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Previous Kingsford-Smith Cup results including top four finishing horses, jockeys and trainers, as well as winning barriers, weights and starting price (SP).

Racingbase.com.au is your home of the 2019 Kingsford-Smith Cup. The race will take place on Saturday, 25 May, 2019 at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

We provide you with Kingsford-Smith Cup tips as well as an in depth guide into the runners, horses, final field, barrier draw, news, betting odds and information, and how you can watch a live stream to watch the race unfold.

Kingsford-Smith Cup 2019

Date Saturday, 25 May, 2019
Track Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance 1300m
Class Group 1
Race Type Weight for Age
Prizemoney $700,000
Age 3YO and Upwards


When trying to find the winner of the Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm, keeping some important factors on your side can help you.

Our experts assess all the Kingsford-Smith Cup runners, their form, barrier draws, speedmap and more to help come up with our betting pointers and 2019 tips to help you back the winner.

Tipster Aaron Hamilton will provide his tips and selections for the 2019 Kingsford-Smith Cup once the field has been finalised.


Leading bookmakers Sportsbet and BetEasy have the latest 2019 Kingsford-Smith Cup betting odds available. There will be plenty of movements in the Kingsford-Smith Cup betting markets in the days leading up to the race. See the latest market below or click on the links to take you direct to the bookmakers.


Australia’s leading bookmakers offer you the chance to watch the Kingsford-Smith Cup (and all other races from Queensland tracks) free of charge. You can watch all Eagle Farm races including the Kingsford-Smith Cup streamed live online at Ladbrokes, BetEasy or Sportsbet. To find out how to stream the Kingsford-Smith Cup live, see our guide to watch the race.


The Kingsford-Smith Cup and Doomben 10,000 are often the first two steps prior to the Stradbroke.

The Kingsford-Smith Cup is the lone Group 1 on the day with support races including the Group 2 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m), along with five Group 3 events.

It is held over the sprint distance of 1300m and is an open weight-for-age race that is either targeted by runners resuming from spells or those having had a small let-up from the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Although it has only held Group 1 status since 2006, the stars to have won the race reads like a who’s who of Australian racing.

It was first contested in 1964 when taken out by Rashlore when the event was known as the JT Delaney Quality Handicap. It has had numerous name changes with the event being called the BTC Cup between 2004-16. In 2017, the race became known as the Kingsford-Smith Cup, named after Australian aviator Charles Kingsford Smith.

Black Caviar is the most famous horse to have won the event with the unbeaten mare having claimed success by two lengths ahead of Hay List as the $1.10 favourite in 2011.

Other notable winners of the Kingsford-Smith Cup include Vinegar Joe (1980), Strawberry Road (1983), High Regard (1989), Buck’s Pride (1993-94), Accomplice (1997), Falvelon (2000 & 2003), Apache Cat (2008), Albert The Fat (2010), Sea Siren (2012), Malaguerra (2016) and Clearly Innocent (2017).

Kingsford-Smith Cup Winners (Since 2000)

BTC Cup (1200m)
2000 Falvelon
2001 Fritz
2002 Lord Essex
2003 Falvelon
2004 Thorn Park
2005 Spark Of Life
2006 Gee I Jane
2007 Bentley Biscuit
2008 Apache Cat
2009 Duporth
2010 Albert The Fat
2011 Black Caviar
2012 Sea Siren
2013 Your Song
2014 Famous Seamous
2015 Hot Snitzel
2016 Malaguerra
Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m)
2017 Clearly Innocent
2018 Impending
2019 The Bostonian


Eagle Farm Racecourse is one of Queensland’s premier racecourses and was listed on the Queensland Heritage Register in 2004.

The Eagle Farm Racecourse was established in 1863 and had its main grandstand completed in 1890. Hunter and Corrie and architect John H. Buckeridge jointly designed the grandstands which are known as the Paddock Stands.

In 1941 Eagle Farm Racecourse was taken over by the military authorities to house thousands of American troops during the Pacific War. It was then known as U.S. Camp Ascot.

Eagle Farm has undergone a major redevelopment pning almost two years and reopened during the 2016 Brisbane Winter Carnival.

It is located at one end of Racecourse Road in the suburb of Ascot, approximately 7km from the Brisbane CBD. Doomben Racecourse is located nearby in the same suburb.


Eagle Farm Racecourse is an even oval-shaped track with sweeping bends on either side of the straight. Races are conducted in a clockwise direction.

The course proper has a circumference of 2027m and the home straight is 434m long.