Robert A. Lee Stakes

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Robert A. Lee Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Morphettville Racecourse, Adelaide, Australia
Inaugurated 1979
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Robert and Fay Gerard (2016)
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Horses three years old and older
Weight Set weights with penalties
Purse $150,000 (2016)

The Robert A. Lee Stakes is a South Australian Jockey Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and over, with set weight with penalties, run over a distance of 1600 metres at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide, Australia during the SAJC Autumn Carnival.[1]

Race history[edit]

The inaugural running of the race in 1979 was held at Victoria Park Racecourse.[2] The race is named in honour of South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame inductee Robert A. Lee (2011).

Prior to 2006 the race was run on the Adelaide Cup race day when the race was held in May. When that race was moved to March the Robert A. Lee Stakes was moved to Goodwood Handicap race card.

Race grade[edit]

  • 1979–2005 - Listed Race
  • 2006 onwards - Group 3

Race name[edit]

  • 1979–1997 - Robert A. Lee Stakes
  • 1998 - Pope Packaging Stakes[3]
  • 1999 - Dr. Lewinn's Stakes[4]
  • 2000 - Stuart Crystal Handicap[5]
  • 2001 - Pope Packaging Trophy[6]
  • 2002–2005 - Pope Packaging Stakes[7]
  • 2006–2009 - Gerard Corporation Stakes[8]
  • 2010 - Alan Scott Stakes[9]
  • 2011 onwards - Robert A. Lee Stakes

The winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Tonopah [10]
  • 2015 - The Bowler [11]
  • 2014 - Rhythm To Spare [12]
  • 2013 - Linton [13]
  • 2012 - Linton [14]
  • 2011 - Budriguez [15]
  • 2010 - Majestic Music[9]
  • 2009 - Serious Speed[8]
  • 2008 - Autumn Jeuney [16]
  • 2007 - Brockman’s Lass [17]
  • 2006 - Life’s A Bounty [18]
  • 2005 - Sassbee[7]
  • 2004 - Fly For Me [19]
  • 2003 - Sylvaner [20]
  • 2002 - Sylvaner [21]
  • 2001 - Typhoon Barney[6]
  • 2000 - More Action[5]
  • 1999 - More Action[4]
  • 1998 - Ben's Rocket[3]
  • 1997 - Bacy's Brother[22]
  • 1996 - Jadeva Belle[23]
  • 1995 - Ruling Knight[24]
  • 1994 - Master Tambo[25]
  • 1993 - Leggings[26]
  • 1992 - Pay The Kings[27]
  • 1991 - Pacific
  • 1990 - Neja
  • 1989 - Blast The Glass
  • 1988 - Blast The Glass
  • 1987 - Regal For Me
  • 1986 - Knight Of Avon
  • 1985 - Mrs. Fitzherbet
  • 1984 - Royal Balladeer
  • 1983 - Writ 'N' Wonder
  • 1982 - Find The Gold
  • 1981 - Welkin Light
  • 1980 - Flanders Fields
  • 1979 - Lavadina

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Robert A Lee Stakes". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "R A Lee Stakes" (PDF). The Races SA. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "1998 Result – Pope Packaging Trophy (held 18 May 1998)". Racing NSW (Aus). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "1999 Result – Dr Lewinn's Stakes (held 17 May 1999)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "2000 Result – Stuart Crystal Handicap (held 13 May 2000)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "2001 Result – Pope Packaging Trophy (held 21 May 2001)". Racing Vic. (Aus). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "2005 Result – Pope Packaging Stakes (held 16 May 2005)". Racing Vic. (Aus). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "2009 Result – Gerard Corporation Stakes (held 9 May 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "2010 Result – Allan Scott Stakes (held 2 May 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "2016 Result – R & F Gerard R A Lee Stakes (held 21 May 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  11. ^ "2015 Result – R A Lee Stakes (held 16 May 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "2014 Result – Tapestry Shiraz R A Lee Stakes (held 10 May 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "2013 Result – R A Lee Stakes (held 11 May 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "2012 Result – R A Lee Stakes (held 12 May 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "2011 Result – Schweppes R A Lee Stakes (held 8 May 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "2008 Result – R A Lee Stakes (held 10 May 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  17. ^ "2007 Result – R A Lee Stakes (held 6 May 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "2006 Result – R A Lee Stks (held 7 May 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  19. ^ "2004 Result – Pope Packaging Stakes (held 17 May 2004)". Racing Vic. (Aus). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "2003 Result – Pope Packaging Stakes (held 19 May 2003)". Racing Vic. (Aus). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  21. ^ "2002 Result – Pope Packaging Stakes (held 20 May 2002)". Racing Vic. (Aus). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  22. ^ "1997 Result – Robert A Lee Stakes (held 19 May 1997 )". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  23. ^ "1996 Result – Robert A Lee Stakes (held 20 May 1996 )". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  24. ^ "1995 Result – Robert A Lee Stakes (held 15 May 1995 )". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  25. ^ "1994 Result – Robert A Lee Stakes (held 16 May 1994 )". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  26. ^ "1993 Partial Result – Robert A Lee Stakes (held 17 May 1993)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  27. ^ "1992 Result – RA Lee Stk (held 18 May 1992)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 6 May 2015.