Roman Consul Stakes 2018

Saturday October 6, 2018

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 6, 2018.

2018 Roman Consul Stakes Results

  • 1st: Sesar
  • 2nd: Sandbar
  • 3rd: Spin

Roman Consul Stakes Race Info

  • Date: 2018
  • 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.

2018 Roman Consul Stakes Betting

The season’s top Roman Consul Stakes 2018 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.

2018 Roman Consul Stakes Field

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 11628×154 SANDBAR Brad Widdup Corey Brown 1 56.5kg 88
2 110×6 AYLMERTON David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Andrew Adkins 8 56.5kg 84
3 110×43 JONKER David Atkins Jay Ford 6 56.5kg 83
4 1x1L0x37 PERFORMER Chris Waller Damien Oliver 5 56.5kg 83
5 11420×20 EF TROOP Tony Gollan Tim Clark 7 56.5kg 81
6 323x81x80 PAQUIRRI Gary Moore Christian Reith 3 56.5kg 81
7 1x4342x86 LEGEND OF CONDOR Gerald Ryan Tye Angland 9 56.5kg 80
8 2x2335x174 SPIN Peter & Paul Snowden James McDonald 11 56.5kg 79
9 72154x SESAR Steven O’dea Jason Collett 10 56.5kg 78
10 35x42x123 CHARGE Chris Waller Tommy Berry 4 56.5kg 73
11 44×13 CHABREET Peter & Paul Snowden Joshua Parr 2 56.5kg 68

The official Roman Consul Stakes 2018 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.

Roman Consul Stakes Nominations

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 110×6 AYLMERTON C 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
2 44×13 CHABREET C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 68
3 35x42x123 CHARGE C 3 Chris Waller 73
4 11420×20 EF TROOP G 3 Tony Gollan
5 110×43 JONKER C 3 David Atkins 83
6 1x4342x86 LEGEND OF CONDOR C 3 Gerald Ryan 80
7 323x81x80 PAQUIRRI C 3 Gary Moore 81
8 1x1L0x37 PERFORMER C 3 Chris Waller 83
9 11628×154 SANDBAR C 3 Brad Widdup 88
10 72154x SESAR C 3 Steven O’dea
11 2x2335x174 SPIN C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden
12 226×101 SUNDARBANS (NZ) F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 66
13 146122×42 ZOUSAIN C 3 Chris Waller 96

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.

2018 Roman Consul Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Roman Consul Stakes 2018 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.

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).

2018 Roman Consul Stakes Results

The official Roman Consul Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order will be published below once the race is run and won on Saturday October 6, 2018.

Roman Consul Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
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