Tulloch Stakes

The Tulloch Stakes (2000m) is a Group 2 race held at Rosehill Racecourse on Tancred Stakes Day as a key Australian Derby lead-up in the autumn.

2021 Tulloch Stakes Results

  • 1st: #4 Yaletown
  • 2nd: #8 Prompt Prodigy
  • 3rd: #3 Young Werther



The Tulloch Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-old colts & geldings contested over 2000m at Rosehill Gardens under set weights held midway through the illustrious Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival on Tancred Stakes Day.

The meeting is host to two Group 1 races – the $1.5 million Tancred Stakes (2400m) and the $500,000 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) – as well as a host of support acts including the Tulloch Stakes and the Group 2 Emancipation Stakes (1500m) for the fillies & mares.

Offering $200,000 in total prize money the Tulloch Stakes serves as a key lead-up to the Group 1 $2 million Australian Derby (2400m) contested at Royal Randwick a week later on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’. Recent horses to complete the Tulloch Stakes – ATC Derby double are Starcraft (2004), Jon Snow (2017), Levendi (2018), Angel Of Truth (2019) and Quick Thinker (2020).

Horses may come into the Tulloch Stakes field via a number of earlier autumn lead-up races including the Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) run at the same track a fortnight earlier on Coolmore Classic Day.

The Tulloch Stakes 2021 ran on Saturday April 3, 2021 and was won by all-the-way leader Yaletown for Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott. 

2021 Tulloch Stakes
Date: Saturday April 3, 2021
Track: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney
Distance: 2000m
Conditions: 3YO Colts & Geldings – Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prizemoney: $200,000
Inaugurated: 1973

2021 Tulloch Stakes Results

  • 1st: #4 Yaletown
  • 2nd: #8 Prompt Prodigy
  • 3rd: #3 Young Werther

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Yaletown improved on a lead-up fourth in the Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes to lead all-the-way and win the Tulloch Stakes 2021 results thanks to a lovely front-running ride by jockey Tim Clark.

Click here to read more on the all-the-way 2021 Tulloch Stakes win by ATC Derby-bound Yaletown.

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 4 YALETOWN Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 8 56kg $4.80
2 8 PROMPT PRODIGY (NZ) Edward Cummings Ms Rachel King 0.5L 4 56kg $31
3 3 YOUNG WERTHER (NZ) Danny O’Brien Tom Marquand 0.9L 3 56kg $7
4 6 FAVREAU (NZ) John Sargent James McDonald 1.1L 10 56kg $5
5 1 CHERRY TORTONI Patrick Payne Kerrin McEvoy 1.5L 9 56kg $3.50F
6 12 ZAKSPEED Wendy Roche Andrew Adkins 1.9L 2 56kg $201
7 7 JUST A JEDI Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Regan Bayliss 2.3L 7 56kg $71
8 2 THE FRONTMAN (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Hugh Bowman 3.9L 1 56kg $5.50
9 9 RONDINO Gregory Hickman Brenton Avdulla 6.9L 6 56kg $31
10 5 FIELDS OF HONOUR (NZ) Bjorn Baker Joshua Parr 7.2L 5 56kg $17
10 BOB Mark Newnham Robbie Dolan 0
11 BAHAMUT Daiki Chujo Jay Ford 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Tulloch Stakes Betting & Odds

The updated Tulloch Stakes 2021 odds with betting links to Ladbrokes.com.au on the Group 2 staying showdown for three-year-old colts & geldings will be available below the week of the race.

2021 Tulloch Stakes Field

The Group 2 Tulloch Stakes field features a maximum of 16 three-year-old colts and geldings plus up to four emergency horses and is released on the Wednesday before Tancred Stakes Day serving as a final lead-up to the Australian Derby.

The official 2021 Tulloch Stakes field will be released by Racing NSW  on the Wednesday leading-up to Tancred Stakes Day and published below once announced.

The Tulloch Stakes 2021 final field features a dozen potential Australian Derby runners including the widely-drawn favourite Cherry Tortoni and classy Kiwi The Frontman coming off a third in the Group 1 NZ Derby.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Probable Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 x32714x424 CHERRY TORTONI Patrick Payne Kerrin McEvoy 11 56kg 95
2 1923 THE FRONTMAN (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Hugh Bowman 1 56kg 90
3 123×752 YOUNG WERTHER (NZ) Danny O’Brien Tom Marquand 4 56kg 88
4 1×24 YALETOWN Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 10 56kg 68
5 3323×4121 FIELDS OF HONOUR (NZ) Bjorn Baker Joshua Parr 6 56kg 66
6 8x7345x411 FAVREAU (NZ) John Sargent James McDonald 12 56kg 65
7 329113 JUST A JEDI Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Regan Bayliss 8 56kg 65
8 34×6453122 PROMPT PRODIGY (NZ) Edward Cummings Ms Rachel King 5 56kg 62
9 32141 RONDINO Gregory Hickman Brenton Avdulla 7 56kg 61
10 731733×0 BOB Mark Newnham Robbie Dolan 9 56kg 60
11 745×410 BAHAMUT Daiki Chujo Jay Ford 2 56kg 56
12 64×943146 ZAKSPEED Wendy Roche Andrew Adkins (late alt) 3 56kg 54

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Tulloch Stakes Nominations

The Tulloch Stakes 2021 nominations are set to close on Monday March 29, 2021 and will be listed below as soon as available.

Fifteen smart colts and geldings make-up the 2021 Tulloch Stakes nominations including recent Australian Guineas runner-up Cherry Tortoni and the ultra-consistent Toscanini up in grade for the Maher & Eustace stable.

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight True Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 x32714x424 CHERRY TORTONI G 3 Patrick Payne 1 56kg 95
2 123×752 YOUNG WERTHER (NZ) G 3 Danny O’Brien 2 56kg 88
3 522×113213 TOSCANINI C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 3 56kg 76
4 1923 THE FRONTMAN (NZ) C 3 Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman 4 56kg 90
5 8x7345x411 FAVREAU (NZ) G 3 John Sargent 5 56kg 65
6 3323×4121 FIELDS OF HONOUR (NZ) C 3 Bjorn Baker 6 56kg 66
7 329113 JUST A JEDI G 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 7 56kg 65
8 34×6453122 PROMPT PRODIGY (NZ) C 3 Edward Cummings 8 56kg 62
9 1×211 AKASAWA G 3 Paul Messara 9 56kg 66
10 32141 RONDINO G 3 Gregory Hickman 10 56kg 61
11 1×24 YALETOWN G 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 11 56kg 68
12 731733×0 BOB G 3 Mark Newnham 12 56kg 60
13 64×943146 ZAKSPEED G 3 Wendy Roche 13 56kg 54
14 4141 NOTHING’S SACRED (NZ) G 3 William Freedman 14 56kg 60
15 745×410 BAHAMUT C 3 Daiki Chujo 15 56kg 56

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Tulloch Stakes History

First run in 1973 when Longfella claimed victory, the Tulloch Stakes began as a Principal race run over 1850m. In 1979 the race distance was increased to 2000m and the event was installed as a Group 2 race.

There have been a number of high quality horses to take out the Tulloch Stakes including Ivory’s Irish (1995), Mahogany (1994) and Durbridge (1991), all of which won the Tulloch Stakes/Australian Derby double.

More recent notable Tulloch Stakes winners include next-up Australian Derby champions Quick Thinker (2020), Angel Of Truth (2019), Levendi (2018) and Jon Snow (2017); as well as Hauraki (2015), and Count Encosta (2010).

See below for the full Tulloch Stakes results going back to 2000.

Tulloch Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2021
Tulloch Stakes
1st Yaletown 2 minutes 3.74 seconds
2nd Prompt Prodigy
3rd Young Werther
2020
Tulloch Stakes
1st Quick Thinker 2 minutes 5.75 seconds
2nd Zebrowski
3rd Diasonic
2019
Tulloch Stakes
1st Angel of Truth 2 minutes 8.91 seconds
2nd Madison County
3rd Cossetot
2018
Tulloch Stakes
1st Levendi 2 minutes 4.14 seconds
2nd Astoria
3rd Weather With You
2017
Tulloch Stakes
1st Jon Snow 2 minutes 9.81 seconds
2nd Prized Icon
3rd Captain Duffy
2016
Tulloch Stakes
1st Old North 2 minutes 1.9 seconds
2nd Torgersen
3rd Multifacets
2015
Tulloch Stakes
1st Hauraki 2 minutes 03.1 seconds
2nd Omeros
3rd Merion
2014
Tulloch Stakes
1st Gallatin 2 minutes 07.5 seconds
2nd Singing Flame
3rd Best Case
2013
Tulloch Stakes
1st Philippi 2 minutes 5.08 seconds
2nd Hippopus
3rd Sir Denzel
2012
Tulloch Stakes
1st Polish Knight 2 minutes 01.7 seconds
2nd Iggi Pop
3rd Rekindled Alliance
2011
Tulloch Stakes
1st Fast Clip 2 minutes 03.8 seconds
2nd I Think I Do
3rd Shootoff
2010
Tulloch Stakes
1st Count Encosta 2 minutes 03.9 seconds
2nd Descarado
3rd Maluckyday
2009
Tulloch Stakes
1st Harris Tweed 2 minutes 7.2 seconds
2nd Dr Doutes
3rd Old Jock
2008
Tulloch Stakes
1st Book Of Kells 2 minutes 8.01 seconds
2nd Rios
3rd Prince De Galles
2007
Tulloch Stakes
1st Tipungwuti 2 minutes 1.79 seconds
2nd Pacino
3rd Carnegie House
2006
Tulloch Stakes
1st Manton 2 minutes 2.09 seconds
2nd Sepia
3rd Goldtown
2005
Tulloch Stakes
1st Stella Grande 2 minutes 2.99 seconds
2nd Roving Owl
3rd King Johny
2004
Tulloch Stakes
1st Starcraft 2 minutes 1.57 seconds
2nd Strafed
3rd Delzao
2003
Tulloch Stakes
1st Natural Blitz 2 minutes 0.86 seconds
2nd Platinum Scissors
3rd So Assertive
2002
Tulloch Stakes
1st Prince Of War 2 minutes 1.97 seconds
2nd Valedict
3rd My Tally
2001
Tulloch Stakes
1st Zareyev 2 minutes 0.66 seconds
2nd Universal Prince
3rd Off Guard
2000
Tulloch Stakes
1st Shogun Lodge 2 minutes 2.32 seconds
2nd Now Voyager
3rd Padfoot Charlie

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