Roman Consul Stakes 2020

Saturday October 10, 2020

Ladbrokes Tip: Roman Consul Stakes runners often go on to run in the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington.

The Roman Consul Stakes is a Group 2 race held at Royal Randwick Racecourse for sprinters on Spring Champion Stakes Day in early October during the annual Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The meeting is headlined by the three-year-old staying types eyeing a Victoria Derby run facing off in the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m).

Also open only to three-year-olds is the Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes, contested over 1200m under set weights conditions and offering $300,000 in prize money.

The Roman Consul Stakes race attracts classy young sprinters each spring that may go on to run in Flemington’s Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Recent winners of the Roman Consul Stakes – Coolmore Stud Stakes double include Brazen Beau (2014) and Zoustar (2013).

The latest edition of the Roman Consul Stakes took place on Saturday October 10, 2020 and was won by the top fancy Wild Ruler for Peter & Paul Snowden.

2020 Roman Consul Stakes Results

The official Roman Consul Stakes 2020 Results & Finishing Order will be published below once the race is run and won on Saturday October 10, 2020.

  • 1st: #1 Wild Ruler
  • 2nd: #4 On The Lead
  • 3rd: #2 Doubtland

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained odds-on fancy Wild Ruler ($1.60) won like his price suggested with a dominant two length victory in the 2020 Roman Consul Stakes ahead of a potential $15 million The Everest run in seven days’ time.

Colour Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 1 WILD RULER Peter & Paul Snowden James McDonald 5 56.5kg $1.60F
2 4 ON THE LEAD Richard & Michael Freedman Tommy Berry 2L 3 56.5kg $11
3 2 DOUBTLAND Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Brenton Avdulla 3L 2 56.5kg $3.30
4 3 OSAMU Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 3.5L 4 56.5kg $13
5 6 RED STILETTO Anthony Cummings Regan Bayliss 6.8L 1 54.5kg $41
5 MUNTASEERA Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jason Collett 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Roman Consul Stakes Race Info

  • Date: 2020
  • Track: Royal Randwick Racecourse
  • Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 3YOs – Set Weights
  • Status: Group 2
  • Prize Money: $300,000
  • First Run: 1978

Roman Consul Stakes Odds

Roman Consul Stakes odds favour the in-form local Sydney sprinters in the field coming off a run in a lead-up like the prestigious Golden Rose Stakes. Proven ability over the distance and winning form at the track also help runners sit higher up the Roman Consul Stakes betting markets.

Favourites and single-figure hopefuls in the Roman Consul Stakes betting markets have an outstanding recent record in the race over the past two decades.

Cosmic Force ($2.80 in 2019) followed by Wild Ruler ($1.60 in 2020) are the latest Roman Consul Stakes favourites to win.

2020 Roman Consul Stakes Betting

The season’s top Roman Consul Stakes 2020 odds and links to our Randwick racing markets will be provided below the week of the race so stay tuned for the best betting on the three-years-old sprint this Spring Champion Stakes Day.

Roman Consul Stakes Field

The season’s top three-year-old sprinters make-up the Roman Consul Stakes each spring and the line-up is dominated by local Sydney-trained runners.

Horses in the field may come via a number of earlier Sydney runs including the Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m). The Golden Rose Stakes – Roman Consul Stakes double was most recently achieved by Exosphere (2015) and Zoustar (2013). Exosphere went on to run fourth in the Coolmore Stud Stakes in Melbourne behind that season’s Roman Consul Stakes third-placegetter Japonisme.

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Roman Consul Stakes winner Russian Revolution (2016) went on to win the Group 1 The Galaxy the following autumn. Photo Credit: Steve Hart.

The previous spring Brazen Beau (2014) completed the Roman Consul Stakes – Coolmore Stud Stakes double for the second year on the trot following Zoustar in 2013. In 2014 Delectation ran third in the Roman Consul Stakes before a second to his stablemate in the Coolmore Stud Stakes two runs later.

In 2012 the Roman Consul Stakes winner Jolie Bay ran second next start in the Coolmore Stud Stakes, as did Foxwedge in 2011. The other traditional Roman Consul Stakes lead-up run is Randwick’s Listed Heritage Stakes (1100m) run on George Main Stakes Day in September, which produced the Godolphin-raced Viridine (2017) for his win.

The race’s nominations close on the Monday before the race runs on the Saturday followed by the final field of acceptances and barrier draw on the Wednesday.

2020 Roman Consul Stakes Field

The official Roman Consul Stakes 2020 field and barriers are released by Racing NSW the Wednesday of race week and feature a line-up of potential Group 1 runners in Melbourne later that spring.

The 2020 Roman Consul Stakes field features just six runners with two last-start winners – Wild Ruler and Doubtland – engaged in a tight betting battle for top spot.

  • Scratched: #5 Muntaseera (2) – runs in the Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes at Caulfield.
No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Probable Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 1x238x1 WILD RULER Peter & Paul Snowden James McDonald 6 56.5kg 84
2 11×51 DOUBTLAND Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Brenton Avdulla 3 56.5kg 91
3 2727×624 OSAMU Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 5 56.5kg
4 35×1127 ON THE LEAD Richard & Michael Freedman Tommy Berry 4 56.5kg 68
5 21x25208x1 MUNTASEERA Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jason Collett 2 54.5kg 77
6 19×5 RED STILETTO Anthony Cummings Regan Bayliss 1 54.5kg 64

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2020 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations

The early Roman Consul Stakes 2020 nominations are taken the Monday of race week and will be published below once released.

Golden Slipper winner Farnan and last start Group 2 Danehill Stakes champ in Melbourne Doubtland dominate the six 2020 Roman Consul Stakes nominations in what is shaping up as a diminutive but still top-class field.

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 11×51 DOUBTLAND C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 91
2 110111×5 FARNAN C 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 104
3 21x25208x1 MUNTASEERA F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 77
4 35×1127 ON THE LEAD C 3 Richard & Michael Freedman 68
5 2727×624 OSAMU C 3 Chris Waller
6 1x238x1 WILD RULER C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 84

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Roman Consul Stakes Tips

Some Roman Consul Stakes tips include backing the odds-on favourite, checking for top four performers coming off a Golden Rose Stakes run and getting behind the proven Sydney performers.

Another useful tip in preparation for the race is that Roman Consul Stakes winners rarely salute at double-figures so backing the favourite and those under the $10 mark for the win is also a nice betting tip.

2020 Roman Consul Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Roman Consul Stakes 2020 betting tips and Group 2 race selections will be detailed below a few days out from the race so stay tuned for the young sprinters to tip in the Coolmore Stud Stakes lead-up this spring.

Roman Consul Stakes Form Guide

The Roman Consul Stakes form guide features all the need-to-know information for punters like the jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up runs of the three-year-olds in the field. In recent years the Roman Consul Stakes form has stacked up in tougher spring runs including Melbourne’s Coolmore Stud Stakes, a popular betting double for the season.

2020 Roman Consul Stakes Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive Roman Consul Stakes 2020 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.

Roman Consul Stakes Results

Roman Consul Stakes results for the race have been dominated over the past decade by Golden Rose graduates and runners under $10 in the betting markets. Notable recent winners include Exosphere (2015), Brazen Beau (2014), Zoustar (2013), Foxwedge (2011), Buffering (2010), Fastnet Rock (2004) and Exceed And Excel (2003).

Roman Consul Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2020 Wild Ruler On The Lead Doubtland 1:09.0
2019 Cosmic Force Standout Microphone 1:08.1
2018 Sesar Sandbar Spin 1:09.9
2017 Viridine Single Bullet Beau Geste 1:10.2
2016 Russian Revolution Astern Capitalist 1:09.0
2015 Exosphere Zoutenant Japonisme 1:08.5
2014 Brazen Beau Nostradamus Delectation 1:09.0
2013 Zoustar Barbed Open Book 1:09.4
2012 Jolie Bay Knight Exemplar Your Song 1:09.6
2011 Foxwedge Masthead Do You Think 1:11.1
2010 Buffering Obsequious Parriwi 1:09.0
2009 Shellscrape Honest Truth Shadow Assassin 1:09.9
2008 Montana Flyer Drumbeats Silent But Deadly 1:11.6
2007 Race Not Run
2006 Reigning to Win Gold Edition Mute 1:10.7
2005 Denmarket Stratum De Beers 1:10.5
2004 Fastnet Rock Charge Forward Star Cat 1:09.3
2003 Exceed and Excel Hasna Ambulance 1:09.1
2002 Snowland Force Apollo Bollinger 1:10.6
2001 Stylish Lass Fair Embrace Mistegic 1:04.9
2000 Kootoomootoo Veteran Zariz 1:12.2