News About 2015 Mackinnon Stakes

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

One-time Mackinnon Stakes 2015 betting favourite Magic Hurricane is the second horse to come out of the line-up for the Derby Day clash offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Robert Hickmott’s veteran galloper Fawkner was the first scratching from the $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes…

2015 Derby Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Derby Day Scratchings & Track Report

Nine talent-rich black type races have been confirmed to run at Flemington Racecourse this after for 2015 Derby Day; highlighted by the featured Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) for three-year-old stayers. The weather is somewhat overcast through the greater Melbourne metropolitan region and showers are expected fall over the Flemington track a few times this…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Tips

The Mackinnon Stakes 2015 field is down to a line-up of 14 after the widely-drawn Fawkner came out of the Victoria Derby Day classic for Saturday, and which of the remaining hopefuls to back in Flemington Race 6 is detailed in our tips below. With a jump time scheduled for 3:05pm (AEST), this year’s $1…

Mackinnon Stakes a Good Fit for Flamingo Star

Mackinnon Stakes a Good Fit for Flamingo Star

Trainer Chris Waller has conceded Flamingo Star has not reached the potential he had hoped for through the 2015 Spring Carnival so far, but is confident the conditions of Saturday’s 2015 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) are not out of the capabilities of the German import. Flamingo Star posted winning form around some of the world’s best…

Two Word Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Form Guide

Two Word Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Form Guide

Flemington Racecourse comes to life this Saturday, October 31, for the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s opening meeting and one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features is the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes – the Races.com.au’s popular two-word form guide on the weight-for-age classic found below. Set to jump as Flemington Race 6 at 3:05pm (AEST),…

Happy Trails Primed for Mackinnon Stakes Defence

Happy Trails Primed for Mackinnon Stakes Defence

Trainer Paul Beshara saddled Happy Trails to success in last year’s Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) and is confident the popular gelding is in the right form for success in Saturday’s 2015 edition of the race at Flemington. Happy Trails is a multiple Group 1 winner and has posted several impressive results through his 2015 Spring…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A traditional Melbourne Cup lead-up, the Mackinnon Stakes 2015 is one of the headline features of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend and a detailed form guide and betting preview on the weight-for-age classic is found below. This year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) is due to jump at 3:05pm…

Tight Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Betting Market

Tight Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Betting Market

It is a tight affair in 2015 Mackinnon Stakes betting for one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features at Flemington on Saturday with half the field at single-figures to win. Offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) runs as Flemington…

Gailo Chop Better for Mackinnon After Cox Plate Run

Gailo Chop Better for Mackinnon After Cox Plate Run

The Australian race debut of French raider Gailo Chop has the Antoine de Watrigant-trained galloper spot on for a telling run in Saturday’s 2015 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. Racing Victoria’s international talent scout Leigh Jordon reported this week the Deportivo five-year-old took great benefit from his run behind superstar mare Winx in the $3…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Field: Magic Hurricane Draws 1

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Field: Magic Hurricane Draws 1

John O’Shea’s in-form The Metropolitan winner Magic Hurricane has come up trumps with the inside alley as he shoots for successive Group 1 wins this weekend in Melbourne’s Mackinnon Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse. One of four elite level races on the Victoria Derby Day program, all nine races on the card available at Best…