William Reid Stakes

2021 William Reid Stakes Details
Date: Friday 19th March
Start time: TBA
Racecourse: Moonee Valley Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Grade: Group 1
Prizemoney: $500,000
Track Surface: Turf
Race Conditions: Weight-for-age, 3YO and Upwards
Type: Thoroughbred

William Reid Stakes 2021

The 2021 William Reid Stakes is a Group One Race at 1,200m.

It is a Group One Sprint for 3YO runners and upwards.

It is held at Moonee Valley on Friday March 19.

This is the only Melbourne Autumn Group One at the Valley.

The 2020 William Reid Stakes was taken out by the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Loving Gaby.

Gytrash and Bivouac took out second and third place respectively.

William Reid Stakes Classic Tips

2021 William Reid Stakes Field

The 2021 WRS field has not yet been released.

2021 William Reid Stakes Best Bets

While there’s all sorts of uncertainty about the weather in Sydney, we’ve got a mouth watering Group 1 sprint to watch on Friday night, with the 2021 William Reid Stakes upon us!

Let’s take a look at each and every runner going around at The Valley…

1 – Hey Doc – $15 πŸ’°

On his day he could certainly win this, loves the track and trip and took out the Manikato Stakes in the spring. He was very ordinary first up and would need to significantly improve to figure, can throw in wider exotics if you’re a fan.

2 – Kementari – $27 πŸ‘€πŸ†πŸ’°

He’s a very hard horse to catch, but he did beat Celebrity Queen last start, who went on to win the Oakleigh Plate, which is great form for this. Monster price and it’s easy to have him onside as a knockout chance.

3 – Elite Street – $67

Big price but don’t think he’s returned the same horse he was when he won the Winterbottom Stakes in the spring.

4 – Indian Pacific – $27 πŸ‘€πŸ†πŸ’°

How tough is this galloper? Monster run in the Newmarket Handicap and maps reslly well again here. Has to be a big chance at the odds.

5 – Ancestry – $7.50

Was shocking in the Oakleigh Plate then bounced back to win at listed level last start. Would have to put in a career best performance and negotiate a tricky draw to be in contention. Happy to be against.

6 – Masked Crusader – $9.50 πŸ‘€πŸ†πŸ’°

We’re getting a big price about a supremely talented horse here, weaved through the pack and flashed home late to prove he’s up to Group 1 standard in the Canterbury Stakes last start. Will need luck from barrier 2 but has to be big a chance.

7 – Flit – $34

Has drawn well and has D Oliver onboard but you couldn’t back her with confidence with the performances she’s turned in this preparation.

8 – Libertini – $5 πŸ’°

Obviously a classy galloper with claims to be the best horse in the race, but her jump out didn’t look great and she may be set for something bigger and better later on this preparation in Sydney.

9 – Pippie – $16

Didn’t look great in the Lightning Stakes and her best work isn’t over the 1200m. Against her here.

10 – Bella Vella – $34

Resumed well in the Challenge Stakes, but is more of a 1000m type and will be running out of steam late.

11 – Brooklyn Hustle – $13 πŸ‘€πŸ’°

She’s been enormous this preparation with bad luck on both occasions, but that’s always going to happen with her get back racing style. Can have her in exotics at the double figures.

12 – Portland Sky – $13

Very honest galloper who has now got a Group 1 win next to his name. Hard to talk you out of backing him, but think he’s running into a few with a bit more x factor here.

13 – September Run – $5 πŸ’°

At her best she can win this, but was very plain in the Newmarket when hot favourite and she had the race put on for her. Can forgive her the run but is she right to go at the short quote?

14 – Swats That – $13 πŸ‘€πŸ’°

Was just okay in the Newmarket, likes the track and trip, can throw her in exotics.

Tip: 6-4-2-14

2021 William Reid Stakes Trifecta Tips

The 2021 WRS field has not yet been released.

William Reid Stakes Favourite

The 2021 WRS field has not yet been released.

William Reid Stakes Results

2020 William Reid Stakes Field

NoHorseTrainerJockeyBarrierWeightHcp Rating
1SCALES OF JUSTICELindsey SmithDean Yendall358.5kg113
2ROCK MAGICChris GangemiMichael Dee1158.5kg105
3GYTRASHGordon RichardsMark Zahra458.5kg111
4VITAL SILVERDaniel & Ben PearceJye McNeil958.5kg106
5ZOUTORIMathew Ellerton & Simon ZahraDamian Lane258.5kg107
6MYSTIC JOURNEYAdam TrinderAnthony Darmanin656.5kg114
7PIPPIEJohn & Chris MeagherBen Melham1056.5kg108
8EMBRACE ME (NZ)Danny O’BrienDamien Oliver756.5kg93
9BIVOUACJames CummingsHugh Bowman156kg116
10EXCEEDANCEMichael, Wayne & John HawkesTommy Berry856kg110
11LOVING GABYCiaron Maher & David EustaceCraig Williams554kg112

2020 William Reid StakesWinner & Placings

ResultsBest OddsMargin
111Β Loving Gaby$6/$1.831:09.44
23Β Gytrash$3.91.25L
39Β Bivouac$1.292.75L

William Reid Stakes 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 William Reid Stakes
Place BetPlace a bet on the horse you think will place in the top three in the 2021 William Reid Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but the odds are safer
Each-Way BetPlace a bet on the horse you think will win the William Reid Stakes, 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 willΒ  finish 1st and 2nd in the any order in the William Reid Stakes
Exacta BetPlace a bet on the horses you think willΒ  finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order in the William Reid Stakes
Trifecta BetPlace a bet on the horses you think willΒ  finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order in the William Reid Stakes
First FourPlace a bet on the horses you think willΒ  finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the correct order in the William Reid Stakes
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 William Reid Stakes to place a Quaddie

2021 William Reid Stakes Questions

William Reid Stakes Prize Money

The William Reid Stakes prize money is a lofty $500,000.

Who won the 2020 William Reid Stakes?

The 2020 William Reid Stakes was taken out by Loving Gaby. Craig Williams was the winning jockey.

How to place a bet on William Reid Stakes?

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

When is William Reid Stakes?

The William Reid Stakes is hosted on Friday 19th of March 2021.

Where is the William Reid Stakes?

The William Reid Stakes is held at Moonee Valley Racecourse. This is the night before Golden Slipper Day, where there are five Group 1 Races in Sydney. These include the Ranvet Stakes, The Galaxy, the Golden Slipper, George Ryder Stakes and Rosehill Guineas.
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