Looking for early info on this year’s B.J. McLachlan Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,200 metres, the B.J. McLachlan Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Doomben Racecourse. With a $250,000 prize purse, it attracts some of the country’s finest two year olds.
Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 status in 2011.
This race serves as a key lead up to the Magic Millions Classic.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, December 18th, 2019
- Track Location: Doomben Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,200 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights
- Qualification: Two year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Prize Purse: $250,000
- Inaugural Race: 1983
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the B.J. McLachlan Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s B.J. McLachlan Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s B.J. McLachlan Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s B.J. McLachlan Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the B.J. McLachlan 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 B.J. McLachlan 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 B.J. McLachlan Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the B.J. McLachlan Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the B.J. McLachlan 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 B.J. McLachlan Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The B.J. McLachlan Stakes
- Log in at neds.com.au
- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- 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 B.J. McLachlan Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
B.J. McLachlan 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 B.J. McLachlan Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 15/11/2019).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The B.J. McLachlan Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the B.J. McLachlan 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:
- Best Of Age – Races that are strictly for two year olds are uncommon. Finding the best two year old in Australia shouldn’t be hard based on previous performance. Trainers also make public comments about which two year old is the best in their stable.
- Local Edge – Look for horses that have experience on the Doomben and Eagle Farm racetracks.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2 and TBA #3.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes 2019 Field
We will display the field here once nominations have occured.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 28th of December, 2019.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2019 B.J. McLachlan Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Nominations
Scratchings close at 12:00 PM on Friday, the 20th of December, 2019.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Weights
Set weights apply to this race. Colts and geldings run at 57 kilograms. Fillies run at 55 kilograms. Final weights will be announced by 5:00 PM on Monday, the 23rd of December, 2019.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 10:00 AM on Tuesday, the 24th of December, 2019.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, the 24th of
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 8:30 AM on Saturday, the 28th of December, 2019.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Prize Money
The B.J. McLachlan Stakes prize purse is worth $250,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Race Number
The B.J. McLachlan Stakes is race number 2 on Saturday, the 28th of December, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Eagle Farm Racecourse.
B.J. McLachlan 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 B.J. McLachlan Stakes has been released.
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 B.J. McLachlan Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
B.J. McLachlan Stakes Winners
Winners of the B.J. McLachlan 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.
|2018||Sun City||Tony McEvoy||James McDonald||57kg||1:09.96|
|2017||Meryl||Lee Curtis||Christian Reith||55kg||1:10.08|
|2016||Ours To Keep||Chris Munce||Damian Browne||57kg||1:10.82|
|2015||Zelady’s Night Out||Tony Gollan||Jim Byrne||55kg||1:09.94|
|2014||Mishani Honcho||Les Ross||Chris Whiteley||57kg||1:12.64|
|2013||Unencumbered||Bjorn Baker||Nathan Berry||57kg||1:10.16|
|2012||Missy Longstocking||Liam Birchley||Damian Browne||55kg||1:10.27|
|2011||Driefontein||Gai Waterhouse||Tommy Berry||54kg||1:09.38|
|2010||Military Grace||Gillian Heinrich||Daniel Griffin||54kg||1:12.95|
|2009||Military Rose||Gillian Heinrich||Stathi Katsidis||54kg||1:11.46|
|2008||Paprika||Liam Birchley||Shane Scriven||54kg||1:09.77|
|2006||Miss Watagan||Gary Bein||Brad Stewart||52.5kg||1:10.90|
|2005||Master Archie||Paddy Cunningham||Bobby El-Issa||55.5kg||1:10.54|
|2004||Snitzel||Gerald Ryan||Glen Boss||55.5kg||1:09.51|
|2003||Oratorio||Lee Freedman||Damien Oliver||55.5kg||1:11.02|
|2002||How Funny||Gai Waterhouse||Michael Pelling||52.5kg||1:10.56|
|2001||Sunday Joy||Gai Waterhouse||Michael Cahill||52.5kg||1:09.42|
|2000||Shovoff||Clarry Conners||Glen Boss||52.5kg||1:13.82|