News About 2013 Mackinnon Stakes

Price to Saddle Half Carlyon Cup Final Field

Price to Saddle Half Carlyon Cup Final Field

Leading trainer Mick Price looks a good chance of walking away from the 2014 Carlyon Cup with a smile after the final field for Saturday’s group 3 event at Caulfield revealed he will saddle three of the race’s six competitors. Initially featuring a list of 14 nominations, the majority of potential runners for the Carlyon…

Jet Away & Boss Miss Out On 2013 Melbourne Cup Run

Jet Away & Boss Miss Out On 2013 Melbourne Cup Run

Jet Away has missed his opportunity to run in the 2013 Melbourne Cup after finishing sixth in the Mackinnon Stakes today. The Mackinnon Stakes offers ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup for the winner, allowing those horses low down on the ballot order to sneak into the field. Jet Away was, and remains, 29thon the…

Side Glance Wins Mackinnon Stakes 2013 – Race Results

Side Glance Wins Mackinnon Stakes 2013 – Race Results

Side Glance has taken out the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington Racecourse today November 2, 2013. The six-year-old won the race in impressive style ahead of Dear Demi, who placed a very strong second, and Moriarty, who finished in third position. Side Glance has now won eight of his 30 race starts and has…

Brenton Avdulla To Ride Mourayan In 2013 Melbourne Cup

Brenton Avdulla To Ride Mourayan In 2013 Melbourne Cup

Jockey Brenton Avdulla has been given the task of riding Mourayan in the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday. Despite having never ridden the horse before, Avdulla was contacted by Lloyd Williams via text message to give him the good news. The message simply said: “Mourayan. Two-miler. Thanks.” Avdulla is over the moon with…

2013 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Update – Jet Away Steady Favourite

2013 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Update – Jet Away Steady Favourite

Last chance 2013 Melbourne Cup hopeful Jet Away remains the firm favourite to win this afternoon’s Mackinnon Stakes 2013 and earn their start in the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) back at Flemington on Tuesday. David Hayes’ imported Cape Cross seven-year-old has won two of their four starts on Aussies shores since…

Flemington Best Bets – Victoria Derby Day 2013

Flemington Best Bets – Victoria Derby Day 2013

There are nine races set to light up Flemington Racecourse from 11:20am (AEST) today for 2013 Victoria Derby Day, and to help our readers work out who to back and who to sack in all the features below are our best bets of the day. The action at the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting is…

Victoria Derby Day 2013 Betting Tips

Victoria Derby Day 2013 Betting Tips

A bumper all Group race program is all set for 2013 Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, November 2, with insider tips on all nine events on the card found below. The action at Flemington this weekend is headlined by a quartet of Group 1 races: 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes (Race 4) –…

Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

There are four races holding elite level status running at Flemington for Victoria Derby Day on Saturday, one of which is the weight-for-age 2013 Mackinnon Stakes– betting tips for which are detailed below. This year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) drew a final field of nine gallopers, one more than faced off…

2013 Mackinnon Stakes Form Preview & Betting Guide

2013 Mackinnon Stakes Form Preview & Betting Guide

The Mackinnon Stakes 2013 is shaping up as a top showdown between some last-chance Melbourne Cup hopefuls at Flemington Racecourse this Derby Day, and below we take a look at the race history, form guide and betting stats. One of four Group 1 highlights of the weekend in Melbourne, this year’s $1 million Group 1…

Jet Away Drives Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Odds

Jet Away Drives Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Odds

David Hayes’ in-form import Jet Away has opened top fancy to win Saturday’s 2013 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington and earn a start back at the track three days later in the iconic Melbourne Cup field. The Cape Cross stallion is one of just nine stayers lining up in this year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines…