Ladbrokes Tip: Coolmore Classic favourites have a poor recent record in the race
The Coolmore Classic takes place at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in March each Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and is the sole Group 1 race at the meeting. Open only to fillies and mares aged three-years-old and above the quality handicap event is contested over 1500m and offers a total of $600,000 in prize money.
The Coolmore Classic winner is exempt from ballot for both the Doncaster Mile and the Queen Of The Turf Stakes held at Randwick Racecourse during The Championships in April.
The latest edition of the Coolmore Classic took place on Saturday March 16, 2019.
2019 Coolmore Classic Results
- 1st: Dixie Blossoms
- 2nd: El Dorado Dreaming
- 3rd: Princess Posh
Coolmore Classic Race Info
- Date: Saturday March 16, 2019
- Track: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
- Distance: 1500m
- Conditions: Fillies & Mares – Quality Hcp.
- Status: Group 1
- Prize Money: $600,000
- First Run: 1973
2019 Coolmore Classic Results
The full 2019 Coolmore Classic results, winner and finishing order will be known on Saturday March 16, 2019 and published right here.
Coolmore Classic betting is usually led by fillies and mares coming off a top two finish in their most recent Group lead-up.
Coolmore Classic Odds & Betting
Peeping ($15 in 2016) scored an upset win in the Coolmore Classic as a four-year-old. Photo: Steve Hart.
Since 2008 just one Coolmore Classic winner has come off a worse-than-fourth lead-up when Heavens Above (2017) ran ninth in the Millie Fox Stakes before saluting at blowout Coolmore Classic odds of $26.
The following year Daysee Doom did the Millie Fox – Coolmore Classic double as a $21 roughie in betting on the Group 1.
Coolmore Classic odds favour fillies and mares with proven form up to a mile and Millie Fox Stakes is the most successful recent lead-up.
The race’s barrier draw doesn’t often impact too heavily on the Coolmore Classic odds with a wide spread of winners from across the gates.
2019 Coolmore Classic Odds
The Coolmore Classic 2019 betting odds on the Group 1 autumn feature for fillies and mares will be available below the week of the race so bookmark this page.
Coolmore Classic Field
Each autumn the Coolmore Classic field attracts Australia’s best female sprinter-milers and often attracts a near capacity field including in 2017 when Heavens Above faced 18 rivals in a bumper 19-starter Coolmore Classic field.
The female gallopers in the Coolmore Classic field come from a variety of different lead-up races including the Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill and the Group 2 Surround Stakes (1400m) at Warwick Farm on Chipping Norton Stakes Day.
Many fillies and mares coming out of the Coolmore Classic field go on to take on the boys over 100m further in April’s lucrative Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick Racecourse.
Coolmore Classic nominations close the Monday before the race followed by the release of the final field of acceptances on the Wednesday.
2019 Coolmore Classic Field
||SAVVY COUP (NZ)
||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
||Ms Kathy O’Hara
||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
||I AM SERIOUS
||EL DORADO DREAMING
||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
||Robbie Dolan (a)
||Peter & Paul Snowden
||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
2019 Coolmore Classic Nominations
The official Coolmore Classic 2019 Nominations close the Monday of race week and will be published in full below.
Coolmore Classic Tips
Coolmore Classic tips favour proven Group 3 performers in other fillies-and-mares feature races however the favourites have a poor recent record in the race.
From 2004 – 2018 only two favourites saluted for the punters with the latest to win being Aloha ($6 in 2011). Looking for fillies coming off a top two finish is a top Coolmore Classic tip and the only winners in the past 15 years to finish worse than fourth were Eskimo Queen in 2008 and Heavens Above in 2017.
Other Coolmore Classic tips are to look for graduates out of the Guy Walter Stakes and Millie Fox Stakes at double-figure odds and those drawn in barriers 7 – 9.
2019 Coolmore Classic Tips
Our Ladbrokes’ exclusive Coolmore Classic 2019 tips and exotic betting selections will be available here after the field and markets are out so stay tuned for the fillies and mares to get behind this autumn.
Coolmore Classic Form Guide
The Coolmore Classic form guide shows punters all they need to know before placing a bet on the race including the saddlecloth numbers, allocated weights, jockeys and trainers of all the starters in the field.
The lead-up Coolmore Classic form races varies however running first or second last start is a key indicator in the race.
Coolmore Classic Form Facts
- Since 2003 only two favourites in Coolmore Classic betting has saluted for the punters most recently Aloha (2011)
- In the past 30 years trainer Gai Waterhouse has prepared four Coolmore Classic winners
- The most successful Coolmore Classic barriers in the past three decades producing four winners each are gates two and seven
- From 2009 – 2018 only two Coolmore Classic champions finished worse than third in her lead-up run
- Four-year-olds have a dominant record in the Coolmore Classic results over the past decade
2019 Coolmore Classic Form Guide
A link to our comprehensive Coolmore Classic 2019 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.
Coolmore Classic Stakes Results
Upset Coolmore Classic results are not uncommon with a host of double-figure winners in recent years including Daysee Doom ($21 in 2018), Heavens Above ($26 in 2017), Peeping ($15 in 2016), Plucky Belle ($16 in 2015), Ofcourseican ($13 in 2012) and Alverta ($17 in 2010).
The full Coolmore Classic finishing order and results are displayed after the race jumps on a Saturday in mid-March as the only Group 1 on the card and also reveal the winning quinella, trifecta and margins.
Notable recent Coolmore Classic winners include Appearance (2013), Typhoon Tracy (2009) and Tuesday Joy (2007).
Coolmore Classic Winners
||El Dorado Dreaming
||Steps In Time
||Palacio De Cristal
||Belle Du Jour
||Beat The Fade