June 9, 2023

Things to Consider When Betting on the 2023 Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Queen Elizabeth Stakes is a Group 1 2000-meter Weight For Age race run at Randwick Racecourse as part of the Sydney Autumn Carnival. The 2023 Queen Elizabeth Stakes will be run on Saturday 8th, April as part of “The Championships”. Therefore, studying the form guide before placing a bet on horse racing, including the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, is essential.

Queen Elizabeth Stakes History & Famous Winners

First, run in 1851; the Queen Elizabeth Stakes race has endured many changes over the decades. Initially run over 4800 metres (3 miles), the length of the race has consistently decreased to accommodate the changing nature of the sport, finally ending at the current distance of 2000 metres in 1986. The race was renamed the Queen Elizabeth Stakes after the 1954 visit to the track of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip. 

The race has a rich history and a long list of superstar winners, including Archer, Phar Lap and Tulloch. Winx, arguably the greatest of all, won the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 2017, 2018 and 2019. The 2019 race was the superstar’s last race, and she did not let her thousands of fans down, winning by 1.5 lengths at the short price of $1.06. She is the most famous of all the Queen Elizabeth Stakes winners. Jockey Hugh Bowman (four wins) and trainer Chris Waller (five wins) have dominated the race over the last ten years. 

UK horse Addeybb trained by William Haggas, won the race in 2020 and 2021, with English jockey Tom Marquand riding on both occasions. His battle with Australasian superstar Verry Elleegant was breathtaking and worth the price of admission alone.

Queen Elizabeth Stakes Form Guide

Punters have enjoyed the race recently, with Reliable Man ($12 in 2013) the only horse to win at a double-figure price in the last ten years. Horses drawn inside gates are at an advantage over the 2000 metres at Randwick, where they can be saved up for a strong finish when the “top the Randwick rise” in the home straight. 

The Group 1 Doncaster Handicap held at Randwick a week earlier is a fantastic lead-up race for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. At the same time, horses that run in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes, AJC Derby, and Rosehill Guineas have all fared well in recent years.

2023 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Tips

The Godolphin superstar Anamoe will be the one to beat in this year’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes if that is the path that his trainer takes him. He is already proven over the 2000m, and the weight for age conditions will suit. With $5,000,000 in prize money up for grabs, the race will likely be the “Big A” target!

2022 Melbourne Cup winner Gold Trip looks set for a big Autumn after a great first-up run in the Peter Young Stakes. He is another horse suited under weight-for-age conditions and will keep Anamoe honest.

How to bet on the 2023 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

With so many online bookmakers in the market, betting with a bookie you can trust is crucial. Palmerbet is a third-generation bookmaker who offers many betting markets on the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, including exotics, and you can bet either pre-post or on the day. They are licensed in Australia and guaranteed by the NSW bookmakers co-operative.

The Palmerbet Blog is an excellent source for free expert horse racing tips, betting previews and up-to-date betting odds, and all-important Queen Elizabeth Stakes betting odds. Autumn Racing Carnival tips.

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