- Date: Saturday May 2, 2015
- Racecourse: Morphettville
- Race Distance: 1100m
- Conditions: Quality Handicap
- Prize Money: $115,000
2016 DC Mckay Stakes News
A drop in weight and a good barrier drew for General Truce has Cranbourne trainer Ricky Maund excited leading into Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 The Distinctive Homes Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville.
General Truce came up …
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The 2015 DC Mckay Stakes is a Group 3 contest raced each year during April in the city of Adelaide in South Australia. Hosted by Morphettville Racecourse the event is run under quality handicap conditions and is worth $115,000 in prize money.
The DC Mckay Stakes is an 1100m sprint event comprising of the best South Australian talent as well as the odd traveller.
Interest in this race is high as it’s the main lead up event to the Group 1 Goodwood held at Morphettville in May.
Horses running here often come through the Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes, also at the same venue.
The DC Mckay Stakes regularly boasts capacity fields and finding a winner can often be a tricky affair.
Look for horses already carrying a bit of fitness as well as those getting in on a good weight.
Class also counts for a bit and as you can see from the previous winners there has been a bit of talent in this race.
Super Elegant won it in 2003 with Bomber Bill getting up in 2005.
Here De Angels burst onto the scene with his 2007 victory and I Am Invincible proved just that in 2009.
Since then Catapulted won in 2010 and Streetcar Magic surprised in 2011.
2015 DC Mckay Stakes Field
The DC Mckay Stakes field is published here.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||26x35130x5||KARACATIS||Richard Jolly||Paul Gatt||4||59kg||96|
|2||2513477×61||DAYTONA GREY||Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas||Clare Lindop||10||58.5kg||95|
|3||4213x5796x||NEAREST TO PIN||Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas||Nicholas Hall||7||57kg||92|
|4||6436×23920||VATICAN||Byron Cozamanis||Steven Arnold||5||57kg||92|
|5||8x583536x2||THERMAL CURRENT||Peter G Moody||Dwayne Dunn||11||56kg||90|
|6||11x27x11||STREETCAR ISABELLE||David Jolly||Jason Holder||6||55kg||90|
|7||1x75020x9x||SPIRITS DANCE||David Jolly||Craig Williams||2||55kg||88|
|8||4×33484413||AGENT (NZ)||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Todd Pannell||8||55kg||86|
|9||15x70D0x42||MINAJ (NZ)||Lee & Anthony Freedman||Ben Melham||12||55kg||85|
|10||8149×25270||TUDOR||Doug Harrison||Patrick Keane||9||55kg||79|
|11||x021405x68||VAIN ATTRACTION||Darren Weir||Dean Yendall||3||55kg||79|
|12||31316×1||YESTERDAY’S SONGS||Michael Moroney||Damien Oliver||1||55kg||75|
2015 DC Mckay Stakes Nominations
The DC Mckay Stakes nominations are published here.
|2||DAYTONA GREY||Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas||2||58.5kg||95|
|3||RUNWAY STAR||Peter G Moody||3||56kg||94|
|4||NEAREST TO PIN||Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas||4||57kg||92|
|6||THERMAL CURRENT||Peter G Moody||6||56kg||90|
|7||STREETCAR ISABELLE||David Jolly||7||55kg||90|
|8||SPIRITS DANCE||David Jolly||8||55kg||88|
|9||SCARLET BILLOWS||Darren Weir||9||55kg||87|
|10||AGENT (NZ)||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||10||55kg||86|
|11||MINAJ (NZ)||Lee & Anthony Freedman||11||55kg||85|
|12||DANGER CLOSE||Jason Warren||12||55kg||85|
|14||VAIN ATTRACTION||Darren Weir||14||55kg||79|
|15||YESTERDAY’S SONGS||Michael Moroney||15||55kg||75|
|16||SUNDAY ESCAPE||Andrew Murray||16||55kg||73|
|17||HAZARD||Lee & Anthony Freedman||17||55kg||89|
|18||DOUBLE POCKETS||Sue Nolan||18||55kg||80|
DC Mckay Stakes Winners & Results
Winners and placers in the DC Mckay Stakes since 2000 with winning times.
|2015||1 Thermal Current||2 Yesterday’s Songs||3 Minaj||1:03.6|
|2014||1 Essay Raider||2 Karacatis||3 Siwa Lady||1:03.2|
|2013||1 General Truce||2 Karacatis||3 Honey Flower||1:04.6|
|2012||1 Outlandish Lad||2 Kulgrinda||3 Go The Knuckle||1:04.4|
|2011||1 Streetcar Magic||2 Valentine Miss||3 Pinwheel||1:02.1|
|2010||1 Catapulted||2 Solchow||3 Augusta Proud||1:02.3|
|2009||1 I Am Invincible||2 Augusta Proud||3 Blahnik||1.03.0|
|2008||1 Idalou||2 Tramuntana||3 Blahnik||1:03.3|
|2007||1 Here De Angels||2 Terango||3 El Maze||1:02.5|
|2006||1 Shablec||2 Leone Chiara||3 Social Glow||1:03.0|
|2005||1 Bomber Bill||2 General Bayton||3 Gee I Jane||1:03.4|
|2004||1 Paraca||2 Super Elegant||3 Squillani||1:03.7|
|2003||1 Super Elegant||2 Deprave||3 Agalia||1:03.1|
|2002||1 Libidinious =1||2 Windigo =1||3 Johns Brother||0:56.0|
|2001||1 Sudurka||2 Suit||3 Kapuna||1:04.1|
|2000||1 Perak Gold||2 Marstic||3 Astig||1:03.5|