QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES 2021 RACE GUIDE
The Queen Elizabeth Stakes will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Royal Randwick.
Offering prize money of $4 million, the 2000m race is open 3 year olds and up at weight-for-age conditions.
We provide you with Queen Elizabeth 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.
|Date||Saturday, April 17|
|Race Type||Weight for Age|
|Age||3YO and Upwards|
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When trying to find the winner of the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick, keeping some important factors on your side can help you.
Our experts assess all the Queen Elizabeth Stakes runners, their form, barrier draws, speedmap and more to help come up with our betting pointers and 2021 tips to help you back the winner.
Our team of expert tipsters will provide 2021 Queen Elizabeth Stakes tips and selections once the final field has been declared.
There are two rounds of nominations for the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Stakes with the first taking place at 11am on February 10, 2021, while the final nominations are taken at 12:00pm on March 9, 2021.
The final field and barrier draw for the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Stakes will be released at 9:00am April 13, 2021.
|1st||Addeybb||Tom Marquand||William Haggas||1||59kg||$4.20|
|2nd||Verry Elleegant||Nash Rawiller||Chris Waller||2||57kg||$5|
|3rd||Danon Premium||James McDonald||Mitsumasa Nakauchida||3||59kg||$4.40|
|4th||Master Of Wine||Tim Clark||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||12||59kg||$13|
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The Queen Elizabeth Stakes, originally known as the AJC Queen’s Plate, was first won by Cossack in 1851. He would return to claim victory in 1852.
A very interesting fact is that Cossack would capture the AJC Queen’s Plate in 1866. This wasn’t the inaugural winner of the race though – it was his son, also named Cossack!
The AJC Queen’s Plate would remain until 1872 before changing to the AJC Plate in 1873 in what would turn out to be a historic event as Dagworth and Reprieve dead-heated for first after their three mile journey (4800m).
It was decided that a winner would need to be crowned and the two initial victors would contest the event after the last race of the day. Another thrilling contest ensued with Dagworth winning the tie-break by a short-neck.
The AJC Plate would be contested until 1954 (although the 1934 edition was run as the AJC Kings Cup) before converting to the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
With $4 million in prizemoney the Queen Elizabeth Stakes attracts the country’s best middle-distance and staying horses, and is one of the most prestigious races on the Australian racing calendar.
In recent years, a number of international gallopers have contested the event and this number will hopefully continue to grow with the Australian Turf Club (ATC) and Racing NSW keen to attract world-class performers.
The open weight-for-age race is one of four Group 1 events on Day 2 of The Championships which also showcases the $2 million Sydney Cup (3200m), $1 million Coolmore Legacy Stakes (1600m) and $1 million Australian Oaks (2400m).
Notable winners of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes are Sportsman (1853-54), Archer (1862), The Barb (1869), Tim Whiffler (1868 & 1870-71), Chester (1878-79), Carbine (1889-91), Wakeful (1902), Poseidon (1908), Trafalgar (1909 & 1911-12), David (1921-23), Phar Lap (1930), Peter Pan (1933), Flight (1946), Tulloch (1958 & 1960-61), Ming Dynasty (1978), Jeune (1995), Doriemus (1996), Might And Power (1998), Lonhro (2003), Grand Armee (2004-05), More Joyous (2012), It’s A Dundeel (2014) and Criterion (2015).
Champion mare Winx captured the 2017 and 2018 editions as part of a winning streak in the thirties.
|2014||It's A Dundeel|
|2011||My Kingdom of Fife|
|2010||Road To Rock|
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ROYAL RANDWICK RACECOURSE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
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