Weekend Hussler Stakes 2023 Race Details

Race 6 at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday the 14th October 2023.

The Weekend Hussler Stakes is a Listed race held at Caulfield racecourse over 1400m. It is run under open handicap conditions. The total prizemoney this year is $175,000.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races, and past winners on the Weekend Hussler Stakes page.

How to pick a winner

Weekend Hussler Stakes 2023 Preview

Track: Good Weather: Fine

There are 11 runners for the 2023 Weekend Hussler Stakes with 10 geldings and a stallion. There is one 4YO, two 5YOs, four 6YOs, three 7YOs and one 9YO. They have all come via different races. Trainer Chris Waller has 3 runners. The betting is fairly open and the early favourite is Ayrton who resumes here and has won 4 of his 6 first-up starts. The second favourite is Rubamos who wasn’t far away when resuming at Randwick. The third line of betting currently has 3 horses – Regardsmaree, Buffalo River and Biometric. All other runners are currently $8 or longer.

Weekend Hussler Stakes 2023 Runner by Runner

1. Ayrton (7)

Resumes here and has won 4 of his 6 first-up starts. He has won 4 from 4 at Caulfield and rates as a top chance.

2. Buffalo River (10)

Led all the way and held on to win in the Listed Testa Rossa Stakes over 1400m at Caulfield on 23rd September. Big chance.

3. Welwal (11)

Runner-up at his last 3 starts before a 23 week spell. Not the worst.

4. Kaptain Kaos (3)

Over a year since his last win. Prefer others.

5. Minsk Moment (5)

Ran 4th lengths 7th in the Group 2 Bobbie Lewis Quality over 1200m at Flemington when having his first run for Chris Waller. This is an easier race and he is a place chance.

6. Regardsmaree (6)

Finished 1.6 lengths off the winner last start at Caulfield. Should run well.

7. Stageman (8)

This 9YO is the oldest runner this year. Prefer others.

8. Biometric (1)

Back from a 31 week spell and blinkers come off for the first time. Has the inside barrier. Place chance.

9. Rubamos (4)

Wasn’t far away when resuming at Randwick. Chance.

10. Vreneli (2)

Won over 1400m at Randwick 3 starts back, but is hard to follow. Prefer others.

11. Buoyantsea (9)

Has won 6 of his 18 starts. Not the worst.

Weekend Hussler Stakes 2023 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Jo Jackson’s Tips Lewis Oliver’s Tips
1 Ayrton 6 Regardsmaree
2 Buffalo River 9 Rubamos
9 Rubamos 5 Minsk Moment
5 Minsk Moment 1 Ayrton

Previews for other races this week

Group 1 Caulfield Guineas 2023 (Caulfield 1600m)

Group 1 Caulfield Stakes 2023 (Caulfield 2000m)

Group 1 Toorak Handicap 2023 (Caulfield 1600m)

Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes 2023 (Caulfield 2400m)

Group 2 Schillaci Stakes 2023 (Caulfield 1100m)

Group 3 Northwood Plume Stakes 2023 (Caulfield 1200m)

Group 3 Ladies Day Vase 2023 (Caulfield 1600m)

The Everest 2023 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 1 King Charles III Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 3 Sydney Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1200m)

The Kosciuszko 2023 (Randwick 1200m)

The Silver Eagle 2023 (Randwick 1300m)

Group 3 Gloaming Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1800m)

Group 3 Angst Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1600m)

Listed Reginald Allen Quality 2023 (Randwick 1400m)

ATC St Leger Stakes 2023 (Randwick 2600m)

Listed Hill Smith Stakes 2023 (Morphettville 1800m)

Weekend Hussler Stakes 2023 Race Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 1 Ayrton
2nd 7 Stageman 0.2 length
3rd 9 Rubamos 0.95 length
4th 2 Buffalo River 1.05 lengths

The track was rated as Good 4.

There were no scratchings.