Ladbrokes Tip: Sydney raiders have a dominant record over the Melbourne 3YOs in the Coolmore Stud Stakes
The Coolmore Stud Stakes is the premier sprint race for three-year-olds held during the spring in Melbourne and is one of four Group 1 classics held at Flemington Racecourse on Victoria Derby Day. Run on the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup betting – on the first Tuesday of November – in late October or early November, the Coolmore Stud Stakes betting is open and available to three-year-olds only. It is conducted over 1200m under set weights conditions and is officially registered as the Ascot Vale Stakes. Worth $500,000 in prize money it was inaugurated in 1969 as a race for three-year-olds when Vain won after originally taking place from 1965-66 as a two-year-olds’ event. A Group 1 status event since 2006 it has been won by many star youngsters with notable Coolmore Stud Stakes winners including Surround (1976), Rose Of Kingston (1981), Encosta De Lago (1996), Weekend Hussler (2007), Sepoy (2011) and Brazen Beau (2014).
This year the Coolmore Stud Stakes will be run on Saturday 29th October 2016.
Coolmore Stud Stakes Field
The Coolmore Stud Stakes field has a capacity of 16 starters and was run at capacity most recently in 2014 when the Chris Waller-trained Brazen Beau saluted from a wide barrier 15 draw. It has drawn 10 or more runners every year since 2009 with small fields in 2007 (eight) and 2008 (seven) when Weekend Hussler and Northern Meteor won respectively. Final Coolmore Stud Stakes acceptances close on the Wednesday before the race following nominations on the Monday.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||1x1121x43||CAPITALIST||Peter & Paul Snowden||Blake Shinn||7||57kg||104|
|2||1118×1||EXTREME CHOICE||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||3||57kg||111|
|3||1x101x112||ASTERN||John O’Shea||James McDonald||8||57kg||107|
|4||2x123x1||FLYING ARTIE||Mick Price||Hugh Bowman||1||57kg||98|
|5||31x256x121||STAR TURN||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||4||57kg||105|
|6||1111||RUSSIAN REVOLUTION||Peter & Paul Snowden||Kerrin McEvoy||10||57kg||97|
|7||253×1156||SARACINO (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Mark Zahra||5||57kg||95|
|8||31×291||ARCHIVES||John O’Shea||Craig Williams||9||57kg||84|
|9||6×1203||DERRYN||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Joao Moreira||2||57kg||75|
|10||210×585||MANOLO BLAHNIQ (NZ)||Tony Noonan||Steven Arnold||6||57kg||74|
Coolmore Stud Stakes Betting & Odds
Coolmore Stud Stakes betting markets are usually led by the season’s best young sprinters that have winning form that campaign. The past two Coolmore Stud Stakes winners Zoustar (2013) and Brazen Beau (2014), who gave trainer Chris Waller back-to-back wins in the race, both won the Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes at Randwick in the lead-up. Favourites meanwhile have a gun record in the race with six saluting in the past 10 years, Zoustar the most recent.
Coolmore Stud Stakes Tips
Coolmore Stud Stakes tips are usually headed by the favourites with the short priced three-year-olds in the markets boasting an excellent recent record in the classic. A wide barrier hasn’t been a hindrance so including those in double figure gates in your tips can add value. Sydney trainer Chris Waller prepared back-to-back winners in 2013 and 2014 so his in-form horses are worth looking out for as well.
Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Guide
The Coolmore Stud Stakes form guide shows punters everything they need to place a successful bet on the race including the trainer, jockey and barrier for all the starters in the field. It also shows the lead-up form of the hopefuls and looking for last start winners and Roman Consul Stakes graduates is a good tip with three last start winners saluting in the past four years.
Coolmore Stud Stakes Results
The Coolmore Stud Stakes results are known on Victoria Derby Day when the event runs as Flemington Race 4, early on the bumper program, and shows the winner as well as the exact finishing order of all the horses. You will also be able to find out the winning time and margin and see how much the trifecta paid for exotic bets.
2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results
The full results for the race will be published here after is run on Derby Day.
Coolmore Stud Stakes Winners
|2013||Zoustar||Not Listenin’ To Me||Lion Of Belfort||1:09.2|
|2008||Northern Meteor||Fist of Fury||All American||1:10.5|
|2007||Weekend Hussler||Bel Mer||Scenic Blast||1:08.9|
|2006||Gold Edition||Splashing Out||Churchill Downs||1:09.6|
|2004||Alinghi||Barley A Moment||Tirade||1:10.5|
|2003||Scaredee Cat||Lago Delight||Dilly Dally||1:08.8|
|2002||Innovation Girl||Cool Trent||Titanic Jack||1:10.8|
|2001||North Boy||Ustinov||Malagra Miss||1:09.6|
|2000||So Gorgeous||Show A Heart||Sort It Out||1:12.9|