Coolmore Classic

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Coolmore Classic
registered as TAD Kennedy Stakes
Group 1 race
Location Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Inaugurated 1973
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Coolmore Stud (since 1996)
Race information
Distance 1,500 metres
Surface Turf
Qualification Three years old and over
fillies and mares
Weight Set weights
Purse $600,000 (2017)
Bonuses Exempt from ballot Doncaster Mile and the Queen Of The Turf Stakes

The Coolmore Classic, registered as the TAD Kennedy Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares aged three years old and upwards under set weights conditions, run over a distance of 1500 metres at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney, Australia in March.[1] Total prize money for the race is A$600,000.

History[edit]

Name[edit]

The registered name of the race is Thomas Arthur David (TAD) Kennedy Stakes[2] is named after a former horse trainer and Sydney Turf Club committeeman Thomas Kennedy.[3]

The race name has changed many times since its inaugural running in 1973.[4]

The current race name is named after the sponsor of the race – Coolmore Stud.

  • 1973–1974 - Fillies & Mares Classic
  • 1975–1976 - NSW Thoroughbred Breeder's Stakes
  • 1977–1978 - Marlboro Classic
  • 1979–1985 - Rosemount Wines Classic
  • 1986–1988 - Orlando Classic
  • 1989–1991 - Orlando Wines Classic
  • 1992–1995 - Winfield Classic
  • 1996 onwards - Coolmore Classic

Grade[edit]

  • 1973–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979–1983 - Group 2
  • 1986 onwards - Group 1

Records[edit]

  • Fastest time at 1:27.21 - Shindig (1998)[4]
  • Most wins jockey - Jim Cassidy (4)
Satin Sand (1986), Kapchat (1994), Flitter (1995) and Shamekha (2004)[4]
  • Heaviest winners - Emancipation and Sunline at 60 kg.[4]
  • Lightest winners - Crimson Cloud 48 kg.[4]

Winners[edit]

  • 2017 - Heavens Above[5]
  • 2016 - Peeping[6]
  • 2015 - Plucky Belle[7]
  • 2014 - Steps In Time[8]
  • 2013 - Appearance[9]
  • 2012 - Ofcourseican[10]
  • 2011 - Aloha[11]
  • 2010 - Alverta[12]
  • 2009 - Typhoon Tracy[13]
  • 2008 - Eskimo Queen[14]
  • 2007 - Tuesday Joy[15]
  • 2006 - Regal Cheer[16]
  • 2005 - Danni Martine[17]
  • 2004 - Shamekha[18]
  • 2003 - Bollinger[19]
  • 2002 - Sunline[20]
  • 2001 - Porto Roca[21]
  • 2000 - Sunline[22]
  • 1999 - Camino Rose[23]
  • 1998 - Shindig[24]
  • 1997 - Assertive Lass[25]
  • 1996 - Chlorophyll[26]
  • 1995 - Flitter[27]
  • 1994 - Kapchat[28]
  • 1993 - Skating[29]
  • 1992 - Acushla Marie[30]
  • 1991 - Quicksilver Cindy[31]
  • 1990 - Happy Sailing[32]
  • 1989 - Red Express[33]
  • 1988 - Strawberry Fair[34]
  • 1987 - Bounding Away[35]
  • 1986 - Satin Sand[36]
  • 1985 - Avon Angel[37]
  • 1984 - Emancipation[38]
  • 1983 - Hooplahannah[39]
  • 1982 - Sheraco
  • 1981 - Cordon Rose
  • 1980 - Stage Hit
  • 1979 - Phar Talk
  • 1978 - Princess Talaria
  • 1977 - Somerset Pride
  • 1976 - Crimson Cloud
  • 1975 - Vicenza
  • 1974 - Favoured
  • 1973 - Miss Personality

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Coolmore Classic". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Pressnel, Max (4 March 2005). "How fillies and mares gained equality". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Pressnel, Max (8 August 2010). "Savvy TAD lived by the Kipling doctrine". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "The Coolmore Classic". Horseracing Offers (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "2017 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 11 March 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "2016 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 12 March 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "2015 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 14 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "2014 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 22 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "2013 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 23 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "2012 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 24 March 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "2011 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 19 March 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "2010 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 20 March 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "2009 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 21 March 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "2008 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 19 April 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "2007 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 17 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  16. ^ "2006 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 25 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  17. ^ "2005 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 5 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  18. ^ "2004 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 20 March 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  19. ^ "2003 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 29 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  20. ^ "2002 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 9 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  21. ^ "2001 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 24 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  22. ^ "2000 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 1 April 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  23. ^ "1999 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 13 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  24. ^ "1998 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 21 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "1997 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 8 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  26. ^ "1996 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 16 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  27. ^ "1995 Result – Winfield Classic (held 25 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  28. ^ "1994 Result – Winfield Classic (held 12 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  29. ^ "1993 Result – Winfield Classic (held 20 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  30. ^ "1992 Result – Winfield Classic (held 28 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  31. ^ "1991 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 9 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  32. ^ "1990 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 24 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  33. ^ "1989 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 4 March 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  34. ^ "1988 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 12 March 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  35. ^ "1987 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 28 March 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  36. ^ "1986 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 8 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  37. ^ "1985 Result – Rosemount Wines Classic (held 16 March 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  38. ^ "1984 Result – Rosemount Wines Classic (held 31 March 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  39. ^ "1983 Result – Rosemount Wines Classic (held 12 March 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.