Peter Young Stakes

Peter Young Stakes, Caulfield Racecourse

Looking for early info on this year’s Peter Young Stakes? The expert tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Run over 1,800 metres in late February, the Peter Young Stakes is a Group 2 race, held during the Autumn racing season. With an open qualification, and maidens ineligible, it attracts its fair share of international talent.

This race serves an excellent lead in to the 2000 metre Australia Cup, boasting an incredible $1.5 million prize purse.

For forty years, it has been held at the Group 2 level. For the first seventy eight years of its existence, it was a Principal race.

Peter Young Stakes 2020 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, February 22nd, 2019
  • Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,800 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Weight for age
  • Qualification: Open (maidens ineligible)
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $200,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1900

Peter Young Stakes Betting

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

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

How To Bet On The Peter Young Stakes

  1. Log in 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 Peter Young Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Peter Young Stakes 2020 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 Peter Young Stakes here.

(Please note that the odds below are from 19/12/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBC TBC TBC

Which Horse Will Win The Peter Young Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Peter Young 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:

  • Male Pattern – Geldings and horses have been the winners for all of recent history.
  • Bad Luck Barrier – Double digit barriers usually spell doom, so try and avoid them if you can.

Peter Young Stakes Favourites

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

Peter Young Stakes 2020 Field

The field limit is 16. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners below.

Peter Young Stakes 2020 Tips

Favourite: TBC.

Best Bet: TBC.

Best Roughie: TBC.

Peter Young Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 22nd of February, 2020.

Peter Young Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2020 Peter Young Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Peter Young Stakes Nominations

Nominations close at 12:00 PM on Monday, the 17th of February, 2020.

Peter Young Stakes Weights

Standard weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4:00 PM on Monday, the 17th of February, 2020.

Peter Young Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 19th of February, 2020.

Peter Young Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 19th of February, 2020.

Peter Young Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 22nd of February, 2020.

Peter Young Stakes Prize Money

The Peter Young Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $120,000
2nd $36,000
3rd $18,000
4th $9,000
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $4,000
8th $4,000

Peter Young Stakes Race Number

The Peter Young Stakes is race number 7 on the 22nd of February, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Peter Young 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 2020’s Peter Young Stakes has been released.

Peter Young Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2020 Peter Young Stakes live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Peter Young Stakes Winners

Winners of the Peter Young Stakes for the past twenty years are displayed in the table below.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2019 Avilius James Cummings Hugh Bowman 59kg 1:49.16
2018 Gailo Chop Darren Weir Mark Zahra 59kg 1:48.26
2017 Stratum Star Darren Weir Mark Zahra 59kg 1:48.25
2016 Bow Creek John O’Shea Damien Oliver 59kg 1:48.61
2015 Mourinho Peter Gelagotis Vlad Duric 59kg 1:48.00
2014 Fiorente Gai Waterhouse Damien Oliver 59kg 1:50.09
2013 Foreteller Chris Waller Dwayne Dunn 59kg 1:50.97
2012 Lucas Cranach Anthony Freedman Nash Rawiller 59kg 1:48.82
2011 Heart Of Dreams Mick Price Damien Oliver 59kg 1:48.82
2010 La Rocket Dale Sutton Stephen Baster 59kg 1:49.04
2009 Theseo Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 59kg 1:47.83
2008 Princess Coup Mark Walker Damien Oliver 56.5kg 1:51.00
2007 Pompeii Ruler Mick Price Craig Newitt 59kg 1:49.28
2006 Our Smoking Joe Lee Freedman Noel Callow 58kg 1:50.21
2005 Elvstroem Tony Vasil Nash Rawiller 58kg 1:49.56
2004 Lonhro John Hawkes Darren Gauci 58kg 1:50.98
2003 Northerly Fred Kersley Patrick Payne 58kg 1:51.81
2002 Northerly Fred Kersley Damien Oliver 58kg 1:49.23
2001 Cent Home Jim Wallace David Walker 58kg 1:47.19
2000 Royal Voyage Mathew Ellerton Greg Childs 58kg 1:49.17