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The Tristarc Stakes is a Group 2 sprint held at Caulfield Racecourse on Caulfield Cup Day as a lead-up to Flemington's Myer Classic during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
2017 Tristarc Stakes Results
- 1st: #2 Boom Time
- 2nd: #11 Cool Passion
- 3rd: #13 Shillelagh
Tristarc Stakes News
The Tristarc Stakes is a quality Group 2 thoroughbred event held as part of the coveted Melbourne Spring Carnival on one of the most anticipated days of racing, Caulfield Cup Day. Taking place on a Saturday in mid to late October, Caulfield Cup Day features seven quality Group races including the: Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1000m), Group 3 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic (2000m), Group 3 Coongy Cup (2000m) and Group 3 Moonga Stakes (1400m).
The Tristarc Stakes is run over the sprint distance of 1400m by a solid field of mares under set weights plus penalties and is worth $200,000. It is a great middle distance sprint for mares heading towards prestigious events including the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) on Victoria Derby Day or the Group 2 Matriach Stakes (2000m) on Emirates Stakes Day. The set weights conditions that the race is run under ensures that the higher seeded females claim victory more often than not. In recent years the Tristarc Stakes has been a decent guide to the Myer Classic, with Red Tracer (2013) the last to do the double.
The 2017 Tristarc Stakes ran on Saturday October 21, 2017 .
|2017 Tristarc Stakes|
|Date:||October 21, 2017|
|Conditions:||4YO&Up Mares – Set Weights + Penalties|
2017 Tristarc Stakes Results
- 1st: #2 Global Glamour
- 2nd: #11 Cool Passion
- 3rd: #13 Shillelagh
Check out the full Tristarc Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more on the narrow first-up win of the returning Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Group 1 winner Global Glamour who is onto the 2017 Myer Classic during the Melbourne Cup Carnival after beating Tony McEvoy’s in-form roughie Cool Passion ($21) and the Chris Waller-trained Shillelagh ($14).
|1||2||GLOBAL GLAMOUR||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||–||13||58.5kg||$9.50|
|2||11||COOL PASSION||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||0.1L||7||56.5kg||$21|
|3||13||SHILLELAGH (NZ)||Chris Waller||Joao Moreira||0.85L||11||56.5kg||$14|
|4||17e||PETITION||Anthony Freedman||Mark Zahra||0.95L||2||55kg||$8.50|
|5||3||SILENT SEDITION||Andrew Noblet||Ms Katelyn Mallyon||1.35L||14||58.5kg||$9.50|
|6||14||MERRIEST||Danny O’Brien||Damien Oliver||1.55L||10||55.5kg||$10|
|7||1||FOXPLAY||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||1.95L||4||58.5kg||$4.20F|
|8||16||SWAMPLAND (NZ)||Henry Dwyer||Chris Symons||2.7L||5||55kg||$16|
|9||7||SAVANNA AMOUR||Chris Meagher||Ben Melham||3L||12||57.5kg||$17|
|10||6||SWORD OF LIGHT||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Damian Lane||3.1L||1||57.5kg||$17|
|11||8||NOW OR LATER (IRE)||Robert Smerdon||Craig Williams||3.85L||9||57.5kg||$12|
|12||15||SOLD FOR SONG||Kevin Kemp||James Orman||5.6L||6||55kg||$21|
|13||12||EURO ANGEL (NZ)||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||6.1L||8||56.5kg||$26|
|14||4||ZANBAGH||John P Thompson||Hugh Bowman||7.1L||3||57.5kg||$51|
|–||18e||FILLE CHAMPAGNE||Pat Hyland||Stephen Baster||–||0||–||–|
|–||5||FRENCH EMOTION||Chris Waller||Brad Rawiller||–||0||–||–|
|–||9||ROCKET COMMANDER||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Blake Shinn||–||0||–||–|
|–||10||RAVI||Peter & Paul Snowden||Hugh Bowman||–||0||–||–|
2017 Tristarc Stakes Tips
- 1st: #1 Foxplay
- 2nd: #13 Shillelagh
- 3rd: #3 Silent Sedition
Hard to bet against the favourite FOXPLAY in the Tristarc Stakes 2017 tips. This Chris Waller-trained Group 1 winning daughter of Foxwedge returns to Caulfield for the first time in over a year when fourth in the 2016 Thousand Guineas. Geez she has been doing some great things since in Sydney including a solid spring lead-up that included two placings behind the star stablemate Winx and the solid Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) fourth when three lengths off Happy Clapper. Needs to get on her Melbourne-leg, but against her own kind again looks good. SHILLELAGH is also Waller-trained and has ‘The Magic Man’ Joao Moreira aboard second-up. She’s a market mover heavily backed but still at double-figures out to improve on a lead-up seventh, but her second-up record is three-from-four. SILENT SEDITION has the outside barrier to overcome but she is class and the 1400m here second-up suits.
Tristarc Stakes Betting Odds
The latest Tristarc Stakes betting markets will be detailed below with the full Tristarc Stakes odds provided by Ladbrokes.com.au so you can back your insider Tristarc Stakes tips at the right price this spring.
2017 Tristarc Stakes Field
Each Caulfield Cup Day the Tristarc Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of mares coming off lead-up runs in races including Sydney’s Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) three weeks earlier, Flemington’s Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) a fortnight before or the Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1400m) also open only to mares contested on Turnbull Stakes Day.
The 2017 Tristarc Stakes field and barriers will be released on the Wednesday leading up to Caulfield Cup Day and published in full below so stay tuned.
In 2017 the Tristarc Stakes Final Field is at the capacity 16 starters with markets led by the Chris Waller-trained Sydney raider Foxplay coming off a fourth in the Epsom Handicap. Silent Sedition suffered a blow drawing the widest of all the mares in the Tristarc Stakes field in 2017, while the returning Flight Stakes – Thousand Guineas winner last year Global Glamour jumps from the second outside alley first-up.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp. Rating|
|1||x24141x234||FOXPLAY||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||4||58.5kg||111|
|2||11x921302x||GLOBAL GLAMOUR||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||16||58.5kg||105|
|3||31x21214x5||SILENT SEDITION||Andrew Noblet||Ms Katelyn Mallyon||18||58.5kg||110|
|4||x2612x7010||ZANBAGH||John P Thompson||Mark Zahra||3||57.5kg||108|
|5||88024105×8||FRENCH EMOTION||Chris Waller||Brad Rawiller||15||57.5kg||100|
|6||342117×516||SWORD OF LIGHT||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Damian Lane||1||57.5kg||98|
|7||7731x1x711||SAVANNA AMOUR||Chris Meagher||Ben Melham||14||57.5kg||102|
|8||4x48x04x61||NOW OR LATER (IRE)||Robert Smerdon||Craig Williams||11||57.5kg||100|
|9||18437×4436||ROCKET COMMANDER||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Blake Shinn||9||56.5kg||93|
|10||451x493x13||RAVI||Peter & Paul Snowden||Hugh Bowman||17||56.5kg||102|
|11||7218x6x031||COOL PASSION||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||8||56.5kg||96|
|12||20407×2365||EURO ANGEL (NZ)||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||10||56.5kg||100|
|13||24x94010x7||SHILLELAGH (NZ)||Chris Waller||Joao Moreira||13||56.5kg||100|
|14||5x5134x612||MERRIEST||Danny O’Brien||Damien Oliver||12||55.5kg||90|
|15||05956344×2||SOLD FOR SONG||Kevin Kemp||James Orman||6||55kg||98|
|16||x432611122||SWAMPLAND (NZ)||Henry Dwyer||Chris Symons||5||55kg||88|
|17e||23x112x324||PETITION||Anthony Freedman||Mark Zahra||2||55kg||78|
|18e||42103121×6||FILLE CHAMPAGNE||Pat Hyland||Stephen Baster||7||55kg||70|
2017 Tristarc Stakes Nominations
The 2017 Tristarc Stakes nominations are released by Racing Victoria (RV) on the Monday of race week and the full list of early entries will be available below once announced.
In 2017 the Tristarc Stakes Nominations drew a bumper 28 early entries including Foxplay coming off an Epsom Handicap fourth over the Randwick mile, the Andrew Noblet-trained Group 1 winner from the autumn Silent Sedition, Ravi for Peter & Paul Snowden who has been freshened-up since her third in the How Now Stakes at Caulfield and the returning Flight Stakes – Thousand Guineas double winner last spring Global Glamour.
Tristarc Stakes History
Canny Lass was the inaugural Tristarc Stakes winner when the race was first run in 1987. It began as a Listed race, reaching Group 3 status in 1994 and finally Group 2 status in 2005. The race distance has always been 1400m. Some high quality females have taken out the Tristarc Stakes including Typhoon Tracy (1999), Infinite Grace (2005 & 2003) and Bionic Bess (1995).
Tristarc Stakes results since 2000 are listed below.
Recent Tristarc Stakes Winners
|1st||Global Glamour||1 minute 23.8 seconds|
|1st||First Seal||1 minute 25.14 seconds|
|1st||La Passe||1 minute 23.77 seconds|
|1st||Sweet Idea||1 minute 25.42 seconds|
|1st||Red Tracer||1 minute 23.16 seconds|
|1st||Streama||1 minute 24.76 seconds|
|1st||More Joyous||1 minute 22.89 seconds|
|1st||Culminate||1 minute 26.51 seconds|
|1st||Typhoon Tracy||1 minute 22.8 seconds|
|1st||Mimi Lebrock||1 minute 23.3 seconds|
|2nd||Tan Tat De Lago|
|1st||Miss Fantabulous||1 minute 23 seconds|
|3rd||Like It Is|
|1st||Nuclear Free||1 minute 23 seconds|
|1st||Infinite Grace||1 minute 22.1 seconds|
|1st||Our Egyptian Raine||1 minute 24.5 seconds|
|1st||Infinite Grace||1 minute 23 seconds|
|1st||Reactive||1 minute 23.6 seconds|
|1st||Pernod||1 minute 24.2 seconds|
|1st||Lady Marion||1 minute 23 seconds|