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2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

2018 Mackinnon Stakes overview including Final Field, Barriers and Market for the Group 1 feature at Flemington on Saturday featuring the middle distance horses like Homesman and Latrobe

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Quite a fascinating race is the 2018 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Extra Brut
Extra Brut Picture:(Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

The Derby winner Extra Brut Horseform backs up and is a $7 chance in the 2018 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.


2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Race History

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Nominations

2018 MACKINNON STAKES – MARKET

$2.25: Blair House Horseform

$5: Latrobe Horseform

$6.50: Shillelagh Horseform

$7: Extra Brut Horseform

$11: Trap For Fools Horseform

*All others quoted at $16 or greater in full market.

WHEN IS THE 2018 MACKINNON STAKES?

WHEN: – Race 8 @ 4:55pm

WHERE: Flemington Racecourse

Racing and Sports has all the form for Flemington

Racing And Sports



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R8 FLEMINGTON 10 November 2018
Seppelt Mackinnon Stakes 3U , 2000m
Race Synopsis: Highly consistent gelding Trap For Fools won his 13th race (with eight placings) in 31 starts with a gamely victory here, his first at Group 1 level. He began well and went to the front as expected and then settled nicely for John Allen. He grabbed a break shortly after rounding the home turn and then dug deep over the closing stages to score narrowly but well. Latrobe, winner of the Irish Derby (Gr 1, 1m 4f) in June, staged a very good performance at his first start since September and his first start in Australia. He settled in eighth place, one off the rails, before commencing his move coming to the home turn. He then sprinted quickly, challenged strongly at the 100m and fought really well for (head) second. The Victoria Derby (Gr 1, 2500m) winner Extra Brut raced at the tail of the ten-horse field before switching out at the 300m. He then ran on strongly for a close-up third in a really smart performance in this Group 1 weight-for-age race. Prized Icon raced in fourth place (one out and one back), moved up nicely on straightening and then battled well for (2.2) lengths fourth. The Empire Rose Stakes (Gr 1, 1600m) winner Shillelagh raced in last place, improved between runners on turning for home but was badly checked at the 200m before finishing an unlucky (3.2 lengths) fifth. Doubt Defying raced outside the leader (Trap For Fools) to the home turn, only weakening from the 200m for (4.5 lengths) sixth in a promising effort, advancing to this class. The favourite Blair House settled in seventh place on the rails, got a split on straightening, went to second at the 200m but disappointed, just battling on from there for (5.3 lengths) seventh.

FP
 
Horse
Age & Sex
Trainer
Jockey
WT
SP
 
1st  
4. TRAP FOR FOOLS (AUS)
5yo Gelding
JARROD MCLEAN
J ALLEN
59.0
$26.00
 
POET'S VOICE (GB) - OLD MONEY (AUS)
Distinct Racing & Breeding Pty Ltd (Mgr: G W Evans)
2nd  
7. LATROBE (IRE)
4yo H
JOSEPH O'BRIEN
MARK ZAHRA
57.5
$5.50
 
CAMELOT (GB) - QUESTION TIMES (GB)
LLOYD J WILLIAMS
3rd  
9. EXTRA BRUT (AUS)
3yo Colt
DARREN WEIR
CRAIG WILLIAMS
51.0
$4.50
 
DOMESDAY (AUS) - DOM PERION (AUS)
 B J Spicer, Aquis Farm, Free Fallin, C J Dunn, Binge Mon Racing, Dom Perion Fifteen, K J Matthews, Four Coronas, S R Cryer, G W Evans, G Bubis, C P Simpson, J I Bennett-Hullin, R J Wilson & B J Lee
4th  2. PRIZED ICON (AUS)
5yo H
KRIS LEES
DAMIEN OLIVER
59.0
$31.00
5th  8. SHILLELAGH (NZ)
7yo Mare
CHRIS WALLER
JAMES MCDONALD
57.0
$5.00
6th  5. DOUBT DEFYING (AUS)
5yo Gelding
STEVEN O'DEA
MICHAEL WALKER
59.0
$61.00
7th  3. BLAIR HOUSE (IRE)
6yo Gelding
C APPLEBY
WILLIAM BUICK
59.0
$2.50
8th  10. MICKEY BLUE EYES (AUS)
3yo Gelding
D & B HAYES & T DABERNIG
COREY BROWN
51.5
$41.00
9th  1. IT'S SOMEWHAT (USA)
8yo Gelding
JAMES CUMMINGS
KERRIN MCEVOY
59.0
$41.00
10th  6. OCTABELLO (AUS)
4yo Gelding
MICK PRICE
NOEL CALLOW
58.5
$101.00

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