Winners and Past Results for the Doncaster Prelude.
The Group 3 Doncaster Prelude is hosted by the Australian Turf Club and is run over 1600 metres at the Rosehill Racecourse each year in April during the Autumn Racing Carnival. The race is for 3yo & Upwards and is an Open Handicap race with prize money worth $150,000.
It is run on the same day as the Golden Slipper Stakes and The BMW.
The Doncaster Prelude inaugural event took place in 1988. At that time it was called the Royal Parma Stakes and was won by Tumble On.
The race was elevated in 2011 to become a Group 3 race.
Lead up races for the Doncaster Prelude could include the Group 3 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap over 1400 metres at Newcastle and the Group 2 Ajax Stakes over 1500 metres at Rosehill Racecourse.
The Doncaster Prelude is the main lead up race for the Group 1 Doncaster Handicap held the following week at the same track and distance.
In recent times, in 2010, Blue Light came second in the Newmarket Handicap and the went on and won the Ajax Stakes before winning this event and then placing 3rd in the Doncaster Handicap.
|Year||Doncaster Prelude Winners|
|2011||My Kingdom Of Fife|