Looking for early info on this year’s Tristarc Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,400 metres, the Tristarc Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place in Melbourne on Caulfield Cup Day each October. With a $300,000 prize purse, the set weights plus penalties event attracts some of Australia’s best mares.
Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 status in 1994, followed by Group 2 status in 2005.
This race serves as a good lead up for the Empire Rose Stakes held at Flemington on VRC Derby Day over the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Red Tracer (2013) was the last mare to complete the Tristarc Stakes – Empire Rose Stakes (then the Myer Classic) double.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, October 17th, 2020
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,400 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
- Qualification: Four year olds and over (mares only)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Prize Purse: $300,000
- Inaugural Race: 1982
- 2020 Tristarc Stakes Winner: Madam Rouge
tristarc Stakes 2020 RESULTS
The official 2020 Tristarc Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday October 17, 2020.
|1||2||MADAM ROUGE||Chris Waller||Ben Melham||3||57kg||$10|
|2||6||SHE SHAO FLY||Kevin Corstens||Jamie Kah||0.3L||4||55kg||$7.50|
|3||4||FELICIA||Dean Binaisse||Craig Williams||0.5L||6||57kg||$3.40|
|4||8||THE CLOSER||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||John Allen||1.75L||8||55kg||$31|
|5||1||PRETTY BRAZEN||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Luke Currie||2.15L||7||58kg||$4.80|
|6||3||PERFECT JEWEL||Grant & Alana Williams||William Pike||2.25L||2||57kg||$3F|
|7||5||INTO THE ABYSS||John Thompson||Damian Lane||2.45L||5||55kg||$41|
|8||9||RICH HIPS||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Michael Dee||2.65L||1||55kg||$20|
Tristarc Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Tristarc Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Tristarc Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s race.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s race. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the this race, 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 this race in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within this race to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within this race to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within this race 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 Tristarc Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Tristarc Stakes
- Log in 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 Tristarc Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Odds
Early market odds on the 2020 Tristarc Stakes 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 Tristarc Stakes here once betting opens.
Which Horse Will Win The Tristarc Stakes
The best way to pick who will win the Tristarc 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:
- Favourite Fail Rate – This race is not typically won by the favourite. You should be able to consider horses offering bigger odds.
- Group 1 Performers – Expect to see some mares downgrading for this race.
- Waller Factor – Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller has a good record in the race.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Favourites
Early favourites in 2020 Tristarc Stakes betting include classy Perth-trained mare Perfect Jewel and recent How Now Stakes winner Felicia.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Field
The official Tristarc Stakes 2020 field of final acceptances is announced the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below once available.
Nine mares will contest the 2020 Tristarc Stakes field including Felicia (7) to be ridden by Craig Williams in her hunt for a second Group 3 win from three starts at the track and Perth-trained Perfect Jewel to be ridden by dual Group 1 winning hoop at the track last weekend William Pike.
- Scratchings Update: #7 Benitoite (1) has been withdrawn.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||51x22x7137||PRETTY BRAZEN||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Luke Currie||8||58kg||104|
|2||1x9702x674||MADAM ROUGE||Chris Waller||Ben Melham||4||57kg||106|
|3||x0112x1826||PERFECT JEWEL||Grant & Alana Williams||William Pike||3||57kg||106|
|4||x35321x212||FELICIA||Dean Binaisse||Craig Williams||7||57kg||100|
|5||18x4260x49||INTO THE ABYSS||John Thompson||Damian Lane||6||55kg||93|
|6||x309153342||SHE SHAO FLY||Kevin Corstens||Jamie Kah||5||55kg||92|
|8||x25116x608||THE CLOSER||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||John Allen||9||55kg||77|
|9||1107×12731||RICH HIPS||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Michael Dee||2||55kg||76|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Tips
Favourite: #3 Perfect Jewel ($3.90 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #4 Felicia ($3.90 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #6 She Shao Fly ($6 at time of publish)
Our insider Tristarc Stakes 2020 tips will be detailed above the week of the race with a full betting preview available on the Neds Blog.
Tristarc Stakes Race Day 2020
The Tristarc Stakes is held as part of Caulfield Cup Day on Saturday October 17, 2020. The action at the meeting is headlined by the stayers facing off in the Group 1 $5 million Caulfield Cup (2400m). Other feature races on the card include the:
- Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1000m)
- Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m)
- Group 3 Ethereal Stakes (2000m)
- Group 3 Moonga Stakes (1400m).
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Barrier Draw
The 2020 Tristarc Stakes barrier draw is released the Wednesday leading-up to the event and will be published in our above Tristarc Stakes Field section.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Nominations
Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 12th of October, 2020.
The 2020 Tristarc Stakes nominations attracted 16 classy mares including the flying Sierra Sue chasing a third win on the trot and all-in favourite Madam Rouge for Chris Waller.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||51x22x7137||PRETTY BRAZEN||M||4||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||1||58kg||104|
|2||11210×11||SIERRA SUE (NZ)||M||4||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||2||58kg||96|
|3||1x9702x674||MADAM ROUGE||M||5||Chris Waller||3||57kg||106|
|4||x0112x1826||PERFECT JEWEL||M||6||Grant & Alana Williams||4||57kg||106|
|5||11118×12||HOW WOMANTIC||M||4||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||5||57kg||89|
|7||2x0540x083||MISSILE MANTRA||M||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||7||55kg||90|
|8||18x4260x49||INTO THE ABYSS||M||5||John Thompson||8||55kg||93|
|9||16x2334x23||JEN RULES||M||5||Peter & Paul Snowden||9||55kg||95|
|10||x309153342||SHE SHAO FLY||M||4||Kevin Corstens||10||55kg||92|
|12||550x882x53||LA TIGERESA||M||6||Jason Warren & Dean Krongold||12||55kg||82|
|13||145487×415||GOLDIFOX||M||5||Leon & Troy Corstens||13||55kg||73|
|14||x25116x608||THE CLOSER||M||5||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||14||55kg||77|
|15||511231×6||RED HEELER (NZ)||M||5||Michael Kent||15||55kg||76|
|16||1107×12731||RICH HIPS||M||4||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||16||55kg||76|
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Weights
Set weight plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 12th of October, 2020 and will be published in our above Tristarc Stakes Field section.
2020 Tristarc Stakes Top Weight:
- #1 Pretty Brazen (58kg)
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 14th of October, 2020 and will be published in our above Tristarc Stakes Field section.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 14th of October, 2020 and will be published in our above Tristarc Stakes Field section.
Tristarc Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 17th of October, 2020.
2020 Tristarc Stakes Scratchings:
- #7 Benitoite (1)
Tristarc Stakes Prize Money
The Tristarc Stakes prize purse is worth $300,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Tristarc Stakes Race Number
The Tristarc Stakes is set to run as Caulfield Race 10 at 5:50pm (AEDT) on Saturday, the 17th of October, 2020. There are ten races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
Tristarc Stakes 2020 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 Tristarc Stakes has been released.
Tristarc Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2020 Tristarc Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Tristarc Stakes Winners
Winners of the Tristarc Stakes going back to 1999 are displayed in the table below.
|2020||Madam Rouge||Chris Waller||Ben Melham||57 kgs||1:27.75|
|2019||Savatiano||James Cummings||Craig Williams||57 kgs||1:24.23|
|2018||Shumookh||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||57.5 kgs||1:25.68|
|2017||Global Glamour||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||58.5 kgs||1:23.80|
|2016||First Seal||John Thompson||Blake Shinn||58.5 kgs||1:25.14|
|2015||La Passe||Darren Weir||Michelle Payne||57.5 kgs||1:23.77|
|2014||Sweet Idea||Gai Waterhouse||Tommy Berry||57.5 kgs||1:25.42|
|2013||Red Tracer||Chris Waller||Nash Rawiller||58 kgs||1:23.16|
|2012||Streama||Guy Walter||Hugh Bowman||58 kgs||1:24.76|
|2011||More Joyous||Gai Waterhouse||Nash Rawiller||58.5 kgs||1:22.89|
|2010||Culminate||Darren Weir||Michael Walker||56.5 kgs||1:26.51|
|2009||Typhoon Tracy||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||57.5 kgs||1:22.89|
|2008||Mimi Lebrock||Bart Cummings||Michael Rodd||57.5 kgs||1:23.38|
|2007||Miss Fantabulous||David Hayes||Michael Rodd||54.5 kgs||1:23.07|
|2006||Nuclear Free||John Blacker||Darren Beadman||54 kgs||1:23.07|
|2005||Infinite Grace||John Symons||Scott Seamer||57 kgs||1:22.19|
|2004||Our Egyptian Raine(Nz)||Grahame Begg||Nash Rawiller||58.5 kgs||1:24.50|
|2003||Infinite Grace||John Symons||Greg Childs||54 kgs||1:23.07|
|2002||Reactive||Brian Mayfield-Smith||Reece Wheeler||55.5 kgs||1:23.62|
|2001||Pernod||Michael Moroney||Kerrin McEvoy||55.5 kgs||1:24.28|
|2000||Lady Marion||Dean Lawson||Kerrin McEvoy||55.5 kgs||1:23.07|
|1999||Bonanova||Grahame Begg||Jim Cassidy||58.5 kgs||1:24.83|