Underwood Stakes Preview & Betting Tips

Underwood Stakes 2020 Betting Tips

Our team of experts will release our Underwood Stakes betting tips as the event draws close. 

The Underwood usually runs in late September so check back around that time for our detailed betting strategy. 

Underwood Stakes Information


  • DateSun 27 Sep, 2020
  • RacecourseCaulfield
  • Race Distance1800 metres
  • ConditionsWeight-for-age
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$750,000

Underwood Stakes 2020 Betting Odds

The Underwood Stakes odds for both the fixed and tote markets are released in the week leading up to the event.  

Check back here in the days leading into the event for the complete market on Underwood Stakes.

Underwood Stakes Bookie Offers

The Underwood Stakes bookmaker offers come thick and fast from our trusted bookies given the stature of the event.

Bookies like BetEasy should deliver Underwood Stakes bookmaker offers leading into the sprinting feature.

Underwood Stakes Free Bets

Punters looking to get Underwood Stakes free bets will need to check the promotions of our trusted bookies to see what is on offer. On certain events bookmakers will offer bonus bet promotions so check what options are available when the race is on the horizon.

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 Field

The 2019 Underwood Stakes field can be found below.

No
Horse
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
1Hartnell (GB)James CummingsHugh Bowman1
2Galio Chop (FR)Matthew WilliamsDamien Oliver12
3Black Heart BartLindsey SmithBrad Rawiller6
4Humidor (NZ)Ciaron Maher & David EustaceKerrin McEvoy9
5Harlem (GB)David & B Haynes & T DabernigDwayne Dunn10
6Trap For FoolsJarrod McLeanPeter Hall2
7GattingDarren McauliffeJamie Kah7
8Homesman (USA)Liam HowleyN/A13
9Yucatan (IRE) Liam HowleyN/A11
10Yulong Price (SAF)Chris WallerMark Zahra5
11Super Titus (GB)David & B Haynes & T DabernigJye McNeil8
12The Chosen One (NZ)Murray Baker & Andrew ForsmanDamien Lane3
13KenednaCiaron Maher & David EustaceJohn Allen4

Underwood Stakes Form Guide

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

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

It is not unusual for the best galloper takes out this race, but check back here before the race for our detailed look at the Underwood Stakes.

Underwood Stakes Results

Year
Winner
2018Homesman
2017Bonneval
2016Black Heart Bart
2015Mourinho
2014 Forteller
2013It's A Dundeel
2012Ocean Park
2011Lion Tamer
2010So You Think
2009Heart Of Dreams
2008Weekend Hussler
2007Rubiscent
2006El Segundo
2005Perlin
2004Elvstroem
2003Mummify
2002Northerly
2001Northerly
2000Oliver Twist

Underwood Stakes Live Streaming

Those want to experience the Underwood Stakes live streaming video can do so with a number of our trusted online bookmakers.

Simply sign up with a bookmaker like Ladbrokes and you can experience the Underwood Stakes live stream.

Underwood Stakes Fixture

The Underwood Stakes fixture for the day is below.

Race 1: Benchmark 78
Race 2: Open Handicap
Race 3: Inglis Cup
Race 4: Benchmark 90
Race 5: Testa Rossa Stakes
Race 6: Caulfield Guineas Prelude
Race 7: Thousand Guineas Prelude
Race 8: Underwood Stakes
Race 9: Open Handicap

Underwood Stakes Barrier Draw

The Underwood Stakes barrier draw should take place in the days leading into the event.

Check back in the week leading up to the sprint for a look at the Underwood Stakes barrier draw.

Underwood Stakes 2019 Result

1st - Black Heart Bart
2nd - Homesman
3rd - Gailo Chop
Black Heart Bart
Black Heart Bart wound back the clock in speculation fashion to win the 2019 Underwood Stakes (Getty Images)

Underwood Stakes Bet Of The Day

Our experts will have your Underwood Stakes bet of the day in the week leading up to the event. 

Check back prior to the running of the Underwood Stakes for our bet of the day.

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 2020 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 2020 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.

Who to bet on in the 2020 Underwood Stakes?

Following the middle distance events leading into the Underwood always pays heading into this 1800m event.

Our experts follow all the big races leading into this Group One so check back with us for your Underwood Stakes tips and best bets.

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 2020 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.

Where is the Underwood Stakes?

The Underwood Stakes is held at Caulfield racecouse, which is located in Melbourne.

Who won the 2019 Underwood Stakes?

Nine-year-old gelding Black Heart Bart turned back the clock in sensational fashion to take out the 2019 Underwood Stakes.

It was the second time the horse has claimed the prize after winning this race back in 2016.

What is the prize money of the Underwood Stakes?

The prize pool of the Underwood Stakes is $750,000.

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