Upcoming Group Races

Advertiser Disclosure

This website is a free online resource that strives to offer helpful content and comparison features to our visitors. We accept advertising compensation from companies that appear on the site, which impacts the location and order in which brands (and/or their products) are presented, and also impacts the score that is assigned to it. Company listings on this page DO NOT imply endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our Terms of Use, all representations and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including pricing, which appears on this site is subject to change at any time.

Got It

Chatham Stakes Winners, Past Results & Latest News

Chatham Stakes run at the Flemington Racecourse. Winners and past results of the Chatham Stakes

Winners and Past Results for the Chatham Stakes.

The Chatham stakes is a Group 3 open race hosted by the Victoria Racing Club at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. Prize money for the event is worth $250,000.

The 1400 meter event is an open handicap race is dedicated to Chatham, an Australian Thoroughbred champion race horse, winner of two Cox Plates in the 1930s and an inductee in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

Held on Derby Day during the Flemington spring racing carnival, the race card for the day includes the Victoria Derby, Myer Classic, Coolmore Stud Stakes, and Mackinnon Stakes. A quarter of a million dollars goes to the winner with Woorim being the latest to wrap up the Chatham Stakes in style.

The race has had a number of different sponsors over the years. It was previously known as the VRC Royal Hong Kong JC Plate, VRC Yallambee Stud Stakes, VRC The Lexus Stakes, VRC AAMI Stakes, and in 2011 as the Chatham Stakes.

The Chatham Stakes is a competitive race for handy sprinters who haven't yet proved their mettle to move on to higher group races in spring. The race serves as a form guide for the Group 3 Sandown Stakes at the Sandown Racecourse and the Group 1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington a few weeks later.

Horses may enter the fray from the 1600 meter Group 1 Toorak Handicap at Caulfield Racecourse. Horses may travel to Perth to take part in the Group 1 Railway Stakes and Kingston Town Classic. Placed third in Chatham Stakes in 2009, Sniper's Bullet won the Railway Stakes/Kingston Town Classic double. 2011 winner of the Chatham Stakes, Woorim, was placed 6th in the Toorak Handicap. Earlier in the season, he won a 1200 meter handicap race at Moonee Valley after returning from a spell

A number of handy horses have proved their mettle in the Chatham Stakes. In 2008, All Silent scored a Chatham Stakes/Emirates Stakes double. The Emirates Stakes seems to be a classic follow up race with Valedictum winning it after placing third in the 2005 Chatham Stakes. Scenic Peak won the Chatham Stakes in 2001 and came back to take the cup in 2003, also winning the 2002 Emirates Stakes in the process.

Bezeal Bay won the Bill Ritchie Handicap, Chatham, and Emirates Stakes in 1998.

The first horse to win was Sarsha's Choice in 1978. It became a Group 3 race in 1986 won by Avannotto.

YearChatham Stakes Winners
2021Age Of Chivalry
2017Hellova Street
2013Smokin' Joey
2010Poor Judge
2009Centennial Park
2008All Silent
2007Count To Zero
2005Rockford Bay
2004Great Is Great
2003Scenic Peak
2002To Be Fair
2001Scenic Peak
2000Matter Of Honour
1999Black Bean
1998Bezeal Bay
1995Final Tempo
1994Social Rule
1993Cocky Beau
1992Let's Hurry
1991Blue Boss
1990Power Of Destiny
1985Beaumont Babe
1984La Caissiere
1982Pride Of Century
1980Black Marque
1979Blue And White
1978Sarsha's Choice

Punters, maximize your horse racing betting experience! Sign up for free and enjoy free betting tips, special betting offers, and up-to-date horse racing news.SIGN ME UP!
TAB Logo
All Sky Racing Channels
Live on your App
Join Now
*TC’s Apply. Gamble Responsibly. Gamblers Help 1800 858 858
Palmerbet Logo
$100 Bonus Matched
2nd Racing Bet*
Join Now
Excl WA. Max Racing Bonus $100. 2nd Racing Bet. Racing Bonus Bets only. Existing Customer ...More
Unibet Logo
Bet On Racing
& Get Up To $200
Join Now
Existing Customers Only. Excludes SA. 18+ T&C’s and wagering requirements apply.
Dabble Logo
FOLLOW other punters, COPY their bets, and BANTER with your mates
Join Now
T&Cs apply and available on website. Gamble responsibly. www.gamblinghelponline.org.au. 18 ...More
Check All Offers