List of Australian Group races

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This List of Australian Group races are recognized as a list Australia's classified Black type thoroughbred horse races.[1]

The Pattern Committee of the Australian Racing Board (ARB)[2] recommends which races shall be designated as Group and Listed races for the racing season. The current list is for the recently completed 2015–2016 Australian Racing season and the current 2016–17 which began on 1 August 2016.

Group 1,2 and 3 races[edit]

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Race Name
Group
Age
Sex
Weight
Distance
Racecourse
Date
A D Hollindale Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 Gold Coast 2016-05-07
A J Moir Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1000 Moonee Valley 2016-09-30
A J Scahill Stakes 3 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Ascot 2016-12-10
A.V. Kewney Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1600 Flemington 2017-03-11
Adelaide Cup 2 Open Open hcp 3200 Morphettville 2017-03-13
Adrian Knox Stakes 3 3YO Fillies qlty 2000 Randwick 2017-04-01
Ajax Stakes 2 3YO+ Open qlty 1500 Rosehill 2017-03-11
Alister Clark Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 2040 Moonee Valley 2017-03-17
All Aged Stakes 1 Open Open wfa 1400 Randwick 2017-04-15
Alexandra Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1600 Moonee Valley 2017-03-24
Angst Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1600 Randwick 2016-10-08
Angus Armanasco Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2017-02-25
Apollo Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Randwick 2017-02-13(3)
Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2 3YO Open sw 1200 Randwick 2017-04-08
Arrowfield Kembla Grange Classic 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1600 Kembla Grange 2017-03-10
Asian Beau Stakes 3 3YO+ Open hcp 1400 Ascot 2016-10-29
Aspiration Quality 3 3YO+ F&M qlty 1600 Randwick 2017-03-04
Aurie's Star Handicap 3 Open Open hcp 1200 Flemington 2016-08-06
Australia Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 Moonee Valley 2017-01-27
Australian Cup 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Flemington 2017-03-11
Australian Derby 1 3YO Open sw 2400 Randwick 2017-04-01
Australian Guineas 1 3YO Open sw 1600 Flemington 2017-03-04
Australian Oaks 1 3YO Fillies sw 2400 Randwick 2017-04-08
Autumn Stakes 2 3YO Open sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2017-02-11
B J McLachlan Plate 3 2YO Open sw 1200 Eagle Farm 2016-12-31
Belle of the Turf Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M qlty 1600 Gosford 2017-01-13
Belmont Sprint 3 Open Open wfa 1400 Belmont 2016-05-28
Bendigo Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2400 Bendigo 2016-10-26
Bill Ritchie Handicap 3 3YO+ Open hcp 1400 Randwick 2016-09-17
Bill Stutt Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 1600 Moonee Valley 2016-09-30
Birthday Card Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M qlty 1200 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Black Caviar Lightning 1 Open Open wfa 1000 Flemington 2017-02-18
Black Opal Stakes 3 2YO Open sw+p 1200 Thoroughbred Park 2017-03-05
Blamey Stakes 2 3YO+ Open sw+p 1600 Flemington 2017-03-18
Blazer Stakes 2 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1400 Flemington 2016-10-02
Bletchingly Stakes 3 Open Open wfa 1200 Caulfield 2016-07-30
Blue Diamond Prelude C&G 3 2YO C&G sw 1100 Caulfield 2017-02-11
Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies 2 2YO Fillies sw 1100 Caulfield 2017-02-11
Blue Diamond Preview Fillies 3 2YO Fillies sw+p 1000 Caulfield 2017-01-26
Blue Diamond Stakes 1 2YO Open sw 1200 Caulfield 2017-02-25
Blue Sapphire Stakes 3 3YO Open sw 1200 Caulfield 2016-10-12
Bobbie Lewis Quality 3 4YO+ Open qlty 1200 Flemington 2016-09-10
Bow Mistress Trophy 3 3YO+ F&M wfa 1200 Luxbet Park 2017-02-03
BRC Sprint 3 Open Open qlty 1350 Doomben 2016-05-21
Breeders Classic 2 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 Randwick 2017-02-04
Breeders' Stakes (SAJC) 3 2YO Open sw 1200 Morphettville 2016-04-16
Brisbane Cup 2 3YO+ Open qlty 2400 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11
BTC Cup 1 Open Open wfa 1200 Doomben 2016-05-14
C F Orr Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Caulfield 2017-02-11
C S Hayes Stakes 3 3YO C&G sw+p 1400 Flemington 2017-02-18
Cameron Handicap 3 Open Open hcp 1350 Newcastle 2016-09-16
Canonbury Stakes 3 2YO C&G sw+p 1100 Rosehill 2017-01-28
Canterbury Stakes 1 Open Open wfa 1300 Randwick 2017-03-04
Cape Grim Beef Steaks 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Carbine Club Stakes (ATC) 3 3YO Open sw+p 1600 Randwick 2017-04-01
Carbine Club Stakes (VRC) 3 3YO Open sw+p 1600 Flemington 2016-10-29
Caulfield Autumn Classic 2 3YO Open sw 1800 Caulfield 2017-02-25
Caulfield Cup 1 Open Open hcp 2400 Caulfield 2016-10-15
Caulfield Guineas 1 3YO Open sw 1600 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Caulfield Guineas Prelude 3 3YO C&G sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2016-09-24
Caulfield Sprint 2 Open Open hcp 1000 Caulfield 2016-10-15
Chairman's Handicap (ATC) 2 3YO+ Open qlty 2600 Randwick 2017-04-01
Chairman's Stakes (MRC) 3 2YO Open sw+p 1000 Caulfield 2017-02-04
Chairman's Stakes (SAJC) 3 3YO Open sw 2020 Morphettville 2016-04-30
Champagne Classic 2 2YO Open sw 1200 Doomben 2016-05-14
Challenge Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1000 Randwick 2017-03-04
Champagne Stakes (ATC) 1 2YO Open sw 1600 Randwick 2017-04-15
Chelmsford Stakes 2 Open Open wfa 1600 Randwick 2016-09-03
Chipping Norton Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1600 Randwick 2017-02-25
Colgate Optic White Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1600 Randwick 2016-09-17
Colonel Reeves Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1100 Ascot 2016-11-12
Concorde Stakes 3 3YO+ Open sw+p 1000 Randwick 2016-09-03
Coolmore Classic 1 3YO+ F&M qlty 1500 Rosehill 2017-03-11
Coolmore Stud Stakes 1 3YO Open sw 1200 Flemington 2016-10-29
Coongy Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2000 Caulfield 2016-10-15
Craven Plate 3 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Randwick 2016-10-01
Crown Oaks 1 3YO Fillies sw 2500 Flemington 2016-11-03
Crystal Mile 2 Open Open wfa 1600 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
Dane Ripper Stakes 2 Open F&M sw+p 1400 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11
Danehill Stakes 2 3YO Open sw+p 1200 Flemington 2016-09-10
Dark Jewel Classic 3 Open F&M qlty 1400 Scone 2016-05-14
Darley Classic 1 Open Open wfa 1200 Flemington 2016-11-05
Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2 Open Open wfa 1600 Moonee Valley 2016-09-03
Doncaster Mile 1 3YO+ Open hcp 1600 Randwick 2017-04-01
Doncaster Prelude 3 Open Open qlty 1500 Rosehill 2017-03-25
Doomben 10,000 1 Open Open wfa 1350 Doomben 2016-05-28
Doomben Cup 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Doomben 2016-05-21
D.C. McKay Stakes 3 Open Open qlty 1100 Morphettville 2016-05-07
Eagle Farm Cup 2 3YO+ Open wfa 2200 Eagle Farm 2016-06-04(1)
Easter Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2000 Caulfield 2017-04-15
Eclipse Stakes 3 Open Open qlty 1800 Ladbrokes Park 2016-11-12
Edward Manifold Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1600 Flemington 2016-10-02
Emancipation Stakes 2 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1500 Rosehill 2017-03-25
Ottawa Stakes 3 2YO Fillies sw 1000 Flemington 2016-11-01
Cantala Stakes 1 Open Open qlty 1600 Flemington 2016-10-29
Epona Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1900 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Epsom Handicap 1 Open Open hcp 1600 Randwick 2016-10-01
Eskimo Prince Stakes 3 3YO Open sw+p 1200 Randwick 2017-02-04
Ethereal Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 2000 Caulfield 2016-10-15
Expressway Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 Rosehill 2017-01-28
Festival Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1500 Rosehill 2016-12-03
Flight Stakes 1 3YO Fillies sw 1600 Randwick 2016-10-01
Frances Tressady Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1400 Flemington 2017-03-04
Frank Packer Plate 3 3YO Open sw 2000 Randwick 2017-04-15
Fred Best Classic 3 3YO Open sw 1350 Doomben 2016-05-21
Furious Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1200 Randwick 2016-09-03
Futurity Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Caulfield 2017-02-25
Sensis Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1100 Flemington 2016-10-29
Geelong Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2400 Geelong 2016-10-19
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2017-02-11
George Moore Stakes 3 Open Open qlty 1200 Eagle Farm 2016-12-03
George Ryder Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1500 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Gilgai Stakes 2 3YO+ Open sw+p 1200 Flemington 2016-10-02
Gimcrack Stakes 3 2YO Fillies sw+p 1100 Ascot 2017-03-18
Glenlogan Park Stakes 3 Open F&M sw+p 1350 Doomben 2016-05-28
Gloaming Stakes 3 3YO Open sw 1800 Rosehill 2016-09-24
Godolphin Crown 3 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1300 Hawkesbury 2016-04-30
Gold Coast Guineas 3 3YO Open sw 1200 Gold Coast 2016-05-07
Golden Pendant 3 3YO+ F&M qlty 1400 Rosehill 2016-09-24
Golden Rose Stakes 1 3YO Open sw 1400 Rosehill 2016-09-10
Golden Slipper Stakes 1 2YO Open sw 1200 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Grand Prix Stakes 3 3YO Open sw+p 2200 Doomben 2016-05-28
Crown Resorts Plate 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1100 Flemington 2016-11-03
Gunsynd Classic 3 3YO Open sw 1630 Doomben 2016-04-30
L'Oreal Paris Stakes 3 Open Open hcp 1400 Flemington 2016-11-03
Guy Walter Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1400 Randwick 2017-02-25
Hall Mark Stakes 3 3YO+ Open sw+p 1200 Randwick 2017-04-15
Hawkesbury Gold Cup 3 Open Open hcp 1600 Hawkesbury 2016-04-30
Hawkesbury Guineas 3 3YO Open sw+p 1400 Hawkesbury 2016-04-30
HDF McNeil Stakes 3 3YO Open sw+p 1100 Caulfield 2016-08-27
Herbert Power Stakes 2 Open Open qlty 2400 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Hill Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Randwick 2016-09-17
Hobart Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2400 Luxbet Park 2017-02-05
Hobartville Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 1400 Rosehill 2017-02-18
Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1400 Flemington 2016-11-01
Hyperion Stakes 3 Open Open wfa 1600 Belmont 2016-06-11
Inglis Sires' 1 2YO Open sw 1400 Randwick 2017-04-01
James H B Carr Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1400 Randwick 2017-04-15
Japan Racing Association Plate 3 3YO+ Open qlty 2000 Randwick 2017-04-15
JRA Cup (BRC) 3 Open Open qlty 2000 Doomben 2016-05-14
JRA Cup (MVRC) 3 Open Open qlty 2040 Moonee Valley 2016-09-30
Karrakatta Plate 2 2YO Open sw 1200 Ascot 2017-04-01
Kevin Hayes Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2017-02-11
Ken Russell Memorial Classic 3 2YO Open sw 1200 Gold Coast 2016-05-07
Kevin Heffernan Stakes 3 Open Open wfa 1300 Ladbrokes Park 2016-11-12
Widden 150th Anniversary Stakes 3 2YO Open sw 1100 Randwick 2017-04-01
Kingston Town Classic 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 Ascot 2016-12-03
Kingston Town Stakes 3 3YO+ Open hcp 2000 Rosehill 2016-09-10
La Trice Classic 3 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1800 Ascot 2016-12-31
Ladbrokes Classic 3 3YO Open sw 2000 Caulfield 2016-10-15
Ladbrokes Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Ladies Day Vase 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1600 Caulfield 2016-10-12
Legacy Stakes 1 3YO+ F&M wfa 1600 Randwick 2017-04-08
Ladbrokes Odds Boost Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2016-09-17
Launceston Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2400 Mowbray 2017-02-22
Let's Elope Stakes 2 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1400 Flemington 2016-09-10
Lexus Stakes 3 Open Open qlty 2500 Flemington 2016-10-29
Light Fingers Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1200 Randwick 2017-02-13(3)
Liverpool City Cup 3 Open Open qlty 1300 Randwick 2017-02-25
Emirates Stakes 1 Open Open wfa 2000 Flemington 2016-11-05
Lord Mayor's Cup 3 3YO+ Open wfa 1615 Doomben 2016-05-28
Lord Reims Stakes 3 Open Open sw+p 2600 Morphettville 2017-03-04
LUCRF Super Vase 2 3YO Open sw 2040 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
Magic Night Stakes 3 2YO Fillies sw 1200 Rosehill 2017-03-11
Makybe Diva Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1600 Flemington 2016-09-10
Manfred Stakes 3 3YO Open sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2017-02-04
Manikato Stakes 1 Open Open wfa 1200 Moonee Valley 2016-10-21
Maribyrnong Plate 3 2YO Open sw 1000 Flemington 2016-11-05
Matriarch Stakes 2 4YO+ Mares sw+p 2000 Flemington 2016-11-05
Maurice McCarten Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1100 Rosehill 2017-03-11
McEwen Stakes 2 Open Open wfa 1000 Moonee Valley 2016-09-03
Melbourne Cup 1 Open Open hcp 3200 Flemington 2016-11-01
Memsie Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Caulfield 2016-08-27
Merlin Garage Door Openers Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares hcp 1600 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
Millie Fox Stakes 2 Open F&M sw+p 1300 Rosehill 2017-02-18
Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap 3 3YO Open qlty 1400 Randwick 2016-09-03
Missile Stakes 2 Open Open wfa 1200 Randwick 2016-08-06
Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2 3YO+ Open sw+p 2500 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2 3YO Fillies sw 1600 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
Moonga Stakes 3 4YO+ Open sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2016-10-15
MRC Foundation Cup 3 Open Open qlty 2000 Caulfield 2016-09-17
Myer Classic 1 3YO+ F&M wfa 1600 Flemington 2016-10-29
N E Manion Cup 3 3YO+ Open qlty 2400 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Mannerism Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2017-02-25
National Stakes (SAJC) 3 2YO Open sw+p 1200 Morphettville 2016-05-21
Neville Sellwood Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 2000 Rosehill 2017-03-25
Newcastle Gold Cup 3 Open Open hcp 2200 Newcastle 2016-09-16
Newcastle Newmarket Handicap 3 Open Open qlty 1400 Newcastle 2017-03-17
Newmarket Handicap 1 Open Open hcp 1200 Flemington 2017-03-11
NJC 3YO Spring Stakes 3 3YO Open sw 1600 Randwick 2017-02-13(2)(3)
Northerly Stakes 3 3YO+ Open hcp 1400 Ascot 2016-10-15
Oakleigh Plate 1 Open Open hcp 1100 Caulfield 2017-02-25
P B Lawrence Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Caulfield 2016-08-13
P J Bell Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1200 Randwick 2017-04-01
Pago Pago Stakes 3 2YO C&G sw 1200 Rosehill 2017-03-11
Percy Sykes Stakes 3 2YO Fillies sw+p 1200 Randwick 2017-04-08
Perth Cup 2 3YO+ Open qlty 2400 Ascot 2016-12-31
Peter Young Stakes 2 Open Open wfa 1800 Caulfield 2017-02-25
Phar Lap Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 1500 Rosehill 2017-03-11
Premiere Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 Randwick 2016-10-01
Premier's Cup 3 3YO+ Open qlty 2200 Doomben 2016-05-28
Prince Of Wales Stakes 3 3YO+ Open wfa 1000 Ascot 2016-10-29
Proud Miss Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1200 Morphettville 2016-05-21
QTC Cup 2 Open Open qlty 1300 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11(1)
Queen Elizabeth Stakes (ATC) 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Randwick 2017-04-08
Queen of the South Stakes 2 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1600 Morphettville 2016-05-07
Queen Elizabeth Stakes (VRC) 3 Open Open qlty 2600 Flemington 2016-11-05
Queen's Cup 3 Open Open qlty 2400 Rosehill 2016-09-24
Queensland Derby 1 3YO Open sw 2400 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11
Queensland Guineas 2 3YO Open sw 1600 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11
Queensland Oaks 1 3YO Fillies sw 2400 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11(1)
R J Peters Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1500 Ascot 2016-11-12
Railway Stakes 1 3YO+ Open qlty 1600 Ascot 2016-11-19
Randwick Guineas 1 3YO Open sw 1600 Randwick 2017-03-04
Ranvet Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Reisling Stakes 2 2YO Fillies sw 1200 Randwick 2017-03-04
Robert A. Lee Stakes 3 Open Open sw+p 1600 Morphettville 2016-05-21
Roma Cup 3 Open Open wfa 1200 Belmont 2016-05-14
Roman Consul Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 1200 Randwick 2016-10-01
Rosehill Guineas 1 3YO Open sw 2000 Rosehill 2017-03-18
Rough Habit Plate 3 3YO Open sw 2000 Doomben 2016-05-14
Rubiton Stakes 2 Open Open sw+p 1100 Caulfield 2017-02-11
R. N. Irwin Stakes 3 Open Open wfa 1100 Morphettville 2017-04-22
SA Fillies Classic 3 3YO Fillies sw 2500 Morphettville 2016-05-21
San Domenico Stakes 3 3YO Open sw 1100 Rosehill 2016-08-13
Sandown Guineas 2 3YO Open sw 1600 Ladbrokes Park 2016-11-12
Sapphire Stakes 2 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1200 Randwick 2017-04-08
Scarborough Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw 1200 Moonee Valley 2016-09-23
Schillaci Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1100 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Schweppervescence Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1800 Morphettville 2017-04-22
Schweppervescence Trophy 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1600 Flemington 2017-03-11
Schweppes Oaks 1 3YO Fillies sw 2000 Morphettville 2016-05-07
TAB Rewards Stakes 3 Open Open hcp 1400 Flemington 2017-03-04
Shannon Stakes 2 3YO+ Open qlty 1500 Rosehill 2016-09-24
Sheraco Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M sw+p 1200 Rosehill 2016-09-10
Show County Quality Handicap 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1200 Randwick 2016-08-20
Silver Shadow Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1200 Randwick 2016-08-20
Silver Slipper Stakes 2 2YO Open sw 1100 Rosehill 2017-02-18
Sir John Monash Stakes 3 Open Open wfa 1100 Caulfield 2016-07-16
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 1 Open Open hcp 1400 Caulfield 2016-09-24
Sires' Produce Stakes (BRC) 2 2YO Open sw 1350 Doomben 2016-05-28
Sires' Produce Stakes (SAJC) 3 2YO Open sw 1400 Morphettville 2016-04-30
Sires' Produce Stakes (VRC) 2 2YO Open sw 1400 Flemington 2017-03-11
Sires' Produce Stakes (WA) 3 2YO Open sw 1400 Ascot 2017-04-14
Skyline Stakes 2 2YO C&G sw 1200 Randwick 2017-02-25
Sky High Stakes 3 3YO+ Open sw+p 2000 Rosehill 2017-03-11
South Australian Derby 1 3YO Open sw 2500 Morphettville 2016-05-14
Southern Cross Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1200 Randwick 2017-02-13(3)
Spring Champion Stakes 1 3YO Open sw 2000 Randwick 2016-10-08
Spring Stakes (SAJC) 3 Open Open wfa 1200 Morphettville 2016-08-06
Stan Fox Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 1400 Rosehill 2016-09-24
Standish Handicap 3 Open Open hcp 1200 Flemington 2017-01-01
Star Kingdom Stakes 3 3YO+ Open qlty 1200 Rosehill 2017-03-25
Stradbroke Handicap 1 Open Open hcp 1400 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11
Strickland Stakes 3 Open Open wfa 2000 Belmont 2016-06-25
Summer Cup 3 3YO+ Open qlty 2000 Randwick 2016-12-26
Summoned Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1500 Ladbrokes Park 2016-11-12
Sunline Stakes 2 3YO+ F&M wfa 1600 Moonee Valley 2017-03-24
Sunshine Coast Guineas 3 3YO Open sw 1600 Corbould Park 2016-07-02
Surround Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1400 Randwick 2017-02-25
Sweet Embrace Stakes 2 2YO Fillies sw 1200 Randwick 2017-02-25
Sydney Cup 1 Open Open hcp 3200 Randwick 2017-04-22(4)
T J Smith Stakes 1 Open Open wfa 1200 Randwick 2017-04-01
T.S. Carlyon Cup 3 4YO+ Open sw+p 1600 Caulfield 2017-02-11
tab.com.au Stakes 2 3YO+ Open hcp 1200 Flemington 2016-10-29
W J Healy Stakes 3 Open Open qlty 1200 Eagle Farm 2016-06-25
Tattersall's Club Tiara 1 Open F&M wfa 1400 Eagle Farm 2016-06-25
Tattersall's Cup Handicap 3 3YO+ Open qlty 2200 Eagle Farm 2016-06-25
Tea Rose Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw 1400 Randwick 2016-09-17
Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 2100 Ascot 2016-12-17
Telstra Phonewords Stakes 3 3YO Open sw+p 1200 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
The Bart Cummings 3 Open Open qlty 2500 Flemington 2016-10-02
Tibbie Stakes 3 Open F&M sw+p 1350 Newcastle 2016-09-16
The BMW 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2400 Rosehill 2017-03-25
The Galaxy 1 3YO+ Open hcp 1100 Rosehill 2017-03-18
The Goodwood 1 Open Open sw+p 1200 Morphettville 2016-05-21
The J. J. Atkins 1 2YO Open sw 1600 Eagle Farm 2016-06-11
The Metropolitan 1 Open Open hcp 2400 Randwick 2016-10-01
The Nivison 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 Randwick 2016-10-15
The Resimax Stakes 3 Open Open sw+p 1100 Caulfield 2016-08-27
The Roses 3 3YO Fillies sw 2000 Doomben 2016-05-21
The Run to the Rose 2 3YO Open sw+p 1300 Rosehill 2016-08-27
The Schweppervescence 3 2YO Open qlty 1400 Rosehill 2017-03-25
The Shorts 2 3YO+ Open sw+p 1100 Randwick 2016-09-17
The Thousand Guineas 1 3YO Fillies sw 1600 Caulfield 2016-10-08
The Vanity 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1400 Flemington 2017-02-18
Theo Marks Stakes 2 3YO+ Open qlty 1300 Rosehill 2016-09-10
Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 3 2YO Fillies sw+p 1200 Flemington 2017-03-18
Thoroughbred Club Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Thousand Guineas Prelude 2 3YO Fillies sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2016-09-24
Todman Stakes 2 2YO C&G sw 1200 Randwick 2017-03-04
Toorak Handicap 1 Open Open hcp 1600 Caulfield 2016-10-08
Toy Show Quality Handicap 3 3YO+ F&M qlty 1300 Randwick 2016-08-20
Tramway Stakes 2 3YO+ Open sw+p 1400 Randwick 2016-09-03
Triscay Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares qlty 1200 Randwick 2017-02-13(3)
Tristarc Stakes 2 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1400 Caulfield 2016-10-15
Tulloch Stakes 2 3YO C&G sw 2000 Rosehill 2017-03-25
Turnbull Stakes 1 4YO+ Open sw+p 2000 Flemington 2016-10-02
Typhoon Tracy Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1200 Moonee Valley 2017-02-24
Ubet Classic 1 Open F&M wfa 1200 Morphettville 2016-05-07
Ubet Stakes 2 3YO Open sw 1200 Morphettville 2016-05-07
Underwood Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 Caulfield 2016-09-24
Up and Coming Stakes 3 3YO C&G qlty 1300 Randwick 2016-08-20
Vain Stakes 3 3YO C&G sw+p 1100 Caulfield 2016-08-13
Vamos Stakes 3 3YO+ F&M wfa 1400 Mowbray 2017-02-19
Victoria Derby 1 3YO Open sw 2500 Flemington 2016-10-29
Victoria Handicap 3 Open Open hcp 1400 Caulfield 2017-04-15
Victory Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 Doomben 2016-04-30
Villiers Stakes 2 3YO+ Open qlty 1600 Randwick 2016-12-17
Vinery Stud Stakes 1 3YO Fillies sw 2000 Rosehill 2017-03-25
Vo Rogue Plate 3 3YO Open sw 1300 Eagle Farm 2016-12-31
W H Stocks Stakes 2 4YO+ Mares wfa 1600 Moonee Valley 2016-09-30
W.S. Cox Plate 1 3YO+ Open wfa 2040 Moonee Valley 2016-10-22
WA Champion Fillies Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw 1600 Ascot 2016-11-12
WA Guineas 2 3YO Open sw 1600 Ascot 2016-11-19
WA Oaks 3 3YO Fillies sw 2400 Ascot 2017-04-01
Wakeful Stakes 2 3YO Fillies sw+p 2000 Flemington 2016-10-29
Warwick Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Randwick 2016-08-20
WATC Derby 2 3YO Open sw 2400 Ascot 2017-04-08
Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes 2 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 Ascot 2016-11-05
Wenona Girl Quality 3 4YO+ Mares qlty 1200 Randwick 2017-03-04
Widden Stakes 3 2YO Fillies sw+p 1100 Rosehill 2017-01-28
William Reid Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 Moonee Valley 2017-03-24
Winslow Group Stakes 3 3YO Fillies sw+p 1100 Caulfield 2016-08-13
Winterbottom Stakes 1 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 Ascot 2016-11-26
W W Cockram Stakes 3 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2016-08-27
Yarramalong Racing Club Stakes 3 Open Open qlty 1500 Ladbrokes Park 2016-11-12
Zeditave Stakes 3 3YO C&G sw+p 1200 Caulfield 2017-02-25
Zipping Classic 2 Open Open wfa 2400 Ladbrokes Park 2016-11-12

Notes:

  • ^(1) Race meeting scheduled for 4 June 2016 was abandoned due to Eagle Farm's course deemed unsafe for racing after prolonged rain. The Eagle Farm Cup was abandoned,[3] while the Queensland Oaks and QTC Cup were reschedule for Stradbroke Saturday, a week later.[3]
  • ^(2) Due to the reconstruction of the Broadmeadow Racecourse in 2016 the event was rescheduled for 11 February 2017 and held at Randwick Racecourse.[4]
  • ^(3) The meeting was rescheduled from Saturday, 11 February 2017 to Monday, 13 February 2017 due to heatwave conditions.[5]
  • ^(4) The race was originally scheduled as Race 8 on 8 April 2017 but was abandoned soon after the start after Almoonquith broke down.[6] The event was rescheduled for 22 April 2017.[7]

Key[edit]

  • Date - Dates shown are for the 2015–16 and 2016–17 (in progress) seasons
  • hcp - handicap
  • qlty - quality handicap
  • sw - set weights
  • sw+p - set weights with penalties
  • wfa - Weight for Age

Listed races[edit]

In addition to the above Group 1, 2 and 3 races there are approximately 280 grade 4 races which are known as Listed races. All of these races were collectively known as Principal Races until about 1979.

Racecourse distribution[edit]

The following table displays the distribution of Group Races by racecourses.

Race Track
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Randwick Racecourse 18 24 26
Flemington Racecourse 14 11 19
Caulfield Racecourse 12 12 29
Rosehill Racecourse 9 12 20
Eagle Farm Racecourse 5 5 5
Moonee Valley Racecourse 4 11 6
Morphettville Racecourse 4 3 12
Ascot Racecourse 3 6 12
Doomben Racecourse 3 3 10
Ladbrokes Park (Sandown) 2 4
Gold Coast Racecourse 1 2
Belmont Park Racecourse 4
Newcastle Broadmeadows Racecourse 4
Hawkesbury Racecourse 3
Mowbray Racecourse 2
Luxbet Park (Elwick) 2
Bendigo Racecourse 1
Corbould Park 1
Geelong Racecourse 1
Gosford Racecourse 1
Kembla Grange Racecourse 1
Scone Racecourse 1
Thoroughbred Park (Canberra) 1

Legend:
  New South Wales   Victoria   Queensland   South Australia
  Western Australia   Tasmania   Australian Capital Territory

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Racing Australia (2016). "Australian Group Races". Racing Australia. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Australian Pattern Committee" (PDF). Australian Racing Board. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Oaks meeting called off". Australian Associated Press. Nine's Wide World of Sports. 4 June 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "NJC Spring Stakes To Be Held At Royal Randwick". Racing NSW. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Root, Chris (10 February 2017). "Apollo Stakes meeting postponed until Monday". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 
  6. ^ Ray Thomas; Brad Davidson (8 April 2017). "Sydney Cup abandoned mid-race after chaos on first lap". News Corp Australia Network. news.com.au. Retrieved 8 April 2017. 
  7. ^ Ryan, Tim (10 April 2017). "Kiwis connections keen as Sydney Cup re-run confirmed for April 22". stuff.com.nz (New Zealand). Fairfax Media. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 

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