Looking for early info on this year’s Bletchingly Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,200 metres, the Bletchingly Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $200,000 prize purse as of 2022, it attracts its fair share of local sprinters.
This race serves as an excellent lead up into the PB Lawrence Stakes and Shoot Out (2010) was the last horse to complete the Bletchingly Stakes – PB Lawrence Stakes double.
The best out of the Bletchingly may continue onto a spring campaign in a race like the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m), a double most recently achieved by Scales Of Justice (2019).
Bletchingly Stakes 2022 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,200 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Maidens ineligible
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 3
- Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $200,000
- Inaugural Race: 1994
- 2022 Bletchingly Stakes Winner: King Of Sparta
Bletchingly Stakes 2022 results
The official 2022 Bletchingly Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday July 23, 2022.
- #7 King Of Sparta
- #2 Scallopini
- #10 Mariamia
Team Snowden’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas winner from the summer, King Of Sparta returned to winning form second-up holding out the favourite Scallopini off a determined run in the 2022 Bletchingly Stakes results in Melbourne.
Bletchingly Stakes Betting 2022
There are many different ways to bet on the Bletchingly Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Bletchingly Stakes|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Bletchingly Stakes.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Bletchingly Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Bletchingly Stakes, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.|
|Quinella Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Bletchingly Stakes, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Bletchingly Stakes to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Bletchingly Stakes to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Bletchingly Stakes to win the First 4.|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Bletchingly Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Bletchingly Stakes in 2022
- Log in at neds.com.au
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Bletchingly Stakes Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Bletchingly Stakes 2022 Odds
Early market betting odds on the 2022 Bletchingly Stakes will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.
Which Horse Will Win The Bletchingly Stakes in 2022?
The best way to pick which horse will win the Bletchingly Stakes in 2022 is to take into account their lead-up racing form, assess the barrier draw and look at the weights.
Additional factors to consider when picking the Bletchingly Stakes winner include:
- Local Legends – This race usually belongs to Melbourne runners who know the famous Caulfield track in and out.
- Upsets Not Uncommon – A lot of winners have sailed into first place from double digit starting odds, so don’t be afraid to look beyond the favourite.
- Sir John Lead-Up – The Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes is the key lead-up into the race with Viridine (2nd in 2020) the last Bletchingly Stakes winner to come out of that race.
Bletchingly Stakes Favourites 2022
Early favourites in Bletchingly Stakes betting for 2022 include last start Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes winning mare Mileva and Peter Moody’s Group 1 place-getter Oxley Road.
Viridine ($2.70 in 2020) was the last Bletchingly Stakes favourite to win.
Bletchingly Stakes 2022 Field
The official 2022 Bletchingly Stakes final field and barriers are announced the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full right here.
Bletchingly Stakes Tips 2022
Favourite: #8 Mileva ($4.60 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #1 Streets Of Avalon ($6.50 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #4 Sartorial Splendor ($12 at time of publish)
Our insider 2022 Bletchingly Stakes betting tips will be available for punters right here the week of the race and a full betting preview available on the Neds Blog.
Bletchingly Stakes Race Day 2022
2022 Bletchingly Stakes Day takes place on Saturday, the 23rd of July, 2022.
Bletchingly Stakes Barrier Draw 2022
The 2022 Bletchingly Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race and published in our above Bletchingly Stakes Field section.
Bletchingly Stakes Nominations 2022
Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 18th of July, 2022.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||5483x5632x||STREETS OF AVALON||G||7||Shane Nichols||1||58.5kg||108|
|2||1243x319x6||KING OF SPARTA||G||3||Peter & Paul Snowden||2||58kg||92|
|3||x04460x406||AYSAR||H||4||Ben & JD Hayes||3||58.5kg||97|
|5||2316x230x7||OXLEY ROAD||H||4||Peter G Moody||5||58.5kg||100|
|6||32x880x9x2||SHE’S ALL CLASS||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||6||56kg||82|
|8||662x61x275||SCALLOPINI||G||7||Steven O’Dea & Matthew Hoysted||8||58.5kg||102|
|9||411x00x233||SARTORIAL SPLENDOR||G||5||John Sadler||9||58.5kg||92|
|11||53321158×3||PIONEER RIVER||G||4||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||11||58.5kg||81|
|13||1127×4||PASCERO||C||3||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||13||58kg||78|
|14||007×007455||WILLIAM THOMAS||G||7||John Price||14||58.5kg||85|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Bletchingly Stakes Weights 2022
Weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 18th of July, 2022 with weights on the final acceptors to be published in our above Bletchingly Stakes Field section.
Bletchingly Stakes Acceptances 2022
Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 20th of July, 2022 and will be published in our above Bletchingly Stakes Field section.
Bletchingly Stakes Jockeys 2022
The final riders announcement is at 1 PM on Wednesday, the 20th of July, 2022 with jockeys to be published in our above Bletchingly Stakes Field section.
Bletchingly Stakes Scratchings 2022
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 23rd of July, 2022.
Bletchingly Stakes Prize Money 2022
The 2022 Bletchingly Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Bletchingly Stakes Race Number 2022
The 2022 Bletchingly Stakes is set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:20pm (AEST) on Saturday the 23rd of July, 2022. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
Bletchingly Stakes Form Guide 2022
The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2022 Bletchingly Stakes Form Guide following final acceptances.
Bletchingly Stakes Live 2022
You can watch or listen to the 2022 Bletchingly Stakes live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Online: Neds App
Bletchingly Stakes Winners
Winners of the Bletchingly Stakes going back to 2000 are displayed in the table below.
|2022||King Of Sparta||Peter & Paul Snowden||Jye McNeil||58kg||1:10.88|
|2021||Sansom||Phillip Stokes||Ben Allen||58.5kg||1:11.76|
|2020||Viridine||James Cummings||Damien Oliver||58.5kg||1:09.16|
|2019||Scales Of Justice||Lindsey Smith||Dean Yendall||58.5kg||1:10.08|
|2018||Vega Magic||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Damien Oliver||58.5kg||1:10.18|
|2016||Lord Of The Sky||Robbie Laing||Damien Oliver||58.5kg||1:11.62|
|2015||Smokin’ Joey||Wez Hunter||Chris Parnham||58.5kg||1:11.29|
|2014||Thiamandi||Lloyd Kennewell||Michael Rodd||56kg||1:10.69|
|2013||Second Effort||Clinton McDonald||Brad Rawiller||58.5kg||1:11.51|
|2012||Ready To Rip||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||58.5kg||1:12.83|
|2011||Mid Summer Music||Peter Moody||Luke Nolen||56.5kg||1:11.40|
|2010||Shoot Out||John Wallace||Stathi Katsidis||58kg||1:11.73|
|2009||Commanding Hope||Chris Hyland||Nick Ryan||58.5kg||1:11.24|
|2008||Apache Cat||Greg Eurell||Michael Rodd||58.5kg||1:09.39|
|2007||Minson||Michael Hibbs||Craig Williams||57.5kg||1:09.45|
|2006||Regal Roller||Clinton McDonald||Mark Flaherty||57.5kg||1:13.73|
|2005||Le Zagaletta||Lee Freedman||Michael Walker||57.5kg||1:14.45|
|2004||Super Elegant||Tony Vasil||Patrick Payne||57.5kg||1:06.27|
|2003||Rubitano||Brian Mayfield-Smith||Nash Rawiller||57.5kg||1:03.73|
|2002||Windigo||Ramon Goldsmith||Noel Callow||57.5kg||1:05.16|
|2001||Dandy Kid||Robbie Griffiths||Luke Currie||57.5kg||1:04.39|
|2000||Sports||John Hawkes||Neville Wilson||57.5kg||1:04.34|