Looking for early info on this year’s Silver Slipper Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,100 metres during February or March each year, the Silver Slipper Stakes is a Group 2 race, held during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. With a $250,000 prize purse, it attracts some of the best two year olds nationwide, with the odd Trans Tasman placegetter coming from New Zealand.
This race undoubtedly serves a lead in to the 1200 metre Golden Slipper Stakes, which takes place a fortnight later with a whopping $3.5 million prize purse.
For nearly 40 years, the race has been proudly flying under the Group 2 banner.
Silver Slipper Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
- Track Location: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,100 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights
- Qualification: Two year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $250,000
- Inaugural Race: 1963
Silver Slipper Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Silver Slipper 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 Slipper Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Silver Slipper Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Silver Slipper Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Silver Slipper 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 Slipper 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 Slipper Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Silver Slipper 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 Slipper 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 Slipper Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Silver Slipper Stakes
- Log in 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 Slipper Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Silver Slipper Stakes 2020 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2018 edition of the Silver Slipper Stakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 23/12/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Silver Slipper Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Silver Slipper 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:
- Recent Debutantes – A lot of horses in this race will have only just started to race this year. Look for stellar debuts in January and February for the up and comers.
- Filly Fandom – The fairer sex has a pretty good track record against the boys in this race.
- Tiny Field – Last year’s final field has only five runners. This can make place betting mighty easy, though the payouts can lessen as a result.
Silver Slipper Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Silver Slipper Stakes 2020 Field
The field limit is 13. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners below.
Silver Slipper Stakes 2020 Tips
Best Bet: TBC.
Best Roughie: TBC.
Silver Slipper Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 22nd of February, 2020.
Silver Slipper Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2020 Silver Slipper Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Silver Slipper Stakes Nominations
Nominations close at 11:00 AM on Monday, the 17th of February, 2020.
Silver Slipper Stakes Weights
Set weight conditions apply to this race. Colt and geldings run at 56.6 kgs, fillies at 54.5 kg. Final weights are announced at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 18th of February, 2020.
Silver Slipper Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 19th of February, 2020.
Silver Slipper Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 19th of February, 2020.
Silver Slipper Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 22nd of February, 2020.
Silver Slipper Stakes Prize Money
The Silver Slipper Stakes prize purse is worth $250,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth. The winner of this race is also exempt from the ballot for the Golden Slipper.
Silver Slipper Stakes Race Number
The Silver Slipper Stakes is race number 2 on the 22nd of February, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.
Silver Slipper 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 Slipper Stakes has been released.
Silver Slipper Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 Silver Slipper Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Silver Slipper Stakes Winners
Winners of the Silver Slipper Stakes for the past 20 years are displayed in the table below. If you would like to see results going back to 1963, please check our winners page.
|2020||Farnan||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Hugh Bowman||56.5kg||1:04.75|
|2019||Time To Reign||Gary Portelli||Jason Collett||56.5kg||1:04.38|
|2018||Sunlight||Tony McEvoy||Tim Clark||54.5kg||1:03.51|
|2017||She Will Reign||Gary Portelli||Ben Melham||54.5kg||1:04.70|
|2016||Astern||John O’Shea||Hugh Bowman||56.5kg||1:04.13|
|2015||Headwater||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Blake Shinn||56.5kg||1:04.38|
|2014||Mossfun||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||James McDonald||54.5kg||1:06.23|
|2013||Sweet Idea||Gai Waterhouse||Jim Cassidy||54.5kg||1:06.30|
|2012||Pierro||Gai Waterhouse||Nash Rawiller||56.5kg||1:06.80|
|2011||Satin Shoes||Clarry Conners||Hugh Bowman||54.5kg||1:03.47|
|2010||Chance Bye||Michael Tubman||Kathy O’Hara||54.5kg||1:04.28|
|2009||Melito||Gerald Ryan||Danny Nikolic||54.5kg||1:03.85|
|2008||Amelia’s Dream||Gai Waterhouse||Nash Rawiller||54.5kg||1:02.90|
|2007||Shaft||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||56.5kg||1:04.02|
|2006||Plagiarize||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||54.5kg||1:03.97|
|2005||Domesday||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||56.5kg||1:03.96|
|2004||Ballybleue||Anthony Cummings||Glen Boss||53.5kg||1:04.04|
|2003||Hasna||Gai Waterhouse||Chris Munce||53.5kg||1:03.96|
|2002||Victory Vein||Bede Murray||Danny Beasley||52.5kg||1:05.21|
|2001||Excellerator||Gai Waterhouse||Jim Cassidy||55.5kg||1:03.14|
|2000||French Braids||Bill Mitchell||Corey Brown||52.5kg||1:03.67|