Todman Stakes

The Todman Stakes (1200m) is a Group 2 race held at Randwick Racecourse as a Golden Slipper lead-up during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

2021 Todman Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Anamoe
  • 2nd: #1 Profieteer
  • 3rd: #4 Home Affairs



The Todman Stakes, also known as the Todman Slipper Trial, is an exciting Group 2 race held as part of the coveted Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Taking place on Randwick Guineas Day in early – mid March at Royal Randwick Racecourse, the Todman Stakes is a traditional lead-up to the Group 1 $3.5 million Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens.

Randwick Guineas Day is host to two Group 1 races – the $1 million Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) and the Group 1 $500,000 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) – as well as a number of other Group status support acts. Along with the Todman Stakes, the meeting is host to the fillies’ equivalent – the Group 2  $300,000 Reisling Stakes (1200m) – as well as the lucrative Group 2 $500,000 Challenge Stakes (1000m).

Worth $300,000 in prize money, the Todman Stakes is run over the sprint distance of 1200m and is for two-year-old colts and geldings at set weights. The Todman Stakes winner is exempt from Golden Slipper ballot and recent horses to complete the double include Farnan (2020), Vancouver (2015) and Pierro (2012).

Leading up to the Todman Stakes two-year-olds may run in the previous weekend’s Group 2 Skyline Stakes (1200m) on Chipping Norton Stakes Day, and before the Golden Slipper the following week’s Group 3 Pago Pago Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill is a nice lead-up for Todman Stakes graduates.

The Todman Stakes 2021 ran on Saturday March 6, 2021 and was won in a narrow upset by the Godophin-raced Anamoe.  

2021 Todman Stakes
Date: Saturday March 6, 2021
Track: Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Conditions: 2YO Colts & Geldings – Set Weights
Weights: 55.5kg
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $300,000
Inaugurated: 1973

2021 Todaman Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Anamoe
  • 2nd: #1 Profieteer
  • 3rd: #4 Home Affairs

The James Cummings-trained Anamoe ($9) was given a perfectly timed and patient ride by Rachel King who got the late gap up the middle and was able to charge home to defeat the beaten favourite Profiteer ($2.25) in a thrilling 2021 Todman Stakes result.

Click here to read more on Golden Slipper firmer Anamoe winning the Todman Stakes 2021.

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 3 ANAMOE James Cummings Ms Rachel King 6 55.5kg $9
2 1 PROFITEER Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Hugh Bowman 0.2L 1 55.5kg $2.25F
3 4 HOME AFFAIRS Chris Waller Nash Rawiller 0.6L 3 55.5kg $21
4 5 STAY INSIDE Richard & Michael Freedman James McDonald 1.7L 7 55.5kg $3.20
5 7 REMARQUE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Tommy Berry 2L 2 55.5kg $5.50
6 8 DIRECT Lloyd Kennewell Kerrin McEvoy 3.6L 4 55.5kg $101
7 2 ALPINE EDGE Toby & Trent Edmonds Glen Boss 3.8L 5 55.5kg $21
9 SOLAR WINDS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 0
6 ROCKET TIGER Scott Spackman Ms Kathy O’Hara 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Todman Stakes Betting & Odds

The latest Todman Stakes 2021 odds and betting market links to Ladbrokes.com.au on the Golden Slipper Stakes lead-up race this weekend will be available below the week of the race.

Farnan ($1.80 in 2020) was the last favourite in Todman Stakes betting to get the job done.

2021 Todman Stakes Field

The Todman Stakes field attracts the best young two-year-old colts and geldings seeking a run in the coveted Golden Slipper Stakes field in a fortnight’s time at Rosehill Gardens, and are released by Racing NSW  the Wednesday before Randwick Guineas Day.

The official 2021 Todman Stakes field and barriers will be published in full below once announced.

Five-length Inglis Millennium winner last time out Profiteer dominates betting on the small Todman Stakes 2021 final field in Sydney this weekend.

  • Scratched: #6 Rocket Tiger (6); #9 Solar Winds (9)
No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Probable Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 11 PROFITEER Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Hugh Bowman 1 55.5kg
2 112 ALPINE EDGE Toby & Trent Edmonds Glen Boss 5 55.5kg
3 51×23 ANAMOE James Cummings Ms Rachel King 7 55.5kg
4 21 HOME AFFAIRS Chris Waller Nash Rawiller 3 55.5kg
5 11 STAY INSIDE Richard & Michael Freedman James McDonald 8 55.5kg
6 112 ROCKET TIGER Scott Spackman Ms Kathy O’Hara 6 55.5kg
7 1 REMARQUE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Tommy Berry 2 55.5kg
8 2×3 DIRECT Lloyd Kennewell Kerrin McEvoy 4 55.5kg
9 SOLAR WINDS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 9 55.5kg

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Todman Stakes History

The Todman Slipper Trial was inaugurated in 1973 with Imagele claiming victory in the first race. It began as a principal race run over 1200m, and although the distance has remained the same, the status of the event has increased. It was elevated to a Group 3 status in 1980 before finally being installed as a Group 2 race in 1986. The race has taken place at a number of Sydney’s racecourses over the years including Rosehill Gardens, Canterbury Park and its current home at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

After 2005 the Todman Slipper Trial was called the Todman Stakes.

Notable Todman Stakes winners in recent years include Written Tycoon (2005), Smart Missile (2011) Pierro (2012), Criterion (2013) and subsequent The Everest champion Yes Yes Yes (2019).

In 2020 Gai Waterhouse celebrated her incredible eighth Todman Stakes win with Farnan with the horse going on to also salute in that year’s Golden Slipper Stakes results.

The full Todman Stakes results going back to 2000 are listed in the below table.

Recent Todman Slipper Trial Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2021
Todman Stakes
1st Anamoe 1 minute 08.54 seconds
2nd Profiteer
3rd Home Affairs
2020
Todman Stakes
1st Farnan 1 minute 09.86 seconds
2nd Tagaloa
3rd Blondeau
2019
Todman Stakes
1st Yes Yes Yes 1 minute 08.40 seconds
2nd Bellevue Hill
3rd Dubious
2018
Todman Stakes
1st Aylmerton 1 minute 08.84 seconds
2nd Ef Troop
3rd Tchaikovsky
2017
Todman Stakes
1st Gunnison 1 minute 13.49 seconds
2nd Invader
3rd Veranillo
2016
Todman Stakes
1st Kiss And Make Up 1 minute 9.5 seconds
2nd Capitalist
3rd Weatherly
2015
Todman Slipper Trial
1st Vancouver 1 minute 08.8 seconds
2nd Furnaces
3rd Headwater
2014
Todman Stakes
1st Ghibellines 1 minute 10.7 seconds
2nd Unencumbered
3rd Cornrow
2013
Todman Stakes
1st Criterion 1 minute 10.7 seconds
2nd Fast ‘N’ Rocking
3rd Havana
2012
Todman Stakes
1st Pierro 1 minute 12.1 seconds
2nd Epaulette
3rd Shelford
2011
Todman Stakes
1st Smart Missile 1 minute 09.9 seconds
2nd Sepoy
3rd Foxwedge
2010
Todman Stakes
1st Masquerader 1 minute 11.47 seconds
2nd Decision Time
3rd Carved In Stone
2009
Todman Stakes
1st Real Saga 1 minute 11.52 seconds
2nd Phelan Ready
3rd Purdey
2008
Todman Stakes
1st Krupt 1 minute 10.57 seconds
2nd Related
3rd Typhoon Fury
2007
Todman Stakes
1st Meurice 1 minute 11.08 seconds
2nd Zizou
3rd Shaft
2006
Todman Stakes
1st Diego Garcia 1 minute 11.56 seconds
2nd Just Mambo
3rd My Middi
2005
Todman Stakes
1st Written Tycoon 1 minute 11.98 seconds
2nd Domesday
3rd Flying Pegasus
2004
Todman Slipper Trial
1st Charge Forward 1 minute 10.3 seconds
2nd Dane Shadow
3rd Samboy
2003
Todman Slipper Trial
1st Exceed And Excel 1 minute 10.57 seconds
2nd Untouchable
3rd Niello
2002
Todman Slipper Trial
1st Snowland 1 minute 10.68 seconds
2nd Yell
3rd Takas
2001
Todman Slipper Trial
1st Royal Courtship 1 minute 9.88 seconds
2nd Viscount
3rd Mistegic
2000
Todman Slipper Trial
1st Great Crusader 1 minute 9.96 seconds
2nd Lord Dane
3rd Phoenix Park

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