Emirates Stakes: Protect Your Stake With Crown Bet

Discover how you can place your win bet on the Emirates Stakes and pick up a refund if your horse doesn't win, but is inside the first four at Flemington.

The Emirates Stakes will once again bring the curtain down on what has been a fantastic Spring Carnival and the Group 1 showpiece gives punters one final chance to win big. With $1,000,000 in prize money on offer, the 1600m race has attracted a field of quality entries and you can take a fair bit of risk out of your bet, by using the latest Special offer at CrownBet.

Place a Fixed Odds Win bet on the Emirates Stakes on Saturday and if your horse runs 2nd, 3rd or 4th, CrownBet will match your stake up to $50 with a Bonus Bet. For the avoidance of doubt, your bet must be win only and any each-way stakes will not be included, the refund will be credited the following day and applies to your first bet on the Emirates Stakes only.

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Emirates Stakes Contenders

Bow Creek is a dual Group 2 winner in Europe, but has twice failed to fire at the highest level and was narrowly denied by Turn Me Loose in the Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley last month. The Godolphin 4-year-old heads the betting after finishing strongly there, but was nowhere near Arod at Ascot and as the latter followed up with a splendid effort for second in the Sussex Stakes before being asked to go too far in the Cox Plate, the drop back in trip could suit Peter Chapple-Hyam’s charge at juicy odds.

Elsewhere in the field, Magic Artist is expected to threaten after being denied a clear run in the Mackinnon Stakes, while Turn Me Loose could go close if reproducing his Crystal Mile form and Lucky Hussler was a beaten favourite in that race, so can’t be easily ruled out.

Disposition is an interesting contender after twice hitting the crossbar at Group 1 level in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and Toorak Handicap, before getting a head in front in the Group 3 Guvera Stakes last weekend. Politeness is a course and distance winner who looked as good as ever when landing a hat-trick in the Myer Classic, while He Or She is lightly raced for a 5-year-old and could sneak under the radar.