Hawkesbury Crown

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

2020 Hawkesbury Crown Results

  • 1st: #9 Sweet Scandal
  • 2nd: #1 In Her Time
  • 3rd: #7 Dyslexic



The Hawkesbury 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. In 2020 the Hawkesbury Crown took place at Rosehill offering a reduced $140,000 in prize money due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 2020 ran on Saturday Saturday April 25, 2020 at Rosehill Gardens and was won by the Chris Waller-trained Sweet Scandal in an upset. 

2020 Godolphin Crown
Date: Saturday April 25, 2020
Track: Hawkesbury Racecourse (Rosehill Gardens in 2020 due to COVID-19)
Distance: 1300m
Race Type: F&M / SW+P
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $175,000 ($140,000 in 2020 due to COVID-19)

2020 Hawkesbury Crown Results

  • 1st: #9 Sweet Scandal
  • 2nd: #1 In Her Time
  • 3rd: #7 Dyslexic
Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 9 SWEET SCANDAL Chris Waller Glen Boss 14 56kg $14
2 1 IN HER TIME Kris Lees Hugh Bowman 0.3L 10 60kg $3.40F
3 7 DYSLEXIC Brent Stanley James Innes Jnr 0.5L 4 56kg $9
4 2 IRITHEA Bjorn Baker Tim Clark 0.7L 7 58kg $8.50
5 4 MULTAJA James Cummings James McDonald 1.5L 13 58kg $9
6 11 STROME Gary Portelli Ms Rachel King 2.5L 5 56kg $21
7 3 MOSS TRIP Peter & Paul Snowden Joshua Parr 2.6L 8 58kg $14
8 6 BANGKOK Allan Denham Robbie Dolan (a) 3.6L 1 56kg $6.50
9 14 MISTEED Peter & Paul Snowden Brenton Avdulla 4L 3 56kg $31
10 10 NICCI’S GOLD Gary Portelli Jason Collett 4.1L 9 56kg $71
11 15 SLOW BURN Les Bridge Sam Clipperton 4.6L 12 56kg $201
12 5 NAANTALI (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Tommy Berry 5.3L 6 57kg $13
13 13 INSENSATA Jason Coyle Adam Hyeronimus 5.5L 2 56kg $71
14 8 CONNEMARA Bjorn Baker Glyn Schofield 7.5L 11 56kg $31
12 ASHARANI Kris Lees Nash Rawiller 0

2020 Hawkesbury Crown Odds

The season’s latest Hawkesbury Godolphin Crown 2020 odds and betting market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below the week of the race.

2020 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 2020 Hawkesbury Godolphin Crown Field & Barriers will be released below on the Wednesday leading-up to Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day.

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.

The 2020 Hawkesbury Crown took place at Rosehill Gardens due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions to racing.

Hawkesbury Crown Winners

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

Year Place Horse Time
2020
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Sweet Scandal 1 minute 15.86 seconds
2nd In Her Time
3rd Dyslexic
2019
Hawkesbury Crown
1st Irithea  1 minute 15.43 seconds
2nd Multaja
3rd Manicure
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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