Ted Van Heemst Stakes

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

Ted Van Heemst Stakes, Ascot Racecourse

Run over 2,100 metres, the Ted Van Heemst Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Ascot Racecourse. With a $250,000 prize purse, it attracts an array of talent.

Starting out as a Principal race, this race was made a Group 2 race in 1979.

This race is a key lead up into the Perth Cup.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, December 21st, 2019
  • Track Location: Ascot Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 2,100 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Weight for age
  • Qualification: Three year olds and over
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Prize Purse: $250,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1914

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Ted Van Heemst Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

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

How To Bet On The Ted Van Heemst Stakes

  1. Log in 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 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2019 Odds

Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Ted Van Heemst Stakes here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 19/11/2019).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBA TBA TBA

Which Horse Will Win The Ted Van Heemst Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Ted Van Heemst 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:

  • Short Price Favourites – Horses offering small odds have dominated the placegetting in recent years.
  • Lead Up – The Kingston Town Classic, taking place at Ascot a fortnight earlier, is your best chance of a preview.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Favourites

Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2 and TBA #3.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2019 Field

We will display the field once released to the public.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA.

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 21st of January, 2019.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2019 Ted Van Heemst Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Nominations

Nominations close at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, the 17th of December, 2019.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Weights

Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 7:00 PM on Tuesday, the 17th of December, 2019.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 18th of
December, 2019.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, the 18th of
December, 2019.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 11:00 AM on Saturday, the 21st of December, 2019.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Prize Money

The Ted Van Heemst Stakes prize purse is worth $250,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $147,500
2nd $50,000
3rd $22,500
4th $10,000
5th $5,000
6th $2,500
7th $2,500
8th $2,500
9th $2,500
10th $2,500

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Race Number

The Ted Van Heemst Stakes is race number 1 on Saturday, the 21st of December, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Ascot Racecourse.

Ted Van Heemst 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 2019’s Ted Van Heemst Stakes has been released.

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 Ted Van Heemst Stakes live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Ted Van Heemst Stakes Winners

Winners of the Ted Van Heemst Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Galaxy Star Grant & Alana Williams William Pike 57 kgs 2:12.54
2017 Pounamu Alan Mathews Patrick Carbery 59 kgs 2:16.76
2016 Perfect Reflection Grant & Alana Williams William Pike 56 kgs 2:14.13
2015 Delicacy Grant Williams William Pike 56 kgs 2:14.35
2014 Elite Belle Grant Williams William Pike 57 kgs 2:14.85
2013 Ihtsahymn Fred Kersley Steven Parnham 51 kgs 2:11.17
2012 Mr Moet Adam Durrant Daniel Staeck 59 kgs 2:12.13
2011 God Has Spoken Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 59 kgs 2:09.84
2010 Colour Correct Ross & Clint Price Paul Harvey 59 kgs 2:08.79
2009 Lords Ransom Peter Morgan Jason Whiting 59 kgs 2:08.82
2008 Gilded Venom Steve Wallace Patrick Carbery 59 kgs 2:08.70
2007 Cats Fun Michael Grant Damien Oliver 59 kgs 2:30.56
2006 Daka’s Gem

scenic Shot

Alan Mathews

Daniel Morton

Patrick Carbery

Damien Oliver

58 kgs

57 kgs

2:32.54
2005 Early Express Peter Giadresco Jason Whiting 58 kgs 2:29.42
2004 Free At Last Alan Mathews Troy Turner 55.5 kgs 2:30.90
2003 Celtus Lindsey Smith Peter Knuckey 57 kgs 2:32.61
2002 Bold Mirage Alan Mathews Troy Turner 58 kgs 2:32.38
2001 Never Blue Ross Price Paul Harvey 55.5 kgs 2:32.32
2000 Old Money Lindsey Smith Alana Williams 47.5 kgs 2:30.85
1999 Old Cobber Lindsey Smith Peter Knuckey 58 kgs 2:28.68