Kingston Town Stakes

Kingston Town Stakes, Randwick

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

  1. Join up 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 Kingston Town Stakes Betting above).
  5. 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
TBA TBA TBA

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

Favourite: TBA

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
September, 2019.

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.

Place Prize Money
1st $83,000
2nd $29,400
3rd $14,200
4th $7,200
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $3,500
8th $3,500
9th $3,500
10th $3,500

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.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
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
2007 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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