-->

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Previously slated for last Saturday’s Caulfield race card, the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) was called off when stewards deemed that the wind buffeting the racecourse was too strong and caused a safety risk to horses, riders and spectators.

Lankan Rupee is first-up in Sunday's Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes at Ladbrokes Park. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Lankan Rupee is first-up in Sunday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes at Ladbrokes Park. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

A vital point of call for several sprinters targeting early Spring Carnival black type races, the Bletchingly Stakes has been rescheduled to run on Sunday’s Grand National Hurdle Day card at Ladbrokes Park (Sandown).

Former race favourite Supido has been withdrawn from the original Bletchingly Stakes field along with South Australian raider Daytona Grey, while enigmatic sprinter Lord Of The Sky has accepted into the field for Sunday’s rescheduled race.

The Bletchingly Stakes Form Guide is essential reading for racing fans and punters ahead of Sunday’s rescheduled sprint.

Lankan Rupee

Champion sprinter Lankan Rupee will make his first appearance of 2017 in the Bletchingly Stakes field and cannot be underestimated. The five-time Group 1 champion’s career has been plagued by injury through recent years, but he has still managed several outstanding performances and results amongst tougher company than this and he has trialled well in the lead-up to the Bletchingly Stakes. Third in the Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1000m) and fourth in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) last spring, there is still plenty of fight in the Redoute’s Choice gelding, he will be partnered by regular hoop Craig Newitt and will be tough to beat under the conditions on Sunday.

Lord Of The Sky

Lord Of The Sky failed to fire first-up in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m), but he is the defending Bletchingly Stakes winner and should take wholesale improvement into Sunday second-up. Unlucky not to have posted a maiden win at the highest level, the Danerich entire has produced several outstanding performances and results throughout his twenty-six starts, but has been plagued by injury and unable to ever completely live up to his obvious ability. Drawn ideally in barrier 6, the horse should have no issue taking up the early running.

Keen Array

Keen Array is another horse that is yet to compete in 2017, but is a Group 1 quality sprinter and not without a chance in the Bletchingly Stakes. The Bel Esprit gelding posted consecutive wins in the Listed Testa Rossa Stakes (1200m) and Listed Caulfield Village Stakes (1200m) in spring, before placing a credible fourth in the Group 2 Salinger Stakes (1200m). Co-trainer David Hayes is confident that the horse will be far better second-up and may need this run before finding winning form.

Divine Ten

Former Hong Kong galloper Divine Ten appears to be hitting peak form ahead of the Bletchingly Stakes and is undoubtedly over the odds at his current long quote. The Holy Roman Emperor gelding failed to beat a runner home during his first two starts in Australia through January and February, but resumed for a commendable fourth in the Sir John Monash Stakes. The veteran will have to show some speed early to cross the field and take up the running from barrier 10, but he represents great value as an each-way chance.

Charmed Harmony

Popular veteran Charmed Harmony failed to fire last time out, but produced several strong performances and results prior and is always a threat in a race like the Bletchingly Stakes. Requiring a couple of runs to find form this time, the Hussonet gelding ran second in both the Group 3 Victoria Handicap (1400m) and Listed Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1440m) leading into his flop in the Lloyd Williams Hall Of Fame Trophy (1400m). The seven-year-old has had a freshen-up and will also need to cross the field to find a position on pace from barrier 8.

Tashbeeh

The second horse confirmed in the Bletchingly Stakes field for David Hayes and the Lindsay Park team, Tashbeeh failed to produced much on the Flemington straight last time out, but should enjoy a return to racing with a bend. The five-year-old has been a strong and consistent performer throughout much of his thirty-two start career and resumed this time for a comfortable win in the Listed Straight Six (1200m) on May 20th, in what was his only other start prior to his miss last time out.

Duke Of Bunswick

Duke Of Brunswick produced a strong run first-up, but is difficult to know how he will fare against company of this quality and it would take a career-best run to walk away the Bletchingly Stakes winner. The Magnus gelding worked home well to finish second behind fellow Bletchingly Stakes acceptor Ability in the Listed All Victorian Sprint Final (1200m) three weeks ago, but was well beaten and probably cannot make up this distance into this race.

Murt The Flirt

Murt The Flirt is reasonably inconsistent, but is more than capable of a big performance on his day and cannot ever be completely counted out. Third in the Magic Millions Sprint (1200m) on the Gold Coast most notably in January, the Murtajill gelding resumed for third in the Sir John Monash Stakes and will again be partnered by Chris Symons on Sunday, from the outside barrier.

Chocolate Holic

Former Perth galloper Chocolate Holic will have his first start for Darren Weir in the Bletchingly Stakes and if the form he displayed in his last campaign is anything to go by, he is a live chance of winning first-up on Saturday. Saddled by leading Perth trainer Grant Williams, the Blackfriars gelding won both the Listed Northam Cup (1600m) and Listed Carbine Club of WA Stakes (1400m) and finished second behind subsequent Group 1 winner Vega Magic in the Group 3 AJ Scahill Stakes (1400m) most notably in the Perth summer. Damian Lane will take the ride on Chocolate Holic from barrier 3.

Santa Ana Lane

Santa Ana Lane is another horse that has shown ability by the barrow full, but has never quite been able to string together several top-line performances and he would need to find his best to win the Bletchingly Stakes. A dominant winner of the Wagga Town Plate (1200m) on May 4th, Santa Ana Lane ran on for a credible fifth in the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m), but failed to fire in the Bruce Gadsden Handicap (1000m) last time out on June 10th.

Ability

Ability has been outstanding since he was gelded and he is a leading chance of winning the Bletchingly Stakes on Sunday. Ability has always shown plenty of class, but he has come right on this season and is undefeated through three starts, including his comfortable win in the All Victorian Sprint Final last time out. Victorian Jockeys Premiership winner Craig Williams will now not ride Ability, but he will not lose anything with Dwayne Dunn in the saddle.

Savanna Amour

Classy Queensland filly Savanna Amour has been impressive in 2017 and is not without a chance of winning the Bletchingly Stakes. Third in the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m) and winner of the Group 2 Angus Armanasco Stakes (1400m) in autumn, the Love Conquers All filly had one start in winter for a win in the Group 3 Gold Coast Guineas (1200m). This is an interesting placement by trainer John Meagher and Savanna Amour is up to the class.

About The Author

Jared Timms

Jared graduated with a journalism degree in 2011. He is a keen sports fan and has enjoyed many accolades for his lively writing style and comprehensive coverage of major sporting events and horse racing. Today, you can find Jared cheering on his beloved Manchester City with a beer in hand.

585 Comments

  1. Egli Diana Pinto

    Someone essentially assist to make seriously posts I’d state. That is the first time I frequented your website page and so far? I amazed with the research you made to make this particular publish amazing. Fantastic task!|

  2. Egli Diana Pinto

    You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!|

  3. Umanizzare Gestão Prisional Ltda

    My family always say that I am killing my time here at web, but I know I am getting know-how all the time by reading thes pleasant posts.|

  4. Grupo Serval presídios

    Every weekend i used to visit this web page, because i want enjoyment, for the reason that this this web site conations truly good funny stuff too.|

  5. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    We are a bunch of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your site offered us with valuable information to work on. You have done an impressive activity and our entire group will be thankful to you.|

  6. Lélio Vieira Carneiro Junio

    You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation however I to find this topic to be actually one thing which I think I’d by no means understand. It sort of feels too complex and extremely broad for me. I am looking ahead on your next publish, I’ll attempt to get the hold of it!|

  7. Luiz Gastao Bittencourt da Silva

    Asking questions are truly nice thing if you are not understanding anything entirely, but this article provides good understanding even.|

  8. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    Hi! This post could not be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept talking about this. I will forward this post to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing!|

  9. kalion.de

    Awesome blog! Do you have any recommendations for aspiring writers?
    I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you recommend starting with a free platform like WordPress or
    go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m totally confused ..
    Any ideas? Appreciate it!

  10. free bets and tips

    20p roulette online
    casino 247
    casino vilamoura
    cazino online
    no deposit bonus new players

  11. Umanizzare presídios

    Right away I am ready to do my breakfast, after having my breakfast coming over again to read other news.|

  12. Grupo Coral presidios

    Hi i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anyplace, when i read this article i thought i could also create comment due to this good post.|

  13. Startups

    “Thanks again for the article post.”

  14. Grupo Serval escandalo

    Hi! I’ve been following your web site for a while now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Porter Tx! Just wanted to mention keep up the fantastic job!|

  15. Umanizzare Gestão Prisional Ltda

    I am really enjoying the theme/design of your web site. Do you ever run into any browser compatibility issues? A couple of my blog visitors have complained about my site not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Opera. Do you have any suggestions to help fix this issue?|

  16. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt

    I’m amazed, I have to admit. Rarely do I come across a blog that’s both equally educative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you have hit the nail on the head. The issue is something which too few folks are speaking intelligently about. I am very happy I came across this during my search for something relating to this.|

  17. Egli Diana Pinto

    This design is wicked! You definitely know how to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Excellent job. I really enjoyed what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!|

  18. Anibal

    Do you have a spam problem on this blog; I also am a blogger, and I was
    curious about your situation; we have developed some nice procedures
    and we are looking to trade techniques with other folks,
    be sure to shoot me an email if interested.

  19. Wilton

    What i don’t realize is in truth how you’re no longer really a lot more well-preferred than you might
    be now. You’re very intelligent. You realize thus considerably
    on the subject of this topic, made me in my opinion consider it
    from numerous varied angles. Its like men and women are not fascinated except it’s one thing to accomplish
    with Girl gaga! Your personal stuffs great. Always deal with it up!

  20. Lélio Vieira Carneiro Junio

    Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words in your content seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer. I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with web browser compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you know. The design and style look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Cheers|

  21. Grupo Serval presidios

    Fine way of describing, and good post to take facts about my presentation focus, which i am going to deliver in college.|

  22. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt da Silva

    Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point. You definitely know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your site when you could be giving us something enlightening to read?|

  23. click here

    You completed a few good points there. I did a search on the issue and found mainly folks will have the same opinion with your blog.

  24. Eiffel tower tickets

    Top-notch info it is actually. My friend has been waiting for this update.

  25. Leahter Jacket

    Muchos Gracias for your article post.Really thank you! Really Great.

  26. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    If you are going for most excellent contents like I do, only go to see this site daily for the reason that it presents quality contents, thanks|

  27. seo vancouver

    Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic blog article.Really thank you! Keep writing.

  28. Grupo Coral fraude

    I feel this is among the most important information for me. And i’m satisfied studying your article. But should commentary on some general issues, The web site style is wonderful, the articles is in reality nice : D. Excellent job, cheers|

  29. global seo

    Very informative article.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

  30. Model Papers

    Major thanks for the article.Really looking forward to read more.

  31. studyflow

    Very interesting subject, thank you for posting.

  32. Egli Diana Pinto

    An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a colleague who has been doing a little research on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast due to the fact that I discovered it for him… lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending the time to talk about this matter here on your blog.|

  33. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt

    Paragraph writing is also a excitement, if you be familiar with after that you can write if not it is complicated to write.|

  34. visit website

    Wonderful article! We are linking to this particularly great article on our site. Keep up the great writing.

  35. for more information

    Many thanks for sharing this fine write-up. Very inspiring! (as always, btw)

  36. for more information

    I truly appreciate this blog article.Really thank you! Much obliged.

  37. Itamar Serp

    There is definately a great deal to find out about this topic. I like all the points you made.|

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. obat kutil kelamin.com - Kondiloma Akuminata Pada Wanita Dapat Tumbuh Di jual obat kutil kutil kelamain
  2. Obat Herpes Genital Di Borneo - Jual Obat Herpes Genital Dan Herpes Simpleks Di Malaysia [...] What host are you the use of? Can I…
  3. Biar Buang Air Besar Tidak Keras - Apa Penyebab Terjadinya Sembelit We like to honor many other world wide web sites around the internet, even if…
  4. Gejala Kondiloma Pada Wanita - Apa Itu Kutil Kemaluan DiKota Tegal De Nature Indonesia Menyediakan Berbagai Macam Obat herbal Untuk Mengobati Penyakit Kutil Kelamin…
  5. cuka obat kutil kelamin - tanaman herbal obat kutil kelamin [...]The entire glance of your site is wonderful, let smartly as the content![...]

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *