Golden Eagle 2021 Tips & Betting Advice

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One of the newest major races on the Australian racing calendar, the Golden Eagle is a $7.5 feature for the four-year-olds.

Run at Rosehill on the same afternoon as the Victoria Derby, the Golden Eagle is another high priced Sydney event that clashes with a traditional Melbourne racing day. provides with The Golden Eagle betting tips and previews and a complete guide to the feature races.

Golden Eagle Information

  • DateSat 29 Oct, 2022
  • Race Time05:00
  • RacecourseRosehill
  • Race Distance1500 metres
  • Conditions4yo Set Weights
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$7,500,000

Golden Eagle Betting Odds

The Golden Eagle betting odds are available in the build up to the race as the likely field becomes clearer. The latest odds are listed below.

1 Private Eye $7
2 I'm Thunderstruck $4.40
3 Aegon $31
4 Apache Chase $7
5 Aysar $101
6 Aim $41
7 Amish Boy $41
8 Exoboom $26
9 Ellsberg $9.50
10 Love Tap $34
11 Count De Rupee $14
12 Laws Of Indices (IRE) $21
13 Maximal (GB) $14
14 Reve De Vol (IRE) $34
15 Forbidden Love $31
16 Vangelic $26
17 Media Award $34
18 Atishu (NZ) $26
19e Kiku $61
20e Our Playboy $101
21e Wheelhouse $101
22e Blondeau $151

Odds from TopSport on October 28.

The Golden Eagle Betting Tips

Our experts provide Golden Eagle betting tips in the lead up to the Rosehill four-year-old feature race.

Punters will be able to get their Golden Eagle betting tips, form guide and barrier draw analysis in the lead up to the $7.5 million showpiece.

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The Golden Eagle Final & Barrier Draw

The Golden Eagle field is confirmed three days before the event and it is hugely anticipated with the race due to the nature of the four-year-old exclusive line-up. The full line-up is below.

1 Private Eye Joseph Pride Nash Rawiller 17 57.5kg
2 I'm Thunderstruck Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr Hugh Bowman 10 57.5kg
3 Aegon Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Jason Collett 20 57.5kg
4 Apache Chase Desleigh Forster Jim Byrne 6 57.5kg
5 Aysar Ben & JD Hayes Jay Ford 15 57.5kg
6 Aim Peter & Paul Snowden Andrew Adkins 14 57.5kg
7 Amish Boy Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Kathy O'Hara 11 57.5kg
8 Exoboom Peter & Paul Snowden Lee Magorrian 12 57.5kg
9 Ellsberg Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Joshua Parr 1 57.5kg
10 Love Tap Richard & Michael Freedman Robbie Dolan 3 57.5kg
11 Count De Rupee Robert & Luke Price Brock Ryan (a) 4 57.5kg
12 Laws Of Indices (IRE) Annabel Neasham Tommy Berry 19 56.5kg
13 Maximal (GB) John O'Shea Sam Clipperton 22 56.5kg
14 Reve De Vol (IRE) Annabel Neasham Brodie Loy 7 56.5kg
15 Forbidden Love Richard & Michael Freedman Jean Van Overmeire 16 55.5kg
16 Vangelic Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 5 55.5kg
17 Media Award Chris Calthorpe Jack Martin 9 55.5kg
18 Atishu (NZ) Chris Waller Glyn Schofield 18 55.5kg
19e Kiku Chris Waller TBC 21 55.5kg
20e Our Playboy Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr TBC 2 57.5kg
21e Wheelhouse Chris Waller TBC 13 57.5kg
22e Blondeau Chris Waller TBC 8 57.5kg

Golden Eagle Form Guide

With only two runnings of the event, it is hard to get a strong guide on what type of horse wins this race, so it is best to do your form on how the horse handles the track and what time of form they are in.

Check back closer to the event running for our detailed Golden Eagle form guide.

The Golden Eagle Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Golden Eagle? 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 can watch the race.

Golden Eagle History

The Golden Eagle is Australia's newest race which has given a huge incentive for owners to resist allure from studs and continue racing colts into their four-year-old season.

Ran over the distance of 1500 metres at Rosehill Racecourse, the prizemoney is $7.5 million and ran for the first time ever in 2019.

Golden Eagle Previous Winners


Golden Eagle 2020 Result

1st - Colette
2nd - Icebath
3rd - Dawn Passage
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Collette loved the wet track in the Golden Eagle (Getty)

Golden Eagle News

To get all the Golden Eagle Stakes social news your best bet is the visit the Rosehill social media channels.

Randwick Twitter account can be found at @rosehillgardens while their Facebook page is at Rosehill Gardens.

Golden Eagle FAQ

How to bet on the 2021 Golden Eagle?

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

Corporates provide betting markets on the Golden Eagle well in advance of the race date. 

Bookmakers also offer best tote and fixed odds markets in the week leading up to the event so all you need to do is have an account with money deposited in and you're ready to wager on the Golden Eagle.

Who to bet on in the 2021 Golden Eagle?

The Golden Eagle is a set-weights race for four-year-olds which means it is restricted to that age only.

Our experts pride themselves on providing winners for not just this feature event but for all the major races throughout the year, so check out our tips page to back yourself a winner.

Best way to bet on the Golden Eagle?

Signing up with an online bookmaker to avoid the queues down at your local pub and club is the way to go.

These days you can deposit and bet from the comfort of your couch which means all you have to do is sign up, credit your account and you are ready to go.

How to live stream the Golden Eagle?

Punters wanting to live stream the Golden Eagle can get all the information they need on how to do it by visiting our live streaming information hub.

When is the Golden Eagle 2021 horse race?

The Golden Eagle will run on Saturday, October 30 2021, the same date as the Victoria Derby is conducted in Melbourne.

How long is the Golden Eagle race?

The Golden Eagle is run over the 1500m distance and is worth $4.1 million to the winner.

Where is the Golden Eagle race ran?

The Golden Eagle runs at Rosehill Gardens, one of Sydney's premier racecourses.

What time is the 2021 Golden Eagle?

There has not been an official announcement on when the 2021 Golden Eagle will run, but our best estimate will be a mid-to-late afternoon, close to 4pm AEDT start time.

Who won the 2020 Golden Eagle?

Collette won the second ever running of the Golden Eagle on a heavy track.

What is the prize money for the Golden Eagle?

The total prize pool for the Golden Eagle is $7.5 million, with $4.1 million going to the winner.

Of the prize money allocated, 10 per cent will go towards a charity that each runner has nominated, with the approval of Racing NSW.