The Goodwood

The Darley Goodwood is a Group 1 race held every year at Morphettville in Adelaide during the Autumn Racing Carnival as a follow-up from the Robert Sangster Stakes.



The Goodwood is a Group 1 race held at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide as part of the South Australia Jockey Club’s premier racing carnival. Taking place in May of each year, The Goodwood is a 1200m sprint run under set weights plus penalties and is now worth $1 million in total prize money making it one of the most lucrative South Australian races.

As the leading sprint race at the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, the event always attracts a highly competitive field of quality gallopers. Entries may come via a number of earlier races including the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) for fillies & mares at the same track and distance a fortnight earlier.  The latest horses to complete the Robert Sangster Stakes – The Goodwood double were Black Caviar (2012) and Platelet (2013).

The Darley Goodwood 2018 runs on  Saturday May 19, 2018 at Morphettville Racecourse.

2018 The Goodwood
Date: Saturday May 19, 2018
Track: Morphettville Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Conditions: Open – Set Weights + Penalties
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $1 million
Inaugurated: 1881

2018 The Goodwood Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2018 The Goodwood Form

Check out our insider The Goodwood 2018 Form Guide & Betting Preview by following the link.

2018 The Goodwood Betting Odds

The autumn’s latest The Goodwood 2018 odds and betting market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below.

2018 The Goodwood Field

The Goodwood race field attracts a smart line-up of sprinters, many coming out of lead-up sprint races held in Melbourne or Sydney during the autumn. Alternatively fillies and mares may have a lead-up into The Goodwood at the track and distance two weeks prior in the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m). Brisbane winter racing could also be on the agenda for sprinters in The Goodwood field.

The official The Goodwood 2018 field and barriers are set for release on the Tuesday of race week and will be announced below.

The 2018 The Goodwood Final Field attracted a capacity line-up of 20 autumn sprinters led by the defending champion Vega Magic who leads the markets for a first-up run from out wide (barrier 14) carrying the 59kg top weight.

Read more on the official The Goodwood 2018 Field featuring Vega Magic.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 1x1x11257x VEGA MAGIC David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 14 59kg 114
2 5x341x6x03 SANTA ANA LANE Anthony Freedman Ben Melham 9 58.5kg 106
3 06x13x1402 THRONUM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Tim Clark 5 57kg 106
4 x5114x1932 SECRET AGENDA Mick Price Dwayne Dunn 19 56.5kg 111
5 212x2411x2 VIDDORA Lloyd Kennewell Joe Bowditch 11 56.5kg 110
6 0x257x145x VOODOO LAD Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 1 56.5kg 108
7 3613413015 FERRANDO (NZ) Graeme Rogerson Stephen Baster 2 56kg 97
8 80x188x1x0 SUPER CASH Andrew Noblet Jamie Kah 7 55.5kg 108
9 8×61321212 STELLAR COLLISION Darren Weir Luke Currie 17 55.5kg 103
10 1x115x4383 VIRIDINE James Cummings Regan Bayliss 20 55.5kg 100
11 111613×641 STEEL FROST Will Clarken Todd Pannell 8 55.5kg 97
12 292117×898 LOPE DE CAPIO Wayne Francis & Glen Kent Ms Kayla Crowther (a) 15 55.5kg 95
13 x4408x4205 FLAMBERGE Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 4 54.5kg 108
14 31×3272161 HANDSOME THIEF (IRE) Darren Weir Dean Yendall 12 54.5kg 96
15 1419×92158 OVERSHARE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes James Winks 16 54.5kg 86
16 x111027512 EXALTED ADAM Grant Young Clare Lindop 13 54.5kg 78
17 974628×851 I’LL HAVE A BIT John McArdle Chris Parnham 3 53.5kg 94
18 449729×378 MISSROCK Robbie Laing Ben Thompson 6 52.5kg 106
19 672171×123 MICA LIL Mark Minervini Damien Thornton 10 52.5kg 82
20 1333×10276 NIPPERKIN Barry Brook Krystal Bishop 18 52.5kg 78

The Goodwood History

D.O.D. was the inaugural Goodwood winner in 1881 when it was a principal race run over six furlongs. From 1886 to 1888 the race was not held but resumed the next year in 1889 under the same status and distance. In 1942 and 1943 the race did not take place again. The length was converted to 1200m in 1973 and the race?s status was lifted to Group 1 in 1980. Up until 2007 the race was run as a handicap event known as the Goodwood Handicap. Notable recent The Goodwood winners include Black Heart Bart (2016) and super mare Black Caviar (2012).

The Goodwood Recent Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2018
The Goodwood
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2017
The Goodwood
1st Vega Magic 1 minute 09.34 seconds
2nd Missrock
3rd Casino Wizard
2016
The Goodwood
1st Black Heart Bart 1 minute 10.0 seconds
2nd Under The Louvre
3rd Supido
2015
The Goodwood
1st Flamberge 1 minute 9.3 seconds
2nd Lord Of The Sky
3rd Under The Louvre
2014
The Goodwood
1st Smokin’ Joey 1 minute 11.6 seconds
2nd Platelet
3rd Riziz
2013
The Goodwood
1st Platelet 1 minute 9.7 seconds
2nd Conservatorium
3rd Altar
2012
The Goodwood
1st Black Caviar 1 minute 10.3 seconds
2nd We’re Gonna Rock
3rd Stirling Grove
2011
The Goodwood
1st Lone Rock 1 minute 09.0 seconds
2nd Crystal Lily
3rd Pinwheel
2010
The Goodwood
1st Velocitea 1 minute 09.01 seconds
2nd Catapulted
3rd Very Discreet
2009
The Goodwood
1st Takeover Target 1 minute 10.7 seconds
2nd I Am Invincible
3rd Commanding Hope
2008
The Goodwood
1st Shadoways 1 minute 9.3 seconds
2nd Cargo Cult
3rd Diplomatic Force
2007
The Goodwood
1st Let Go Thommo 1 minute 9.3 seconds
2nd Tesbury Jack
3rd Royal Ida
2006
The Goodwood
1st Perfectly Ready 1 minute 10.7 seconds
2nd Sassbee
3rd Squillani
2005
The Goodwood
1st Glamour Puss 1 minute 9.1 seconds
2nd Solar Antiquity
3rd Shablec
2004
The Goodwood
1st Super Elegant 1 minute 9.2 seconds
2nd Recurring
3rd Danabaa
2003
The Goodwood
1st Bomber Bill 1 minute 9.4 seconds
2nd Squillani
3rd Debrief
2002
The Goodwood
1st Zip Zip Away 1 minute 11.1 seconds
2nd Libidinious
3rd The Big Chill
2001
The Goodwood
1st Keeper 1 minute 10.4 seconds
2nd Sudurka
3rd Ateaters
2000
The Goodwood
1st Marstic 1 minute 13.9 seconds
2nd Czar Hero
3rd Strident

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