Ladbrokes Tip: The Ted Van Heemst Stakes is a key lead-up to the Perth Cup each summer
The C.B. Cox Stakes – now known as the Ted Van Heemst Stakes – is one of the key races of the annual Perth Summer Racing Carnival and takes place at Ascot Racecourse on a Saturday in late December.
Run a fortnight later after the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m), the Group 2 Ted Van Heemst Stakes is contested at weight-for-age over 2100m and offers $400,000 in total prize money. It is the sole Group race on the Perth race card at the summer meeting and is supported by the $100,000 Listed Starstruck Classic (1600m) for local milers. The Kingston Town Classic – Ted Van Heemst Stakes double was most recently completed by Pounamu (2017).
The Ted Van Heemst Stakes makes a good lead-up to the Group 2 $500,000 Perth Cup (2400m) back at the track in late December or early January and the double was last completed by Delicacy (2015-16).
The latest edition of the Ted Van Heemst Stakes ran on Saturday December 23, 2017 .
2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Results
- 1st: #1 Pounamu
- 2nd: #2 Material Man
- 3rd: #3 Zarantz
Ted Van Heemst Stakes Race Info
- Date: Saturday December 23, 2017
- Track: Ascot Racecourse
- Distance: 2100m
- Conditions: Weight-for-age
- Status: Group 2
- Prize Money: $400,000
- First Run: 1914
2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Results
The full Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order will be published below once the race is run and won on Saturday December 23, 2017 .
The 2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Results saw the Kingston Town Classic winner Pounamu narrowly edge out and out stay the pace-setter Material Man who ran second as the beaten favourite. It was the same quinella as the Kingston Town Classic, and both gun stayers are set to back-up in the Perth Cup field on New Year’s Day.
|1||1||POUNAMU||Alan Mathews||Patrick Carbery||–||4||59kg||$2.60|
|2||2||MATERIAL MAN||Justin Warwick||Ms Lucy Warwick||0.3L||5||59kg||$2.05F|
|3||3||ZARANTZ||Adam Durrant||Chris Parnham||4.25L||6||59kg||$9|
|4||7||COSMIC STORM||Grant & Alana Williams||Jarrad Noske||4.25L||3||57kg||$9.50|
|5||5||SUNSET SUPERMAN||Brett Pope||Daniel Staeck||4.75L||1||59kg||$81|
|6||4||DARK MUSKET||Graeme Ballantyne||Clint Johnston-Porter||5.5L||2||59kg||$31|
|–||8||SHINTA MANI||Sharon Miller||Jason Whiting||–||0||–||–|
|–||6||TRAP FOR FOOLS||Lindsey Smith||Alan Kennedy||–||0||–||–|
Ted Van Heemst Stakes Betting
Ted Van Heemst Stakes betting markets are released the week of the race once the official field of Perth Cup hopefuls is announced. Proven Perth performers dominate the Ted Van Heemst Stakes betting markets, bookies favouring the best out of the Kingston Town Classic in the lead-up.
Genuine staying types and those with a good Ascot strike-rate sit at the top of the Ted Van Heemst Stakes markets and the favourites have a gun recent record in the race. The last double-figure CB Cox Stakes winner was God Has Spoken ($14 in 2011) who backed-up with a Perth Cup second next start at a similar price.
2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Odds
The season’s best Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2017 betting odds will be provided below on the season’s summer stayers so stay tuned for the top Perth racing markets.
Ted Van Heemst Stakes Field
The summer’s Ted Van Heemst Stakes field attracts a line-up of mainly WA-trained stayers heading towards a run over the mile and a half back at Ascot in the Perth Cup.
Many of the runners in the Ted Van Heemst Stakes field are graduates from the Kingston Town Classic held a fortnight before. Recent Ted Van Heemst / CB Cox Stakes winners to come out of the Kingston Town include Pounamu (2017) who did the double, Delicacy (2nd in 2015), Railway Stakes winner Elite Belle (3rd in 2014) and Ihtsahymn who completed the double in 2013.
2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Field
The official Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2017 Final Field & Barriers will be published in full below the week of the race so stay tuned to see what Perth stayers making the starting line-up this season.
The 2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes field attracted just eight runners including last start Kingston Town Classic winner Pounamu and the flying Trap For Fools who has an earlier run just three days prior in the Listed A.T.A. Stakes and who heads all-in Perth Cup odds this summer.
|No.||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp. Rating|
|1||1x4963x161||POUNAMU||Alan Mathews||Patrick Carbery||4||59kg||107|
|2||31114×1452||MATERIAL MAN||Justin Warwick||Lucy Warwick||5||59kg||102|
|3||726122×075||ZARANTZ||Adam Durrant||Chris Parnham||8||59kg||98|
|4||6356×00854||DARK MUSKET||Graeme Ballantyne||Clint Johnston-Porter||2||59kg||74|
|5||327×997988||SUNSET SUPERMAN||Brett Pope||Daniel Staeck||1||59kg||62|
|6||2611211111||TRAP FOR FOOLS||Lindsey Smith||Alan Kennedy||6||58kg||94|
|7||x1511x4600||COSMIC STORM||Grant & Alana Williams||Jarrad Noske||3||57kg||93|
|8||0432221656||SHINTA MANI||Sharon Miller||Jason Whiting||7||57kg||85|
Ted Van Heemst Stakes Tips
Top Ted Van Heemst Stakes tips include looking for proven stayers with past winning form over the distance, locally-trained hopes with a good Ascot record and the graduates running on well in the Kingston Town Classic the start before.
Runners under $10 in betting have a dominant recent record so tipping an in-form galloper at singles is also a good Ted Van Heemst Stakes tip.
2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Tips
Our Ladbrokes’ insider Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2017 tips and Perth racing selections on the staying clash this summer will be detailed below the week of the race so stay tuned for the gallopers to back and sack in the lucrative Group 2 W.A. race.
- 1st: #1 POUNAMU
- 2nd: #6 TRAP FOR FOOLS
- 3rd: #2 MATERIAL MAN
Ted Van Heemst Stakes Form Guide
The Ted Van Heemst Stakes form guide features all the crucial information punters need to place a wager on the summer staying showdown including the jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up form of the runners in the race.
In recent years the CB Cox Stakes / Ted Van Heemst Stakes form has stacked up plenty of times in the Perth Cup the next month as well as in the next year’s Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival features like the Group 2 CF Orr Stakes (1400m). The 2012 CB Cox Stakes winner Mr Moet ran second in the 2013 CF Orr Stakes.
2017 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Form Guide
A link to a comprehensive Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2017 Form Guide will be provided for punters below once final acceptances close.
CB Cox Stakes / Ted Van Heemst Stakes Results
Short-priced favourites have dominated the C.B. Cox Stakes / Ted Van Heemst Stakes results over the past decade. Notable recent CB Cox Stakes winners include Delicacy (2015), Ihtsahymn (2013), Mr Moet (2012) and Lords Ransom (2009).
CB Cox / Ted Van Heemst Stakes Winners
|2016||Perfect Reflection||Fathoms Of Gold||Ihtsahymn||2.14.13|
|2015||Delicacy||Black Heart Bart||Bass Strait||2:14.3|
|2014||Elite Elle||Red Blast||Bass Strait||2:14.8|
|2012||Mr Moet||Chester Road||Road Ranger||2:19.8|
|2011||God Has Spoken||Kincaple||Ranger||2:09.8|
|2010||Colour Correct||Admiring||Big Ted||2.08.7|
|2009||Lords Ransom||Largo Lad||Dante’s Banquet||2:08.8|
|2008||Gilded Venom||Annenkov||The Fuzz||2:08.7|
|2007||Cats Fun||Westerly Breeze||Guyno||2:30.5|
|2006||Daka’s Gem =1||Scenic Shot =1||Ramiro||2:32.5|
|2005||Early Express||Blevvo||Bon Argent||2:29.4|
|2004||Free At Last||Laetare||Black Tom||2:30.9|
|2003||Celtus||Higgins Gold||Free At Last||2:32.6|
|2002||Bold Mirage||Tumeric||Alibi Bay||2:32.3|
|2001||Never Blue||Finito||Lottila Bay||2:32.3|
|2000||Old Money||Lottila Bay||Grand Turismo||2:30.8|