Tag: 'Mackinnon Stakes'

McDonald and Zaaki win Mackinnon Stakes

McDonald makes it 10 wins for Cup Week with Stakes Day double

James McDonald capped off a remarkable Melbourne Cup Carnival with a Group 1 double at Flemington on Saturday, claiming wins aboard both Nature Strip and...

2021 Mackinnon Stakes betting tips & strategy | November 6

HorseBetting’s Victorian form analyst brings you his top selections and $100 betting strategy for Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday, November 6.
Star horse Zaaki

Zaaki in good health & on track to run in Mackinnon Stakes

After being a shock withdrawal on the morning of the Cox Plate due to an elevated temperature, star galloper Zaaki looks a very good chance...

Gelded Skyward set for Bendigo return

Having held spring aspirations for imported galloper Skyward, trainers Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young have gone back to the drawing board ahead of the stayer’s...
Sir Dragonet

Sir Dragonet Targets Rich Sydney Race

Ciaron Maher is hoping his Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet can prove he is Australia's number one weight-for-age, middle-distance performer in 2021.
Melody Belle

Belle returns home ahead of final campaign

Star Kiwi mare Melody Belle will return home after a hit-and-run raid to Melbourne for the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) in which she finished...
Arcadia Queen

Arcadia Queen Farewells Victoria In Style

Star mare Arcadia Queen showed she was one of the best in the land when she took out her second spring Group One with an...

Mackinnon Stakes 2020 runner-by-runner betting guide

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and betting info for every runner in the feature event on VRC Stakes Day: the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes.

Mugatoo Boasts Right Form For Mackinnon

The Cox Plate has historically been the perfect springboard for Mackinnon Stakes winners and Mugatoo is one of just two runners with that formline.
Need I Say More

Richards chasing Trans-Tasman features

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is well used to marking off new benchmarks in career highlights. Winning the New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) with Xtravagant at...
Fifty Stars

Mackinnon Attack With Proven Performers

Tom Dabernig is approaching the Mackinnon Stakes with a degree of confidence in his two proven Group One performers, Fifty Stars and Harlem.
Melody Belle

Melody Belle Tuned Up For Melbourne Raid

Connections of outstanding Kiwi mare Melody Belle have confirmed she will make a cameo appearance in Melbourne this spring.

Harlem Is Ready To Shuffle In Turnbull

Tom Dabernig believes stable veteran Harlem has a lot in his favour in the Turnbull Stakes, which is run at a track and distance he...
Jennifer Eccles

Hastings targets for Jennifer Eccles

Shaune Ritchie has resisted the temptation to campaign last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Jennifer Eccles in Sydney, despite receiving a travel...
Magic Wand

Mackinnon winner in first-up Irish success

Irish mare Magic Wand, a Group One winner during last year's Melbourne Cup carnival, has claimed the Lanwades Stud Stakes at the Curragh.
Magic Wand

Galileo equals Danehill’s Group 1 record

Champion Irish stallion Galileo has equalled Danehill's Group One record with Magic Wand, bringing up No. 84 in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.

Hartnell bows out in style with Group 1 placing

Popular nine-year-old gelding Hartnell has run a bold race in his final start, finishing third in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.
Magic Wand

Irish wave Magic Wand in Mackinnon Stakes

Magic Wand has come back from contesting the Melbourne Cup to win the final Group One race of the Flemington carnival, the Mackinnon Stakes.

Magic Wand wins the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes

Magic Wand has won the Mackinnon Stakes, the final Group One race of the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington.
Fifty Stars

Group 1 Mackinnon quartet ready to fire

Lindsay Park has four Mackinnon Stakes runners as they look to end the Melbourne Cup carnival with a Group One victory.
Kerrin McEvoy

McEvoy thinks Kluger can bounce back in Group 1

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy believes Japanese horse Kluger can bounce back and run well in the Mackinnon Stakes after having an excuse in the Cox Plate.
Melody Belle

A guide to the Group One Mackinnon Stakes

The Mackinnon Stakes is the last of eight Group One races held across Melbourne Cup carnival week.

Zoutori to face biggest test in WFA Group 1

Despite being beaten as favourite in a Group Two sprint a week ago, connections of Zoutori are happy to give him a crack at the...

Show time for Hartnell after Group 1 Mackinnon

Godolphin stalwart Hartnell will have his final start in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes and will join Precedence, Sirmione and Moher as a show horse.

Hartnell ready for one more Group 1 fling

Godolphin galloper Hartnell will be chasing a fifth Group One success when he runs the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.