Winners and Past Results for the Ranvet Stakes.
The Australian Turf Club hosts the Ranvet Stakes, a Group 1 race at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse during the autumn racing carnival in March.
The 2000 metre race is the first weight for age race of the season with a purse of $700,000 reserved for the winning connections.
The Ranvet Stakes is a good platform for horses seeking entry to the 2400 M Group 1 The BMW a fortnight later, since the winner is exempt from ballot. There are several other races held on the day, which includes the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Classic for fillies and mares, and Group 2 events such as the Todman Slipper Trial and the Phar Lap Stakes among others.
For punters, the Chipping Norton Stakes is one of the best form guides with several gallopers scoring a double or placing well in recent times. This includes Tie The Knot in 2000-01, Grand Armee in 2005, and Theseo in 2010. The event attracts a better quality of middle distance types with staying ability to tackle The BMW Stakes a fortnight later over an extended distance of 2400 metres on the same track.
The Ranvet Stakes has also produced a number of winners and place getters in both events. Eremein won the Ranvet Stakes / The BMW double in 2006 and was followed by Tuesday Joy in 2008. After winning the 2009 Ranvet Stakes, Theseo finished a close second in The BMW while unplaced Fluminicino went on to win The BMW.
Although Descarado, runner up in 2011, did not do well in The BMW, the gelding added the Group 1 Yalumba Stakes to his kitty later on in the year at Caulfield. Since the Ranvet Stakes is an early Group 1 event in the beginning of the year, the performance of most horses ought to be closely watched.
The Ranvet Stakes has a rich history with the first event held in 1903. It remained a principal race until 1980 when the officials of the Australian Turf Club granted it Group 1 status, a well deserved promotion since a number of classy gallopers have scored impressive victories over the years.
This includes Peter Pan, Tulloch, Gunsynd, Purple Patch, Hyperno, Better Loosen Up, and Veandercross in earlier times while Tie The Knot, Grand Armee, Tuesday Joy, and Eremein have been among the notable winners in the new millennium.
|Year||Ranvet Stakes Winners|
|2016||The United States|
|2001||Tie The Knot|
|2000||Tie The Knot|
|1992||My Eagle Eye|
|1990||Better Loosen Up|
|1965||Time And Tide|