Tesio Stakes

The Tesio Stakes is a Group 3 mile event held at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Cox Plate Day and was known as the Powerflo Solutions Stakes in 2017.

2017 Tesio Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Lubiton
  • 2nd: #8 Savapinski
  • 3rd: #5 Invincibella

The Tesio Stakes known as the Powerflo Solutions Stakes in 2017 – is a Group 3 event held at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne during the Spring Racing Carnival. This race is sometimes referred to as the Eliza Park International Stakes, and was previously known as the Inglis Mile, while in 2016 the Tesio Stakes ran as the Merlin Garage Door Openers Stakes for sponsorship purposes.

Raced over 1600m, the Tesio Stakes is a handicap for mares aged four years and older and pays $150,000 in total prize money.

The Tesio Stakes is held on one of the nation’s biggest days of racing, Cox Plate Day. It shares a race program with a host of other Group races. These include the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m), Group 2 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1600m), Group 2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m), Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m), Group 2 Crystal Mile (1600m) and Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes (1200m).

Lead up races to the Tesio Stakes include the Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m) and the Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1400m).

Following the Tesio Stakes there are a variety of options for mares to take. The classier types might head to the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m), while the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) is also a popular target for those mares not at Group 1 level. Zanna (2003) was the last mare to complete the Tesio Stakes – Myer Classic double.

The 2017 Tesio Stakes was held on Saturday October 28, 2017 .

Tesio Stakes 2017
Date: Saturday October 28, 2017
Track: Moonee Valley Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 4YO+ Mares Handicap
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $150,000

2017 Tesio Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Lubiton
  • 2nd: #8 Savapinski
  • 3rd: #5 Invincibella

Check out the full Tesio Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more about the all-the-way win by Lubiton who turned the tables on the beaten favourite Invincibella (3rd), handing jockey Blake Shinn back-to-back wins on Cox Plate Day. It was a photo for the minor placings, Savapinksi just holding off the in-form Chris Waller-trained Invincibella who missed the kick and was never in a striking position to salute for the punters.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 3 LUBITON Bjorn Baker Blake Shinn 6 54.5kg $6.50
2 8 SAVAPINSKI (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brenton Avdulla 1.25L 2 54kg $7.50
3 5 INVINCIBELLA Chris Waller Tim Clark 1.35L 1 54kg $3.60F
4 4 ROCKET COMMANDER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 4.85L 7 54.5kg $21
5 9 THINK LIKE A BIRD Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 5.05L 4 54kg $41
6 7 TAHANEE (ARG) Darren Weir Craig Williams 5.15L 5 54kg $8.50
7 1 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 5.45L 3 58kg $13
8 6 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Damien Oliver 5.65L 9 54kg $4.40
9 2 CONSOMMATEUR (NZ) Michael Kent Beau Mertens (a) 6.4L 8 55kg $12

2017 Tesio Stakes Tips

  • 1st: #6 Oregon’s Day
  • 2nd: #1 French Emotion
  • 3rd: #5 Invincibella

OREGON’S DAY ($3.60) remains value and really feel like it is finally this Mick Price-trained four-year-old’s turn. She has winning form at the track / distance and will enjoy getting back to a mile for the first time since crossing only 1.9L off Foxplay in the autumn’s Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m). Lead-up fifth in the Weekend Hussler was brave from the outside barrier (13 of 13) and under two lengths beaten. Fit and ready to get the job done in a smaller field against her own kind down in weight. FRENCH EMOTION ($11) is in gate three with Hugh Bowman riding, the hoop in for a huge day riding Winx in the Cox Plate 2017. First-up she was 2.85 L back eighth in Flemington’s Blazer Stakes, this is a drop in class and she’s got two placings from four goes at a mile. Winner at The Valley, better second-up and drawn well to boot. INVINCIBELLA ($2.80) on the rails and flying looking for a third win on the trot at Rosehill and Randwick. She’s the deserving favourite looking at the form and the draw from the Waller stable and has placed at Moonee Valley before.

Tesio Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Tesio Stakes odds will listed below, pricing provided by Ladbrokes.com.au, for punters to lock in their Tesio Stakes betting tips at the best Cox Plate Day odds.

2017 Tesio Stakes Field

Each spring the Tesio Stakes field attracts a smart line-up of mares possibly looking to back-up the following Saturday at Flemington in the Group 1 Myer Classic field. Mares to have completed the double include Zanna (2003), Western Chorus (1991) and Echo Lass (1989). In 2013 the Tesio Stakes winner Catkins finished runner-up in the Myer Classic on VRC Derby Day, as did Lady Lynette in 2009. Lady Lynette also returned to win the 2010 Tesio Stakes, a race that often attracts similar line-ups of mares on back-to-back years.

The 2017 Tesio Stakes field are released on the Wednesday leading up to Cox Plate Day and will be provided in full below once announced.

In 2017 the Tesio Stakes field is known as the Powerfulo Solutions Stakes and attracted just a nine-starter field of mares including the Chris Waller-trained top weight French Emotion (58kg) looking to improve on a lead-up eighth in the Blazer Stakes and her in-form stablemate Invincibella looking for a third straight after successive victories in Sydney.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 88024105×8 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 3 58kg 100
2 213x3116x5 CONSOMMATEUR (NZ) Michael Kent Beau Mertens (a) 8 55kg 94
3 5250×11842 LUBITON Bjorn Baker Blake Shinn 6 54.5kg 93
4 18437×4436 ROCKET COMMANDER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 7 54.5kg 93
5 3x62466x11 INVINCIBELLA Chris Waller Tim Clark 1 54kg 90
6 23815×8105 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Damien Oliver 9 54kg 90
7 x75430x464 TAHANEE (ARG) Darren Weir Craig Williams 5 54kg 83
8 1×4114 SAVAPINSKI (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brenton Avdulla 2 54kg 77
9 x2166x1442 THINK LIKE A BIRD Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 4 54kg 65

2017 Tesio Stakes Nominations

The 2017 Tesio Stakes nominations are released by Racing Victoria on the Monday of Cox Plate week and will be announced below as soon as available.

The Powerflo Solutions Stakes 2017 Nominations attracted a bumper 18 early entries including the Chris Waller-trained dual Oaks winner Egg Tart and her stablemates French Emotion and Omei Sword. Invincibella is also Waller-trained and nominated for the race chasing a third win on the trot this spring, while Petition could back-up off a fourth to Global Glamour in last weekend’s Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) on Caulfield Cup Day.

Tesio Stakes History

Inaugurated in 1988, the Tesio Stakes has seen quite a few classy mares pass through. The Tesio Stakes was a listed race between its inception in 1988 and 1993. In 1994, it gained Group 3 status, which it has retained since.

There was a dead heat for two years running. In 2007, Maslins Beach and Autumn Jeuney tied at the post, with Miss Badoura and Bird Of Fire doing the same in 2008. The 2008 edition also saw the next two runners, Permission To Land and Princess Marizza, tie for third only 0.2 lengths off the lead.

The Tesio Stakes has seen a lot of name changes over the years. In 1990 it was known as the BMW Australia Stakes, and in 1991 and 1992 it was known as the Dalgety Breeders’ Plate. In 1993 the race was again sponsored by BMW and was known as the BMW Plate. Between 1994 and 2004 it reverted to its original name, the Tesio Stakes. Following that, it became known as the Inglis Mile. In 2013 and 2014, the Tesio Stakes was known as the Eliza Park International Stakes.

Notable Tesio Stakes winners include Voltage (1988), Bold Alliance (1992), Zanna (2003), Lady Lynette (2009, 10) and Catkins (2013). Tesio Stakes results since 2000, along with winning times, are listed below.

Tesio Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
Tesio Stakes
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
Tesio Stakes
1st Lubiton 1 minute 34.42 seconds (new track record)
2nd Savapinski
3rd Invincibella
Tesio Stakes
1st Kaniana 1 minute 39.17 seconds
2nd Rocket Commander
3rd Alaskan Rose
Tesio Stakes
1st Coronation Shallan 1 minute 36.1 seconds
2nd Azkadellia
3rd Lucky Lago
Tesio Stakes
1st Suavito 1 minute 35.6 seconds
2nd Precious Gem
3rd You’re So Good
Tesio Stakes
1st Catkins 1 minute 37.7 seconds
2nd Cameo
3rd Lake Sententia
Tesio Stakes
1st Star Of Giselle 1 minute 35.7 seconds
2nd Tavarnelle
3rd Spirit Song
Tesio Stakes
1st Ocean Challenger 1 minute 38.7 seconds
2nd Hi Belle
3rd Lady Lynette
Tesio Stakes
1st Lady Lynette 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Delta Gee
3rd Music Review
Tesio Stakes
1st Lady Lynette 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Moment Of Time
3rd Pink Shimmer
Tesio Stakes
=1st Miss Badoura 1 minute 36.5 seconds
=1st Bird Of Fire
=3rd Permission To Land/Princess Marizza
Tesio Stakes
1st Autumn Jeuney 1 minute 36.9 seconds
2nd Game Serena
3rd Maslins Beach
Tesio Stakes
1st Valkyrie Diva 1 minute 37.5 seconds
2nd Benko
3rd Celtic Bloom
Tesio Stakes
1st Matras 1 minute 38.6 seconds
2nd Hennessy Waltz
3rd Ballybleue
Tesio Stakes
1st Joy Of Flight 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Galvanized
3rd Loyal Lauren
Tesio Stakes
1st Zanna 1 minute 38.8 seconds
2nd Sweet Corn
3rd My Fraarlein
Tesio Stakes
1st Gentle Genius 1 minute 36.6 seconds
2nd Paris Heartbeat
3rd Rosa Marada
Tesio Stakes
1st La Bella Dama 1 minute 37.1 seconds
2nd Its Platonic
3rd Oregon Seal
Tesio Stakes
1st Oregon Seal 1 minute 40.0 seconds
2nd Super Sequel
3rd Nova Clause

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