Cantala Stakes 2022 Tips & Betting Advice

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The Cantala Stakes, or Kennedy Cantala as it is known, is the major mile event run as part of Derby Day 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. provides with Kennedy Cantala betting tips and previews and a complete guide to the Group 1.

Cantala Stakes Information

  • DateSat 29 Oct, 2022
  • Race Time05:00
  • RacecourseFlemington
  • Race Distance1600 metres
  • ConditionsQuality Handicap
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,000,000

Cantala Stakes 2022 Betting Odds

There are currently no betting odds for the Cantala Stakes.

Cantala Stakes Betting Tips

Our experts provide Cantala Stakes betting tips in the lead up to the Flemington mile feature race.

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

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Cantala Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

The field is yet to be released for the Cantala Stakes.

Cantala Stakes 2022 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 Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Kennedy Cantala? 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.

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 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 Result

1st - Superstorm
2nd - Icebath
3rd - Cascadian

Cantala Stakes 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 2022 Cantala Stakes?

The 2022 Cantala Stakes runs on Saturday, October 29 2022.

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 2021 Cantala Stakes?

The 2021 Cantala Stakes was taken out by Superstorm.

What’s the prize money for the Cantala Stakes?

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