The Kennedy Stakes formally known as the Emirates Stakes and Longines Mile and Cantala Stakes is a Group l mile race and is the best race for the milers during the Spring. It is held at Flemington racecourse each year over 1600m.
The race is at Group l level and boasts a total prize pool of $1 Million and is a quality handicap.
The 2017 Kennedy Mile will be run on Saturday the 4th of November, 2017 at Flemington racecourse which is the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup.
The Kennedy Mile is a great race and ranks second only to the Doncaster as the best mile race Australia has to offer.
Over the last 11 years, only three favourites have saluted, with the last being Boban in 2013.