Storm Queen Stakes

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Vinery Stud Stakes
registered as Storm Queen Stakes
Group 1 race
Location Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Inaugurated 1979
Race type ThoroughbredFlat racing
Sponsor Vinery Stud (2013)
Race information
Distance 2,000 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds fillies
Weight Set weights
Purse A$400,000 (2013)

The Vinery Stud Stakes, registered as the Storm Queen Stakes is a Group 1 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old fillies at set weights run over a distance of 2,000 metres at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney in April. The race is the main lead-up race for the AJC Oaks. The prizemoney in 2012 was A$400,000.[1]

Race history[edit]

The race is named in honour of Storm Queen winner of the 1966 Golden Slipper Stakes.[2]

Race name[edit]

  • 1979–1991 - 'Storm Queen Stakes'
  • 1992–2001 - 'Ansett Australia Stakes'
  • 2002–2008 - 'Arrowfield Stud Stakes'[3]
  • 2009 - 'Vinery Stud Storm Queen Stakes'[4]
  • 2010–2013 - 'Vinery Stud Stakes'

Race distance[edit]

  • 1979–1900 metres
  • 1980 onwards - 2000 meters

Race grade[edit]

  • 1979 - Principal race
  • 1980–1992 - Group 2
  • 1993 onwards - Group 1

Past winners[edit]

  • 2014 - Lucia Valentina[5]
  • 2013 - Norzita[6]
  • 2012 - Mosheen[7]
  • 2011 - Mirjulisa Lass[8]
  • 2010 - Faint Perfume[9]
  • 2009 - Purple[4]
  • 2008 - Heavenly Glow[3]
  • 2007 - Miss Finland[10]
  • 2006 - Serenade Rose[11]
  • 2005 - Hollow Bullet[12]
  • 2004 - Special Harmony[13]
  • 2003 - Shower Of Roses[14]
  • 2002 - Sixty Seconds[15]
  • 2001 - Tempest Morn[16]
  • 2000 - Hill Of Grace[17]
  • 1999 - Savannah Success[18]
  • 1998 - Champagne[19]
  • 1997 - Danendri[20]
  • 1996 - Saleous[21]
  • 1995 - Northwood Plume[22]
  • 1994 - Alcove[23]
  • 1993 - Slight Chance[24]
  • 1992 - Electrique[25]
  • 1991 - All Mine[26]
  • 1990 - A Little Kiss[27]
  • 1989 - Research[28]
  • 1988 - Tennessee Vain[29]
  • 1987 - Appreciation[30]
  • 1986 - English Mint[31]
  • 1985 - Centaurea[32]
  • 1984 - Lotka's Star[33]
  • 1983 - English Wonder[34]
  • 1982 - Sheraco
  • 1981 - Evening Mist
  • 1980 - Lady Capri
  • 1979 - Impede

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Storm Queen Stakes". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rosehill results - Golden Slipper Stakes 6f". The Age, Melbourne (Google News Archive (Digitize)). 28 March 1966. p. 19 (column 2). Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b 2008 result
  4. ^ a b 2009 result
  5. ^ 2014 result
  6. ^ 2013 result
  7. ^ 2012 result
  8. ^ 2011 result
  9. ^ 2010 result
  10. ^ 2007 result
  11. ^ 2006 result
  12. ^ 2005 result
  13. ^ 2004 result
  14. ^ 2003 result
  15. ^ 2002 result
  16. ^ 2001 result
  17. ^ 2000 result
  18. ^ "1999 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  19. ^ "1998 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  20. ^ "1997 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  21. ^ "1996 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  22. ^ "1995 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  23. ^ "1994 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  24. ^ "1993 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  25. ^ "1992 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  26. ^ "1991 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  27. ^ "1990 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  28. ^ "1989 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  29. ^ "1988 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  30. ^ "1987 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  31. ^ "1986 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  32. ^ "1985 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  33. ^ "1984 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  34. ^ "1983 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013.