2016 Silver Shadow Stakes Field, Barriers & Odds

Silver Shadow Stakes News

Eleven fillies remain in contention for Saturday’s 2016 Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Omei Sword ($2.80) remains a clear favourite in 2016 Silver Shadow Stakes betting markets with leading online bookie…


The Silver Shadow Stakes

The 2016 Silver Shadow Stakes is a premier Group 2 horse race run annually in Australia. The race takes place at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Run in August, the Silver Shadow Stakes is one of the illustrious races included in the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The entire carnival offers you – the punter – a smorgasbord of non-stop action and betting opportunity.

The 2016 Silver Shadow Stakes will take place on August 20th, 2016.

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The Sydney Spring Racing carnival involves races conducted by the Australian Turf Club – one of the nation’s most celebrated and highly distinguished racing clubs. The carnival’s events are spread out over three racecourses – Randwick, Rosehill and Warwick Farm. Following the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, you can move on to the Caulfield Guineas a week later. The Guineas takes place at Caulfield (Melbourne). After this, you can then follow the racing calendar to the Melbourne Cup which takes place several weeks later.

The Silver Shadow Stakes is a Group 3 race for three year old fillies. Group 3 is one of four types of group races. The groups are categorised in order of prize money. Group 1 is the most esteemed and offers the highest in prize takings. Group 1’s prize money is at least $250,000 (Australian); Group 2 – $125,000 (Australian); Group 3 – $75,000; and, listed – $50,000 (Australian). Although a Group 3 horse race, you are still going to get the same level of anticipation, excitement and potential opportunities as the Group 1 and 2 races.

The Silver Shadow Stakes takes place over 1200 metres and the fillies run under a set weight of 54 kilograms. Over the last five years, the Silver Shadow Stakes has produced the following winners: Samantha Miss (2008); Race Not Run (2007); Gold Edition (2006); Mnemosyne (2005); and Our Sweet Moss (2004).

Often the three year old fillies in the Silver Shadow Stakes use the race as a launch pad for the Group 2 Furious Stakes a fortnight later. The Furious Stakes is a 1400 metre race also run at the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival but at Randwick racecourse. The Silver Shadow Stakes is an indication as to how horses will perform in the Furious Stakes. There have been a number of previous runners that have won the Stakes and then gone on to win the Furious Stakes.

Warwick Farm Racetrack

The Silver Shadow Stakes was held at Warwick Farm Racecourse up until 2014. In the past, the location has changed variously between Warwick Farm, Randwick and Canterbury Park.
Warwick Farm racecourse is situated about thirty kilometres from Sydney’s centre. In fact, Warwick Farm is a Sydney suburb. Managed by the Australian Jockey Club, Warwick Farm is an Australian racing icon. The Australian Jockey Club was established in 1842. Warwick Farm was bought by the Australian Jockey Club in 1922. Approximately sixty race meetings are held by the Australian Jockey Club at both the Warwick Farm course and the Randwick Racetrack.

The track has a circumference of 1937 metres, with a straight of 326 metres. The track is famous for its quick turns. As such, those runners up front do well, whilst those at the back of the field tend to go wide as they make their way around the quick turns.

You can bet on the Silver Shadow Stakes without leaving home.

Just because you cannot make the Silver Shadow Stakes, does not mean you have to miss out on the excitement of the race and the thrill of placing a winning bet. You can bet on the Silver Shadow Stakes online – all from the comfort of your own home. Placing a wager online is the easiest thing you will probably do all year. It’s straightforward and will save you a whole heap of hassle.

You can bet on the Silver Shadow Stakes online and avoid the travel worries. Whether you live in driving distance of Warwick Farm or you live too far to drive, you can bet online and avoid the worries. Driving, parking, the costs of air travel and accommodation – all this can be left behind when you bet on the Silver Shadow Stakes online.

Don’t do well around huge crowds? Or, perhaps they just annoy the heck out of you. Bet online and you will not have to contend with the chaos and mayhem that other conventional betting arenas present you. What about the weather? Don’t do well in the heat, cold or drizzle? Avoid it all by placing a bet on the Silver Shadow Stakes online.

Feel out of your depth placing a bet in a conventional betting environment? Feel a little embarrassed that you are a novice? Don’t worry. Online betting on the Silver Shadow Stakes will offer you anonymity and confidentiality. Feel comfortable when you place a bet, by placing a bet in your own home.

Need information about the field? Well, before you place your bet online, just search for information about the race, the horses, the condition of the track, etc. See what experts are saying. Take on board what is said and come to your own conclusions. Make an informed choice using online information and in a couple of clicks you can place a bet based on this information.

The Silver Shadow Stakes is an Australian Group 3 horse race for three year old fillies. It takes place at Warwick Farm annually in Sydney and is part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. It is a high quality horse race that is run on a legendary track. There is no mistaking that this race offers all the excitement and betting opportunities you desire. The additional advantage is that you can bet online on the Silver Shadow Stakes from the comfort of your own home.

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