2012 Flight Stakes – Race Preview

June 19th, 2012

The Group 1 Flight Stakes will take place at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday October 6, 2012.

Run over a distance of 1,600 metres, the 2012 Flight Stakes is worth $400,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Flight Stakes is open to three-year-old fillies only and is run under set weight conditions.

Run as part of Epsom Handicap Day, the 2012 Flight Stakes shares its program with the Group 1 Epsom Handicap, Group 1 The Metropolitan, Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes, Group 2 Premiere Stakes, Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes and Group 3 Craven Plate.

Streama won last year’s Flight Stakes, demonstrating the importance of the race when it comes to betting online.

The three-year-old filly won the Flight Stakes after posting wins in the Group 2 Furious Stakes and Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes earlier in the preparation.

Streama has won six of her 13 race starts and has earned more than $1.125 million in prize money.