Gloaming Stakes News

Ten three-year-olds remain in contention for Saturday’s 2016 Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) at Rosehill Gardens; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Group 1 winner Prized Icon remains an outright $3.70 favourite in 2016 Gloaming Stakes betting markets with…


Gloaming Stakes

The Gloaming Stakes is a Group 3 Australian horse race which takes place every year at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in September. Worth $200,000 in prize money, the Gloaming Stakes is for three-year-olds to compete at set weights over 1800 metres.

The 2016 Gloaming Stakes will be held on Saturday, September 24th.

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The Gloaming Stakes falls on Stan Fox Stakes Day, a feature of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The headlining race is the $200,000 Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m), while other races include the Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m), Group 3 Golden Pendant (1400m), Group 3 Colin Stephen Quality (2400m) and Listed Reginald Allen Quality (1200m).

Horses tend to target the Gloaming Stakes as part of a continuing spring campaign. The Gloaming Stakes falls towards the end of September each year, which means that it lines up perfectly for horses who have raced during the Sydney Spring Carnival and are intending on travelling to Victoria. Keep an eye on the Gloaming Stakes field to get a good grasp of which horses are likely to experience success competing down at Melbourne.

Gloaming Stakes Race Details

  • Date: September
  • Racecourse: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney
  • Distance: 1800 metres
  • Race Type: 3YO, Set Weights
  • Group Listing: Group Three
  • Prize Money: $200,000

Gloaming Stakes – History & Betting

The Gloaming Stakes was first run in 1985 and saw Handy Proverb claim the initial honours. Over the years several quality Australian stayers have competed in the Gloaming Stakes, with names such as Tie The Knot (1997), Al Maher (2004) and So You Think (2009) gracing the winner’s list. The Gloaming Stakes is named after the record-breaking gelding Gloaming who jointly holds the Australasian record for successive wins at 19.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Queensland Derby

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Stradbroke Handicap

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$1,000,000

Hcp

Group 1

The TJ Smith

(1600m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

Winter Stakes

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

WFA

Group 1

Queensland Oaks

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$400,000

3YO SW

When it comes to betting, the Gloaming Stakes is the perfect guide to the spring features. Many Gloaming Stakes placegetters back up and run in the $400,000 Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) a few weeks later – so keep an eye on the favourites with Ladbrokes.com.au. Take a look through the Gloaming Stakes results to familiarise yourself with the sorts of horses which claim the honours, then see if there are any similarities with this year’s runners.

When it comes to betting on the Gloaming Stakes as with any other horserace, there is nothing better than an online bookmaker. Don’t worry about getting down to the TAB before they close, or braving the traffic or the weather, just head online to a reputable bookie such as Ladbrokes.com.au. The whole process of signing up and placing a punt is so easy, and couldn’t be quicker. So when the Gloaming Stakes rolls around, make sure to bet with Ladbrokes.com.au!