Canterbury Stakes

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Canterbury Stakes
Group 1 race
Amounis 1930 VATC Futurity Stakes Jockey Harold Jones Trainer Frank McGrath.jpg
Amounis – 1929 winner
Location Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia
Inaugurated 1929
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor BMW (2017)
Race information
Distance 1,300 metres
Surface Turf
Qualification Three year old and over
Weight Weight for age
Purse $500,000 (2017)
Bonuses Automatic qualification – George Ryder Stakes and Doncaster Mile

The Canterbury Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and upwards at weight for age, over a distance of 1300 metres, held annually at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in March.[1]

History[edit]

Lough Neagh – 1934 winner

The race was always run at Canterbury Park Racecourse but after the Australian Jockey Club and the Sydney Turf Club merged the new club implemented major program changes and moved to Rosehill.[2] Since 2014 the event has been held at Randwick Racecourse.

Distance[edit]

  • 1929–1972 - 6 furlongs (~1200 metres)
  • 1973–2003 - 1200 metres
  • 2004–2007 - 1300 metres
  • 2008 - 1550 metres
  • 2008 onwards - 1300 metres

Grade[edit]

  • 1929–1978 - Principal race
  • 1979–2012 - Group 2 race
  • 2013 onwards - Group 1

Venue[edit]

1932 Racebook[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 2017 - Le Romain[3]
  • 2016 - Holler[4]
  • 2015 - Cosmic Endeavour[5]
  • 2014 - Appearance[6]
  • 2013 - Pierro[7]
  • 2012 - More Joyous[8]
  • 2011 - More Joyous[9]
  • 2010 - Hot Danish[10]
  • 2009 - All Silent[11]
  • 2008 - Mentality[12]
  • 2007 - Malcolm[13]
  • 2006 - Paratroopers[14]
  • 2005 - Dance Hero[15]
  • 2004 - Yell[16]
  • 2003 - Defier[17]
  • 2002 - Empire[18]
  • 2001 - Shogun Lodge[19]
  • 2000 - Easy Rocking[20]
  • 1999 - Kidman’s Cove[21]
  • 1998 - Quick Flick[22]
  • 1997 - All Our Mob[23]
  • 1996 - Sprint By[24]
  • 1995 - Miss Kariba[25]
  • 1994 - Al Akbar[26]
  • 1993 - Big Dreams[27]
  • 1992 - Alishan[28]
  • 1991 - Show County[29]
  • 1990 - Straussbrook[30]
  • 1989 - At Sea[31]
  • 1988 - At Sea[32]
  • 1987 - Placid Ark[33]
  • 1986 - Avon Angel[34]
  • 1985 - Chimes Square[35]
  • 1984 - Sir Dapper[36]
  • 1983 - Emancipation[37]
  • 1982 - Manikato
  • 1981 - Turf Ruler
  • 1980 - Stage Hit
  • 1979 - Bernard
  • 1978 - †race not held
  • 1977 - Romantic Dream
  • 1976 - Hartshill
  • 1975 - Leica Show
  • 1974 - Favoured
  • 1973 - I’m Scarlet
  • 1972 - Playbill
  • 1971 - Baguette
  • 1970 - Broker’s Tip
  • 1969 - Fair Law
  • 1968 - Cabochon
  • 1967 - Prince Max
  • 1966 - Academy Star
  • 1965 - Aureo
  • 1964 - Eskimo Prince
  • 1963 - Kevejon
  • 1962 - Sky High
  • 1961 - Sky High
  • 1960 - Wanton Lass
  • 1959 - Up and Coming
  • 1958 - ‡race not held
  • 1957 - Prince Jambo
  • 1956 - Starover
  • 1955 - Star Realm
  • 1954 - Iroquois
  • 1953 - Regoli
  • 1952 - Joy Lad
  • 1951 - San Domenico
  • 1950 - San Domenico
  • 1949 - Bernbrook
  • 1948 - Gay Monarch
  • 1947 - Shannon
  • 1946 - Good Idea
  • 1945 - Sleepy Fox
  • 1944 - Tea Rose
  • 1943 - Katanga
  • 1942 - Yaralla
  • 1941 - Reading
  • 1940 - Beaulivre
  • 1939 - Beau Vite
  • 1938 - Gold Rod
  • 1937 - The Marne
  • 1936 - Arachne
  • 1935 - Bulldozer
  • 1934 - Lough Neagh
  • 1933 - Chatham
  • 1932 - Holdfast
  • 1931 - Holdfast
  • 1930 - Holdfast
  • 1929 - Amounis

† Change in scheduling of race from spring to autumn[38]
‡ Meeting abandoned[38]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Canterbury Stakes". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Sponsor announced for Royal Randwick Guineas". Australian Jockey Club. Thoroughbred News (Australia). 7 March 2006. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "2017 Result – Canterbury BMW Stakes (held 4 March 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 5 March 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "2015 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 7 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "2014 Result – Guinness Canterbury Stakes (held 15 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "2013 Result – Cellarbrations Canterbury Stks (held 23 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "2012 Result – Myer Canterbury Stakes (held 24 March 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "2011 Result – Myer Canterbury Stakes (held 19 March 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "2010 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 20 March 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "2009 Result – Myer Canterbury Stakes (held 21 March 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "2008 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 5 April 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "2007 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 17 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "2006 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 25 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "2005 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 5 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "2004 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 20 March 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  17. ^ "2003 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 22 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  18. ^ "2002 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 2 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  19. ^ "2001 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 17 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  20. ^ "2000 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 25 March 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  21. ^ "1999 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 6 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  22. ^ "1998 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 14 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  23. ^ "1997 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 1 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "1996 Result – Canterbury Stakes (held 9 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  25. ^ "1995 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 18 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  26. ^ "1994 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 5 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  27. ^ "1993 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 13 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  28. ^ "1992 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 21 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  29. ^ "1991 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 2 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  30. ^ "1990 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 17 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  31. ^ "1989 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 25 February 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  32. ^ "1988 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 5 March 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  33. ^ "1987 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 21 March 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  34. ^ "1986 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 1 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  35. ^ "1985 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 9 March 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  36. ^ "1984 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 28 March 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  37. ^ "1983 Result – Canterbury Stks (held 5 March 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  38. ^ a b "Cellarbrations Canterbury Stakes 1300m Group 1 (Canterbury Stakes)". Australian Turf Club. 23 March 2013. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013.