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The 2019 Kennedy Mile (Cantala Stakes)
The Race: first run in 1881 as the Coburg Stakes then the Cantala from 1919, this race was recently run at Flemington as the Emirates Stakes on the last day of racing during Melbourne Cup Week. In 2016 the race was moved to the first day of the VRC Carnival on Derby Day and with a new sponsorship deal with luxury watch & jewellery brand Kennedy became the Kennedy Mile. The Emirates Stakes is now a 2000m WFA event held on the following Saturday.
Support Races: racing at Flemington on the same day includes the Victoria Derby, Coolmore Stud Stakes, Myer Classic.
Track Bias: Flemington is a spacious track with sweeping turns and a long home straight. The rail is usually in the True position for the first day of racing during Melbourne Cup week, there will be little bias on the track while the going is on the better side of Soft. Barriers are usually of little importance.
Weight & Statistics: This handicap race is often won by a runner down on the minimum weight.
Top Racing Links:
Cantala Stakes - Race History
Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019
Conditions: Handicap Group 1
2018 Winner: Best Of Days
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