Melbourne Cup Hopeful Descarado Wins 2010 Hill Stakes

September 20, 2010

DEPOSIT $100 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Melbourne Cup Hopeful Descarado Wins 2010 Hill Stakes

Gai Waterhouse’s Caulfield and Melbourne Cups hopeful Descarado scored a sensational victory in the $175,000 Group 2 Hill Stakes (1900m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

High Chaparral four-year-old Descarado ($5.50) ran a promising Cup trial in the 2010 Hill Stakes, taken to the front early by jockey Peter Robl and holding on to beat the favourite Triple Honour ($2.90) by a length with Peter Snowden’s improving mare Purple ($3.70) a further two and a half lengths back in third.

AJC Derby runner-up Descarado was coming off two uninspiring runs finishing 10th and sixth in the Warwick Stakes and Theo Marks Stakes respectively this spring, but improved on Saturday to score their maiden stakes victory from 12 starts.

Online bookie Sportsbet currently have Descarado as a $21 chance for the 2010 Caulfield Cup on October 16 and are paying $41 for Descarado in their 2010 Melbourne Cup betting.

Waterhouse is looking at the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield on October 9 as a next step for Descarado a week before the Caulfield Cup.

Other features races at the Rosehill meeting on Saturday included the Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) where outsider Firebolt pulled away after straightening to score an impressive victory and the Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) won by consistent colt Retrieve.

For the longest odds and biggest payouts for the next spring features ignore the TAB and get in on the action at!

2010 Hill Stakes Results

Place Horse Jockey SP
1 DESCARADO (NZ) Peter Robl $5.50
2 TRIPLE HONOUR (NZ) Glyn Schofield $2.90F
3 PURPLE Joshua Parr $3.70
4 HAWK ISLAND (IRE) Jim Cassidy $8.50
5 LANDLOCKED (NZ) Jay Ford $21
6 JESSICABEEL (NZ) Corey Brown $17
7 COUNT ENCOSTA Brenton Avdulla $13
8 PACINO Tim Clark $26
9 SOUL DIVA Tye Angland $81

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

TJ Smith Stakes 2018 Target fo...

Super Cash Chases Robert Sangs...

Super Cash Chases Robert Sangster Stakes 2018

Multiple Group 2 winning sprinter Super Cash will be given a shot at breaking...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Sing...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Singing Firming Favourite

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees saddles-up two stayers in Thursday’s feature race...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second-Up for Merchant Navy

Coolmore Stud Stakes winning colt Merchant Navy will take on the older...

2018 ATC Inglis Sires’ Aim for...

2018 ATC Inglis Sires’ Aim for Fullazaboot

Well-bred but previous underrated colt Fullazaboot nearly scored the upset of...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field