Looking for early info on this year’s CS Hayes Stakes? The tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Named after legendary trainer Colin Hayes, the C S Hayes Stakes is a longstanding Group 3 race run over 1,400 metres each February. Restricted to colts and geldings, with a $150,000 prize purse, it attracts its fair share of Trans Tasman talent.
This race is the male equivalent of the The Vanity.
For its first twelve years, it had been held as a Listed race. Since the year 2000, it has proudly held Group 3 status.
C S Hayes Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, February 16th, 2019
- Track Location: Flemington Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,400 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
- Qualification: Three year olds (colts and geldings only)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Victoria Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $150,000
- Inaugural Race: 1987
C S Hayes Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the C S Hayes Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s The Vanity|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s C S Hayes Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s C S Hayes Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the C S Hayes 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 C S Hayes 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 C S Hayes Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the C S Hayes Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the C S Hayes 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 C S Hayes Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The C S Hayes Stakes
- Join up 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 C S Hayes Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
C S Hayes 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 2018 edition of the C S Hayes Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 9/1/2018, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
C S Hayes Stakes 2018 Results
2018’s results are displayed in the table below:
|1||16||10||Grunt||Mick Price||Damien Oliver||–||55 kgs||$7|
|2||1||11||Cliff’s Edge||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||0.75 lengths||58.5 kgs||$6|
|3||7||13||Muraaqeb||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Mark Zahra||1.75 lengths||55 kgs||$9|
|4||4||12||Main Stage||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Regan Bayliss||1.85 lengths||56.5 kgs||$21|
|5||15||8||Scarecrow||Tony McEvoy||Jordan Childs||2.35 lengths||55 kgs||$31|
|6||2||1||Embellish||Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards||Opie Bosson||2.85 lengths||57.5 kgs||$8|
|7||13||3||Peaceful State||Darren Weir||Ben Allen||3.6 lengths||55 kgs||$5.50|
|8||6||7||Sully||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Dwayne Dunn||3.8 lengths||55 kgs||$12|
|9||5||2||Cao Cao||Mick Price||Michael Dee||4.55 lengths||56 kgs||$19|
|10||8||14||Eshtiraak||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Kerrin McEvoy||4.75 lengths||55 kgs||$51|
|11||10||15||Vinland||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||5.5 lengths||55 kgs||$31|
|12||11||4||Island Missile||Peter & Paul Snowden||Chris Symons||5.6 lengths||55 kgs||$21|
|13||3||16||Kentucky Breeze||Levi Kavanagh||Stephen Baster||6.6 lengths||57.5 kgs||$17|
|14||12||6||Eclair Sunshine||Phillip Stokes||Craig Williams||9.6 lengths||55 kgs||$19|
|15||14||5||Sunquest||Steve Richards||Ben Thompson (a)||11.35 lengths||55 kgs||$51|
|16||9||9||Pissaro||Robbie Laing||Beau Mertens||11.45 lengths||55 kgs||$151|
|SCR||18||0||I Have Arrived||Mick Price||Beau Mertens||–||–||–|
|SCR||17||0||Paret||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||–||–||–|
Which Horse Will Win The C S Hayes Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the C S Hayes 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:
- Boys Club – Look for horses who were only beaten by a length or two against fillies or mares. With the fairer sex ruled out of this race, it might just make your runner up, a winner in this scenario.
- Early Gates – Being drawn in gates 1 through 5, is generally going to produce a favourably result for most runners.
C S Hayes Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
C S Hayes Stakes 2019 Field
The field limit is 16. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners in the table below.
C S Hayes Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
C S Hayes Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 16th of February, 2019.
C S Hayes Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2018 C S Hayes Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
C S Hayes Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 12 PM on Monday, the 11th of February, 2019.
C S Hayes Stakes Weights
Set weights plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Monday, the 11th of February, 2019.
C S Hayes Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 13th of February, 2019.
C S Hayes Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1 PM on Wednesday, the 13th of February, 2019.
C S Hayes Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 16th of February, 2019.
C S Hayes Stakes Prize Money
The C S Hayes Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth. There is a SUPER VOBIS Nominators bonus of $10,000 for eligible placegetters.
C S Hayes Stakes Race Number
The C S Hayes Stakes is race number 2 on the 16th of February, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Flemington Racecourse.
C S Hayes 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 C S Hayes Stakes has been released.
C S Hayes Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 C S Hayes Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
C S Hayes Stakes Winners
Winners of the C S Hayes Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2018||Grunt||Mick Price||Damien Oliver||55 kgs||1:21.55|
|2017||Hey Doc||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||57.5 kgs||1:22.88|
|2016||Tivaci||Michael Moroney||Craig Williams||55 kgs||1:22.77|
|2015||Wandjina||Gai Waterhouse||Damien Oliver||54 kgs||1:22.27|
|2014||Hucklebuck||Phillip Stokes||Dom Tourneur||55.5 kgs||1:22.95|
|2013||Sheer Talent||Mark Kavanagh||Stephen Baster||54 kgs||1:22.60|
|2012||That’s The One||Colin Alderson||Craig Williams||54 kgs||1:22.08|
|2011||Bullbars||Peter Snowden||Mark Zahra||54 kgs||1:23.93|
|2010||Take The Rap||Danny O’Brien||Craig Williams||54 kgs||1:23.25|
|2009||Fair Trade||Michael Kent||Nicholas Hall||54 kgs||1:22.50|
|2008||Playwright||Steve Richards||Sebastian Murphy||54 kgs||1:23.66|
|2007||Wordsmith||Shane Nichols||Steven King||54 kgs||1:10.87|
|2006||Minson||Michael Hibbs||Craig Williams||55.5 kgs||1:21.65|
|2005||Lieutenant||John Hawkes||Darren Gauci||54 kgs||1:24.29|
|2004||Starcraft||Garry Newham||Matt Pumpa||54 kgs||1:24.03|
|2003||Innovation Girl||Brian Mayfield-Smith||Nash Rawiller||54 kgs||1:22.72|
|2002||Dash For Cash||Rick Hore-Lacy||Kerrin McEvoy||56.5 kgs||1:22.60|
|2001||Kosta Zoff||Mathew Ellerton||Vincent Hall||54 kgs||1:22.30|
|2000||Crawl||John Hawkes||Darren Gauci||54 kgs||1:22.75|