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Blamey Stakes

The 2019 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).

2019 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 2019 Blamey Stakes field is below.

Blamey Stakes Winners & Results

Below you will find a list of Blamey Stakes winners and results since the year 2000.

Year Results Winning Time
2019 1 Fifty Stars 2 So Si Bon 3 Cool Chap 1:35.8
2018 1 Humidor 2 Cool Chap 3 Hellova Street  1:36.8
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

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