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    The Underwood is an important lead in to the Melbourne Spring Carnival. We have your guide to the G1 race right here.

    Bonneval wins the 2017 Underwood Stakes.

    Underwood Stakes Betting Tips

    We will release our Underwood Stakes betting tips as the race approaches. 

    Typically run in late September, check back as the warmer months kick in for our detailed look at the markets.

    Underwood Stakes Odds

    The Underwood Stakes fixed and tote markets are usually released in the week leading up to the event, but futures markets are available months in advance of the race.

    Check back here in the week leading into the event for the complete Underwood Stakes odds.

    Underwood Stakes Bookmaker Offers

    The Underwood Stakes is a key race leading into the Caulfield Cup and the bookies know that the punters love this event.

    The following bookmakers should deliver Underwood Stakes bookmaker offers.

    Underwood Stakes History

    The Underwood Stakes is a race steeped in history in Melbourne.

    The key event leading into the Caulfield Cup, the Underwood Stakes was first run and won back in 1924 by Whittier, who ended up defending the crown the year after.

    Gaining Group 1 status in 1979, the event gives the winner a ballot exempt tilt at the Caulfield Cup.

    Some of world's best ever horses sit on the Underwood Stakes honour roll including Phar Lap, Ajax, Octagonal, It's A Dundeel and the New Zealand superstar Bonecrusher.

    Underwood Stakes Field

    The Underwood Stakes field is settled in the week leading up to the event.

    Check back here for our detailed look at the Underwood Stakes field and the barrier draw that follows.

    Underwood Stakes Form Guide

    The Underwood Stakes is the unofficial kick off to the Melbourne Spring Carnival which means the big boys really come out to play.

    In recent times this race has been a launching pad to bigger races later in the campaign with Homesman, Bonneval and Black Heart Bart taking out this race before heading towards prime targets.

    Usually the best galloper takes out this race, but check back here before the race for our detailed Underwood Stakes form guide.

    Underwood Stakes Previous Winners

    2016Black Heart Bart
    2013It's a Dundeel
    2012Ocean Park
    2011Lion Tamer
    2010So You Think
    2009Heart Of Dreams
    2008Weekend Hussler
    2006El Segundo
    2000Oliver Twist

    Underwood Stakes Live Streaming

    Underwood Stakes live streaming can be achieved with most online bookmakers, including Ladbrokes.

    Those wanting to watch any of the Melbourne Spring Carnival features can do so with a Ladbrokes account.

    Underwood Stakes Race Schedule

    Ran in late September, the Underwood Stakes is the headline event of the eponymous race day.

    DateSunday, September 29, 2019
    ConditionsWeight for age
    Prize Money$750,000

    The remainder of the Underwood Stakes race schedule is below.

    Race 1: Benchmark 78
    Race 2: Open Handicap
    Race 3: Inglis Cup
    Race 4: Benchmark 90
    Race 5: Testa Rossa Stakes
    Race 6: Caulfield Guineas Prelude
    Race 7: Thousand Guineas Prelude
    Race 8: Underwood Stakes
    Race 9: Open Handicap

    Underwood Stakes 2018 Result

    1st - Homesman
    2nd - Tosen Basil
    3rd - Humidor
    Homesman outlasts Tosen Basil to claim the 2018 Underwood Stakes.

    Underwood Stakes FAQ

    When is the 2019 Underwood Stakes? 

    The 2019 Underwood runs on Sunday, September 29, 2019. 

    How long is the Underwood Stakes? 

    The staying contest is run over 1800m. 

    Where is the Underwood Stakes held? 

    The Underwood Stakes is held at Caulfield, which is located in Melbourne, Australia. 

    What time does the Underwood Stakes run? 

    The Underwood Stakes is held at 4:30pm. 

    Who won the 2018 Underwood Stakes? 

    Homesman won the 2018 Underwood Stakes.

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

    $750,000 is the total prize pool for the 2019 Underwood Stakes.

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