Lee Steere Stakes

Lee Steere Stakes, Ascot Racecourse

Looking for early info on this year’s Lee Steeres Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before the race.

Also known as the Waroa-Lee Stakes,  this race with the highest listing and the biggest prize purse that’s raced at Ascot on the 2nd Saturday of November. With a history going all the way back to 1983, the race has held Group 2 status since 2008.

No doubt about it, this race is the best lead up to the million dollar Railway Stakes.

The distance for this race has changed quite a few times, but it has always remained somewhere between 1400 and 1600 metres.

Lee Steere Stakes 2018 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, November 10th, 2018
  • Track Location: Ascot Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,400 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Weight for age
  • Qualification: Three year olds and over
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Operator: Perth Racing
  • Prize Purse: $250,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1978

Lee Steere Stakes Betting

New Ways to Bet at neds

There are many different ways to bet on the Lee Steere Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Lee Steere Stakes
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Lee Steere Stakes.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Lee Steere Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Lee Steere 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 Lee Steere 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 Lee Steere Stakes to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Lee Steere Stakes to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Lee Steere 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 Lee Steere Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Lee Steere Stakes

  1. Login at neds.com.au
  2. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  3. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Lee Steere Stakes Betting above).
  4. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Lee Steere Stakes 2018 Odds

Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2018 edition of the Lee Steere Stakes here.

(Please note that the odds below are from 19/10/2018, prior to nominations or acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBC TBC TBC

Lee Steere Stakes 2017 Results

2017’s results are displayed in the table below:

Finishing Order Horse No. Barrier Horse Name Trainer Jockey Weight Margin
1st 8 2 Silverstream A.G.Durrant W.A.Pike 57kg Winner
2nd 5 3 Great Shot R.J.Radford C.L.Staples 59kg 0.25L
3rd 1 5 Scales of Justice L.Smith D.J.Staeck 59kg 0.35L
4th 9 1 Salubrious D.M.Luciani J.S.Whiting 53kg 0.5L
5th 2 -4 Disposition A.G.Durrant C.J.Parnham 59kg 3.75L
6th 4 -6 Miki Two Toes A.M.King A.Kennedy 59kg 8L

Which Horse Will Win The Lee Steere Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Lee Steere 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:

  • Last Year’s Results – This is a race that a lot of WA based horses will run successive years in a row. It’s not uncommon for last year’s winner to be the next year’s place getter, or vice versa.
  • Local Advantage – Winners have a tendency to demonstrate experience at Ascot Racecourse.

Lee Steere Stakes Favourites

Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.

Lee Steere Stakes 2018 Field

The field limit is 30. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners in the table below.

Horse Age Sex Past Winnings Trainer
TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC

Lee Steere Stakes 2018 Tips

Favourite: TBC.

Best Bet: TBC.

Best Roughie: TBC.

Lee Steere Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 10th of November, 2018.

Lee Steere Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2018 Lee Steere Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Lee Steere Stakes Weights

Standard weight for age conditions apply to this race. Weights announcement is on Monday, the 5th of November, 2018.

Lee Steere Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Monday, the 5th of November, 2018.

Lee Steere Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, the 7th of November, 2018.

Lee Steere Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, the 7th of November, 2018.

Lee Steere Stakes Prize Money

The Lee Steere Stakes prize purse is worth $250,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth. Horses placing 11th to last get $100.

Place Prize Money
1st $147,500
2nd $50,000
3rd $22,500
4th $10,000
5th $5,000
6th $2,500
7th $2,500
8th $2,500
9th $2,500
10th $2,500

Lee Steere Stakes Race Number

The Lee Steere Stakes is race number 8 on the 10th of November, 2018. There are eight races in total that day at Ascot Racecourse.

Lee Steere 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 2018’s Lee Steere Stakes has been released.

Lee Steere Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2018’s race live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

Streaming: 7Live

Lee Steere Stakes Tickets

General admission for early birds is $10.20 and can be purchased in advance from Ticketek. Tickets on the gate come at a cost of $15.

Lee Steere Stakes Winners

Winners of the Lee Steere Stakes for the past 34 years are displayed in the table below.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2017 Silverstream A G Durrant W Pike 57 kg 1:23.51
2016 Perfect Reflection G And A Williams W Pike 57 kg 1:23.09
2015 Black Heart Bart V T Sigley G L Smith 59 kg 1:22.53
2014 Liberty’s Gem Simon Miller B Melham 56.5 kg 1:23.95
2014 Magnifisio J P Taylor J Brown 57 kg 1:23.63
2013 Conservatorium G D Kennewell J Bowditch 59 kg 1:23.86
2012 Luckygray G P Poletti S O’Donnell 59 kg 1:22.95
2011 Ranger G L Williams W Pike 59 kg 1:22.69
2010 Famous Roman J P Taylor S O’Donnell 59 kg 1:24.09
2009 Idyllic Prince J P Taylor J Brown 59 kg 1:22.57
2008 Marasco F R Kersley W Pike 59 kg 1:22.67
2007 Grasspatch Girl T W Widdeson P Knuckey 56.5 kg 1:22.32
2006 Belle Bizarre R B Bynder P Harvey 55.5 kg 1:22.42
2005 Avenida Madero J P Taylor J Brown 55.5 kg 1:21.91
2004 Ellicorsam D L Freedman D Oliver 55.5 kg 1:21.32
2003 Early Express P J Giadresco P Hall 58 kg 1:23.37
2002 Hardrada M J Harding J Whiting 52 kg 1:21.93
2001 Tribula A H Mortimer S J Miller 55.5 kg 1:25.49
2000 Umrum L M Macdonald J A Cassidy 58 kg 1:23.68
1999 Slavonic M G Price B Prebble 58 kg 1:23.53
1998 Pennyweight Point P C Western J A Cassidy 58 kg 1:24.53
1997 Willoughby M W Pateman P Knuckey 58 kg 1:22.54
1996 Bradson L B Morton D Gundry 57 kg 1:22.84
1995 Century Blazer D R Harrison P King 57 kg 1:22.50
1994 Jacks Or Better G E Daly J Oliver 52 kg 1:22.03
1993 Wabasso A F Beckett P King 52 kg 1:23.36
1992 Welcome Knight R W Price D Oliver 58 kg 1:28.26
1991 M’Lady’s Jewel K W Leaver M Clarke 58 kg 1:29.13
1990 Mister Till S A Hunter D Rudland 58 kg 1:28.96
1989 Carry A Smile E A Martinovich M Sestich 57 kg 1:29.72
1988 Sky Filou R S Taylor A Smith 58 kg 1:29.10
1987 Denver Dame F H Maynard C Wake 49.5 kg 1:27.52
1986 Fair Sir B O’Malley D Gauci 52 kg 1:28.06
1985 Concrete B O’Malley R Kemp 57 kg 1:29.46
1984 Coal Pak W B Jeffreys A Smith 58 kg 1:24.56
1983 Argentine Gold W J Mitchell P Dyson 58 kg 1:24.80
2017 Silverstream A G Durrant W Pike 57 kg 1:23.51