The Rosebud

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

The Rosebud, Randwick

Run over 1,100 metres, The Rosebud is a Listed race taking place at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. With a $140,000 prize purse, it attracts its share of local sprinters.

This race is one of the races which has seen strong entrants go on to enter the Golden Rose Stakes.

Other races held on the same day at Rosehill include the The Missile Stakes.

The Rosebud 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, August 10th, 2019
  • Track Location: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,100 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Quality handicap
  • Qualification: Three year olds
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Listed
  • Operator: Australian Turf Club
  • Prize Purse: $140,000

The Rosebud Betting

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

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

How To Bet On The The Rosebud

  1. Join up at
  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 The Rosebud Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

The Rosebud 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 The Rosebud here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 12/07/2019, prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds

Which Horse Will Win The The Rosebud

The best way to pick who will win the The Rosebud 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:

  • Local Legends – Horses that have recently picked up wins at Randwick and Rosehill should put in a strong performance.
  • Handicap Factor – The handicap can either be a hindrance or a help. Look for horses that can bear the extra weight, or get much needed relief from a smaller handicap.

The Rosebud Favourites

Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.

The Rosebud 2019 Field

Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.

The Rosebud 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

The Rosebud Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 10th of August 2019.

The Rosebud Barrier Draw

The 2019 The Rosebud barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

The Rosebud Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 5th of August, 2019.

The Rosebud Weights

A quality handicap applies to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 6th of August, 2019.

The Rosebud Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 7th of August, 2019.

The Rosebud Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 7th of August, 2019.

The Rosebud Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 10th of August, 2019.

The Rosebud Prize Money

The Rosebud prize purse is worth $140,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth. There is also a BOBS Bonus which is worth up to $38,500.

Place Prize Money
1st $69,500
2nd $25,500
3rd $12,500
4th $6,700
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $3,500
8th $3,500
9th $3,500
10th $3,500

The Rosebud Race Number

The Rosebud is race number 2 on the 10th of August, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.

The Rosebud 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 The Rosebud has been released.

The Rosebud Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 The Rosebud live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

The Rosebud Winners

Winners of the The Rosebud for the past eight years are displayed in the table below. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Sandbar Brad Widdup Kerrin McEvoy 59 kgs 1:05.02
2017 Menari Gerald Ryan Joshua Parr 60.5 kgs 1:03.20
2016 Thronum Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tommy Berry 58 kgs 1:15.75
2015 Sebring Sun Gary Portelli Brenton Avdulla 54 kgs 1:09.66
2014 Scissor Kick Paul Messara Tye Angland 56 kgs 1:09.78
2013 Eurozone Bart Cummings Hugh Bowman 57 kgs 1:11.84
2012 She’s A Fox Anthony Cummings Hugh Bowman 56 kgs 1:10.70
2011 Aeronautical Lionel Cohen Nathan Berry 53.5 kgs 1:11.81