- Date: Saturday March 18, 2017
- Racecourse: Flemington
- Race Distance: 1,600m
- Conditions: Set Weight Plus Penalties
- Prize Money: $200,000
2016 Blamey Stakes News
Palentino maintained his excellent record over the mile at Flemington to score an outstanding victory in the 2017 Blamey Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.
It was Tosen Stardom that went into the Blamey Stakes as a dominant favourite and the Japanese import received a lovely trail into the race behind Sir Isaac Newton, while Palentino …
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The 2017 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).
2017 Blamey Stakes Field
Run under set weight plus penalty conditions the race is worth $200,000 and the field will be published once it is released on the Wednesday before the race.
The 2017 Blamey Stakes field is below.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||x12129x211||BLACK HEART BART||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||7||59kg||115|
|2||451008×446||PALENTINO||Darren Weir||Mark Zahra||2||59kg||110|
|3||x7323590x1||HE OR SHE||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Stephen Baster||3||58kg||107|
|4||x23114407x||SIR ISAAC NEWTON (GB)||Robert Hickmott||Luke Currie||6||57kg||107|
|5||x27156x555||REAL LOVE||Darren Weir||–||5||56kg||107|
|6||x51709x4x2||TOSEN STARDOM (JPN)||Darren Weir||–||4||55kg||109|
|7||611x92384x||HARLEM (GB)||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Michael Dee||1||55kg||98|
Blamey Stakes Nominations & Weights
|No||Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||x12129x211||BLACK HEART BART||G||6||Darren Weir||1||59kg||115|
|3||x27156x555||REAL LOVE||M||6||Darren Weir||3||56kg||107|
|4||x7323590x1||HE OR SHE||G||6||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||4||58kg||107|
|5||x23114407x||SIR ISAAC NEWTON (GB)||G||5||Robert Hickmott||5||57kg||107|
|6||60×1622211||HELLOVA STREET||G||6||Scott Brunton||6||57kg||97|
|7||11620×0733||GREAT ESTEEM||G||6||Stuart Webb||7||56kg||100|
|8||x51709x4x2||TOSEN STARDOM (JPN)||H||6||Darren Weir||8||55kg||109|
|9||25964×7713||ZEBRINZ||G||6||Leon & Troy Corstens||9||55kg||93|
|10||3x230x533x||FOUNDATION (IRE)||G||4||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||10||55kg||100|
|11||611x92384x||HARLEM (GB)||H||5||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||11||55kg||98|
|12||3x46256x61||POLAR VORTEX||G||4||Peter Morgan||12||55kg||69|
Blamey Stakes Winners & Results
Below you will find a list of Blamey Stakes winners and results since the year 2000.
|2017||1 Palentino||2 Tosen Stardom||3 Harlem||1:35.4|
|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|