Newmarket Handicap

2021 Newmarket Handicap Details
Date: Saturday March 6
Start time: 3.25pm
Racecourse: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1200m Sprint
Grade: Group 1
Prizemoney: $1,250,000
Track Surface: Turf
Race Conditions: Handicap
Type: Thoroughbred

Newmarket Handicap 2021

The 2021 Newmarket Handicap is a Group 1 Handicap Race, and is hosted by Flemington Racecourse.

The 2020 Newmarket Handicap was taken out by Bivouac, with an extremely dominant win, with Glen Boss as the Jockey.

Loving Gaby and Gytrash took out second and third respectively.

Newmarket Handicap Tips

2021 Newmarket Handicap Field

1Zoutori (4)J: Luke Currie 57kg T: M Ellerton & S Zahra$21.00$5.50
2Elite Street (11)J: Mark Zahra 56.5kg T: D L Morton$26.00$6.00
3Imaging (5)J: Damian Lane 56.5kg T: C J Waller$15.00$4.00
4Kemalpasa (15)J: Jake Toeroek 56.5kg T: R & C Jolly$20.00$5.50
5Celebrity Queen (6)J: William Pike 56kg T: G & A Williams$14.00$3.80
6Dalasan (13)J: John Allen 55kg T: L Macdonald & A Gluyas$31.00$6.50
7Flit (17)J: Damien Oliver 54.5kg T: James Cummings$19.00$5.00
8Standout (7)J: Michael Walker 54.5kg T: G Ryan & S Alexiou$61.00$11.00
9Bold Star (9)J: Daniel Stackhouse 54kg T: G V Richards$67.00$13.00
10Brooklyn Hustle (10)J: Damien Thornton 54kg T: J Warren & D Krongold$19.00$5.00
11Halvorsen (12)J: Lachlan King 54kg T: R Griffiths & M De Kock$101.00$21.00
12Indian Pacific (3)J: Brad Parnham 54kg T: N D Parnham$26.00$6.00
13Prophet’s Thumb (2)J: Craig Newitt 54kg T: A & S Freedman$41.00$8.00
14September Run (8)J: Craig Williams 54kg T: C J Waller$2.15$1.28
15Sirius Suspect (14)J: Ms Jamie Kah 54kg T: Saab Hasan$14.00$4.00
16Amish Boy (1)J: Dean Yendall 52kg T: C Maher & D Eustace$51.00$9.00
17Prague (16)J: Michael Dee 52kg T: Annabel Neasham$41.00$8.00
18Swats That (18)J: Jye Mcneil 52kg T: L & T Corstens$7.50$2.50

2021 Newmarket Handicap Best Bets

It’s a massive Super Saturday with four Group 1 contests up for grabs, including the time honoured Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

Let’s take a look at each and every runner who are locking horns for the $1.25 million…

1 – Zoutori – $21 💰

Loves the track and trip and is easy to have on your side at the price if you’re looking at betting around the favourite. Can include in exotics.

2 – Elite Street – $27 👀💰

Was off the plane from WA on a Tuesday and straight into the Lightning Stakes where he pulled up with an internal bleed. Has since been back to the jumpouts and looks back to normal. Is already a Group 1 winner, and at his best he can win this.

3 – Imaging – $16

Ran well first up in the Futurity Stakes but just got outmuscled by Streets Of Avalon. Happy to be against at the 1200m, does his best work over the seven furlongs.

4 – Kemalpasa – Scratched

5 – Celebrity Queen – $14 💰

Most of her best form is over the seven furlongs but she came out and won the Oakleigh Plate (1100m) with a huge finish in the inferior part of the track. Goes up 2.5kg and is taking on a tougher field, though you must respect her.

6 – Dalasan – $26

No idea if this horse is a sprinter, a miler, or a stayer, and not sure the camp know either. Easy to have on your side at the price if you’re a fan, but I’m happy to be against him.

7 – Flit – $27

Likes the Flemington straight and could win this at her absolute best, but she’s a hard horse to catch. Won the Silver Eagle last preparation but that form is questionable, with Alligator Blood not being at his best.

8 – Standout – $61 👀💰

Was never suited in the Oakleigh Plate first up, drew horribly and had to do a stack of work. Was running behind the likes of Libertini, Classique Legend, Nature Strip, and Bivouac last prep. Gets the blinkers on here and a kinder draw, is a knockout chance.

9 – Bold Star – $71

Good turn of foot but may get too far back, lacks the class needed to win a Group 1.

10 – Brooklyn Hustle – $21 👀💰

Outstanding explosive finish in the Oakleigh Plate, is yet to win at Flemington or the 1200m, but natural progression could see her right in the finish.

11 – Halvorsen – $101

We’ve seen stranger things happen like Lunar Fox taking out the Caulfield Guineas, but I’d be floored if Halvorsen won this.

12 – Indian Pacific – $27

Outgunned by track specialist Fabergino here last week but that form must be respected. On the quick backup but the 1200m is a bit of a down side.

13 – Prophet’s Thumb – $46

Will get well back and may be giving some very handy types too many lengths. Is a monster price if you’re a fan, but happy to be against.

14 – September Run – $2.20 👀🏆💰

Put together a great spring campaign and was absolutely outstanding when resuming in the Lightning Stakes behind Nature Strip. Is the best horse in the race, and I think only bad luck beats her. If you like backing favourites, it’s tough to see a chink in her armour.

15 – Sirius Suspect – $13 💰

Outstanding track and trip numbers and has J Kah on, which is a massive plus at the moment. Won at Group 3 level last start and this is a big jump, but is in the game if the favourite is off her game.

16 – Amish Boy – $46

Back down in trip, not here.

17 – Prague – $51

Ran quite well in the Eskimo Prince and gets the blinkers on here, could be worth throwing in exotics at the quote.

18 – Swats That – $7 👀🏆💰

Rock bottom in the weights and beat home Bivouac in the Lightning Stakes, and arguably should have beaten September Run in the Coolmore. Looks the main danger.


Tip: 14-18-2-8

💰 = Worth Including in Exotics
👀 = Must Watch
🏆 = Massive Winning Chance

2021 Newmarket Handicap Trifecta Tips

September Run, Swats That, Elite Street

Newmarket Handicap Favourite

September Run is the current favourite at $2.20.

Newmarket Handicap Results

2020 Newmarket Handicap Field

NoHorseTrainerJockeyBarrierWeightHcp Rating
1GYTRASH Gordon RichardsBen Melham 257kg111
2ZOUTORI Mathew Ellerton and Simon ZahraDamian Lane 55kg107 
3DESPATCH Tony and Calvin McEvoyJamie Kah54.5kg106 
4THE INEVITABLE Scott BruntonBrett Prebble13 54.5kg106 
5BIVOUACJames CummingsGlen Boss54kg110 
6EXCEEDANCE Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn11 54kg110 
7HALVORSENRobbie GriffithsAndrew Mallyon53kg97
8MYSTYKO Trevor RogersDean Holland153kg93 
9TOFANE Michael MoroneyMichael Dee10 53kg103 
10TROPE Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes Michael Poy (a)53kg98 
11LOVING GABYCiaron Maher and David EustaceCraig Williams 452.5kg111 
12BANQUODanny O’BrienDean Yendall351kg78 
13LIBERTINIAnthony CummingsJye McNeil1251kg100

2020 Newmarket Handicap Winner & Placings

ResultsBest OddsMargin
211 Loving Gaby$1.852.50L

Newmarket Handicap Betting

Bet TypeHow to Place This Type of Bet
Win BetPlace a bet on the horse you think will be the outright winner (1st place) in the 2021 Newmarket Handicap
Place BetPlace a bet on the horse you think will place in the top three in the 2021 Newmarket Handicap. Pays less than a win bet, but the odds are safer
Each-Way BetPlace a bet on the horse you think will win the Newmarket Handicap, with a safety net of a place bet. If your horse runs 1st, you will collect both the Win and the Place pay-out. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd, you will win only the Place pay-out
Quinellla BetPlace a bet on the horses you think will  finish 1st and 2nd in the any order in the Newmarket Handicap
Exacta BetPlace a bet on the horses you think will  finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order in the Newmarket Handicap
Trifecta BetPlace a bet on the horses you think will  finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order in the Newmarket Handicap
First FourPlace a bet on the horses you think will  finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the correct order in the Newmarket Handicap
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)Place a bet on the winners of four nominated races to win a Quaddie. This means you have to select three other races apart from the Newmarket Handicap to place a Quaddie

Newmarket Handicap Betting

2021 Newmarket Handicap Questions

Newmarket Handicap Prize Money

The Newmarket Handicap boats a whopping prize pool of $1,250,000.

Who won the 2020 Newmarket Handicap?

The 2020 Newmarket Handicap was taken out by Bivouac, trained by James Cummings. The winning jockey was Glen Boss.

How to place a bet on Newmarket Handicap?

You can place a bet on any racing event throughout the year, using any Australian Bookmaker. We recommend Sportsbet.

When is Newmarket Handicap?

The Newmarket Handicap is held on Saturday 6th of March, at a time yet to be determined.

Where is the Newmarket Handicap?

The Newmarket Handicap is hosted by Flemington Racecourse and is one of four Group One Races on the Day. These include the Australian Cup, Newmarket Handicap, alongside the Canterbury Stakes and Randwick Guineas in Sydney.


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