Schillaci Stakes

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.

Schillaci Stakes, Caulfield

Run over 1,100 metres, the Schillaci Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $400,000 prize purse, it attracts a lot of sprinting distance runners.

Starting out as a Principal Race, this race has held Group 2 status since 1979.

This race serves as a good lead up for the Darley Classic, which usually takes place in the following month. The winner of this race is also guaranteed a slot in The Everest.

Schillaci Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, October 12th, 2019
  • 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: $400,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1970

Schillaci Stakes Betting

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

  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 Schillaci Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Schillaci 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 Schillaci Stakes here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 01/10/2019, prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds

Which Horse Will Win The Schillaci Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Schillaci 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:

  • 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 Favourites

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

Schillaci Stakes 2019 Field

Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.

Schillaci Stakes 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA.

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Schillaci Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 12th of October, 2019.

Schillaci Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2019 Schillaci Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Schillaci Stakes Nominations

Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 7th of October, 2019.

Schillaci Stakes Weights

Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 7th of October, 2019.

Schillaci Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 9th of October, 2019.

Schillaci Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 9th of
October, 2019.

Schillaci Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 12th of October, 2019.

Schillaci Stakes Prize Money

The Schillaci Stakes prize purse is worth $400,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $240,000
2nd $72,000
3rd $36,000
4th $18,000
5th $10,000
6th $8,000
7th $8,000
8th $8,000

Schillaci Stakes Race Number

The Schillaci Stakes is race number 5 on Saturday, the 12th of October, 2019. There are ten races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Schillaci 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 Schillaci Stakes has been released.

Schillaci Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 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 for the past five years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
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