Show County Quality Handicap

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

Show County Quality Handicap, Randwick

Run over 1,200 metres, the Show County Quality Handicap is a Group 3 race taking place at Randwick Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it attracts its share of local sprinters.

Other races held on the same day at Randwick include the Winx Stakes, the Silver Shadow Stakes and the Toy Show Quality.

Show County Quality Handicap 2020 – Quick Information

    • Race Day: Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
    • Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
    • Track Surface: Turf
    • Track Direction: Right-handed
    • Race Distance: 1,200 metres
    • Weight Conditions: Quality handicap
    • Qualification: Three years and older
    • Type: Thoroughbred
    • Grade: Group 3
    • Operator: Australian Turf Club
    • Prize Purse: $160,000
    • Inaugural Race: 1993

Show County Quality Handicap Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Show County Quality Handicap, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

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

How To Bet On The Show County Quality Handicap

  1. Join up at neds.com.au
  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 Show County Quality Handicap Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Show County Quality Handicap 2020 Odds

Early market odds on the Show County Quality will be displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2020 edition of the Show County Quality Handicap here. 

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBA TBA TBA

Which Horse Will Win The Show County Quality Handicap

The best way to pick who will win the Show County Quality Handicap 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 consideration are as follows:

  • Local Laps – It’s not hard to find horses that clean up at 1,200 metres at Randwick.
  • Hot Lead Up – The Missile Stakes, run at 1,200 metres at Rosehill a fortnight earlier, is going to be the race to watch.

Show County Quality Handicap Favourites

Early favourites in Show County Quality 2020 betting will be detailed here the week of the race. 

Show County Quality Handicap 2020 Field

The official Show County Quality final field and barriers are announced on the Wednesday leading-up to Winx Stakes Day and will be detailed in full below.

Show County Quality Handicap 2020 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Our exclusive 2020 Show County Quality betting tips will be listed here the week of the race.

Show County Quality Handicap Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday August 22nd, 2020. Winx Stakes Day features a total of four Group status races including the Group 1 Winx Stakes that opens elite level racing for the new season. 

Show County Quality Handicap Barrier Draw

The 2020 Show County Quality Handicap barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Show County Quality Handicap Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 17th of August, 2020.

Show County Quality Handicap Weights

A quality handicap applies to this race. The minimum weight is 53 kilograms. The maximum weight is 61 kilograms. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 18th of August, 2020.

Show County Quality Handicap Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020.

Show County Quality Handicap Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020.

Show County Quality Handicap Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 22nd of August, 2020.

Show County Quality Handicap Prize Money

The Show County Quality Handicap prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $83,000
2nd $29,400
3rd $14,200
4th $7,200
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $3,500
8th $3,500
9th $3,500
10th $3,500

Show County Quality Handicap Race Number

The Show County Quality Handicap is likely to run as Race 6 on the 22nd of August, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.

Show County Quality Handicap 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 Show County Quality Handicap has been released.

Show County Quality Handicap Live

You can watch or listen to the 2020 Show County Quality Handicap live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Show County Quality Handicap Winners

Winners of the Show County Quality Handicap going back to 2000 are displayed in the table below. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2019 Deprive James Cummings Ms Rachel King 53.5 kgs 1:08.63
2018 Le Romain Kris Lees James McDonald 61 kgs 1:08.62
2017 Deploy Gerald Ryan Brenton Avdulla 55.5 kgs 1:08.06
2016 Tycoon Tara Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 54 kgs 1:09.92
2015 Decision Time Clarry Conners Christian Reith 54 kgs 1:09.05
2014 Terravista Joseph Pride Hugh Bowman 56 kgs 1:12.39
2013 Rebel Dane Gary Portelli Glen Boss 54.5 kgs 1:09.53
2012 Moment Of Change Peter Moody Peter Robl 54 kgs 1:09.42
2011 Skytrain Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 53 kgs 1:12.67
2010 Kenny’s World Graeme Murray Tye Angland 53 kgs 1:10.66
2009 Swift Alliance Gai Waterhouse Blake Shinn 53 kgs 1:09.83
2008 Bank Robber Gai Waterhouse Corey Brown 53 kgs 1:11.96
2007 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006 Primus John O’Shea Hugh Bowman 56.5 kgs 1:09.87
2005 Lotteria Gai Waterhouse Lenny Beasley 56.5 kgs 1:09.91
2004 Athelnoth Tiger Holland James Innes 53 kgs 1:10.92
2003 Sportsman Gregory Hickman Zac Purton 54 kgs 1:11.86
2002 Presently Bruce McLachlan James Innes 53 kgs 1:09.82
2001 Kingsgate Gai Waterhouse Glen Boss 52 kgs 1:10.83
2000 Stanzaic John Size Glen Boss 53.5 kgs 1:09.81
1999 Upright John Hawkes Larry Cassidy 51.5 kgs 1:10.27