Warrnambool Cup Betting tips

Warrnambool Racing
General view horses hoofs kicking up the grass during Grand Annual Day at Warrnambool Race Club.
When it comes to winter racing in Victoria Warrnambool is the only festival you need to worry about.

The Warrnambool Winter Racing Carnival is one of the best festivals in the colder months and is one of the only jumps racing carnivals in Australia.

The jumps game is a lot different to flat racing and the longevity of the jumpers can more often than not be greater, so you’ll see a lot of horses run year-after-year in the Warrnambool Carnival.

Warrnambool Cup Bookie Offers

The Warrnambool Racing Carnival is Victoria’s best winter racing event and the bookmakers treat it with the respect it deserves.

Any bookmakers that take their craft seriously offer markets on the bigger races, including the Grand Annual, which rounds out the festival.

Money back specials and other betting promotions are on offer throughout the carnival, so we recommend keeping your eyes open in the days leading up to the big races.

Warrnambool Cup Odds

Given that the carnival is one of Australia’s true jumps festivals, there’s usually a number of runners that will be identified nice and early ahead of the key events.

Horses that are proven over the longer distances tend to excel at the Warrnambool Winter Racing Carnival, even if they haven’t had a crack at the up and overs.

Check our tables below for markets on the key Warrnambool Winter Carnival races.

Warrnambool Cup Field

It is anyone’s guess what the Warrnambool Racing Carnival fields will look like months in advance of the race dates, but typically the longer distance runners from the state of Victoria will be plying their trade in the ‘Bool.

Check back closer to the race date for updated Warrnambool Winter Racing Carnival fields.

Warrnambool Cup Form Guide

The longer distance runners thrive during this carnival, and given the dearth of those variety of races in Australia you’ll see a lot of the same runners go around from year-to-year.

Warrnambool Cup Previous Results & Winners

Last year's results from the major events were: 
  • Brierly Day - Gold Medals
  • Galleywood - Renewed
  • Grand Annual - Gold Medals

Warrnambool Cup Bet of the day

Champion Victorian trainer Darren Weir is from the region and usually has an ace or two up his sleeve when it comes to the ‘Bool festival.

The great man usually breaks his own records year-to-year so it’s never a bad option to follow the stable leading into the Warrnambool Carnival.

Check back closer to May for our favourite bets of the Warrnambool Winter Racing Carnival.

Warrnambool Cup race schedule

The three day racing carnival begins on the first of May and ends two days later. Surprisingly the ‘Bool surface holds up sensationally well.

Brierly Day is the opening fixture on the Warrnambool Winter Racing Carnival, which is kicks off on May 1. 
  • 1 May - Brierly Day
  • 2 May - Galleywood Day
  • 3 May - Grand Annual Day

Warrnambool Cup history & key facts

All roads point to the ‘Bool in the winter.

Warrnambool – or “The ‘Bool” to the locals – is a racing intuition in Victoria and Australia’s premier jumping festival.

A three day racing carnival, the Bool showcases the best of the best in the country over the hurdles and the longer distance races.

Everyone loves the ‘Bool, and we’re always excited once the races roll around. 

Warrnambool Cup live streaming & race replay

Most online bookmakers offer live streaming on Victorian racing. Check with your account if streaming is available to you.