2016 Robert Sangster Stakes Field, Barriers & Odds

Robert Sangster Stakes

The 2016 Robert Sangster Stakes is a Group 1 1,200 metre sprint for fillies and mares, run under weight-for-age conditions worth $400,000 in prize money.

The picturesque Morphettville racecourse in South Australia is home to an exciting array of thoroughbred races held annually as part of the Adelaide Racing Carnival. Throughout March and May bettors and spectators are treated to a feast of quality Group races that are sure to get the crowds cheering and the punters betting! The first Group 1 event of the carnival is the Robert Sangster Stakes in March. Conducted on one of the most anticipated and lucrative race days in Adelaide, the Robert Sangster Stakes Day also sees the running of the Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) and the Group 3 The Jansz National Stakes (1200m), making for an intense and electrifying day of racing and punting!

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The 2016 Robert Sangster Stakes will run at Morphettville Racecouse on Saturday, May 7th 2015.

Studying the recent form of the entries is essential when placing a wager on the Robert Sangster Stakes. One of the best lead-up races to this event is held a fortnight before at the Adelaide Autumn Carnival, the Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes. A slightly shorter distanced sprint at 1100m, the RN Irwin Stakes is another weight-for-age event and many of the dominant females in this race continue their success in the Robert Sangster Stakes.

Many of the contenders in the Robert Sangster Stakes will continue their campaigns with a run in some of the later Sydney Autumn Carnival events such as the Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1500m). Held at Rosehill in April, the Queen Of The Turf Stakes is one of the most coveted fillies and mares weight-for-age events in Australia. It is a slight step up in distance from the Sangster Stakes at 1500m and is worth $400 000. Punters who keep an eye on the winners and placegetters in the Sangster Stakes should be sure to check out the field and odds in the Queen Of The Turf a fortnight later for another great betting opportunity!

As the elite fillies and mares’ race in the Adelaide Carnival, the Robert Sangster Stakes provides punters with plethora of betting opportunities. All good Australian bookmakers offer excellent odds and options on the race and if you can select the leading female runner you will earn yourself a nice little profit! The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s richest horse racing event and holds a global renown for also being quite prestigious. Punters all over the world place bets for it online each year. This year, the 2016 Melbourne Cup’s prize money reaches a total of $6.2 million. So jump online and check out what odds the bookies are providing and really get involved in the Robert Sangster Stakes!

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Queensland Derby

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Stradbroke Handicap

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$1,000,000

Hcp

Group 1

The TJ Smith

(1600m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

Winter Stakes

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

WFA

Group 1

BTC Cup

(1200m)

Doomben

$400,000

WFA

Group 1

The Goodwood

(1200m)

Morphettville

$350,000

SWP

Robert Sangster Stakes Details

  • When: May
  • Where: Morphettville Racecourse, Adelaide
  • Race Distance: 1200m
  • Race Type: Fillies & Mares – Weight-for-age
  • Race Status: Group 1
  • Prize Money: $400,000
  • First Run: 1983

Robert Sangster Stakes News

A talented and capacity field of fillies and mares has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Petits Filous failed to fire in her most…