News About Emirates Stakes

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017.

Awesome Rock will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has confirmed that Awesome Rock will target the 2017 Australian Cup (2000m) during the Autumn Carnival, following his maiden Group 1 win in the Emirates Stakes over the weekend.

Group 1 winner Awesome Rock will be set for the Australian Cup upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock ran on for a gallant fifth ...

Awesome Rock claims G1 victory with Emirates Stakes win

Awesome Rock claims G1 victory with Emirates Stakes win

The Leon and Troy Corstens trained Awesome Rock has finally won a Group 1 race when he took out the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington today.

Awesome Rock powers to the line to win the G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Awesome Rock was first past the post in the Group 1 $1m ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The final day of the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival is upon and we are set for a stunning day of racing at Flemington this afternoon.

Scottish will miss the 2016 Emirates Stakes due to a fetlock injury. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

It was perfect weather in Melbourne yesterday, but in typical fashion the weather has turned and it will ...

Scottish Back to Best in Emirates Stakes 2016

Scottish Back to Best in Emirates Stakes 2016

British jockey William Buick is keen to reunite with the Charlie Appleby-trained Scottish in Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes where he believes the Caulfield Cup runner-up will be back to his best dropping in distance.

Scottish (behind) is back to his pet distance of 2000m in Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

From four runs over ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2016 Emirates Stakes Tips & Odds Update

The new-look Emirates Stakes 2016 steals the show at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, betting tips and the latest odds for the weight-for-age classic detailed below.

Vadamos is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Set to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:15pm (AEDT) on the final Melbourne Cup Carnival race ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Emirates Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A rejuvenated Emirates Stakes 2016 runs at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the $2 million weight-for-age classic found below.

Scottish comes back from 2400m to his pet distance of 2000m for the 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Formerly run a week earlier as the Mackinnon Stakes, ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Field & Odds: The United States Favourite

2016 Emirates Stakes Field & Odds: The United States Favourite

Robert Hickmott’s in-form veteran The United States has opened narrow favourite in Emirates Stakes 2016 betting for this Saturday’s $2 million showdown at Flemington Racecourse.

Group 1 winner The United States is early favourite in 2016 Emirates Stakes betting for this weekend at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Previously run on Derby Day the Saturday prior as ...

Scottish to Bypass Melbourne Cup Field 2016

Scottish to Bypass Melbourne Cup Field 2016

Charlie Appleby’s Caulfield Cup runner-up Scottish will bypass the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November and instead take advantage of a Winx-less 2016 Emirates Stakes four days later.

Scottish heads to the 2016 Emirates Stakes over 2000m instead of stepping up to the two miles of the Melbourne Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On debut down under ...

2016 Emirates Stakes over Derby for Good Standing

2016 Emirates Stakes over Derby for Good Standing

Sydney’s James Cummings has opted not to test Good Standing over the Victoria Derby distance this weekend instead saving the Ladbrokes Stakes winner for Saturday week’s Emirates Stakes 2016.

Ladbrokes Stakes winner Good Standing bypasses the VRC Derby in favour of the following weekend’s 2016 Emirates Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Last time out the Artie Schiller colt won ...