Kennedy Champions Mile 2023 Tips & Betting Advice

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The Kennedy Champions Mile is the major mile event run as part of Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse.

Now moved to the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this race has been given WFA status and now forms part of what is known as 'Champions Day'. provides Kennedy Champions Mile betting tips and previews and a complete guide to the Group 1.

VRC Champions Mile Information

  • DateSat 09 Nov, 2024
  • Race Time05:00
  • RacecourseFlemington
  • Race Distance1600 metres
  • ConditionsQuality Handicap
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,000,000

Kennedy Champions Mile 2023 Betting Odds

There are currently no betting odds for the Kennedy Champions Mile.

Kennedy Champions Mile Betting Tips

Our experts provide Kennedy Champions Mile betting tips in the lead up to the Flemington mile feature race.

Punters will be able to get their Kennedy Champions Mile betting tips, form guide and barrier draw analysis in the lead up to the feature race on Champions Day at Flemington.

Kennedy Champions Mile Bookmakers & Promotions

The Kennedy Champions Mile is one of the main events of the Flemington Carnival.

Australian betting sites have special offers for customers - both new and existing - on the Kennedy Champions Mile including special odds promos that can be used on Flemington races. If you are looking to sign up with a bookmaker ahead of the Flemington Carnival, check out our top five below.
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Kennedy Champions Mile Field & Barrier Draw

The field is yet to be released for the Kennedy Champions Mile.

Kennedy Champions Mile 2022 Form Guide

Any mile races leading into this one, especially group events, have been great indicator of the Kennedy Champions Mile success. 

Winners such as All Silent, Boban, Le Romain and Turn Me Loose have continued on from their Kennedy Champions Mile wins with more success. 

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

Kennedy Champions Mile Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Kennedy Champions Mile? A number of bookmakers including Sportsbet and TAB stream Australian horse racing live online and you can watch on your PC, Tablet or Smartphone. Check out our live streaming section to find where you can watch the race from Flemington.

Kennedy Champions Mile 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 the race having gained WFA status, the race underwent a name change and a day change to the Champions Mile and moved back to the last day to form part of Champions Day.

Kennedy Champions Mile Results

2022Alligator Blood
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

Kennedy Champions Mile 2021 Result

1st - Alligator Blood
2nd - Tuvalu
3rd - Mr Brightside

Kennedy Champions Mile News

To get all the Kennedy Champions Mile 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

Kennedy Champions Mile FAQ

When is the 2023 Kennedy Champions Mile?

The 2023 Kennedy Champions Mile runs on Saturday, November 11.

How long is the Kennedy Champions Mile?

The mile contest is run over 1600m.

Where is the Kennedy Champions Mile held?

The Kennedy Champions Mile is held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

What time does the Kennedy Champions Mile run?

The Kennedy Champions Mile is held at 4.30pm.

Who won the 2022 Kennedy Champions Mile?

The 2022 Kennedy Champions Mile was taken out by Alligator Blood.

What’s the prize money for the Kennedy Champions Mile?

$3 million is the total prize pool for the Kennedy Champions Mile.