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The VRC Sprint Classic runs on Mackinnon Stakes Day, as part of the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse each November.
2020 VRC Sprint Classic Results
- 1st: #3 Bivouac
- 2nd: #2 Nature Strip
- 3rd: #9 Libertini
|1||3||BIVOUAC||James Cummings||Glen Boss||6||58.5kg||$3.20F|
|2||2||NATURE STRIP||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||3.25L||9||58.5kg||$3.80|
|3||9||LIBERTINI||Anthony Cummings||Damien Oliver||3.45L||5||56.5kg||$4.80|
|4||6||ZOUTORI||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Jamie Kah||3.75L||4||58.5kg||$21|
|5||4||HEY DOC||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Luke Currie||5.5L||3||58.5kg||$21|
|6||5||GRAFF||Danny O’Brien||John Allen||5.7L||1||58.5kg||$17|
|7||8||TOFANE (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Jye McNeil||7.2L||2||56.5kg||$18|
|8||7||STANDOUT||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou||Craig Williams||7.3L||8||58.5kg||$31|
|9||1||SANTA ANA LANE||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Ben Melham||8.55L||7||58.5kg||$12|
|10||10||FABERGINO||Tiarnna Robertson||Jordan Childs||8.65L||10||56.5kg||$26|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
The 2020 VRC Sprint Classic field is released on the Wednesday before the race during Melbourne Cup week 2020.
The VRC Sprint Classic field attracts the season’s best sprinters that face off down the famous Flemington straight on the first Saturday of November.
The $1.5 million Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic field run over 1200m on Mackinnon Stakes Day, held four days after the Melbourne Cup.
Run under weight-for-age conditions, the VRC Sprint Classic final field attracts mainly older sprinters with the three-year-olds traditionally running a week earlier in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) against their own age at the same track / distance.
VRC Sprint Classic nominations close in late September each year and are followed by VRC Sprint Classic first acceptances in October.
The VRC Sprint Classic final acceptances close on the Wednesday before race day and reveal the make-up of the field and the VRC Sprint Classic barrier draw.
Bet on the VRC Sprint Classic Field
Betting on the VRC Sprint Classic field opens weeks in advance of the race, futures markets from Ladbrokes.com.au to be displayed below as soon as available.
2020 VRC Sprint Classic Field
The 2020 VRC Sprint Classic field and barriers are released the Wednesday before Mackinnon Stakes Day, which runs on the first Saturday in November each Melbourne Cup Carnival, and will be published in full below.
The 2020 Darley Sprint Classic final field features 10 hopefuls led in betting by the defending champion Nature Strip and last start The Everest runner-up Bivouac.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||25x6266x66||SANTA ANA LANE||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Ben Melham||7||58.5kg||115|
|2||41x411x247||NATURE STRIP||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||9||58.5kg||117|
|3||2x61365x32||BIVOUAC||James Cummings||Glen Boss||6||58.5kg||115|
|4||8x3129x841||HEY DOC||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Luke Currie||3||58.5kg||115|
|5||3440x450x1||GRAFF||Danny O’Brien||Damian Lane||1||58.5kg||105|
|6||36x2400x11||ZOUTORI||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Jamie Kah||4||58.5kg||109|
|7||12x160x552||STANDOUT||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou||Craig Williams||8||58.5kg||104|
|8||x77351x359||TOFANE (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Jye McNeil||2||56.5kg||112|
|9||1133x49x18||LIBERTINI||Anthony Cummings||Damien Oliver||5||56.5kg||110|
|10||x1x11x1x02||FABERGINO||Tiarnna Robertson||Jordan Childs||10||56.5kg||106|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
2020 VRC Sprint Classic Nominations
The 2020 VRC Classic Nominations are taken in late September and will be published below as the first early sign of what sprinters will make up the VRC Classic Field.
The 2020 Darley Sprint Classic nominations drew 69 hopefuls including the past two champions Nature Strip (2019) and Santa Ana Lane (2018).
Click here to view the full list of 2020 VRC Sprint Classic nominations.