Held for three-year-old fillies only, the Flight Stakes is a unique Group 1 held during the Sydney Spring Carnival. Randwick hosts the $500,000 feature.

    Oohood scores her biggest career win in the Flight Stakes

    Flight Stakes Betting Tips

    We will have final-field tips for the Flight Stakes when it is released three days prior to the running, however, punters can bet into the market around four months before the Flight Stakes is run. 

    Bookmakers offer a comprehensive 2019 Flight Stakes market with all the major runners covered.

    Flight Stakes Odds

    Bookmakers don’t currently have any odds available for the 2019 Flight Stakes but we will update them when they are released.

    Flight Stakes Bookmaker Offers

    The following bookmaker are offering Flight Stakes bonus bet deals.  

    Flight Stakes History

    First run in 1947 when Nizam’s Ring scored the win, the Flight Stakes has been a launching pad for many of Australia’s top fillies. 

    Gaining Group 1 status in 1985, the Flight Stakes has since been one of the must-win races for any female thoroughbred.

    Past winners include champion thoroughbreds Sunline, Samantha Miss, More Joyous and Guelph. 

    Named after Australian Hall of Fame mare Flight, the Flight Stakes is a part of the Epsom meeting, which features a total of three Group 1’s. 

    It remains one of the feature races for the fillies and it has often kick-started many successful careers.

    Flight Stakes Field

    The field for the 2019 Flight Stakes won’t be confirmed until early October when RISA releases the final field, barrier draw and weights. 

    The Flight Stakes field consists of around 14 runners. 

    The field is determined by prize money, class and various other handicapping factors. 

    Flight Stakes Form Guide

    Punters should look at the form out of the Tea Rose Stakes when doing selections for the Flight Stakes.
    The Tea Rose, in recent years, has accounted for 75% of the winners or placegetters for the Flight Stakes, so it’s a race worth keeping an eye on. 

    Another good form race is the Furious Stakes, which runs a few weeks before the Flight Stakes. Many winners have come out of that race. 

    Overall, favourites have a good record in the Flight Stakes and the quality fillies typically shine.

    There have been some upsets but punters should look towards the best-performed fillies when making Flight Stakes bets. 

    Flight Stakes Previous Winners

    2016Global Glamour
    2015Speak Fondly
    2014First Seal
    2010Secret Admirer
    2009More Joyous
    2008Samantha Miss
    2007No race
    2006Cheeky Choice
    2005Fashions Afield
    2002Royal Purler
    2001Ha Ha

    Flight Stakes Live Streaming

    Punters can livestream the Flight Stakes at Beteasy or bet365. The Australian-based bookmakers shows all Australian and New Zealand racing live and all you need to do is have a positive account balance. 

    To live stream the 2019 Flight Stakes, sign up with Beteasy or bet365. 

    Flight Stakes Race Schedule

    Below are the dates, times and betting schedule for the Flight Stakes and the 8 supporting races on the big card. 

    DateOctober 5, 2019
    ConditionsSet Weights
    Prize Money$500,000
    Age3YO fillies

    The Flight Stakes is one of 9 quality betting races, which also includes the Premiere Stakes, Epsom Handicap and The Metropolitan. 

    It’s one of the best betting meetings of the year in Sydney. 

    Race 1: Gimcrack Stakes 
    Race 2: Breeders’ Plate 
    Race 3: Dulcify Quality 
    Race 4: Hill Stakes 
    Race 5: Premiere Stakes 
    Race 6: Flight Stakes 
    Race 7: Epsom Handicap 
    Race 8: The Metropolitan 
    Race 9: Rating 88 

    Flight Stakes Barrier Draw

    We will have all barrier draws available when the draw is done during the week of the 2019 Flight Stakes. 

    The barrier draw is a big tool used by punters to make their early bets.

    Flight Stakes 2018 Result

    1st – Oohood 
    2nd - Fiesta 
    3rd - Nakeeta Jane 

    Oohood scored her first career win when taking out the 2018 Flight Stakes. She had been running well in Group 1 races prior to her break through win.   

    2018 Flight Stakes Replay

    The 2018 Flight Stakes replay shows Oohood storming over the top to score her biggest career win.

    Oohood wins the Flight Stakes

    Flight Stakes FAQ

    When is the 2019 Flight Stakes? 

    The 2019 Flight Stakes runs on Saturday October 5, 2019. 

    How long is the Flight Stakes? 

    The middle-distance contest is run over 1600m. 

    Where is the Flight Stakes held? 

    The Flight Stakes is held at Randwick, which is located in Sydney, Australia. 

    What time does the Flight Stakes run? 

    The Flight Stakes is held at 3:25pm. 

    Who won the 2018 Flight Stakes? 

    Oohood won the 2018 Flight Stakes. 

    Who won the 2017 Flight Stakes? 


    What’s the prize money for the 2019 Flight Stakes? 

    $500,000 is the total prize pool for the 2019 Flight Stakes.