Looking for early info on this year’s Toy Show Quality? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,100 metres (reduced from a previous distance of 1,300m), the Toy Show Quality is a Group 3 race taking place at Randwick Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, the event is open to fillies and mares under quality handicap conditions.
Although this race currently takes place at Randwick Racecourse, it has had a varied history which also included being held at Warwick Farm and Canterbury Park.
From it’s inaugural race until 2012, this race was held as a Listed race. Since 2013, it has held Group 3 status.
The Toy Show Quality is named in honour of the outstanding filly and 1975 Golden Slipper Stakes winner Toy Show.
Toy Show Quality 2020 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
- Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,100m (formerly 1,300m)
- Weight Conditions: Quality handicap
- Qualification: Three years and older (fillies and mares)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $160,000
- Inaugural Race: 1995
- 2020 Toy Show Quality Winner: Sweet Deal
toy show quality 2020 RESULTS
The official 2020 Toy Show Quality results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday August 22, 2020.
- #1 Sweet Deal
- #11 Zaniah
- #7 Seasons
The John Thompson-trained Sweet Deal ($6.50) was too classy for her rivals first-up despite carrying the 59kg topweight holding on in a thrilling photo finish to defeat Zaniah (2nd) and a luckless Seasons (3rd) in the 2020 Toy Show Quality results.
|1||1||SWEET DEAL||John Thompson||James McDonald||4||59kg||$6.50|
|2||11||ZANIAH||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||0.1L||3||53kg||$26|
|3||7||SEASONS||Les Bridge||Kerrin McEvoy||0.3L||2||53kg||$9|
|4||5||YAMAZAKI||David Pfieffer||Tommy Berry||1.7L||6||54kg||$15|
|5||9||INVICTUS SALUTE||Mark Newnham||Ms Rachel King||1.9L||1||53kg||$9.50|
|6||6||ADELONG||Brad Widdup||Tim Clark||2L||7||53.5kg||$2.15F|
|7||2||EVALINA||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||2.4L||9||55kg||$21|
|8||10||MUSICAL GENIUS (NZ)||Joseph Pride||Robbie Dolan||2.5L||5||53kg||$16|
|9||4||RIVER BIRD||Jason Coyle||Glen Boss||5.8L||8||54kg||$17|
|10||3||IN GOOD TIME||Tracey Bartley||Ms Kathy O’Hara||5.9L||10||54kg||$26|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Toy Show Quality Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Toy Show Quality, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Toy Show Quality|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Toy Show Quality.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Toy Show Quality. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Toy Show Quality, 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 Toy Show Quality, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Toy Show Quality to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Toy Show Quality to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Toy Show Quality 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 Toy Show Quality, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Toy Show Quality
- Join up at neds.com.au
- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Toy Show Quality Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Toy Show Quality 2020 Odds
Early market odds on the Toy Show Quality 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 Toy Show Quality here.
Which Horse Will Win The Toy Show Quality
The best way to pick who will win the Toy Show Quality 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:
- Early Spring – Look for fillies and mares with a good first-up record kicking off their early spring campaigns.
- Class Prevails – The classier runners often do well in the race with single-figure fancies boasting a good recent record.
- Local Heroes – The Sydney-trained gallopers have an outstanding strike rate especially those trained by Chris Waller.
Toy Show Quality Favourites
Early favourites in Toy Show Quality 2020 betting include the in-form Adelong chasing a fourth win on the trot and nearing an odds-on price in betting, and the resuming John Thompson-trained mare Sweet Deal.
Toy Show Quality 2020 Field
The official Toy Show Quality 2020 final field and barriers are announced the Wednesday of race week and will be detailed in full below.
The 2020 Toy Show Quality field attracted 11 final acceptors led in betting by the Brad Widdup-trained Adelong coming off a hat-trick of wins. John Thompson’s classy Group winning mare Sweet Deal resumes in the race and is the danger in gate five, but carries plenty of weight with 59kg.
Update: #8 Witherspoon (4) from the Kris Waller stable has been scratched from the Toy Show Quality 2020 field in favour of a run against Brooklyn Hustle in Melbourne’s Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at The Valley on Saturday.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Probable Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||1131x1255x||SWEET DEAL||John Thompson||James McDonald||5||59kg||105|
|2||639x71376x||EVALINA||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||10||55kg||97|
|3||6397×04150||IN GOOD TIME||Tracey Bartley||Ms Kathy O’Hara||11||54kg||95|
|4||114x39727x||RIVER BIRD||Jason Coyle||Glen Boss||9||54kg||89|
|5||43x217690x||YAMAZAKI||David Pfieffer||Tommy Berry||7||54kg||82|
|6||1112x2111x||ADELONG||Brad Widdup||Tim Clark||8||53.5kg||92|
|7||12x81x764x||SEASONS||Les Bridge||Kerrin McEvoy||2||53kg||90|
|9||x62122340x||INVICTUS SALUTE||Mark Newnham||Ms Rachel King||1||53kg||87|
|10||05x5561x22||MUSICAL GENIUS (NZ)||Joseph Pride||Robbie Dolan||6||53kg||78|
|11||11x133x287||ZANIAH||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||3||53kg||71|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Toy Show Quality 2020 Tips
Favourite: #6 Adelong ($2.05 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #1 Sweet Deal ($5.50 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #10 Musical Genius ($20 at time of publish)
Our insider Toy Show Quality betting tips for 2020 will be listed here the week of the race and a full Winx Stakes Day tipping preview available on the Neds Blog.
Toy Show Quality Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday August 22nd, 2020. There are four Group status events on the Winx Stakes Day race card including the meeting’s marquee race, the Group 1 Winx Stakes.
Toy Show Quality Barrier Draw
The 2020 Toy Show Quality barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race and published in our above Toy Show Quality Field section.
Toy Show Quality Nominations
Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 17th of August, 2020.
The 2020 Toy Show Quality nominations attracted 17 hopefuls including John Thompson’s multiple Group winning mare Sweet Deal and the Brad Widdup-trained Adelong who went out a three-time winner on the trot.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp Rating|
|3||9x2x11623x||ICEBATH (NZ)||M||4||Brad Widdup||74|
|4||6397×04150||IN GOOD TIME||M||6||Tracey Bartley||95|
|5||x62122340x||INVICTUS SALUTE||M||5||Mark Newnham||87|
|6||05x5561x22||MUSICAL GENIUS (NZ)||M||6||Joseph Pride||78|
|8||114x39727x||RIVER BIRD||M||5||Jason Coyle||89|
|9||011x1816x6||SANGRIA||M||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||79|
|12||1131x1255x||SWEET DEAL||M||6||John Thompson||105|
|13||x42541314x||TO YOUR HEALTH||M||6||Anthony Cummings||72|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Toy Show Quality Weights
A quality handicap applies to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 18th of August, 2020.
2020 Toy Show Quality Top Weight: #1 Sweet Deal (59kg)
Toy Show Quality Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020 and published in our above Toy Show Quality Field section.
Toy Show Quality Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020 and published in our above Toy Show Quality Field section.
Toy Show Quality Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 22nd of August, 2020.
2020 Toy Show Quality Scratchings:
- #8 Witherspoon (4)
Toy Show Quality Prize Money
The Toy Show Quality prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.
Toy Show Quality Race Number
The Toy Show Quality is set to run as Randwick Race 6 at 3:05pm (AEST) on the 22nd of August, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.
Toy Show Quality 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 Toy Show Quality has been released.
The Toy Show Quality form often stacks up over the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival like the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes (1200m) and the Group 2 Golden Pendant (1400m), all three races won in 2019 by Mizzy.
Toy Show Quality Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 Toy Show Quality live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Toy Show Quality Winners
Winners of the Toy Show Quality going back to 2020 are displayed in the table below.
|2020||Sweet Deal||John Thompson||James McDonald||59 kgs||1:04.44|
|2019||Mizzy||Anthony Cummings||Tommy Berry||53 kgs||1:02.23|
|2018||Egyptian Symbol||Bjorn Baker||Tim Clark||58 kgs||1:17.45|
|2017||Sweet Redemption||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Adam Hyeronimus||55 kgs||1:14.96|
|2016||Pearls||John O’Shea||Brenton Avdulla||54 kgs||1:17.33|
|2015||Amicus||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||57.5 kgs||1:15.62|
|2014||My Sabeel||Kevin Moses||Glyn Schofield||54 kgs||1:19.22|
|2013||Hidden Kisses||Chris Waller||Glyn Schofield||54 kgs||1:16.37|
|2012||Dystopia||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||55.5 kgs||1:16.25|
|2011||Red Tracer||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||56 kgs||1:19.59|
|2010||Illuminates||Graeme Rogerson||Blake Shinn||60 kgs||1:23.44|
|2009||Moti||Gai Waterhouse||Blake Shinn||55.5 kgs||1:21.92|
|2008||Kishkat||Gai Waterhouse||Nash Rawiller||56 kgs||1:25.80|
|2006||Walk Alone||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||56.5 kgs||1:23.34|
|2005||Nevis||David Payne||Lenny Beasley||56 kgs||1:22.94|
|2004||Catreign||John O’Shea||Corey Brown||54 kgs||1:23.61|
|2003||Arrabeea||Paul Perry||Chris Munce||53 kgs||1:24.66|
|2002||Youhadyourwarning(Usa)||John Hawkes||Corey Brown||58 kgs||1:23.30|
|2001||Winona||John O’Shea||Darren Beadman||52 kgs||1:24.14|
|2000||Chiming Lass||Bryan Guy||Glen Boss||52 kgs||1:16.91|
|1999||Fairytales||John Hawkes||Larry Cassidy||52 kgs||1:23.30|