Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes
Looking for early information on how to lay the best bets for this year’s Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes? The expert tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
The Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is a handicap event taking place at Caulfield Racecourse in September during the early stages of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Originally known as the Invitation Stakes (and still registered with this name), it has progressed through a range of names based on various sponsorships. Its current name is in honour of Sir Rupert Clarke, former chairman of the Victorian Amateur Turf Club.
Offering $1 million in prize money as of 2021, the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes runs over 1400m and has been won by plenty of nice types over the years including Manikato (1978), Encosta De Lago (1996), Exceed And Excel (2003) and more recently Begood Toya Mother (2019).
Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 – Fast Facts
- Race Day: Saturday, 18th September, 2021
- Track: Caulfield Racecourse
- Surface: Turf
- Direction: Left-handed
- Distance: 1400m
- Weight Class: Open Handicap
- Qualification: Three year olds and over
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 1
- Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $1,000,000
- Inaugural Race: 1951
- 2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Winner: Sierra Sue
Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 RESULTS
The official 2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday September 18, 2021.
- #7 Sierra Sue
- #14 Dice Roll
- #17e I’m Thunderstruck
The Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained P.B. Lawrence Stakes winning mare Sierra Sue ($11) relished a return to the 1400m at Caulfield to post her first Group 1 success with a narrow late win over Dice Roll in the 2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes results.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Betting 2021
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Sir Rupert Clarke 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 Rupert Clarke 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 Rupert Clarke Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Sir Rupert Clarke 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 Rupert Clarke 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 Rupert Clarke Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 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.
Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 Odds
Early market betting odds on the 2021 Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.
Which Horse Will Win The SIR RUPERT CLARKE STAKES
The best way to pick which horse will win the 2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.
Additional form factors to take into consideration include:
- Four-Year-Old Factor – Four-year-old horses have a dominant recent record in the race.
- Don’t Double – Horses under double-figures in betting make the best bet looking at recent history.
- Memsie Stakes Form To Follow – The Memsie Stakes has produced plenty of recent Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes winners including Behemoth (2020) who was the last to do the double.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes FAVOURITES 2021
The early 2021 Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes favourites include the defending champion Behemoth and two-time runner-up behind the Memsie Stakes winner Beau Rossa.
Begood Toya Mother ($3.10 in 2019) followed by Behemoth ($3.80 in 2020) are the latest favourites in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes betting to salute for the punters.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 FIELD
The official 2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field of final acceptances is announced on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below.
The reigning champion Behemoth, the horse he beat home in the Memsie Stakes Beau Rossa and star New Zealand-trained mare Probabeel headline a capacity Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 field at Caulfield this weekend.
Scratched: #3 Streets Of Avalon (14)
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 Tips
Favourite: #5 Beau Rossa ($4.40 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #2 Probabeel ($5 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #4 Dalasan ($51 at time of publish)
Our exclusive Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 tips will be published above the week of the race and a full Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day tipping post available on the Neds Blog.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes RACE DAY 2021
2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day takes place on Saturday September 18, 2021. There are four Group status support acts also set to take place on Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day at Caulfield with the running of the:
- $250,000 Group 2 Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400);
- $250,000 Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m);
- $160,000 Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) known as the MRC Foundation Cup; and the
- $160,000 Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m).
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 BARRIER DRAW
The 2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race. The official Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes barriers will be available in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Field section.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 Nominations
Nominations close 12PM, Monday the 13th of September, 2021 with the full list of early entries to be published below.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 Weights
Final weights / handicaps will be announced on Tuesday the 14th of September, 2021 with weights on the final acceptors to be published in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Field section.
2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Top Weight:
- #1 Behemoth (59kg)
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 Acceptances
Final acceptances will be announced at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 15th of September, 2021 and will be published in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Field section.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2021 JOCKEYS
Rider selections will be announced around midday on Wednesday, the 15th of September, 2021. The official Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes jockeys will be published in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Field section.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes SCRATCHINGS 2021
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 18th of September, 2021.
2021 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Scratchings:
- #3 Streets Of Avalon (14)
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes PRIZE MONEY 2021
Prize money for the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is set at $1,000,000 including $300,000 to the winner.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes RACE NUMBER 2021
The 2021 Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:50pm (AEST) on Saturday the 18th of September, 2021 with a total of nine races on the Caulfield race program.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 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 2021 Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Form Guide following final acceptances.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Winners (Past Results)
|2021||Sierra Sue||Daniel Moor||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||1:23.07|
|2020||Behemoth||Craig Williams||David Jolly||1:23.84|
|2019||Begood Toya Mother||Declan Bates||Daniel Bowman||1:21.98|
|2018||Jungle Cat||James Doyle||Charlie Appleby||1:21.31|
|2017||Santa Ana Lane||Dean Yendell||Anthony Freedman||1:22.28|
|2016||Bon Aurum||Kerrin McEvoy||Ciaron Maher||1:22.28|
|2015||Stratum Star||Craig Williams||Darren Weir||1:23.4|
|2014||Trust In A Gust||Damian Lane||Darren Weir||1:22.0|
|2013||Rebel Dane||Glen Boss||Gary Portelli||1:23.0|
|2012||Moment Of Change||Luke Nolen||Peter G Moody||1:23.9|
|2011||Toorak Toff||Craig Williams||Rick Hore-Lacy||1:22.1|
|2010||Response||Craig Williams||Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra||1:21.9|
|2009||Turffontein||Glen Boss||Anthony Cummings||1:22.23|
|2008||Orange County||Damien Oliver||B Mayfield-Smith||1:24.3|
|2007||Bon Hoffa||Vlad Duric||Wendy Kelly||1:22.5|
|2006||Rewaaya||Craig Williams||D A Hayes||1:23.4|
|2005||Barely A Moment||Craig Williams||Tony McEvoy||1:25.7|
|2004||Regal Roller||M Flaherty||Clinton McDonald||1:24.2|
|2003||Exceed & Excel||C W Brown||Tim Martin||1:21.2|
|2002||Pernod||Kerrin McEvoy||Michael Moroney||1:22.6|
|2001||Mr Murphy||D Oliver||D L Freedman||1:23.5|
|2000||Testa Rossa||B Prebble||D R Lawson||1:21.9|
|1999||Testa Rossa||D Oliver||D R Lawson||1:22.1|
|1998||Lord Luskin||S Baster||R N McDonell||1:23.3|
|1997||Cut Up Rough||S R King||David Noonan||1:22.9|
|1996||Encosta De Lago||S R King||D L Freedman||1:24.2|
|1995||Our Maizcay||B York||G L Searle||1:22.3|
|1994||Poetic King||D Oliver||D L Freedman||1:23.2|
|1993||Black Rouge||N Wilson||Brendan McCarthy||1:23.3|
|1992||Mannerism||D Oliver||D L Freedman||1:26.2|
|1991||St Jude||B York||B J McLachlan||1:27.4|
|1990||Submariner||D Oliver||Bart Cummings||1:23.6|
|1989||Potrero||R S Dye||DR G Chapman||1.23.6|
|1988||Rancho Ruler||H White||G Marconi||1.24.0|
|1987||Western pago||J Scorse||Wally Mitchell||1:23.8|
|1986||Canny Lass||Greg Hall||Rick Hore-Lacy||1:24.2|
|1985||Trichelle||R Mallyon||C S Hayes||1:23.4|
|1984||King Phoenix||M Goreham||T R Howe||1:25.8|
|1983||Ranger’s Son||M Goreham||J K McIntosh||1:26.7|
|1981||Soldier of Fortune||–||–||1:23.0|