Charmed Harmony Confirmed for Memsie Stakes 2016 Bid

July 25, 2016

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Charmed Harmony Confirmed for Memsie Stakes 2016 Bid

Caulfield’s 2016 Memsie Stakes at the end of August is the first major spring assignment for John Sadler’s Stradbroke Handicap flop Charmed Harmony.

Charmed Harmony

Charmed Harmony is tipped to return to form in the spring returning to his pet track at Caulfield for the 2016 Memsie Stakes on August 27. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The rising seven-year-old son of Hussonet hasn’t raced since his dead last when 18th, beaten nearly 25 lengths by the winner Under The Louvre in Brisbane’s Group 2 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11.

That followed an equally disappointing run at Doomben in May when Charmed Harmony failed to beat home any other rival when 13th to Snippets Land in the Group 3 BRC Sprint (1350m).

While the horse failed his Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival raid, Sadler remains confident he can make amends back home in Melbourne this spring.

“He’s had three races right-handed and has run tailed off last in the three of them,” Sadler told AAP.

“He just does not go that way for whatever reason.”

First-up Sadler has confirmed plans to run the gelding at Flemington Racecourse on August 6 in the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) down the straight.

Charmed Harmony’s latest win was in late April at Caulfield Racecourse over 1400m in non-Black Type company, while his last start at Flemington produced a sixth to The Quarterback as a 101/1 roughie in March’s Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

He also ran second that month at Caulfield behind Black Heart Bart in the Group 3 Victoria Handicap (1400m), a track and distance the galloper will return to on August 27 the time in for a shot at the $500,000 Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m).

Aside from the Stradbroke and Newmarket Handicap, Charmed Harmony’s only other Group 1 run saw him finish only one and a quarter lengths away fifth to Stratum Star in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield in September last year.

Sadler has had four previous Memsie Stakes runners without a top three finish, while the only seven-year-old to win the race in the past 30 plus hears was the mighty triple Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva (2005).

Charmed Harmony has a strong first-up record of three wins from five resuming runs to date, and impressed Sadler ahead of his next fresh run at a track gallop last Tuesday.

“He looks terrific,” Sadler said.

“He’ll probably need the run up the straight at Flemington but he’ll run well in the Memsie.

“Hopefully he’ll be just a little bit ahead of where those first-up horses might be.”

To get behind Charmed Harmony during the spring at the right price visit our No. 1 recommended bookie Ladbrokes.com.au today who are matching the initial deposits of new sign-ups dollar for dollar up to $500 with use of the code BETBONUS!

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

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

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...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Hobartville Stakes Race D...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 Expressway Stakes nominations

Golden Rose winner Trapeze Artist is among the nominations for the Group 2...

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...

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