Looking for info on this year’s Silver Eagle? The expert tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know on the race.
The Silver Eagle is one of the newest races on the Australian Racing Calendar, the special conditions event taking place at Royal Randwick Racecourse each Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.
First contested in 2019, the race is open only to four-year-old horses and runs in early October on Spring Champion Stakes Day.
Offering $500,000 in prize money, the Silver Eagle also offers a ballot exemption into the lucrative $7.5 million The Golden Eagle (1500m) run at sister track Rosehill Gardens later in the month.
The Silver Eagle is a 1300m middle-distance sprint that attracts the season’s best four-year-olds and is run at set weights plus penalties.
silver eagle 2021 – Fast Facts
- Race Day: Saturday, October 9th, 2021
- Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,300 metres
- Weight Class: Set weights + penalties
- Qualification: Four year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Special Conditions
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $500,000
- Inaugural Race: 2019
- 2021 Silver Eagle Winner: Aim
Silver Eagle 2021 RESULTS
The official 2021 Silver Eagle results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday October 9, 2021.
- #5 Aim
- #6 Ellsberg
- #8 Count De Rupee
The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Aim ($31) returned to winning form with an upset in the Silver Eagle ahead of the $7.5 million Golden Eagle.
silver eagle Betting 2021
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Silver Eagle|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Silver Eagle.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Silver Eagle. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in Silver Eagle, 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 Silver Eagle, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within Silver Eagle to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within Silver Eagle to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within Silver Eagle 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 Silver Eagle, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Silver Eagle In 2021
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- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- Make sure to check out the form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
WHICH HORSE WILL WIN THE Silver eagle IN 2021
When deciding on which horse will win the Silver Eagle in 2021 there are a number of key factors to consider including their lead-up form, barrier draw and ability over the distance.
Other things to look at when picking the Silver Eagle winner include:
- Experience – Any four-year-olds with past Group 1 experience from their three-year-old seasons make a good bet in Sydney’s Silver Eagle race.
- Inside Alleys – The opening three Silver Eagle winners jumped from single-digit barriers.
silver eagle FAVOURITES 2021
The early Silver Eagle favourites for 2021 include Golden Pendant winning mare Vangelic and in-form Spill The Beans four-year-old Ellsberg.
Inaugural winner The Inevitable ($3 in 2019) was the first and currently the only favourite in Silver Eagle betting to win.
silver eagle 2021 field
The official Silver Eagle 2021 field of final acceptors is released by Racing NSW on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below.
The 2021 Silver Eagle field features a quality line-up of in-form four-year-olds heading towards a potential huge pay day in the $7.5 million Golden Eagle including Golden Pendant winning mare Vangelic.
- Scratched: #1 Our Playboy (15)
silver eagle 2021 Tips
Favourite: # Count De Rupee ($5.50 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #14 Vangelic ($7.50 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #10 Blondeau ($17 at time of publish)
Check in here the week of the race for our exclusive 2021 Silver Eagle tips and betting selections, with a full tipping preview also available on the Neds Blog.
Silver eagle Race Day 2021
The Silver Eagle takes place on Saturday, the 9th of October, 2021 as part of Randwick’s Spring Champion Stakes Day. The meeting is also host to four Group status races with the running of the:
- Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m);
- Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes (1200m);
- Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m); and the
- Group 3 Angst Stakes (1600m).
silver eagle 2021 BARRIER DRAW
The official Silver Eagle 2021 barrier draw is conducted the Wednesday of race week and will be available in our above Silver Eagle Field section.
silver eagle 2021 Nominations
Closing time for nominations is 11 AM on Monday the 4th of October, 2021.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||True Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||30x8245x41||VANGELIC||M||4||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||1||55.5kg||106|
|2||x237x5x585||PRIME STAR||G||4||Richard & Michael Freedman||2||56kg||97|
|3||2234734×29||AMISH BOY||H||4||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||3||56kg||96|
|4||111x5574x4||ROCKETING BY||H||4||Matthew Dunn||4||56kg||94|
|5||47x61x967x||AIM||G||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||5||56kg||90|
|6||313x1422x1||ELLSBERG||H||4||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou||6||56kg||89|
|7||1112×32121||TRIPLE ACE||G||4||Kris Lees||7||56kg||87|
|9||6008x6751x||OUR PLAYBOY||G||4||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||9||56.5kg||86|
|10||1715244×09||NEVER TALK||M||4||Kris Lees||10||54kg||86|
|12||531x2183x1||COUNT DE RUPEE||G||4||Robert & Luke Price||12||56kg||84|
|16||116324649x||IL AFFARE (NZ)||M||4||Chris Waller||16||54kg||82|
|17||211x2130x8||EXOBOOM||G||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||17||56.5kg||82|
|19||53x11160x5||GRACE AND HARMONY (NZ)||M||4||Chris Waller||19||54kg||80|
|20||32x82426x1||HIGH SUPREMACY (NZ)||G||4||Richard & Michael Freedman||20||56kg||79|
|21||312220×798||PROMPT PRODIGY (NZ)||H||4||Edward Cummings||21||56kg||76|
|23||2x2197x||AGRIMONY (GB)||H||4||Chris Waller||23||56kg||66|
|24||1x||SPALTET (NZ)||G||4||Annabel Neasham||24||56kg||62|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
silver eagle 2021 Weights
The race is run with set weights plus penalties. Base weight E&G 56kgs, Mares 54kgs. Penalties – Group 3 winner 0.5kgs, Group 2 winner 1.5kgs, Group 1 winner 2.5kgs. Penalties are not cumulative.
Final weights will be declared by 4 PM, Tuesday the 5th of October, 2021 with weights on the final acceptors to be published in our above Silver Eagle Field section.
silver eagle 2021 Acceptances
Acceptances will be declared before 9 AM on Wednesday, the 6th of October, 2021 and published in our above Silver Eagle Field section.
silver eagle 2021 jockeys
Riders must be announced by 12 PM on Wednesday the 6th of October, 2021 with the Silver Eagle jockeys to be published in our above Silver Eagle Field section.
silver eagle Scratchings 2021
Final scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 9th of October, 2021.
2021 Silver Eagle Scratchings:
- #1 Our Playboy (15)
silver eagle 2021 PRIZE MONEY
The total prize purse for The Silver Eagle is $500,000 and stakes are distributed to places first through tenth.
silver eagle Race Number 2021
The 2021 Silver Eagle is set to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT) on Saturday the 9th of October, 2021. There are nine races in total that day at Royal Randwick.
silver eagle 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 Silver Eagle Form Guide following final acceptances.
Silver Eagle Winners (Past Results)
Winners for The Silver Eagle race since its inauguration in 2019 are listed below.
|2021||Aim||Ellsberg||Count De Rupee||1:16.04|
|2020||Flit||Alligator Blood||Dawn Passage||1:15.39|