Coolmore Stud Stakes 2018

Saturday November 3, 2018

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, 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 $1 million 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 ran on Saturday November 3, 2018.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

  • 1st: Sunlight
  • 2nd: Zousain
  • 3rd: Lean Mean Machine

Coolmore Stud Stakes Race Info

  • Date: Saturday November 3, 2018
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse
  • Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 3YOs – Set Weights
  • Status: Group 1
  • Prize Money: $1 million
  • First Run: 1863

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

The official Coolmore Stud Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order will be published below once the race is run and won on Saturday November 3, 2018.

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. Favourites in Coolmore Stud Stakes odds only have a fair recent strike rate with Zoustar (2013) the last to salute for the punters.

Double-figure chances in the Coolmore Stud Stakes odds have won plenty of times in the past decade including Merchant Navy ($19 in 2017), Flying Artie ($10 in 2016) and Japonisme ($21 in 2015), the latter handing trainer Chris Waller his third straight win in the race. Futures Coolmore Stud Stakes betting markets open weeks in advance of the race and are led by good spring performers in the Sydney and Melbourne lead-up sprints for three-year-olds.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds

The season’s latest Coolmore Stud Stakes 2018 betting odds and links to our markets will be updated below leading-up to Victoria Derby Day so check out the top prices on your early Coolmore Stud Stakes tips below once released.

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 a solid strike rate over the past decade. A wide barrier hasn’t been a hindrance so including those in double figure gates if the field is that big in your tips can add value. Sydney trainer Chris Waller has a strong record and his in-form three-year-olds make a good Coolmore Stud Stakes betting tip, as do the best out of lead-up races including the Roman Consul Stakes in Sydney or the Schillaci Stakes in Melbourne.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Coolmore Stud Stakes 2018 tips and Group 1 Melbourne Cup Carnival betting selections on the $1 million feature will be detailed below the week of the race so stay tuned for the three-year-olds to back and sack in this season’s Coolmore Stud Stakes results.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

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Japonisme (2015) handed trainer Chris Waller with his third straight Coolmore Stud Stakes victory. Photo Credit: Steve Hart.

Good lead-up races for youngsters into the Coolmore Stud Stakes field include Randwick’s Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes, which produced all three of Chris Waller’s winners from 2013-15 including Zoustar (2013) and Brazen Beau (2014) who did the double.

Final Coolmore Stud Stakes acceptances close on the Wednesday before the race following nominations on the Monday.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

The official Coolmore Stud Stakes 2018 Final Field & Barriers are announced by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday leading-up to Derby Day and will be published in full below so stay tuned to see what short-distance three-year-olds make the million dollar field.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 1x1114x11 WRITTEN BY Grahame Begg Jordan Childs 6 57kg 104
2 146122×42 ZOUSAIN Chris Waller James McDonald 4 57kg 100
3 25166×8512 ENCRYPTION James Cummings Craig Williams 10 57kg 95
4 13310×15 LEAN MEAN MACHINE Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 3 57kg 96
5 x10649x283 LONG LEAF David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 8 57kg 82
6 72154×1 SESAR Steven O’Dea Kerrin McEvoy 5 57kg 92
7 323x81x80 PAQUIRRI Gary Moore Michael Walker 2 57kg 80
8 2×11 DIPLOMATICO Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Brenton Avdulla 9 57kg 79
9 1214267 THORONDOR Robbie Laing Damien Oliver 1 57kg 76
10 11113×2117 SUNLIGHT Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 7 55kg 100

A full 2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field will no doubt contest this year’s edition and it will be published here as soon as it is made available.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Nominations

Early Coolmore Stud Stakes 2018 Nominations close the Monday of race week and will be available in full below as soon as entries are out.

The 2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes Nominations will be published below once they are released officially.

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 2×11 DIPLOMATICO C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 79
2 25166×8512 ENCRYPTION C 3 James Cummings 95
3 213×1223 GYTRASH G 3 Gordon Richards 71
4 13310×15 LEAN MEAN MACHINE C 3 Chris Waller 96
5 x4342x8662 LEGEND OF CONDOR C 3 Gerald Ryan 78
6 x10649x283 LONG LEAF C 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 82
7 323x81x80 PAQUIRRI C 3 Gary Moore 80
8 6x225x435 REALLY SWISH C 3 Leon & Troy Corstens 62
9 860×592183 RINGERDINGDING C 3 Darren Weir 73
10 72154×1 SESAR C 3 Steven O’Dea 92
11 11113×2117 SUNLIGHT F 3 Tony McEvoy 100
12 1214267 THORONDOR C 3 Robbie Laing 76
13 26×2151 VOILA F 3 Chris Waller 69
14 1x1114x11 WRITTEN BY C 3 Grahame Begg 104
15 146122×42 ZOUSAIN C 3 Chris Waller 99

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 a host of last start winners saluting in the race.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Facts

  • From 2010 -2017 three favourites or equal favourites in Coolmore Stud Stakes betting saluted
  • From 2010 – 2017 three Coolmore Stud Stakes winners saluted at double-figures
  • Chris Waller trained three straight Coolmore Stud Stakes winners from 2013-2015
  • The Roman Consul Stakes produced all of the Waller-trained winners
  • Three-year-olds that finished first four in their final lead-up have an excellent strike rate in the Coolmore Stud Stakes results
  • From 2009 – 2017 two fillies beat home the colts and geldings to win the Coolmore Stud Stakes
  • Since 1983 barriers eight and nine have produced the most Coolmore Stud Stakes winners with 5 each

Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

The Coolmore Stud Stakes results are known on Victoria Derby Day when the event runs as one of four Group 1 events on the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting 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.

Notable recent upset Coolmore Stud Stakes results including Japonisme ($21 in 2015) and Ferocity ($21 in 2005). Standout Coolmore Stud Stakes winners in recent times include Zoustar (2013), Sepoy (2011) Star Witness (2010) and Gold Edition (2006).

Coolmore Stud Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2018 Sunlight Zaousain Lean Mean Machine 1:08.7
2017 Merchant Navy Invincible Star Formality 1:09.1
2016 Flying Artie Astern Star Turn 1:08.9
2015 Japonisme Keen Array Counterattack 1:09.5
2014 Brazen Beau Delectation Kuro 1:10.7
2013 Zoustar Not Listenin’ To Me Lion Of Belfort 1:09.2
2012 Nechita Jolie Bay Shamexpress 1:08.5
2011 Sepoy Foxwedge Satin Shoes 1:10.4
2010 Star Witness Curtana Shrapnel 1:09.9
2009 Headway King Pulse Shellscrape 1:08.5
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
2005 Ferocity Jadescent Undoubtedly 1:08.3
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