R. N. Irwin Stakes

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R. N. Irwin Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Morphettville Racecourse, South Australia
Inaugurated 1955
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 1,100 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification three years old and up
Weight Weight for Age
Purse A$115,000 (2013)

The R. N. Irwin Stakes is a SAJC Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and upwards at Weight for Age, run over a distance of 1100 metres at Morphettville Racecourse Adelaide in the autumn.[1] Total prize money for the race is A$115,000.

Race history[edit]

The race was originally run in January but was moved to March as part of the change in dates for the Adelaide Cup carnival in 2006.[2] The race was moved again 2012 to April and the race is now a lead up preparation race for the Goodwood Handicap.[3]

Race name[edit]

  • 1955–2006 - R.N. Irwin Stakes
  • 2007 - German Arms Hotel Stakes[4]
  • 2008 - CMA Recycling Stakes[5]
  • 2009 onwards - R.N. Irwin Stakes

Race distance[edit]

  • 1955–1972 - 6 furlongs (~1200 metres)
  • 1973–1974 - 1200 metres
  • 1975–1979 - 1100 metres
  • 1980–1981 - 1450 metres
  • 1982–1985 - 1200 metres
  • 1986–2000 - 1100 metres
  • 2001–2002 - 1000 metres
  • 2003 onwards - 1100 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1955–1979 - Principal Race
  • 1980–1990 - Group 2
  • 1991 onwards - Group 3

Race venue[edit]

The winners[edit]

  • 2014 - Driefontein[8]
  • 2013 - Kulgrinda[9]
  • 2012 - We're Gonna Rock[3]
  • 2011 - Avenue[10]
  • 2010 - Augusta Proud[11]
  • 2009 - Diplomatic Force[12]
  • 2008 - Here De Angels[5]
  • 2007 - Flying Object[4]
  • 2006 - Leone Chiara[2]
  • 2005 - Super Elegant[13]
  • 2004 - Stand By Me[14]
  • 2003 - Bomber Bill[15]
  • 2002 - Regal Kiss[7]
  • 2001 - Stand By Me[6]
  • 2000 - Suit[16]
  • 1999 - Sports[17]
  • 1998 - La Baraka[18]
  • 1997 - Scorn Bold[19]
  • 1996 - Scorn Bold[20]
  • 1995 - Hero Wind[21]
  • 1994 - Kenvain[22]
  • 1993 - Hot Arch[23]
  • 1992 - Street Ruffian[24]
  • 1991 - Beau George[25]
  • 1990 - Leica Western[26]
  • 1989 - Jet Fighter[27]
  • 1988 - Redelva[28]
  • 1987 - Lord Galaxy[29]
  • 1986 - Rory's Jester[30]
  • 1985 - Red Tempo[31]
  • 1984 - Copper Rocket[32]
  • 1983 - Montrose Lass[33]
  • 1982 - Galleon
  • 1981 - Ducatoon
  • 1980 - Domax
  • 1979 - Stormy Rex
  • 1978 - Lipman
  • 1977 - Silent Gift
  • 1976 - High Value
  • 1975 - Red Loam
  • 1974 - Toltrice
  • 1973 - Idolou
  • 1972 - Eastern Court
  • 1971 - Sanderae
  • 1970 - Fileur
  • 1969 - Steel Helmet
  • 1968 - Fileur
  • 1967 - Sunny Coronation
  • 1966 - Contempler
  • 1965 - Millionairess
  • 1964 - Naelyn
  • 1963 - Benibasha
  • 1962 - Kelvin Valley
  • 1961 - Rain King
  • 1960 - Bomba
  • 1959 - Power Duke
  • 1958 - Sleep Tight
  • 1957 - In Transit
  • 1956 - Columbo King
  • 1955 - Never Rest

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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