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
- Log in 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 Peter Young Stakes Betting above).
- 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|
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
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.
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.
|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|