Looking for early info on this year’s Silver Shadow Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,200 metres, the Silver Shadow Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place at Randwick Racecourse. With a $200,000 prize purse, it attracts its share of local sprinters.
This race has served as an excellent lead up to the Golden Rose Stakes, taking place the following month at Randwick. It is also the opening leg of the Princess Series of races that culminates with the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) back at the track on Epsom Handicap Day. Libertini (2019) was the last filly to complete the Silver Shadow Stakes – Flight Stakes double.
Silver Shadow Stakes 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: Set weights (plus penalties)
- Qualification: Three year olds (fillies)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $200,000
- Inaugural Race: 1980
- 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes Winner: Dame Giselle
silver shadow stakes 2020 RESULTS
The official 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday August 22, 2020.
- #1 Dame Giselle
- #2 Thermosphere
- #8 Miss Canada
The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Dame Giselle ($3.60F) added another Group 2 win to her record, the favourite getting the job done in the Silver Shadow Stakes 2020 results with a brave all-the-way win in the opening leg of the Princess Series of races.
|1||1||DAME GISELLE||Peter & Paul Snowden||Tommy Berry||8||57kg||$3.60F|
|2||2||THERMOSPHERE||James Cummings||Kerrin McEvoy||0.2L||2||56kg||$17|
|3||8||MISS CANADA||Kris Lees||Ms Rachel King||2L||1||55kg||$26|
|4||6||REDOUTE’S IMAGE||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||2.2L||7||55kg||$5|
|5||5||SEPTEMBER RUN||Chris Waller||James McDonald||3.1L||6||55kg (cd 55.5kg)||$6|
|6||4||PHILIZZY||Anthony Cummings||Regan Bayliss||4.1L||5||55kg||$17|
|7||10||FALL ON A STAR||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||4.3L||4||55kg||$26|
|8||9||HYBRID THEORY||Bjorn Baker||Glyn Schofield||19.1L||3||55kg||$51|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Silver Shadow Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Silver Shadow Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Silver Shadow Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Silver Shadow Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Silver Shadow Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Silver Shadow 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 Silver Shadow 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 Silver Shadow Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Silver Shadow Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Silver Shadow 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 Silver Shadow Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Silver Shadow Stakes
- 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 Silver Shadow Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Silver Shadow Stakes 2020 Odds
Early Silver Shadow Stakes betting market odds 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 Silver Shadow Stakes here.
Which Horse Will Win The Silver Shadow Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Silver Shadow 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 consideration are as follows:
- Warmed Up – A lot of horses will be trying to end their spell by entering this race, which gives horses who have already started the season an advantage.
- Upsets Happen – Although favourites have won frequently, horses with odds as long as $41 have won in recent years.
Silver Shadow Stakes Favourites
Early favourites to win the Silver Shadow Stakes in 2020 include Golden Slipper performed See You Soon, Team Snowden’s Golden Gift winner Dame Giselle and the Kris Lees-trained Redoute’s Image going up in grade.
Dame Giselle ($3.60 in 2020) was the last favourite in Silver Shadow Stakes betting to win.
Silver Shadow Stakes 2020 Field
The official Silver Shadow Stakes field for 2020 will be announced on the Wednesday leading-up to Winx Stakes Day with acceptances and barriers to be published below.
Just 10 runners make-up the 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes final field including the favourite See You Soon drawn barrier one and her regular rival Dame Giselle in gate nine, the duo having run two-one respectively in the Group 2 Reisling Stakes among their encounters last season.
Update: #7 Kaakit Akit (10) has been scratched from the Silver Shadow Stakes 2020 field.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Probable Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||21x3174x||DAME GISELLE||Peter & Paul Snowden||Tommy Berry||9||57kg||87|
|2||42110x||THERMOSPHERE||James Cummings||Kerrin McEvoy||3||56kg||80|
|3||12x283x||SEE YOU SOON||Jean Dubois||Sam Clipperton||1||55kg||82|
|4||13477x||PHILIZZY||Anthony Cummings||Regan Bayliss||6||55kg||74|
|5||04x11x||SEPTEMBER RUN||Chris Waller||James McDonald||7||55kg||74|
|6||2x423x12||REDOUTE’S IMAGE||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||8||55kg||67|
|8||2x23x81||MISS CANADA||Kris Lees||Ms Rachel King||2||55kg||62|
|9||195x||HYBRID THEORY||Bjorn Baker||Glyn Schofield||4||55kg||60|
|10||6x86x||FALL ON A STAR||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||5||55kg|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Silver Shadow Stakes 2020 Tips
Favourite: #3 See You Soon ($3.50 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #3 See You Soon ($3.50 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #2 Thermosphere ($9.50 at time of publish)
Our insider 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes tips will be detailed here the week of the race and a full Silver Shadow Stakes Day betting preview available on the Neds blog.
Silver Shadow Stakes Race Day
Winx Stakes race day featuring the 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes takes place on Saturday August 22, 2020 at Royal Randwick.
Silver Shadow Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race and published in our above Silver Shadow Stakes Field section.
Silver Shadow Stakes Nominations
Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 17th of August, 2020.
The 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes nominations drew 13 early entries led by See You Soon and Golden Gift winner Dame Giselle.
|NOMINATIONS EXTENDED TO: 18/08/2020 11:00:00 AM|
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp Rating|
|1||21x3174x||DAME GISELLE||F||3||Peter & Paul Snowden|
|2||6x86x||FALL ON A STAR||F||3||Kris Lees|
|3||163x||FORBIDDEN LOVE||F||3||Richard & Michael Freedman||67|
|4||195x||HYBRID THEORY||F||3||Bjorn Baker|
|5||10x||KAAKIT AKIT||F||3||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||65|
|6||2x23x81||MISS CANADA||F||3||Kris Lees||62|
|8||2x423x12||REDOUTE’S IMAGE||F||3||Kris Lees||67|
|9||12x283x||SEE YOU SOON||F||3||Jean Dubois|
|10||04x11x||SEPTEMBER RUN||F||3||Chris Waller||74|
|11||2x2225x||STELLAR PAULINE||F||3||Peter & Paul Snowden|
|12||1||SUNRISE RUBY||F||3||Mitchell Beer|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Silver Shadow Stakes Weights
Set weights plus penalties apply to this race. The base weight is 55 kilograms. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 18th of August, 2020.
2020 Silver Shadow Stakes Top Weight: #1 Dame Giselle (57kg)
Silver Shadow Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020 and will be published in our above Silver Shadow Stakes Field section.
Silver Shadow Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020 and will be published in our above Silver Shadow Stakes Field section.
Silver Shadow Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 22nd of August, 2020 on race day morning.
2020 Silver Shadow Stakes Scratchings:
- #7 Kaakit Akit (10)
Silver Shadow Stakes Prize Money
The Silver Shadow Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.
Silver Shadow Stakes Race Number
The Silver Shadow Stakes runs as Randwick Race 4 at 1:45pm (AEST) on the 22nd of August, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.
Silver Shadow 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 2020’s Silver Shadow Stakes has been released.
Silver Shadow Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Silver Shadow Stakes Winners
Winners of the Silver Shadow Stakes going back to 1999 are displayed in the table below.
|2020||Dame Giselle||Peter and Paul Snowden||Tommy Berry||57 kgs||1:11.22|
|2019||Libertini||Anthony Cummings||Tommy Berry||55 kgs||1:07.93|
|2018||Fiesta||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||56 kgs||1:09.15|
|2017||Formality||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Kerrin McEvoy||56 kgs||1:08.83|
|2016||Omei Sword||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||55 kgs||1:09.68|
|2015||Speak Fondly||Gai Waterhouse||Kerrin McEvoy||57 kgs||1:09.47|
|2014||Bring Me The Maid||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57 kgs||1:12.37|
|2013||Thump||John Thompson||Jim Cassidy||54 kgs||1:09.69|
|2012||Nechita||John Thompson||Christian Reith||54 kgs||1:09.78|
|2011||Pane In The Glass||John Thompson||Craig Williams||55 kgs||1:13.42|
|2010||Parables||Peter Snowden||Tim Clark||54 kgs||1:09.94|
|2009||Deer Valley||Chris Waller||Daniel Ganderton||54 kgs||1:10.39|
|2008||Samantha Miss||Kris Lees||Hugh Bowman||58 kgs||1:12.44|
|2006||Gold Edition||Ron Maund||Glenn Lynch||57.5 kgs||1:10.60|
|2005||Mnemosyne||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||54 kgs||1:09.65|
|2004||Our Sweet Moss||Gerald Ryan||Jim Byrne||56 kgs||1:10.76|
|2003||Regimental Gal||Shaun Dwyer||Michael Rodd||56 kgs||1:12.09|
|2002||Victory Vein||Bede Murray||Danny Beasley||56 kgs||1:09.93|
|2001||Ha Ha||Gai Waterhouse||Jim Cassidy||54 kgs||1:11.35|
|2000||Ateates||Garry Lunn||Brian York||54 kgs||1:09.94|
|1999||Katima||Guy Walter||Kevin Moses||54 kgs||1:10.28|