Coolmore Classic Tips & Betting Advice
2019 Coolmore Classic
|Date||Saturday 16 March|
|Race Type||Quality Handicap|
|Age||3YO and Upwards, Fillies and Mares|
COOLMORE CLASSIC BETTING SELECTIONS & TIPS
Our experts will have their pre-race predictions and Coolmore Classic betting selections available for the Group 1 race.
Some key pointers are:
- There is no single lead-up race to concentrate on
- Three-year-olds have a poor record in recent times
- Horses drawn low have a poor record
WHERE TO BET ON THE COOLMORE CLASSIC
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COOLMORE CLASSIC HISTORY & GUIDE
The Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) takes place at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse annually in March during the Sydney Autumn Carnival and is a premier race for fillies and mares.
With $600,000 in prizemoney, it attracts the best mile/middle distance horses from Australia and and is part of a fantastic day of racing that includes the Group 2 Todman Slipper Trial (1200m), Group 2 Ajax Stakes (1500m) and the Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m).
The registered name of the race is Thomas Arthur David (TAD) Kennedy Stakes and was named after former horse trainer and Sydney Turf Club Committeeman Thomas Kennedy.
It was first run in 1973 when won by Miss Personality and has grown in stature to become one of the Sydney Autumn Carnival’s most revered races.
The Coolmore Classic is run under handicap conditions over and is open to fillies and mares aged three years and upward.
The winner of the race is exempt from ballot for the Doncaster Mile (1600m) held at Randwick Racecourse three weeks later.
Some classy female gallopers have won the race, including Vicenza (1975), Emancipation (1984), Skating (1993), Sunline (2000 & 2002), Tuesday Joy (2007), Typoon Tracy (2009) and more recently Appearance (2013), Peeping (2016), Heavens Above (2017) and Daysee Doom (2018).
Coolmore Classic Winners (Since 2000)
|2014||Steps In Time|
ROSEHILL RACECOURSE TRACK DESCRIPTION
Rosehill Racecourse consists of four long sweeping turns and horses that have drawn an inside gate are advantaged.
It is difficult to lead all the way when the rail is in the true position, but when the rail is out 4 metres or more, all runners are provided an even opportunity.
ROSEHILL RACECOURSE HISTORY
Rosehill hosts nine Group 1 races throughout the year, during both the spring and autumn carnivals in Sydney.
The Golden Slipper sees the best two-year-old descend on Rosehill chasing one of Australia’s most prized races.
Founded in 1947, the Rosehill Racecourse is home to the richest two-year-old race in the world, the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes.
First held in 1957 the juvenile sprint was won by Todman by an impressive 8 length margin.
The prestigious The BMW (2400m) is also held at Rosehill and has been won by champion racehorses such as: Hyperno (1978), Kingston Town (1980), Bonecrusher (1986) and Octagonal (1996 & 97).
The track is approximately 23 kilometres to the west of Sydney’s city centre and offers quality viewing for punters having modern three tiered stands with bars, restaurants and betting facilities.