The Turnbull Stakes is a Group l staying race and is a really good lead up race in terms of the Spring Racing Carnival. It is held at Flemington racecourse each year over 2000m and is a great form race for the feature Cups.
The race is at Group l level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000 and is at Set Weights and Penalties.
The 2017 Turnbull Stakes will be run on Sunday the 7th of October, 2017 at Flemington racecourse.
The Turnbull Stakes is the ideal starting points for horses heading towards the Caulfield Stakes (2000m) and Caulfield Cup (2400m).
Over the last decade, favourites have a poor record in the race, with only two saluting; Green Moon in 2012 and December Draw in 2011.