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The 2014 Mackinnon Stakes will be run on the Saturday the 2nd of November and has a prize pool of $1,000,000.
When:
Where: Flemington Racecourse
500 Epsom Rd, Flemington, VIC, Australia

Previous Winner: Alcopop

Alcopop was the winner of last year Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington racecourse

Previous Winners

2013
Side Glance
J:J Spancer T: A Balding
2012
Alcopop
J: C. Williams T: J. Stephens
2011
Glass Harmonium
J: D. Oliver T: M. Moroney
2010
So You Think
J: S. Arnold T: B. Cummings
2009
Scenic Shot
2008
Theseo
2007
Sirmione

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News

Fields & Results

Mackinnon Stakes 2013 results

Race 5 – 2:15PM Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000 METRES)
Of $1,000,000.1st $600,000, 2nd $180,000, 3rd $90,000, 4th $45,000, 5th $25,000, 6th $20,000, 7th $20,000, 8th $20,000 GROUP 1
Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Maidens at time of entry are ineligible, Apprentices cannot claim.Track Condition: Good 3 Time: 2:03.59 Last 600m: 0:34.89 INTERIM RESULTSOffical Comments: Track upgraded to Good 3 @1:45pm, after race 4.

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Mackinnon Stakes 2013 Field

Race 5 – 2:15PM Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000 METRES)
Of $1,000,000.1st $600,000, 2nd $180,000, 3rd $90,000, 4th $45,000, 5th $25,000, 6th $20,000, 7th $20,000, 8th $20,000 GROUP 1
Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Maidens at time of entry are ineligible, Apprentices cannot claim.Field Limit: 18 + 4 EM

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Betting

Jet Away Odds – Mackinnon Stakes 2013

The Mackinnon Stakes is being held in just a couple of days, with a solid selection of thoroughbreds ready to fight it out for a healthy prize pool. Held at (racecouse) once again, racing fans from all over the nation will be ready to back their favourite horses. One competitor to watch out for is Jet Away, at $3.00 for this race and sure to get a lot of attention. Keep your eyes on the market as Mackinnon Stakes race day draws near, to make sure you are getting the most for your hard earned money.

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Dear Demi Odds – Mackinnon Stakes 2013

With the Mackinnon Stakes hosted this weekend, many of the finest thoroughbreds in the nation are ready to battle it out for the prize money on offer. Being run at Flemington, this event always manages to get the attention of the racing community. One entry to keep your eyes on is Dear Demi, at $10.00 for this race and sure to get a lot of attention. Pay attention to the market as Mackinnon Stakes race day gets closer, to ensure you get the most for your bets.

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Tips

Mackinnon Stakes 2013 tips

Only a small field to take part in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes this year, continuing a worry trend over recent years. Rob Heathcote has produced some big results from a small team during the spring carnival this year. Buffering won his maiden Group 1 whilst Fire Up Fifi claimed the G2 Blazer Stakes and Solzhenitsyn, the second favourite in this race at $3.80, claimed consecutive Toorak Handicaps at his most recent start. Favourite is David Hayes’ Jet Away ($3.00) after an impressive performance first up in the Turnbull Stakes and a tenacious fifth in the G1 Caulfield Cup.

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About the Mackinnon Stakes

The Mackinnon Stakes is a Group 1 race held under weight for age conditions, taking place each year during the Melbourne spring racing carnival. Raced over a distance of 2000 metres and worth $1,000,000 in prize money, the Mackinnon Stakes is an important part of Victoria Derby Day on the first day of the Melbourne Cup carnival.

The Mackinnon Stakes is a weight for age race hosted by Victoria Racing Club, held on the same day as the Myer Classic and the Coolmore Stud. This event is held in honour of LKS Mackinnon, a well respected former chairman of the Victoria Racing Club.

The Mackinnon Stakes has been run since 1869, with Glencoe winning the inaugural event. Over this long time period, a number of well known names have taken out this event, including Carbine in 1890, Phar Lap in 1930 and 1931, Peter Pan in 1934, Ajax in 1938, Leilani in 1974, Dulcify in 1979, At Talaq in 1986, Empire Rose in 1988, Let’s Elope in 1991, Rogan Josh in 1999, and Lonhro in 2002.

Many horses race in this event after first appearing in the WS Cox Plate, with other lead up events including the Turnbull Stakes and the Underwood Stakes. A number of horses have won the Mackinnon Stakes / Melbourne Cup double in the same year, with 16 in total over the history of this event. Some horses have also won the WS Cox Plate / Mackinnon Stakes double in recent years, including Theseo in 2008, Scenic Shot in 2009, and So You Think in 2010.

In other telling recent results, 2010 winner So You Think went on to place third in the Melbourne Cup, with winners Rogan Josh in 1999 and Let’s Elope in 1991 going on to win the Melbourne Cup three days later. The Mackinnon Stakes has also provided winners for the Japan Cup, including New Zealand horse Horlicks in 1989.

Mackinnon Stakes winner in 2012, Alcopop, also went on to finish second in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup. Other recent winners of this event include Thesio in 2008, Scenic Shot in 2009, So You Think in 2010, and Glass Harmonium in 2011. Glass Harmonium also came second in the 2012 race, with Ocean Park coming in third.

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