Tramway Stakes

Tramway Stakes, Randwick Racecourse

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

Run over 1,100 metres, Tramway Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place at Randwick Racecourse. With a $200,000 prize purse, it attracts its fair share of mid distance runners.

Also known as the Tramway Handicap, this race has been run over various distances, including: 1350, 1300 and 1400 metres. In years past it has taken place at Randwick, Rosehill and Warwick Racecourses.

This race serves as an excellent lead up into The Epsom Handicap.

Tramway Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, September 7th, 2019
  • Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,400 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set weights (with penalties)
  • Qualification: Horses three years old and older
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Operator: Randwick Racecourse
  • Prize Purse: $200,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1886

Tramway Stakes Betting

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

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

How To Bet On The Tramway 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 Tramway Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Tramway 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 Tramway Stakes here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 27/08/2019, prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds

Which Horse Will Win The Tramway Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Tramway 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:

  • Sydney Stunners – Local horses, especially those that have gained experience on the Randwick track, should do well.
  • Favourite Fail Rate – This race has seen plenty of upsets in recent years. Favourites are not always going to be a sure thing.

Tramway Stakes Favourites

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

Tramway Stakes 2019 Field

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

Tramway Stakes 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Tramway Stakes Race Day

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

Tramway Stakes Barrier Draw

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

Tramway Stakes Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 2nd of September, 2019.

Tramway Stakes Weights

Set weights with penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 3rd of September, 2019.

Tramway Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 4th of September, 2019.

Tramway Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 4th of
September, 2019.

Tramway Stakes Scratchings

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

Tramway Stakes Prize Money

The Tramway Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $109,350
2nd $36,750
3rd $17,750
4th $22,250
5th $5,250
6th $4,000
7th $3,500
8th $3,500
9th $3,500
10th $3,500

Tramway Stakes Race Number

The Tramway Stakes is race number 2 on Saturday, the 7th of September, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.

Tramway 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 Tramway Stakes has been released.

Tramway Stakes Live

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

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Tramway Stakes Winners

Winners of the Tramway Stakes for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. If you would like to see results going further back in history, please visit our winners page for this race.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Comin’ Through Chris Waller Michael Walker 58 kgs 1:22.17
2017 Happy Clapper Patrick Webster Josh Adams 57 kgs 1:21.97
2016 Hauraki John O’Shea James McDonald 57 kgs 1:25.93
2015 Hooked John Thompson Tye Angland 57 kgs 1:24.49
2014 Lucia Valentina Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 56 kgs 1:26.63
2013 Malavio Steve Englebrecht Nathan Berry 57.5 kgs 1:21.37
2012 Tagus John Thompson Jim Cassidy 54 kgs 1:22.53
2011 Sincero Stephen Farley Chris O’Brien 58 kgs 1:22.23
2010 Neeson Joseph Pride Peter Robl 53 kgs 1:26.11
2009 Rangirangdoo Chris Waller Corey Brown 53 kgs 1:21.93
2008 Bank Robber Gai Waterhouse Blake Shinn 54 kgs 1:25.76
2007 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006 Primus John O’Shea Hugh Bowman 58kg 1:25.60
2005 Shania Dane John Hawkes Rod Quinn 55.5kg 1:22.70
2004 Nips Clarry Conners James Innes 52.5kg 1:22.90
2003 Sportsman Gregory Hickman Zac Purton 54kg 1:21.82
2002 Gordo John Hawkes Corey Brown 54kg 1:24.04
2001 Diamond Dane Bruce McLachlan Corey Brown 55kg 1:18.28
2000 Mr. Innocent Mal Gerrard Glen Colless 57kg 1:20.55