Run over 1,300 metres, the Kevin Heffernan Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Sandown Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it attracts some of best sprinting distance runners from Australia, with some international entrants.
Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 status in 2013.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, November 16th, 2019
- Track Location: Sandown Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,300 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Three year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Prize Purse: $160,000
- Inaugural Race: 2001
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Kevin Heffernan Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Kevin Heffernan Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Kevin Heffernan Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Kevin Heffernan Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Kevin Heffernan 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 Kevin Heffernan 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 Kevin Heffernan Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Kevin Heffernan Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Kevin Heffernan 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 Kevin Heffernan Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Kevin Heffernan 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 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Kevin Heffernan 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 2019 edition of the Kevin Heffernan Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 11/11/2019).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Kevin Heffernan Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Kevin Heffernan 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:
- Spring Champions – Look for horses that recently did well in the Spring and are looking for a final race to top off their season.
- Weight For Age – The weight for age condition s may favour younger or older horses. Look for a proven performer which is carrying an amount of weight adventageous to their hopes.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2 and TBA #3.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2019 Field
- Hey Doc
- Home Of The Brave
- I’m Telling Ya
- Long Leaf
- Miss Iano
- Music Bay
- Order Of Command
- Search Squad
- Signore Fox
- William Thomas
Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 16th of November, 2019.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2019 Kevin Heffernan Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Nominations
|3||1401x7x58x||Hey Doc||Gelding||6||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||112|
|4||14x70x5247||Home Of The Brave||Gelding||8||James Cummings||109|
|5||3327203334||I’m Telling Ya||Gelding||6||Amy & Ash Yargi||73|
|7||3216×65467||Long Leaf||Horse||4||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||91|
|8||8451412863||Miss Iano||Mare||6||Mark C Webb||91|
|9||x22141x337||Music Bay||Mare||4||Phillip Stokes||92|
|10||53x554424x||Odeon||Gelding||6||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||96|
|11||87x211x652||Order Of Command||Gelding||5||Danny O’Brien||99|
|14||3030×95528||Runson||Gelding||7||Leon & Troy Corstens||94|
|15||15113055×3||Search Squad||Gelding||9||Doug Harrison||72|
|16||x9291471x1||Signore Fox||Horse||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||90|
|17||1x6380x601||Teleplay||Mare||5||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||99|
|18||x4153x1343||William Thomas||Gelding||5||John Price||91|
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Weights
Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 11th of November, 2019.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 13th of November, 2019.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 13th of
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 16th of November, 2019.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Prize Money
The Kevin Heffernan Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Race Number
The Kevin Heffernan Stakes is race number 5 on Saturday, the 16th of November, 2019. There are ten races in total that day at Sandown Racecourse.
Kevin Heffernan 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 Kevin Heffernan Stakes has been released.
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Kevin Heffernan Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Kevin Heffernan Stakes Winners
Winners of the Kevin Heffernan Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2018||Cool Passion||Tony McEvoy||Kerrin McEvoy||57 kgs||1:16.59|
|2017||Jungle Edge||Mick Bell||Kevin Forrester||59 kgs||1:17.49|
|2016||Lucky Hussler||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||59 kgs||1:16.43|
|2015||Famous Seamus||Noel Mayfield-Smith||Kerrin McEvoy||59 kgs||1:18.04|
|2014||Fast ‘n’ Rocking||David Hayes||Dwayne Dunn||59 kgs||1:17.67|
|2013||Lankan Rupee||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||58.5 kgs||1:09.70|
|2012||Mid Summer Music||Peter Moody||Steven Arnold||57 kgs||1:17.13|
|2011||Soul||Peter Snowden||Mark Zahra||59 kgs||1:18.97|
|2010||Avenue||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||1:19.26|
|2009||Lucky Secret||Tony Vasil||Nash Rawiller||59 kgs||1:16.74|
|2008||Captain Bax||Kris Lees||Michael Rodd||59 kgs||1:18.47|
|2007||Gibraltar Campion||Lee Freedman||Craig Newitt||51 kgs||1:11.83|
|2006||Tesbury Jack||Julie Scott||Darren Gauci||57.5 kgs||1:08.97|
|2005||Bomber Bill||Maureen Harry||Peter Mertens||58 kgs||1:17.58|
|2004||Brannigan||John Hawkes||Corey Brown||52 kgs||1:17.51|
|2003||Super Groove||Tony Noonan||Steven King||57.5 kgs||1:11.04|
|2002||Century Kid||Graeme Rogerson||Jim Cassidy||57.5 kgs||1:10.13|
|2001||Chattanooga||Mick Price||Noel Callow||57.5 kgs||1:10.11|