The four-day Melbourne Cup carnival concludes Friday, November 9 on TwinSpires with Emirates Stakes Day and there is some ultra-competitive racing on tap to round out the festival.
The racing highlights on the card are the Group 1 Emirates Stakes featuring early favorite, and Chris Waller trained, Boban and the Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic. The VRC Classic features the “Brisbane Bulldog’ Buffering and Hong Kong star Lucky Nince as they look to continue their rivalry. The two finished one-two in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley last start.
Australian Racing gets started with the Emirates Stakes Day card as Australia A – Flemington on Friday, post time is 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT. The 7th and featured Emirates Stakes is set to go to post at approximately 11:45pm ET/8:45pm PT.
Emirates Stakes Wagering Information
Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Quinella, Tri, Super wagering available.
Field and odds for the 2013 $1,000,000 Emirates Stakes
|1||Solzhenitsyn (NZ)||R Heathcote||N Rawiller||8/1|
|2||Boban||C Waller||G Schofield||4/1|
|3||Sacred Falls (NZ)||C Waller||G Boss||8/1|
|4||Toydini||G Walter||B Shinn||7/2|
|6||Mull Of Killough (IRE)||J Chapple-Hyam||D Oliver||30/1|
|7||Havana Gold (IRE)||J P Spencer||15/1|
|8||Nashville (NZ)||A Bull||S W Arnold||15/1|
|9||Speediness||C Scott||Craig Williams||5/1|
|10||Mouro (USA)||C Newitt||15/1|
|11||Stipulate (GB)||D Hayes||D Dunn||15/1|
|12||Blackie (NZ)||J McLean||Chris Symons||12/1|
|13||Smokin’ Joey||W Hunter||J Benbow||20/1|
|14||Spurtonic||G Waterhouse||Tommy Berry||12/1|
|15||Strike The Stars (NZ)||A Cummings||C Schofield||30/1|
|16||Rhythm To Spare (NZ)||M Moroney||K Mc Evoy||20/1|
2013 Emirates Stakes Day Information
Date: Friday, November 8
Where: Flemington Racecourse, Flemington VIC 3031
Distance: 1 mile (1600m)
Purse: US $1,000,000
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About Emirates Stakes
Emirates Stakes Day concludes the Melbourne Cup Carnival with a day for the family. It is a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and the perfect way to draw a close to the excitement of the week. The fashion is a pleasant mix of understated style and fun.