Ladbrokes Tip: The Run To The Rose – Golden Rose double is a popular one for punters each spring
The Run To The Rose is a Group 2 race for three-year-old sprinters held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in early September each Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Offering $200,000 in total prize money, the event is now run on the same race card as the Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes (1300m) and the other three-years-old feature on the card the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m).
The set weights plus penalties clash was upgraded from a Group 3 to a Group 2 race in 2015 and is the traditional lead-up for three-year-olds into the $1 million Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) back at Rosehill a fortnight later. Recent winners of the Run To The Rose – Golden Rose double include Astern (2016), Exosphere (2015), Hallowed Crown (2014) and Denman (2009).
The latest edition of the Run To The Rose jumped on Saturday 8th September, 2018.
2018 Run To The Rose Results
- 1st: #2 Lean Mean Machine
- 2nd: #3 Graff
- 3rd: #9 Jonker
The Run To The Rose Race Info
- Date: Saturday 8th September, 2018
- Track: Rosehill Gardens
- Distance: 1200m
- Conditions: 3YOs – Set Weights + Penalties
- Status: Group 2
- Prize Money: $200,000
- First Run: 2003
Run To The Rose Field
The Run To The Rose field attracts the best three-year-old sprinters of the season and class usually prevails in the race. Horses often kick off their spring campaigns in the Group 2 on way to the Golden Rose the following month and may have contested a race like Randwick’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) as a two-year-old in the autumn.
In 2012 star colt Pierro won three straight Group 1 races as a two-year-old including the Golden Slipper and Champagne Stakes before a first-up success in that year’s Run To The Rose. If not racing first-up runners may come via a race like the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes (1100m) run two weeks before also at Rosehill, the last horse to complete the San Domenico Stakes – Run To The Rose double being Va Pensiero (2013).
2018 Run To The Rose final field can be found below.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||146122x||ZOUSAIN||Chris Waller||James McDonald||8||57.5kg||90|
|2||13310x||LEAN MEAN MACHINE||Chris Waller||Tye Angland||7||57.5kg||88|
|3||11×1||GRAFF||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||13||57kg||85|
|4||1x1L0x3||PERFORMER||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||1||57kg||83|
|5||323x81x8||PAQUIRRI||Gary Moore||Christian Reith||3||57kg||81|
|8||11x10649x2||LONG LEAF||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Tommy Berry||9||56kg||82|
|9||110×4||JONKER||David Atkins||Kerrin McEvoy||4||56kg||78|
|10||1x4342x8||LEGEND OF CONDOR||Gerald Ryan||Brett Prebble||12||55kg||80|
|11||5310×5||TCHAIKOVSKY||Peter & Paul Snowden||–||5||55kg||71|
|12||113||SMART ELISSIM||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||–||2||55kg||70|
|13||47×14||NUCLEAR BLITZ||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||–||6||53kg||62|
Run To The Rose Betting & Odds
Run To The Rose betting markets are led by the most promising and well-performed three-year-olds of the new season.
Youngsters that performed well in top company as a juvenile that autumn gone in races like the Champagne Stakes sit high up the Run To The Rose odds. If runners in the field are returning to racing, first-up records have an impact on the markets, while fit three-year-olds coming out of the San Domenico Stakes at the track earlier that month also represent good value in Run To The Rose betting.
Favourites have a solid record in the Run To The Rose and the winner more often than not starts near the top of betting for that year’s Golden Rose Stakes.
Run To The Rose Tips
Good Run To The Rose tips include looking for the best performing two-year-olds in the autumn that are starting their 3YO spring campaigns, those with proven winning form over 1200m in Sydney and any fit youngsters coming off a top three run in the San Domenico Stakes.
Run To The Rose Form Guide
The Run To The Rose form guide features crucial information for punters including saddlecloth numbers, barriers, jockeys, trainers and past runs of the three-year-olds in the field. The Form for this race has has held up in the Golden Rose many times in recent years with all four winners of the Group 1 from 2012 – 2015 coming out of the traditional lead-up race.
Run To The Rose graduates have also performed well in other future Group 1 races including in 2015 when runner-up in the Group 2 Press Statement went on to win the Caulfield Guineas in Melbourne that October.
Run To The Rose Results
Run To The Rose results have a major impact on upcoming markets for the Golden Rose Stakes each spring. Many short-priced favourites have saluted in The Run To The Rose including Pierro who jumped the odds-on favourite in 2012.
The last roughie hope to score an upset Run To The Rose result was Va Pensiero ($21 in 2013). Notable recent Run To The Rose winners include Exosphere (2015), Hallowed Crown (2014), Pierro (2012) and Denman (2009).
2018 The Run To The Rose Results
The official The Run To The Rose 2018 results and finishing order will be available below once the race is run and won on Saturday 8th September, 2018.
|2018||Lean Mean Machine||Graff||Jonker||1:13.5|
|2013||Va Pensiero||Dissident||Marseille Roulette||1:09.6|
|2009||Denman||More Than Great||Bombay Sling||1:16.6|
|2008||Desuetude||Maybe I||Emperor Bonaparte||1:18.1|
|2007||El Cambio||Rapid Jacko||Turffontein||1:16.2|
|2006||Mentality||He’S No Pie Eater||Boncoeur||1:17.6|
|2005||Paratroopers||Pendragon (Nz)||Thunderbird Hill||1:16.3|
Run To The Rose Winners