Toy Show Quality

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.

Toy Show Quality, Randwick

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.

Other races held on the same day at Randwick include the Winx Stakes, the Silver Shadow Stakes and the Show County Quality.

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


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

  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 Toy Show Quality Betting above).
  5. 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. 

All In Win Odds Place Odds

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 will be detailed here the week of the race. 

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.

Toy Show Quality 2020 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Our insider Toy Show Quality betting tips for 2020 will be listed here the week of the race.

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.

Toy Show Quality Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 17th of August, 2020. 

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.

Toy Show Quality Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020.

Toy Show Quality Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 19th of August, 2020.

Toy Show Quality Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 22nd of August, 2020. 

Toy Show Quality Prize Money

The Toy Show Quality prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $83,000
2nd $29,400
3rd $14,200
4th $7,200
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $3,500
8th $3,500
9th $3,500
10th $3,500

Toy Show Quality Race Number

The Toy Show Quality is likely to run as Race 8 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. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
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
2007 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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