Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Saturday 29th October 2016

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

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
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