Angus Armanasco Stakes 2017

Saturday February 25, 2017

Ladbrokes Tip: The Kevin Hayes Stakes – Angus Armanasco Stakes double is a popular punt during the Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

The Angus Armanasco Stakes is a race for three-year-old fillies contested at Caulfield Racecourse on Blue Diamond Stakes Day, traditionally run on a Saturday in late February during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

The meeting features three top level races headlined by the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m), while the Group 2 Angus Armanasco Stakes is a key support race on the program.

Run over 1400m the set weights plus penalties event is worth $200,000 in total prize money and offers $120,000 to the winning connections. A popular next-up option for the Angus Armanasco Stakes runners is the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1400m) at Flemington a fortnight later on Super Saturday.

The latest edition of the Angus Armanasco Stakes took place on Saturday February 25, 2017 .

2017 Angus Armanasco Stakes Results

  • 1st: Savanna Amour
  • 2nd: Ellicazoom
  • 3rd: Oregon’s Day

Angus Armanaso Stakes Race Facts

  • Date: Saturday February 25, 2017
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Distance: 1400m
  • Conditions: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights + Penalties
  • Status: Group 2
  • Prize Money: $200,000
  • First Run: 1976

Angus Armanasco Stakes Field

The Angus Armanasco Stakes field has a capacity 16 starters and attracts the season’s best middle-distance fillies. Popular lead-up races into the Angus Armanasco Stakes including the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield two weeks prior and the Group 3 The Vanity (1200m) at Flemington seven days earlier.

Sabatini (2015) and Spirits Dance (2014) both completed the Kevin Hayes Stakes – Angus Armanasco Stakes double, while Ballet Society (2005) was the last Vanity Stakes – Angus Armanasco Stakes double winner.

Fillies coming out of the Angus Armanasco Stakes may go on to contest the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1400m) over the same distance at Flemington a fortnight later.

Angus Armanasco Stakes nominations close the Monday before race day with the final field and barriers released on the Wednesday.

Angus Armanasco Stakes odds & betting at Ladbrokes

Subsequent Cox Plate champion Pinker Pinker (2011) is one of the best known Angus Armanasco Stakes winners in recent years. Photo Credit: Taron Clarke.

2017 Angus Armanasco Stakes Field

The official Angus Armanasco Stakes 2017 field and barriers will be published below on Wednesday February 22, 2017.

A line-up of 11 smart three-year-old fillies will face off in the 2017 Angus Armanasco Stakes Final Field this weekend including last start Kevin Hayes Stakes winner Fuhryk and the classy WA visitor Ellicazoom.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 1x41113x25 JENNIFER LYNN Darren Weir Blake Shinn 10 57kg 78
2 5×11141 FUHRYK Super David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 7 57kg 82
3 54x1122x2 ELLICAZOOM Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 9 56.5kg 76
4 21x9x2 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Mark Zahra 8 56.5kg 72
5 33x52316x SMART AS YOU THINK John McArdle Jamie Mott 5 55kg 80
6 9111140×7 ZUNBAQA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 11 55kg 74
7 13x512607x BELLA SORELLASTRA Peter Morgan Stephen Baster 6 55kg 70
8 341×1773 SAVANNA AMOUR John & Chris Meagher Joao Moreira 4 55kg 68
9 4x21x00x4 INSPIRED ESTELLE Mick Price Craig Newitt 2 55kg 66
10 7x2285111x DIDNT EVEN KISS ME Scott Spackman Damien Oliver 1 55kg 67
11 734×91845 INTRICE’S REWARD Brendan McCarthy Chris Symons 3 55kg 58

Angus Armanasco Stakes Odds & Betting

Angus Armanasco Stakes betting traditionally opens on the Wednesday before the race when the capacity 16-starter field for the fillies feature is released by Racing Victoria.

The markets are usually led by fillies coming off good Melbourne lead-up form including the best performers in the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes held at the same track over 200m less two weeks earlier.

2017 Angus Armanasco Stakes Odds

The season’s best Angus Armanasco Stakes 2017 betting odds will be available below for betting the week of the race so bookmark this page.

Angus Armanasco Stakes Tips

Looking at the Kevin Hayes Stakes form is crucial when doing the Angus Armanasco Stakes tips as the double has been achieved many times in recent years.

Fillies with proven winning form over similar distances in Melbourne also make a good Angus Armanasco Stakes betting tip.

2017 Angus Armanasco Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ exclusive Angus Armanasco Stakes 2017 tips and betting selections will be available below the week of the race so stay tuned for who to back and who to sack in the three-year-old fillies’ autumn feature.

Angus Armanasco Stakes Form Guide

The Angus Armanasco Stakes form guide shows the trainers, jockeys, barriers and lead-up form for all of the fillies in the field. The Angus Armanasco Stakes form has stacked up in the Group 2 Kewney Stakes a number of times in recent years including in 2014 when Marianne ran second in both races.

2011 Angus Armanasco winner Pinker Pinker also went on to run third in Sydney’s Australian Oaks that campaign and win the following spring’s Cox Plate in an upset. In 2007 the race was taken out by the previous year’s Golden Slipper – Thousand Guineas – Crown Oaks triple winner Miss Finland.

Angus Armanasco Stakes Results

Favourites have a strong recent record in the Angus Armanasco Stakes results and the in-form fillies of the season generally perform well in the race.

Notable recent Angus Armanasco Stakes winners include Sabatini (2015), Pinker Pinker (2011) and Miss Finland (2007).

2017 Angus Armanasco Stakes Results

The official Angus Armanasco Stakes 2017 results will be known below when the race is run and won on Saturday February 25, 2017 . 

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 8 SAVANNA AMOUR John & Chris Meagher Joao Moreira 4 55kg $6.50
2 3 ELLICAZOOM Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 0.1L 8 56.5kg $9.50
3 4 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Mark Zahra 0.2L 7 56.5kg $7.50
4 9 INSPIRED ESTELLE Mick Price Craig Newitt 2.2L 2 55kg $31
5 5 SMART AS YOU THINK John McArdle Jamie Mott 2.3L 5 55kg (cd 55.5kg) $31
6 1 JENNIFER LYNN Darren Weir Blake Shinn 3.3L 9 57kg $3.80
7 6 ZUNBAQA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 5.8L 10 55kg $21
8 11 INTRICE’S REWARD Brendan McCarthy Chris Symons 7.3L 3 55kg $301
9 10 DIDNT EVEN KISS ME Scott Spackman Damien Oliver 8.3L 1 55kg $81
SB 2 FUHRYK David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 6 57kg $3F
7 BELLA SORELLASTRA Peter Morgan Stephen Baster 0

Angus Armanasco Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2018 TBD TBD TBD TBD
2017 Savanna Amour Ellicazoom Oregon’s Day 1:22.9
2016 Catch A Fire Mossin’ Around Pasadena Girl 1:23.5
2015 Sabatini Fontein Ruby Samartested 1:23.2
2014 Spirits Dance Marianne Metaphorical 1:23.5
2013 Meliora Members Joy Red Fez 1:23.3
2012 Shopaholic Soft Sand Cute Emily 1:23.4
2011 Pinker Pinker Sayahailmary Sistine Angel 1:21.4
2010 Set For Fame Gigas Irish Lights 1:22.5
2009 Gold Water Gallica Miss Scarlatti 1:35.9
2008 Zarita Pleasantsundaygirl El Daana 1:37.9
2007 Miss Finland Causeway Lass Kisumu 1:36.6
2006 Serenade Rose Doubting Fanciful Bella 1:34.8
2005 Ballet Society Astrodame Glen Shian 1:36.8
2004 Special Harmony Deep In The Woods Demerger 1:38.6
2003 La Bella Dama Lashed Dextrous 1:36.2
2002 Elegant Fashion Li Lo Lill Moon Dragon 1:36.7
2001 Rose Archway St Therese Ponton Flyer 1:35.9
2000 I Am A Ripper Danarich Super Sequel 1:38.4