The Epsom Handicap is the leading event of the Sydney Spring Carnival, with an open handicap and a one million dollar prize purse, this event attracts some of Australia’s finest at running the full mile.
The Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) is the spring equivalent of Sydney’s iconic Doncaster Mile held in the autumn and has been won by plenty of turf greats including Chatham (1932, 1933), Sky High (1961), Imposing (1979), Super Impose (1990, 1991) and the mighty mare Winx (2015).
Epsom Handicap 2020 – Fast Facts
- Race Day: Saturday, 3rd of October, 2020
- Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,600 metres
- Weight Class: Handicap
- Qualification: Three year olds and over
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 1
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $1,000,000
- Inaugural Race: 1865
Epsom Handicap 2020 Betting
How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Epsom Handicap
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Epsom Handicap|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Epsom Handicap.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Epsom Handicap. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Epsom Handicap, 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 Epsom Handicap, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Epsom Handicap to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Epsom Handicap to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Epsom Handicap 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 Epsom Handicap, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Epsom Handicap In 2020
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- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- Make sure to check out the form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Odds
Early market odds for the Epsom Handicap 2020 will be displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can find them here.
which horse will win the epsom handicap in 2020
When deciding on which horse will win the Epsom Handicap there are a number of key factors to consider including their lead-up form, barrier draw and ability over the mile.
Other things to look at when picking the Epsom Handicap winner include:
- Out Wide – Plenty of recent Epsom Handicap winners have jumped from a double-digit barrier.
- Waller Factor – Trainer Chris Waller has an outstanding record in the past decade.
Epsom Handicap favourites 2020
The early Epsom Handicap favourites for 2020 will be detailed right here closer to race day.
From 2010-19 just two horses at double-figures in Epsom Handicap betting have won the race and the last favourite to salute was Kolding ($5.50 in 2019).
Epsom Handicap FielD 2020
The official Epsom Handicap 2020 field and barriers are released the week of the race and will be available right here.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Tips
Best Bet: TBD
Best Roughie: TBD.
Check in with Jared Timms and our expert tipsters for the latest info right here during the week that the Epsom Handicap takes place.
Epsom Handicap 2020 RAce day
Race day takes place on Saturday October 3 and features a triple shot of Group 1 racing action. Along with the Epsom Handicap the other key features running at Royal Randwick that day are the:
Epsom Handicap 2020 barrier draw
The official Epsom Handicap 2020 barrier draw is conducted the Wednesday of race week and will be available in our above Epsom Handicap field section.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Nominations
Nominations close at 11 AM, Monday the the 27th of September, 2020.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Weights
The race is run with a handicap. The lowest handicap weight is 54 kg, though three year olds can weigh as low as 48 kg. Final weights will be declared by 4 PM on the Tuesday leading-up to Epsom Handicap Day.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Acceptances
Epsom Handicap 2020 acceptances close on the Wednesday of race week and will be available in our above Epsom Handicap field section.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Jockeys
Riders must be declared for the Espom Handicap following the final acceptances the week of the race with the full list of Epsom Handicap jockeys to be published in our above field section.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM, Saturday the 3rd of October, 2020.
Epsom Handicap 2020 Prize MONEY
The total prize purse is $1,000,000 – distributed to places first through tenth.
Epsom Handicap Race Number
The Epsom Handicap is likely to run as Race 7 on Saturday October 3, 2020. There are nine races in total held at Royal Randwick on Epsom HAndicap Day.
Epsom Handicap 2020 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 Epsom Handicap has been released.
Epsom Handicap Winners (Past Results)
|2017||Happy Clapper||B. Shinn||57||1:33.17|
|2016||Hauraki||J. B McDonald||56||1:33.87|
|2014||He’s Your Man||J. Moreira||52.5||1:33.34|
|2012||Fat Al||T. Berry||52||1:34.56|
|2011||Secret Admirer||B. Avdulla||52.5||1:35.59|
|2010||Captain Sonador||G. Boss||52||1:34.12|
|2009||Rock Kingdom||B. Shinn||54||1:38.65|
|2007||Race Not Run||–||–||–|
|2006||Racing To Win||G. Boss||57||1:35.06|
|2005||Desert War||L. Cassidy||56.5||1:34.51|
|2004||Desert War||S. Seamer||50.5||1:37.23|
|2001||Final Fantasy||M. de Montfort||53.5||1:22.45|
|2000||Shogun Lodge||G. Boss||56||1:33.50|
|1999||Allez Suez||J. Marshall||50.5||1:33.67|
|1997||Iron Horse||C. Munce||54.5||1:33.46|
|1995||Nick’s Joy||C. Munce||50.5||1:34.91|
|1994||Navy Seal||D. Beadman||51||1:34.89|
|1993||Golden Sword||L. Cassidy||51.5||1:35.40|
|1991||Super Impose||D. Beadman||61||1:34.70|
|1990||Super Impose||D. Gauci||58.5||1:36.10|
|1989||From The Planet||G. Cooksley||53||1:34.50|
|1988||Regal Native||D. Beadman||50||1:34.80|
|1987||Sound Horizon||L. Olsen||51.5||1:35.20|
|1986||Chanteclair||M. de Montfort||53.5||1:34.90|
|1983||Cool River||J. Marshall||49||1:35.70|
|1981||Gold Circle||W. Harris||53||1:35.00|
|1980||Bold Diplomat||M. Johnston||51||1:34.40|
|1976||La Neige||A. Matthews||50.5||1:37.10|
|1975||Authentic Heir||W. Camer||48.5||1:36.00|
|1973||Lord Nelson||N. Voigt||56.5||1:35.10|
|1971||Gunsynd||K. Langby||8 10||1:35.80|
|1970||Ricochet||D. Lake||8 0||1:36.10|
|1969||Broker’s Tip||R. McCarthy||8 0||1:37.90|
|1968||Speed Of Sound||K. Langby||8 7||1:35.70|
|1967||Cabochon||D. Lake||8 0||1:34.40|
|1966||Chantal||G. Moore||8 4||1:35.30|
|1965||Even Better||G. Podmore||7 13||1:35.10|
|1964||Toi Port||D. Lake||8 6||1:36.80|
|1963||Toi Port||F. Treen||7 7||1:35.30|
|1962||Rochdale||A. Mulley||9 1||1:35.80|
|1961||Sky High||G. Moore||9 2||1:34.30|
|1960||Ma Cherie||D. Weir||8 2||1:35.10|
|1959||Noholme||N. Sellwood||7 8||1:34.90|
|1958||Turkestan||M. Schumacher||8 0||1:36.00|
|1957||Timor||R. Maddock||8 0||1:35.50|
|1956||Knave||N. Sellwood||8 13||1:35.10|
|1955||Hans||E. Lee||7 8||1:36.50|
|1954||Connaught||W. Williamson||8 1||1:36.00|
|1953||Silver Phantom||N. Sellwood||7 10||1:34.25|
|1952||High Law||A. Mulley||7 12||1:43.00|
|1951||Davey Jones||W. Williamson||8 12||1:37.00|
|1950||Achilles||W. Williamson||9 2||1:36.50|
|1949||Denali||A. Breasley||8 5||1:37.75|
|1948||De La Salle||J. Thompson||7 13||1:36.50|
|1947||Titanic||N. Sellwood||7 5||1:36.75|
|1946||Blue Legend||E. Fordyce||8 9||1:36.25|
|1945||Shannon||D. Munro||8 10||1:36.25|
|1944||Modulation||D. Munro||8 8||1:36.50|
|1943||Kiaree||N. McGrowdie||7 7||1:37.50|
|1942||Freckles||J. Thompson||7 12||1:36.00|
|1941||Rimveil||H. Badger||9 2||1:36.00|
|1940||High Caste||E. Bartle||9 5||1:35.75|
|1939||Geebung||H. Badger||7 10||1:37.75|
|1938||King’s Head||F. Shean||9 4||1:36.00|
|1937||Gold Rod||M. McCarten||9 3||1:40.25|
|1936||Capris||S. Cracknell||7 12||1:36.50|
|1935||Synagogue||K. Voitre||8 11||1:37.00|
|1934||Silver Ring||J. Munro||9 6||1:36.75|
|1933||Chatham||J. Pike||9 10||1:38.00|
|1932||Chatham||J. Pike||8 13||1:37.00|
|1931||Autopay||M. McCarten||8 6||1:37.00|
|1930||Cathmar||A. Reed||7 12||1:37.50|