Cantala Stakes 2021 Tips & Betting Advice

The Cantala Stakes is the major mile event run as part of Derby Day on the 30th of October 2021 at Flemington Racecourse.

One of four Group One races to kick off the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the race is registered as the Kennedy Mile and carries a total prize pool of $1 million.

Cantala Stakes Information

  • DateSat 30 Oct, 2021
  • Race Time05:00
  • RacecourseFlemington
  • Race Distance1600 metres
  • ConditionsQuality Handicap
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,000,000

Cantala Stakes 2021 Betting Odds

We'll update the Cantala Stakes 2021 betting odds as soon as markets drop on the event.

Cantala Stakes 2021 Bookie Offers

The Cantala Stakes bookie offers are usually in place the week leading into the Group One race. 

Cantala Stakes 2021 Bonus Bets

If you are after Cantala Stakes free bets will need to check the promo section of our trusted bookies. 

Bookmakers will usually offer bonus bet promotions so check what options are available when the race is approaching.

Cantala Stakes History

The Cantala Stakes has had 10 name changes since the first running in 1881, all of which relating around transport including the Honda Stakes and the Nissan Stakes before settling on the Emirates Stakes. 

The Cantala Stakes is one of the more coveted events on the calendar outside the big three of Melbourne racing.

An important scheduling move was made when moving the Cantala Stakes from the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival to the first. This gives the winner a better chance to race again throughout the festival if connections decide to take that route. 

With seven figures on offer at the start of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the Cantala Stakes is a popular race.

Cantala Stakes 2021 Field

The Cantala Stakes field will be set in the lead up to the event, most likely a week in advance of the race date.

Check back in November for the complete Cantala Stakes field.

Cantala Stakes 2021 Form Guide

Any mile races leading into this one, especially group events, have been great indicator of the Cantala Stakes success. 

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 horses that have been on the scene for a while with exposed form to handle.

Cantala Stakes Results

2020Yulong Prince
2019Fierce Impact
2018Best Of Days
2016Le Romain
2015Turn Me Loose
2014 Hucklebuck
2012Happy Trails
2011Albert The Fat
2010Wall Street
2009All American
2008All Silent
2007Tears I Cry
2006Divine Madoona
2004Sky Cuddle
2003Titantic Jack
2002Scenic Peak
2001Desert Eagle
2000Testa Rossa

Cantala Stakes 2021 Live Streaming

Those want to experience the Cantala Stakes live stream can do so with a number of our trusted online bookmakers.

Check out our live streaming hub to see how you can live stream the Cantala Stakes.

Cantala Stakes 2021 Fixtures

The Cantala Stakes fixture is below.

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: Kennedy Mile  
Race 9: Sprint Handicap

Cantala Stakes 2021 Barrier Draw

The Cantala Stakes barrier draw should take place in the days leading into the event.

Check back in the week leading up to the sprint for a look at the Cantala Stakes barrier draw.

Cantala Stakes 2020 Result

1st - Yulong Prince
2nd - Cascadian
3rd - Rock
Cantala Stakes
Yulong Prince was too good for Cascadian in the Cantala Stakes (Getty)

Cantala Stakes Bet Of The Day

The old boy Hartnell looks good coming into the 2019 Cantala Stakes.

Hartnell excels at the mile and the $13 looks to be a good shot at taking out yet another Group One title.

Cantala Stakes Social News

To get all the Cantala Stakes social news your best bet is the visit the Flemington social media channels.

Flemington's Twitter account can be found at @FlemingtonVRC while their Facebook page is at FlemingtonVRC

The official site can be found at

Cantala Stakes FAQ

When is the 2021 Cantala Stakes?

The 2021 Cantala Stakes runs on Saturday, October 30 2021.

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 Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

What time does the Cantala Stakes run?

The Cantala Stakes is held at 4.30pm.

Who won the 2020 Cantala Stakes?

The 2020 Cantala Stakes was taken out by Yulong Prince.

What’s the prize money for the Cantala Stakes?

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


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