Looking for early info on this year’s BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,600 metres, the BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup is a Group 3 race taking place at Eagle Farm Racecourse. With an $140,000 prize purse, it attracts a lot of nationwide talent each year, as well as some strong contenders from overseas.
From 1979 to 1999, the race was run as a Listed Race. From 2000 onwards, it has always been run as a Group 3 race. While mostly taking place at Doomben Racecourse, there was a once off event in 2017 where the race took place at Eagle Farm Racecourse.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, May 18th, 2019
- Track Location: Eagle Farm Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,600 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Three year olds and over
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Brisbane Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $140,000
- Inaugural Race: 1956
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the BRC Lord Mayor’s 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 BRC Lord Mayor’s 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 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the BRC Lord Mayor’s 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 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The BRC Lord Mayor’s 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 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup 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 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 18/04/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup
The best way to pick who will win the BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup 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:
- International Dominance – An decent amount of winners in past events have been from Ireland and New Zealand.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup 2019 Field
Once acceptances have been announced, we display the most likely runners in the table below.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 18th of May, 2019.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Barrier Draw
The 2019 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Nominations
Nominations close at 11 AM on Monday, the 20th of May, 2019.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Weights
Standard weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Tuesday, the 21st of May, 2019.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May, 2019.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May, 2019.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May, 2019.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Prize Money
The BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup prize purse is worth $140,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Race Number
The BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup is race number 7 on the 25th of May, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Eagle Farm Racecourse.
BRC Lord Mayor’s 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 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup has been released.
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup Winners
Winners of the BRC Lord Mayor’s Cup for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. If you would like to see results going further back in history, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2018||Duca Valentinois||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||59 kgs||1:37.65|
|2017||Col ‘n’ Lil||Ben Currie||Jeff Lloyd||57 kgs||1:39.18|
|2016||Mighty Lucky||Fred Cowell||Chris O’Brien||59 kgs||1:36.08|
|2015||Strawberry Boy||Chris Waller||Zac Purton||59 kgs||1:35.64|
|2014||Angel Of Mercy||Gerald Ryan||Timothy Bell||57 kgs||1:35.70|
|2013||Solzhenitsyn||Robert Heathcote||Michael Rodd||59 kgs||1:36.68|
|2012||Solzhenitsyn||Robert Heathcote||Michael Rodd||59 kgs||1:35.98|
|2011||Firebolt||Roger James||Hugh Bowman||59 kgs||1:35.46|
|2010||Rothesay||Gerald Ryan||Blake Shinn||56.5 kgs||1:36.43|
|2009||Rampant Lion||Lindsay Gough||Shane Scriven||59 kgs||1:36.44|
|2008||Rum Dum||Barry Baldwin||Shane Scriven||59 kgs||1:35.96|
|2007||Headturner||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||59 kgs||1:36.15|
|2006||Cog Hill||Richard Collett||Michael Rodd||58 kgs||1:35.42|
|2005||Tickle||John Sargent||Scott Seamer||55 kgs||2:06.48|
|2004||This Manshood||Tim Martin||Jim Cassidy||58 kgs||2:04.64|
|2003||Restless||Gai Waterhouse||Scott Galloway||58 kgs||2:04.45|
|2002||Grampians||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||57.5 kgs||2:30.60|
|2001||Henderson Bay||Neville McBurney||Brian York||52 kgs||2:32.21|
|2000||Gypsy’s Daughter||Richard Dee||Justin Sheehan||56 kgs||2:03.70|