Ladbrokes Tip: The Liverpool City Cup serves as a potential lead-up into the Group 1 Doncaster Mile in the autumn
The Group 3 Liverpool City Cup is a Group 3 race run and won at Royal Randwick in late February on Chipping Norton Stakes Day.
A key support act on the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival card that is headlined by the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) and Group 1 Surround Stakes (1400m), the event runs over 1300m and offers $160,000 in prize money.
The Liverpool City Cup is a quality handicap race open to horses aged three-years-old and above and was first run in 1970.
It has held Group 3 status since 1979 and serves as a lead-up into the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) during ‘The Championships’ in April.
The latest edition of the Liverpool City Cup ran on Saturday February 26, 2022 at Randwick on Chipping Norton Stakes Day and saw the favourite Ellsberg ($2.60F) salute for the punters on a Heavy (10) track.
Liverpool City Cup Race Facts
- Date: Saturday February 26, 2022
- Track: Randwick Racecourse
- Distance: 1300m
- Conditions: Quality Handicap – 3YOs & Upwards
- Status: Group 3
- Prize Money: $160,000
- First Run: 1970
2022 Liverpool City Cup Results
The official Liverpool City Cup 2022 results will be published in full below when the race is run and won on Saturday February 26, 2022.
- 1st: #2 Ellsberg ($2.60F)
- 2nd: #5 Brutality
- 3rd: #11 Blue Soldier
Liverpool City Cup Betting
Liverpool City Cup odds and betting markets favour the season’s in-form middle-distance gallopers eyeing a run in bigger and better races over the autumn like the Doncaster Mile.
Many runners are resuming in the event so first-up performers with a good fresh strike-rate often dominate Liverpool City Cup betting.
Think It Over (2021) scoring an upset at odds of 50/1 followed in 2022 by the favourite Ellsberg ($2.60F) are the latest first-up runners to win the Liverpool City Cup.
2022 Liverpool City Cup Odds
The updated Liverpool City Cup 2022 odds on the Group 3 event at Randwick Racecourse will be available the week of the race so stay tuned.
Early market betting odds on the 2022 Liverpool City Cup will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit ladbrokes.com.au.
Liverpool City Cup Field
The Liverpool City Cup field attracts a quality line-up mile types that often have bigger races in mind over the coming weeks.
Following a run in the Liverpool City Cup a good next-up race for runners is the Group 2 Ajax Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Looking further ahead the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) makes a nice target for Liverpool City Cup graduates. Think It Over (2021) was the last horse to complete the Liverpool City Cup – George Ryder Stakes double.
Liverpool City Cup nominations close the Monday before the race with the final field of acceptances and barrier draw released on the Wednesday.
2022 Liverpool City Cup Field
The official Liverpool City Cup 2022 field and barriers will be announced below on Wednesday February 23, 2022 so bookmark this page to see the Group 1-bound gallopers lining-up in the Chipping Norton Stakes Day Group 3.
- #1 Alligator Blood (3)
- #3 Riodini (9)
- #4 Aramayo (7)
- #6 Chat (12)
- #9 Quantico (6)
- #10 Superium (1)
2022 Liverpool City Cup Nominations
The official Liverpool City Cup 2022 nominations are open until the Monday of race week.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp Rating|
|1||x967x10x00||AIM||G||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||95|
|3||11x141600x||ATISHU (NZ)||M||4||Chris Waller||98|
|4||03x847164x||BLUE SOLDIER (USA)||G||5||David Payne||92|
|7||422x12712x||ELLSBERG||H||4||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou||102|
|8||x54518x5x5||LAWS OF INDICES (IRE)||H||4||Annabel Neasham||106|
|10||329x9808x9||ORDER OF COMMAND||G||7||Danny O’Brien||96|
|11||03930×3602||POETIC CHARMER||G||7||Peter & Paul Snowden||86|
|13||x8752208x0||RIODINI (NZ)||G||5||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||102|
|14||x32331x554||SUPERIUM||G||5||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||94|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Liverpool City Cup Tips
Good Liverpool City Cup tips include backing first-up performers with a nice Randwick record and previous winning form fresh.
2022 Liverpool City Cup Tips
Our Ladbrokes’ insider Liverpool City Cup 2022 tips and betting selections will be available for punters below the week of the race sorting the best from the rest in the race for potential Doncaster Mile-bound runners.
- To Win: #2 Ellsberg ($4.40 at time of publish)
Liverpool City Cup Form Guide
The Liverpool City Cup form guide lists all the important facts and stats on the runners in the event including jockeys, trainers, barriers, weights, track/distance records and win/place rates.
The Liverpool City Cup form has gone on to stack-up in better races a number of times over the years including in 2019 when the winner Dreamforce went on to run third in the George Ryder Stakes before a second in the Doncaster Mile results that campaign.
2022 Liverpool City Cup Form Guide
A link to our comprehensive Liverpool City Cup 2022 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.
Liverpool City Cup Results
Notable Liverpool City Cup winners throughout history include: Lord Nelson (1973), Pharaoh (1993), Danleigh (2008), Triple Elegance (2011), It’s Somewhat (2015), Dreamforce (2019) and Think It Over (2021).
Liverpool City Cup Winners
||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou
||Think It Over
||Crack Me Up
||The Free Stater
||Sam Sung A Song