- Date: Saturday March 12, 2016
- Racecourse: Flemington
- Race Distance: 1,600m
- Conditions: Set Weight Plus Penalties
- Prize Money: $200,000
2016 Blamey Stakes News
Group 1 winner Stratum Star is among the twenty nominations for the Listed $175,000 HMR Projects Pty Ltd Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.
Stratum Star was the winner of the …
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The 2016 Blamey Stakes is a Group 2 race that takes place at Flemington Racecourse in March each year.
Run over a distance of 1,600 metres, the Blamey Stakes is run as part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.
The Blamey Stakes is run under set weight plus penalty conditions and is worth $200,000 in prize money.
The Blamey Stakes was first run in 1955 when it was won by a horse called Prince Cortauld.
The race was originally run under weight-for-age conditions, however, was altered to set weights in 1981. The Blamey Stakes was run over a distance of 10 furlongs, which equates to 2,000 metres.
The Blamey Stakes is held on Newmarket Handicap Day and shares its day with the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap, Group 1 Australian Cup, Group 2 Kewney Stakes, Group 2 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes, Group 3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes and Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy.
Notable winners of the Blamey Stakes include Rising Fast (1956), Sailor’s Guide (1957-1958), Tobin Bronze (1966-1967), Gunsynd (1973), Vo Rogue (1988-1989), Apache Cat (2007) and Whobegotyou (2011).
2016 Blamey Stakes Field
The 2016 Blamey Stakes field is below.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||11x2x7x586||TRUST IN A GUST||Darren Weir||Damian Lane||11||59kg||110|
|2||x731310x72||STRATUM STAR||Darren Weir||Mark Zahra||7||58kg||110|
|3||60x900x2x0||LIDARI (FR)||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||6||58kg||103|
|4||41381104×0||DIGITALISM||John Sadler||Michael Dee (a)||8||58kg||97|
|5||0x122610x5||THE UNITED STATES (IRE)||Robert Hickmott||Hugh Bowman||3||58kg||104|
|6||60x2357x09||ENTIRELY PLATINUM (NZ)||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||9||57kg||104|
|7||1x67x1x0x0||OBSERVATIONAL (GB)||Robert Hickmott||Nicholas Hall||5||57kg||97|
|8||57x157x80x||GUARDINI (FR)||Lee & Anthony Freedman||James Winks||10||56kg||102|
|9||12314410×5||KENJORWOOD||Peter G Moody||Luke Currie||2||55kg||100|
|10||8x52415x20||HE OR SHE||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||Craig Williams||4||55kg||96|
|11||x5x3673x76||MANNDAWI (FR)||Darren Weir||Ben Melham||1||55kg||96|
Blamey Stakes Winners & Results
Below you will find a list of Blamey Stakes winners and results since the year 2000.
|2017||1 TBD||2 TBD||3 TBD||TBD|
|2016||1 He Or She||2 The United States||3 Stratum Star||1:34.99|
|2015||1 Suavito||2 Sertorius||3 Kourkam||1:36.97|
|2014||1 Lidari||2 Foundry||3 Sertorius||1:38.1|
|2013||1 (DH) Puissance De Lune||1 (DH) Budriguez||3 Wall Street||1:36.4|
|2012||1 Green Moon||2 Pied A Terre||3 Wall Street||1:35.8|
|2011||1 Whobegotyou||2 Dao Dao||3 Fanjura||1:36.5|
|2010||1 Lord Tavistock||2 Vigor||3 Dao Dao||1:36.3|
|2009||1 Largo Lad||2 Playright||3 Just Look||1:38.1|
|2008||1 The Fuzz||2 Barlinnie||3 Orange County||1:36.9|
|2007||1 Apache Cat||2 Bon Hoffa||3 Molotov||1:37.7|
|2006||1 Rosden||2 Great Is Great||3 Roman Arch||1:33.8|
|2005||1 Grey Song||2 Roman Arch||3 Gallic||1:33.9|
|2004||1 Gold Wells||2 Lord Erin||3 Pretorius||1:36.2|
|2003||1 Walk On Air||2 Mr Murphy||3 Mr Magoo||1:35.1|
|2002||1 Tears Royal||2 Weasel Will||3 Consular||1:37.2|
|2001||1 Market Price||2 Emission||3 Second Coming||1:37.4|
|2000||1 Oliver Twist||2 Royal Voyage||3 Noircir||1:35.2|