Australia Stakes

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Australia Stakes
registered as the Stanley Wootten Stakes
Group 2 race
Location Moonee Valley Racecourse
Melbourne, Victoria
Inaugurated 1989
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Jeep (2015)
Website MVRC official website
Race information
Distance 1,200 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Open
Weight Weight for Age
Purse AUS$200,000 (2015)

The Australia Stakes, registered as the Stanley Wootton Stakes is a Moonee Valley Racing Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race for raced under weight for age conditions, over a distance of 1200 metres at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia in late January.[1] Total prize money for the race is A$200,000

Race history[edit]

Originally the race was scheduled in March, but in 2002 the MVRC moved the race to late January. The renaming of the race to the current name coincides with the Australia Day public holiday. [2]

Race grade[edit]

  • 1989 - Listed Race
  • 1990–1993 - Group 3
  • 1994 onwards Group 2

Race name[edit]

  • 1989–1997 - Stanley Wootton Stakes
  • 1998–2009 - Norman Carlyon Stakes
  • 2010 onwards - Australia Stakes

Race venue[edit]

In 1995 the race was held at Flemington Racecourse.[3]

Race record[edit]

Hareeba ran the race record time of 1:08.4 down the straight track at Flemington Racecourse. The race record at Mooney Valley was recorded by Dark Beau with a time of 1:09.1.[2]

The winners[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Australia Stakes". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Australia Stakes Preview". Horse Racing Info (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "1995 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 18 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "2015 Result – Jeep Australia Stakes (held 24 January 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 25 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "2014 Result – Essendon Mazda Australia Stks (held 24 January 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "2013 Result – Essendon Mazda Australia Stks (held 25 January 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "2012 Result – Australia Stakes (held 27 January 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "2011 Result – Essendon Mazda Australia Stks (held 28 January 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "2010 Result – Essendon Mazda Aust. Stakes (held 22 January 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "2009 Result – Essendon Mazda Carlyon Stakes (held 23 January 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "2008 Result – Carlyon Stks (held 25 January 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "2007 Result – Essendon Mazda - Carlyon Stks (held 25 January 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "2006 Result – Carlyon Stks (held 25 January 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "2005 Result – Carlyon Stks (held 21 January 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  15. ^ "2004 Result – Carlyon Stks (held 23 January 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "2003 Result – Carlyon Stks (held 23 January 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  17. ^ "2002 Result – Carlyon Stks (held 24 January 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  18. ^ "2001 Result – T.S. Carlyon Stks (held 29 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  19. ^ "2000 Result – Norman Carlyon Stks (held 23 March 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  20. ^ "1999 Result – Norman Carlyon Stks (held 18 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  21. ^ "1998 Result – Norman Carlyon Stks (held 18 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  22. ^ "1997 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 15 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  23. ^ "1996 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 16 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  24. ^ "1994 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 19 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  25. ^ "1993 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 13 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  26. ^ "1992 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 14 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  27. ^ "1991 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 16 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  28. ^ "1990 Result – Stanley Wootton Stks (held 17 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015.