Looking for early info on this year’s Schillaci Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,100 metres, the Schillaci Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $300,000 prize purse, it attracts a quality line-up of sprinters.
Starting out as a Principal Race, this race has held Group 2 status since 1979.
This Schillaci Stakes serves as a good lead up for the Darley VRC Classic, which takes place at Flemington Racecourse during the coveted Melbourne Cup Carnival.
The event is also now a key lead-up into the following wee’s $15 million The Everest at Royal Randwick. In 2019 the Schillaci Stakes winner Trekking went on to run third in that year’s The Everest results and second in the $1 million Winners Stakes named in honour of the previous season’s The Everest champ Redzel.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, October 9th, 2021
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,100 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Three year olds and over (maidens excluded)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Prize Purse: $300,000
- Inaugural Race: 1970
- 2021 Schillaci Stakes Winner: Savatoxl
schillaci Stakes 2021 RESULTS
The official 2021 Schillaci Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday October 9, 2021.
- #1 Savatoxl
- #8 Dosh
- #5 Bella Nipotina
The autumn’s Group 1 The Goodwood winner Savatoxl ($6) was back in winning form fresh enjoying a narrow victory in the 2021 Schillaci Stakes results on Caulfield Cup Day.
Schillaci Stakes Betting 2021
There are many different ways to bet on the Schillaci Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Schillaci Stakes|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Schillaci Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Schillaci 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 Schillaci 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 Schillaci Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Schillaci Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Schillaci 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 Schillaci Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Schillaci Stakes in 2021
- Join up 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 Schillaci Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Odds
Early market betting odds on the 2021 Schillaci Stakes will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.
Which Horse Will Win The Schillaci Stakes in 2021
The best way to pick which will win the Schillaci Stakes is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, look at the sprint record of the runners and their previous Group race experience.
Additional factors to consider when picking the Schillaci Stakes winner include:
- Single Figure Fancies – This race is typically won by horses offering odds of less than $10.
- Local Sprinters – Look for Melbourne horses that excel at sprinting distances, especially those who have experience at the Group 1 and Group 2 level.
- Best Barrier – Being drawn close to the rails will give a horse an advantage in this race.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Favourites
Early favourites in 2021 Schillaci Stakes betting include the Chris Waller-trained Group 1 winner September Run and last start Group 3 How Now Stakes winner Bella Nipotina from the Maher/Eustace stable.
Trekking ($4 in 2019) was the last Schillaci Stakes favourite to salute.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Field
The official 2021 Schillaci Stakes field of final acceptances is released on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below.
The Schillaci Stakes 2021 final field features just eight sprinters with Chris Waller’s Group 1 winner September Run the favourite tipped to return to her winning ways.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Tips
Favourite: #4 September Run ($3.30 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #3 Isaurian ($7 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #8 Dosh ($9 at time of publish)
Our exclusive 2021 Schillaci Stakes betting tips will be detailed above the week of the race and a full preview available on the Neds Blog.
Schillaci Stakes Race Day 2021
The Schillaci Stakes takes place on Saturday, the 9th of October, 2021. Officially known as Neds Caulfield Guineas Day, there are 10 races on the card including plenty of Group status events.
Other key events held on Caulfield Guineas Day include the:
- Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m);
- Group 1 Neds Caulfield Stakes (2000m);
- Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m);
- Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m);
- Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m); and the
- Group 3 Northwood Plume Stakes (1200m).
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Barrier Draw
The 2021 Schillaci Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public on the Wednesday of race week and published in our above Schillaci Stakes Field section.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Nominations
Nominations close by 12:00 PM (AEDT) on Monday, the 4th of October, 2021.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|2||11x2048x37||SEPTEMBER RUN||M||4||Chris Waller||2||56.5kg||110|
|3||1127×6||PROFITEER||C||3||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||3||53kg||82|
|4||52336×3121||BELLA NIPOTINA||M||4||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||4||56.5kg||99|
|5||141x91160x||SAVATOXL||G||6||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||5||58.5kg||109|
|8||120x6025x3||HOW WOMANTIC||M||5||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||8||56.5kg||89|
|10||8x26353x56||WISDOM OF WATER||H||4||Annabel Neasham||10||58.5kg||90|
|11||111x169x55||WRITTEN BEAUTY||M||4||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||11||56.5kg||93|
|13||1x16x||ENTHAAR||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||13||51kg||82|
|14||114×23||OXLEY ROAD||H||4||Peter G Moody||14||58.5kg||85|
|15||142×8||FAKE LOVE||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||15||51kg||74|
|17||112x4x30x2||BLESS HER||M||5||Clayton Douglas||17||56.5kg||89|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Weights
Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 4th of October, 2021 and published in our above Schillaci Stakes Field section.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 6th of October, 2021 and published in our above Schillaci Stakes Field section.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 6th of October, 2021 and published in our above Schillaci Stakes Field section.
Schillaci Stakes Scratchings 2021
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 9th of October, 2021.
Schillaci Stakes Prize Money 2021
The Schillaci Stakes prize purse is worth $300,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Schillaci Stakes Race Number 2021
The 2021 Schillaci Stakes is set to run as Caulfield Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEDT) on Saturday October 9, 2021. There are ten races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
Schillaci Stakes 2021 Form Guide
The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2021 Schillaci Stakes Form Guide following final acceptances.
Schillaci Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2021 Schillaci Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Schillaci Stakes Winners
Winners of the Schillaci Stakes going back to 1999 are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2021||Savatoxl||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Luke Currie||58.5 kgs||1:03.33|
|2020||Dirty Work||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||William Pike||58.5 kgs||1:03.34|
|2019||Trekking||James Cummings||Kerrin McEvoy||58.5 kgs||1:02.32|
|2018||Ball Of Muscle||Joseph Pride||Craig Williams||58.5 kgs||1:02.54|
|2017||Super Cash||Andrew Noblet||Katelyn Mallyon||56.5 kgs||1:03.25|
|2016||Star Turn||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Craig Williams||53 kgs||1:02.89|
|2015||Alpha Miss||Robert Smerdon||Craig Williams||56.5 kgs||1:03.55|
|2014||Rubick||Gerald Ryan||Kerrin McEvoy||53 kgs||0:56.68|
|2013||Unpretentious||Nikki Burke||Damien Oliver||58.5 kgs||0:57.67|
|2012||Buffering||Robert Heathcote||Hugh Bowman||58.5 kgs||0:56.95|
|2011||Black Caviar||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||56.5 kgs||0:56.73|
|2010||Black Caviar||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||56.5 kgs||0:56.68|
|2009||Lucky Secret||Tony Vasil||Nash Rawiller||58.5 kgs||0:55.97|
|2008||Wilander||Lee Freedman||Kerrin McEvoy||53 kgs||0:58.00|
|2007||Gold Edition||Ron Maund||Stathi Katsidis||56 kgs||0:57.36|
|2006||Miss Andretti||Lee Freedman||Damien Oliver||55 kgs||0:57.25|
|2005||Segments||Peter Moody||Scott Seamer||55 kgs||0:57.69|
|2004||Patpong||Tony Wildman||Damien Oliver||55 kgs||0:58.24|
|2003||Halibery||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||49.5 kgs||0:56.75|
|2002||Spinning Hill||Guy Walter||Patrick Payne||55 kgs||0:57.14|
|2001||Mistegic||Lee Curtis||Glen Boss||52 kgs||0:57.69|
|2000||Falvelon||Danny Bougoure||Damien Oliver||57.5 kgs||0:58.07|
|1999||Magic Music||Bart Cummings||Damien Oliver||55 kgs||0:56.92|