George Ryder Stakes Betting

The George Ryder Stakes is an Australian Turf Club thoroughbred horse race run over 1500 metres at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Australia. Horses aged three and older are eligible for the Group One event which is conducted under weight-for-age conditions.

Prize money for the George Ryder Stakes is $1million with $580,000 going to the winner and its connections. Second place receives $190,000 while third gets $90,000. As an added bonus, the winner of the George Ryder Stakes is exempt from the ballot for the Doncaster Mile.

Champion mare Winx, which started at $1.05, created history in 2019 by notching a fourth straight win in the George Ryder Stakes, which is a feat no horse had achieved previously. Since 2000, Chris Waller has dominated this feature with a remarkable seven wins which have all come in the past 10 editions of the race. Of course, he has the four that Winx won along with Metal Bender (2012), Rangirangdoo (2011) and Danleigh.

When it comes to winning jockeys in the George Ryder Stakes, Hugh Bowman leads the way for the hoops still in competition with six wins aboard Danleigh (2010) and Court’s In Session (2005) his first two along with the four recent ones on Winx.

Key George Ryder Stakes Race Information


March 23, 2019


Rosehill Gardens Racecourse


Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival




3YO & Upwards – Weight-for-age


Group 1

2018 WINNER:



Total stakes: $1,000,000 (AUD)

2019 George Ryder Stakes Race Replay

Past George Ryder Stakes Results

Year Winner Jockey Weight (kg) Trainer Price
2019 Winx H Bowman 57 C Waller $1.10
2018 Winx H Bowman 57 C Waller $1.20
2017 Winx H Bowman 57 C Waller $1.30
2016 Winx H Bowman 57 C Waller $1.90
2015 Real Impact J McDonald 59 N Hori $11.00
2014 Gordon Lord Byron C Williams 59 T Hogan $21.00
2013 Pierro N Rawiller 56.5 G Waterhouse $1.40
2012 Metal Bender M Rodd 59 C Waller $15.00
2011 Rangirangdoo C Brown 59 C Waller $15.00
2010 Danleigh H Bowman 59 C Waller $4.50
2009 Vision And Power J Cassidy 59 J Pride $11.00
2008 Weekend Hussler B Rawiller 56.5 R Mcdonald -
2007 Haradasun G Boss 56 T Vasil -
2006 Racing To Win G Boss 55.5 J O'Shea -
2005 Court'S In Session J Bowman 58 G Walter -
2004 Lonhro D Beadman 58 J Hawkes -
2003 Lonhro D Beadman 58 J Hawkes -
2002 Lord Essex R Quinn 58 J Hawkes -
2001 Landsighting C Brown 58 N Mayfield-Smith -
2000 Al Mansour L Beasley 58 J Size -
1999 Referral C Brown 58 S Englebrecht -
1998 Quick Flick M Montfort 57.5 T Donnelly -
1997 Mouawad G Cooksley 53 C Conners -
1996 Ravarda P Payne 54.5 B & D Guy -
1995 March Hare D Beadman 57 J Morish -
1994 Telesto R Dye 57 G Begg -
1993 Schillaci D Oliver 57 D Freedman -
1992 Kinjite M Dittman 54 N Doyle -
1991 Bureaucracy K Russell 53.5 J Denham -
1990 Straussbrook N Campton 53.5 B Evans -
1989 Wong N Tiley 57.5 V Sutherland -
1988 Campaign King J Marshall 57.5 B Cummings -
1987 Campaign King M Dittman 57 B Cummings -
1986 Heat Of The Moment J Cassidy 51.5 N Begg -
1985 Hula Drum R Quinton 53.5 B Cummings -
1984 Emancipation R Quinton 56 N Begg -
1983 Emancipation R Quinton 52.5 N Begg -

Frequently Asked Questions about the George Ryder Stakes

When is the 2020 George Ryder Stakes? The George Ryder Stakes will be held on Saturday, March 21 and is an integral part of the Golden Slipper Carnival.

How long is the George Ryder Stakes? Since its inception in 1903 (when it was known as the Railway Stakes before changing to its current title in 1974), the George Ryder Stakes has ranged from 1300 metres to its current distance of 1500 metres where it has remained since 1986.

Where is the 2020 George Ryder Stakes? Rosehill Gardens is the venue for the George Ryder Stakes with the race itself featuring on the Golden Slipper program.

Who won 2019 George Ryder Stakes? Champion mare Winx made it four straight George Ryder Stakes when she defeated Brutal and Dreamforce. It was yet another Group One success for Chris Waller and Hugh Bowman with Winx recording her 24th major.

Who won 2018 George Ryder Stakes? Winx notched her third straight success in the George Ryder when successful at the price of $1.16. Happy Clapper and Kementari filled the minors.

What is the prize money for the George Ryder Stakes? Prize money for the George Ryder Stakes is $1million. Of that, $580,000 goes to the winner with money being paid all the way down to tenth (10th).

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