Tattersall’s Cup

Tattersall's Cup, Eagle Farm

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

Run over 3,000 metres, the Tattersall’s Cup is a Group 3 race taking place at Eagle Farm Racecourse during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. With a $200,000 prize purse, it attracts the not only the local stayers, but quite a few Kiwi contenders as well.

For the 2020 edition of the Tattersall’s Cup the event will run over 2,400 metres and offer $175,000 in prize money due to COVID-19.

The Tattersall’s Cup has served as a key early lead-up to the bigger staying races held later in the season including in 2019 when the winner Vow And Declare went on to run second in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) and win the iconic Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) that spring.

Tattersall’s Cup 2020 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, June 13th, 2020
  • Track Location: Eagle Farm Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 3,000 metres (2,400 metres in 2020) 
  • Weight Conditions: Minimum 54 kgs
  • Qualification: Open quality handicap
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 3
  • Operator: Tattersall’s Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $200,000 ($175,000 in 2020) 
  • Inaugural Race: 1924

Tattersall’s Cup Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Tattersall’s Cup, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

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

How To Bet On The Tattersall’s Cup

  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 Tattersall’s Cup Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Tattersall’s Cup 2020 Odds

Early market odds for the Tattersall’s Cup 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 Tattersall’s Cup here.

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBA TBA TBA

Which Horse Will Win The Tattersall’s Cup

The best way to pick who will win the Tattersall’s Cup 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:

  • Lead Up – The Brisbane Cup may be a good indicator for this race as is the Queensland Derby for any three-year-olds in the mix. 
  • Last Dash – Being held on the final major day of the Brisbane winter carnival, this race is sure to attract some horses looking for one final big win to the season.

Tattersall’s Cup Favourites

Early favourites in Tattersall’s Cup betting will be listed here the week of the race. 

Vow And Declare ($3 in 2019) was the last Tattersall’s Cup favourite to salute for the punters.

Tattersall’s Cup 2020 Field

The official Tattersall’s Cup 2020 field is released on the Wednesday of race week and will be available here.

Tattersall’s Cup 2020 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Our exclusive Tattersall’s Cup 2020 tips and exotic selections will be detailed here the week of the race.

Tattersall’s Cup Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 13th of June, 2020 and is also host to two Group 2 status events including The Roses

For 2020 the key events on the Tattersasll’s Cup Race Day are the:

  • Group 2 $175,000 Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m, F&M)
  • Group 2 $175,000 The Roses (1800m, 3YO Fillies)
  • Group 3 $175,000 Tattersall’s Cup (2400m)
  • Group 3 $125,000 Eagle Farm Mile. (1600m)
  • Listed $85,000 Ascot Handicap (1200m)
  • Listed $85,000 Dalrello Stakes (1200m, 2YOs)

Tattersall’s Cup Barrier Draw

The 2020 Tattersall’s Cup barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Tattersall’s Cup Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 8th of June, 2020. 

Tattersall’s Cup Weights

A minimum weight of 54 kilograms applies to this race. Final weights are announced at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 9th of June, 2020.

Tattersall’s Cup Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 10th of June, 2020.

Tattersall’s Cup Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, the 10th of June, 2020. 

Tattersall’s Cup Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 13th of June, 2020. 

Tattersall’s Cup Prize Money

Note: The 2020 Tattersall’s Cup prize money is down to $175,000 due to COVID-19 including $101,500 going to the winner.

The Tattersall’s Cup prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $116,000
2nd $37,000
3rd $18,000
4th $9,750
5th $22,500
6th $2,750
7th $2,750
8th $2,750
9th $2,750
10th $2,750

Tattersall’s Cup Race Number

The Tattersall’s Cup is likely to run as Race 6 on the 13th of June, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Tattersall’s Cup 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 Tattersall’s Cup has been released.

Tattersall’s Cup Live

You can watch or listen to the 2020 Tattersall’s Cup live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Tattersall’s Cup Winners

Winners of the Tattersall’s Cup 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 Vow And Declare Danny O’Brien Glen Boss 54 kgs 3:09.85
2018 Divine Unicorn Matthew Dunn Jim Byrne 54 kgs 2:14.75
2017 Rudy Helen Page Tim Clark 59.5 kgs 2:18.18
2016 Index Linked Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 57 kgs 2:20.44
2015 Escado Matt Laurie Ben Melham 56.5 kgs 2:33.99
2014 The Inventor Bevan Laming Tegan Harrison 54 kgs 2:17.73
2013 Rialya Lloyd Kennewell Joe Bowditch 54.5 kgs 2:19.64
2012 Ginga Dude Graeme Boyd Hugh Bowman 59 kgs 2:16.86
2011 Ironstein Gerald Ryan Brenton Avdulla 58 kgs 2:15.41
2010 Mirrasalo Paul Messara Dwayne Dunn 55 kgs 2:16.87
2009 Hume Brian Smith Scott Galloway 53 kgs 2:14.58
2008 Ballack Danny O’Brien Stephen Baster 53 kgs 2:21.63
2007 Ice Chariot Ron Maund Stathi Katsidis 58 kgs 2:14.46
2006 Ring Of Fire Donna Logan Stathi Katsidis 56 kgs 2:19.75
2005 Sky Love Peter Moody Neil Jolly 52 kgs 2:17.90
2004 Acetate Jim Conlan Rhys McLeod 52 kgs 2:16.40
2003 Belus Robert Smerdon Mark Zahra 52 kgs 2:13.90
2002 Captain Test John Morish Paul Hammersley 52 kgs 2:16.00
2001 Spirit Of Westbury Cliff Brown Brett Prebble 54 kgs 2:13.50
2000 Brave Prince Sterling M Smith James Innes 55.5 kgs 2:14.30