Up And Coming Stakes

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

Up And Coming Stakes, Randwick

Run over 1,300 metres, the Up And Coming Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Randwick Racecourse. With a $150,000 prize purse, it attracts sprinters from New South Wales and out of state.

At various times, this race has taken place at Warwick Farm Racecourse, Canterbury Park Racecourse and its current home at Randwick Racecourse.

For it’s inaugural race, this race had Listed status. Ever since then, it has altnerated between Group 2 and Group 3.

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

Up And Coming Stakes 2019 – Quick Information

    • Race Day: Saturday, August 24th, 2019
    • Track Location: Randwick Racecourse
    • Track Surface: Turf
    • Track Direction: Right-handed
    • Race Distance: 1,300 metres
    • Weight Conditions: Quality handicap
    • Qualification: Three year olds (colts and geldings)
    • Type: Thoroughbred
    • Grade: Group 3
    • Operator: Australian Turf Club
    • Prize Purse: $160,00
    • Inaugural Race: 1979

Up And Coming Stakes Betting

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

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

How To Bet On The Up And Coming Stakes

  1. Join up at neds.com.au
  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 Up And Coming Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Up And Coming 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 Up And Coming Stakes here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 24/07/2019, prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBA TBA TBA

Which Horse Will Win The Up And Coming Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Up And Coming 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 consideration are as follows:

  • Handicap Helper – Look for a horse that either benefits from weight relief, or can easily handle the extra weight given to them. 

Up And Coming Stakes Favourites

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

Up And Coming Stakes 2019 Field

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

Up And Coming Stakes 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Up And Coming Stakes Race Day

Race day takes place on Monday, the 8th of July, 2019.

Up And Coming Stakes Barrier Draw

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

Up And Coming Stakes Nominations

Nominations close by 11:00 AM on Monday, the 19th of August, 2019.

Up And Coming Stakes Weights

A quality handicap applies to this race. The minimum weight is 54 kilograms. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 20th of August, 2019.

Up And Coming Stakes Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 21st of August, 2019.

Up And Coming Stakes Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 21st of August, 2019.

Up And Coming Stakes Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 24th of August, 2019.

Up And Coming Stakes Prize Money

The Up And Coming Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through tenth.
Prize Money Box

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

Up And Coming Stakes Race Number

The Up And Coming Stakes is race number 5 on the 24th of August, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Randwick Racecourse.

Up And Coming 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 Up And Coming Stakes has been released.

Up And Coming Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 Up And Coming Stakes live, across the following mediums.

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Up And Coming Stakes Winners

Winners of the Up And Coming Stakes for the past twenty years are displayed in the table below. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Master Ash Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 53 kgs 1:16.91
2017 Dracarys Peter & Paul Snowden Andrew Adkins 53.5 kgs 1:14.76
2016 Divine Prophet Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Tommy Berry 55 kgs 1:16.68
2015 Shards John O’Shea James McDonald 56 kgs 1:16.31
2014 Scissor Kick Paul Messara Tye Angland 54.5 kgs 1:18.78
2013 War Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 54 kgs 1:16.66
2012 Albrecht Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 54.5 kgs 1:16.28
2011 Manawanui Ron Leemon Glyn Schofield 55 kgs 1:20.09
2010 Blackball Peter Snowden Tye Angland 54 kgs 1:10.96
2009 Rarefied Peter Snowden Chris Munce 54 kgs 1:09.98
2008 Dreamscape Gai Waterhouse Peter Robl 54 kgs 1:11.88
2007 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006 Court Command Darren Smith Darryl McLellan 54 kgs 1:10.71
2005 Snitzel Gerald Ryan Scott Seamer 56.5 kgs 1:09.88
2004 Fastnet Rock Paul Perry Glen Boss 56 kgs 1:10.28
2003 Exceed And Excel Tim Martin Hugh Bowman 56 kgs 1:11.82
2002 Snowland Gai Waterhouse Chris Munce 56 kgs 1:08.97
2001 Newquay Gai Waterhouse Brian York 54 kgs 1:11.23
2000 Zariz Gerald Ryan Brian York 54 kgs 1:09.41
1999 Testa Rossa Dean Lawson Damien Oliver 54 kgs 1:10.13