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Golden Slipper 2018

The Golden Slipper is the world's richest race for two-year-olds and is one of the most prestigious events in Australian racing.

The 2018 Golden Slipper will be run on March 24, 2018 at Rosehill racecourse.

The $3.5 million prize pool guarantees that the best two-year-old sprinters in the country contest the event that has a rich history of showcasing future champions.

Golden Slipper 2018

The Golden Slipper is run over a distance of 1200m under set weigh conditions and is the showcase race one a massive day of racing which features four other Group One races.

The George Ryder Stakes, Ranvet Stakes, The Galaxy and the Rosehill Guineas are the other Group One races that run on Golden Slipper day.

Many of the horses that run in the Golden Slipper will go on to have very succesful careers with some even going on to contest races such as the Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.

Golden Slipper Betting

With a host of Group One races held on Golden Slipper day at Rosehill it's no surprise that it's one of the biggest betting days of the year.

Racent history shows that favourites have fared quite well in the Golden Slipper with 4 of the last 10 favourites saluting in the race.

In the past 32 years there have been just 7 runners win the 1200m Golden Slipper at double-figure odds.

When it comes to placing a bet on the Golden Slipper you can't go past the convenience of betting online. Bookmakers such as Sportsbet and Ladbrokes offer great odds and even better promotions on feature races such as the Golden Slipper.

Golden Slipper Field

Given the massive $3.5 million in prize money on offer there is no surprise that the Golden Slipper has no problems attracting the capacity field of 16.

The calibre of two-year-olds the contest the event make it one of the most closely followed races as many of the runners will go on to contest future group and stakes races.

The barrier draw for the Golden Slipper can be vital and drawing wide in the 1200m race can prove to be almost impossible to overcome.

Golden Slipper Entertainment

Given the number of Group One races run on Golden Slipper day there is no surprise that the day attracts tens of thousands of racegoers.

The Rosehill meeting attracts many A-listers who enjoy the glamour, fashion, and racing culture that the day has to offer.

Learn more about the Golden Slipper HERE.

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