Winter Racing Carnival 2017 | UBET
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RACING FORM

  • All bar 2 of 21 winners since 1996 have come via group racing. 4 of the last 5 were successful at their previous race start.
  • Seven winners have come via the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap with Bart Cummings’ champion mare Dane Ripper completing the Straddie/Tatts Stakes double in 1997, with that feat matched by Srikandi in 2015.
  • Four winners have come through the Group 2 Dane Ripper, with Cosmic Endeavour completing the double in 2014.
  • In 2012, Pearl Tart notched the Group 2 Queensland Guineas/Tatts Tiara double.

WINNERS PROFILE

  • Being a fillies and mares only weight-for-age contest, this race usually attracts quality females chasing Group 1 success and a winner’s purse of $320,000.
  • This race has been dominated by interstate and overseas horses.
  • The 2016 win of Miss Cover Girl hit back for the locals, with the mare trained by Kelly Schweida.
  • Since 1996, nine 3YO fillies have been successful with Cosmic Endeavour the last in 2014,
  • Since 1996, nine 4YO mares have been successful with Miss Cover Girl the last in 2016.
  • Since 1996, three 5YO mares have been successful with Red Tracer the last in 2013.

BETTING

  • Eight favourites have saluted in the last 20 editions (it has onl been a G1 race since 2007), with the most recent Srikandi ($4.20) in 2015.
  • There has only been one odds-on favourite since 1996, with Beaded ($1.90) finishing a close second to Yosei ($15) in 2011.
  • 14 winners have started at single-figure odds or less since 1996.
  • The longest priced winner in the past two decades this was Russeting ($21) in 2009 for veteran trainer Bart Cummings and jockey Michael Cahill.

BARRIERS

  • There has been no standout barrier in the past 21 editions.
  • Barrier 7 is the most successful producing three of the 21 winners since 1996.
  • No horse has been successful from barrier 4 or 8 in the last two decades.
  • 12 of 21 winners since 1996 have come from single digit gates, while 4 of the past 7 winners have jumped from gate 12 or wider.
  • The last winner from the outside barrier was Srikandi (15/15) in 2015.
  • The most recent winner from the coveted inside stall was Yosei in 2011.

JOCKEYS

  • Hugh Bowman will look to create a new G1 season record with victory and partners with the Chris Waller trained French Emotion..
  • Michael Rodd 5: 2-1-0 and Nash Rawiller 5: 2-1-0 are the only multiple winners of this event.
  • Veteran local hoop Jim Byrne has ridden in 17 of the 21 editions without victory 17: 0-1-3.
  • Michael Cahill 12: 1-1-0, Larry Cassidy 10: 1-0-2, Brad Stewart 5: 1-0-1, Scott Galloway 4: 1-0-0, Tommy Berry 2: 1-0-0, Glen Colless 11: 0-1-0.
  • Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne is the only female jockey to have won the Tiara, winning in 2011 aboard Yosei.

TRAINERS

  • Bart Cummings, Gerald Ryan, Danny O’Brien and Graeme Begg have all won this feature twice.
  • Gai Waterhouse 8: 1-1-0, John Hawkes 15: 1-0-2, Chris Waller 9: 1-0-0 and John Thompson 5: 1-0-0.
  • For some well-known trainers, this race has proved a difficult assignment – Peter Snowden 7: 0-1-1, Anthony Cummings 7: 0-1-0, Kris Lees 8: 0-1-0, Rob Heathcote 5: 0-0-1 and Rex Lipp 7: 0-0-0.

GENERAL INFO

  • This $500,000 contest over 1400m is relatively new on the Australian racing calendar and only dates back to 1989 when won by La Posette..
  • The race will be held for the first time at Doomben in 2017, with the 2015 edition run at Gold Coast during the refurbishment of Eagle Farm. Every other year the race has been held at Eagle Farm.
  • It started out as the Winter Stakes, before becoming the Tattersall’s Tiara in 2011.
  • The Tiara was granted Group 1 status in 2007 when taken out by Nova Star.
  • It is the final Group 1 of the Australian Racing season.
  • - The honour roll includes; Srikandi (2015), Red Tracer (2013), Absolut Glam (2008), Bonanova (2000/99), and Dane Ripper (1997).

RACING FORM

  • All bar three of the 34 winners have come via group racing. Seven won their previous start, while 11 others were placed.
  • Black Caviar (2011) and Apache Cat (2008) both completed the Group 1 TJ Smith /BTC Cup double.
  • Bentley Biscuit notched the Group 1 All Aged/BTC Cup double in 2007.
  • Lord Essex won the Group1 George Ryder at Rosehill before his BTC Cup triumph in 2002.
  • General Nediym won the Group 1 Newmarket at Flemington before taking out the BTC Cup in 1998 and Accomplice saluted in the Group 1 Galaxy at Randwick ahead of his 1997 success.
  • The last 5 winners were unsuccessful at their previous start, while just 4 of the past 17 winners had a win at their lead-in run.

WINNERS PROFILE

  • There has been a pretty even spread of winners since 1983 between horses aged 3, 4 or 5.
  • Eleven 3YOs have been successful, with the last being Your Song in 2013.
  • Ten 4YOs have saluted, the most recent being Malaguerra in 2016.
  • Eight 5YOs have scored, the last Famous Seamus in 2014.
  • Just five 6YOs or older have won, the most recent was Hot Snitzel in 2015.
  • Fourteen colts or entires have been successful in the past 34 editions (the last Your Song in 2013), 15 geldings have taken the prize (most recent Malaguerra in 2016) and just five fillies or mares (the last Sea Siren in 2012).

BETTING

  • 11 favourites have saluted in the last 34 editions, with the most recent Black Caviar ($1.14) in 2011.
  • Only four horses have started at even money or shorter, with Black Caviar ($1.14) and Apache Cat ($1.34) getting the job done, while Buffering ($1.72) and Regimental Gal ($1.90) both got rolled.
  • 6 of the last 11 winners started at double figure odds.
  • 24 winners have started at single-figure odds since 1983.
  • While there have been three winners at $21 (Famous Seamus, Albert The Fat and Gypsy Rogue) and Hot Snitzel at $26, the longest-priced winner since 1980 was Mr Illusion ($41) in 1984.

BARRIERS

  • Barrier 5 is the most successful producing five of the 34 winners since 1983. Gate 4 is next best with four.
  • No horse has been successful from barrier 11 or 15 in the last three decades.
  • In the 27 editions boasting fields of 10 or more, 20 winners (74%) have come from single digit gates.
  • The most recent winner from the inside stall was Gee I Jane in 2006.
  • The last winner from the outside barrier was Staging (12/12) in 1999.

JOCKEYS

  • Local legends Shane Scriven, Mick Dittman, Chris Munce and Neil Williams all won this event twice.
  • Of the current riders, Luke Nolen has also saluted twice Black Caviar 2011 & Duporth 2009. His record is 3: 2-0-0.
  • Locally based hoops with one win apiece include Michael Cahill 8: 1-1-1, Jim Byrne 13: 1-0-1, Damien Browne 8: 1-0-1 and Ryan Wiggins 1: 1-0-0.
  • Zac Purton recently reached 700 wins in Hong Kong, he hasn’t seen a return from 5 attempts in this race 5: 0-0-0, while Damian Oliver is 5: 0-2-2.

TRAINERS

  • The Bougoures, Doug and Danny, have won this race three times between them since 1983. Danny 3: 2-1-0 was successful twice with Falvelon 2000 & 2003, while his late father Doug 4: 1-0-1 saddled up the mighty Strawberry Road in 1983.
  • John Hawkes 16: 2-0-2 and Anthony Cummings 6: 2-0-0 are multiple winners of this event.
  • Gai Waterhouse 6: 1-1-2, Greg Eurell 2: 1-0-1, Rob Heathcote 4: 0-0-2, Tony Gollan 8: 0-1-0, Chris Waller 4: 0-0-1.

GENERAL INFO

  • This $700,000 WFA contest over 1300m dates back to 1964.
  • It started out as the J.T. Delaney Quality and has had many named changes over the years, before settling on BTC Cup in 2004.
  • In 2017 the race has changed to the Kingsford Smith Cup and increased to 1300m. It’s position in the Winter Carnival has also changed.
  • It was granted Group 1 status in 2006.
  • The honour roll includes; Black Caviar (2011), Apache Cat (2008), Falvelon 2003/00), General Nediym (1998), Chief De Beers (1996), Barrosa Boy (1992), St. Jude (1991), Broad Reach (1987), Strawberry Road (1983), Ima Shadow (1976), Charlton Boy (1972) and Eye Liner (1967).

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