Kingsford Smith Cup Betting Tips

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The Kingsford Smith Cup is one of the premier races during the winter racing carnival but it is not considered a top-tier sprinting race on the entire landscape.

This means unexpected horses can jump up and steal a win in this event.

Blackbook experts proviide our Kingsford Smith Cup betting tips and wagering strategy.

Kingsford Smith Cup Odds

The Kingston Smith Cup isn't a huge race on the Australian racing landscape which means markets and odds aren't open as early as they would for other Group 1 features.

However, in the week leading up to the Kingsford Smith Cup we'll have your market updates and fixed odds right here.

Kingsford Smith Cup Field & Barrier Draw

The field for the Kingsford Smith Cup is confirmed in early May each year when the competitors are settled.

The Kingsford Smith Cup final field is decided in the week leading up to the event which means the barrier draw is performed three days out from race time.

Kingsford Smith Cup Bookmaker Offers

The Kingsford Smith Cup is a staple of the Queensland racing scene which means any bookie worth their salt will offer promotions and other bonus bet specials on the race.

The companies below should deliver Kingsford Smith Cup bookmaker offers.

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Kingsford Smith Cup Form Guide

The Kingsford Smith Cup can be hard to gauge with the best sprinters sometimes already being turned out after the TJ Smith Stakes.

Still, there are quality sprinters that take to the Kingsford Smith Cup, but finding a winner can be tough in this event. 

Our team of experts will deliver a Kingsford Smith Cup form guide prior to the race so check back right here for a detailed betting strategy.

Kingsford Smith Cup History

First held in 1964, the Kingsford Smith Cup is one of Brisbane's best sprinting races.

Inaugurated as the J.T. Delaney Quality Handicap, the race has had a number of names and different distances in its past but the 1300m trip and the Kingsford Smith Cup name were both settled in the last two years.

While the fields in recent years haven't been as strong as they could be, the immortal Black Caviar, Strawberry Road and Apache Cat are all among the winners over the course of the race's 50 year history.

Kingsford Smith Cup Previous Winners

Year
Winner
2023Think About It
2022Apache Chase
2021Vega One
2020Race Not Held
2019The Bostonian
2018Impending
2017Clearly Innocent
2016Malaguerra
2015Hot Snitzel
2014 Famous Seamous
2013Your Song
2012Sea Siren
2011Black Caviar
2010Albert The Fat
2009Duporth
2008Apache Cat
2007Bentley Biscuit
2006Gee I Jane
2005Spark Of Life
2004Thorn Park
2003Falvelon
2002Lord Essex
2001Fritz
2000Falvelon

Kingsford Smith Cup Live Streaming

Punters can live stream the Kingsford Smith Cup at Dabble or Ladbrokes. The Australian-based bookmakers shows all Australian and New Zealand racing live and all you need to do is have a positive account balance. 

For the full guide on how to stream, see our horse racing live streaming guide.

Kingsford Smith Cup FAQs

When is the Kingsford Smith Cup?

The Kingsford Smith Cup runs in late May or early June each year

How long is the Kingsford Smith Cup?

The sprinting contest is run over 1300m.

Where is the Kingsford Smith Cup held?

The Kingsford Smith Cup is held at Eagle Farm, which is located in Brisbane, Australia.

What’s the prize money for the Kingsford Smith Cup?

$700,000 is the total prize pool for the Kingsford Smith Cup.