Hawkesbury Crown

The Godolphin Crown is a Group 3 race for fillies and mares held in April on Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day.

2018 Hawkesbury Crown Results

  • 1st: #7 Pecans
  • 2nd: #1 Ghisoni
  • 3rd: #9 Invincibella



The Hawkesbury Crown – also known as the Godolphin Crown – is a Group 3 race for fillies and mares held on Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day in late April during the autumn.

The event is run over 1300m at set weights plus penalties and offers $175,000 in total prize money. It is one of three Group 3 status races on the card along with the Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m) and the Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m) for three-year-olds.

There is a host of lead-up races held earlier in the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival for fillies and mares to come into the Hawkesbury Crown field via including the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Randwick a fortnight before. Following the race many mares come back during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival for a shot at a race such the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m).

The other key follow-up for horses out of the Hawkesbury Crown is the Group 3 Dark Jewel Classic (1400m) at Scone a fortnight later and in 2016 Press Report ran third in both events.

The Hawkesbury Crown 2018 ran on Saturday Saturday April 28, 2018 and was won by the now Joe Pride-trained Belle Of The Turf Stakes winner Pecans.

2018 Godolphin Crown
Date: Saturday April 28, 2018
Track: Hawkesbury Racecourse
Distance: 1300m
Race Type: F&M / SW+P
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $175,000

2018 Hawkesbury Crown Results

  • 1st: #7 Pecans
  • 2nd: #1 Ghisoni
  • 3rd: #9 Invincibella

The official Hawkesbury Crown 2018 Results saw the former Godolphin-raced Pecans, now with trainer Joe Pride, narrowly defeat Godolphin’s runner-up Ghisoni in an upset as a $17 shot in her first run since winning Gosford’s Group 3 Belle Of The Turf Stakes last December. The $4.40 equal favourite Invincibella for Chris Waller finished off the trifecta in third only a length off the winner in a blanket finish.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 7 PECANS Joseph Pride Joshua Parr 8 58kg $17
2 1 GHISONI James Cummings Tye Angland 0.35L 4 59kg $10
3 9 INVINCIBELLA Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 0.95L 5 56kg $4.40EF
4 8 SHAZEE LEE Scott Singleton Christian Reith 1.1L 13 58kg $26
5 4 WHITE MOSS Jason Coyle Jason Collett 1.42L 7 58kg $4.80
6 12 SLOW BURN Les Bridge James Innes Jnr (a) 2.49L 11 56kg $21
7 2 NANCY Peter & Paul Snowden Ms Kathy O’Hara 3.02L 12 58kg $16
8 3 SPRIGHT Garry Frazer Adam Hyeronimus 3.19L 1 58kg $14
9 10 SEDANZER Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 3.33L 2 56kg $4.40EF
10 11 HETTY HEIGHTS Kim Waugh Jean Van Overmeire (a) 4.68L 3 56kg $31
11 15e ALLITERATE Pat Farrell Ben Looker 5.49L 9 56kg $101
12 6 LUBITON Bjorn Baker Blake Shinn 7.65L 10 58kg $11
13 13 MADDISON AVENUE Marc Conners Ms Jess Taylor 9.36L 6 56kg $91
16e SIREN’S FURY Jason Coyle 0
5 DANISH TWIST Kris Lees 0
14 SHARPNESS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Robert Thompson 0

2018 Hawkesbury Crown Odds

The season’s latest Hawkesbury Godolphin Crown 2018 odds and betting market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below the week of the race.

2018 Hawkesbury Crown Field

The Hawkesbury Crown field attracts a quality line-up of fillies and mares each autumn and is released by Racing NSW on the Wednesday before the race.

The official 2018 Hawkesbury Godolphin Crown Field & Barriers will be released below on the Wednesday leading-up to Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day.

The Hawkesbury Crown 2018 Final Field features a full 14 fillies and mares with Sedanzer the narrow favourite to salute first-up, while trainer Chris Waller will chase back-to-back wins saddling-up Invincibella this year.

Read more on the close 2018 Godolphin Hawkesbury Crown Field & Odds.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 515x02x6x6 GHISONI James Cummings Tye Angland 5 59kg 100
2 279x0981x5 NANCY Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 14 58kg 100
3 8483x90x10 SPRIGHT Garry Frazer Adam Hyeronimus 2 58kg 99
4 1112x110x3 WHITE MOSS Jason Coyle Jason Collett 8 58kg 99
5 x7490x3900 DANISH TWIST Kris Lees 16 58kg 98
6 x1184216x5 LUBITON Bjorn Baker Blake Shinn 11 58kg 98
7 x22x21121x PECANS Joseph Pride Joshua Parr 9 58kg 87
8 71x90765x9 SHAZEE LEE Scott Singleton Christian Reith 15 58kg 82
9 x1132741x4 INVINCIBELLA Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 6 56kg 98
10 450x11122x SEDANZER Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 3 56kg 95
11 8355330×30 HETTY HEIGHTS Kim Waugh Jean Van Overmeire (a) 4 56kg 85
12 6x1312x778 SLOW BURN Les Bridge James Innes Jnr (a) 12 56kg 82
13 8x1322231x MADDISON AVENUE Marc Conners Ms Jess Taylor 7 56kg 68
14 16x8517x45 SHARPNESS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Robert Thompson 1 56kg 68
15e 1937640×33 ALLITERATE Pat Farrell TBA 10 56kg 72
16e 8x8485313x SIREN’S FURY Jason Coyle TBA 13 56kg 76

Hawkesbury Crown History

The Hawkesbury Crown is one of the youngest races in New South Wales having first been run in 2010 and won by Serenissima. Since then Aerobatics (2013-14) is the only dual winner and Solicit (2015) is the most well-known of the Hawkesbury Darley Crown winners.

It started out as a Listed race before gaining Group 3 status in 2014. For one year in 2015 it and the other Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day races were held at Rosehill Racecourse. The event has been previously known as the Darley Crown and Godolphin Crown for sponsorship purposes.

Hawkesbury Crown Winners

Below is a full list of Hawkesbury Crown results and winners dating back to 2010.

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Hawkesbury Crown
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Pecans 1 minute 16.00 seconds
2nd Ghisoni
3rd Invincibella
2017
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Shillelagh 1 minute 15.41 seconds
2nd Daysee Doom
3rd Kinshachi
2016
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Nancy 1 minute 15.62 seconds
2nd Two Blue
3rd Press Report
2015
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Solicit 1 minute 19.87 seconds
2nd Peace Force
3rd Calming Influence
2014
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Aerobatics 1 minute 16.44 seconds
2nd Plucky Belle
3rd Cosmic Endeavour
2013
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Aerobatics 1 minute 16.95 seconds
2nd Arctic Flight
3rd Pipette
2012
Hawkesbury Crown
1st More Strawberries 1 minute 16.36 seconds
2nd Ladys Angel
3rd Potions
2011
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Kanzan 1 minute 17.82 seconds
2nd Screen
3rd Dysphonia
2010
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Serenissima 1 minute 17.23 seconds
2nd Renaissance
3rd Purrpurrlena

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