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    Worth half a million dollars, the George Main Stakes is a key build up race towards the Epsom Handicap. We have your full guide to the event.

    Winx
    Winx has recorded three-straight wins in the George Main.

    George Main Stakes Betting Tips

    The George Main Stakes is a key build up race towards the Epsom Handicap so it pays to take a look at the Epsom markets to see which runners are looking for a ballot exempt ticket.

    In the week leading into the Group 1 event visit this page for our detailed look at the markets and our George Main Stakes betting tips heading into the $500,000 feature.

    George Main Stakes Odds

    The George Main Stakes is a Group 1 event that while it is coveted, is leading towards the Epsom Handicap, which means if a favourite for the Epsom is looking for a ballot exemption they will be going in as a short priced elect in both events.

    Once the fields are set check back right here for complete market updates and George Main Stakes odds ahead of the September feature.

    George Main Stakes Bookmaker Offers

    The George Main Stakes is a Group 1 event that the bookmakers usually target given it is a popular event on the Sydney calendar.

    Bookmakers like Neds and Sportsbet both delivered George Main Stakes bookmaker offers, which included bonus bet specials on the feature event of the day.

    George Main Stakes History

    The George Main Stakes, named after former chairman the Australian Jockey Club, has existed for over 60 years on the Sydney racing landscape.

    First ran over the 1000m distance, the George Main Stakes was moved to the mile journey in 1972, the trip it is ran over to this day.

    While the $500,000 is an enticing prize, the ballot exemption towards the Epsom Handicap is the ticket most competitors are after.

    Winx is the undisputed queen of the George Main Stakes, winning the race three-straight times. She also recorded the fastest-ever time in the George Main, winning in 1.33.65 in 2017.

    George Main Stakes Field

    The George Main Stakes field is usually locked in a week before the race is set to take place. 

    Check back in the days leading up to the George Main Stakes for our tips and the full field for the Group 1 feature.

    George Main Stakes Form Guide

    The George Main Stakes is a 1600m race that sees the best milers in the country aiming to gain that ballot exempt position into Epsom Handicap.

    This means following the best horses that are racing over the mile is your best bet, as well as following which horses ran in the Doncaster Mile earlier in the year.

    Check back closer to the race date for our detailed George Main Stakes form guide.

    George Main Stakes Previous Winners

    Year
    Winner
    2018Winx
    2017Winx
    2016Winx
    2015Kermadec
    2014Sacred Falls
    2013Streama
    2012Shoot Out
    2011Sincero
    2010More Joyous
    2009Road To Rock
    2008Mentality
    2007Race Not Held
    2006Racing To Win
    2005Mr Celebrity
    2004Grand Armee
    2003Lonhro
    2002Defier
    2001Viscount
    2000Adam

    George Main Stakes Live Streaming

    The George Main Stakes is part of the Sydney spring carnival, which means the only online bookmaker that offers live streaming on the race is BetEasy.

    All you need to do is sign up at BetEasy and you can watch the George Main Stakes via their live stream.

    George Main Stakes Race Schedule

    There are a number of other group races on George Main Stakes Day, with the feature being the sixth race on the card.

    DateSaturday, September 14, 2019
    TimeTBA
    TrackRandwick
    Distance1600m
    ConditionsWeight for age
    Prize Money$500,000
    Age3YO+

    The other races on the George Main Stakes are as follows.

    Race 1: Highway Handicap
    Race 2: Heritage Stakes
    Race 3: Shoot Out Mile
    Race 4: The Shorts
    Race 5: Bill Ritchie Handicap
    Race 6: George Main Stakes
    Race 7: Darley Tea Rose Stakes
    Race 8: Kingston Town Stakes
    Race 9: Benchmark 88

    George Main Stakes Barrier Draw

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

    The barrier draw is a big tool used by punters to make their early bets, so check back closer to the race for the detailed draw.

    George Main Stakes 2018 Result

    1st - Winx
    2nd - Le Romain
    3rd - Egg Tart
    Winx
    Winx took out the 2018 George Main Stakes, her third-straight win in the Group 1 event.

    George Main Stakes FAQ

    When is the 2019 George Main Stakes? 

    The 2019 George Main Stakes runs on Saturday September 14, 2019. 

    How long is the George Main Stakes? 

    This contest is run over 1600m. 

    Where is the George Main Stakes held? 

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

    What time does the George Main Stakes run? 

    The George Main Stakes is held at 3:10pm. 

    Who won the 2018 George Main Stakes? 

    Winx won the 2018 Winx Stakes – her third consecutive victory. 

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

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








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