Date: Saturday February 20
Start time: 3.35pm
Racecourse: Caulfield Racecourse
Grade: Group 1
Track Surface: Turf
Race Conditions: Weight-for-age, 3YO and Upwards
Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
Inaugural Race: 1955
Futurity Stakes 2021
Table of Contents
- Futurity Stakes 2021
- Futurity Stakes Tips
- 1 – Behemoth – $3.20 👀🏆💰
- 2 – Streets Of Avalon – $11 👀🏆💰
- 3 – Mr Quickie – $16 💰
- 4 – So Si Bon – $71
- 5 – Too Close To The Sun – $91
- 6 – Arcadia Queen – $6.00 👀🏆💰
- 7 – Probabeel – $3.70 👀🏆💰
- 8 – Ole Kirk – $8.00
- 9 – Amish Boy – $34
- 10 – Crosshaven – $16 👀💰
- 2021 Futurity Stakes Field and Odds
- Futurity Stakes Results
- 2020 Futurity Stakes Winner & Placings
- Futurity Stakes Betting
- Futurity Stakes Betting
- Futurity Stakes Questions
Futurity Stakes Tips
It’s an outstanding edition of the Futurity Stakes, with four absolute stars of the track clashing, as well as C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) winner Streets Of Avalon.
Will one of the stars take out the 2021 Futurity Stakes, or will Streets Of Avalon pinch another Group 1 from the front of the pack?
Let’s take a look at each and every runner in the 2021 Futurity Stakes…
1 – Behemoth – $3.20 👀🏆💰
Hard to knock the current favourite, he’s a perfect two from two at this track and trip and they were both at Group 1 level in the spring when he took out the Memsie Stakes, and the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.
If we’re being picky, Craig Williams had the galloper jumping exceptionally well from the barriers to sit handy or at least midfield in those wins, and Oliver must do the same to avoid being trapped on the fence from gate 2. Deserved favourite and must go in everything.
What a win in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes. 🎉🎉 pic.twitter.com/zxuzG0bykJ
— 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) September 19, 2020
2 – Streets Of Avalon – $11 👀🏆💰
It’s going to be a flint dry track on Saturday due to the hot weather in Melbourne, and Streets Of Avalon maps perfectly to eyeball Crosshaven and will be enormously tough to run down. Hasn’t got the raw talent of some of these, but will give you a great look at double figures if some of the stars further back in the field find trouble in the run.
3 – Mr Quickie – $16 💰
Resumed well over 1400m last preparation to run second behind Behemoth in the Memsie Stakes, and could very well run a hole here with the on fire Jamie Kah onboard. Is running into a few very smart ones here though, and will be better over the mile deeper in his preparation.
4 – So Si Bon – $71
23 goes at Group 1 level without a win paints the picture, will be better later in the preparation over the mile or more.
5 – Too Close To The Sun – $91
Price is about right. Absolutely not.
6 – Arcadia Queen – $6.00 👀🏆💰
Arguably the best horse in the race, and showed her star power last spring when knocking off hot favourite Russian Camelot in the Caulfield Stakes. If she doesn’t get too far back she is right in this if she’s ready to go.
Uh oh. 😮
Arcadia Queen upsets Russian Camelot in the Caulfield Stakes. pic.twitter.com/9uaVwAANTc
— 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) October 10, 2020
7 – Probabeel – $3.70 👀🏆💰
Was outstanding when absolutely dropping them first up in the Geoffrey Bellmaine over the 1200m, and will relish the step up to seven furlongs. If Lane can use her tactical speed and have her motoring with cover handy like in her Epsom Handicap win in the spring, she’s in this up to her eyeballs.
Class Class Class!👌Wide the trip was no issue for wonder mare Probabeel as she takes out the G3 G. Bellmaine Stakes and gives Savabeel a stakes double. She was Waikato-bred & sold to top judge David Ellis purchasing for Brendan & Jo Lindsay. Congrats to trainer @JamieRichards3🍾 pic.twitter.com/HeyOPykUh9
— Waikato Stud (@WaikatoStud) February 6, 2021
8 – Ole Kirk – $8.00
Was a good enough return first up in Sydney where he got a long way back, and should bounce out of that pipe opener. Barrier 1 is a worry, he may be trapped on the fence three or four pairs back, as he doesn’t have a lot of tactical speed. A great three-year-old, but this setup at Weight For Age level doesn’t appeal.
9 – Amish Boy – $34
Doesn’t look up to it. No.
10 – Crosshaven – $16 👀💰
Stuck on well enough in the C.F. Orr Stakes when resuming, and gets the blinkers on first time. We’re getting a much better price about him now and is worth throwing in exotics if you’re a fan.
👀 = Must Watch
🏆 = Big Winning Chance
💰 = Worth Including in Exotics
2021 Futurity Stakes Field and Odds
|1||Behemoth (2)J: Damien Oliver 59kg T: D R Jolly||$3.20||$1.40||Bet Now|
|2||Streets Of Avalon (7)J: Zac Spain 59kg T: S P Nichols||$10.00||$2.70||Bet Now|
|3||Mr Quickie (4)J: Ms Jamie Kah 59kg T: P Stokes||$15.00||$3.70||Bet Now|
|4||So Si Bon (5)J: Luke Nolen 59kg T: T Dabernig & B Hayes||$67.00||$13.00||Bet Now|
|5||Too Close The Sun (3)J: Declan Bates 59kg T: L Smith||$81.00||$17.00||Bet Now|
|6||Arcadia Queen (8)J: William Pike 57kg T: G & A Williams||$6.00||$2.05||Bet Now|
|7||Probabeel (9)J: Damian Lane 57kg T: J W Richards||$3.70||$1.40||Bet Now|
|8||Ole Kirk (1)J: Kerrin Mcevoy 55.5kg T: M, W & J Hawkes||$7.50||$2.35||Bet Now|
|9||Amish Boy (10)J: Jye Mcneil 55.5kg T: C Maher & D Eustace||$31.00||$6.00||Bet Now|
|10||Crosshaven (6)J: Daniel Stackhouse 55.5kg T: T Dabernig & B Hayes||$15.00||$3.70||Bet Now|
2021 Futurity Stakes Best Bets
Take a look at our above 2021 Futurity Stakes Runner By Runner Preview!
2021 Futurity Stakes Trifecta Tips
Behemoth, Probabeel, Streets Of Avalon.
Futurity Stakes Favourite
Behemoth $3.20 from Probabeel at $3.70.
Futurity Stakes Results
2020 Futurity Stakes Field
|1||KOLDING (NZ)||Chris Waller||Glen Boss||5||59kg||114|
|2||BLACK HEART BART||Lindsey Smith||Brad Rawiller||8||59kg||113|
|3||STREETS OF AVALON||Shane Nichols||Ben Melham||7||59kg||103|
|4||WILD PLANET||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||1||59kg||86|
|5||KAZIO||Colin Little||Brett Prebble||6||59kg||82|
|6||CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (IRE)||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Damien Oliver||2||58.5kg||110|
|7||MELODY BELLE (NZ)||Jamie Richards||Opie Bosson||3||57kg||115|
|8||SUPER SETH||Anthony Freedman||Mark Zahra||4||55.5kg||109|
2020 Futurity Stakes Winner & Placings
|1st||Streets Of Avalon||1 minute 21.90 seconds|
Futurity Stakes Betting
|Bet Type||How to Place This Type of Bet|
|Win Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will be the outright winner (1st place) in the 2021 Futurity Stakes|
|Place Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will place in the top three in the 2021 FuturityStakes. Pays less than a win bet, but the odds are safer|
|Each-Way Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will win the Futurity Stakes, with a safety net of a place bet. If your horse runs 1st, you will collect both the Win and the Place pay-out. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd, you will win only the Place pay-out|
|Quinellla Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st and 2nd in the any order in the Futurity Stakes|
|Exacta Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order in the Futurity Stakes|
|Trifecta Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order in the Futurity Stakes|
|First Four||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the correct order in the Futurity Stakes|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||Place a bet on the winners of four nominated races to win a Quaddie. This means you have to select three other races apart from the Futurity Stakes to place a Quaddie|
Futurity Stakes Betting
Futurity Stakes Questions
Futurity Stakes Prize Money
The Futurity Stakes has prize money of $500,000.
Who won the 2020 Futurity Stakes?
Streets Of Avalon took home the 2020 Futurity Stakes, just in front of Super Seth and Melody Belle, respectively.
This earned Streets Of Avalon a spot in the All-Star Mile.
How to place a bet on the Futurity Stakes?
You can place a bet on the Futurity Stakes using any Australian Bookmaker. We recommend Sportsbet.
When is the Futurity Stakes?
The Futurity Stakes is held on Saturday February 20 2021.
Where is the Futurity Stakes?
The 2021 Futurity Stakes is held at Caulfield, and is one of three Group One events on the day.