The final field & barrier draw for this year's C. F. Orr Stakes. Free form guides, betting updates, race history & stats. Track info & scratchings for the C. F. Orr Stakes.
This website is operated independently by Australian Racing Report and not by Melbourne Racing Club, which conducts the CF Orr Stakes, or any official racing organisation. While care is taken to provide accurate information, Australian Racing Report accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information at this website. Have fun but gamble responsibly. If gambling is a problem for you call gamblers help on 1800 858 858 or contact your local support services.
The C. F. Orr Stakes
Conditions: Group 1 WFA
The final field of the C. F. Orr Stakes with barrier draw, jockeys, weights, scratchings & opening betting odds will be published here.
Want free tips for the C.F. Orr Stakes? Eagle Tips.
The Race: first run in 1925 at Williamstown, moved to Moonee Valley & Flemington in the 1950s and then to Caulfield. Has grown in importance over the years and together with the Lightning Stakes heralds the start of the Autumn Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Has an interesting connection to the Melbourne Cup in that several Melbourne Cup winners (possibly coming off a break after their Spring victories) have picked this race up at the start of their Autumn campaigns.
Track Bias, Barriers: The race starts in a short chute at the back of the track which leads straight into a corner. Rail position can have a bearing on how the track plays and inside barriers are an advantage in larger fields.
Weight & Statistics: Weight For Age conditions means this race can throw up winners from both ends of the weight scale. Winners have been stayers resuming after the Spring Carnival and young males and females starting their 3yr old preparation, always an interesting mix.
Top Racing Links:
C. F. Orr Stakes - History & Stats