Cantala Stakes is a popular betting race during the Melbourne Spring Carnival

    Cantala Stakes
    General view of the Cantala Stakes on Derby Day

    Cantala Stakes Betting Tips

    We will have Cantala Stakes betting tips when bookmakers release the odds.

    Cantala Stakes Odds

    All-in odds for the Cantala Stakes are offered in the months leading up to the Group 1 feature.

    Cantala Stakes Bookmaker Offers

    Bookmakers will have Cantala Stakes bookie offers available closer to the race. These can include better odds or bonus bet offers for running second and third in the race. 

    Look out for updated Cantala Stakes bookie offers.

    Cantala Stakes History

    The Cantala Stakes has undergone more name changes than most races since its inception in 1881. It has had 10 name changes since that time and the more popular include the Honda Stakes, Nissan Stakes and more recently the Emirates Stakes. 

    Despite being run under a different name, punters have always had a good association betting on the Cantala Stakes and the quality winners is a testament to that. 

    As long as the winners are considered as “classy” punters will see the Cantala Stakes as a race to continue to bet on. 

    An important scheduling move was made when moving the Cantala Stakes from the last day of the carnival to the first. This gives the winners more chances to win throughout the carnival if they decide the back up. 

    With $1 million on offer, it’s one of the premier mile contests in Australia.

    Cantala Stakes Field

    The field for the Cantala Stakes will be confirmed in the days leading up to the race. 

    We will update the field when it’s released by RISA.

    Cantala Stakes Form Guide

    Former international Best of Days was a winner in 2018 and that franked the international form, which is becoming more prevalent throughout Australian racing. 

    The Kennedy Mile has long been a great form guide for races in the following autumn and even throughout the Melbourne Spring Carnival. Winners such as All Silent, Boban, Le Romain and Turn Me Loose have continued on from their Cantala Stakes wins with more success. 

    Punters should look for the battle-hardened types which have been exposed to the top level of racing in the past and will handle all the pressure that comes with running in the Cantala Stakes. 

    Cantala Stakes Previous Winners

    2018Best of Days
    2016Le Romain
    2015Turn Me Loose
    2012Happy Trails
    2011Albert The Fat
    2010Wall Street
    2009All American
    2008All Silent
    2007Tears I Cry
    2006Divine Madonna
    2004Sky Cuddle
    2003Titanic Jack
    2002Scenic Peak
    2001Desert Eagle
    2000Testa Rossa

    Cantala Stakes Live Streaming

    Punters can watch the Cantala Stakes at Beteasy, which has two channels to live stream every race in Australia and the feature races in New Zealand. 

    Cantala Stakes Race Schedule

    The Cantala Stakes is run on Derby Day, which is considered the best betting day of the year in Australia. 

    Races such as the Empire Rose Stakes, Victoria Derby, and the Coolmore Stud Stakes headline an amazing day of racing. 

    Race 1: Carbine Club Stakes 
    Race 2: Wakeful Stakes 
    Race 3: TAB Stakes 
    Race 4: Lexus Stakes 
    Race 5: Coolmore Stud Stakes 
    Race 6: Empire Rose Stakes 
    Race 7: Victoria Derby 
    Race 8: Cantala Stakes 
    Race 9: Sprint Handicap

    Cantala Stakes 2018 Result

    1st - Best Of Days
    2nd - Le Romain
    3rd - Peaceful State
    Best Of Days
    Best Of Days wins the 2018 Cantala Stakes.

    Cantala Stakes FAQ

    When is the 2019 Cantala Stakes? 

    The 2019 Cantala Stakes runs on Saturday November 1, 2019. 

    How long is the Cantala Stakes? 

    The mile contest is run over 1600m. 

    Where is the Cantala Stakes held? 

    The Cantala Stakes is held at Flemington, which is located in Melbourne, Australia. 

    What time does the Cantala Stakes run? 

    The Cantala Stakes is held at 3:00pm. 

    Who won the 2018 Cantala Stakes? 

    Best Of Days won the 2018 edition of the race. 

    What’s the prize money for the 2019 Cantala Stakes? 

    $1 million is the total prize pool for the 2019 Cantala Stakes.