Chatham Stakes

Chatham Stakes, Flemington

Looking for early info on this year’s Chatham Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before the race.

The Chatham Stakes is on open handicap race which takes place at Flemington Racecourse on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on the first Saturday of November annually. With a history going all the way back to 1978, the race has held Group 3 status for over thirty years and is contested over 1400m offering $200,000 in prize money. 

The Moonga Stakes and Salinger Stakes serve as nice lead-ups into the race, while graduates out of the Chatham Stakes could head into the Sandown Stakes as a final spring run. 

Chatham Stakes 2021 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday November 6, 2021
  • Track Location: Flemington Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,400 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Handicap
  • Qualification: Open
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 3
  • Operator: Victoria Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $200,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1978
  • 2021 Chatham Stakes Winner: Age Of Chivalry

chatham Stakes 2021 RESULTS

The official 2021 Chatham Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday November 6, 2021.

  1. #6 Age Of Chivalry
  2. #8 Crosshaven
  3. #5 Justacanta

Chatham Stakes Betting 2021

New Ways to Bet at neds

There are many different ways to bet on the Chatham Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Place Prize Money
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Chatham Stakes.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Chatham Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Chatham 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 Chatham 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 Chatham Stakes to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Chatham Stakes to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Chatham 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 Chatham Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Chatham Stakes in 2021

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    2. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
    3. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Chatham Stakes Betting (above).
    4. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Chatham Stakes 2022 Odds

Early market betting odds on the 2022 Chatham Stakes will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit

Which Horse Will Win The Chatham Stakes in 2021?

The best way to pick which horse will win the Chatham Stakes in 2021 is to take into account the form, look at any previous runs at Flemington and the better-weighted runners. 

Additional factors to consider when picking the Chatham Stakes winner include: 

  • Distance Factor: Look for horses proven at the 1400m distance as opposed to sprinters stepping-up in distance as the long Flemington straight can find them out.
  • Linlithgow Stakes Lead-Up: The Group 2 Linlithgow Stakes (1200m) is a key lead-up to the Chatham Stakes.

Chatham Stakes 2021 Favourites

Early favourites in 2021 Chatham Stakes betting include Chaillot who was under two lengths beaten when seventh in the Group 1 Kennedy Cantala on Derby Day and Linlithgow Stakes winner Justacanta

Chatham Stakes 2021 Field

The official 2021 Chatham Stakes field of final acceptances is announced on the Wednesday lead-up to the race and will be published in full below. 

  • Scratched: #12 Handle The Truth (10)

chatham stakes 2021 TIPS

Favourite: #11 Chaillot ($4 at time of publish)

Best Bet: #5 Justacanta ($8.50 at time of publish) 

Best Roughie: #7 Begood Toya Mother ($21 at time of publish)

Our exclusive 2021 Chatham Stakes tips will be detailed above the week of the race and a full betting preview available on the Neds Blog.


Chatham stakes rACE DAY 2021

The 2021 Chatham Stakes takes place on Saturday the 6th of November, 2021 as one of the key support acts on Flemington’s Mackinnon Stakes Day program. The other Group status races on the card include the:

chatham stakes NOMINATIONS 2021

Nominations close 12PM, Monday the 1st of November, 2021.

chatham stakes WEIGHTS 2021

Handicap conditions apply to this race. Weights will be declared by 4 PM, Monday, the 1st of November, 2021 with weights on the final acceptances listed in our above Chatham Stakes Field section.

2021 Chatham Stakes Top-Weight:

  • #1 Ranier (58kg)

chatham stakes ACCEPTANCES 2021

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 3rd of November, 2021 and published in our above Chatham Stakes Field section.

chatham stakes JOCKEYS 20221

Riders must be declared by 1 PM Wednesday, the 3rd of November, 2021 and will be published in our above Chatham Stakes Field section.

chatham stakes SCRATCHINGS 2021

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 6th of November, 2021.

2021 Chatham Stakes Scratchings: 

  • #12 Handle The Truth (10)

chatham stakes PRIZE MONEY 2021

The Chatham Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $120,000
2nd $36,000
3rd $18,000
4th $9,000
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $4,000
8th $4,000


chatham stakes RACE NUMBER 2021

The 2021 Chatham Stakes is set to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:30pm (AEDT) on Mackinnon Stakes Day, Saturday November 6, 2021. There are nine races in total that day at Flemington Racecourse.

chatham stakes FORM GUIDE 2021

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2021 Chatham Stakes Form Guide following final acceptances.


chatham stakes LIVE 2021

You can watch or listen to the 2021 Chatham Stakes live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

chatham stakes WINNERS

Winners of the Chatham Stakes going back to 2000 are displayed in the table below.






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1st Age Of Chivalry 1 minute 23.19 seconds
2nd Crosshaven
3rd Justacanta
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1st Sansom 1 minute 22.84 seconds
2nd Morvada
3rd Bold Star
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1st Reykjavik 1 minute 23.22 seconds
2nd Admiral’s Joker
3rd Noble Boy
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1st Dreamforce 1 minute 22.12 seconds
2nd Widgee Turf
3rd Perast
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1st Hellova Street 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Supply And Demand
3rd Fox Hall
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1st Rageese 1 minute 21.53 seconds
2nd Arod
3rd Federal
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1st Disposition 1 minute 23.6 seconds
2nd San Diego
3rd Hosting
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1st Hucklebuck 1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Alma’s Fury
3rd Generalife
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1st Smokin’ Joey 1 minute 23.4 seconds
2nd Galah
3rd Strike The Stars
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1st Fawkner 1 minute 20.9 seconds
2nd Free Wheeling
3rd Wall Street
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1st Woorim 1 minute 23.5 seconds
2nd Thankgodyou’rehere
3rd Toorak Toff
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1st Poor Judge 1 minute 25.7 seconds
2nd Demerit
3rd Centennial Park
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1st Centennial Park 1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd McClintock
3rd Royal Ida/Sniper’s Bullet
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1st All Silent 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Sniper’s Bullet
3rd Stickpin
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1st Count To Zero 1 minute 23.7 seconds
2nd Spielmeister
3rd Royal Ida
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1st Malcolm 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Mr Ubiquitous
3rd Live In Vain
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1st Rockford Bay 1 minute 22.2 seconds
2nd Zankel
3rd Valedictum
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1st Great Is Great 1 minute 22.7 seconds
2nd Amtrak
3rd Regent Street
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1st Scenic Park 1 minute 24.0 seconds
2nd Lord Volksraad
3rd Shogun Lodge
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1st To Be Fair 1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd Palladium Star
3rd Tarcoola Midnight
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1st Scenic Park 1 minute 21.3 seconds
2nd Desert Eagle
3rd Super Impressive
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1st Matter Of Honour 1 minute 23.8 seconds
2nd Typhoon Barney
3rd Aka Bilk