Robert Sangster Stakes

Robert Sangster Stakes

Winners and Past Results for the Robert Sangster Stakes.

Fillies and mares take to the Morphettville Racetrack in April each year during the Adelaide autumn racing carnival in Robert Sangster Stakes.

The 1200 metre Robert Sangster Stakes is among the important weight for age sprint races with quality females looking to add a major Group 1 event to their resume before the following winter and spring carnivals.

Hosted by the South Australian Jockey Club, the Robert Sangster Stakes offers a purse worth $1,000,000. The females- only event is held alongside several other group races including the Group 1 Australasian Oaks, Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes, Group 3 SA Chairman's Stakes and DC McKay Stakes.

The race attracts a quality field of above average fillies and mares which includes a large number of local sprinters and potential middle distance runners along with a few out of state horses. Over the years, the Robert Sangster Stakes has some of the best fillies and mares etch their name on the trophy, which includes Apple Danish in 1997, Alinghi in 2005 and Miss Andretti in 2008.

Vatican Lass is recorded as the first winner of the Robert Sangster Stakes in 1984, which was then a listed race known as the SAJC Swettenham Stud Stakes. It was soon granted Group 3 status by the club in 1986 and was briefly a Group 2 race in 2004 prior to joining the elite in Group 1. It was also held as the SAJC Sportingbet Classic in 2010.

The Robert Sangster Stakes is dedicated to the Late Robert Sangster, a renowned horse owner and breeder in honour of his contribution to the Australian horse racing industry.

Year Robert Sangster Stakes Winners
2017 Secret Agenda
2016 Precious Gem
2015  Miracles Of Life  
2014 Driefontein
2013 Platelet
2012 Black Caviar
2011 Response
2010 Rostova
2009 Bel Mer
2008 Juste Momente
2007 Universal Queen
2006 Ellicorsam
2005 Alinghi
2004 French Bid
2003 Our Egyptian Raine
2002 Suzy Grey
2001 Umaline
2000 Rain Dance Lady
1999 Dantelah
1998 Spirit Of Love
1997 Apple Danish
1996 Mad Shavirl
1995 Viminaria
1994 Tarare
1993 True Spirit
1992 Western Chorus
1991 With Me
1990 Leica Western
1989 Tree Of Renown
1988 Even True
1987 Wicked Smile
1986 Lost Art
1985 Showport
1984 Vatican Lass
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