The Tancred Stakes Winners, Past Results & Latest News

The Tancred Stakes run at the Rosehill Racecourse. Winners and past results of the Tancred Stakes

Winners and Past Results for Tancred Stakes.

The Tancred Stakes recently run as The BMW Stakes, is a prestigious Group 1 weight for age race for horses three years old and over.

The 2400 metre race is hosted by the Australian Turf Club at the Rosehill Racetrack in Sydney in April during the autumn racing carnival.

The best stayers and long distance runners compete for prize money worth $1,500,000 on a day that also includes the Golden Slipper Stakes, George Ryder Stakes and Queen of the Turf Stakes, giving punters a great opportunity to spread their wagers and make up for any losses early in the year. The Tancred Stakes attracts a quality field with a few New Zealand stayers making their way to the Rosehill track as well. It is the richest weight for age race during the Sydney autumn racing carnival.

One of the reasonable form guides is the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes. The weight for age race held over 2000 metres on the same track has produced a few winners. Tie The Knot in 2000, Eremein in 2006, and Tuesday Joy in 2008 have all scored in both events in recent times although there were a few more in earlier times. There has been no dearth of classy stayers to blaze the track in the Tancred Stakes. Kingston Town won the first Group 1 Tancred Stakes in 1980. Poetic Prince won convincingly in 1989 while Octagonal scored back to back victories in 1996-97. Might And Power came through with flying colours in 1998 while Tie The Knot came back twice in a row in 1999-2000. Ethereal in 2002 and the invincible Makybe Diva in 2005 are among the outstanding mares to win the Tancred Stakes.

The Tancred Stakes was first held in 1963 as a principal race and was later promoted directly to Group 1 in 1980. The race has been held under different names over the years, which includes the the Tancred Stakes and Mercedes Classic. Interestingly, The Tancred Stakes has been won by three-year-olds only six times in the last two decades. Four year olds have 10 tittles to their credit. Among the Melbourne Cup winners to also win the Tancred Stakes are Might And Power in 1998, Ethereal in 2002, and Makybe Diva in 2005.

Year The Tancred Stakes Winners
2020 Verry Elleegant
2019 Avilius
2018 Almandin
2017 Jameka
2016 Preferment
2015 Hartnell 
2014 Silent Achiever
2013 Fiveandahalfstar
2012 Manighar
2011 Cedarberg
2010 Littorio
2009 Fiumicino
2008 Tuesday Joy
2007 Blutigeroo
2006 Eremein
2005 Makybe Diva
2004 Grand Zulu
2003 Freemason
2002 Ethereal
2001 Curata Storm
2000 Tie The Knot
1999 Tie The Knot
1998 Might And Power
1997 Octagonal
1996 Octagonal
1995 Stony Bay
1994 Miltak
1993 Kaaptive Edition
1992 Heroicity
1991 Dr. Grace
1990 Sydeston
1989 Our Poetic Prince
1988 Beau Zam
1987 Myocard
1986 Bonecrusher
1985 Alibhai
1984 Hayai
1983 Trissaro
1982 Prince Majestic
1981 My Blue Denim
1980 Kingston Town
1979 Shivaree
1978 Hyperno
1977 Our Cavalier
1976 Major Battle
1975 Sovereign Yacht
1974 Knee High
1973 Apollo Eleven
1972 Tails
1971 Natural Trump
1970 Bright Shadow
1969 Prince Grant
1968 Khalekan
1967 Indian Harvest
1966 Striking Force
1965 Galerus
1964 King Roto
1963 Maidenhead

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