Golden Slipper 2023: Chris Waller-trained Shinzo triumphs in $5 million Rosehill spectacle

The 2023 Golden Slipper will take place on Saturday March 18th at Rosehill Gardens, with the country’s best two-year-olds to feature in the historic Group 1 race. 

The race will be contested over 1200m, with the prizemoney totalling at $5 million. Last year, Fireburn beat home the likes of Best Of Bordeaux and Coolangatta to claim a massive victory. 

There will be a host of other Group 1 races on Slipper day including the Rosehill Guineas, Ranvet Stakes and George Ryder Stakes. 

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the 2023 Golden Slipper. 

Golden Slipper results

Shinzo has taken out the 2023 Golden Slipper, beating home the heavily-favoured Cylinder in a thrilling 1200m race at Rosehill Gardens.

The two-year-old Chris Waller-trained runner was rated a $13 chance with TAB and was aided by a nice inside ride from English jockey Ryan Moore. 

One of the other main chances in the race, Learning To Fly, missed the start before losing jockey Chad Schofield on the home straight. 

Earlier in the day, superstar Anamoe won his ninth career Group 1 in a gutsy effort in the George Ryder Stakes, while international raider Dubai Honour triumped in the G1 Ranvet Stakes. 

TIME  RACE DISTANCE WINNER
12.10pm Midway Handicap 1500m Wealthofknowledge
12.45pm Manion Cup 2400m Timour
1.25pm Epona Stakes 1900m Gin Martini
2.00pm Rosehill Guineas 2000m Lindermann
2.40pm Darby Munro Stakes 1200m Opal Ridge
3.15pm Ranvet Stakes 2000m Dubai Honour
4.00pm George Ryder Stakes 1500m Anamoe
4.45pm Golden Slipper 1200m Shinzo
5.20pm The Galaxy 1100m  
5.55pm Birthday Card Stakes 1200m  

When is the Golden Slipper?

This year’s Golden Slipper will take place on Saturday March 18th at Rosehill Gardens. 

The event will be headlined by the G1 Golden Slipper, and also includes four other Group 1 races. 

The $5 million two-year-old race will be held at 4.45pm AEDT. 

What time is the Golden Slipper?

The feature race on the card at Rosehill will begin at 4.45pm AEDT. 

What is the Golden Slipper?

The Group 1 Golden Slipper is one of the most historic races in Australia, after its inauguration in 1957. 

It is run over 1200m and is contested between the best two-year old horses in the country. It is a set weight race, with colts and geldings at ​56.5kg and fillies ​at 54.5kg.

The race itself is worth $5 million, with the winner taking home a cool $2.5 million. 

It is the headline race of a huge day at Rosehill – the biggest of the year at the venue. 

Golden Slipper prizemoney

With total prizemoney of $5 million, there is plenty up for grabs for connections of these talented two-year-olds.

The winners will collect a cool $2.5 million. 

1st $2.5 million
2nd $800,000
3rd $400,000
4th $250,000
5th $200,000
6th $120,000
7th $100,000
8th $60,000
9th $50,000
10th $40,000
11th-12th $20,000
13th-16th $10,000

Golden Slipper tickets

To purchase tickets to attend the 2023 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens, click here.

How to watch the Golden Slipper

This year’s Golden Slipper will be broadcast live on both Channel 7 and Sky Racing. 

Golden Slipper final field, barriers and betting odds

Odds courtesy of TAB, correct as of March 18th.

RUNNER (BARRIER) JOCKEY TRAINER ODDS
1. Little Brose (5) Michael Dee Ben & JD Hayes $12
2. Barber (8) Nash Rawiller James Cummings $21
3. Arkansaw Kid (13) Jye McNeil Ben & JD Hayes $41
4. Don Corleone (6) Hugh Bowman P & P. Snowden $10
5. Cylinder (3) James McDonald James Cummings $3.30
6. Red Resistance (17) Bret Prebble G.Waterhouse/A.Bott SCR
7. Shinzo (1) Ryan Moore Chris Waller $17
8. King’s Gambit (7) Mark Zahra P & P. Snowden $7
9. Empire Of Japan (2) Sam Clipperton P & P. Snowden $81
10. Learning To Fly (4) Chad Schofield Annabel Neasham $6
11. Platinum Jubilee (11) Tim Clark G.Waterhouse/A.Bott $10
12. Blanc de Blanc (12) Damian Lane Michael Freedman $34
13. Exploring (9) Brenton Avdulla James Cummings $41
14. Lazzago (10) Kerrin McEvoy Chris Waller $34
15. Steel City (15) Regan Bayliss C.Maher/D.Eustace $15
16. Facile (14) Ryan Maloney G.Ryan/S.Alexiou SCR
17e. Militarize (16) N/A Chris Waller $81

Golden Slipper past winners

Last year, Fireburn took out the race from Best Of Bordeaux and Coolangatta. 

Stay Inside took out the race in 2021, while Farnan won back in 2020.

2022 Fireburn
2021 Stay Inside
2020 Farnan
2019 Kiamichi
2018 Estijaab
2017 She Will Reign
2016 Capitalist
2015 Vancouver
2014 Mossfun
2013 Overreach
2012 Pierro
2011 Sepoy
2010 Crystal Lily
2009 Phelan Ready

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