Emancipation Stakes

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Emancipation Stakes
Group 2 race
Location Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney
Inaugurated 1985
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Ascend Sales Trophies (2017)
Race information
Distance 1,500 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Fillies and mares three years old and older
Weight Set weights with penalties
Purse $200,000 (2017)
Bonuses Exempt from ballot in Queen of the Turf Stakes

The Emancipation Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race, for fillies and mares aged three years old and older, over a distance of 1500 metres at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney during the Autumn Carnival.[1] Total prize money for the race is A$200,000.

History[edit]

The race is named in honour of the former champion mare Emancipation.[1]

The inaugural running of the race was as the third race on Easter Monday AJC Autumn Carnival racecard in 1985 with Aspirations winning.[2]

The record time for the race was set by Fantasia in 2006 in a time of 1:34.52.[3]

Jockey Shane Dye has ridden the most winners with six.[3]

Grade[edit]

  • 1985–1994 – Listed race
  • 1995–1998 – Group 3
  • 1999 onwards – Group 2

Distance[edit]

  • 1985–2013 – 1600 metres
  • 2014 onwards – 1500 metres

Venue[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 2017 – Zanbagh[4]
  • 2016 – Zanbagh[5]
  • 2015 – Catkins[6]
  • 2014 – Catkins[7]
  • 2013 – Skyerush[8]
  • 2012 – Skyerush[9]
  • 2011 – Sworn to Secrecy[10]
  • 2010 – Sacred Choice[11]
  • 2009 – Amberino[12]
  • 2008 – Kosi Bay[13]
  • 2007 – Hot Danish[14]
  • 2006 – Fantasia[15]
  • 2005 – Perfect Promise[16]
  • 2004 – Hec of a Party[17]
  • 2003 – Faith Hill[18]
  • 2002 – Miss Zoe[19]
  • 2001 – Heather[20]
  • 2000 – Beat The Fade[21]
  • 1999 – Staging[22]
  • 1998 – Palia[23]
  • 1997 – Almazyoon[24]
  • 1996 – Star County[25]
  • 1995 – Vital Consent[26]
  • 1994 – Ausmart[27]
  • 1993 – Hysterical[28]
  • 1992 – Romanee Conti
  • 1991 – Ice Cream Sundae
  • 1990 – Top Dance
  • 1989 – Twining
  • 1988 – Balmoral
  • 1987 – Clavell's Girl
  • 1986 – Sea Pictures
  • 1985 – Aspirations[2]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Winners and Past Results for the Emancipation Stakes". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "TAB Doubles at glance (Randwick 1985 Results)". The Age, Melbourne. Google News(Digitize newspaper). 9 April 1985. p. 34 (column 1). Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "M.J. Bale Emancipation Stakes 1600m Group 2". Australian Turf Club. 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Emancipation Stakes (held 25 March 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "2016 Result – Emancipation Stakes (held 26 March 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "2015 Result – Ascend Sales Emancipation Stks (held 28 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "2014 Result – Ascend Sales Emancipation Stks (held 5 April 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "2013 Result – M.J. Bale Emancipation Stakes (held 27 April 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "2012 Result – Ascend Sales Emancipation Stks (held 28 April 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "2011 Result – Emirates Emancipation Stakes (held 23 April 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "2010 Result – Emirates Emancipation Stakes (held 24 April 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009 Result – Emancipation Stakes (held 25 April 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "2008 Result – Emancipation Stakes (held 3 May 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "2007 Result – Emancipation Stakes (held 14 April 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "2006 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 22 April 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  16. ^ "2005 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 30 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  17. ^ "2004 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 14 April 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  18. ^ "2003 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 3 May 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  19. ^ "2002 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 13 April 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  20. ^ "2001 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 28 April 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  21. ^ "2000 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 6 May 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  22. ^ "1999 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 17 April 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  23. ^ "1998 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 25 April 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  24. ^ "1997 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 12 April 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "1996 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 8 April 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  26. ^ "1995 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 22 April 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  27. ^ "1994 Result – Emancipation Stks (held 4 April 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  28. ^ "1993 Partial Result – Emancipation Stks (held 12 April 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015.