2010 Danehill Stakes Early Preview

August 13th, 2010

This spring the first major race meeting conducted at the famous Flemington racecourse in Victoria will be Makybe Diva Stakes Day on Saturday, September 4.

The meeting, sure to be a top day of betting for Sportsbet punters, features four group status races including the $250,000 Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m).

Open to three-year-olds and run under set weight plus penalty conditions, this straight sprint race offers the perfect opportunity for horses having their first-up spring starts.

The other feature races due to run at Flemington on September 4 are the Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m), Group 2 Lets Elope Stakes (1400m) and the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m).

Smart punters will be keeping a close eye on the Danehill Stakes runners as an early guide for some of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s further three-year-old events including the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 9.

Nominations for the 2010 Danehill Stakes close on August 30 at midday, around which time leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au will open their ante-post betting markets.

Possible Danehill Stakes entries include the Danny O’Brien-trained Star Witness and classy Queensland filly Military Rose.

Weights will then be released the following day before the Danehill Stakes final field of starters is announced on September 2.

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