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2020 Empire Rose Stakes Betting Tips, Preview & Odds

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Empire Rose Stakes Tips
Melody Belle is the reigning champion of the Empire Rose Stakes (Getty)

Empire Rose Stakes Information


  • DateSat 31 Oct, 2020
  • RacecourseFlemington
  • Race Distance1600 metres
  • ConditionsFillies & Mares - Weight for age
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$500,000
The 2020 Empire Rose Stakes looks an intriguing affair with some handy mares and possibly a Thousand Guineas contender heading to the race.

The 3YOs are very classy prospects heading into the race, none more so than Odeum, the Thousand Guineas winner who will carry just 49kg. Mystic Journey must be included on her best form but this does look a very even mares race.

2020 Empire Rose Stakes Betting Odds


Horses
Horses
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
Odds
1Mystic JourneyA. TrinderK. McEvoy5$4.50
2NettoyerW. RocheG. Boss8$21
3Madam RougeC. WallerJ. McDonald12$10.80
4Pretty BrazenT & C. McEvoyL. Currie6$14
5Vanna GirlT & T. EdmondsH. Bowman1$16.80
6Shout The BarG. Waterhouse & A. BottD. Oliver11$40
7AsiagoJ. CummingsM. Zahra2$69
8Missile MantraP & P. SnowdenD. Lane9$26
9FeliciaD. BinaisseC. Williams10$13.80
10She Shao FlyK. CorstensJ. Kah3$16
11ChaillotA. AlexanderD. Bates4$12.20
12OdeumM. Price & M. Kent JnrJ. McNeil7$3.70
13Chica FuerteA & S. FreedmanD. Holland13$18.80
14Forbidden LoveR & M. FreedmanD. Yendall14$16.80

Odds are provided by Sportsbetting and are correct as of 28/10/20 - 9.20pm

2020 Empire Rose Stakes Tips

Empire Rose Stakes 2020 Best Bet - Odeum

This race could very well be another case of the 3YOs dominating off the back of nice wins, including the winner of the Thousand Guineas Odeum.

She settled in the box seat in the Guineas and showed an electric turn of foot to blow a nice field away.

From barrier seven, she could settle in the same position, except one off the fence. I would not even be shocked if they tried to lead with her, taking luck out the equation with the 49kg.

Jye McNeil is a great Flemington jockey and can get this girl over the line in the Group One.

Empire Rose Stakes 2020 Next Best Bet - Mystic Journey

Queen Betty returned to form last start at Moonee Valley in the Stocks Stakes, showing an explosive turn of foot to beat Perfect Jewel who was the mare in form.

The key to her is being back home, and making that rough boat trip across the Tasman just a day before the race.

When she campaign early on, she stayed in Victoria and was plain and simply not a happy horse.

Back to her best, she would win this race comfortably, so we are counting on her to give Odeum a little challenge late.

Empire Rose Stakes Value Bet - Madam Rouge (Tipped at $26)

Not overly confident that she runs out a strong mile, but she is in form and will be ridden cold to try and rattle home over the top of them late.

Her Caulfield win last start in the Tristarc Stakes was fantastic, ducking through on the inside with a sharp turn of foot, showing that she is a top class 1400m horse.

She has only been tested over the mile once, but with a short turn of foot, that would see her unsuited over this trip, especially at Flemington with 3YOs carrying 49kg, but you know what they say about a mare in form.


Empire Rose Stakes FAQ

What date is the 2020 Empire Rose Stakes

The 2020 Empire Rose Stakes is scheduled to run on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Flemington.

What time is the 2020 Empire Rose Stakes?

The Empire Rose Stakes generally starts at around 4pm.

How can I live stream the 2020 Empire Rose Stakes?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Empire Rose Stakes and all other Australian horse races.

Who won the 2019 Empire Rose Stakes?

Melody Belle won the 2019 Empire Rose Stakes.

What distance is the Empire Rose Stakes?

The Empire Rose Stakes is run over a distance of 1600 metres.

What's the best bet in the 2020 Empire Rose Stakes?

We're with Odeum as the best bet in the 2020 Empire Rose Stakes.

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Verdict

We want to be backing two horses in this race, Odeum who is the Filly in form and Mystic Journey who simply wins if she is at her top.

Best Bet: Odeum To Win @+270 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Next Best Bet: Mystic Journey To Win @+350 at bet365 Sport NJ - 5 Units

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