George Main Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

George Main Stakes barrier draw Verry Elleegant (PA Images)

The Group 1 King Charles III Stakes (George Main Stakes) (1600m) barrier draw and final field will be declared on Wednesday, October 09, 2024.

This page will be updated following the barrier draw.

King Charles III Stakes Nominations – What Date Are They Released?

The King Charles III Stakes is a 1600m race held at Royal Randwick Racecourse and run under weight for age conditions.

Champion mare Winx used it as a stepping stone towards the Cox Plate each year – she won three straight King Charles III Stakes and four straight Cox Plates.

Nominations for the 2024 King Charles III Stakes close on Monday, October 07, 2024.

King Charles III Stakes Barrier Draw – What Date Is The Barrier Draw Conducted?

The final field and barrier draw for the 2024 King Charles III Stakes will be released on Wednesday, October 09, 2024.

Fields are generated using a computer and the George Main Stakes is no different with barriers being randomly assigned to each runner competing in the Randwick feature.

King Charles III Stakes Barrier Statistics – Winners From The Past 20 Years

Year Horse Barrier Weight
2023 Fangirl 2 57kg
2022 Anamoe 7 58.5kg
2021 Verry Elleegant 2 57kg
2020 Kolding 7 59kg
2019 Avilius 8 59kg
2018 Winx 3 57kg
2017 Winx 1 57kg
2016 Winx 5 57kg
2015 Kermadec 4 58.5kg
2014 Sacred Falls 1 59kg
2013 Streama 6 57kg
2012 Shoot Out 4 59kg
2011 Sincero 8 58.5kg
2010 More Joyous 5 56.5kg
2009 Road To Rock 9 59kg
2008 Mentality 6 59kg
2007 * Race Not Held * N/A N/A
2006 Racing To Win 1 57.5kg
2005 Mr Celebrity 4 58kg
2004 Grand Armee 4 58kg
2003 Lonhro 3 58kg
2002 Defier 5 58kg

Does The King Charles III Stakes Have A Barrier Draw Bias?

The George Main Stakes does not have a barrier draw bias. Looking at the table below, we can see that barriers such as one, four and nine feature prominently which is good for the race.

Smaller fields can often contest the George Main Stakes which is why winners tend to come from barriers nine or lower.

The last surprising winner of the George Main Stakes was Road To Rock winning at $41 in 2009.

Most Successful King Charles III Stakes Barriers

Barrier Wins
4 7
5 5
9 5
1 4
3 4
2 2
7 2

Last updated for 2023 King Charles III (George Main Stakes) Results

Please note that barrier statistics only include races from 1983 onwards.



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