McNeil Stakes News

Hardham Primed for 2016 McNeil Stakes

Hardham Primed for 2016 McNeil Stakes
August 24th, 2016

Trainer Mick Price is thrilled with the condition of Hardham ahead of Saturday’s 2016 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield, and has revealed the colt is on trial for a berth in the Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) in Sydney in two weeks’ time. Hardham began his racing career under the…

2016 McNeil Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 McNeil Stakes Field and Barrier Draw
August 24th, 2016

Fourteen three-year-old’s will line up for Saturday’s 2016 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield following this morning’s release of a final field and barrier draw; highlighted by the inclusion of several runners targeting the Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) in Sydney in a fortnight. Defcon is one such runner, who has…

McNeil Stakes 2016 Likely for Leotie

McNeil Stakes 2016 Likely for Leotie
August 23rd, 2016

Trainer Henry Dwyer has confirmed that three-year-old Leotie will remain in Melbourne this weekend, underlining a start in the Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1300m) at Caulfield as very likely. Leotie has made only three competitive appearances at the races since debuting in early February, but has returned to racing this…

2016 McNeil Stakes Nominations Released

2016 McNeil Stakes Nominations Released
August 22nd, 2016

Twenty-two runners have been included in 2016 McNeil Stakes nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s most exciting three-year-old prospects at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. Peter & Paul Snowden are confident Defcon has taken plenty of benefit from his time in the paddock and have…

2015 McNeil Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2015 McNeil Stakes Tips and Betting Preview
August 28th, 2015

Eleven three-year-olds have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Prince Of Brooklyn has experienced huge attention from punters in 2015 McNeil Stakes betting markets…

Top Me Up Primed for 2015 McNeil Stakes

Top Me Up Primed for 2015 McNeil Stakes
August 27th, 2015

Three-year-old Top Me Up has already produced several impressive results through his short racing career so far, and co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is confident a step-up in distance for Saturday’s Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield will be key in the colt’s return to the winner’s circle. Interestingly yet to…

2015 McNeil Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

2015 McNeil Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw
August 26th, 2015

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2015 Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Spring Carnival’s most exciting three-year-olds. Stoker was unlucky to be blocked late when fifth in the Group 3 Vain Stakes (1100m) last…

2014 McNeil Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

2014 McNeil Stakes Betting Preview and Tips
August 29th, 2014

Just 12 three-year-olds remain in the final field for the Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield this weekend after Team Hawkes elected to remove Nostradamus from the final field to contest the Group 3 Run To The Rose in Sydney, offering punters exceptional value for money and several key…

2014 McNeil Stakes Betting Update

2014 McNeil Stakes Betting Update
August 28th, 2014

A talented field of just 13 three-year-olds have been confirmed to line up at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend to contest the Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m), offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returning to racing in exceptional form…

13 Confirmed for 2014 McNeil Stakes

13 Confirmed for 2014 McNeil Stakes
August 27th, 2014

A talented field of thirteen three-year-olds have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse, highlighted by several notable competitors through the two-year-old autumn season. An exciting prospect for major sprint races for three-year-olds through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, trainer Robbie…