2017 Chairman's Handicap Field, Barriers & Odds

Chairman’s Handicap

ATC Chairman’s Handicap 2017

The ATC (Australian Turf Club) Chairman’s Handicap is an excellent Group 2 thoroughbred race conducted at the Royal Randwick in New South Wales during the annual Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Held as part of the elite racing action of Australian Derby Day on Day of The Championships, which runs on a April 1st, the Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap is a staying race conducted over 2600m under open handicap conditions.Chairmans Handicap

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With prize money set at $300,000, the Chairman’s Handicap is an important event on the autumn racing calendar as the winner is exempt from ballot for the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) held a fortnight later.

The Championships Day 1 features a number of other exciting features and is one of the richest race days held in NSW. The race schedule includes:

Other feature events worth checking out the lucrative online betting odds for at Ladbrokes.com.au on the day include the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) and the Group 1 ATC Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) for two-year-olds.

ATC Chairman’s Handicap Race Facts –

When: Early April during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival

Where: Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

Distance: 2600m

Race Status: Group 2

Race Conditions: Open Handicap, 3YO & Upwards

Prize Money: $300,000

First Run: 1979

BRC Chairman’s Handicap

The BRC Chairman’s Handicap is a highly anticipated Group 3 thoroughbred race held as part of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

The 2017 BRC Chairman’s Handicap will take place on May 13th, 2017.

Taking place on the official opening meeting of the carnival in mid-May, the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap is run over 2020m and is one of three Group status races held on the day.

The highlight event is the $400,000 Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m), which is the first Group 1 event held in Brisbane each year, and the other features are the $125,000 Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2020m) and the $175,000 Champagne Classic (1200m).

The BTC Cup Day and the Chairman’s Handicap are run at Doomben Racecourse, which is one of Brisbane’s two premier racing venues, the other being Eagle Farm.

The Chairman’s Handicap is conducted by the Brisbane Racing Club (BRC).

Upcoming Races

Group 3

Kindergarten Stakes





Group 3

Adrian Knox Stakes




3YO Qlty

Group 2

Western Australian Derby





Group 3

Sires Produce Stakes





Group 3

Auraria Stakes





Group 1

Doncaster Handicap




3YO & Up Hcp

BRC Chairman’s Handicap Race Facts –

When: May 8th, 2017 during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival

Where: Doomben Racecourse

Distance: 2020m

Race Status: Group 3

Race Conditions: Quality Handicap

Prize Money: $125,000

First Run: 1978

The 2017 Melbourne Cup is another popular horse race that you must keep your eyes on; with an “all-of-the-best” field, you can’t miss it!

Chairmans Handicap News

Nine stayers have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Libran has returned to racing in slick form this time and…