Sunline Stakes Winners, Past Results & Latest News

Sunline Stakes run at the Moonee Valley Racecourse. Winners and past results of the Sunline Stakes

Winners and Past Results for the Sunline Stakes

Moonee Valley Racing Club pays tribute to champion thoroughbred racehorse Sunline with a 1600 metre weight for age race held in her honour: Sunline Stakes.

Formerly known as the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the Sunline Stakes is a Group 2 race for fillies and mares three years old and above. The race is held at Moonee Valley Racecourse in March during the Melbourne autumn racing carnival. The mile race is worth $200,000 and is held alongside the Group 1 William Reid Stakes under lights on a Friday night.

The Sunline Stakes is a race that attracts the classier fillies & mares where level weights give in-form females an advantage over their rivals. Horses may make their way to the Sunline Stakes via a number of races held under similar conditions. The 1400 M Group 3 Mannerism Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse, and the 1400 M Frances Tressady Stakes and 1600 M Matron Stakes held at the Flemington racetrack are among the likely events tackled on the way to the tight Moonee Valley track. The race attracts a big crowd since it is one of the few stakes races to be held at night.

The Sunline Stakes began as a listed race in 1981 and was elevated to Group 3 in 1991. It was once again promoted by the MVRC to Group 2 in 1995. Notable milers to win include Rose O' War in 2000, Sylvaner in 2004, Beautiful Gem in 2005, Candy Vale in 2006 and the P T Hyland trained Zarita in 2010, who made her connections richer by over $1.6 million by the end of her career in 2010.

Sunline remains one of the all time greats when it comes to Australian thoroughbred horse racing. The classy mare won 32 races from 48 starts, finishing her glorious career with a total of A$11,351,607 in prize money, which included major races in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

YearSunline Stakes Winners
2021Quantum Mechanic
2020Mamzelle Tess
2019Consensus
2018Spanish Reef
2017I Am A Star
2016Miss Rose De Lago
2015Noble Protector 
2014Text'n Hurley
2013Spirit Song
2012Spirit Song
2011Nakaaya
2010Zarita
2009Subtle Cove
2008Laura's Charm
2007Like It Is
2006Candy Vale
2005Beautiful Gem
2004Sylvaner
2003Tickle My
2002Spurn
2001Flushed
2000Rose O' War
1999Vonanne
1998Burning Embers
1997Prefer An Angel
1996Suma Peace
1995Snap
1994Not Related
1993Excited Angel
1992Acushla Marie
1991Rockets Galore
1990Marathon Star
1989Boardwalk Angel
1988Bianco Flyer
1987Silver Satellite
1986Deedle
1985Mrs. Fitzherbet
1984Special To Me
1983Kalimna Queen
1982Lady Ice
1981Epillette

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