Looking for early info on this year’s C.F. Orr Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,400 metres in early February, the C.F. Orr Stakes attracts an assortment of horses from Australia and the world.
Starting out as a Principal Race, this race was upgraded to Group 2 in 1979. From 1993 onwards, it has been held as a Group 1 race.
If a horse does well in the C.F. Orr Stakes, you are likely to see them entered into the Futurity Stakes, which takes place a couple of weeks later.
C.F. Orr Stakes 2020 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, February 8th, 2020
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,400 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Open
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 1
- Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $500,000
- Inaugural Race: 1925
C.F. Orr Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the C.F. Orr Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s C.F. Orr Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s C.F. Orr Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s C.F. Orr Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the C.F. Orr 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.F. Orr 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.F. Orr Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the C.F. Orr 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.F. Orr 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.F. Orr Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The C.F. Orr 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 C.F. Orr Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
C.F. Orr Stakes 2020 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2020 edition of the C.F. Orr Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 26/12/2020, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The C.F. Orr Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the C.F. Orr 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:
- Favourite Flair – The top seeded horse has taken the win more often in the past 12 years.
- Fairer Sex – A disproportionate number of mares have won this race in recent years.
- Best Lead Up – The Australia Stakes is your best chance of a predictor for this race.
C.F. Orr Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
C.F. Orr Stakes 2020 Field
Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners below.
C.F. Orr Stakes 2020 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
C.F. Orr Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 8th of February, 2020.
C.F. Orr Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2020 C.F. Orr Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
C.F. Orr Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 12 PM on Monday, the 3rd of February, 2020.
C.F. Orr Stakes Weights
Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Monday, the 3rd of February, 2020.
C.F. Orr Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 5th of February, 2020.
C.F. Orr Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 5th of February, 2020.
C.F. Orr Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 8th of February, 2020.
C.F. Orr Stakes Prize Money
The C.F. Orr Stakes prize purse is worth $500,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
C.F. Orr Stakes Race Number
The C.F. Orr Stakes is race number 7 on the 8th of February, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
C.F. Orr 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 2020’s C.F. Orr Stakes has been released.
C.F. Orr Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 C.F. Orr Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
C.F. Orr Stakes Winners
Winners of the C.F. Orr Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2019||Manuel||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||59 kgs||1:24.47|
|2018||Hartnell||James Cummings||Craig Williams||59 kgs||1:24.79|
|2017||Black Heart Bart||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||59 kgs||1:22.55|
|2016||Suavito||Nigel Blackiston||Luke Currie||57 kgs||1:22.64|
|2015||Dissident||Peter Moody||Ben Melham||59 kgs||1:23.38|
|2014||Moment Of Change||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||59 kgs||1:23.00|
|2013||All Too Hard||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||55.5 kgs||1:22.83|
|2012||Black Caviar||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||1:25.14|
|2011||Typhoon Tracy||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||1:22.72|
|2010||Typhoon Tracy||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||1:24.04|
|2009||Maldivian||Mark Kavanagh||Michael Rodd||59 kgs||1:23.49|
|2008||Shinzig||Mick Price||Stephen Baster||59 kgs||1:23.77|
|2007||El Segundo||Colin Little||Damien Oliver||59 kgs||1:23.24|
|2006||Perfect Promise||Lee Freedman||Craig Newitt||55.5 kgs||1:22.36|
|2005||Elvstroem||Tony Vasil||Nash Rawiller||58 kgs||1:22.85|
|2004||Lonhro||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||58 kgs||1:21.97|
|2003||Yell||John Hawkes||Darren Gauci||54.5 kgs||1:22.58|
|2002||Barkada||Lee Freedman||Scott Seamer||54.5 kgs||1:24.61|
|2001||Desert Sky||Mathew Ellerton||Darren Gauci||54.5 kgs||1:21.64|