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
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
- Login at neds.com.au
- 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 Lee Steere Stakes Betting above).
- 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|
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|
|3rd||1||5||Scales of Justice||L.Smith||D.J.Staeck||59kg||0.35L|
|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.
Lee Steere Stakes 2018 Tips
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.
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
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.
|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|