The BMW

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The BMW
registered as HE Tancred Stakes
Group 1 race
Location Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Inaugurated 1963 (as HE Tancred Cup)
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor BMW (since 2002)
Race information
Distance 2,400 metres
Surface Turf
Qualification Three year olds and older
Weight Weight for Age
Purse $1,500,000 (2015)

The BMW, registered as the H E Tancred Stakes is a Australian Turf Club Group 1 Weight for Age Thoroughbred horse race for three year olds and older, run over 2,400 meters at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in March or April. The prize money in 2014 was A$1,500,000.[1]

Race history[edit]

The race is named after Henry Eugene Tancred (1897–1961), a former Chairman of the Sydney Turf Club.
The race is held on the same race card as the Golden Slipper Stakes.

Race name[edit]

This race has had several names in its existence:[2]

  • 1963–1976 - H E Tancred Cup
  • 1977–1980 - H E Tancred Stakes
  • 1981–1989 - Tancred Stakes
  • 1990 - The BMW International Stakes
  • 1991–1995 - The BMW Stakes
  • 1996–2001 - Mercedes Classic
  • 2002 onwards - The BMW

Race distance[edit]

  • 1963 - 1 12 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 1964 - 1 14 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1965–1972 - 1 12 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 1973 onwards - 2400 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1963–1979 - Principal race
  • 1980 onwards - Group 1 race

The winners[edit]

See also[edit]

External sites[edit]

First three placegetters The BMW (ATC)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Ranvet Stakes". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "STC The BMW". Bloodlines.net. 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "2015 Result – The Bmw (held 28 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 Result – The Bmw (held 5 April 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "2013 Result – The Bmw (held 6 April 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "2012 Result – The BMW (held 7 April 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "2011 Result – The B M W (held 2 April 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "2010 Result – The B M W (held 3 April 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "2009 Result – The B M W (held 4 April 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "2008 Result – The B M W (held 19 April 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "2007 Result – The B M W (held 31 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "2006 Result – The B M W (held 8 April 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "2005 Result – The B M W (held 19 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "2004 Result – The B M W (held 3 April 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "2003 Result – The B M W (held 12 April 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  16. ^ "2002 Result – The B M W (held 23 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  17. ^ "2001 Result – Mercedes Classic (held 7 April 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  18. ^ "2000 Result – Mercedes Classic (held 15 April 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  19. ^ "1999 Result – Mercedes Classic (held 27 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  20. ^ "1998 Result – Mercedes Classic (held 4 April 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  21. ^ "1997 Result – Mercedes Classic (held 22 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  22. ^ "1996 Result – Mercedes Classic (held 30 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  23. ^ "1995 Result – The B M W (held 8 April 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  24. ^ "1994 Result – The B M W (held 26 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "1993 Result – The B M W (held 3 April 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  26. ^ "1992 Result – The BMW (held 11 April 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  27. ^ "1991 Result – The B M W (held 23 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  28. ^ "1990 Result – The B M W (held 7 April 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  29. ^ "1989 Result – Tancred Stks (held 18 March 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  30. ^ "1988 Result – Tancred Stks (held 26 March 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  31. ^ "1987 Result – Tancred Stks (held 11 April 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  32. ^ "1986 Result – Tancred Stks (held 22 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  33. ^ "1985 Result – Tancred Stks (held 30 March 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  34. ^ "1984 Result – Tancred Stks (held 14 April 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  35. ^ "1983 Result – Tancred Stks (held 26 March 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015.