Looking for early info on this year’s Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,200 metres in early February, the Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes attracts a variety of older mares from around Australia.
Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 in 2007.
If a horse does well in the Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes, they are likely to enter the Mannerism Stakes, taking place two weeks later.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes 2020 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, February 8th, 2020
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,200 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
- Qualification: Four years old and over (mares only)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $160,000
- Inaugural Race: 2001
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Geoffrey Belmaine 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 Geoffrey Belmaine 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 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Geoffrey Belmaine 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 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Geoffrey Belmaine 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 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Geoffrey Belmaine 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 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 03/12/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Geoffrey Belmaine 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 consideration are as follows:
- Summer Run – Try and find horses which have had a race earlier in the summer.
- Weight Watchers – Look for horses that get some weight relief from the penalties. Likewise, it’s worth considering horses carrying extra weight who are capable of handling the handicap.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes 2020 Field
Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners below.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes 2020 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 8th of February, 2020.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2020 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 12 PM on Monday, the 3rd of February, 2020.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Weights
Set weights plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Monday, the 3rd of February, 2020.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 5th of February, 2020.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 5th of February, 2020.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 8th of February, 2020.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Prize Money
The Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Race Number
The Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes is race number 9 on the 8th of February, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
Geoffrey Belmaine 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 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes has been released.
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes Winners
Winners of the Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2019||Princess Of Queens||Mick Price||Dwayne Dunn||56 kgs||1:10.57|
|2018||Prussian Vixen||Michael Mehegan||Jake Noonan||58 kgs||1:11.04|
|2017||Prussian Vixen||Michael Mehegan||Jake Noonan||55 kgs||1:09.52|
|2016||Tuscan Sling||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||57 kgs||1:09.75|
|2015||Tycoon Tara||Symon Wilde||Ben Melham||55 kgs||1:09.48|
|2014||A Time For Julia||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||1:09.76|
|2013||There’s Only One||Peter Moody||Daniel Stackhouse||56 kgs||1:10.14|
|2012||Psychologist||Tony Vasil||Craig Newitt||54 kgs||1:10.42|
|2011||Beaded||Peter Snowden||Mark Zahra||57.5 kgs||1:08.99|
|2010||Velocitea||Mick Price||Damien Oliver||55.5 kgs||1:08.22|
|2009||Annesong||Robert Smerdon||Nicholas Hall||53 kgs||1:10.47|
|2008||Lucky Diva||Robert Smerdon||Craig Newitt||54 kgs||1:09.94|
|2007||Coniston Gem||John Smerdon||Steven King||53 kgs||1:09.01|
|2006||Beautiful Gem||Lee Freedman||Nick Ryan||58.5 kgs||1:09.67|
|2005||Glamour Puss||Danny O’Brien||Steven King||54 kgs||1:09.67|
|2004||Given||Jim Conlan||Mark Zahra||53 kgs||1:09.51|
|2003||Skewiff||Darren Weir||Dale Smith||54 kgs||1:09.45|
|2002||Napping||David Hall||Glen Boss||53 kgs||1:11.09|
|2001||Typhoon Billie||Brian Mayfield-Smith||Greg Childs||54 kgs||1:09.28|