinton McDonald
14 3x12150x BEND THE KNEE C 3 John O’Shea
15 30x1132x BRUCKNER C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
16 13x1113x2x CAPITAL REIGN G 3 Gary Portelli 76
17 1x36728x6x CAPTIVANT C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 106
18 22216x1x CARDIGAN QUEEN F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
19 5x3x CHELOON F 3 Archie Alexander
20 12x130x CRYSTAL BOUND F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
21 342×3 DALCHINI F 3 Lee & Cherie Curtis
22 19x2x DANCELITTLESISTER (NZ) F 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
23 x48412112x DANNY’S ST DARCI F 3 Archie Alexander
24 643361231x DECENT RAINE F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
25 0356×30 DIAMOND BLUSH F 3 Anthony Cummings
26 x36x25132x DIRECT C 3 Lloyd Kennewell
27 1x DRAFT DAY (NZ) G 3 Leon & Troy Corstens
28 312x121x DRAGONSTONE G 3 Mark Newnham 81
29 4x246x12x DUCHY OF SAVOY F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
30 2621629x DUFRESNE G 3 Anthony Cummings 70
31 21x ELITE ICON G 3 Tony & Calvin McEvoy
32 1x16x31x4x ENTHAAR F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
33 11x ESPIONA F 3 Chris Waller 80
34 361110x EXTREME FLIGHT C 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman
35 2x25x110x EXTREME WARRIOR C 3 Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)
36 1337x41x FLYING CRAZY G 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 69
37 12x5201x FLYING EVELYN F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman
38 2x8x404x FORBES C 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman
39 1144x3516x FOUR MOVES AHEAD F 3 John Sargent 92
40 115x25125x GENERAL BEAU C 3 Mathew Ellerton
41 11x331x1x GENERATION C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
42 2x1x14x GIMMIE PAR F 3 Peter G Moody
43 2415x GROWL C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
44 21x23204x HERESY F 3 James Cummings 80
45 225x14353x HE’S XCEPTIONAL G 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
46 2x53011x5x HILAL C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 94
47 2138x191x HOME AFFAIRS C 3 Chris Waller
48 4x214110x I AM LETHAL C 3 John O’Shea
49 I AM YOURS G 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
50 11x1314x2x IMPERATRIZ F 3 Jamie Richards
51 1221210x IN THE CONGO C 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
52 253x12938x INGRATIATING C 3 James Cummings
53 67x7734N1x ITALIAN INFORMANT G 3 Edward Cummings 57
54 621x418x9x JAMAEA F 3 Robert & Luke Price 92
55 72x3x KAHAWATY F 3 Anthony Cummings
56 442x110x6x KALLOS C 3 James Cummings 92
57 161243x31x KING OF SPARTA G 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 92
58 6x433x KING SHALAA G 3 Stuart Kendrick
59 21x172267x LARKSPUR RUN F 3 James Cummings 75
60 6x1x LAURELIN F 3 James Cummings 65
61 x139x5320x MALLORY F 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 86
62 12446x1x MAOTAI C 3 Kacy Fogden 82
63 567x11012x MARINE ONE C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
64 3x1x MARS MISSION C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 65
65 13x5661x MAZU G 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 77
66 14x112x ME ME LAGARDE F 3 Toby & Trent Edmonds
67 1x137x MINSK MOMENT C 3 Chris Waller
68 618x219x MISTER LARRABEE G 3 Stuart Kendrick
69 157x MORNINGTON GLORY C 3 Matt Laurie
70 14x46129x MR MOZART C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
71 1311x MYNUMEROUNO G 3 Nick Ryan
72 6x11x869x O’PRESIDENT G 3 Chris Waller
73 140x846x1x OVERPASS C 3 Bjorn Baker 103
74 1x12210x1x PAULELE C 3 James Cummings
75 PLAGIARIZED G 3 Chris Waller
76 1127x621x PROFITEER C 3 Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)
77 79x17517x QUEEN OF DUBAI F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 76
78 00x1745x2x RANCH HAND C 3 Chris Waller 88
79 4x RAPID RESPONSE F 3 Kris Lees
80 15x330x REMARQUE C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 90
81 22x211243x SANDY PRINCE G 3 Ben & JD Hayes
82 11x SHADOW DEVIL C 3 Mark Newnham 67
83 211x SHALSTAR F 3 Paul Messara
84 1610x5796x SHAQUERO C 3 Chris Waller
85 3x132x880x SHE’S ALL CLASS F 3 Chris Waller 84
86 23x101126x SHIHONKA F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 78
87 117x12x SILENT IMPACT G 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 76
88 47x14x SIRIUS GIRL F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 59
89 1182x912x SKY COMMAND F 3 Gary Portelli 84
90 SKYHAWK C 3 Anthony Cummings
91 111x SMIRNOVA F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 72
92 11x17x SNEAKY FIVE F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
93 52157x123x SOCIALIST F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 76
94 3x113x SPELLCATCHER G 3 Kris Lees 64
95 44x STROMBOLI C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
96 111x750x1x SWORD OF STATE C 3 Jamie Richards
97 9x1x TEA MASTER G 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman
98 6x7x TELUICI (NZ) F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
99 8x TEMPESTAS F 3 Paul & Martha Cave
100 13x1258x7x TIGER OF MALAY C 3 Richard & Michael Freedman 90
101 5152x821x TONNEOFGRIT G 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
102 211x VERNE C 3 Annabel Neasham 70
103 6710x26x VINDICATION G 3 Jean Dubois 60
104 1x17x WAY TO THE STARS C 3 Matthew Smith 64
105 345x04x1x WITH YOUR BLESSING (NZ) G 3 John Thompson 64
106 3x WONDERFUL TONIGHT F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
107 25x491214x YEARNING F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
108 1212x ZAPATEO F 3 James Cummings
109 2x11x ZARASTRO C 3 Chris Waller 74
110 2117x44x ZETARITA F 3 Kris Lees 64
111 219x2x ZETHUS C 3 James Cummings
112 1128x ZOUZARELLA F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman 76
113 112x ZUMA CALIFORNIA G 3 Cameron Richardson

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint first acceptances 2022

First acceptances are taken on Tuesday the 8th of March, 2022.

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Weights 2022

Set Weights conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Tuesday the 5th of April, with weights on the final acceptors to be published in our above Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Field section. 

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Acceptances 2022

Final acceptances must be declared before 9 AM on Tuesday the 5th of April, 2022 and will be published in our above Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Field section. 

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Jockeys 2022

The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, 6th of April, 2022 with jockeys to be published in our above Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Field section. 

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Scratchings 2022

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 9th of April, 2022. 

2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Scratchings: 

  • #3 Marine One (7)
  • #4 General Beau (8)
  • #5 Generation (5)
  • #7 Shaquero (10)
  • #8 Ranch Hand (1)
  • #9 Bacchanalia (11)
  • #10 Maotai (4)

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Prize Money 2022

The Arrowfield 3YO Sprint prize purse is worth $1,000,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth. 

Place Prize Money
1st $580,000
2nd $190,000
3rd $98,000
4th $44,000
5th $22,000
6th $10,000
7th $10,000
8th $10,000
9th $8,00
10th $8,000

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Race Number 2022

The 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint is set to run as Randwick Race 5 at 2:00pm (AEST) on Saturday the 9th of April, 2022. There are ten races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse. 

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Form Guide 2022

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Form Guide following final acceptances. 

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL 2022 ARROWFIELD 3YO SPRINT FORM GUIDE

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Live 2022

You can watch or listen to the 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Free to air television: 7 Network

Streaming: Racing NSW

Arrowfield 3yo sprint Winners

Winners of the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint going back to the year 2000 are displayed in the table below.

YEAR WINNER 2ND 3RD TIME
2022 Mazu In The Congo Paulele 1:14.4
2021 Wild Ruler Isotope Prague 1:10.1
2020 Splintex Flit Anaheed 1:12.3
2019 Classique Legend Jonker Avantage 1:09.1
2018 Catchy Showtime I Am Excited 1:10.2
2017 Derryn Global Glamour Impending 1:12.6
2016 Japonisme Counterattack Takedown 1:10.3
2015 Delectation Bring Me The Maid Rekindled Power 1:11.7
2014 Sidestep Bounding In Cahoots 1:10.2
2013 Rebel Dane Urquidez Taxmeifyoucan 1:10.7
2012 Hot Snitzel Manawanui Moment Of Change 1:08.9
2011 Master Harry Audacious Spirit Skilled 1:10.2
2010 Shoot Out More Than Great Viking Legend 1:10.7
2009 Youthful Jack Over the Wicket Desuetude 1:11.3
2008 El Cambio Kingda Ka Solo Flyer 1:10.3
2007 Mutawaajid Sniper’s Bullet Mearas 1:09.5
2006 Flying Pegasus Racing To Win De Beers 1:10.0
2005 Dance Hero Eremein Star Cat 1:10.0
2004 Exceed and Excel Ambulance Impaler 1:08.2
2003 Athelnoth Planchet Charlie Bub 1:10.1
2002 Lonhro Viking Ruler Shags 1:11.0
2001 Assertive Lad Continum Century Kid 1:09.9
2000 Hire Easy Rocking Condotti 1:09.9