Early 2010 How Now Stakes Preview

August 18th, 2010

This year as part of the elite racing action of Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day, Caulfield Racecourse will host the $100,000 Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m) on Saturday September 18.

The 2010 How Now Stakes is one of six feature races at the meeting, which is highlighted by two Group 1 races the $350,000 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) and the $350,000 Underwood Stakes (1800m).

Open to mares only, the How Now Stakes provides punters with the top class showdown to enjoy a bet on during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

When looking for a guide to the 2010 How Now Stakes, two of the best earlier races to watch are the Group 2 Lets Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on September 4 and the Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m).

The 2010 Cockram Stakes was held at Caulfield on August 14 and won by Rhythm In Paris ahead of Response and Lady Lynette, so keep an eye on these runners in the How Now Stakes Ladbrokes.com.au markets.

Nominations for the 2010 How Now Stakes will close on Monday September 13, which is also when leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au will open their early markets on the race and if you know your racing this is the best time to lock in your favourites at generous odds.

Weights are then released on Tuesday September 14 giving you an even better indication of the top chances in the race.

On Thursday September 16 the 2010 How Now Stakes final field of acceptances comes out and we will be the first to publish the list of hopeful mares so bookmark this page!

Jumping on the lucrative odds available online is the best way to ensure you are getting the top odds on all the How Now Stakes runners, with Ladbrokes.com.au guaranteeing you a better price and bigger payout than the three big TAB’s!