The Galaxy 2023 Betting Tips

The Group One the Galaxy is a $700,000 sprinting event that is run on Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill.

One of the main lead in races to the TJ Smith Stakes, the Galaxy serves as the premier sprint of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

The Galaxy Information

  • DateSat 16 Mar, 2024
  • Race Time06:10
  • RacecourseRosehill
  • Race Distance1100 metres
  • ConditionsOpen Handicap
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$350,000

The Galaxy 2023 Betting Odds

There are currently no betting odds for the 2023 The Galaxy.

The Galaxy 2022 Barrier Draw

We will update this page as soon as the The Galaxy barrier draw for 2023 is conducted.

The Galaxy Bookie Offers

The Galaxy bookie offers are typically delivered by the corporate bookmakers, who hand out bonus bets and cash back promotions on the big races.

Our trusted online betting partners should deliver offers on the The Galaxy.

The Galaxy Free Bets

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

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.

The Galaxy History

First run in 1972, The Galaxy is a sprint feature serves as the major lead-up to the Group One T J Smith Stakes during the Championships.

The Galaxy was also ran at Randwick for the majority of the race's history before it was relocated to its current home at Rosehill in 2013 and now sits as one of the drawcards of Golden Slipper Day.

The Galaxy was a Listed race in 1979, before being upgraded to Group two status in 1980, and finally gaining Group One status in 1984.

The Galaxy Field

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

The Galaxy Form Guide

There are plenty of sprint races that lead into the Galaxy so there's no shortages of formlines you can read into.

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes and the Newmarket Handicap are Melbourne Group One sprint races that are held a month prior to the Galaxy. 

It's also worth following the form of the previous year's Everest, with horses competing in that race alongside this one.

The Galaxy Results

2022Shelby Sixtysix
2020I Am Excited
2019Nature Strip
2018In Her Time
2017Russian Revolution
2015Sweet Idea
2014Tiger Tees
2013Bel Sprinter
2012Temple Of Boom
2011Atomic Force
2008Typhoon Zed
2005Charge Forward
2004Spark Of Life

The Galaxy Fixtures

The Galaxy fixture is below. These are subject to change.

Race 1: Birthday Card Stakes
Race 2: Munro Stakes
Race 3: N E Manion Cup
Race 4: Rosehill Guineas
Race 5: George Ryder Stakes
Race 6: Ranvet Stakes
Race 7: Golden Slipper
Race 8: The Galaxy
Race 9: Epona Stakes

The Galaxy 2022 Result

1st – Shelby Sixtysix
2nd – Big Parade
3rd – In The Congo

The Galaxy Bet Of The Day

Check back in the build-up to the race for our Galaxy bet of the day.

The Galaxy Social News

The best social media channels to stay up to date with any Galaxy information are:

Australian Turf Club Twitter - @aus_turf_club

Racing NSW Twitter -

The Galaxy FAQ

When is the 2023 Galaxy?

The 2023 Galaxy will be run on Saturday, March 18 at Rosehill racecourse.

Where is the Galaxy held?

The Galaxy is held at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney and is a part of the Golden Slipper Day program.

How can I bet on the Galaxy?

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

Markets open up well in advance for feature races such as the Galaxy.

How can I live stream the Galaxy?

Visit the live streaming hub for all the information on how you can watch the Galaxy from your phone, tablet or laptop.

Who won the 2022 Galaxy?

Shelby Sixtysix, trained by Danny Williams, took out the 2022 Galaxy. Big Parade and In The Congo placed 2nd and third. The final Group 1 on #GoldenSlipper Day was definitely cause for excitement!

What distance is the Galaxy?

The Galaxy is run over a distance of 1100 metres.

It is an open handicap event.

What is the prizemoney of the Galaxy?

The Galaxy is a Group One sprint worth $700,000.