Sir John Monash Stakes

Sir John Monash Stakes, Caulfield

Looking for early info on this year’s Sir John Monash Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Run over 1,100 metres, the Sir John Monash Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it attracts its fair share of local and interstate sprinters. The 2020 edition of the Sir John Monash Stakes offers a reduced stake of $128,000 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This race serves as an excellent lead up into the Bletchingly Stakes.

Sir John Monash Stakes 2020 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, July 11th, 2020
  • Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,100 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Weight for age
  • Qualification: Maidens ineligible
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 3
  • Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $160,000 ($128,000 in 2020 due to COVID-19) 
  • Inaugural Race: 1994

Sir John Monash Stakes Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Sir John Monash Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

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

How To Bet On The Sir John Monash Stakes

  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 Sir John Monash Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Sir John Monash Stakes 2020 Odds

Early market odds on the Sir John Monash Stakes 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 Sir John Monash Stakes here.

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBA TBA TBA

Which Horse Will Win The Sir John Monash Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Sir John Monash 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:

  • Seasonal Sprinters – Look for horses that do well at sprinting distances during the Winter.
  • Interstate Lead Up – One of the best lead ups for this race takes place in Queensland and is called the W.J. Healy Stakes.

Sir John Monash Stakes Favourites

Early favourites in Sir John Monash Stakes betting for 2020 will be detailed here the week of the race. 

Sir John Monash Stakes 2020 Field

The Sir John Monash Stakes final field of acceptances will be released on Wednesday July 8th, 2020 and published in full below.

Sir John Monash Stakes 2020 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Our exclusive 2020 Sir John Monash Stakes betting tips will be detailed below closer to the race.

Sir John Monash Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 11th of July, 2020 with the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes the only Black-Type event on the Caulfield race card. 

Sir John Monash Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2020 Sir John Monash Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Sir John Monash Stakes Nominations

Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 6th of July, 2020.

Sir John Monash Stakes Weights

Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 6th of July, 2020.

Sir John Monash Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 8th of July, 2020.

Sir John Monash Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 8th of July, 2020.

Sir John Monash Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 11th of July, 2020.

Sir John Monash Stakes Prize Money

Note: For 2020 the Sir John Monash Stakes prize money is down to $128,000 due to the COVID-19 pandemic including $76,800 for the winner.

The Sir John Monash Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $96,000
2nd $28,800
3rd $14,400
4th $7,200
5th $4,000
6th $3,200
7th $3,200
8th $3,200

Sir John Monash Stakes Race Number

The Sir John Monash Stakes is likely to run as race number 8 on the 11th of July, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Sir John Monash 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 Sir John Monash Stakes has been released.

Sir John Monash Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2020 Sir John Monash Stakes live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Sir John Monash Stakes Winners

Winners of the Sir John Monash Stakes going back to 2000 are displayed in the table below. If you would like to see results going further back in history, please visit our winners page for this race.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2019 Oak Door John Sadler Ben Melham 58.5 kgs 1:04.41
2018 Voodoo Lad Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 58.5 kgs 1:03.91
2017 Supido Michael Kent Luke Nolen 58.5 kgs 1:03.58
2016 Wild Rain Mark Kavanagh Damien Oliver 56.5 kgs 1:03.82
2015 Miss Promiscuity David Hayes Dwayne Dunn 56.5 kgs 1:04.49
2014 Lord Of The Sky Robbie Laing Dwayne Dunn 58 kgs 1:05.25
2013 Pago Rock David Hayes Chad Schofield 58.5 kgs 1:04.43
2012 Platelet Darren Weir Damian Lane 56 kgs 1:06.79
2011 Secret Flyer Mark Young Luke Nolen 58.5 kgs 1:04.37
2010 Reward For Effort Peter Moody Luke Nolen 58 kgs 1:04.70
2009 I Am Invincible Peter Morgan Darren Gauci 58.5 kgs 1:05.97
2008 Tesbury Jack Julie Scott Darren Gauci 58.5 kgs 1:06.13
2007 Lucky Secret Tony Vasil Danny Brereton 58 kgs 1:04.95
2006 Sassbee David Jolly Nash Rawiller 57.5 kgs 1:04.13
2005 Super Elegant Tony Vasil Nash Rawiller 57.5 kgs 1:05.21
2004 Super Elegant Tony Vasil Greg Childs 57.5 kgs 1:00.16
2003 Dantana Rick Hore-Lacy Noel Callow 57 kgs 0:57.20
2002 Rubitano Brian Mayfield-Smith Nash Rawiller 57.5 kgs 0:57.54
2001 Regal Shot Brendan McCarthy Damien Oliver 57 kgs 0:58.02
2000 Honour The Name Lee Freedman Chris Munce 57 kgs 0:59.78