Darley Sprint Classic 2021 Tips & Betting Advice

VRC Sprint Classic is a 1200m feature ran on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Saturday 6th November 2021.

Run down the Flemington straight, the VRC Sprint is known as the Darley Sprint Classic is a weight for age contest with a total prize pool of $2 million.

Darley Sprint Classic 2021 Betting Odds

There are currently no betting markets available for the 2021 Darley Sprint.

Darley Sprint Classic Betting Tips

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

Our early preview and Darley Sprint Classic best bets will be available in advance of the race as our tipsters pick out the best value from the futures markets and the final field.

Darley Sprint Classic Bookmaker Promotions

Darley Sprint Classic bookmaker offers come thick and fast given it is a key Flemington race during the Melbourne Cup 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 Darley Sprint Classic, check out our top five below.

Darley Sprint Classic Field

The final field will be released closee to race day.

Darley Sprint Classic Barrier Draw

The full barrier draw will be released closer to race day.

Darley Sprint Classic 2021 Form Guide

Following the big sprint events throughout the year is your best best heading towards the Darley Sprint Classic.

Sprinters like Redzel, Black Caviar and Santa Ana Lane have recorded big Group wins prior to taking out the VRC Sprint Classic. The in-form runners tend to excel in the VRC Sprint Classic.

Darley Sprint Classic Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Darley Sprint Classic? A number of bookmakers 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 Darley Sprint Classic.

Stakes Day Schedule

Darley Sprint Classic is on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Race 1: R96 Trophy 
Race 2: Foundation Plate 
Race 3: Springtime Stakes 
Race 4: Chatham Stakes 
Race 5: Queen Elizabeth Stakes 
Race 6: Matriarch Stakes 
Race 7: Darley Sprint Classic 
Race 8: Mackinnon Stakes 
Race 9: R80 Handicap

Darley Sprint Classic History

The VRC Sprint Classic was inaugurated in 1960 and became a Group One race less than 20 years later.

The race is considered Melbourne’s best sprint races and one is Australia’s finest short course events.

Run under weight-for-age conditions, the VRC Sprint gone by the names the Patinack Farm Classic, the Darley Classic and the Salinger Stakes over the journey. 

The stake of $2 million is enough to attract the big players and after being originally run on the first day of the carnival, it was changed to the final day in 2006. 

One of the most famous wins came from Black Caviar who recorded back-to-back wins in 2010 and 2011. 

Darley Sprint Classic Results

2019Nature Strip
2018Santa Ana Lane
2014 Terravista
2011Black Caviar
2010Black Caviar
2009All Silent
2007Miss Andretti
2006Dance Hero
2005Glamour Puss
2004Takeover Target
2003Ancient Song
2000Easy Rocking

Darley Sprint Classic 2019 Result

1st - Bivouac
2nd - Nature Strip
3rd - Libertini
Darley Sprint Classic
Bivouac stormed past Nature Strip to win the Darley Sprint Classic (Getty)

Darley Sprint Classic Social News

To get all the Darley Sprint Classic social news you should visit the Flemington social media channels.

Flemington's Twitter account can be found at @FlemingtonVRC while their Facebook page is at FlemingtonVRC

The official site can be found at Flemington.com.au.

Darley Sprint Classic FAQ

How to bet on the 2021 Darley Sprint Classic?

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

Bookies provide betting markets on the Sprint Classic in advance of the race date with tote and fixed odds markets coming out in the week leading into the event.

Who to bet in the 2021 Darley Sprint Classic?

The Darley Sprint showcases the best sprinting talent Australia has to offer.

In recent years Redzel has won this event after taking out the 2017 Everest, while Black Caviar took out the race in consecutive years.

Following the sprint features leading into the VRC Sprint is your best bet with the Everest one of the most notable events.

Best way to bet on the Darley Sprint Classic?

Is there a better way to bet than from the comfort of your own couch?

All you need to do these days is have a smartphone or laptop and you can sign up to an online bookmaker, with corporates allowing punters to wager on the Darley Sprint Classic.

How to live stream the Darley Sprint Classic?

Punters can get all the information on how to live stream not only the Darley Sprint Classic but all other Australian horse races by visiting our live streaming hub.

When is the 2021 Darley Sprint Classic?

The Darley Sprint Classic is held on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. 

In 2021 the Sprint Classic will be conducted on Saturday, November 6.

How long is the Darley Sprint Classic?

Ran over the sprint distance at Flemington, the Sprint Classic is a 1200m contest.

Where is the Darley Sprint Classic?

The Darley Sprint Classic is held at Flemington race course, which is located in Melbourne.

Run for the first time in 1960, $2 million feature has always ran at Flemington.

What time is the Darley Sprint Classic?

There has been no official announcement about the starting time for the 2020 Sprint Calssic, but an educated guess would have the event starting at 4pm AEDT.

Who won the 2020 Darley Sprint Classic?

Bivouac provided an explosive turn of foot to beat Nature Strip and Libertini.

What is the prize money for the Darley Sprint Classic?

The top sprint race of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the Darley Sprint Classic has a total prize pool of $2 million.


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