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Northerly Stakes 2022 Tips, Preview & Best Bets

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Last updated: 01 Dec 2022
Alex Marsh 01 Dec 2022
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  • The Northerly Stakes is Western Australia's premier WFA contest
  • It was formerly known as the Kingston Town Classic
  • This Group One will be run over 1800m at Ascot on December 3
  • Preview & selections are included below
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Northerly Stakes Tips
Steinem heads west for the Northerly Stakes. (Getty)
 

Run as the Kingston Town Classic from 2007 to 2021, the Northerly Stakes is the final Group One of the calendar year in Australia.
  • Northerly Stakes 2022 Field & Odds
  • Northerly Stakes 2022 Tips
  • Northerly Stakes 2022 FAQ

A 1800m event contested under weight-for-age conditions, this feature has launched the career of many great horses, while it has also seen many established and famous gallopers triumph, which includes champions in Kingston Town, Vo Rogue and Better Loosen Up.

At $2.90 with bookmaker.com.au, Cascadian heads the betting for the 2022 Northerly Stakes

Northerly Stakes 2022 Field & Odds


No.
Horse
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
Weight
Odds
1Cascadian (GB)James Cummings James McDonald1259kg$2.90
2Dom To ShootSean & Jake CaseyPaul Harvey 759kg $67
3Bad WolfAshley MaleyNatasha Faithfull259kg $126
4StartradeDaniel MortonChris Nicoll859kg $34
5Kaptain KaosMichael GranthamLucy Warwick 1359kg $101
6God Has ChosenDonna RiordanShaun O'Donnell 1059kg $34
7Ironclad (GB)Will Clarken Brad Rawiller 1159kg $34
8Last Of The LineStephen MillerBrad Parnham359kg scr
9Notorious OneChris & Michael GangemiLaqdar Ramoly (a)1559kg $101
10Trix Of The TradeColin Webster Troy Turner1658.5kg $12
11Alaskan GodDaniel MortonChris Parnham 658.5kg $14
12Steinem (GB)Ciaron Maher & David EustaceJohn Allen457kg $13
13Searchin' Roc'sJim TaylorKyra Yuill1456.5kg $61
14Treasured StarAdam DurrantWilliam Pike556.5kg$11
15BustlerNeville ParnhamSteven Parnham 952kg$9.50
16Amelia's JewelSimon A MillerPatrick Carbery150kg$3.30
Odds courtesy of bookmaker.com.au & correct at 5am on 01/12/2022.

Northerly Stakes 2022 Tips

2022 Northerly Stakes Best Bet - Amelia's Jewel

After a shock first defeat as a $1.40 fav in the Burgess Queen second-up, order was restored in the WA Guineas with this star filly taking out that feature.

Touted by many as one of the premier two-year-old's in Australia after a sensational first campaign, it's been a slower build-up this prep for Amelia's Jewel.

With a featherweight of 50kg and the three-year-old fillies having such a strong record in this race, she's projecting towards a peak performance here.

It's got a similar feel to Arcadia Queen's 2018 lead-up and for a potential star versus mostly well exposed rivals, she can make a statement in the Northerly Stakes.

Amelia's Jewel - $3.30Northerly Stakes Best Betbet now
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2022 Northerly Stakes Next Best Bet - Steinem

A Group 3 winner at end of last spring, this classy daughter of Frankel was hampered by wet tracks over a short autumn prep before being tipped out.

After a first-up flop when slow away, Steinem was around six weeks between runs when putting in a much-improved effort at The Valley on Oct 22.

While a strong 2000m might just see her out, she improved again when second to Atishu in the Matriarch, with that winner running the race of her life.

That mare was unlucky at Group 1 level the start prior before a second to Banker's Choice, who was coming out of a Mackinnon, so the Melbourne form reads well.

Steinem - $13.00Northerly Stakes Next Best Betbet now
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2022 Northerly Stakes Value Bet - God Has Chosen

Although he's likely to improve again from this, especially at 2000m in something a little easier, this gelding was very brave in the Railway Stakes third-up.

There were admittedly a few hard luck stories from that feature, but to pick up again in the last 100m after a wide journey, his run had plenty of merit.

Jockey Clint Johnston-Porter also suggested (after the Railway) that he'll get further this rep, with God Has Chosen looking more dour as a five-year-old.

While a win at Group 1 WFA level would surprise, I feel he's got more improvement than most of the locals and a top three/four finish wouldn't shock.

God Has Chosen - $34.00Northerly Stakes Value Betbet now
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Northerly Stakes 2022 FAQ

What date is the 2022 Northerly Stakes?

The 2022 Northerly Stakes is scheduled to start on Saturday, December 3 at 4.45pm local time.

It will run as Race 8 on the Ascot meeting.

How can I live stream the 2022 Northerly Stakes?

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

What distance is the Northerly Stakes?

The Northerly Stakes is run over a distance of 1800 metres.

Where is the Northerly Stakes held?

The Northerly Stakes is held at the Ascot Racecourse in Perth.

What's the Northerly Stakes worth?

The Northerly Stakes is worth $1.5 million dollars.

$822,000 goes to the winner.

Who won the 2021 Northerly Stakes?

Regal Power won the 2021 Northerly Stakes.

                                                    

Verdict

With even luck from a low draw, Amelia's Jewel will take a power of bating in the 2022 Northerly Stakes.

Steinem hasn't been knocked around by a big spring and has improved with every run.

Include God Has Chosen in exotics.

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Next Best Bet: Steinem To Win @12/1 at Puntnow - 1 Unit
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