Newmarket Handicap Tips & Betting Advice


The Newmarket Handicap is one of Victoria’s top 1200m handicaps.
Worth $1.25 million, this race is only open to three-year-olds and over at Flemington.

Newmarket Handicap 2020 Betting Tips


Check back soon for our Newmarket Handicap betting tips:

Newmarket Handicap Information


  • DateSat 07 Mar, 2020
  • RacecourseFlemington
  • Race Distance1200 metres
  • ConditionsOpen Handicap
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,250,000

Newmarket Handicap Bookie Offers


Newmarket Handicap bookie offers are typically delivered by the corporate bookmakers, who hand out bonus bets and cash back promotions on the Group Ones.

The following bookies should deliver offers on the Newmarket Handicap.


Newmarket Handicap Free Bets


Unfortunately in Australia online bookmakers are unable to offer free bets, which includes the Newmarket Handicap.

Promotions on the big races can lead to a bonus bet, depending on whether or not the bookie is offering a deal on the specific race.

Newmarket Handicap History


Often seen as the pinnacle sprint of the Melbourne Autumn Carnival and a lead up to the TJ Smith Stakes, the Newmarket Handicap has seen some champions of the turf take out the event.

Weekend Hussler, Black Caviar and everyone’s favourite Lankan Rupee have all been successful in the event as well as Redkirk Warrior proving successful in back to back to back years more recently.

Newmarket Handicap Field


We will have the full Newmarket Handicap field here once it has been finalised.

Newmarket Handicap Form Guide


The Newmarket Handicap form guide is all about following the horses that have run well in the Lightning or are first up into the race.

Last year’s winner Sunlight finished third in the Lightning, while 2015 winner Brazen Beau was second.

In 2017-18, Redkirk Warrior came into the event fresh and was a winner on both occasions.

Newmarket Handicap Results


Year
Winner
2019Sunlight
2018Redkirk Warrior
2017Redkirk Warrior
2016The Quarterback
2015Brazen Beau
2014Lankan Rupee
2013Shamexpress
2012Hay List
2011Black Caviar
2010Wanted
2009Scenic Blast
2008Weekend Hussler
2007Miss Andretti
2006Takeover Target
2005Alinghi
2004Exceed And Excel
2003Bell Du Jour
2002Rubitano
2001Toledo
2000Miss Pennymoney

Newmarket Handicap Fixtures


The Newmarket Handicap fixture is below. These are subject to change.

Race 1: Benchmark 90
Race 2: Benchmark 84
Race 3: Benchmark 90
Race 4: Incognitus Stakes
Race 5: Sires Produce Stakes
Race 6: Newmarket Handicap
Race 7: Kewney Stakes
Race 8: Australian Cup
Race 9: Schweppervescence

Newmarket Handicap Barrier Draw


The Newmarket Handicap barrier draw will take place in the days leading into the event.

Check back in the week leading up to the race for the complete Newmarket Handicap barrier draw.

Newmarket Handicap 2019 Result


1st - Sunlight
2nd – Osbourne Bulls
3rd – Brave Smash


Sunlight
Sunlight took out the 2019 eidition of the Newmarket Handicap (Getty Images)

Newmarket Handicap Bet Of The Day


Check back in the days leading up to the race for our Newmarket Handicap bet of the day.

Newmarket Handicap Social News


Punters looking to get the latest Newmarket Handicap social news should visit the Victoria Racing Club’s social media accounts, which can be found at @FlemingtonVRC and Victoria Racing Club on Facebook.

Newmarket Handicap FAQ

How to bet on the 2020 Newmarket Handicap?

To place a bet on the Newmarket Handicap you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.
Corporate bookies provide betting markets on the sprint 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 2020 Newmarket Handicap?

The Newmarket Handicap is run over the 1200m for the horses three and over, so following the horses coming through the Lightning has proven a success in the past.
Follow our experts as they tip you into a Newmarket Handicap winner.

Best way to bet on the Newmarket Handicap?

Is there a better way to bet than from the comfort of your own home?
All you need to do these days is have a smartphone or laptop and you can sign up to an online bookmaker to place wagers from your couch.

How to live stream the Newmarket Handicap?

Punters wanting to live stream the Newmarket Handicap can get all the information from our live streaming hub.

When is the 2020 Newmarket Handicap?

The 2020 Newmarket Handicap is set to run on March 7.

How long is the Newmarket Handicap?

The Newmarket Handicap is a 1200m event.

Where is Newmarket Handicap?

The Newmarket Handicap is run every year at Flemington racecourse, which is located in Melbourne, Australia.

Who won the 2019 Newmarket Handicap?

Sunlight won the 2019 Newmarket Handicap for team McEvoy with Osbourne Bulls making a late charge and Brave Smash fighting out the finish.

What is the prize money for the Newmarket Handicap?

The Newmarket Handicap is worth $1.25 million.