Royal Sovereign Stakes Winners, Past Results & Latest News

Royal Sovereign Stakes run at the Randwick Racecourse. Winners and past results of the Royal Sovereign Stakes

Winners and Past Results for the Royal Sovereign Stakes.

Hosted by the Australian Turf Club during the autumn racing carnival in April, the Royal Sovereign Stakes is a Group 2 race for three year old colts & geldings under set weight conditions.

Horses travel over a distance of 1200 metres of the Randwick Track in Sydney for a chance to earn prize money worth $600,000.

The set weights plus penalties conditions favours better performing sprinters seeking to move up in group racing during the rest of the year. Other features of the day include the Group 1 Sydney Cup, Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Australian Oaks.

The race has been claimed by a number of top-line gallopers over the years with Shaftesbury Avenue winning in 1990, Danewin in 1995, Assertive Lad in 2001 followed by Lonhro the next year, Exceed And Excel in 2005, and Shoot Out in 2010.

Acamar won the first Royal Sovereign Stakes in 1979. It was elevated to Group 3 in 1981 and has enjoyed its Group 2 status since 1996.

YearWinner
2021Wild Ruler
2020Splintex
2019Classique Legend
2018Catchy
2017Derryn
2016Japonisme
2015Delectation 
2014Sidestep
2013Rebel Dane
2012Hot Snitzel
2011Master Harry
2010Shoot Out
2009Youthful Jack
2008El Cambio
2007Mutawaajid
2006Flying Pegasus
2005Dance Hero
2004Exceed And Excel
2003Athelnoth
2002Lonhro
2001Assertive Lad
2000Hire
1999Lawyer
1998Guineas
1997Sovereign State
1996Catalan Opening
1995Danewin
1994Rouslan
1993Coronation Day
1992Big Dreams
1991All Archie
1990Shaftesbury Avenue
1989Ima Carpenter
1988Dream Faith
1987Imperial Baron
1986Hula Chief
1985Chimes Square
1984All Chant
1983Red Currant
1982Best Western
1981Trench Digger
1980not held
1979Acamar

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