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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….

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. Last time out the Artie Schiller colt won the Group 3 Ladbrokes Stakes (2000m) – registered as the Norman Robinson Stakes – one of the key…

2016 Emirates Stakes Considered for World No. 1 Winx

2016 Emirates Stakes Considered for World No. 1 Winx

Following her record eight length Cox Plate win at the Valley on Saturday, trainer Chris Waller admitted he is considering a back-up for the world’s number one racehorse Winx into the Emirates Stakes 2016. Run and won on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday November 5, this year’s…

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Robert Hickmott-trained, Team Williams-owned import was second-up in the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

Emirates Stakes 2016 Target for Cup Flop Articus

Emirates Stakes 2016 Target for Cup Flop Articus

Australian Bloodstock’s Jamie Lovett has confirmed plans to target the 2016 Emirates Stakes with German raider Articus after his failed 13th in the Caulfield Cup on debut down under. Last Saturday the Areion stallion lined-up in Australia for the first time as a $10 chance in the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) over…

Endless Drama Set for 2016 Emirates Stakes Bid

Endless Drama Set for 2016 Emirates Stakes Bid

The new-look Emirates Stakes 2016 held at Flemington Racecourse on November 5 is the confirmed first-up target for Chris Waller’s import Endless Drama after a cracking barrier trial success on Monday. The Lope De Vega stallion will be nominated for the lucrative $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) when early entries for the weight-for-age…

2016 Coongy Cup Results: Vanbrugh Beats Tom Melbourne

2016 Coongy Cup Results: Vanbrugh Beats Tom Melbourne

Chris Waller’s Group 1 winning stallion Vanbrugh was back in the winners’ stall on Caulfield Cup Day taking out the Coongy Cup 2016 over the imported and also back-in-form Tom Melbourne. A now four-year-old son of Encosta De Lago, Vanbrugh was at his peak last spring in Sydney winning the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes…