Black Caviar Lightning Stakes odds

All-in odds for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes are released around a month in advance but the final field is confirmed on the Wednesday before the race. 

We will have all the latest odds for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes when markets are released by bookmakers.

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes bookie offers

Bookmakers will have bookie offers for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes closer to the race time. Typically, bookmakers will offer bonus bets for running second or third in the major races. 

Because it’s one of the first Group 1 race of the year, bookmakers will always have bookie offers going for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes.

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes field

The field for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is released on the Wednesday morning prior to the race.  

We will have the field when it’s confirmed by RISA.

2020 Lightning Stakes info


The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is the second Group 1 race in Melbourne for the new year. Taking place in mid-February, the sprinting feature named after unbeaten mare Black Caviar gets the sprinters into action early. 

With a history of champion winners, including Black Caviar on three consecutive occasions, the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is one of the must-see races in the autumn. 

DateSaturday February 15, 2020
Time4:15pm
TrackFlemington
Distance1000m
StatusGroup 1
ConditionsWFA
Prize Money$750,000
Age3YO+

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes form guide

Form from the previous year generally holds up well in the Lightning Stakes, which is run down the straight at Flemington. 

Punters should look for the thoroughbreds that handle running down the straight, as not all sprinters can handle it. Horses such as Redkirk Warrior, which won in 2018, are much better suited without a turn. 

Many of Australia’s best sprinters have won the race so it pays to look at backing the favourites. Names such as Black Caviar, Apache Cat, Miss Andretti and Fastnet Rock have all won in the last 15 years.

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Previous Results & Winners


Year
Winner
2019In Her Time
2018Redkrik Warrior
2017Terravista
2016Chautauqua
2015Lankan Rupee
2014Snitzerland
2013Black Caviar
2012Black Caviar
2011Black Caviar
2010Nicconi
2009Scenic Blast
2008Apache Cat
2007Miss Andretti
2006Takeover Target
2005Fastnet Rock
2004Regimental Gal
2003Choisir
2002Spinning Hill
2001Sports
2000Testa Rossa

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes bet of the day

We will have our Black Caviar Lightning Stakes bet of the day when the market is released.

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes race schedule

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is the eighth race on a nine-race schedule at Flemington, which also includes the Talindert Stakes and CS Hayes Stakes. 

The 2018 edition was run at 4:50 AEST. 

  • Race 1: Derucci Trophy 
  • Race 2: R84 Handicap 
  • Race 3: R90 Handicap 
  • Race 4: Talindert Stakes 
  • Race 5: Vanity Stakes 
  • Race 6: R90 Handicap 
  • Race 7: CS Hayes Stakes 
  • Race 8: Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 
  • Race 9: Japan Racing Association Trophy

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes history & key facts

First run in 1955, the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes has long been associated with the best sprinters in Australia and it continues to grow as a race. 

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is run over 1000m for $750,000 and the weight-for-age contest typically sees some of the younger horses try and take out the seasoned professionals. 

It was named in honour of Black Caviar in 2013, the same year she took out her third and final Lightning Stakes. She became one of only a few horses to win a race named in their honour. 

It has become a race to increase stud prospects as well, with future stud stars Fastnet Rock, Nicconi and Choisir all saluting since 2003.

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes live streaming & race replay

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

Below is the 2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes replay. 



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