|Date||November 2, 2019|
|Prize Money||$7.5 Million|
Look out Melbourne Cup, there’s a new race in November that is set to take the shine away from Victoria.
Its name is the Golden Eagle and it is worth a cool $7.5 million.
Ran on the same day as Victoria Derby Day, the race was implemented to keep colts in work heading into their four-year-old campaigns.
The inaugural running of the Golden Eagle will be raced on November 2, 2019.
2019 Golden Eagle betting odds
Chris Waller superstar Autumn Sun is the $3.50 favourite to win the first ever running of the Golden Eagle at online bookmaker Sportsbet.
Western Australian gun Arcadia Queen is on the next line of betting at $5 while Amphitrite ($7.50) is the only other runner in single figures.
Best Golden Eagle bookmakers
The bookies got in on the act early when it came to the Eagle, installing markets almost straight away.
Below you can find a list of the online bookmakers you can trust, all of which have comprehensive reviews.
Golden Eagle betting tips
There is field currently set for the 2019 Golden Eagle but we believe if The Autumn Sun is accepted for the race it is his for the taking.
The Chris Waller colt is an absolute out-and-out star and this race would cap off a memorable career before going into what should be a lucrative and successful life as a stud horse.
Latest Golden Eagle news
Caulfield start most likely for Behemoth
South Australian trainer David Jolly is favouring sending Behemoth to Melbourne to run in the Regal Roller Stakes at Caulfield.
Golden Eagle plans for Buffalo River
Up-and-coming galloper Buffalo River is having three weeks in the paddock before returning to work with a view to getting to the Golden Eagle.
O’Shea filly looking Pretty for spring
A new race on the calendar will be among the options for the John O'Shea-trained stakes winner Pretty In Pink this spring.
Arcadia Queen in Golden Eagle market
Perth's latest racing star, Arcadia Queen, has been installed on the second line of betting for the $7.5 million Golden Eagle.
Elliott on the attack over Golden Eagle
The Victoria Racing Club has accused Racing NSW of parochialism with its new race, the Golden Eagle,to be held on the first day of the...