Todman Stakes

Todman Stakes, Randwick Racecourse

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

Run over 1,200 metres, the Todman Stakes is a Group 2 race, held every March. With a $300,000 prize purse, it attracts some of Australia’s best mid distance runners.

For the first 5 years, the race had been held as a Principal Race. From 1979 until 1986 onwards, it was held was a Listed race, followed by 5 years as a Group 3 race. For over thirty years, it has proudly held Group 2 status.

Todman Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, March 9th, 2019
  • Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,200 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set weights
  • Qualification: Two year old (colts and geldings)
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Operator: Australian Turf Club
  • Prize Purse: $300,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1973

Todman Stakes Betting

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

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

How To Bet On The Todman Stakes

  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 Todman Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Todman Stakes 2018 Results

Place No. Barrier Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Weight Spread
1st 10 1 Aylmerton J.E.Dubois A.Adkins 55.5kg $17.00
2nd 1 2 Ef Troop T.J.Gollan C.Brown 55.5kg 0.2L $3.50
3rd 13 8 Tchaikovsky P. & P.Snowden B.Shinn 55.5kg 1.5L $16.00
4th 6 6 Legend of Condor G.Ryan G.Schofield 55.5kg 2.3L $15.00
5th 7 9 Plague Stone J.A.Cummings K.McEvoy 55.5kg 3.7L $10.00
6th 4 3 Ragged Rascal P.Perry A.Hyeronimus 55.5kg 4.7L $51.00
7th 9 4 Exceltic G.Portelli T.Angland 55.5kg 5.2L $16.00
8th 11 7 Paquirri G.W.Moore T.Clark 55.5kg 10.8L $61.00
LR 2 5 Performer C.J.Waller H.Bowman 55.5kg $2.10
SCR 14 Republic J.P.Thompson C.Reith 55.5kg
SCR 12 Toulouse D.L.Payne J.Collett 55.5kg
SCR 3 Prairie Fire M.Price B.Avdulla 55.5kg
SCR 8 Bondi P. & P.Snowden J.Parr 55.5kg
SCR 5 Encryption J.A.Cummings K.McEvoy


Todman 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 2018 edition of the Todman Stakes here.

(Please note that the odds below are from 25/02/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds

Which Horse Will Win The Todman Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Todman 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:

  • Local Legends – There are a lot of maidens usually participating in this race. Rather than back one of them, look for a horse which has recently taken out a race at Rosehill or Randwick.
  • Golden Gai  – The Waterhouse stable has produced at least two winners in recent years.

Todman Stakes Favourites

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

Todman Stakes 2019 Field

The field limit is 14. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners in the table below.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time


Todman Stakes 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBC.

Best Bet: TBC.

Best Roughie: TBC.

Todman Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 9th of March, 2019.

Todman Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2018 Todman Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Todman Stakes Nominations

Nominations close at 11 AM on Monday the 4th of March, 2019.

Todman Stakes Weights

Standard weights of 55.5 kilograms apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Tuesday the 5th of March, 2019.

Todman Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9 AM on Wednesday the 6th of March, 2019.

Todman Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday the 6th of March, 2019.

Todman Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday the 9th of March, 2019.

Todman Stakes Prize Money

The Todman Stakes prize purse is worth $300,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $170,700
2nd $56,400
3rd $27,450
4th $13,350
5th $7,350
6th $3,750
7th $3,750
8th $3,750
9th $3,750
10th $3,750

Todman Stakes Race Number

Todman Stakes is race number 5 on the 9th of March, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.

Todman 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 Todman Stakes has been released.

Todman Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 Todman Stakes live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Todman Stakes Winners

Winners of the Todman Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners going back to 1979, please check our Todman Stakes winners page.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Aylmerton Jean Dubois Andrew Adkins 55.5kg 1:08.84
2017 Gunnison Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 55.5kg 1:13.49
2016 Kiss And Make Up Gai Waterhouse Kerrin McEvoy 55.5kg 1:09.57
2015 Vancouver Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 55.5kg 1:08.83
2014 Ghibellines Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 55.5kg 1:10.68
2013 Criterion David Payne Craig Williams 55.5kg 1:10.70
2012 Pierro Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 55.5kg 1:12.14
2011 Smart Missile Anthony Cummings Glen Boss 55.5kg 1:09.91
2010 Masquerader David Payne Michael Rodd 55.5kg 1:11.47
2009 Real Saga Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Darren Beadman 55.5kg 1:11.52
2008 Krupt Matthew Smith Hugh Bowman 55.5kg 1:10.57
2007 Meurice Gai Waterhouse Hugh Bowman 55.5kg 1:11.08
2006 Diego Garcia Gai Waterhouse Larry Cassidy 55.5kg 1:11.56
2005 Written Tycoon Grahame Begg Nash Rawiller 55.5kg 1:11.98
2004 Charge Forward John O’Shea Darren Beadman 55.5kg 1:10.30
2003 Exceed And Excel Tim Martin Hugh Bowman 55.5kg 1:10.57
2002 Snowland Gai Waterhouse Chris Munce 55.5kg 1:10.68
2001 Royal Courtship Gai Waterhouse Brian York 55.5kg 1:09.88
2000 Great Crusader Tony Webb Michael Cahill 55.5kg 1:09.96