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Might And Power Stakes Tips & Predictions - Zaaki to claim third Group 1

  • The Might And Power Stakes is run on Saturday, October 9
  • The Group 1 feature is run over 2000 metres at Caulfield
  • Can Zaaki claim a third Group 1 win?
Might And Power Stakes Tips
Zaaki is the horse to beat in the Might And Power Stakes. (Getty)
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Justin Darcy 08 Oct 2021
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The Group 1 Might And Power has been renamed in honour of the star of the turf, and another champion is set to take out the price at Caulfield on Saturday.

Orginially the Caulfield Stakes in honour of our late champion of the turf, the Might And Power has often been a great WFA 2000m lead up to the Cox Plate held a fortnight later as well as the Caulfield Cup for horses wanting a one-week back-up.

The Underwood Stakes form generally heads to this race due to the Group One Turnbull Stakes held at Flemington one week later. This year, Cox Plate favourite Zaaki heads the betting coming through an Underwood Stakes win and is the one they all have to beat.

2021 Might And Power Tips


Best Bet - Zaaki

He should just win this and do it with his head on his chest out to 2000m, especially with what I am expecting to be a rolling tempo with No Effort in the event.

He was very green at Sandown in the Underwood Stakes, but his class was well above Probabeel who he meets again, and it is fair to say that this horse is more suited than the mare over this trip.

He won the Group One Doomben Cup over this trip last prep producing a Winx like rating, so if anywhere near that level he wins by panels.

Zaaki - 1.30Might And Power Stakes Best BetBET HERE
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Value Bet - Nonconformist

He was the winner of the Foundation Cup last start which looked his to win after placing fourth at WFA Group Two level at the start prior.

Winning that event booked his spot in next week's Caulfield Cup, so naturally anotehr run at 2000m will do him the world of good for next week's assignment.

I can't see him beating Zaaki, but at 2000m, hard fit, he is the one I give the least convictions to and is place value.

Nonconformist - 19.00Might And Power Stakes Value BetBET HERE
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Might And Power FAQs

When is the 2021 Might And Power?

The 2021 Might And Power is scheduled to run on Saturday, October 9 at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne.

What distance is the Might And Power?

The Might And Power is run over a distance of 2000 metres.

How can I live stream the 2021 Might And Power Stakes?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Might And Power and all other Australian horse races.

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Verdict

There is little value with Zaaki an overwhelming favourite, but Nonconformist to place is the best value on offer.

Value Bet: Nonconformist To Place $4.00 at Ladbrokes Australia - 2 Units

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