Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021

Saturday October 30, 2021

Ladbrokes Tip: Sydney raiders have a dominant record over the Melbourne 3YOs in the Coolmore Stud Stakes

The Coolmore Stud Stakes is the premier sprint race for three-year-olds held during the spring in Melbourne and is one of four Group 1 classics held at Flemington Racecourse on Victoria Derby Day. Run on the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup betting – on the first Tuesday of November – in late October or early November, Coolmore Stud Stakes betting is open and available to three-year-olds only.

The race is conducted over 1200m under set weights conditions and is officially registered as the Ascot Vale Stakes. Now worth $1.5 million in prize money it was inaugurated in 1969 as a race for three-year-olds when Vain won after originally taking place from 1965-66 as a two-year-olds’ event.

A Group 1 status race since 2006 it has been won by many star youngsters with notable Coolmore Stud Stakes winners including Surround (1976), Rose Of Kingston (1981), Encosta De Lago (1996), Weekend Hussler (2007), Sepoy (2011) and Brazen Beau (2014).

This season the Coolmore Stud Stakes runs on Saturday October 30, 2021. 

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

The official Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 Results & Finishing Order will be published below once the race is run and won on Saturday October 30, 2021.

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

Coolmore Stud Stakes Race Info

  • Date: Saturday October 30, 2021
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse
  • Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 3YOs – Set Weights
  • Status: Group 1
  • Prize Money: $1.5 million
  • First Run: 1863

Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds

Coolmore Stud Stakes betting markets are usually led by the season’s best young sprinters that have winning form that campaign.

Favourites in Coolmore Stud Stakes odds only have a fair recent strike rate with Zoustar (2013) followed by September Run (2020) the latest to salute for the punters.

Double-figure chances in the Coolmore Stud Stakes odds have won plenty of times in the past decade including Merchant Navy ($19 in 2017), Flying Artie ($10 in 2016) and Japonisme ($21 in 2015), the latter handing trainer Chris Waller his third straight win in the race.

Futures Coolmore Stud Stakes betting markets open weeks in advance of the race and are led by good spring performers in the Sydney and Melbourne lead-up sprints for three-year-olds.

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes Betting

The season’s latest Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 betting odds and links to our markets will be updated below leading-up to Victoria Derby Day so check out the top prices on your early Coolmore Stud Stakes tips below once released.

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 ODDS

Early market betting odds on the 2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit

Coolmore Stud Stakes Tips

Coolmore Stud Stakes tips are usually headed by the favourites with the short priced three-year-olds in the markets boasting a solid strike rate over the past decade. A wide barrier hasn’t been a hindrance so including those in double figure gates if the field is that big in your tips can add value.

Sydney trainer Chris Waller has a strong record and his in-form three-year-olds make a good Coolmore Stud Stakes betting tip, as do the best out of lead-up races including the Roman Consul Stakes in Sydney or the Schillaci Stakes in Melbourne.

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 tips and Group 1 Melbourne Cup Carnival betting selections on the $1.5 million feature will be detailed below the week of the race so stay tuned for the three-year-olds to back and sack in this season’s Coolmore Stud Stakes results.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

Good lead-up races for youngsters into the Coolmore Stud Stakes field include Randwick’s Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes, which produced all three of Chris Waller’s winners from 2013-15 including Zoustar (2013) and Brazen Beau (2014) who did the double. Waller won the race again in 2020 with his filly September Run backing up from a Black-Type win at Flemington.

One of the very first lead-up races for potential Coolmore Stud Stakes runners is the Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) run at Caulfield in August and Merchant Navy (2017) was the last horse to do the HDF McNeil Stakes – Coolmore Stud Stakes double.

Fillies could also use the Group 3 Scarborough Stakes (1200m) under the lights at Moonee Valley on Moir Stakes Night as a lead-up into the Coolmore Stud Stakes, the 2020 winner of which Swats That finished second in the Coolmore Stud Stakes quinella that spring.

In Sydney during late August, a host of potential Coolmore Stud Stakes horses often kick off their campaigns in Rosehill’s Group 3 San Domenico Stakes (1100m). Exceedance (2019) was the last horse to do the San Domenico Stakes – Coolmore Stud Stakes interstate spring double.

Final Coolmore Stud Stakes acceptances close on the Wednesday before the race following nominations on the Monday.

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

The official Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 Final Field & Barriers are announced by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday leading-up to Derby Day and will be published in full below so stay tuned to see what short-distance three-year-olds make the field.

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes Nominations

Early Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 Nominations close the Monday of race week and will be available in full below as soon as entries are out.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Guide

The Coolmore Stud Stakes form guide shows punters everything they need to place a successful bet on the race including the trainer, jockey and barrier for all the starters in the field. It also shows the lead-up form of the hopefuls and looking for last start winners and Roman Consul Stakes graduates is a good tip with a host of last start winners saluting in the race.

The Coolmore Stud Stakes form from 2020 was franked with the winner September Run and runner-up Swats That returning the following autumn to run second and third respectively behind Nature Strip in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning in 2021.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Facts

  • From 2010 -2020 four favourites or equal favourites in Coolmore Stud Stakes betting saluted most recently September Run ($4 in 2020)
  • From 2010 – 2020 three Coolmore Stud Stakes winners saluted at double-figures
  • Chris Waller trained three straight Coolmore Stud Stakes winners from 2013-2015 and won again in 2020 with the filly September Run
  • The Roman Consul Stakes produced all of the Waller-trained winners up until September Run (2020)
  • Three-year-olds that finished first four in their final lead-up have an excellent strike rate in the Coolmore Stud Stakes results
  • Sunlight (2018) and September Run (2020) are the last fillies to win the Coolmore Stud Stakes
  • Since 1983 barriers eight and nine have produced the most Coolmore Stud Stakes winners with 5 each

2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

The Coolmore Stud Stakes results are known on Victoria Derby Day when the event runs as one of four Group 1 events on the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting and shows the winner as well as the exact finishing order of all the horses. You will also be able to find out the winning time and margin and see how much the trifecta paid for exotic bets.

Notable recent upset Coolmore Stud Stakes results including Japonisme ($21 in 2015) and Ferocity ($21 in 2005). Standout Coolmore Stud Stakes winners in recent times include Zoustar (2013), Sepoy (2011) Star Witness (2010) and Gold Edition (2006).

Coolmore Stud Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2020 September Run Swats That Wild Ruler 1:09.6
2019 Exceedance Bivouac Libertini 1:09.7
2018 Sunlight Zousain Lean Mean Machine 1:08.7
2017 Merchant Navy Invincible Star Formality 1:09.1
2016 Flying Artie Astern Star Turn 1:08.9
2015 Japonisme Keen Array Counterattack 1:09.5
2014 Brazen Beau Delectation Kuro 1:10.7
2013 Zoustar Not Listenin’ To Me Lion Of Belfort 1:09.2
2012 Nechita Jolie Bay Shamexpress 1:08.5
2011 Sepoy Foxwedge Satin Shoes 1:10.4
2010 Star Witness Curtana Shrapnel 1:09.9
2009 Headway King Pulse Shellscrape 1:08.5
2008 Northern Meteor Fist of Fury All American 1:10.5
2007 Weekend Hussler Bel Mer Scenic Blast 1:08.9
2006 Gold Edition Splashing Out Churchill Downs 1:09.6
2005 Ferocity Jadescent Undoubtedly 1:08.3
2004 Alinghi Barley A Moment Tirade 1:10.5
2003 Scaredee Cat Lago Delight Dilly Dally 1:08.8
2002 Innovation Girl Cool Trent Titanic Jack 1:10.8
2001 North Boy Ustinov Malagra Miss 1:09.6
2000 So Gorgeous Show A Heart Sort It Out 1:12.9