The final field & barrier draw for this year's BMW Stakes. Free form guides, betting updates, race history & stats. Track info & scratchings for the BMW Stakes.
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The Tancred Stakes
Conditions: Open Weight for Age.
The final field of the Tancred Stakes with barrier draw, jockeys, weights, betting odds & scratchings will be published here.
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The Race: First run in 1963 as the H.E. Tancred Stakes. While it is a prestigious and valuable race it can also be a key form race to some of the major Spring Carnival races in Melbourne. Winners include Kingston Town, Bonecrusher and Might and Power who, after winning Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup in 1997, went on to win the Doomben Cup, the Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Cox Plate in the same year.
Lead up Form: Australian Cup, Apollo, Chipping Norton, St George. The Ranvet Stakes usually offers the best form guide for this event with more than half of the last ten winners starting in that race.
Support Races: Tulloch Stakes, Vinery Stud, Emancipation Stakes.
The Track: Because of the distance involved barrier draw is of little importance. If the rail is out 6m or more it will be hard for the backmarkers to get past the leading diviison in the concluding stages, particularly if the going is rain affected.
Top Racing Links:
Tancred Stakes - History & Stats.