TAB Champions Stakes 2023 Betting Tips & Betting Advice

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The headline event of the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the TAB Champions Stakes is run over the 2000m at Flemington on Saturday, 11th November 2021.

Worth $3 million, the TAB Champions Stakes is a staying contest that is almost the consolation prize to the previous Tuesday's Melbourne Cup. provides with TAB Champions Stakes betting tips and previews and a complete guide to the Group 1.

TAB Champions Stakes 2023 Betting Odds

There are currently no odds for the TAB Champions Stakes.

TAB Champions Stakes Betting Tips

Our experts provide their free TAB Champions Stakes tips and betting preview in the lead up to the Spring Carnival Group 1.

Our early preview and TAB Champions Stakes best bets are available in advance of the race as our tipsters pick out the best value from the futures markets and the final field.

TAB Champions Stakes Bookmaker Promotions

TAB Champions Stakes bookmaker offers come thick and fast given it is a key Flemington race during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The biggest and best Australian betting sites all have special offers for customers ahead of the race and you can grab boosted and enhanced odds specials in the build up. If you are looking to sign up with a bookmaker ahead of the TAB Champions Stakes, check out our top five below.
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TAB Champions Stakes 2023 Field & Barrier Draw

The field is yet to be released for the TAB Champions Stakes.

TAB Champions Stakes 2023 Form Guide

Due to the prize pool you’ll always see quality runners take to this field which makes putting together a TAB Champions Stakes form guide somewhat tricky. 

It’s not uncommon to see Melbourne Cup runners back up following the race that stops a nation to compete in this event, as well as horses that just missed out on taking their place in the staying feature.

Outside of the shock win to Trap For Fools in 2018, horses that have been in the Cox Plate frame have taken out this event, showcasing the connection between the two events.

TAB Champions Stakes Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the TAB Champions Stakes? A number of bookmakers including Sportsbet and TAB 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.

TAB Champions Stakes History

First run and won in 1869 Glencoe, the TAB Champions Stakes is arguably the most popular race of the Melbourne Cup Carnival outside of the race that stops a nation.

Worth $3 million and run on the final day of the carnival, the race routinely attracts top quality runners to Flemington.

Named after former chairman of the Victoria Racing Club, Lauchlan Kenneth Scobie Mackinnon, the TAB Champions Stakes was previously held Derby Day but was shifted to the final day of the carnival in 2016.

Some absolute stars of the track have delivered wins in the TAB Champions Stakes including Let’s Elope, three-time winner Tranquil Star and the horse that did the TAB Champions Stakes/Melbourne Cup double in 1999 Rogan Josh.

TAB Champions Stakes Results

2020Arcadia Queen
2019Magic Wand
2018Trap For Fools
2017Tosen Stardom
2016Awesome Rock 
2015Gailo Chop
2014 Happy Trials
2013Side Glance
2011Glass Harmonium
2010So You Think
2009Scenic Shot
2006Desert War
2005Lad Of The Manor
2004Grand Armee
2003Casual Pass
2001La Bella Dama
2000Oliver Twist

TAB Champions Stakes 2022 Result

1st - Zaaki
2nd - Mo'unga
3rd - Hezashocka

TAB Champions Stakes Social News

To get all the TAB Champions Stakes social news you should visit the Flemington social media channels.

Flemington's Twitter account can be found at @FlemingtonVRC while their Facebook page is at FlemingtonVRC

The official site can be found at

TAB Champions Stakes FAQ

When is the 2023 TAB Champions Stakes?

The 2023 TAB Champions Stakes runs on Saturday, November 11.

How long is the TAB Champions Stakes?

The staying contest is run over 2000m.

Where is the TAB Champions Stakes held?

The TAB Champions Stakes is held at Flemington, which is located in Melbourne, Australia.

What time does the TAB Champions Stakes run?

The TAB Champions Stakes is held at approximately 4.00pm.

Who won the 2022 TAB Champions Stakes?

Zaaki was dominant in the TAB Champions Stakes.

What’s the prize money for the TAB Champions Stakes?

$3 million is the total prize pool for the TAB Champions Stakes.