Monash Stakes 2015 Nice Race for Sea Lord

June 30, 2015

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

Monash Stakes 2015 Nice Race for Sea Lord

After an all-the-way win at Moonee Valley last time out, trainer Stephen Brown is confident of running his veteran galloper Sea Lord back in black-type company in Saturday’s 2015 Monash Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse.

Sea Lord

Last start Moonee Valley winner Sea Lord is out for Group 3 glory in the Sir John Monash Stakes under WFA conditions this weekend. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The sole Group race of the weekend, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) attracted 16 nominations including the Robbie Laing-trained defending champ Lord Of The Sky who comes off a Group 1 second in Adelaide’s The Goodwood from the autumn.

Another in-form nominee for the weight-for-age clash is Brown’s seven-year-old son of Street Cry Sea Lord, the gelding improving on a dead last when 11th first-up on June 6 to win at Moonee Valley on June 20 over 1200m.

The 44-start sprinter carried only 52.5kg that day thanks to the claim of apprentice jockey Jake Bayliss so will need to improve going right up in the kilos to 58.5kg this weekend if accepted.

Still, the Flemington-based Brown believes the Sir John Monash Stakes to be a nice race for Sea Lord who chases his 10th career win and first at the Caulfield track.

“I think it’s quite a nice race for him so more than likely he will run,” Brown told AAP.

“He’s going really well. He looks well and I’m really happy with him.

“I think he’s back in form and looks fantastic.”

Sea Lord is best known for his victory in the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at The Valley back in January of 2013, and Brown is hoping to get him back to Group winning form this campaign after his return from injury.

The injury, a rip to a join capsule open on one of his back legs, was sustained during a failed run at Flemington last November and got infected keeping him away from racing until his return last month.

Feet issues have troubled the warhorse over his career but currently he and his feet look good, Brown pleased with where Sea Lord is at leading into Saturday and beyond this winter – spring season.

“He’s got very shelly feet and if you don’t stay on top of it he can feel them,” he said.

“But I’ve got a good farrier and we’ve kept on top of them this preparation.”

Other possible rivals for Sea Lord in the Sir John Monash Stakes on the weekend include Lee & Anthony Freedman’s well performed Commands mare Minaj and last start Adelaide winning raider Heart Of A Lion.

The 2015 Sir John Monash Stakes field and barriers are out on Wednesday morning so stay tuned.

In the meantime gear up for the best odds on your winter wagers online at by opening a new account, making your first deposit and quoting the code BETBONUS to have that deposit matched 100% up to a juicy $500!

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

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

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