2016 Golden Pendant Field, Barriers & Odds

The Golden Pendant

The Golden Pendant is a Group 2 race that is held annually at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney.

The 2016 Golden Pendant is due to take place on Saturday September 24, 2016.

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Part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the Golden Pendant is run over a distance of 1,400 metres and is worth a total of $400,000 in prize money. The Golden Pendant is open to fillies and mares aged three-years-old and upwards and was previously known as the Research Stakes. The race takes place on the same day as the Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m), Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m) and the Group 3 Colin Stephen Quality (2400m) and Gloaming Stakes (1800m).

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Cox Plate


Moonee Valley



Group 1

Caulfield Cup




3YO up Handicap

Group 1

Moir Stakes


Moonee Valley



Group 1

Epsom Handicap




Open Handicup

Group 1

Metropolitan Handicap




3YO & up Handicap

Group 1

Melbourne Cup





The Golden Pendant has been the home to a large number of quality gallopers since it was first run in 1996. Past Golden Pendant winners include Fiddlesticks (1996), Dantelah (1998), Brief Kiss (1999), La Rieuse (2001), Classy Dane (2003), Hot Danish (2009) and Trim (2010).

The Golden Pendant is the perfect opportunity to make the most of the Sydney spring carnival betting. Win, place, trifecta, quinella, exacta and many more betting combinations are able to be placed on the race and provide a great way for everyone to be involved with all the action the Golden Pendant has to offer.

In other racing news, the 2015 Queensland Oaks is scheduled for early June and it has become a very popular Brisbane Racing Winter Carnival race. Currently open to 3-year-old fillies, it flaunts a prize money pool totaling $400,000 over a distance of 2,400 metres. Eagle Farm Racecourse plays host to the Queensland Oaks 2015 and is open to not only local punters, but bettors all around the country. Starting in 1951, the race is run towards late May and early June each year.

Golden Pendant News

Ten mares have been confirmed in the 2016 Golden Pendant field; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Group 1 winner First Seal has not been seen at the races this season, but remains an outright $3.40 favourite in 2016…