Newcastle Stakes 2024 Race Details

Race 7 at Newcastle Racecourse on Friday the 8th of March 2024.

The Newcastle Stakes is a Group 3 race held at Newcastle Racecourse and is run over 1400 metres. It is run under quality handicap conditions. The total prize money is $250,000 this year.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races, and past winners on the Newcastle Stakes page.

Newcastle Stakes 2024 Preview

Track: Good Weather: Fine

Jimmystar comes up a short priced favourite. Happy to take him on from barrier 1. Unspoken is a winning machine and can resume a winner in this. Rustic Steel and Loch Eagle from the Lees yard have good claims. Zeyrek has undeniable claims from the good draw and looks a nice price.

Newcastle Stakes 2024 Runner by Runner

1. Zeyrek (3)

Maps well and he has form around group 1 runners. Well placed in this and is a very likeable price.

2. Unspoken (10)

Winning machine that can resume a big hope in this. The stable have good hopes for it in this race and the odds appeal.

3. Loch Eagle (6)

Mixes form but classy runner when on song. Goes in the mix from the good draw.

4. Rustic Steel (12)

Maps a bit tricky but should give this race a shake and should get a tow into it. Can win.

5. Ucalledit (9)

Prefer others.

6. Acquitted (11)

Has claims on the back of 2 good wins. Goes in the mix but tough map.

7. Waihaha Falls (5)  – scratched

8. Kinloch (13)  – scratched

9. Williamsburg (8)

Hard to catch but a market watch fresh in this. Capable but on trust.

10. Jimmysstar (1)

Happy to take him on from barrier 1. He had his chance last start but was also ridden upside down. may need to adopt the same tactics from barrier 1.

11. Blondeau (4)

Prefer others.

12. Diamond Dealer (7)

Can’t have.

13. Meritable (16)  – scratched

14. That’s Molly (15)

Prefer others.

15. Sharp Shock (2)

Leaning to others.

16. Imatruestar (14)

Prefer others.

Newcastle Stakes 2024 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Bryce Parker’s Tips
1 Zeyrek
3 Loch Eagle
9 Williamsburg
2 Unspoken

Previews for other races this week

Group 1 Newmarket Handicap 2024 (Flemington 1200m)

Group 2 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2024 (Flemington 1400m)

Group 2 Kewney Stakes 2024 (Flemington 1600m)

Group 3 Matron Stakes 2024 (Flemington 1600m)

Group 1 Randwick Guineas 2024 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 1 Canterbury Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1300m)

Group 2 Challenge Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1000m)

Group 2 Reisling Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 2 Todman Stakes 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 3 Wenona Girl Quality 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 3 Aspiration Quality 2024 (Randwick 1200m)

Listed Bunbury Cup 2024 (Bunbury 2000m)

Listed Bunbury Stakes 2024 (Bunbury 1400m)

Listed Canberra Cup 2024 (Canberra 2000m)  – Sunday

Group 3 Black Opal Stakes 2024 (Canberra 1200m)  – Sunday

Listed National Sprint 2024 (Canberra 1400m)  – Sunday

Listed Canberra Guineas 2024 (Canberra 1400m)  – Sunday

Group 2 Adelaide Cup 2024 (Morphettville 3200m)  – Monday

Listed C S Hayes Memorial Cup 2024 (Morphettville 1600m)  – Monday

Listed Morphettville Guineas 2024 (Morphettville 1600m)  – Monday

Listed Manihi Classic 2024 (Morphettville 1600m)  – Monday

Newcastle Stakes 2024 Race Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 4 Rustic Steel
2nd 15 Sharp Shock 3.21 lengths
3rd 16 Imatruestar 3.22 lengths
4th 5 Ucalledit 3.61 lengths

The track was rated as Good 4.

Scratchings: 6. Acquitted, 7. Waihaha Falls, 8. Kinloch, 12. Diamond Dealer, 13. Meritable.