2019 Golden Slipper Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


DateSaturday March 23, 2019
Time4:10pm AEST
TrackRosehill
Distance1200m
StatusGroup 1
ConditionsSet Weights
Prize Money$3.5 million
Age2YO

The Golden Slipper is the most prestigious two-year-old race in the world and with a prize of $3.5 million, it’s also the richest juvenile race in the world. 

Held at Rosehill in late March, the Slipper features the best two-year-old thoroughbreds in Australia, which have qualified to get into the race via their stakes earnings to date. 

Some of Australia’s greatest champions and greatest stud types have won the Golden Slipper and it continues to attract massive interest worldwide during the Australian Autumn Carnival. 

Golden Slipper Date & Time 2019


The 2019 Golden Slipper will run at 4:10pm AEST. For UK punters based in England, the Slipper will be run at 5:10am.

2019 Golden Slipper race card


There are nine races on the Golden Slipper card, which also includes The Galaxy, Rosehill Guineas, George Ryder Stakes and Ranvet Stakes. 

It’s one of the best betting cards on the Australian calendar and with five Group 1 races scheduled, it’s a cracking day for racing purists. 

Race 1: Darby Munro Stakes 
Race 2: Epona Stakes 
Race 3: Manion Cup 
Race 4: Ranvet Stakes 
Race 5: George Ryder Stakes 
Race 6: Rosehill Guineas 
Race 7: Golden Slipper 
Race 8: The Galaxy 
Race 9: Birthday Card Stakes 

Golden Slipper 2019 Betting Tips


We have 2019 Golden Slipper tips available.

2019 Golden Slipper odds


Godolphin heads the market with both Tassort and Magic Millions winner Exhilarates. Classy winners Catch Me and Dawn Passage have attracted attention and debut winners Loving Gaby and Mclaren have also been heavily supported. 

  • Tassort – 4.50 
  • Exhilarates – 8.50 
  • Catch Me – 11.00 
  • Dawn Passage – 11.00 
  • Loving Gaby – 11.00 
  • Mclaren – 11.00 
  • Accession – 15.00 
  • Dubious – 17.00 
  • Time To Reign – 17.00 
  • Amercement – 26.00 
  • Athiri – 26.00 
  • Brooklyn Hustle – 26.00 
  • Covert Ops – 26.00 
  • Hightail – 26.00 
  • Probabeel – 26.00 
  • Rotator – 26.00 
  • Spring Loaded – 26.00 
  • Unite And Conquer – 26.00 
  • Vinicunca – 51.00 
  • Alligator Blood – 51.00 
  • Anaheed – 51.00 
  • Art Collection – 51.00

2019 Golden Slipper field 


The field hasn’t been confirmed but we will post an updated 2019 Golden Slipper field when it is released. 

2019 Golden Slipper barrier draw and final-field


We will update the barrier draw when it is conducted during the week of the race.

Golden Slipper past winners


The past winners’ list for the Golden Slipper is an extensive list of quality thoroughbreds. Some of the more recent winners have gone on to have successful careers as older horses and also the colts have a leg in to a promising stud career.

Year
Winner
2018Estijaab
2017She Will Reign
2016Capitalist
2015Vancouver
2014Mossfun
2013Overreach
2012Pierro
2011Sepoy
2010Crystal Lily
2009Phelan Ready
2008Sebring
2007Forensics
2006Miss Finland
2005Stratum
2004Dance Hero
2003Polar Success
2002Calaway Gal
2001Ha Ha
2000Belle Du Jour

Golden Slipper history 


The Golden Slipper was first run in 1957 and has been associated with the biggest names in Australian horse racing ever since.  

With a stake of $3.5 million, it’s the biggest 2YO race in the world and although there are four other Group 1 races on the card, the Golden Slipper always takes centre stage, especially with punters. 

It’s one of the biggest betting races during the Australian racing calendar and although some punters treat juvenile racing with some trepidation, the Slipper attracts punters with similar force as the Melbourne Cup. 

The first running was taken out by Todman (which lends its name to the Todman Stakes) and the Slipper has been dominated by one family ever since. T.J. Smith and his daughter Gai Waterhouse have 12 wins between them and they have always been known to have their juveniles ready to fire for the big day. 

Bart Cummings, Clarry Connors and Lee Freedman all have four wins, but Waterhouse has a great record of turning her winners into stud prospect. The likes of Sebring didn’t have many starts (five wins from six starts) before heading to stud with the Golden Slipper on its record. 

The Golden Slipper is a race that can change a trainers, jockeys or owners’ life forever and its popularity will always stand near the top of Australian racing. 

2018 Golden Slipper replay


The 2018 Golden Slipper was taken out by Estibjaab.