Coolmore Stud Classic
Winners and Past Results for the Coolmore Stud Classic
The Australian Turf Club hosts the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Classic, a quality handicap races for fillies & mares at the Rosehill Racetrack in March during the autumn racing carnival.
The 1500 metre race is an important event for horses and their connections since the winner does not have to depend on a ballot for entry to the Doncaster Handicap. One of the other major Group 1 races held on the same day is the Ranvet Stakes. A prize pool of $600,000 is reserved for the winners. The race is one of only two Group 1 events for females during the autumn carnival.
The Coolmore Stud Classic is more often than not a hotly contested affair where females are on equal terms, making it an exciting race that is taken out by an outstanding filly or mare. The only other Group 1 event for females is the Queen of the Turf Stakes held on Golden Slipper Stakes Day.
Among the classy fillies and mares to win the Coolmore Stud Classic include Emancipation in 1984, Skating in 1993, Sunline in 2000-02, Tuesday Joy in 2007, and Typhoon Tracy in 2009.
The inaugural event was a principal race won by Miss Personality in 1973. It was promoted by the authorities to Group 2 in 1980 and once again to Group 1 in 1984. The Coolmore Stud Classic has undergone several changes in name which includes the Coolmore Classic before being renamed the Coolmore Stud Classic in 2010.
2013 Coolmore Stud Classic
Steps In Time took up the early running, crossing from an outside gate to gain the lead. Meanwhile, Appearance stayed close to the action, while Red Tracer was also in the picture as they continued on the journey of 1500 metres. In the straight, Red Tracer got past Steps In Time, and with 150 metres to go looked a likely winner, however Appearance had always been in striking distance and she flew home, as did Norzita who charged down the outside. These three fought it out with Appearance doing enough on the line to deprive Red Tracer by a nose, with Norzita another nose back in third.
2013 Coolmore Stud Classic result
2. Red Tracer
4. Steps In Time
8. Flying Snitzel
9. Risk Aversion
10. Pear Tart
11. Dear Demi
12. Star Of Giselle
13. Irish Dream
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