Silver Slipper Stakes Betting Odds

The Silver Slipper Stakes is a horse race for the Group 2 Australian thoroughbred horses aged at least 2 years. The race is run over a distance of 1100m. It is held annually during the month of February at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney, Australia. The race is a very prestigious one, which receives the best of the horses of the Group 2 category. The Silver Slipper Stakes is considered as the official line up for the STC Golden Slipper Stakes, which is the richest race in the world for 2-year-old thoroughbred horses. Due to this reason, the Silver Slipper Stakes witnesses the ambitious trainers, horses and their jockeys taking part in this race.

The Silver Slipper Stakes was first run in 1963, and until1978 it was a Principal race after which it was made a Group 2 race. The distance the race has been run has undergone many changes since 1963 when it was run over a distance of 4 furlongs or approximately 800m. Since 1983 it has been run over a distance of 1100m.

Some of the notable horses that have won the Silver Slipper Stakes are

* 1969 - Baguette

* 1979 - Fiancee

* 1987 - Ballook

* 1992 - Gold Brose

* 1998 - Iglesia

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