Chelmsford Stakes News

Complacent spent close to two years away from racing through several unfortunate ailments, but the Group 1 winner has produced a monumental effort to lead from start to finish in Saturday’s featured Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Randwick in only his second start since returning. Jumping from the gates…


Chelmsford Stakes

The Chelmsford Stakes is a quality Group 2 race conducted at the Royal Randwick Racecourse as part of the coveted Sydney Spring Racing Carnival in early September.

The 2015 Chelmsford Stakes will be held on Saturday, September 5th.

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The Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes is a 1600m ‘mile’ gallop run under weight-for-age conditions. Open to all horses aged three years and older, the Chelmsford Stakes is worth an attractive $175,000 in prize money.

The Chelmsford Stakes headlines a race card with four other stakes races, the Group 2 Furious Stakes and Tramway Handicap, and the Group 3 Concorde Stakes and Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap.

Chelmsford Stakes Betting Tips

Earlier weight-for-age Sydney spring features that punters looking for a heads-up on their Chelmsford Stakes selections should keep an eye on are the Group 3 Missile Stakes (1100m) at Randwick and the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Warwick Farm.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Queensland Oaks

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$400,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Queensland Derby

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Stradbroke Handicap

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$1,000,000

Hcp

Group 1

The TJ Smith

(1600m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

Winter Stakes

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

WFA

Group 1

Melbourne Cup

(3200m)

Flemington

$6,200,000

3YO QH

For gallopers staying in Sydney for the spring the Chelmsford Stakes is an ideal preparatory run for Group 1 features including the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) while horses heading to Melbourne will benefit from a Chelmsford Stakes run before contesting elite races such as the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.

On the 3rd of November, the 2015 Melbourne Cup races off! Don’t forget to check out the Melbourne Cup Odds & Melbourne Cup Field.

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