Sheraco Stakes

  • Date: September 10th
  • Racecourse: Rosehill Gardens
  • Race Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 3YO+ F&M SWP
  • Prize Money: $125,000

2016 Sheraco Stakes News

Pearls can bounce back in Golden Pendant

Pearls can bounce back in Golden Pendant

Last start failure Pearls can bounce back against a quality field of mares in the Group 2 $400,000 Ronald McDonald House Westmead Golden Pendant (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Pearls, above, has the ability to bounce back in the Golden Pendant at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer John O’Shea has plenty of faith in …

The 2016 Sheraco Stakes is a Group 3 sprinting event held at one of Sydney’s most illustrious racecourses, Rosehill Gardens.

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Raced over 1200m, the Sheraco Stakes provides a genuine sprinting test for fillies and mares aged three years old and above. With $125,000 in prize money available, the Sheraco Stakes is a lucrative event for those horses that run well.

Due to the gender and age restrictions on the race, along with the set weights plus penalties conditions, the Sheraco Stakes acts as a great form guide. As it’s usually a fairly even bout, the Sheraco Stakes tends to show off all the fillies and mares in the best light possible, and certainly removes some doubt when it comes to later 1200m events.

Horses often have a crack at the Concorde Stakes or the Tramway Handicap prior to heading to the Sheraco Stakes. The Tea Rose Stakes and The Shorts act as great stepping stones following the Sheraco Stakes.

The Sheraco Stakes is named after 1982 Australian Oaks winner Sheraco, who was quite a successful filly. The inaugural edition of the race was held in 1998, with Patou winning. The Sheraco Stakes was upgraded to listed status in 2000 after running for only two years. This was followed in 2013 by an upgrade to Group 3. Prior to becoming a Group 3 event, the Sheraco Stakes ran over 1100m.

2016 Sheraco Stakes Field

The Sheraco Stakes field is usually filled out with very decent fillies and mares, usually from Sydney stables. A lot of horses target this race as part of their spring campaigns, and as a result the Sheraco Stakes field usually ends up with a few very decent horses in it.

As soon as all details are finalised, the 2016 Sheraco Stakes field will be published here.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 14x64027x1 PEARLS John O’Shea James McDonald 12 57kg 95
2 x2231122x4 HEAVENS ABOVE Tim Martin Tye Angland 3 56kg 101
3 x251x3241x NANCY Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 2 56kg 97
4 x0717319x3 SAVOUREUX Kris Lees Hugh Bowman 5 56kg 97
5 613x70331x SERENE MAJESTY Peter & Paul Snowden Joshua Parr 6 56kg 88
6 82x913321x YATTARNA James Cummings Glyn Schofield 8 56kg 84
7 21x220313x SOLD FOR SONG Kevin Kemp James Orman (a) 14 55.5kg 88
8 x31327x1x2 ALUCINARI John O’Shea Brenton Avdulla 11 55kg 79
9 81523x550x FINE MIST Paul Murray Blake Spriggs 9 54kg 90
10 11422×2 DIXIE BLOSSOMS Ron Quinton Tim Clark 13 54kg 86
11 313395262x DENMAGIC David Pfieffer Tommy Berry 15 54kg 84
12 41x321x11x RAVI Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 7 54kg 81
13 1x63464x26 CANA Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Jay Ford 10 54kg 73
14 1667x1144x MAGIC ALIBI Gerald Ryan Christian Reith 4 54kg 73
15 8×64518015 MAGNAJOY Jarrod Austin Jason Collett 1 54kg 73

2016 Sheraco Stakes Nominations

The 2016 Sheraco Stakes nominations will be publicly released on the seventh of September. There are always quite a few decent punting opportunities in the 2016 Sheraco Stakes nominations. A couple of dozen fillies and mares are usually listed on the Sheraco Stakes nominations, but only 18 will be accepted to run.

The 2016 Sheraco Stakes nominations will be provided below.

Sheraco Stakes Results

Sheraco Stakes results and winning times since 2000 are provided below.

Year Results Winning Time
2017 1 TBD 2 TBD 3 TBD  TBD
2016 1 Heavens Above 2 Ravi 3 Magic Alibi  1:11.6
2015 1 Catkins 2 Echo Gal 3 Bounding  1:09.14
2014 1 Catkins 2 My Sabeel 3 Neena Rock  1:10.2
2013 1 Driefontein 2 Peron 3 Arctic Flight  1:09.9
2012 1 More Joyous 2 Miss Marx 3 Streama  1:10.4
2011 1 Gybe 2 Phenomenal Lass 3 Ofcourseican  1:03.8
2010 1 More Joyous 2 Girl Hussler 3 Sister Madly  1:03.3
2009 1 Madame Pedrille 2 Seeking Attention 3 More Joyous  1:04.5
2008 (Aug) 1 Hairy 2 Judged 3 Interfere  1.03.9
2008 (Feb) 1 Mimi Lebrock 2 Vegas Showgirl 3 Shirl Pegasus  1:06.6
2006 1 At Ease 2 Sugarbomb 3 Fire Song  1:04.2
2005 1 Shannon Bank 2 Shalimar Sky 3 Imana  1:03.6
2004 1 Covet Thee 2 Zakynthos Star 3 Chatelaine  1:03.5
2003 1 Oomph 2 Zakynthos Star 3 Covet Thee  1:03.9
2002 1 Pompeii 2 Mica’s Pride 3 Lady Cay  1:03.3
2001 1 Nanny Maroon 2 Arrabeea 3 Perfect Halo  1:04.2
2000 1 Brief Kiss 2 Perfect Halo 3 Beat The Fade  1:04.1