Robert Sangster Stakes

Robert Sangster Stakes, Morphettville

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

Run over 1,200 metres, the Robert Sangster Stakes is a Group 1 race taking place at Morphettville Racecourse. Carrying a $600,000 prize purse, it attracts a lot of talent from South Australia, Victoria and New Zealand.

This race serves as an excellent lead in to The Goodwood, taking place at the same track two weeks later.

Robert Sangster Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
  • Track Location: Morphettville Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,200 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Weight for age
  • Qualification: Three year olds (fillies and mares)
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 1
  • Operator: South Australian Jockey Club
  • Prize Purse: $600,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1983

Robert Sangster Stakes Betting

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

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

How To Bet On The Robert Sangster Stakes

  1. Join up at
  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 Robert Sangster Stakes  Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Robert Sangster Stakes 2020 Odds

The 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes odds will be available next week.

Which Horse Will Win The Robert Sangster Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Robert Sangster 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:

  • Age And Sex – Fillies that are four year olds have overrepresented at first place in the past decade.
  • Barriers – Wide barriers prove no obstacle in this race. Many winners have come from outside of the tenth barrier.
  • Favourites – The past twenty years has seen favourites perform poorly in this race.
  • Interstate Advantage – Runners that have come off a win in a Victorian meet are more likely to win than those coming off of a South Australian win.

Robert Sangster Stakes Favourites

Early favourites include Sunlight, Spright, Jamaican Rain and

Robert Sangster Stakes 2020 Field

The 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes field will be released on the Wednesday before the race.

Robert Sangster Stakes 2020 Tips

Favourite: Sunlight.

Best Bet: Sunlight. 

Best Roughie: Mica Lil.

Robert Sangster Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 2nd of May, 2020.

Robert Sangster Stakes Barrier Draw

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

Robert Sangster Stakes Nominations

Nominations close at 12:30 PM on Monday, the 27th of April, 2020.

Robert Sangster Stakes Weights

Standard weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, the 28th of April, 2020.

Robert Sangster Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 29th of April, 2020.

Robert Sangster Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:30 PM on Wednesday, the 29th of April, 2020.

Robert Sangster Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 8:00 AM on Saturday, the 2nd of May, 2020.

Robert Sangster Stakes Prize Money

The Robert Sangster Stakes prize purse is worth $600,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $384,000
2nd $102,000
3rd $48,000
4th $24,000
5th $12,000
6th $6,000
7th $6,000
8th $6,000
9th $6,000
10th $6,000

Robert Sangster Stakes Race Number

The Robert Sangster Stakes is race number 1 on the 4th of May, 2019. There are eight races in total that day at Morphettville Racecourse.

Robert Sangster 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 Robert Sangster Stakes has been released.

Robert Sangster Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Robert Sangster Stakes Winners

Winners of the Robert Sangster Stakes  for the past 20years 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
2019 Spright Garry Frazer Damien Oliver 56.5 kgs 1:09.28
2018 Shoals Anthony Freedman Tim Clark 55 kgs 1:09.19
2017 Secret Agenda Mick Price Damien Oliver 56.5 kgs 1:09.15
2016 Precious Gem Henry Dwyer Jake Noonan 56.5 kgs 1:09.49
2015 Miracles Of Life Paul Snowden Hugh Bowman 56.5 kgs 1:09.72
2014 Driefontein Gai Waterhouse Vlad Duric 56.5 kgs 1:09.23
2013 Platelet Darren Weir Ben Melham 56.5 kgs 1:11.04
2012 Black Caviar Peter Moody Luke Nolen 56.5 kgs 1:10.65
2011 Response Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Dwayne Dunn 56.5 kgs 1:09.08
2010 Rostova Steve Richards Steven King 54 kgs 1:09.42
2009 Bel Mer Mick Price Craig Newitt 56.5 kgs 1:09.51
2008 Juste Momente Danny O’Brien Steven Arnold 56 kgs 1:09.71
2007 Universal Queen Lee Freedman Corey Brown 54 kgs 1:08.38
2006 Ellicorsam Lee Freedman Danny Nikolic 55 kgs 1:09.37
2005 Alinghi Lee Freedman Damien Oliver 52 kgs 1:08.77
2004 French Bid Mick Price Stephen Baster 52 kgs 1:09.09
2003 Our Egyptian Raine Kenny Rae Catherine Hutchinson 55 kgs 1:08.77
2002 Suzy Grey Alan Bailey Paul Gatt 55.5 kgs 1:13.26
2001 Umaline John Hall Shayne Cahill 55 kgs 1:08.14
2000 Rain Dance Lady David Hall Fabian Alesci 55 kgs 1:09.01