George Main Stakes 2023 Betting Tips

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The George Main Stakes takes place at Royal Randwick in Sydney as a quality Spring Carnival race. 

The George Main Stakes is a $500,000 feature event that is run over the mile and the winner is Ballot Exempt for the Epsom Handicap.

George Main Stakes Betting Odds

The odds are released early in the spring and updated right up to the start of the race. All leading bookmakers offer markets and special odds for George Main Stakes runners. The top Randwick bookmakers are available via the link.

George Main Stakes Betting Tips

Our experts will provide their free George Main Stakes tips and betting preview in the lead up to the Spring Carnival Group 1. Our comprehensive guide to the Randwick race is available above.

Bookmaker Promotions

Bookmaker offers come thick and fast given it is a key race leading in the early part of the Sydney Spring Carnival. The best Australian betting sites all have special offers for customers ahead of the race and you can grab boosted and specials in the build up. If you are looking to sign up with a bookmaker ahead of the race, check out our top five below.
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George Main Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

The final field and barrier draw are released days ahead of the Group 1. The runners can be found above in our guide to the George Main.

George Main Stakes Form Guide

The George Main Stakes form guide has been ruled by Winx the last three years after taking out the event at short odds.

Chris Waller has a dominant record in recent years and is the trainer to follow. 

We have a team of experts working on your George Main Stakes form guide so you don’t have to do all the hard work.

George Main Stakes History

The George Main Stakes is one of Sydney’s premier weight-for-age mile races held at Royal Randwick. The race is named after George Main, a former chairman of the AJC.

In 1979 the race was given Group One status where some of Australia’s best ever horses have competed in the grand event.

The winner of the George Main is exempt from ballot for the Group One Epsom Handicap.

Champion mare Winx is the only winner of the race to have won three in succession.

Other noted gallopers to take out the Group One mile are super mare More Joyous, champion Lonhro and one of the best ever in Kingston Town.

Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the George Main Stakes? A number of bookmakers stream Australian horse racing live online and you can watch on your PC, Tablet or Smartphone. Check out our live streaming section to find where you watch the race.

George Main Stakes Results

2021Verry Elleegant
2014Sacred Falls
2012Shoot Out
2010More Joyous
2009Road To Rock
2007Race Not Run
2006Racing To Win
2005Mr Celebrity
2004Grand Armee

George Main Stakes 2022 Betting Tips

1st - Anamoe
2nd - Icebath
3rd - Hinged

George Main Stakes FAQ

How to bet on the George Main Stakes?

To place a bet on the George Main Stakes you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.

Corporate bookies provide betting markets on the George Main Stakes well in advance of the race date and provide best tote and fixed odds markets in the week leading into the race.

Who to bet on in the George Main Stakes?

The George Main Stakes draws the best mile horses to the Randwick track every September.

It is a race where the favourite typically puts together a strong performance.

Mares struggle in this event with only three mares in the last 20 years taking out the George Main Stakes.

How to live stream the George Main Stakes?

Punters wanting to live stream the George Main Stakes can get all the information from our live streaming hub.

When is the 2023 George Main Stakes?

The 2023 George Main Stakes is set to be run on September 16 at Royal Randwick.

How long is the George Main Stakes?

The George Main Stakes is ran over the 1600m journey.

This is one of the rare events on the Australian racing landscape that has been consistently ran over the same distance since its inception.

Where is the George Main Stakes?

The George Main Stakes is ran every year at Royal Randwick, which is located in Sydney. The winner of this event gains a ballot exempt run in the Epsom Handicap, the premier event of the Sydney spring.

What is the prize money for the George Main Stakes?

The George Main Stakes is worth $500,000. The victor also gains a ballot exempt entry into the Epsom Handicap, which is ran at the same race course.