Coolmore Stud Stakes

  • Date: Saturday October 29th, 2016
  • Racecourse: Flemington
  • Race Distance: 1,200m
  • Conditions: 3YO Set Weights
  • Prize Money: $500,000

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes News

Blinkers go on Keen Array in Winterbottom Stakes

Blinkers go on Keen Array in Winterbottom Stakes

Keen Array will wear the blinkers for the first time to help boost his chances in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Keen Array, above, will wear blinkers for the first time in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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The 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes is a Group 1 race for three-year-old horses that is run in Melbourne in either late October or early November each year.

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The Coolmore Stud Stakes is run on the first day of the Melbourne Cup carnival, Derby Day, as well as being part of the bigger Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Run over a distance of 1,200 metres under set-weight conditions, the Coolmore Stud Stakes is worth a total of $500,000 in prize money.

The Coolmore Stud Stakes is held on the same day as the Group 1 Victoria Derby, Longines MileĀ and Myer Classic.

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

  • 1st: Flying Artie
  • 2nd: Astern
  • 3rd: Star Turn

The first Coolmore Stud Stakes took place in the year 1933 when it was won by Shakuni.

The race began as a race for two-year-olds and took place in the autumn. In 1969 the Coolmore Stud Stakes was changed to a three-year-old race and was moved to the spring carnival. The Coolmore Stud Stakes was run in September and was a Group 2 race until 2006 when it was moved to Victoria Derby Day and given its Group 1 status.

The race was known as the Ascot Vale Stakes until 2007 when it became the Coolmore Stud Stakes.

The Coolmore Stud Stakes was not held for three years from 1966-1968.

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

The Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes field features a maximum of 20 runners with 4 emergencies.

The Coolmore Stud Stakes field draws the best 3-year-old sprinters and can be used by 3-year-old horses as a lead up race to the $1 million weight for age Darley Classic held a week later on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

The 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes field will be published below.
The race is scheduled as Race 4 at Flemington on race day.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 1x1121x43 CAPITALIST Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 7 57kg 104
2 1118×1 EXTREME CHOICE Mick Price Craig Newitt 3 57kg 111
3 1x101x112 ASTERN John O’Shea James McDonald 8 57kg 107
4 2x123x1 FLYING ARTIE Mick Price Hugh Bowman 1 57kg 98
5 31x256x121 STAR TURN Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 4 57kg 105
6 1111 RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 10 57kg 97
7 253×1156 SARACINO (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Mark Zahra 5 57kg 95
8 31×291 ARCHIVES John O’Shea Craig Williams 9 57kg 84
9 6×1203 DERRYN David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Joao Moreira 2 57kg 75
10 210×585 MANOLO BLAHNIQ (NZ) Tony Noonan Steven Arnold 6 57kg 74

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Nominations

The Coolmore Stud Stakes nominations usually feature runners from a range of preparations. As a Group 1 event, you can expect a pretty handy selection of sprinters to enter the Coolmore Stud Stakes nominations. When the Coolmore Stud Stakes nominations are whittled down, it’s usually the cream of the three year old crop that remains.

The 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes nominations will be published here.

Coolmore Stud Stakes Results

Notable winners of the 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes include High Caste (1939), Royal Gem (1945), Comic Court (1948), Vain (1969), Manikato (1978), Rose Of Kingston (1981), Encosta De Lago (1996), Alinghi (2004), Ferocity (2005), Weekend Hussler (2007) and Star Witness (2010).

Many talented horses have won the Coolmore Stud Stakes throughout its lengthy history and here you can find a list of results since 2000.

Year Results Winning Time
2016 1 Flying Artie 2 Astern 3 Star Turn 1:08.98
2015 1 Japonisme 2 Keen Array 3 Counterattack 1:09.50
2014 1 Brazen Beau 2 Delectation 3 Kuro 1:10.73
2013 1 Zoustar 2 Not Listenin’tome 3 Lion Of Belfort 1:09.23
2012 1 Nechita 2 Jolie Bay 3 Shamexpress 1:08.59
2011 1 Sepoy 2 Foxwedge 3 Satin Shoes 1:10.4
2010 1 Star Witness 2 Curtana 3 Shrapnel 1:09.9
2009 1 Headway 2 King Pulse 3 Shellscrape 1:08.5
2008 1 Northern Meteor 2 Fist of Fury 3 All American 1:10.5
2007 1 Weekend Hussler 2 Bel Mer 3 Scenic Blast 1:08.9
2006 1 Gold Edition 2 Splashing Out 3 Churchill Downs 1:09.6
2005 1 Ferocity 2 Jadescent 3 Undoubtedly 1:08.3
2004 1 Alinghi 2 Barley A Moment 3 Tirade 1:10.5
2003 1 Scaredee Cat 2 Lago Delight 3 Dilly Dally 1:08.8
2002 1 Innovation Girl 2 Cool Trent 3 Titanic Jack 1:10.8
2001 1 North Boy 2 Ustinov 3 Malagra Miss 1:09.6
2000 1 So Gorgeous 2 Show A Heart 3 Sort It Out 1:12.9