Zipping Classic Race Guide & Tips
  • Zipping Classic Tips & Betting Advice 2020
  • Zipping Classic 2020 Betting Odds
  • Zipping Classic Betting Tips
  • Zipping Classic Bookmaker Promotions
  • Zipping Classic Field
  • Zipping Classic Barrier Draw
  • Zipping Classic Form Guide
  • Zipping Classic Live Stream
  • Zipping Classic Day Schedule
  • Zipping Classic History
  • Zipping Classic Results
  • Zipping Classic 2019 Result
  • Zipping Classic FAQs

Zipping Classic Tips & Betting Advice 2021

Run on the final day of the Melbourne Spring Carnival, the Zipping Classic is the headline event of Sandown's Racing Carnival.

Stakes on the same day as the Sandown Guineas, some of the best middle-distance gallopers appear in search of a final prize of the year in the 2400m Group 2 event. 

Zipping Classic Information


  • DateSat 13 Nov, 2021
  • Race Time05:30
  • RacecourseSandown
  • Race Distance2400m
  • ConditionsWeight-for-age
  • StatusGroup 2
  • Prize Money$250,000

Zipping Classic 2021 Betting Odds

The latest Zipping Classic betting odds will be provided as soon as the market becomes available.

Zipping Classic Betting Tips

Our experts will provide their free Zipping Classic tips and betting preview in the lead up to the Spring Carnival Group 2.

Our early preview and Zipping 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.

Zipping Classic Bookmaker Promotions

Zipping Classic bookmaker offers come thick and fast given it is the final showpiece 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 Zipping Classic, check out our top five below.

Zipping Classic Field

The Zipping Classic final field will appear here once the acceptances have been declared.

Zipping Classic Barrier Draw

The Zipping Classic barrier draw will appear here once the acceptances have been declared.

Zipping Classic Form Guide

Zipping Classic contenders typical come from the bigger days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, some times even from the big ones itself.

The 2400m makes it an ideal final target of the spring from middle-distance horses and those stepping back from the 3200m of the Melbourne Cup.

Zipping Classic Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Zipping 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 Zipping Classic.

Zipping Classic Day Schedule

Sandown Classic Day features a number of features races. The program is as below:

Race 1 - Merson Cooper Stakes
Race 2 - Sandown Guineas
Race 3 - Twilight Glow Stakes
Race 4 - Doveton Stakes 
Race 5 - Kevin Heffernan Stakes 
Race 6 - Sandown Stakes 
Race 7 - Eclipse Stakes 
Race 8 - Zipping Classic 
Race 9 - Sandown Cup 
Race 10 - Summoned Stakes


Zipping Classic History

The Sandown Classic, as the race is more commonly known, has a long and rich history. But it was only in 1999 that it stepped up to elite level having long been an open handicap.

It is a Group 2 event targetting middle-distances horses for one final race of the Spring. Since 2011 it has been named in honour of Zipping, who won the then Sandown Classic for years in row between 2007-2010.

Zipping Classic Results

Year
Winner
2020 Sound
2019 Southern France
2018 The Taj Mahal
2017 The Taj Mahal
2016 Beautiful Romance
2015 Who Shot Thebarman
2014 Au Revior
2013 Sertorius
2012 Tanby
2011 Americain
2010 Zipping
2009 Zipping
2008 Zipping
2007 Zipping
2006 Gallant Guru
2005 Roman Arch
2004 Count Ricardo
2003 Legible
2002 Hail
2001 Sky Heights
2000 Brave Chief

Zipping Classic 2020 Result

1st - Sound
2nd - Brimham Rocks
3rd - Future Score
Zipping Classic
Sound was too good in the Zipping Classic (Getty)

Zipping Classic FAQs

When is the 2021 Zipping Classic?

The 2021 Zipping Classic runs on Saturday, November 13, 2021.

How long is the Zipping Classic?

The Group 2 contest is run over 2400m.

Where is the Zipping Classic held?

The Zipping Classic is held at Sandown, which is located in Melbourne, Australia.

What time does the Zipping Classic run?

The Zipping Classic is held at 4.30pm on Saturday 13th November 2021.

Who won the 2020 Zipping Classic?

The 2020 Zipping Classic was taken out by Sound.