News About Emirates Stakes

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice is more likely to target the 2017 Toorak Handicap – Emirates Stakes double in Victoria this spring on way to the Perth summer features over a clash with Winx in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Lindsey Smith’s four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt enjoyed his second win on the trot over the…

Cox Plate 2017 On Cards for Scales Of Justice

Cox Plate 2017 On Cards for Scales Of Justice

W.A. horseman Lindsey Smith has his sights set high this spring with his weekend winner Scales Of Justice possibly Melbourne bound to take on Winx in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate. The Railway Stakes winning four-year-old enjoyed his third mile win from as many starts over the distance at Belmont on Saturday, scoring an easy…

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 has been a strong and consistent performer for Team Corstens throughout his entire racing career so far, but has undoubtedly…

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. Awesome Rock ran on for a gallant fifth in the major Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 22nd, but…

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 was first past the post in the Group 1 $1m Australian Cup over the same course and distance as today’s weight for age Group…

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. It was perfect weather in Melbourne yesterday, but in typical fashion the weather has turned and it will be fairly overcast at Flemington, but the track is still in an…

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. From four runs over 2000m the Teofilo gelding boasts an outstanding record of three wins and a third. He returns to…

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. Set to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:15pm (AEDT) on the final Melbourne Cup Carnival race day, this year’s $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) – formerly the…

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. Formerly run a week earlier as the Mackinnon Stakes, for the first time this year the $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) takes place on the final day…

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. Previously run on Derby Day the Saturday prior as the Mackinnon Stakes, this year’s $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) has attracted a final field of 13 weight-for-age hopefuls….