Golden Slipper 2018

The 2018 Golden Slipper will be run on Saturday March 24 2018 at Rosehill Racecourse.

The Group One race is run over 1200 metres and boasts a whopping $3.5 million prize pool.

The Golden Slipper is Australia's premier sprint race for two year olds and is run at set weight conditions.

2017 Golden Slipper

The massive $3,500,000 in prize money on offer makes the Golden Slipper the world's richest race for 2-year-olds.

Golden Slipper Betting

Given the Golden Slippers ability to attract the best up and coming sprinters, it comes as no surprise that there is plenty of interest when it comes to betting on the race.

Many large bets are placed on the Golden Slipper and it's not uncommon to see bets of $50,000 or more placed with some bookmakers.

While the Golden Slipper itself attracts many bets, often it's a case of following the horses after the race as many go on to quality group and stakes races in future.

Golden Slipper History

The Golden Slipper was first run in 1957 and played host to many champion horses in the races history.

The Golden Slipper is not only one of Australia's premier Group One races, the day itself is arguably Sydney's biggest with a total of 5 Group One races being held at Rosehill. The four other Group Ones run on Golden Slipper day include the George Ryder Stakes, Ranvet Stakes, The Galaxy and the Rosehill Guineas.

Popular lead-upo races for the Golden Slipper include the Pago Pago Stakes, Todman Stakes for colts and geldings, and Reisling Stakes

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2017 Golden Slipper