Looking for early info on this year’s George Ryder Stakes? The tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,500 metres every March or April, the George Ryder Stakes is a Group 1 race, held during the Autumn racing season. With a $1,000,000 prize purse, it attracts some of Australia’s best mid distance runners, including the occasional international.
If you’re looking for a nice lead in to this race, look no further than the 1,300 metre Canterbury Stakes, taking place two weeks prior to this race.
For over seventy years, the race had been held as a Principal Race. Ever since 1980, it has been a Group 1 race.
George Ryder Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
- Track Location: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,500 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Three year olds and over
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 1
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $1,000,000
- Inaugural Race: 1903
George Ryder Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the George Ryder Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s George Ryder Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s George Ryder Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s George Ryder Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the George Ryder 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 George Ryder 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 George Ryder Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the George Ryder Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the George Ryder 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 George Ryder Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The George Ryder Stakes
- Join up 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 George Ryder Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
George Ryder Stakes 2018 Results
|1||4||6||Winx||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||–||57 kgs||$1.16|
|2||1||4||Happy Clapper||Patrick Webster||Blake Shinn||0.8L||59 kgs||$21|
|3||6||5||Kementari||James Cummings||Brenton Avdulla||1.6L||56 kgs||$8.50|
|4||3||2||Crack Me Up||Bjorn Baker||Jason Collett||4.5L||59 kgs||$71|
|5||5||1||Invincible Gem||Kris Lees||Zac Purton||4.6L||57 kgs||$41|
|6||2||3||Clearly Innocent||Kris Lees||Tommy Berry||5.4L||59 kgs||$81|
George Ryder Stakes 2019 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2018 edition of the George Ryder Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 14/01/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The George Ryder Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the George Ryder 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:
- Group Think – Without a good run in other Group 1 races, horses don’t stand much of a chance in this million dollar race.
- Maturity Reached – The weight for age conditions have allowed Winx to thrive for many years in a row. The same principle may apply to second and third, look for horses who only get better as they get older.
- Value Bets – A very tough race to win, unless you’re the favourite, but place betting should offer good value for those who can spot the winners in past races at this level, and predict they’ll get a place in this race.
George Ryder Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
George Ryder Stakes 2019 Field
The field limit is 18. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners in the table below.
George Ryder Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
George Ryder Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Monday, the 23rd of March, 2019.
George Ryder Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2018 George Ryder Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
George Ryder Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 11 AM on 18th March, 2019.
George Ryder Stakes Weights
Standard weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on TBC, 2019.
George Ryder Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9 AM on Wednesday 20 March, 2019.
George Ryder Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, 20th March, 2019.
George Ryder Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, 23rd March, 2019.
George Ryder Stakes Prize Money
The George Ryder Stakes prize purse is worth $1,000,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.
George Ryder Stakes Race Number
The George Ryder Stakes is race number 2 on the 23rd of March, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.
George Ryder 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 2019’s George Ryder Stakes has been released.
George Ryder Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 George Ryder Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
George Ryder Stakes Winners
Winners of the George Ryder Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners going back to 1946, please check our George Ryder Stakes winners page.
|2018||Winx||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||57kg||1:31.48|
|2017||Winx||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||57kg||1:34.87|
|2016||Winx||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||57kg||1:28.70|
|2015||Real Impact||Noriyuki Hori||James McDonald||59kg||1:28.29|
|2014||Gordon Lord Byron(Ire)||Tom Hogan||Craig Williams||59kg||1:30.95|
|2013||Pierro||Gai Waterhouse||Nash Rawiller||56.5kg||1:31.08|
|2012||Metal Bender||Chris Waller||Michael Rodd||59kg||1:28.82|
|2011||Rangirangdoo||Chris Waller||Corey Brown||59kg||1:29.44|
|2010||Danleigh||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||59kg||1:30.27|
|2009||Vision And Power||Joseph Pride||Jim Cassidy||59kg||1:31.57|
|2008||Weekend Hussler||Ross McDonald||Brad Rawiller||56.5kg||1:31.72|
|2007||Haradasun||Tony Vasil||Glen Boss||56kg||1:29.22|
|2006||Racing To Win||John O’Shea||Glen Boss||55.5kg||1:27.89|
|2005||Court’s In Session||Guy Walter||Hugh Bowman||58kg||1:28.65|
|2004||Lonhro||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||58kg||1:27.24|
|2003||Lonhro||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||58kg||1:30.71|
|2002||Lord Essex||John Hawkes||Rod Quinn||58kg||1:29.51|
|2001||Landsighting||Noel Mayfield-Smith||Corey Brown||58kg||1:27.67|
|2000||Al Mansour||John Size||Lenny Beasley||58kg||1:30.53|