Blamey Stakes

  • Date: Saturday March 18, 2017
  • Racecourse: Flemington
  • Race Distance: 1,600m
  • Conditions: Set Weight Plus Penalties
  • Prize Money: $200,000

2016 Blamey Stakes News

Harlem chasing minor money behind Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Harlem chasing minor money behind Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Outsider Harlem will be chasing minor prizemoney when he lines up against super star Winx in the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Craig Williams, above, rides Harlem in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Harlem is rated …

The 2017 Blamey Stakes is a Group 2 race that takes place at Flemington Racecourse in March each year.

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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
2 451008×446 PALENTINO H 4 Darren Weir 2 59kg 110
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.

Year Results Winning Time
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