Coolmore Classic

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Coolmore Classic
registered as TAD Kennedy Stakes
Group 1 race
LocationRosehill Gardens Racecourse
Inaugurated1973
Race typeThoroughbred
SponsorCoolmore Stud (since 1996)
Race information
Distance1,500 metres
SurfaceTurf
QualificationThree years old and over
fillies and mares
WeightSet weights
Purse$600,000 (2021)
BonusesExempt 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] 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 Breeders 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 winner - Crimson Cloud 48 kg.[4]

Winners[edit]

  • 2021 - Krone[5]
  • 2020 - Con Te Partiro[6]
  • 2019 - Dixie Blossoms[7]
  • 2018 - Daysee Doom[8]
  • 2017 - Heavens Above[9]
  • 2016 - Peeping[10]
  • 2015 - Plucky Belle[11]
  • 2014 - Steps In Time[12]
  • 2013 - Appearance[13]
  • 2012 - Ofcourseican[14]
  • 2011 - Aloha[15]
  • 2010 - Alverta[16]
  • 2009 - Typhoon Tracy[17]
  • 2008 - Eskimo Queen[18]
  • 2007 - Tuesday Joy[19]
  • 2006 - Regal Cheer[20]
  • 2005 - Danni Martine[21]
  • 2004 - Shamekha[22]
  • 2003 - Bollinger[23]
  • 2002 - Sunline[24]
  • 2001 - Porto Roca[25]
  • 2000 - Sunline[26]
  • 1999 - Camino Rose[27]
  • 1998 - Shindig[28]
  • 1997 - Assertive Lass[29]
  • 1996 - Chlorophyll[30]
  • 1995 - Flitter[31]
  • 1994 - Kapchat[32]
  • 1993 - Skating[33]
  • 1992 - Acushla Marie[34]
  • 1991 - Quicksilver Cindy[35]
  • 1990 - Happy Sailing[36]
  • 1989 - Red Express[37]
  • 1988 - Strawberry Fair[38]
  • 1987 - Bounding Away[39]
  • 1986 - Satin Sand[40]
  • 1985 - Avon Angel[41]
  • 1984 - Emancipation[42]
  • 1983 - Hooplahannah[43]
  • 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. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  5. ^ "2021 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 13 March 2021)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  6. ^ "2020 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 14 March 2020)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  7. ^ "2019 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 16 March 2019)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  8. ^ "2018 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 17 March 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  9. ^ "2017 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 11 March 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  10. ^ "2016 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 12 March 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  11. ^ "2015 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 14 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  12. ^ "2014 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 22 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  13. ^ "2013 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 23 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  14. ^ "2012 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 24 March 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  15. ^ "2011 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 19 March 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  16. ^ "2010 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 20 March 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  17. ^ "2009 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 21 March 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  18. ^ "2008 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 19 April 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  19. ^ "2007 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 17 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  20. ^ "2006 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 25 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  21. ^ "2005 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 5 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  22. ^ "2004 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 20 March 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  23. ^ "2003 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 29 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  24. ^ "2002 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 9 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  25. ^ "2001 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 24 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  26. ^ "2000 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 1 April 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  27. ^ "1999 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 13 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  28. ^ "1998 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 21 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  29. ^ "1997 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 8 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  30. ^ "1996 Result – Coolmore Classic (held 16 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  31. ^ "1995 Result – Winfield Classic (held 25 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  32. ^ "1994 Result – Winfield Classic (held 12 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  33. ^ "1993 Result – Winfield Classic (held 20 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  34. ^ "1992 Result – Winfield Classic (held 28 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  35. ^ "1991 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 9 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  36. ^ "1990 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 24 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  37. ^ "1989 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 4 March 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  38. ^ "1988 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 12 March 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  39. ^ "1987 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 28 March 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  40. ^ "1986 Result – Orlando Wines Classic (held 8 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  41. ^ "1985 Result – Rosemount Wines Classic (held 16 March 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  42. ^ "1984 Result – Rosemount Wines Classic (held 31 March 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  43. ^ "1983 Result – Rosemount Wines Classic (held 12 March 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2015.