News About Mackinnon Stakes 2013

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…

Nine Horse 2013 Mackinnon Stakes Field Released

Nine Horse 2013 Mackinnon Stakes Field Released

After earlier announcing Mourayan would not run on Victoria Derby Day and instead go straight in next week’s Melbourne Cup, owners Lloyd and Nick Williams have decided to start the stayer in Saturday’s Mackinnon Stakes 2013 field. Scratched from today’s Bendigo Cup where they would have carried the 61.5kg top-weight, Alhaarth stallion Mourayan is also…

Fawkner Heads Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Nominations

Fawkner Heads Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Nominations

Robert Hickmott’s Caulfield Cup hero Fawkner heads the nominations taken for Saturday’s 2013 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington, one of the two Victoria Derby Day races offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner. Reset six-year-old Fawkner hit headlines on October 19 with their upset win as an $11 shot over international Melbourne Cup hope…

Glen Boss Scores Jet Away Ride in Melbourne Cup 2013

Glen Boss Scores Jet Away Ride in Melbourne Cup 2013

After news one-time favourite Puissance De Lune has been withdrawn from the 2013 Melbourne Cup after pulling up lame post-Cox Plate, their regular rider Glen Boss has snared another ride in the famous Flemington feature aboard the David Hayes-import Jet Away. Boss had been one of the biggest advocates of the Darren Weir-trained former French…

Mackinnon or Melbourne Cup 2013 for Fawkner Next Race

Mackinnon or Melbourne Cup 2013 for Fawkner Next Race

On Sunday co-owner Nick Williams confirmed there were two next start options for their impressive Caulfield Cup winner Fawkner with the 2013 Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November the preferred choice for connections. Aussie-bred Reset six-year-old Fawkner stole the show at Caulfield on Saturday when handing owners Nick and Lloyd Williams with another…