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2020 Golden Rose Tips, Preview & Best Bets

  • The $1 million dollar Golden Rose is one of the most anticipated three-year-old features of the year
  • This Group One is run over 1400 metres at Rosehill Gardens
  • Do they catch the hot favourite in Rothfire?
  • Where is the value in the early markets?
Golden Rose 2020 Tips
Will Peltzer take the next step as a three-year-old in the Group One Golden Rose this spring? (Getty)

Golden Rose Information

  • DateSat 25 Sep, 2021
  • Race Time05:00
  • RacecourseRosehill
  • Race Distance1400 metres
  • Conditions3yo - Set Weights
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,000,000

The Golden Rose has turned into one of Australia's premier three-year-old races since gaining group one status in 2009.

This $1 million major has become a focus especially for colts looking to enhance their stallion credentials with modern era winners in Epaulette, Zoustar, Exosphere, Trapeze Artist and The Autumn Sun now making their name at stud.

With a stack of strong early nominations to choose from, we've picked out our best and value bets for the 2020 Golden Rose.

2020 Golden Rose Odds

North Pacific$5.40
Ole Kirk
Kings Legacy$15.40
Global Quest$24.00

Odds are provided by Sportsbetting.com.au and are correct as of 23/09/2020 - 8.30pm

2020 Golden Rose Tips

Golden Rose 2020 Best Bet - Rothfire

Looking to solidify his claims as Australia's best three-year-old in the 2020 Golden Rose is this powerful gelding from the Queensland stable of Robert Heathcote.

His one and a half length victory was dominant via The Run To The Rose lead-up event on September 9 where he was able to absord the early pressure of Farnan before exploding away late to put a space on a very talented group.

Rothfire has already proved his 1400m claims via his outstanding victory in the Group One J.J Atkins and as the market reflects, he looks clearly the one to beat off his first-up win.

Golden Rose 2020 Value Bet - Peltzer

This $1 million dollar feature has been the target a long way out for this son of So You Think who was unbeaten from three attempts over the autumn with slick times recorded on a few occasions.

Coming in off the one trial on August 29, he just couldn't match the speedy Anders over 1100m and faced another sharp task in the Run To The Rose when forced to chase again and he's clearly more comfortable dictaing proceedings himself.

Whether he can do that or not on Saturday is an unknown, however, he gets the benefit of barrier two and if he's any chance of rolling Rothfire, Kerrin McEvoy needs to take that early risk for this 1400m assignment where he should be suited by a more rolling tempo over this journey.

Golden Rose FAQ

What date is the 2020 Golden Rose?

The 2020 Golden Rose Stakes is scheduled to run on Saturday, September 26.

How can I live stream the 2020 Golden Rose?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Golden Rose and all other Australian horse races.

What distance is the Golden Rose?

The Golden Rose is run over a distance of 1400 metres.

Where is the Golden Rose held?

The Golden Rose is held at the Rosehill Garden Racecourse in Sydney.

What's the best bet in the 2020 Golden Rose?

We're with Rothfire as the best bet in the 2020 Golden Rose.

What's the Golden Rose worth?

The Golden Rose is worth $1 million in total

$580,000 of that goes to the winner.

Who won the 2019 Golden Rose?

Bivouac won the 2019 Golden Rose.



Rothfire was excellent in the Run To The Rose lead-up and is clearly the one to beat in the 2020 Golden Rose.

Respecting Peltzer who should relish the step up to 1400m now third-up.

Best Bet: Rothfire To Win @-111.11 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Peltzer To Win @710 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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