Todman Stakes

  • Date: Saturday March 5, 2016
  • Racecourse: Rosehill
  • Race Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 2yo, Colts & Geldings, Set Weight
  • Prize Money: $300,000

2016 Todman Stakes News

Capitalist’s San Domenico Stakes Odds Lengthen

Capitalist’s San Domenico Stakes Odds Lengthen

Capitalist is now out to San Domenico Stakes odds of $2.10 and the Golden Slipper winner looks set to start the Group 3 event in the black.

Capitalist will return to the races for the first time since he took out the 2016 Golden Slipper. Photo by: Steve Hart

Capitalist opened at a quote of …

The Todman Stakes 2016, also called the Todman Slipper Trial, is a very important Group 2 contest hosted at Rosehill Gardens annually during the later part of March. As the name suggests the Todman Slipper trial is a preliminary event leading into the Group 1 Golden Slipper in a fortnights time.

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The Todman Stakes is raced over both the same track and distance as the Golden Slipper but exclusively for colts and geldings headed to the race.

The two year olds have set weights and vie for both the $300,000 in prize money and ballot exemption to the main event.

The Todman Slipper Trial is hosted on the same card as the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Classic and the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes.

Amazingly given the races position in relation to the Group 1 the last horse to win the Todman Stakes / Golden Slipper double was Tierce way back in 1991.

Phelan Ready was second in this race before winning the Golden Slipper in 2009 and Sepoy did the same thing in 2011 when Todman Slipper winner Smart Missile was scratched at the gates.

The lack of Golden Slipper winners is even more profound when looking through the list of Todman Slipper Trial champions.

Octagonal won it in 19995, General Nediym in 1997, Exceed And Excel in 2003 and Charge Forward in 2004.

Todman Stakes Field

The field for the Group 2 Todman Stakes is limited to 16 2-year-old colts and geldings, plus 4 emergency runners. The Todman Stakes field is usually made up of horses going towards the Group 1 Golden Slipper.

2016 Todman Stakes Field

As soon as it is finalised, the 2016 Todman Stakes field will be published here.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 1×11 CAPITALIST Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 5 55.5kg
2 1×1 ASTERN John O’Shea James McDonald 6 55.5kg
3 11 TESSERA John O’Shea Hugh Bowman 1 55.5kg
4 22 DEFCON Peter & Paul Snowden Brenton Avdulla 2 55.5kg
5 61 WEATHERLY Paul Messara Craig Williams 3 55.5kg
6 1 KISS AND MAKE UP Gai Waterhouse Kerrin McEvoy 4 55.5kg

Todman Slipper Trial Winners & Results

Winners and placers in the Todman Slipper Trial since 2000 with winning times.

Year Results Winning Time
2017 1 TBD 2 TBD 3 TBD TBD
2016 1 Kiss And Make Up 2 Capitalist 3 Weatherly 1:09.5
2015 1 Vancouver 2 Furnaces 3 Headwater  1:08.8
2014 1 Ghibellines 2 Unencumbered 3 Cornrow  1:10.7
2013 1 Criterion 2 Fast ‘N’ Rocking 3 Havana  1:10.7
2012 1 Pierro 2 Epaulette 3 Shelford  1:12.1
2011 1 Smart Missile 2 Sepoy 3 Foxwedge  1:09.9
2010 1 Masquerader 2 Decision Time 3 Carved In Stone  1:11.4
2009 1 Real Saga 2 Phelan Ready 3 Purdey  1:11.5
2008 1 Krupt 2 Related 3 Typhoon Fury  1:10.6
2007 1 Meurice 2 Zizou 3 Shaft  1:11.1
2006 1 Diego Garcia 2 Just Mambo 3 My Middi  1:11.6
2005 1 Written Tycoon 2 Domesday 3 Flying Pegasus  1:12.0
2004 1 Charge Forward 2 Dane Shadow 3 Samboy  1:10.3
2003 1 Exceed And Excel 2 Untouchable 3 Niello  1:10.6
2002 1 Snowland 2 Yell 3 Takas  1:10.7
2001 1 Royal Courtship 2 Viscount 3 Mistegic  1:09.9
2000 1 Great Crusader 2 Lord Dane 3 Phoenix Park  1:10.0