Past Winners

Doncaster Mile - the Mile Championship

The Doncaster Mile is one of Australia’s most famous races, first run in 1866. It is considered the mile championship of Australian racing. The Doncaster has been won by many of the best gallopers ever to race in Australia. Past winners include Tobin Bronze (1967), Super Impose (1990-1991), Sunline (1999 & 2002) and, more recently, the mighty mare Winx (2016).

Race Record: 1-33.70 BELMURA LAD (NZ) 1979


2017 Winner: It's Somewhat (USA)
2nd Happy Clapper
3rd Sense of Occasion
Time/Track 1:39.17 (Heavy 8)

2016 Winner: Winx
2nd Happy Clapper
3rd Azkadellia (NZ)
Time/Track 1:35.27 (Soft 6)

2015 Winner: Kermadec (NZ)
2nd Real Impact (JPN)
3rd Royal Descent
Time/Track 1:37.61 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: Sacred Falls (NZ)
2nd Royal Descent
3rd Weary (FR)
Time/Track 01:39.59 (Heavy)
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2013 Winner: Sacred Falls (NZ)
2nd Pierro
3rd Norzita (NZ)
Time/Track 1-37.99 (Heavy)

2012 Winner: More Joyous (NZ),
2nd Shoot Out,
3rd Yosei.
Time/Track 1-35.57 (Dead)

2011 Winner: Sacred Choice,
2nd Love Conquers All,
3rd Bold Glance.
Time/Track 1-39.42 (Heavy)

2010 Winner: Rangirangdoo (NZ),
2nd Road to Rock,
3rd Brilliant Light.
Time/Track 01:34.2 (Dead)

2009 Winner: Vision and Power (NZ)
2nd Black Piranha
3rd Whobegotyou
Time/Track 01:37.0 (Dead)

2008 Winner: Triple Honour (NZ)
2nd Casino Prince
3rd Pinnacles
Time/Track 01:38.6 (Heavy)

2007 Winner: Haradasun,
2nd Mentality
3rd Divine Madonna.
Time/Track 01:38.1 (Slow)

TJ Smith Stakes - The Open Sprint Championship

The TJ Smith Stakes was first run in 1997 as the Endeavour Stakes. The race was renamed in 1999 in honour of Thomas John Smith who won the Sydney Trainers’ Premiership on 34 occasions including an astounding 279 Group One races. Leading racehorses trained by TJ Smith included Tulloch, Kingston Town and Gunsynd. The race is the championship sprint race of Australia and in recent years has attracted the likes of Takeover Target and the mighty Black Caviar, whose final race win was in the 2013 TJ Smith Stakes

Race Record: 1-08.71 BLACK CAVIAR 2011


2017 Winner: Chautauqua
2nd English
3rd Fell Swoop
Time/Track 1:12.44 (Heavy 8)

2016 Winner: Chautauqua
2nd Fell Swoop
3rd English
Time/Track 1:10.10 (Soft)

2015 Winner: Chautauqua
2nd Lord of The Sky
3rd Terravista
Time/Track 1:11.04 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: Lankan Rupee
2nd Rebel Dane
3rd Buffering
Time/Track 1-12.14 (Heavy)
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2013 Winner: Black Caviar
2nd Epaulette
3rd Bel Sprinter
Time/Track 1-09.65 (Dead)

2012 Winner: Master Of Design
2nd Rain Affair
3rd Hallowell Belle
Time/Track 1-08.83 (Good)

2011 Winner: Black Caviar
2nd Hay List
3rd Triple Honour
Time/Track 1-08.71 (Dead)

2010 Winner: Melito
2nd Hot Danish
3rd Mic Mac
Time/Track 01:09.2 (Dead)

2009 Winner: Takeover Target
2nd Northern Meteor
3rd Apache Cat
Time/Track 01:09.1 (Dead)

2008 Winner: Apache Cat
2nd Reigning To Win
3rd Takeover Target
Time/Track 01:11.8 (Heavy)

2007 Winner: Bentley Biscuit
2nd Black Ink
3rd Virage de Fortune
Time/Track 01:10.6 (Heavy)

Australian Derby - The 3YO Classic Championship

The Australian Derby is Australia’s premier 3YO classic race. Formerly known as the AJC Derby, it has been run at Royal Randwick since 1861. The Derby has been won by great champions Phar Lap (1929), Peter Pan (1932), Tulloch (1957), Kingston Town (1980), Bonecrusher (1986) and Octagonal (1996).

Race Record: 2-28.41 OCTAGONAL (NZ) 1996


2017 Winner: Jon Snow
2nd Harpers Choice
3rd Hardham
Time/Track 2:38.18 (Heavy 8)

2016 Winner: Tavago (NZ)
2nd Jameka
3rd Tally
Time/Track 2:33.67 (Soft)

2015 Winner: Mongolian Khan
2nd Hauraki
3rd Volkstok'N'Barrell (NZ)
Time/Track 2:37.10 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: Criterion (NZ)
2nd Tupac Amaru
3rd Hooked
Time/Track 2-38.49 (Heavy)
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2013 Winner: It's A Dundeel (NZ)
2nd Philippi
3rd Kingdoms (NZ)
Time/Track 2-33.49 (Dead)

2012 Winner: Ethiopia
2nd Polish Knight (NZ)
3rd Laser Hawk
Time/Track 2-28.74 (Good)

2011 Winner: Shamrocker (NZ)
2nd Retrieve
3rd Anacheeva
Time/Track 2-29.46 (Dead)

2010 Winner: Shoot Out
2nd Descarado (NZ)
3rd Monaco Consul (NZ)
Time/Track 02:32.7 (Dead)

2009 Winner: Roman Emperor (NZ)
2nd Harris Tweed (NZ)
3rd Predatory Pricer
Time/Track 02:31.1 (Dead)

2008 Winner: Nom du Jeu (NZ)
2nd Red Ruler (NZ)
3rd Littorio
Time/Track 02:36.3 (Heavy)

2007 Winner: Fiumicino (NZ)
2nd Ambtious General
3rd Tuesday Joy (NZ)
Time/Track 02:36.0 (Heavy)

Sires' Produce - The 2YO Championship

The Sires’ Produce was first run at Royal Randwick in 1867. This famous race is the second leg of Sydney’s 2YO Triple Crown, the first being the Group 1 Golden Slipper and the final leg being the Group 1 Champagne Stakes. In 2012, Pierro became the sixth horse in Australian turf history to complete the 2YO Triple Crown. Many outstanding gallopers who have won the race include Ajax (1937), Shannon (1944), Baguette (1970), Luskin Star (1977), Octagonal (1995) and Pierro (2012).

Race Record: 1-21.47 PIERRO 2012


2016 Winner: Yankee Rose
2nd Telperion
3rd Faraway Town
Time/Track 1:24.38 (Soft 6)

2015 Winner: Pride of Dubai
2nd Odyssey Moon/Rageese (Dead Heat)
Time/Track 1:25.72 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: Peggy Jean
2nd Scratch Me Lucky
3rd Cornrow
Time/Track 1-27.61 (Heavy)
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2013 Winner: Guelph
2nd Scandiva
3rd Overreach
Time/Track 1-23.22 (Dead)

2012 Winner: Pierro
2nd All Too Hard
3rd Limes
Time/Track 1-21.47 (Good)

2011 Winner: Helmet
2nd Uate
3rd Pane In The Glass
Time/Track 1-24.00 (Dead)

2010 Winner: Yosei
2nd Skilled
3rd Hinchinbrook
Time/Track 01:23.6 (Dead)

2009 Winner: Manhattan Rain
2nd Tickets
3rd Rostova
Time/Track 01:23.5 (Dead)

2008 Winner: Sebring
2nd Samantha Miss
3rd Love And Kisses
Time/Track 01:26.0 (Heavy)

2007 Winner: Camarilla
2nd Meurice
3rd Sashenka
Time/Track 01:25.2 (Heavy)

Queen Elizabeth Stakes - The Weight for Age Championship

The Queen Elizabeth Stakes has developed into one of Australia’s best weight for age races. The race dates back to 1851 when it was called the Queen’s Plate. It was renamed in 1954 in honour of Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Australia. This race has been won by Australia’s most illustrious gallopers including Tulloch (1958, 1960 & 1961), Might And Power (1998), Lonhro (2003), Grand Armee (2004-2005) and Winx added her name to the list in 2017.

Race Record: 2-01.22 INTERGAZE 1997


2016 Winner: Lucia Valentina (NZ)
2nd The United States (IRE)
3rd Happy Clapper
Time/Track 2:04.82 (Soft 5)

2015 Winner: Criterion (NZ)
2nd Red Cadeaux (GB)
3rd Royal Descent
Time/Track 2:05.35 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: It's A Dundeel (NZ)
2nd Sacred Falls (NZ)
3rd Carlton House (USA)
Time/Track 2-03.72 (Dead)
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2013 Winner: Reliable Man (GB)
2nd It's A Dundeel (NZ)
3rd Happy Trails
Time/Track 2-01.80 (Good)

2012 Winner: More Joyous (NZ)
2nd Manighar (FR)
3rd Secret Admirer
Time/Track 2-05.33 (Good)

2011 Winner: My Kingdom Of Fife (GB)
2nd Sacred Choice
3rd Syreon
Time/Track 2-07.77 (Heavy)

2010 Winner: Road to Rock
2nd Triple Honour (NZ)
3rd Monaco Consul (NZ)
Time/Track 02:03.9 (Good)

2009 Winner: Pompeii Ruler
2nd Sarrera Dead Heat
3rd Metal Bender (NZ) Dead Heat
Time/Track 02:07.1 (Slow)

2008 Winner: Sarrera
2nd Nom du Jeu (NZ)
3rd Tuesday Joy (NZ)
Time/Track 02:03.5 (Dead)

2007 Winner: Desert War
2nd Haradasun
3rd Spirit of Tara
Time/Track 02:04.2 (Dead)

Sydney Cup - The Stayers Championship

The Sydney Cup, first run in 1866, is the long distance race of The Championships. It is only one of two Group 1 races in Australia run over the ‘2 mile’ trip. This famous staying race boasts many outstanding stayers amongst its winners, including The Barb (1868-1869), Carbine (1889-1890), Galilee (1967), Kingston Town (1980), Tie the Knot (1998-1999) and Makybe Diva (2004).

Race Record: 3-19.00 JUST A DANCER (NZ) 1991


2016 Winner: Gallante (IRE)
2nd Libran (IRE)
3rd Grand Marshal (GB)
Time/Track 3:24.53 (Soft 5)

2015 Winner: Grand Marshal (GB)
2nd Who Shot Thebarman (NZ)
3rd Like a Carousel
Time/Track 3:24.70 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: The Offer (IRE)
2nd Opinion (IRE)
3rd Sertorius
Time/Track 3-23.86 (Dead)
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2013 Winner: Mourayan (IRE)
2nd Norsqui
3rd Aliyana Tilde
Time/Track 3-24.29 (Good)

2012 Winner: Niwot
2nd Efficient (NZ)
3rd Once Were Wild
Time/Track 3-20.49 (Good)

2011 Winner: Stand To Gain (IRE)
2nd Older Than Time
3rd Solid Billing
Time/Track 3-29.14 (Heavy)

2010 Winner: Jessicabeel (NZ)
2nd Divine Rebel (NZ)
3rd Harris Tweed (NZ)
Time/Track 03:21.9 (Good)

2009 Winner: Ista Kareem (NZ)
2nd Divine Rebel (NZ)
3rd Mr Tipsy (NZ)
Time/Track 03:27.4 (Slow)

2008 Winner: No Wine No Song
2nd Pentathon (NZ)
3rd Lang (NZ)
Time/Track 03:25.5 (Dead)

2007 Winner: Gallic (NZ)
2nd Irazu
3rd No Wine No Song
Time/Track 03:27.3 (Dead)

Australian Oaks - The 3YO Fillies Classic Championship

The Australian Oaks is the premier staying race for 3YO fillies during the Sydney Autumn. Since 1994 the race was known as the AJC Australian Oaks and more recently the ATC Australian Oaks. Some of the standout winners of the race include Light Fingers (1965), Surround (1977), Triscay (1991) and Streama (2012).

Race Record: 2-28.80 SERENADE ROSE 2006


2016 Winner: Sofia Rosa (NZ)
2nd Ambience
3rd Beleive
Time/Track 2:34.27 (Soft 5)

2015 Winner: Gust of Wind (NZ)
2nd Winx
3rd Candelara (NZ)
Time/Track 2:32.40 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: Rising Romance (NZ)
2nd Zanbagh
3rd Lucia Valentina (NZ)
Time/Track 2-31.72 (Dead)
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2013 Winner: Royal Descent
2nd Dear Demi
3rd Gondokoro (NZ)
Time/Track 2-34.19 (Heavy)

2012 Winner: Streama
2nd Aliyana Tilde
3rd Thy (NZ)
Time/Track 2-31.24 (Slow)

2011 Winner: Absolutely
2nd Shamrocker (NZ)
3rd Pinker Pinker
Time/Track 2-35.68 (Heavy)

2010 Winner: Once Were Wild
2nd Faint Perfume
3rd Run for Naara
Time/Track 02:30.4 (Dead)

2009 Winner: Daffodil (NZ)
2nd Think Money
3rd Miss Darcey
Time/Track 02:33.3 (Dead)

2008 Winner: Heavenly Glow
2nd Boundless (NZ)
3rd Galileo's Daughter
Time/Track 02:34.8 (Dead)

2007 Winner: Rena's Lady
2nd Perfect Drop
3rd Tuesday Joy (NZ)
Time/Track 02:33.7 (Slow)

The Legacy Stakes - The Fillies and Mares Championship

Formerly known as the Queen of the Turf Stakes, the race brings together the best fillies and mares of the Autumn. The inaugural The Coolmore Legacy Stakes was run in 1972. In 2005, the race was switched from a handicap to weight for-age event and since then multiple Group 1 winners have joined the honour roll, including Typhoon Tracy (2010), More Joyous (2011- 2012) and Appearance (2013). 2014 was the first time the race was conducted at Royal Randwick over 1600m, having previously been held at Rosehill Gardens over 1500m.

Race Record: 1-35.85 DIAMOND DRILLE 2014


2016 Winner: Azkadellia (NZ)
2nd Heavens Above
3rd Nobel Protector (GB)
Time/Track 1:35.98 (Soft 5)

2015 Winner: Amanpour
2nd Catkins
3rd Nobel Protector (GB)
Time/Track 1:37.77 (Soft)

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2014 Winner: Diamond Drille
2nd Gypsy Diamond
3rd Red Tracer
Time/Track 1-35.85 (Slow)
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2013 Winner: Appearance
2nd Red Tracer
3rd Streama
Time/Track 1-30.73 (Slow)

2012 Winner: More Joyous (NZ)
2nd Miss Keepsake (NZ)
3rd King's Rose (NZ)
Time/Track 1-28.42 (Good)

2011 Winner: More Joyous (NZ)
2nd Melito
3rd Happy Hippy
Time/Track 1-29.26 (Dead)

2010 Winner: Typhoon Tracy
2nd Illuminates
3rd Montana Flyer
Time/Track 01:30.0 (Slow)

2009 Winner: Neroli
2nd Hot Danish
3rd Imananabaa
Time/Track 01:31.2 (Heavy)

2008 Winner: Forensics
2nd Perfect Drop
3rd Occurrence
Time/Track 01:31.5 (Good)

2007 Winner: Divine Madonna
2nd Cheeky Choice
3rd Beauty Watch
Time/Track 01:30.6 (Good)

3YO Sprint - The 3YO Sprint Championship

The 3YO Sprint, originally called the Royal Sovereign Stakes was first run in 1979, and has been traditionally held earlier in the year as a lead up to the Sydney Autumn Carnival. The race has been claimed by a number of top line gallopers including, Lonhro (2002), Exceed And Excel (2005), and Shoot Out (2010). The shift of this race to the carnival proper and its target to become the 3YO Sprint Championship will see it become one of the leading three-year-old events on the racing calendar.

Race Record: 1.08.90 IMA CARPENTER 1989


2016 Winner: Japonisme
2nd Counterattack
3rd Takedown
Time/Track 1:10.37 (Soft 5)

2015 Winner: Delectation
2nd Bring me The Maid
3rd Rekindled Power
Time/Track 1:11.71 (Heavy)

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2014 Winner: Sidestep
2nd Bounding
3rd In Cahoots
Time/Track 1-10.20 (Slow)
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2013 Winner: Rebel Dane
2nd Urquidez
3rd Taxmeifyoucan
Time/Track 1-10.75 (Dead)

2012 Winner: Hot Snitzel
2nd Manawanui
3rd Moment Of Change
Time/Track 1-08.99 (Good)

2011 Winner: Master Harry
2nd Audacious Spirit
3rd Skilled
Time/Track 1-10.25 (Good)

2010 Winner: Shoot Out
2nd More Than Great
3rd Viking Legend
Time/Track 01:10.74 (Slow)

2009 Winner: Youthful Jack
2nd Over the Wicket
3rd Desuetude
Time/Track 01:11.32 (Slow)

2008 Winner: El Cambio
2nd Kingda Ka
3rd Solo Flyer
Time/Track 01:10.33 (Dead)

2007 Winner: Mutawaajid
2nd Sniper's Bullet
3rd Mearas
Time/Track 01:09.58 (Good)

Percy Sykes Stakes - The 2YO Fillies Championship

Percy Sykes Stakes, originally named the Keith Mackay, was elevated to Group 3 status in 2013 and is targeted to continue its rise to become the Championship race for 2YO Fillies in Australia. In 2011 Streama recorded her first race win in the Keith Mackay and has gone on to triumph in three Group 1 events including the 2012 Australian Oaks and the 2013 George Main Stakes.

Race Record: 1-09.67 SNAPSHOTS 1997


2016 Winner: Missrock
2nd Prompt Response
3rd Spright
Time/Track 1:11.07 (Soft 6)

2015 Winner: Ottoman
2nd Caleverite
3rd Lake Geneva
Time/Track 1:12.44 (Heavy)

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2014 Winner: Eloping
2nd Ygritte
3rd Shaumari
Time/Track 1-10.83 (Slow)
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2013 Winner: Everage
2nd Little Miss Smiley
3rd Major Conquest
Time/Track 1-13.45 (Heavy)

2012 Winner: Single Style (NZ)
2nd Driefontein
3rd Meidung
Time/Track 1-10.51 (Slow)

2011 Winner: Streama
2nd Charm's Honour
3rd Houston Benefactor
Time/Track 1-13.19 (Heavy)

2010 Winner: Golden Millennium
2nd Boto Vermelho
3rd Parables
Time/Track 01:10.22 (Dead)

2009 Winner: Readyor
2nd Amarantha (NZ)
3rd Tallow
Time/Track 01:13.18 (Heavy)

2008 Winner: Shoboard
2nd Strawberry Field
3rd Silent But Deadly
Time/Track 01:12.63 (Dead)

2007 Winner: Sliding Cube
2nd Gamble Me
3rd Mega Lass
Time/Track 01:11.18 (Slow)