News About Kensington Stakes

2017 Oakleigh Plate on Cards for Thermal Current

2017 Oakleigh Plate on Cards for Thermal Current

Next month’s Oakleigh Plate 2017 is shaping-up as a nice autumn target for Darren Weir’s short-distance horse Thermal Current. The six-year-old son of Exceed And Excel posted a Flemington win last Saturday over 1000m defeating Bullpit by over a length carrying 58kg, atoning for his New Year’s Day failure. Thermal Current raced for the first…

Group 1 Glory Awaits Kensington Stakes Winner Headwater

Group 1 Glory Awaits Kensington Stakes Winner Headwater

An impressive pedigree and a winning return to the track in Saturday’s 2016 Kensington Stakes has co-trainer Wayne Hawkes talking up the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 chances of young colt Headwater. The son of Exceed And Excel took his record to three wins from nine starts with a first-up success over Bullpit (2nd)…

2016 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

2016 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

This Saturday at Flemington Racecourse the latest Melbourne Summer Racing black-type takes place with the Kensington Stakes 2016, betting tips for the sprint down the famous straight found below. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:06pm (AEDT), this year’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) attracted a final field of 11 sprinters. Latest Kensington…

Wild Rain Tops 2016 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds

Wild Rain Tops 2016 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds

Mark Kavanagh’s ultra-consistent mare Wild Rain is early favourite to keep the good form going at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in the Kensington Stakes 2016. The latest feature race of the Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival, this weekend’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) field features 11 hopefuls. Sitting top of the Kensington Stakes odds at $4…

Kensington Stakes Ideal for Headwater First-Up

Kensington Stakes Ideal for Headwater First-Up

Wayne Hawkes concedes well-bred colt Headwater was not at his best through the recent Spring Racing Carnival, but is confident the three-year-old will return to racing a winning chance in Saturday’s Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington. Headwater stamped his claims as one to watch through the major black type races in autumn as a…

The Quarterback Targets Winterbottom Stakes 2015

The Quarterback Targets Winterbottom Stakes 2015

A run in Perth’s 2015 Winterbottom Stakes later this month could be on the cards for Robbie Griffiths’ in-form sprinter The Quarterback following his impressive win in the wet at Flemington on VRC Oaks Day. Thursday saw a couple of massive downpours in Melbourne that had most of the Crown Oaks Day races run on…

Exciting 2014 Rubiton Stakes Final Field Released

Exciting 2014 Rubiton Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Rubiton Stakes final field was released this morning and the Group 2 event looks like being a key lead-up event to the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 22. One of a number of talented sprinters heading to the Oakleigh Plate that has been included in the Rubiton Stakes field is…

General Truce Chasing Back-To-Back Wins In W.J. Adams Stakes

General Truce Chasing Back-To-Back Wins In W.J. Adams Stakes

Trainer Ricky Maund is confident that tough sprinter General Truce can record his second straight win when he contests the Listed W.J. Adams Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. General Truce returned to racing with a narrow win over Pocket Rockets and Kaiser Sun in the Listed Kensington Stakes  (1000m) at Flemington on January 18 and,…

2014 W.J. Adams Stakes Betting – Lord Of The Sky A Clear Favourite

2014 W.J. Adams Stakes Betting – Lord Of The Sky A Clear Favourite

Lord Of The Sky has been well-backed to record his fourth straight win when he steps-up in class to contest the Listed W.J. Adams Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Lord Of The Sky is currently available at odds of $2.20 in W.J. Adams Stakes betting markets following two impressive performances since returning from a stint…

Excelorada Included In 2014 W.J. Adams Stakes Final Field

Excelorada Included In 2014 W.J. Adams Stakes Final Field

Talented Perth sprinter Excelorada will make his Melbourne racing debut on Saturday after being included in the Listed 2014 W.J. Adams Stakes final field. Excelorada has recorded ten wins from 26 race starts in Western Australia and did enough to earn a trip to Melbourne with consistent performances in the Listed Crawford Stakes (1000m), Listed Summer…