Danehill Stakes 2019

Saturday September 14, 2019

Ladbrokes Tip: Danehill Stakes runners often head into the Coolmore Stud Stakes later in the spring

The Danehill Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-olds run down the famous ‘Straight Six’ at Flemington Racecourse on Makybe Diva Stakes Day during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The day’s racing at the mid-September meeting is headlined by the weight-for-age Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m).

There are three Group 2 support acts on the card with the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m), Group 2 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) and the Danehill Stakes. A 1200m sprint, the Danehill Stakes is run at set weights plus penalties and offers $200,000 in total prize money.

It is a key lead-up into the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) over the same track and distance during the Melbourne Cup Carnival, a double recently completed by Sepoy (2011).

The latest edition of the Danehill Stakes took place on Saturday September 14, 2019 and was won by Dalasan who jumped the favourite in betting. 

2019 Danehill Stakes Results

The official Danehill Stakes 2019 results and full race finishing order will be provided below once the race is run and won on Saturday September 14, 2019 .

  • 1st: #5 Dalasan
  • 2nd: #2 Dubious
  • 3rd: #11 Express Pass

Race favourite Dalasan franked the Spring Stakes form out of Adelaide saluting for the punters in the Danehill Stakes 2019 results. He is now top fancy to win at elite level in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas in October.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 5 DALASAN Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Raquel Clark 5 58.5kg $2.60F
2 2 DUBIOUS Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 0.75L 1 58.5kg $9.50
3 11 EXPRESS PASS Nick Ryan Ben Melham 1.5L 10 57kg $6
4 8 SEBRAKATE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 1.7L 9 57kg $7.50
5 3 STRASBOURG Peter & Paul Snowden Dwayne Dunn 1.8L 7 58.5kg $18
6 4 SUPER SETH Anthony Freedman Mark Zahra 1.9L 2 58.5kg $4.80
7 1 YOURDEEL (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jamie Kah 2.9L 3 59.5kg $12
8 9 HAWKER HURRICANE Michael Moroney Jordan Childs 3.1L 6 57kg $61
9 6 FABULANSKI Robbie Laing Ms Linda Meech 7.1L 8 58kg $101
10 10 YULONG SAVINGS Tony & Calvin McEvoy Jye McNeil 8.1L 4 57kg $71
7 LYRE Anthony Freedman Damian Lane 0

Danehill Stakes Race Info

  • Date: Saturday September 14, 2019
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse
  • Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 3YOs – Set Weights + Penalties
  • Status: Group 2
  • Prize Money: $200,000
  • First Run: 1982

Danehill Stakes Betting & Odds

Danehill Stakes betting is led by in-form three-year-olds with proven form over 1200m that were likely tested in tougher company during their last campaign. Horses that ran well in lead-up races in Melbourne like the Vain Stakes and McKenzie Stakes and that have previous experience down the testing Flemington straight also sit high up the Danehill Stakes odds each year.

Double-figure hopes in Danehill Stakes markets have recent winning form in the Group 2 including Charlie Boy ($21 in 2013).

2019 Danehill Stakes Odds

The latest Danehill Stakes 2019 betting odds and links to our Flemington racing markets will be provided below the week of the race.


Danehill Stakes Field

The Danehill Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of three-year-olds many heading towards longer distance runs for their age during the spring. A key lead-up race into the Danehill Stakes is the Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield the previous month.

In 2015 Ready For Victory ran second in the McNeil and third in the Danehill Stakes behind Kinglike. Ready For Victory also went on to run third to Press Statement in that year’s Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m), which is a target for many horses coming out of the Danehill Stakes field each spring.

Danehill Stakes betting tips online at Ladbrokes

Sepoy (2011) completed the Danehill Stakes – Coolmore Stud Stakes double as a three-year-old. Photo Credit: Taron Clarke.

Another possible lead-up run is Moonee Valley’s Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m), a race Rich Enuff won on way to his Danehill Stakes success in 2014. Rich Enuff also won the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) next start before his Caulfield Guineas second to Shooting To Win.

Éclair Big Bang come off a Danehill Stakes third to Charlie Boy in 2013 before backing up to win the Caulfield Guineas.

Fillies meanwhile may come off an August run in the Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield before taking on the boys. In 2013 Kiss A Rose won the Quezette before a second to Charlie Boy in the Danehill Stakes. In 2017 the previous season’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes winning filly Catchy improved on a lead-up second in the Quezette Stakes to beat home the boys in the Danehill Stakes.

Danehill Stakes nominations are taken the Monday before the race runs on the Saturday with the final field and barriers released on the Wednesday.

2019 Danehill Stakes Field

The official Danehill Stakes 2019 race field and barriers are announced the Wednesday of Makybe Diva Stakes week and will be published in full below, so stay tuned to see what three-year-olds make the starting line-up this spring.

The 2019 Danehill Stakes Final Field features 10 remaining runners after connections chose not to race the Blue Diamond winner Lyre (4).

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 123111x YOURDEEL (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jamie Kah 3 59.5kg 98
2 1x123015x4 DUBIOUS Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 1 58.5kg 84
3 12x528218x STRASBOURG Peter & Paul Snowden Dwayne Dunn 8 58.5kg 83
4 113×1 SUPER SETH Anthony Freedman Mark Zahra 2 58.5kg 81
5 112×1 DALASAN Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Raquel Clark 6 58.5kg 88
6 557021x FABULANSKI Robbie Laing Ms Linda Meech 9 58kg 67
7 51113×4 LYRE Anthony Freedman Damian Lane 4 57.5kg 101
8 12429x1x23 SEBRAKATE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 10 57kg 76
9 1x300x3 HAWKER HURRICANE Michael Moroney Jordan Childs 7 57kg 70
10 120×4 YULONG SAVINGS Tony & Calvin McEvoy Jye McNeil 5 57kg 65
11 3×1 EXPRESS PASS Nick Ryan Ben Melham 11 57kg 65

2019 Danehill Stakes Nominations

The Danehill Stakes 2019 nominations are taken by Racing Victoria on the Monday of race week and will be published in full below.

The official 2019 Danehill Stakes nominations drew 17 hopefuls including the Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas-trained Spring Stakes winner from Adelaide Dalasan who defeated subsequent Memsie Stakes champ Scales Of Justice.

The autumn’s Blue Diamond Stakes winning filly Lyre is also in the mix looking for the double completed by Catchy in 2017, while the fellow Anthony Freedman-trained Super Seth comes off a HDF McNeil Stakes victory.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp. Rating
1 21124x226x ACCESSION C 3 Chris Waller 83
2 613×4 BARCALI C 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 68
3 112×1 DALASAN C 3 Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 88
4 1x123015x4 DUBIOUS C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 84
5 3×1 EXPRESS PASS C 3 Nick Ryan 65
6 557021x FABULANSKI C 3 Robbie Laing 67
7 15x6430x GARIBALDI C 3 Tony Gollan 74
8 1x300x3 HAWKER HURRICANE G 3 Michael Moroney 70
9 4×1 HILO C 3 James Cummings 64
10 51113×4 LYRE F 3 Anthony Freedman 101
11 12429x1x23 SEBRAKATE C 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 76
12 12x528218x STRASBOURG C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 83
13 113×1 SUPER SETH C 3 Anthony Freedman 81
14 1x1100x5 TENLEY F 3 James Cummings 89
15 7313179x VINCO G 3 Tony & Calvin McEvoy 70
16 123111x YOURDEEL (NZ) G 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 98
17 120×4 YULONG SAVINGS C 3 Tony & Calvin McEvoy 65

Danehill Stakes Form Guide

The Danehill Stakes form guide features all the information for punters from barriers, jockeys and trainers to the lead-up runs of the horses in the field. Looking at the form for three-year-olds coming off a top three run and jumping at single-figures in betting is key.

2019 Danehill Stakes Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive Danehill Stakes 2019 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.

Danehill Stakes Tips

Danehill Stakes tips include looking for three-year-olds coming off a top three run in similar class last start, proven Group performers, those with winning Flemington form down the straight and runners backing up from a race like the McNeil Stakes or Quezette Stakes.

2019 Danehill Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Danehill Stakes 2019 betting tips and Group 2 Flemington selections will be detailed below the week of the race so you can get behind our tips online.

Danehill Stakes Results

The Danehill Stakes results have been dominated by class three-year-olds in the past decade jumping at under $10 in betting. The last filly dominate the Danehill Stakes results was the Lindsay Park-trained Catchy in 2017, while the last favourite to salute for the punters was Dalasan in 2019.

Notable recent Danehill Stakes winners include Catchy (2017), Rich Enuff (2014), Snitzerland (2012), Sepoy (2011), Black Caviar (2009) and Fastnet Rock (2004).

Danehill Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2019 Dalasan Dubious Express Pass 1:09.40
2018 Encryption Thorondor Tavisan 1:10.64
2017 Catchy Jukebox Booker 1:10.3
2016 Saracino Archives Samara Dancer 1:09.8
2015 Kinglike Raphael’s Cat Ready For Victory 1:09.0
2014 Rich Enuff Looks Like The Cat Ghibellines 1:08.1
2013 Charlie Boy Kiss A Rose Eclair Big Bang 1:10.0
2012 Snitzerland Stralia Rusambo 1.10.5
2011 Sepoy Hallowell Belle Unique Quality 1:08.7
2010 Soul Buffering General Truce 1:11.6
2009 Black Caviar Wanted Rarefied 1:09.9
2008 Aichi Time Chief Niccconi 1:10.4
2007 Tan Tat de Lago Scenic Blast Purrealist 1:10.9
2006 The One Anamato Sharkbite 1:10.4
2005 Jet Spur Queen of the Hill Stratum 1:09.5
2004 Fastnet Rock Brannigan Assafa 1:09.2
2003 Abdullah Critical List Bronc 1:12.0
2002 Planchet Blur Choisir 1:08.7
2001 Chongtong North Boy Spectatorial 1:09.0
2000 St Petersburg Cosset Ceffyl 1:10.4