Winners and Past Results for the Thoroughbred Club Stakes.
Melbourne Racing Club hosts a number of black type races during the spring racing carnival in October, which includes the Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes.
The Thoroughbred Club Stakes sprint race is for three year old fillies that take to the Caulfield Racetrack under set weight & penalties conditions.
Thoroughbred Club Stakes is held on the first day of the Caulfield spring racing carnival and is worth $150,000 in prize money. The 1200 metre race usually attracts a field of handy sprinters looking to step up in distance. The Thoroughbred Club Stakes is held along with major Group 1 races which include the Caulfield Guineas, Yalumba Stakes, and Toorak Handicap. Group 2 events on the same day's card include the Herbert Power Stakes and Schillaci Stakes.
The 1200m Group 3 Champagne Stakes held at Moonee Valley Racecourse in two weeks under set weight conditions is one of the likely lead up races.
Horses may fancy their chances in a number of Group races after a favourable run in the Thoroughbred Club Stakes. One of the likely follow up events is the Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes held on Cox Plate Day at the Moonee Valley track. Avenue was the last to win the Thoroughbred Club Stakes/Red Anchor Stakes double in 2009. The Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes may also be on the agenda for some of the top performers in this race. Punters ought to closely follow horses that may contest in a number of listed races held later in the season.
The first Thoroughbred Club Stakes was held back in 1968 as a principal race, which was won by a horse named Threat. It was granted Group 3 status in 1979 and has remained so ever since. Imposera is among the notable gallopers to win in 1987 while Arrabeea was victorious in 2000. Patterns and Innovation Girl followed in 2001 and 2002 with Avenue winning convincingly from Headway in 2009.
|Year||Thoroughbred Club Stakes Winners|
|2016||Hear The Chant|
|2005||Queen Of The Hill|
|1989||Lady Of Perfection|
|1972||Make Mine Roses|