Looking for early info on this year’s Kingsford Town Classic? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 2,000 metres, the Kingston Town Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Randwick Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it attracts its fair share of long distance runners.
Once known as the STC Cup, this race has been run over various distances, including: 2400, 1900 and 2000 metres. Since 1984 it has been named after the champion horse Kingston Town.
Kingston Town Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, September 21st, 2019
- Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 2,000 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights (with penalties)
- Qualification: Three years old and older
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Randwick Racecourse
- Prize Purse: $160,000
- Inaugural Race: 1948
Kingston Town Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Kingston Town Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Kingston Town Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Kingston Town Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Kingston Town Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Kingston Town 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 Kingston Town 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 Kingston Town Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Kingston Town Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Kingston Town 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 Kingston Town Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Kingston Town 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 Kingston Town Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Kingston Town 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 Kingston Town Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 10/09/2019, prior to acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Kingston Town Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Kingston Town Stakes is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.
Kingston Town Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Kingston Town Stakes 2019 Field
Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.
Kingston Town Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Kingston Town Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 21st of September, 2019.
Kingston Town Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2019 Kingston Town Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Kingston Town Stakes Nominations
Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 16th of September, 2019.
Kingston Town Stakes Weights
Set weights with penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 17th of September, 2019.
Kingston Town Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 18th of September, 2019.
Kingston Town Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 18th of
Kingston Town Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 21st of September, 2019.
Kingston Town Stakes Prize Money
The Kingston Town Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.
Kingston Town Stakes Race Number
The Kingston Town Stakes is race number 5 on Saturday, the 21st of September, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.
Kingston Town 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 Kingston Town Stakes has been released.
Kingston Town Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Kingston Town Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Kingston Town Stakes Winners
Winners of the Kingston Town Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. If you would like to see results going further back in history, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2018||Avilius||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||56 kgs||2:02.01|
|2017||Libran||Chris Waller||Glyn Schofield||57 kgs||2:02.76|
|2016||Mccreery||Chris Waller||Joao Moreira||54 kgs||2:03.80|
|2015||Silverball||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||58 kgs||2:02.98|
|2014||He’s Your Man||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||56.5 kgs||2:04.02|
|2013||Prince Cheri||David Vandyke||Jay Ford||54 kgs||2:03.47|
|2012||Stout Hearted||Chris Waller||Glyn Schofield||54 kgs||2:00.68|
|2011||Lamasery||David Vandyke||Brenton Avdulla||53 kgs||2:02.50|
|2010||Herculian Prince||Gai Waterhouse||Hugh Bowman||55.5 kgs||2:01.54|
|2009||Ready To Lift||Gerald Ryan||Glyn Schofield||58 kgs||2:01.91|
|2008||Hurrah||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||55 kgs||2:03.36|
|2006||Mr Martini||Marc Conners||Darryl McLellan||52.5 kgs||2:05.55|
|2005||Stormhill||Tim Martin||Hugh Bowman||55 kgs||2:01.06|
|2004||Just Polite||Shaun Dwyer||Danny Beasley||53 kgs||2:04.02|
|2003||Ariante||Gai Waterhouse||Lenny Beasley||54 kgs||2:03.13|
|2002||Dress Circle||Gai Waterhouse||Lenny Beasley||60.5 kgs||2:02.15|
|2001||Swiss Echo||Gai Waterhouse||Glen Boss||52.5 kgs||2:03.34|
|2000||Dashing Scene||Gai Waterhouse||Lenny Beasley||52 kgs||2:04.86|