Challenge Stakes Field

The Challenge Stakes field contains some of the more accomplished horses racing on the Sydney circuit. Running under weight-for-age conditions, the Challenge Stakes field contests the $500,000 purse across 1000m of Randwick turf. Over the years the Challenge Stakes field has gradually improved in its content, with stronger and more widely experienced horses now joining the field. Betting on the Challenge Stakes field can be quite lucrative, as horses will have gone through a few events in their build-up to the event.

2016 Challenge Stakes Field

The 2015 Challenge Stakes field is likely to be filled out with some very impressive horses. Building on the growing reputation established in recent years, the 2016 Challenge Stakes will certainly attract a high quality field from further afield than Sydney stables. As a group 2 event, the 2016 Challenge Stakes field will be working hard to get that black-type victory on their racing record.

The 2016 Challenge Stakes field is below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 x221x3223x BALL OF MUSCLE Joseph Pride Tim Clark 1 58.5kg 106
2 227042270x LORD OF THE SKY Robbie Laing Glyn Schofield 5 58.5kg 105
3 15x111136x SHIRAZ Tony McEvoy Hugh Bowman 7 58.5kg 105
4 x1120x3415 BOSS LANE Ron Quinton Christian Reith 8 58.5kg 100
5 40x25x20x6 VA PENSIERO Jason Coyle Jason Collett 11 58.5kg 100
6 31933×1611 FELINES Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 10 56.5kg 92
7 5x12x11113 RULE THE RIVER Anthony Cummings Blake Shinn 2 56.5kg 90
8 21x16x KINGLIKE Peter G Moody Craig Williams 9 56kg 89
9 x210x1121x SPEAK FONDLY Gai Waterhouse Kerrin McEvoy 3 54kg 105
10 1126x ENGLISH Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 6 54kg 95
11 x4291x374x OTTOMAN John O’Shea James McDonald 4 54kg 86

As soon as details are finalised, the 2016 Challenge Stakes field will be published here.