Bendigo Cup 2019
Part of the Spring Racing Carnival, the Bendigo Cup had only been upgraded to a Group listing within the past few years. Considering that it’s a country meet, it sports a sizeable prize purse of $300,000.
Taking place less than a week before the Melbourne Cup, this long distance meet can serve as a good lead in to the ‘race that stops a nation’.
Bendigo Cup 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
- Track Location: Bendigo Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 2,400 metres
- Weight Conditions: Handicap
- Qualification: Open
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Bendigo Jockey Club
- Prize Purse: $300,000
- Inaugural Race: 1868
Bendigo Cup Trifecta
In order to win the trifecta bet for this race, you will have to successfully choose the first three runners over the line, in the correct order. To know more about how you can carefully consider this high payout bet, please refer to our Trifecta page.
Bendigo Cup First 4
In order to win the first four bet, you will have to successfully choose the first four horses over the line, in the correct order. To know more about how you can begin to consider this high payout bet, please refer to our First Four page.
Bendigo Cup Betting 2019
There are many different ways to bet on the Bendigo Cup, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Bendigo Cup|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Bendigo Cup.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Bendigo Cup. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Bendigo Cup, 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 Bendigo Cup, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Bendigo Cup to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Bendigo Cup to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Bendigo Cup 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 Bendigo Cup, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Bendigo Cup
- Log in 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 Bendigo Cup Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Bendigo Cup 2019 Odds
Early market odds for the top forty-eight prospective runners are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2018 edition of the Bendigo Cup here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 08/10/2010)
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Bendigo Cup
The best way to pick who will win the Bendigo Cup is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.
- Internationals – Entrants from other countries are quite common, and international horses taking place is not a rarity.
- Barrier – With a 400 metre straight, don’t put too much stock into how wide your horse is drawn.
Bendigo Cup Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Bendigo Cup 2019 Field
The field limit is 16. We show the most likely to make the final field in the table below.
Bendigo Cup 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Bendigo Cup Race Day
Race day takes place on Wednesday, the 30th of October 2019.
Bendigo Cup Nominations
Nominations close at 12 PM, Thursday, the 24th of October, 2019.
Bendigo Cup Weights
Handicap conditions apply to this race. Weights are declared at 4PM, Friday the 25th of October, 2019.
Bendigo Cup Acceptances
Final acceptances must occur before 9 AM on Monday, the 28th of October, 2019.
Bendigo Cup Riders Announcement
Riders must be declared by 12 PM Monday, the 29th of October, 2019.
Bendigo Cup Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Wednesday, the 30th of October 2019.
Bendigo Cup Prize Money
The Bendigo Cup prize purse is worth $400,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Bendigo Cup Race Number
The Bendigo Cup is race number 9 on the 30th of October 2019. There are ten races in total that day at Bendigo Racecourse.
Bendigo Cup 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 Bendigo Cup has been released.
Bendigo Cup Live
You can tune into the 2019 Bendigo Cup live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Bendigo Cup Tickets
General admission is $25, purchasable through the Bendigo Jockey Club. General admission on the day costs $30. For marques and custom options, you can contact the Jockey Club direct at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bendigo Cup Race List
|Race Number||Race Name||Prize Purse||Distance|
|1||BM64 Handicap||$25,000||1400 metres|
|2||Maiden Plate||$26,000||1100 metres|
|3||Maiden Plate||$26,000||1400 metres|
|4||Grand Handicap Ballot||$25,000||1100 metres|
|5||BM70 Handicap||$30,000||1300 metres|
|6||BM70 Handicap||$30,000||1300 metres|
|7||BM78 Handicap||$30,000||1100 metres|
|8||Country Series Heat 8||$50,000||1400 metres|
|9||Bendigo Cup||$350,000||2400 metres|
|10||Fillies and Mares BM70 Handicap||$30,000||1100 metres|
Bendigo Cup Winners
Winners of the Bendigo Cup for the past eighteen years are displayed in the table below. If you would like to view the full list of Bendigo Cup winners, going all the way back to 1946, please visit our Bendigo Cup Winners page.
|2018||Red Alto||Brent Stanley||Michael Walker||2:28.51|
|2017||Qewy||Charlie Appleby||Kerrin McEvoy||2:27.50|
|2016||Francis Of Assisi||Charlie Appleby||Kerrin McEvoy||2:28.36|
|2015||The Offer||Gai Waterhouse||Michael Walker||2:28.51|
|2014||Bring Something||Ken Keys||Luke Nolen||2:29.43|
|2013||Sertorius||Bruce Elkington||Ryan Maloney||2:30.79|
|2012||Puissance De Lune||Darren Weir||Glen Boss||2:27.97|
|2011||Tanby||Robert Hickmott||Steven King||2:28.72|
|2010||Dream Pedlar||Troy Blacker||Craig Williams||2:18.22|
|2009||Zupacool||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||Luke Nolen||2:15.00|
|2008||Banana Man||Michael Kent||Michelle Payne||2:28.85|
|2007||Captious||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||2:31.93|
|2006||Gallic||Graeme Rogerson||Steven Arnold||2:31.93|
|2005||True Courser||Darren Weir||Peter Mertens||2:30.32|
|2004||Gallic||Graeme Rogerson||Danny Nikolic||2:32.56|
|2003||Western Waters||Sydney Catherall||Wayne Hokai||2:28.31|
|2002||Forlorna||Sheila Laxon||John Didham||2:31.35|
|2001||Saboteur||David Hall||Luke Currie||2:28.30|
|2000||Yammer||Tony Noonan||Nash Rawiller||2:34.45|
|1999||Majestic Avenue||Russell Cameron||Craig Williams||2:28.33|