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Sweet Embrace Stakes Winners, Past Results & Latest News

Sweet Embrace Stakes run at the Randwick Racecourse. Winners and past results of the Sweet Embrace Stakes

Winners and Past Results for the Sweet Embrace Stakes

The Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes hosted by the Australian Turf Club in March is for two year old fillies that travel over a distance of 1200 metres at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney during the autumn racing carnival. The race was elevated from a Group 3 event to a Group 2 in August 2013.

2023 Sweet Embrace Stakes Details

Date Of The Sweet Embrace Stakes: 25/2/23

Venue For The Sweet Embrace Stakes: Randwick Racecourse

Recommended Online Bookmaker To Bet On For The Sweet Embrace Stakes: Ladbrokes

The sprint race is worth $200,000 and is held under set weight conditions.

The event is among the best form-lines for the Golden Slipper Stakes. Trainers field the cream of their sprinters in the Sweet Embrace Stakes since the winner gains an automatic entry to the Golden Slipper Stakes.

The 2011 edition of the race was held at Warwick Farm due to renovations at Randwick.

The Sweet Embrace Stakes is an excellent platform for young female sprinters looking to step up in distance. Many may enter the fray after a run in the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes and Group 3 Kindergarten Stakes over 1100 metres.

The race is the female equivalent of the Group 2 Skyline Stakes for colts & geldings, from where the winner also moves on to the Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill in April.

Other races on the cards for better performing fillies after the Sweet Embrace Stakes are the Group 2 Reisling Stakes and the Group 2 Magic Night Stakes at Rosehill, which are the final warm up events before the richest race for two year olds, the Golden Slipper. Being a race for two year olds, many fillies may come into the event after tackling listed races or maiden handicap events.

Ingenue was the first horse to win the Sweet Embrace Stakes in 1979 as a listed race. It was promoted to Group 3 in 1987 and has remained so ever since. The race is dedicated to Sweet Embrace, an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse and winner of the 1967 Golden Slipper.

With $3.5 million at stake in the Golden Slipper, punters can rest assured that the Sweet Embrace Stakes will have trainers put forward their best two year old fillies. Among the notable sprinters to win include Dark Eclipse in 1980, Skating in 1992, Ha Ha in 2001, Headway in 2009 and Crystal Lily in 2010.

Sweet Embrace Stakes Past Winners

Year Winner
2022Fireburn
2021Four Moves Ahead
2020Hungry Heart
2019Anaheed
2018Seabrook
2017One More Honey
2016Scarlet Rain
2015Always Allison
2014Believe Yourself
2013Romantic Moon
2012Jade Marauder
2011Shared Reflections
2010Crystal Lily
2009Headway
2008Stripper
2007Chinchilla Rose
2006Universal Queen
2005Carry On Cutie
2004Burning Sands
2003Legally Bay
2002Victory Vein
2001Ha Ha
2000Dynamic Love
1999Countess Christie
1998Rubicall
1997All The Chat
1996Flapper
1995Millrich
1994Shadowy Outline
1993Rock Review
1992Skating
1991Shadea
1990Paklani
1989A Little Kiss
1988Scollata
1987Postage Due
1986Khaptivaan
1985Speed Check
1984Vain Display
1983Purpose
1982Jade Lace
1981Black Shoes
1980Dark Eclipse
1979Ingenue

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