2020 Tancred Stakes Tips & Betting Advice

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Tancred Stakes

Top 5 Tancred Stakes Winners

The Tancred Stakes (2400m) is a Rosehill Group 1 in the autumn and has been won by some champion gallopers over the years. See who made our list of top 5 Tancred Stakes winners since 2000.

Racingbase.com.au is your home of the 2020 Tancred Stakes. The race will take place on Saturday, 28 March, 2020 at Rosehill Racecourse.

We provide you with Tancred Stakes 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.

2020 Tancred Stakes

Date Saturday 28 March
Track Rosehill Racecourse
Distance 2400m
Class Group 1
Race Type Weight for Age
Prizemoney $1.5 million
Age 3YO and Upwards


When trying to find the winner of the Group 1 Tancred Stakes (2400m) at Rosehill, keeping some important factors on your side can help you.

Our experts assess all the Tancred Stakes runners, their form, barrier draws, speedmap and more to help come up with our betting pointers and 2020 tips to help you back the winner.

Tipster Aaron Hamilton will provide his 2020 Tancred Stakes tips and selections once the final field has been declared.


Leading bookmakers Sportsbet and BetEasy have the latest 2020 Tancred Stakes betting odds available. There will be plenty of movements in the Tancred Stakes 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 Tancred Stakes (and all other races from New South Wales tracks) free of charge. You can watch all Rosehill races including the Tancred Stakes streamed live online at Ladbrokes, BetEasy or Sportsbet. To find out how to stream the Tancred Stakes live, see our guide to watch the race.


The Tancred Stakes features a host of special offers from bookmakers and that includes the opportunity to claim bonus bets when becoming a new customer before the race. A range of bonus bets and special offers, deposit matches, first bet matches and no deposit bets are available from the bookmakers to take advantage of throughout the year.


One of the key races held during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, the Tancred Stakes attracts a star field with $1.5 million in prizemoney on offer for the middle-distance and stayers.

The Tancred Stakes is the feature race on the day and is held alongside the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) which is run for the three-year-old fillies.

The most reliable guide to the Tancred Stakes is the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) held one week earlier at the same track.

Some of Australia’s greatest horses have won the Tancred Stakes with the most notable being three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva.

Other notable winners of the Tancred Stakes include Hyperno (1978), Kingston Town (1980), Bonecrusher (1986), Sydeston (1990), Octagonal (1996-97), Might And Power (1998), Tie The Knot (1999-2000), Ethereal (2002), Makybe Diva (2005), Eremein (2006), Manighar (2012), Silent Achiever (2014), Hartnell (2015), Preferment (2016), Jameka (2017) and Almandin (2018).

The Tancred Stakes is an open weight-for-age race that takes place at Rosehill Racecourse.

Maidenhead won the inaugural Tancred Stakes in 1963 when the race was held over 1½ miles (approximately 2400m) and was named the HE Tancred Cup.

The following year the race distance was shortened to 1ÂĽ miles (approximately 2000m) and then reverted back to its original distance the year after that.

In 1973 the race took on its current distance of 2400m and has remained that way since.

As well as enduring a few distance changes, the race has had many name changes in its short but illustrious history.

In 1977 its name was changed from the HE Tancred Cup to the HE Tancred Stakes and in 1981 it was shortened to the Tancred Stakes.

The races association with BMW started in 1990 and was named The BMW International Stakes and the following year adjusted the name to The BMW Stakes.

In 1996 the race became the Mercedes Classic and from 2002-2017, the race was known as The BMW. As of 2018, the race is known as the Tancred Stakes.

Tancred Stakes Winners (Since 2000)

2000 Tie The Knot
2001 Curata Storm
2002 Ethereal
2003 Freemason
2004 Grand Zulu
2005 Makybe Diva
2006 Eremein
2007 Blutigeroo
2008 Tuesday Joy
2009 Fiumicino
2010 Littorio
2011 Cedarberg
2012 Manighar
2013 Fiveandahalfstar
2014 Silent Achiever
2015 Hartnell
2016 Preferment
2017 Jameka
2018 Almandin
2019 Avilius
2020 Verry Elleegant


Founded in 1947, the Rosehill Racecourse is home to the richest two-year-old race in the world, the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes.

First held in 1957 the juvenile sprint was won by Todman by an impressive 8 length margin.

The prestigious The BMW (2400m) is also held at Rosehill and has been won by champion racehorses such as: Hyperno (1978), Kingston Town (1980), Bonecrusher (1986) and Octagonal (1996 & 97).

The track is approximately 23 kilometres to the west of Sydney’s city centre and offers quality viewing for punters having modern three tiered stands with bars, restaurants and betting facilities.


Rosehill Racecourse consists of four long sweeping turns and horses that have drawn an inside gate are advantaged.

It is difficult to lead all the way when the rail is in the true position, but when the rail is out 4 metres or more, all runners are provided an even opportunity.