Robert A. Lee Stakes

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Robert A. Lee Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Morphettville Racecourse, South Australia
Inaugurated 1979
Race type Thoroughbred
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification 3 year olds and older
Weight Set weights with penalties
Purse $150,000 (2013)

The Robert A. Lee Stakes is a South Australian Jockey Club Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and over, with set weight with penalties, run over a distance of 1600 metres at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide during the SAJC Autumn Carnival.[1]

Race history[edit]

The inaugural running of the race in 1979 was held at Victoria Park Racecourse.[2] The race is named in honour of South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame inductee Robert A. Lee (2011).

Race grade[edit]

  • 1979–2005 - Listed Race
  • 2006 onwards - Group 3

Race name[edit]

  • 1979–1997 - Robert A. Lee Stakes
  • 1998 - Pope Packaging Stakes[3]
  • 1999 - Dr. Lewinn's Stakes[4]
  • 2000 - Stuart Crystal Handicap[5]
  • 2001 - Pope Packaging Trophy[6]
  • 2002–2005 - Pope Packaging Stakes[7]
  • 2006–2009 - Gerard Corporation Stakes[8]
  • 2010 - Alan Scott Stakes[9]
  • 2011 onwards - Robert A. Lee Stakes

The winners[edit]

  • 2014 - Rhythm To Spare[10]
  • 2013 - Linton[11]
  • 2012 - Linton[12]
  • 2011 - Budriguez[13]
  • 2010 - Majestic Music[9]
  • 2009 - Serious Speed[8]
  • 2008 - Autumn Jeuney[14]
  • 2007 - Brockman’s Lass[15]
  • 2006 - Life’s A Bounty[16]
  • 2005 - Sassbee[7]
  • 2004 - Fly For Me[17]
  • 2003 - Sylvaner[18]
  • 2002 - Sylvaner[19]
  • 2001 - Typhoon Barney[6]
  • 2000 - More Action[5]
  • 1999 - More Action[4]
  • 1998 - Ben's Rocket[3]
  • 1997 - Bacy's Brother[20]
  • 1996 - Jadeva Belle[21]
  • 1995 - Ruling Knight[22]
  • 1994 - Master Tambo[23]
  • 1993 - Leggings[24]
  • 1992 - Pay The Kings[25]
  • 1991 - Pacific
  • 1990 - Neja
  • 1989 - Blast The Glass
  • 1988 - Blast The Glass
  • 1987 - Regal For Me
  • 1986 - Knight Of Avon
  • 1985 - Mrs. Fitzherbet
  • 1984 - Royal Balladeer
  • 1983 - Writ 'N' Wonder
  • 1982 - Find The Gold
  • 1981 - Welkin Light
  • 1980 - Flanders Fields
  • 1979 - Lavadina

See also[edit]

References[edit]