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.