Emirates Stakes

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Emirates Stakes
registered as Cantala Stakes
Group 1 race
Location Flemington Racecourse
Inaugurated 1881
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Emirates Airline
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres
Surface Turf
Qualification three year old and older
Weight quality handicap
Purse $1,000,000 (2014)

The Emirates Stakes, registered as the Cantala Stakes is a Victoria Racing Club Group 1 quality handicap Thoroughbred horse race run over 1,600 metres at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia on the last day of the VRC Spring Carnival in early November.[1] Total prize money is A$1,000,000

Amounis,1926 & 1929 winner

Race History[edit]

Denis Boy,1932 winner

Race name[edit]

  • 1881–1918 - Coburg Stakes
  • 1919–1961 - Cantala Stakes
  • 1961–1984 - George Adams Handicap
  • 1985–1988 - Ampol Stakes
  • 1989–1992 - Honda Stakes
  • 1993–1995 - Nissan Stakes
  • 1996–1997 - Chrysler Stakes
  • 1998 onwards - Emirates Stakes

Race distance[edit]

  • 1881–1894 - 118 miles (~1800 metres)
  • 1895–1971 - 1 mile (~1600 metres)
  • 1972–1993 - 1600 metres
  • 1994 - 1616 metres
  • 1995–2005 - 1600 metres
  • 2006 - 1610 metres
  • 2007 onwards - 1600 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1881–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 1


The winners[edit]

  • 2014 – Hucklebuck [2]
  • 2013 – Boban [3]
  • 2012 – Happy Trails [4]
  • 2011 – Albert The Fat [5]
  • 2010 – Wall Street [6]
  • 2009 – All American [7]
  • 2008 – All Silent [8]
  • 2007 – Tears I Cry [9]
  • 2006 – Divine Madonna [10]
  • 2005 – Valedictum [11]
  • 2004 – Sky Cuddle [12]
  • 2003 – Titanic Jack [13]
  • 2002 – Scenic Peak [14]
  • 2001 – Desert Eagle [15]
  • 2000 – Testa Rossa [16]
  • 1999 – Bonanova [17]
  • 1998 – Bezeal Bay [18]
  • 1997 – Catalan Opening [19]
  • 1996 – Miss Margaret [20]
  • 1995 – Seascay [21]
  • 1994 – Seascay [22]
  • 1993 – Primacy [23]
  • 1992 – Planet Ruler [24]
  • 1991 – Pontormo [25]
  • 1990 – Shaftesbury Avenue [26]
  • 1989 – Better Loosen Up [27]
  • 1988 – Our Westminster [28]
  • 1987 – Warned [29]
  • 1986 – Chanteclair [30]
  • 1985 – Dazzling Duke [31]
  • 1984 – Riverdale [32]
  • 1983 – Honest Promise [33]
  • 1982 – Magari
  • 1981 – Tower Belle
  • 1980 – Silver Bounty
  • 1979 – Bit Of A Skite
  • 1978 – Family Of Man
  • 1977 – Galway Bay
  • 1976 – Maybe Mahal
  • 1975 – Kiwi Can
  • 1974 – Skyjack
  • 1973 – Taj Rossi
  • 1972 – All Shot
  • 1971 – Gunsynd
  • 1970 – Levian
  • 1969 – Vain
  • 1968 – Cyron
  • 1967 – Heroic Stone
  • 1966 – Storm Queen
  • 1965 – Heroic Stone
  • 1964 – Brandy Lad
  • 1963 – Wenona Girl
  • 1962 – Woambra
  • 1961 – Aquanita
  • 1960 – Aquanita
  • 1959 – Wheat King
  • 1958 – Droll Prince
  • 1957 – Landy
  • 1956 – Matrice
  • 1955 – Kosciusko
  • 1954 – Prince Cortauld
  • 1953 – Rio Janeiro
  • 1952 – Phaethon
  • 1951 – Kintail
  • 1950 – Ellerslie
  • 1949 – Comedy Prince
  • 1948 – Beau John
  • 1947 – Money Moon
  • 1946 – St. Fairy
  • 1945 – Royal Gem
  • 1944 – Gay Revelry
  • 1943 – Burberry
  • 1942 – Queen Baccha
  • 1941 – Burrabil
  • 1940 – Gold Salute
  • 1939 – Manrico
  • 1938 – St. Constant
  • 1937 – Mohican
  • 1936 – Gay Lover
  • 1935 – Hostile
  • 1934 – L'elite
  • 1933 – Care Free
  • 1932 – Denis Boy
  • 1931 – Dermid
  • 1930 – Mystic Peak
  • 1929 – Amounis
  • 1928 – Highland
  • 1927 – Vaals
  • 1926 – Amounis
  • 1925 – Waranton
  • 1924 – The Night Patrol
  • 1923 – Claro
  • 1922 – Violoncello
  • 1921 – Beeline
  • 1920 – Ethiopian
  • 1919 – Chal
  • 1918 – Fitness
  • 1917 – De Gama
  • 1916 – Colugo
  • 1915 – Fidelio
  • 1914 – De Gama
  • 1913 – Ireland
  • 1912 – Walter Tyrril
  • 1911 – Ladies' Man
  • 1910 – Perilous
  • 1909 – Kerlie
  • 1908 – Iolaire
  • 1907 – Iolaire
  • 1906 – Benbow
  • 1905 – Debenture
  • 1904 – P.K.
  • 1903 – Graft
  • 1902 – Kinglock
  • 1901 – Caledonia
  • 1900 – Nitre
  • 1899 – Security
  • 1898 – Sailor Boy
  • 1897 – The Grafter
  • 1896 – Ayrshire
  • 1895 – Hindoo
  • 1894 – Escapade
  • 1893 – Rosebrook
  • 1892 – Cooya
  • 1891 – Cardoness
  • 1890 – Crown Jewel
  • 1889 – Boz
  • 1888 – Plutarch
  • 1887 – Quintin Matsys
  • 1886 – Day Star
  • 1885 – The Bohemian
  • 1884 – Josephine
  • 1883 – Paul
  • 1882 – Wizard
  • 1881 – Courtenay

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Emirates Stakes". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "2013 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "2012 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "2011 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "2010 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "2009 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "2008 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "2007 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "2006 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  11. ^ "2005 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  12. ^ "2004 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  13. ^ "2003 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  14. ^ "2002 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  15. ^ "2001 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  16. ^ "2000 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  17. ^ "1999 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  18. ^ "1998 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  19. ^ "1997 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  20. ^ "1996 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  21. ^ "1995 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  22. ^ "1994 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  23. ^ "1993 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  24. ^ "1992 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  25. ^ "1991 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  26. ^ "1990 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  27. ^ "1989 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  28. ^ "1988 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  29. ^ "1987 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  30. ^ "1986 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  31. ^ "1985 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  32. ^ "1984 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  33. ^ "1983 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014.