Guy Walter Stakes

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.

Guy Walter Stakes, Randwick Racecourse

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

  1. Log in at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. 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).
  5. 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
TBC TBC TBC

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

Favourite: TBC.

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.

Place Prize Money
1st $109,350
2nd $36,750
3rd $17,750
4th $8,900
5th $5,250
6th $4,000
7th $3,500
8th $3,500
9th $3,500
10th $3,500

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. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
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