Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020
Looking for early information on how to lay the best bets for this year’s 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 $500,000 in prize money, 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).
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 – Fast Facts
- Race Day: Saturday, 19th September, 2020
- Race Starts: TBA
- 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: $500,000
- Inaugural Race: 1951
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 Betting
|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 2020
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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.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 ODDS
Early market odds on the Sir Rupert Clarke 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 Rupert Clarke Stakes here.
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The SIR RUPERT CLARKE STAKES
The best way to pick who will win the 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.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes FAVOURITES
The early Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes favourites will be detailed below closer to the race.
Begood Toya Mother ($3.10 in 2019) was the last favourite in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes betting to salute for the punters.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 FIELD
The official Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field is announced on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Check in with Jared Timms and our expert tipsters for the latest tips right here during the week of the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes RACE DAY
Race day takes place on Saturday September 19, 2020. There are two Group 3 support acts also set to take place on Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day with the running of the:
- Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m)
- Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m)
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 BARRIER DRAW
The 2020 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 2020 Nominations
Nominations close 12PM, Monday the 14th of September, 2020 with the full list of early entries to be published below.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 Weights
Final weights will be announced on Tuesday the 15th of September, 2020. The official Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes weights will be published in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field section.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 Acceptances
Final acceptances will be announced at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 16th of September, 2020. The official Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes acceptances will be published in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field section.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 JOCKEYS
Rider selections will be announced around midday on Wednesday, the 16th of September, 2020. The official Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes jockeys will be published in our above Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field section.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes SCRATCHINGS
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 19th of September, 2020.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes PRIZE MONEY
Prize money for the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is set at $500,000 including $300,000 to the winner.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes RACE NUMBER
The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes traditionally runs as Race 7 at Caulfield with a total of nine races on the program.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 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 Rupert Clarke Stakes has been released.
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Winners (Past Results)
|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|