Ladbrokes Tip: The Talindert Stakes is the best guide to the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes
The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes, formerly the Henry Bucks Sires’ Produce Stakes, is a Group 2 support act on ‘Super Saturday’ at Flemington Racecourse during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.
Open only to two-year-olds and run over 1400m at set weights, the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes runs on a Saturday in early March and takes place at the same meeting as the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m).
The race offers a total of $200,000 in prize money including $120,000 to the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner. It was demoted from a Group 1 race to a Group 2 event in 2005 and remains the first two-year-old Group-status race over further than 1200m during the autumn carnival season.
The latest edition of the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes took place on Saturday March 11, 2017 .
2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results
- 1st: Sircconi
- 2nd: Aspect
- 3rd: Feng Chu
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Race Info
- Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
- Track: Flemington Racecourse
- Distance: 1400m
- Conditions: 2YO – Set Weights
- Status: Group 2
- Prize Money: $200,000
- First Run: 1862
VRC Sires Produce Stakes Field
The VRC Sires Produce Stakes field has a capacity of 16 starters and attracts a field of promising young staying types that could be heading towards a mile run during this campaign or next. Juveniles come from a variety of different lead-up races including the Listed Talindert Stakes (1100m) at the track the month before.
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes nominations close the Monday before the race with the final field of acceptances and barrier draw released on the Wednesday.
2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field
The official VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 field of two-year-olds will be published right here once announced on Wednesday March 8, 2017 so stay tuned to see who is in and out of the ‘Super Saturday’ Group 2 clash.
The 2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw is now out and there are eleven hopeful two-year-olds in the mix including the flying Lindsay Park-trained Eshtiraak chasing a fourth win on the trot from the inside alley.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp. Rating|
|1||1×79||ASPECT||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||9||56.5kg||74|
|2||16||COLESBERG||David Payne||Hugh Bowman||5||56.5kg||68|
|3||3111||ESHTIRAAK||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Damien Oliver||1||56.5kg||71|
|4||2×65||ACE HIGH||David Payne||Damian Lane||2||56.5kg||65|
|5||2×4||GROUNDBREAK||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||10||56.5kg||64|
|6||47×43||FENG CHU||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Joao Moreira||3||56.5kg||63|
|7||1||TOGA PICTA||John O’Shea||Ben Melham||7||56.5kg||63|
|8||6×2||SIRCCONI||Peter Morgan||Ms Linda Meech||6||56.5kg||62|
|9||4||BLACK SAIL (NZ)||Ciaron Maher||Luke Nolen||8||56.5kg||61|
|10||3||YUE FEI||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Mark Zahra||11||56.5kg||61|
|11||22||UNDOUBTABLE MISS||Robbie Griffiths||Ryan Maloney||4||54.5kg||62|
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Odds & Betting
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes betting markets are released after the final field is taken on the Wednesday before the race on ‘Super Saturday’. Two-year-olds with previous winning form often sit high up the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes odds, especially those with form in the Talindert Stakes.
In 2014 Marcado won the Talindert Stakes before his third in the Group 2 back at the track, and the following year Jameka improved off her Talindert Stakes fourth to win the Sires’ Produce.
The Talindert Stakes – VRC Sires’ Produce double was last achieved by All Too Hard (2012) who went on to win the Group 2 Pago Pago Stakes (1200m) in Sydney and run second in the Group 1 Inglis Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) to Pierro at Randwick that campaign.
2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting
The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 odds on the progressive two-year-olds in the 1400m feature will be available for betting below the week of the race so bookmark this page.
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Tips
Taking two-year-olds with previous winning form or off a good Talindert Stakes run down the Flemington straight in February are good VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes tips.
Single-figure fancies in betting have a gun recent record and so taking the favourite is another top VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes betting tip.
2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Tips
Our Ladbrokes’ insider VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 betting tips on the two-year-olds to back and sack in the race will be detailed below heading up to the race so stay tuned.
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Form Guide
The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes form guide details all of the essential race information including the trainers, jockeys, barriers and lead-up form of the horses in the race. The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes form has stacked up in tougher races in recent years including Jameka (2015) who went on to win the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) during the spring.
The 2014 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner Zululand finished runner-up to Go Indy Go in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick two runs later. In 2013 Shamus Award ran second in the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes and won the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) that October.
VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results
Two-year-olds starting under $10 in betting have dominated the VRC Sires Produce Stakes results in recent years with the last double figure hope to win being Running Tall ($10 in 2011).
Notable recent VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes winners include Jameka (2015), All Too Hard (2012) and Shamrocker (2010).
2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results
The full 2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results & Finishing Order will be available below once the race is run and won on 2017.
|1||8||SIRCCONI||Peter Morgan||Ms Linda Meech||–||5||56.5kg||$11|
|2||1||ASPECT||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||0.1L||8||56.5kg||$7|
|3||6||FENG CHU||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Joao Moreira||1.35L||3||56.5kg||$19|
|4||7||TOGA PICTA||John O’Shea||Ben Melham||1.45L||6||56.5kg||$8.50|
|5||4||ACE HIGH||David Payne||Damian Lane||2.7L||2||56.5kg||$26|
|6||3||ESHTIRAAK||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Damien Oliver||2.9L||1||56.5kg||$2.45F|
|7||2||COLESBERG||David Payne||Hugh Bowman||4.15L||4||56.5kg||$9.50|
|8||9||BLACK SAIL (NZ)||Ciaron Maher||Luke Nolen||6.9L||7||56.5kg||$18|
|9||5||GROUNDBREAK||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||7.2L||9||56.5kg||$10|
|10||10||YUE FEI||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Mark Zahra||8.7L||10||56.5kg||$41|
|–||11||UNDOUBTABLE MISS||Robbie Griffiths||Ryan Maloney||–||0||–||–|
VRC Sires’ Produce Winners
|2013||Twilight Royale||Shamus Award||Great Esteem||1:23.3|
|2012||All Too Hard||Pronto Pronto||Road Trippin||1:22.5|
|2011||Running Tall||Decircles||Grand Britannia||1:24.2|
|2008||Von Costa De Hero||Carnero||Burgeis||1:23.7|
|2006||De Lago Mist||Ulfah||Danever||1:22.4|
|2005||Danger Looms||Under The Floor||Ferocity||1:22.8|
|2004||Barely A Moment||Big Poppa Pump||Kylikwong||1:24.2|
|2002||Pillaging||Delago Brom||Tom Coureuse||1:22.2|
|2000||Preserve||Ponton Flyer||Happy Morning||1:23.5|