Looking for early info on this year’s Sandown Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,500 metres, the Sandown Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Sandown Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it attracts a mixture of domestic and international runners.
Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 status in 1984.
Sandown Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, November 16th, 2019
- Track Location: Sandown Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,500 metres
- Weight Conditions: Qualirty handicap
- Qualification: Open (maidens ineligible)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Prize Purse: $160,000
- Inaugural Race: 1981
Sandown Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Sandown Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Sandown Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Sandown Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Sandown Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Sandown 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 Sandown 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 Sandown Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Sandown Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Sandown 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 Sandown Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Sandown 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 Sandown Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Sandown Stakes 2019 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Sandown Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 14/11/2019).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Sandown Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Sandown 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:
- Season End – Look for mid distance runners that have recently done well in the Spring and are looking for a final race to finish off their season.
- Lead Ups – If you’re looking to follow some races to get a taste of what’s to come, you should consider the Underwood Stakes, the Kennedy Cantala and the Chatham Stakes.
Sandown Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include Widgee Turf, William Thomas and Gold Fields.
Sandown Stakes 2019 Field
- East Indiaman
- Gold Fields
- Manolo Blahniq
- Mr Exclusive
- Music Bay
- Rich Itch
- Widgee Turf
- William Thomas
Sandown Stakes 2019 Tips
Favourite: Widgee Turf.
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Sandown Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 16th of November, 2019.
Sandown Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2019 Sandown Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Sandown Stakes Nominations
|1||122139×312||East Indiaman||Gelding||4||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||81|
|2||5×64542131||Gold Fields||Gelding||7||Logan McGill||97|
|3||72240×9245||Manolo Blahniq||Gelding||6||Tony Noonan||95|
|4||242229×293||Mr Exclusive||Gelding||4||Matthew Brown||74|
|5||x22141x337||Music Bay||Mare||4||Phillip Stokes||92|
|6||53x554424x||Odeon||Gelding||6||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||96|
|8||x211283147||Rich Itch||Gelding||4||Shawn Mathrick||95|
|13||21017×5392||Widgee Turf||Gelding||6||Patrick Payne||104|
|14||x4153x1343||William Thomas||Gelding||5||John Price||91|
Sandown Stakes Weights
A quality handicap applies to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 11th of November, 2019.
Sandown Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 13th of November, 2019.
Sandown Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 13th of
Sandown Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 16th of November, 2019.
Sandown Stakes Prize Money
The Sandown Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Sandown Stakes Race Number
The Sandown Stakes is race number 4 on Saturday, the 16th of November, 2019. There are ten races in total that day at Sandown Racecourse.
Sandown 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 2019’s Sandown Stakes has been released.
Sandown Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Sandown Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Sandown Stakes Winners
Winners of the Sandown Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2018||Fifty Stars||Darren Weir||Ben Allen||54kg||1:31.08|
|2017||Dollar For Dollar||Tony McEvoy||Jamie Kah||54kg||1:29.94|
|2016||Redkirk Warrior||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Craig Williams||54kg||1:30.66|
|2015||Charmed Harmony||John Sadler||Glen Boss||58kg||1:29.48|
|2014||Pornichet||Gai Waterhouse||James McDonald||54.5kg||1:29.61|
|2013||Mahisara||Paul Messara||Craig Williams||56kg||1:23.55|
|2012||Mahisara||Paul Messara||Craig Williams||55kg||1:29.20|
|2011||Under The Eiffel||Tony Vasil||Craig Williams||54kg||1:32.47|
|2010||Larry’s Never Late||Jim Conlan||Mark Zahra||56kg||1:33.21|
|2009||Nine Tales||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||53.5kg||1:30.60|
|2008||Chasm||Heath Conners||Jason Benbow||55kg||1:31.80|
|2007||Gotta Have Heart||Mick Price||Stephen Baster||53kg||1:24.19|
|2006||Swick||Bart Cummings||Luke Nolen||53kg||1:22.00|
|2005||Titanic Jack||Tom Hughes||Nick Ryan||55kg||1:31.53|
|2004||Amtrak||Mick Price||Glen Boss||56.5kg||1:27.80|
|2003||Chong Tong||Lee Freedman||Brett Prebble||55.5kg||1:23.57|
|2002||Salgado||John Hawkes||Darren Gauci||54.5kg||1:22.71|
|2001||Little Dozer||Shane Fliedner||Brett Prebble||54kg||1:23.21|
|2000||Normal Practice||Danny Williams||Glen Boss||56kg||1:21.41|
|1999||Buster Jones||Lee Freedman||Damien Oliver||55.5kg||1:21.90|