C.F. Orr Stakes

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.

CF Orr Stakes, Caulfield Racecourse

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

  1. Log in at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. 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).
  5. 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
TBC TBC TBC

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

Favourite: TBC.

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.

Place Prize Money
1st $300,000
2nd $90,000
3rd $45,000
4th $22,500
5th $12,500
6th $10,000
7th $10,000
8th $10,000

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. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
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