Underwood Stakes 2023 Tips & Betting Advice

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The Underwood Stakes is favourite event for punters as it represents a pathway to the Melbourne Spring Carnival feature races.

The race is known as a key lead in race to the Caulfield Cup as the stayers step up to 1800m. Bets.com.au provides with Underwood Stakes betting tips and previews.

Underwood Stakes Information

  • DateSun 29 Sep, 2024
  • Race Time05:00
  • RacecourseSandown
  • Race Distance1800 metres
  • ConditionsWeight-for-age
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$750,000

Underwood Stakes 2023 Betting Odds

There are no current betting odds for the 2023 Underwood Stakes.

Underwood Stakes Betting Tips

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

Our early preview and Underwood Stakes best bets will be available in advance of the race as our tipsters pick out the best value from the futures markets. Check in the weeks and days leading into the race for our comprehensive guide to the race.

Underwood Stakes Bookmaker Promotions

Underwood Stakes bookmaker offers come thick and fast given it is a key Caulfield race leading in the early part of the Melbourne Spring 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 Underwood Stakes, check out our top five below.

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Underwood Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

There are no field and barrier draws available for the 2022 Underwood Stakes.

Underwood Stakes 2023 Form Guide

The Underwood Stakes form guide is important as it is the unofficial kick off to the Melbourne Spring Carnival majors.

Homesman, Bonneval and Black Heart Bart have all taken this race out en route to delivering bigger wins later in the spring.

Underwood Stakes Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Underwood 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 Underwood Stakes.

Underwood Stakes History

The Underwood Stakes is favourite event of the punters as the Melbourne Spring Carnival approaches.

The Underwood Stakes was first run and won back in 1924 by Whittier, who ended up defending that title a year later.

The race is now known as a key lead in race to the Caulfield Cup.

Gaining Group One status in 1979, the event gives the winner a ballot exempt tilt at the Cup.

Phar Lap, Ajax and New Zealand pair It's A Dundeel and Bonecrusher are four thoroughbred stars that have recorded victories in the Underwood.

Underwood Stakes Results

2022Alligator Blood
2020Russian Camelot
2019Black Heart Bart
2016Black Heart Bart
2014 Forteller
2013It's A Dundeel
2012Ocean Park
2011Lion Tamer
2010So You Think
2009Heart Of Dreams
2008Weekend Hussler
2006El Segundo
2000Oliver Twist

Underwood Stakes 2022 Result

1st - Alligator Blood
2nd - Mo'unga
3rd - Zaaki

Underwood Stakes Social News

Punters looking to get the latest Underwood Stakes social news should visit the Caulfield racecourse social media accounts, which can be found at @MelbRacingClub, Melbourne Racing Club official page and MRC on Facebook.

Underwood Stakes FAQ

What time is the 2023 Underwood Stakes?

Held on the Sunday after the AFL Grand Final, the Underwood Stakes is Melbourne's top racing event for that weekend.

The headline event is scheduled to run at 4pm AEST.

How to bet on the 2023 Underwood Stakes?

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

Bookmakers 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 Underwood.

Best way to bet on the Underwood Stakes?

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 Underwood Stakes?

Punters wanting to live stream the Underwood Stakes can find all the information at our live streaming hub.

You can get all the information on the upcoming races at our hub which includes the Underwood Stakes and the rest of the Melbourne spring.

When is the 2023 Underwood Stakes?

The Underwood Stakes is always held the day after the AFL Grand Final.

How long is the Underwood Stakes?

1800m is the journey for the Underwood Stakes.

This makes it the perfect build up towards races like the Cox Plate and the Caulfield Cup, which are both run in excess of 2000m.

Who won the 2022 Underwood Stakes?

Alligator Blood held on to secure his third Group One win in the 2022 Underwood Stakes.

What is the prize money of the Underwood Stakes?

The prize pool of the Underwood Stakes is $1M.

The winner also gets a ballot exempt entry into the Caulfield Cup.


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