Neville Sellwood Stakes

The Neville Sellwood Stakes is a Group 3 race run at Rosehill Gardens in late March during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes Results

  • 1st: #6 Arbetisam
  • 2nd: #7 Maurus
  • 3rd: #8 Almost Court



The Neville Sellwood Stakes is a Group 3 race run at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in late March each Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival as part of the Tancred Stakes Day.

Contested over a 2000m staying distance, the set weights plus penalties clash is open to horses aged four-years-old and upwards and offers $150,000 in total prize money. Autumn gallopers may come into the Neville Sellwood Stakes field a run in the Group 2 Ajax Stakes (1500m) at the track a fortnight earlier and the last horse to complete the double was It’s Somewhat (2016). The Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) is another nice lead-up and in 2016 Messene ran second in both races.

After the Neville Sellwood Stakes next-up options include the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on the second Saturday of April at Royal Randwick or the Group 3 JRA Plate (2000m) a week later on All Aged Stakes Day. In 2016 Sir John Hawkwood won the Sky High Stakes, finished third in the Neville Sellwood and then second in the JRA Cup.

The Neville Sellwood Stakes 2018 ran on Saturday March 31, 2018 and was won by the now Doncaster Mile-bound Arbetisam.

2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes
Date: Saturday March 31, 2018
Track: Rosehill Racecourse
Distance: 2000m
Race Type: Set Weights + Penalties – 4YO&Up
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $150,000

2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes Results

  • 1st: #6 Arbetisam
  • 2nd: #7 Maurus
  • 3rd: #8 Almost Court

Check out the official Neville Sellwood Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more on the win by the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained equal favourite Arbetisam who led all-the-way and will now drop back from 2000m to 1600m on a short seven day turnaround into the Group 1 $3 million Doncaster Mile on April 7.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 6 ARBEITSAM Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 7 55kg $4.20EF
2 7 MAURUS (GB) John P Thompson Corey Brown 0.5L 3 55kg $21
3 8 ALMOST COURT (NZ) Barbara Joseph & Paul Jones Christian Reith 1.3L 5 55kg $10
4 4 MCCREERY (GB) Chris Waller Craig Williams 2.6L 11 55.5kg $14
5 3 TALLY James Cummings Tye Angland 5.3L 8 56.5kg $13
6 1 ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN (IRE) Chris Waller Damien Oliver 6L 2 56.5kg $4.20EF
7 2 MACKINTOSH (NZ) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 6.1L 4 56.5kg $6.50
8 10 MORE ENERGY Jason Coyle Ms Jess Taylor 6.9L 9 55kg $91
9 9 LIAPARI (NZ) Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 7.8L 10 55kg $16
10 11 HARLOW GOLD (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Walker 8.5L 6 53kg $12
11 5 ARTICUS (FR) Kris Lees Jason Collett 11.8L 1 55.5kg $17

2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes Odds

The Neville Sellwood Stakes 2018 betting odds will be listed below courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au as soon as markets on the Group 3 Tancred Stakes Day support act are available in the autumn.

2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes Field

The Neville Sellwood Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of middle-distance stayers each autumn and is released by Racing NSW on the Wednesday prior to Tancred Stakes Day in March.

The official 2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes final field and barrier draw is set for release on Wednesday March 28, 2018 and will be published below.

The Neville Sellwood Stakes 2018 Field attracted 11 hopeful stayers with the Chris Waller-trained French import One Foot In Heaven the early favourite to salute in his maiden run down under. Waller has four of the runners in the Neville Sellwood Stakes field including also the Sky High Stakes third placed Mackintosh in gate four with Kerrin McEvoy riding.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 13x72x203x ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN (IRE) Chris Waller Damien Oliver (late alt) 2 56.5kg 108
2 0x65359x03 MACKINTOSH (NZ) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 4 56.5kg 103
3 0x24760x05 TALLY James Cummings Tye Angland 8 56.5kg 103
4 5x84730x78 MCCREERY (GB) Chris Waller Craig Williams 11 55.5kg 101
5 504082525x ARTICUS (FR) Kris Lees Jason Collett 1 55.5kg 94
6 12111×4205 ARBEITSAM Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 7 55kg 100
7 37x76430x0 MAURUS (GB) John P Thompson Corey Brown 3 55kg 98
8 1116×12141 ALMOST COURT (NZ) Barbara Joseph & Paul Jones Christian Reith 5 55kg 95
9 107×733534 LIAPARI (NZ) Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 10 55kg 94
10 25×0493619 MORE ENERGY Jason Coyle Ms Jess Taylor 9 55kg 94
11 340x4687x4 HARLOW GOLD (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Walker 6 53kg 90

2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

The Neville Sellwood Stakes 2018 nominations close on Monday March 26, 2018 and will be available right here once announced.

The early 2018 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations attracted 14 hopefuls and have been extended until Tuesday morning. Of the current entries standouts including the James Cummings-trained Tally, Chris Waller’s last start Sky High Stakes placegetter Mackintosh and the Lindsay Park-trained Australian Cup winner Harlem.

Neville Sellwood Stakes History

The Neville Sellwood Stakes was first run in 1980 and won by Iko. The race is named after former champion jockey Neville Sellwood (1922 – 1962) who rode the first Golden Slipper Stakes winner Todman. For one year in 2010 the event took place at Canterbury Racecourse over 1900m. After starting out as a Listed race it gained its current Group 3 status in 2011.

Notable Neville Sellwood Stakes winners include Lights Of Heaven (2013) and Junoob (2014). French import Pornichet won the race in 2015 and went on to take out that winter’s Doomben Cup in Brisbane.

Recent Neville Sellwood Stakes Winners

See below for a full list of Neville Sellwood Stakes results and winners going back to 2000.

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Arbeitsam 2 minutes 4.37 seconds
2nd Maurus
3rd Almost Court
2017
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Assign 2 minutes 7.29 seconds
2nd Astronomos
3rd Single Gaze
2016
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st It’s Somewhat 2 minutes 02.1 seconds
2nd Messene
3rd Sir John Hawkwood
2015
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Pornichet 2 minutes 02.4 seconds
2nd Our Voodoo Prince
3rd Hawkspur
2014
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Junoob 2 minutes 06.3 seconds
2nd Hippopus
3rd Lucky Lago
2013
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Lights Of Heaven 2 minutes 07.3 seconds
2nd Hoylonny
3rd Said Com
2012
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Western Symbol 2 minutes 02.9 seconds
2nd Southern Skye
3rd Snow Alert
2011
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Syreon 2 minutes 02.7 seconds
2nd Beijing Boy
3rd Base
2010
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Herculian Prince 1 minute 56.1 seconds
2nd Tobique
3rd Albertinelli
2009
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Ausbred King 2 minutes 06.0 seconds
2nd Sussman
3rd Absent Friends
2008
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Nuclear Sky 2 minutes 06.6 seconds
2nd Fort ‘N’ Won
3rd Emerald Jack
2007
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Coalesce 2 minutes 01.1 seconds
2nd Molotov
3rd Ausbred King
2006
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Men At Work 2 minutes 02.5 seconds
2nd Molotov
3rd Evasion
2005
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Jeremiad 2 minutes 03.2 seconds
2nd Havana Wind
3rd Hassle
2004
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Shower Of Roses 2 minutes 00.8 seconds
2nd Zabarra
3rd Country Tyrone
2003
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Heeby Reiby 2 minutes 00.8 seconds
2nd We’re Dancing
3rd Airlie Bird
2002
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Youhadyourwarning 2 minutes 02.0 seconds
2nd Borelli
3rd Able Way
2001
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Inaflury 2 minutes 03.3 seconds
2nd Lawyer
3rd Brave Prince
2000
Neville Sellwood Stakes
1st Gypsy’s Daughter 2 minutes 00.5 seconds
2nd Regal Touch
3rd Lanolin

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