BJ McLachlan Stakes

The BJ McLachlan Stakes is a Group 3 race held towards the end of December at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane.

2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes Results

  • 1st: Ours To Keep
  • 2nd: Goodfella
  • 3rd: Coorg

BJ McLachlan Stakes News

BJ McLachlan Stakes 2016 Betting Odds & Tips

BJ McLachlan Stakes 2016 Betting Odds & Tips

One of the key New Year’s Eve races running at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday is the 2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes, betting tips and the updated odds for the two-years-old showdown found below. A bumper line-up of sixteen juveniles take to the Brisbane track for Race 5 at 2:48pm (local) in this year’s edition of…

The 2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes -also known as the BJ McLachlan Plate – is a Group 3 sprint run at Eagle Farm Racecourse. It has been contested at both Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane as well as the Gold Coast track further south in recent years.

Held under set weights conditions, the BJ McLachlan Stakes is restricted to two year old runners. Horses race over 1200m seeking a share of $200,000 prize money making it one of the most lucrative Brisbane Summer Racing features.

The BJ McLachlan Stakes shares a race program with a host of other Black-Type races at the New Year’s Eve meeting on December 31 including the: $250,000 Listed Bernborough Quality Handicap (1600m) for milers and the $200,000 Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate (1300m) for three-year-olds.

Some horses use the BJ McLachlan Stakes as preparation for the Magic Millions Carnival in January at the Gold Coast Racecourse about a week later where they run in the lucrative $2 million Restricted Listed Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m).

The 2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes ran on Saturday December 31, 2016.

BJ McLachlan Stakes 2016
Date: December 31, 2016
Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 2YO Set Weights
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $200,000

2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes Results

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 1 OURS TO KEEP Chris Munce Damian Browne 2 57kg $3.20EF
2 3 GOODFELLA Bjorn Baker Jeff Lloyd 1.8L 9 57kg $19
3 7 COORG John O’Shea Robbie Fradd 2.3L 1 57kg $7.50
4 2 BRING IT HOME POP Darryl Hansen Luke Tarrant 2.4L 8 57kg $21
5 12 TIARA STAR Toby Edmonds Kerrin McEvoy 2.8L 10 55kg $14
6 8 MISHANI BULLITT Chris Anderson Larry Cassidy 3.8L 7 57kg $81
7 13 DEBONAIRLY Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Ms Tegan Harrison 4.6L 5 55kg $7.50
8 10 REAL PRINCESS Liam Birchley Tye Angland 5.1L 3 55kg $26
9 11 COLOSIMO Steven O’dea Paul Hammersley 6.4L 13 55kg $26
10 9 SO INVINCIBLE Stuart Kendrick Ryan Wiggins 6.8L 6 57kg $101
11 14 SERIOUS DOUBTS Gillian Heinrich & Ben Rodgers James Orman 9.1L 12 55kg $101
12 5 BOLD KINGSTON John Zielke Jim Byrne 9.9L 4 57kg $31
13 6 SNITZKRAFT Kelso Wood Luke Dittman 10.7L 11 57kg $3.20EF
SB 16 UMAWINNER David Vandyke Michael Cahill 0 55kg $21
4 SAXTON ROCK Matthew Dunn 0
15 GO DAISY Scott Morrisey Damian Lane 0

2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes Betting Odds

The latest BJ McLachlan Stakes odds 2016 will be published below with market links to Ladbrokes.com.au for you to back your BJ McLachlan Stakes betting tips on the Group clash at the right price.

2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes Field

The BJ McLachlan Stakes field usually attracts some pretty decent two year olds. Because it’s held under set weights, the BJ McLachlan Stakes field is usually relatively level, with the fillies given a weight advantage. Many of the young horses in the BJ McLachlan Stakes field are well on their way to decent three year old campaigns.

The 2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes field will be provided below the week of the race.

Check out the official 2016 B.J. McLachlan Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw below – following the link for a full rundown on the entire line-up of two-year-olds.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt.
1 1×1 OURS TO KEEP Chris Munce Damian Browne 2 57kg
2 21 BRING IT HOME POP Darryl Hansen Luke Tarrant 10 57kg
3 5521 GOODFELLA Bjorn Baker Jeff Lloyd 11 57kg
4 815 SAXTON ROCK Matthew Dunn TBA 12 57kg
5 5123 BOLD KINGSTON John Zielke Jim Byrne 4 57kg
6 2 SNITZKRAFT Kelso Wood Luke Dittman 14 57kg
7 2 COORG John O’Shea Robbie Fradd 1 57kg
8 325 MISHANI BULLITT Chris Anderson Larry Cassidy 8 57kg
9 4 SO INVINCIBLE Stuart Kendrick Ryan Wiggins 6 57kg
10 21×6 REAL PRINCESS Liam Birchley Tye Angland 3 55kg
11 11 COLOSIMO Steven O’dea Paul Hammersley 16 55kg
12 42×1 TIARA STAR Toby Edmonds Kerrin McEvoy 13 55kg
13 1 DEBONAIRLY Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Ms Tegan Harrison 5 55kg
14 24 SERIOUS DOUBTS Gillian Heinrich & Ben Rodgers James Orman 15 55kg
15 732 GO DAISY Scott Morrisey Damian Lane 7 55kg
16 UMAWINNER David Vandyke Michael Cahill 9 55kg

2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes Nominations

The BJ McLachlan Stakes nominations draw horses largely from Queensland stables, but some more talented types from interstate might make the journey. Quite a few horses enter the BJ McLachlan Stakes nominations in an endeavour to get a last black-type start prior to heading to the paddock or lining up for the Magic Millions.

The 2016 BJ McLachlan Stakes nominations will be published here as soon as available from Racing Queensland.

BJ McLachlan Stakes History

The BJ McLachlan Stakes was upgraded to Group 3 status in 2011. It was previously a listed event. Over the years, the BJ McLachlan Stakes has attracted some top horses and trainers, such as Gai Waterhouse and Driefontein.

Usually held at Doomben or Eagle Farm Racecourse, the 2014 BJ McLachlan Stakes was held at the Gold Coast Racecourse due to renovations at the Brisbane tracks.

Notable recent BJ McLachlan Stakes winners include Shovoff (2000), Snitzel (2004), Military Rose (2009) and Driefontein (2011). BJ McLachlan Stakes results, place getters and winning times since 2000 are provided below.

BJ McLachlan Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2017
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2016
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Ours To Keep 1 minute 10.82 seconds
2nd Goodfella
3rd Coorg
2015
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Zelady’s Night Out 1 minute 9.94 seconds
2nd Slumber Party
3rd Nikitas
2014
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Mishani Honcho 1 minute 11.8 seconds
2nd Wicked Intent
3rd Star Of Night
2013
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Unencumbered 1 minute 10.1 seconds
2nd Stroak
3rd Sagatona
2012
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Missy Longstocking 1 minute 10.2 seconds
2nd Sweet Idea
3rd Architect
2011
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Driefontein 1 minute 09.3 seconds
2nd Sizzling
3rd Snipzu
2010
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Military Grace 1 minute 12.9 seconds
2nd Wonderful You
3rd Merryanna
2009
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Military Rose 1 minute 11.5 seconds
2nd Marking Time
3rd Startsmeup
2008 (December)
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Paprika 1 minute 09.8 seconds
2nd Carlton Forward
3rd Moonlight Hussey
2008 (March)
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st She’s Meaner 1 minute 10.3 seconds
2nd Astatus
3rd Privileged Class
2006
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Miss Watagan 1 minute 10.9 seconds
2nd Sashenka
3rd Rock Idol
2005
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Master Archie 1 minute 10.5 seconds
2nd Cole Trickle
3rd Mel
2004
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Snitzel 1 minute 09.5 seconds
2nd Street Smart
3rd Blizzardly
2003
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Oratorio 1 minute 11.0 seconds
2nd Star Shiraz
3rd Fine Silver
2002
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st How Funny 1 minute 10.6 seconds
2nd Dorky
3rd Sir Success
2001
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Sunday Joy 1 minute 09.4 seconds
2nd Sir Breakfast
3rd Obsession
2000
BJ McLachlan Stakes
1st Shovoff 1 minute 13.8 seconds
2nd Strategic Image
3rd Tellson