Sweet Embrace Stakes

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Vale Edgar Britt OAM Sweet Embrace Stakes
Group 2 race
Location Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia
Inaugurated 1979
Race type Thoroughbred - flat
Sponsor Edgar Britt (2017)
Race information
Distance 1,200 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight Set weights 55 12 kg
Purse A$200,000 (2017)
Bonuses Automatic entry to the Golden Slipper Stakes

The Sweet Embrace Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race for fillies aged two years old, over a distance of 1200 metres at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in late February or early March.

The winner of this race receives automatic entry to the Golden Slipper Stakes.[1]

History[edit]

The race is named in honour of Sweet Embrace, winner of the 1967 Golden Slipper Stakes.[2] Three fillies have captured the Sweet Embrace – Golden Slippers double – Dark Eclipse (1980), Ha Ha (2001) and Crystal Lily (2010)

Name[edit]

  • 1979–1998 - Sweet Embrace Stakes
  • 1999 Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon Stakes[3]
  • 2000 onwards - Sweet Embrace Stakes

Venue[edit]

Grade[edit]

  • 1979–1986 - Listed Race
  • 1987–2012 - Group 3
  • 2013 onwards - Group 2

Winners[edit]

  • 2017 - One More Honey[4]
  • 2016 - Scarlet Rain[5]
  • 2015 - Always Allison[6]
  • 2014 - Believe Yourself[7]
  • 2013 - Romantic Moon[8]
  • 2012 - Jade Marauder[9]
  • 2011 - Shared Reflections[10]
  • 2010 - Crystal Lily[11]
  • 2009 - Headway[12]
  • 2008 - Stripper[13]
  • 2007 - Chinchilla Rose[14]
  • 2006 - Universal Queen[15]
  • 2005 - Carry On Cutie[16]
  • 2004 - Burning Sands[17]
  • 2003 - Legally Bay[18]
  • 2002 - Victory Vein[19]
  • 2001 - Ha Ha[20]
  • 2000 - Dynamic Love[21]
  • 1999 - Countess Christie[22]
  • 1998 - Rubicall[23]
  • 1997 - All The Chat[24]
  • 1996 - Flapper[25]
  • 1995 - Millrich[26]
  • 1994 - Shadowy Outline[27]
  • 1993 - Rock Review[28]
  • 1992 - Skating[29]
  • 1991 - Shadea[30]
  • 1990 - Paklani[31]
  • 1989 - A Little Kiss[32]
  • 1988 - Scollata[33]
  • 1987 - Postage Due[34]
  • 1986 - Khaptivaan
  • 1985 - Speed Check
  • 1984 - Vain Display
  • 1983 - Purpose
  • 1982 - Jade Lace
  • 1981 - Black Shoes
  • 1980 - Dark Eclipse
  • 1979 - Ingenue

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Sweet Embrace Stakes". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rosehill results - 4 Golden Slipper Stakes 6f (1967 Official result and photos)". The Sun Herald, Sydney. Google News Archive (Digitize). 19 March 1967. p. 56 (column 1). Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Sweet Embrace Stakes". horseracing.com.au (Australia). Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "2017 Result – Vale Edgar Britt Sweet Embrace (held 25 February 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "2016 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 27 February 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "2015 Result – Les Johnson Sweet Embrace Stks (held 28 February 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "2014 Result – Les Johnson Sweet Embrace Stks (held 15 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "2013 Result – Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 16 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "2012 Result – Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 17 March 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "2011 Result – Hyland Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 12 March 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "2010 Result – Hyland Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 13 March 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009 Result – Hylands Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 14 March 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "2008 Result – Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 29 March 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "2007 Result – Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 10 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "2006 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 18 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "2005 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 26 February 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  17. ^ "2004 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 13 March 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  18. ^ "2003 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 22 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  19. ^ "2002 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 2 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  20. ^ "2001 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 17 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  21. ^ "2000 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 25 March 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  22. ^ "1999 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 6 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  23. ^ "1998 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 14 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "1997 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 1 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  25. ^ "1996 Result – Sweet Embrace Stakes (held 9 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  26. ^ "1995 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 18 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  27. ^ "1994 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 5 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  28. ^ "1993 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 13 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  29. ^ "1992 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 21 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  30. ^ "1991 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 2 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  31. ^ "1990 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 17 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  32. ^ "1989 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 25 February 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  33. ^ "1988 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 5 March 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  34. ^ "1987 Result – Sweet Embrace Stks (held 21 March 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015.