Looking for early info on this year’s Wakeful Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 2,000 metres, the Wakeful Stakes is a Group 2 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $300,000 prize purse, it attracts some of Australia’s best fillies.
Starting out as a Principal Race, this race was upgraded to Group 2 status in 1979.
This race serves as a good lead up for the 2,500 metre Kennedy Oaks.
Wakeful Stakes 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 2,000 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
- Qualification: Three year olds (fillies only)
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Prize Purse: $300,000
- Inaugural Race: 1932
Wakeful Stakes Betting
There are many different ways to bet on theWakeful Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Wakeful Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’sWakeful Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’sWakeful Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in theWakeful 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 theWakeful Stakes, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within theWakeful Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within theWakefulStakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within theWakeful 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 theWakeful Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Wakeful 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 onWakefulStakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Wakeful 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 theWakefulStakes here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 03/10/2019, prior to acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win TheWakeful Stakes
The best way to pick who will win theWakeful 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:
- Interstate Invaders – Sydney horses have been known to give the local Melbourne fillies a run for their money in this race.
- Favourite Fail Rate – Top seeded horses do not have a great record in this race, which means there are value bets to be had with higher paying horses.
- Hot Lead Up – The Ethereal Stakes serves as a good lead up to this race.
Wakeful Stakes Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2 and TBA #3.
Wakeful Stakes 2019 Field
Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.
Wakeful Stakes 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Wakeful Stakes Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 2nd of November, 2019.
Wakeful Stakes Barrier Draw
The 2019Wakeful Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Wakeful Stakes Nominations
Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 28th of October, 2019.
Wakeful Stakes Weights
Set weight plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 28th of October, 2019.
Wakeful Stakes Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 30th of October, 2019.
Wakeful Stakes Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 30th of
Wakeful Stakes Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 2nd of November, 2019.
Wakeful Stakes Prize Money
The Wakeful Stakes prize purse is worth $300,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Wakeful Stakes Race Number
TheWakeful Stakes is race number 4 on Saturday, the 2nd of November, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
Wakeful 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’sWakeful Stakes has been released.
Wakeful Stakes Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019Wakeful Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Wakeful Stakes Winners
Winners of theWakeful Stakes for the past five years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2018||Aristia||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Damian Lane||55 kgs||2:01.36|
|2017||Luvaluva||John Sargent||Blake Shinn||55 kgs||2:03.99|
|2016||Tiamo Grace||Darren Weir||Damian Lane||55 kgs||2:04.44|
|2015||Ambience||John O’Shea||James McDonald||55.5 kgs||2:04.78|
|2014||Thunder Lady||John Sargent||Blake Shinn||55 kgs||2:03.38|
|2013||Kirramosa||John Sargent||Tommy Berry||54 kgs||2:05.15|
|2012||Zydeco||Anthony Freedman||Kerrin McEvoy||54 kgs||2:02.80|
|2011||Atlantic Jewel||Mark Kavanagh||Michael Rodd||58 kgs||2:04.98|
|2010||Brazilian Pulse||Michael Moroney||Craig Williams||53 kgs||2:04.27|
|2009||Faint Perfume||Bart Cummings||Michael Rodd||53 kgs||2:03.25|
|2008||Rocha||Guy Walter||Danny Nikolic||53 kgs||2:05.54|
|2007||Zarita||Pat Hyland||Greg Childs||53 kgs||2:05.88|
|2006||Tuesday Joy||Gai Waterhouse||Danny Beasley||53 kgs||2:02.78|
|2005||Serenade Rose||Lee Freedman||Steven King||55.5 kgs||2:02.53|
|2004||Hollow Bullet||John McArdle||David Taggart||54.5 kgs||2:02.19|
|2003||Timbourina||Tony Wildman||Steven King||53 kgs||2:05.55|
|2002||Hierogram||John Hawkes||Darren Beadman||53 kgs||2:02.91|
|2001||Quays||Clarry Conners||Craig Williams||53 kgs||2:01.20|
|2000||Lolita Star||Peter Hayes||Stephen Baster||53 kgs||2:04.70|
|1999||My Sienna||Ted Buckingham||Greg Hall||55.5 kgs||2:01.34|