Looking for early info on this year’s Guy Walter Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,400 metres in February or March, the Guy Walter Stakes attracts a strong field of mares four years old and over.
Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 in 2014. From 2016 onwards, it has been a Group 2 race. The race has a history of being held at both Randwick and Warwick Farm racecourses.
Mares that do well in this race can be expected to enter into the Coolmore Classic a few weeks later.
Guy Walter Stakes 2020 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, February 29th, 2020
- Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,400 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
- Qualification: Four years old and older (mares only)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $200,000
- Inaugural Race: 1996
Guy Walter Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Guy Walter Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Guy Walter Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Guy Walter Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Guy Walter Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Guy Walter 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 Guy Walter 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 Guy Walter Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Guy Walter Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Guy Walter 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 Guy Walter Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Guy Walter 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 Guy Walter Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Guy Walter 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 Guy Walter Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 04/12/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Guy Walter Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Guy Walter 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:
- Backing The Favourite – Over this races history, the favourite has consistently come out ahead.
- Best Lead Up – For a good predictor to this race, be sure to follow the results of the Breeders Classic.
Guy Walter Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Guy Walter Stakes 2020 Field
Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners below.
Guy Walter Stakes 2020 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
Guy Walter Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 29th of February, 2020.
Guy Walter Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2020 Guy Walter Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Guy Walter Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 11:00 AM on Monday, the 24th of February, 2020.
Guy Walter Stakes Weights
Set weights plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 25th of February, 2020.
Guy Walter Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 26th of February, 2020.
Guy Walter Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 26th of February, 2020.
Guy Walter Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 29th of February, 2020.
Guy Walter Stakes Prize Money
The Guy Walter Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.
Guy Walter Stakes Race Number
The Guy Walter Stakes is race number 3 on the 29th of February, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.
Guy Walter 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 Guy Walter Stakes has been released.
Guy Walter Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 Guy Walter Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Guy Walter Stakes Winners
Winners of the Guy Walter Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2019||Alassio||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||55 kgs||1:22.27|
|2018||Dixie Blossoms||Ron Quinton||Christian Reith||56 kgs||1:22.66|
|2017||Dixie Blossoms||Ron Quinton||Tim Clark||55 kgs||1:26.58|
|2016||Solicit||Gerald Ryan||Kerrin McEvoy||56 kgs||1:20.34|
|2015||Danesiri||John Thompson||Christian Reith||54 kgs||1:22.29|
|2014||Catkins||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||57 kgs||1:23.46|
|2013||Steps In Time||John O’Shea||Nash Rawiller||58 kgs||1:21.67|
|2012||Steps In Time||John O’Shea||Jim Cassidy||56.5 kgs||1:23.60|
|2011||Jersey Lily||Les Bridge||Tim Clark||55 kgs||1:22.20|
|2010||Dane Julia||Lee Freedman||Glyn Schofield||57 kgs||1:23.79|
|2009||Hot Danish||Les Bridge||Tim Clark||61 kgs||1:21.40|
|2008||Hot Danish||Les Bridge||Tim Clark||59 kgs||1:23.63|
|2007||Doubting||Anthony Cummings||Jay Ford||58.5 kgs||1:22.61|
|2006||Bhandara||Guy Walter||Hugh Bowman||54.5 kgs||1:23.08|
|2005||Danni Martine||Guy Walter||Glen Boss||53 kgs||1:23.78|
|2004||Gold Lottey||John O’Shea||Lenny Beasley||55.5 kgs||1:24.45|
|2003||Forum Floozie||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||53 kgs||1:22.89|
|2002||Youhadyourwarning||John Hawkes||Corey Brown||53 kgs||1:23.03|
|2001||Corelli||Mario Caltabiano||Mitch Newman||53 kgs||1:26.89|
|2000||Stella Maree||Malcolm Johnston||Troy Phillips||53 kgs||1:28.59|