Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2021

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Coolmore Stud Stakes Quick Facts

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DateSaturday, 30th October, 2021
Start TimeTBA
RacecourseFlemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Distance1,200 metres
GradeGroup 1

Coolmore Stud Stakes Introduction

The Coolmore Stud Stakes is a Group 1 race which takes place each year in October. The race in 2021 will be held on Saturday 30th October at Flemington Racecourse. Looking back to the race in 2020, it was won by September Run.

The Coolmore Stud Stakes is a 1,200m Group 1 sprint held at Flemington Racecourse in Victoria. It is for three-year-olds, has set weights and a $1 million prize pool. In 2021, it will be run on Saturday, October 30, the same day as the Victoria Derby.

Freestone won the first edition of Coolmore Stud Stakes in 1863. Back then it was for two-year-olds, however, as of 1969, it’s been a three-year-old race. Some greats of the turf have been successful in the Group 1 over the years, including Manikato, Alinghi and Weekend Hussler.

Chris Waller managed to win the Coolmore Stud Stakes three straight times in the early-to-mid 2010s. In 2013 he trained Zoustar to victory and that success was followed by wins with Brazen Beau and Japonisme.

September Run won the most recent Coolmore Stud Stakes in 2020 with a time of 1:09:61. However, Ferocity recorded the fastest time in the race over the last 20 years, running 1:08.35 in 2005.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Tips 2021

The Coolmore Stud Stakes is a 1,200 meter Australian Group 1 race that brings some of the best sprinters in the country to Flemington Racecourse in Victoria. Our expert tipsters will put together a short list of Coolmore Stud Stakes tips to look out for in the leadup to the big race.

As nominations for the 2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes are still open, it is hard to provide any updates at this time. However, when looking at the futures markets for the 2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes, Mick Price and Michael Kent’s Profiteer is on the top line of betting, being priced as the $6.50 favourite. The three year old colt’s rise up the charts is off the back of two victories and a second placed finish in his last three official rides.

We will list The Sharks’ Coolmore Stud Stakes best tips for the race this year closer to the time of the race. Make sure you check back on this page for updates!

Coolmore Stud Stakes Tips From Experts

Our tips are not out for the Coolmore Stud Stakes in 2021 as it is too far out from the event. But the good news is that when the final field for the Coolmore Stud Stakes is announced, we will provide guidance on each and every runner in the 2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes.

You will find all this information below, when it becomes available. Stay tuned!

Coolmore Stud Stakes Betting 2021

Like many of the top Group 1’s in the Spring Racing Carnival, the Coolmore Stud Stakes has a mixed betting history and there are a lot of important factors to consider before betting at Flemington. Make sure you have a read on below before you place your bets:

Should I Bet On The Favourite in the Coolmore Stud Stakes?

The Coolmore Stud Stakes has a mixed betting history, with two of the last five winners saluting with a starting price inside $6. There has also been some value in that period of time, with 2015 winner Japonisme racing to victory at $21 odds.

Is Previous Form in the Coolmore Stud Stakes a Good Indicator of Future Success?

Like any race, the form and success of a horse entering the Coolmore Stud Stakes is important. Considering the Coolmore Stud Stakes is a three year old sprint, other races that fix this criteria are always good to keep an eye on in the lead up to this race.

Races such as the Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes at Caulfield, the Group 2 Danehill Stakes at Flemington, the Listed Poseidon Stakes at Flemington, the Group 3 Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield and the Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes at Moonee Valley, are all good indicators.


Traditionally, horse owners have targeted the Coolmore Stud Stakes with colts, due to its reputation for being a stallion-making race. This reputation is derived from colts dominating the longer history of this race.

However, in recent years fillies have come into their own with six fillies winning the race between 2004 and 2020, including Alinghi in 2004, Gold Edition in 2006, Headway in 2009, Nechita in 2012, Sunlight in 2018 and September Run in 2020.


More often than not, weight is an important factor that must be considered before making a bet on any race. However, the  Coolmore Stud Stakes is an exception to this suggestion, as it is a set weight event.


Age is also another distinctive factor in determining a winner of any race in Melbourne’s Spring Carnival, however the Coolmore Stud Stakes is the only Group 1 sprint race on the Victorian racing calendar that is exclusively restricted to three-year-olds.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Best Bets

Our Coolmore Stud Stakes best bets for 2021 are not out just yet, make sure you keep an eye out on this page as we will provide more details about our best bets when the final field is announced.

You will find our best bets below once available. Stay tuned!

Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds 2021

As the Coolmore Stud Stakes is the premier sprint for three-year-olds over the Victorian Spring Carnival, bookies look to release odds for the race several months prior to the field being set.

All horses that are likely to run in the upcoming Coolmore Stud Stakes are given odds by bookmakers so punters can participate in what is known as futures betting. Futures betting occurs when a betting market is available before the final field is known, allowing punters to get in early on a horse that they believe will both make it into the final field and win or place in the race.

Here are the current odds for the top 10 favorites in the 2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes, courtesy of Sportsbet:

Name:Odds To Win:Odds To Place:
Stay Inside8.002.80
Artorius 10.003.30
Ingratiating 14.004.20
Captivant 15.004.60
Crystal Bound15.004.60

(Odds current as of early August, 2021.)

Coolmore Stud Stakes Field 2021

When looking at a horse racing field, it is essentially just the lineup of horses that will be taking part in any given race. As a $1 million Group 1 race, the Coolmore Stud Stakes has a strong field that includes many of the best three-year-old sprinters in the country. In 2021, nominations for the race close on October 25 and final acceptances are on October 27.

With the 2021 Coolmore Stud Stakes field yet to be determined, let’s take a look back at the 2020 field, headlined by winner September Run:

1. Farnan (57kg)10Glen BossG Waterhouse & A Bott
2. Wild Ruler (57kg)14James McDonaldP & P Snowden
3. Mamaragan (57kg)7Hugh BowmanJohn Thompson
4. Glenfiddich (57kg)3Luke NolenPeter G Moody
5. Ranting (NZ) (57kg)8Ben MelhamL & T Corstens
6. Doubtland (57kg)1William PikeM, W & J Hawkes
7. Anders (57kg)2Mark ZahraC Maher & D Eustace
8. Holyfield (57kg)13Jamie KahC Maher & D Eustace
9. Extra Time (57kg)4Kerrin McEvoyL Macdonald & A Gluyas
10. Our Playboy (57kg)11Michael DeeM Price & M Kent (Jnr)
11. Flying Award (57kg)5Damien OliverDanny O’Brien
12. Swats That (55kg)9John AllenL & T Corstens
13. Muntaseera (55kg)6Jye McNeilC Maher & D Eustace
14. September Run (55kg)12Craig WilliamsChris Waller

Coolmore Stud Stakes Results 2021

With the race yet to be run, we still don’t know what the Coolmore Stud Stakes results for 2021 will be! However, check back in after the race and we will have all of the information on how the big race went and what the results are.

Looking back at last year, Craig Williams saddled up on the Chris Waller trained September Run, which was one of three fillies competing in the 2020 Coolmore Stud Stakes. Often regarded as a ‘stallion making race’, September Run took a dominant wide position in the sprint at Flemington before she pulled away to win the race by almost two lengths. Swats That, who is also a filly, ran second at the 2020 Coolmore Stud Stakes, while Wild Ruler finished in third.

You’ve read the words, now watch the video! Have a squiz below at the 2020 Coolmore Stud Stakes race:

Here are the results from the Coolmore Stud Stakes in 2020:

1st14. September Run (55kg)Craig Williams
2nd12. Swats That (55kg)John Allen1.75L
3rd2. Wild Ruler (57kg)James McDonald1.85L
4th6. Doubtland (57kg)William Pike3.6L
5th13. Muntaseera (55kg)Jye McNeil4.35L
6th10. Our Playboy (57kg)Michael Dee4.85L
7th3. Mamaragan (57kg)Hugh Bowman5.05L
8th5. Ranting (NZ) (57kg)Ben Melham7.3L
9th9. Extra Time (57kg)Kerrin McEvoy7.7L
10th1. Farnan (57kg)Glen Boss8.95L
11th11. Flying Award (57kg)Damien Oliver9.95L
12th4. Glenfiddich (57kg)Luke Nolen10.25L
13th8. Holyfield (57kg)Jamie Kah13.25L
14th7. Anders (57kg)Mark Zahra15.25L

Coolmore Stud Stakes Winners

The results for the upcoming Coolmore Stud Stakes are not yet available, but in the meantime, you can have a look below at all the recent past winners:

2020September RunSwats ThatWild Ruler
2018SunlightZousainLean Mean Machine
2017Merchant NavyInvincible StarFormality
2016Flying ArtieAsternStar Turn
2015JaponismeKeen ArrayCounterattack
2014Brazen BeauDelectationKuro
2013ZoustarNot Listenin’tomeLion Of Belfort
2012NechitaJolie BayShamexpress
2011SepoyFoxwedgeSatin Shoes
2010Star WitnessCurtanaShrapnel

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