All Aged Stakes

The All Aged Stakes is the last Group 1 weight-for-age race of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival taking place at Royal Randwick in mid-April after the action of The Championships.

2018 All Aged Stakes Results

  • 1st: #10 Trapeze Artist
  • 2nd: #1 Le Romain
  • 3rd: #11 Showtime



The All Aged Stakes is one of the last races during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival run at Royal Randwick in late April.

Held on the third Saturday in April following the action of The Championships, the Group 1 All Aged Stakes is a weight-for-age race for horses aged three-years-old and over. The race attracts a lot of good middle distance sprinters eager to combat the 1400m track in hope of winning a share of the $600,000 prize money. Many horses will come from the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) two weeks earlier to try and overcome the extra 200m added to this race.

Trapeze Artist (2018) became the first horse since Bentley Biscuit (2007) to complete the TJ Smith Stakes – All Aged Stakes double.

This autumn’s edition of the All Aged Stakes ran on Saturday April 21, 2018 and was won narrowly by the three-year-old favourite Trapeze Artist.

2018 All Aged Stakes
Date: Saturday April 21, 2018
Track: Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: Weight-for-age
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $600,000

2018 All Aged Stakes Results

  • 1st: #10 Trapeze Artist
  • 2nd: #1 Le Romain
  • 3rd: #11 Showtime

See below for the full All Aged Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order, following the link to read more on the win in Sydney’s final Group 1 race of the autumn by the Gerald Ryan-trained three-year-old Trapeze Artist who set a new track record and beat home the older horses for the second time on the trot after his two length TJ Smith Stakes success. Le Romain ran second in the race for the second year in a row, while another three-year-old Showtime held for third having set the pace throughout.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 10 TRAPEZE ARTIST Gerald Ryan Tye Angland 7 56.5kg $2.30F
2 1 LE ROMAIN Kris Lees Jason Collett 0.2L 10 59kg $11
3 11 SHOWTIME Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Corey Brown 1.7L 8 56.5kg $17
4 3 HARTNELL (GB) James Cummings Hugh Bowman 1.8L 9 59kg $7.50
5 12 THE MISSION Paul Perry Brenton Avdulla 2.2L 3 56.5kg $31
6 4 IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) James Cummings Tim Clark 3.1L 1 59kg $21
7 13 MURAAQEB David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 3.4L 2 56.5kg $17
8 8 TOM MELBOURNE (IRE) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 3.5L 4 59kg $8.50
9 9 SATONO RASEN (JPN) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 5.3L 6 59kg $31
10 2 BRAVE SMASH (JPN) Darren Weir Mark Zahra 9.7L 5 59kg $6.50
7 ENDLESS DRAMA (IRE) Chris Waller Michael Walker 0
6 RED CARDINAL (IRE) Darren Weir 0
5 CLEARLY INNOCENT Kris Lees Jason Collett 0

2018 All Aged Stakes Tips

  • 1st: #10 Trapeze Artist
  • 2nd: #1 Le Romain
  • 3rd: #3 Hartnell

Read our insider 2018 All Aged Stakes Tips & Selections now.

2018 All Aged Stakes Form Guide

Check out our comprehensive All Aged Stakes 2018 Form Guide & Betting Preview.

2018 All Aged Stakes Betting & Odds

The latest All Aged Stakes 2018 odds on the end-of-autumn weight-for-age hopefuls engaged in the Group 1 Randwick race will be available below once markets open at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2018 All Aged Stakes Field

The All Aged Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of weight-for-age stars each autumn, many looking at heading to Adelaide for races like the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) the following month, and is released the Wednesday before the race.

The All Aged Stakes 2018 final field and barriers are set for release by Racing NSW on the Wednesday of race week and will be published below.

The official 2018 All Aged Stakes Field drew 13 weight-for-age hopefuls led by Gerald Ryan’s last start TJ Smith Stakes winning colt Trapeze Artist who is one of four three-year-olds in the mix.

Read more on the Trapeze Artist-led All Aged Stakes 2018 Field.

2018 All Aged Stakes Field Update: Darren Weir has withdrawn his import Red Cardinal (12) from the line-up, the horse having had just the one run down under when 11th in the Melbourne Cup. The galloper remains in the mix for the last at Caulfield on Saturday – the Listed Anniversary Vase (1400m), where he will carry the 60.5kg top weight, but better on soft going will only run if the track is a Good (4) or worse.

Two other horses have officially come out of the All Aged Stakes 2018 field on race morning with Clearly Innocent leaving Kris Lees with last year’s runner-up Le Romain as his only runner, while the Chris Waller-trained acceptors are down to two with Endless Drama out of contention.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 202x250x74 LE ROMAIN Kris Lees Glyn Schofield 13 59kg 114
2 2123×53127 BRAVE SMASH (JPN) Darren Weir Mark Zahra 5 59kg 113
3 x12290x130 HARTNELL (GB) James Cummings Hugh Bowman 11 59kg 113
4 1119x0335x IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) James Cummings Tim Clark 1 59kg 113
5 13x385x666 CLEARLY INNOCENT Kris Lees Jason Collett 7 59kg 109
6 32x11x5x0x RED CARDINAL (IRE) Darren Weir TBA 12 59kg 108
7 0x360x3149 ENDLESS DRAMA (IRE) Chris Waller Michael Walker 10 59kg 107
8 2226230×25 TOM MELBOURNE (IRE) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 4 59kg 104
9 4x20x2x38x SATONO RASEN (JPN) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 6 59kg 100
10 x6410x1431 TRAPEZE ARTIST Gerald Ryan Tye Angland 8 56.5kg 114
11 21510×2372 SHOWTIME Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Corey Brown 9 56.5kg 102
12 x70600x855 THE MISSION Paul Perry Brenton Avdulla 3 56.5kg 92
13 9152×33671 MURAAQEB David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 2 56.5kg 85

All Aged Stakes History

First raced in 1866, the All Aged Stakes was won by Falcon over a distance of 1600m. This track length remained the same until 2004 when it was changed to its current length of 1400m.

The All Aged Stakes has been won by plenty of top quality horses starting with Carbine and his consecutive wins in 1889 and 1890. Another 48 years later, Ajax broke this record by winning the All Aged Stakes three years in a row in 1938 – 1940.

Two time Melbourne Cup winner Peter Pan took out the race in 1935 and the legendary Tulloch also won the race in 1958. The New Zealand horse Rough Habit won the All Aged Stakes in 1992 and 1993, however his greatest victories took place at the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

Recent All Aged Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019 All Aged Stakes 1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018 All Aged Stakes 1st Trapeze Artist 1 minute 20.33 (Race Record)
2nd Le Romain
3rd Showtime
2017 All Aged Stakes 1st Tivaci 1 minute 26.94 seconds
2nd Le Romain
3rd Jungle Edge
2016 All Aged Stakes 1st English 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Black Heart Bart
3rd Kermadec
2015 All Aged Stakes 1st Dissident 1 minute 24.6 seconds
2nd Wandjina
3rd Chautauqua
2014 All Aged Stakes 1st Hana’s Goal 1 minutes 24.64 seconds
2nd Weary
3rd Tiger Tees
2013 All Aged Stakes 1st All Too Hard 1 minutes 22.89 seconds
2nd Rain Affair
3rd Fiorente
2012 All Aged Stakes 1st Atlantic Jewel 1 minutes 21.8 seconds
2nd Rain Affair
3rd Ofcourseican
2011 All Aged Stakes 1st Hay List 1 minutes 26.2 seconds
2nd Hinchinbrook
3rd Heart Of Dreams
2010
All Aged Stakes
1st Hot Danish 1 minute 22.04 seconds
2nd Melito
3rd Beaded
2009
All Aged Stakes
1st Danleigh 1 minute 24.85 seconds
2nd Light Fantastic
3rd Royal Discretion
2008
All Aged Stakes
1st Racing To Win 1 minute 22.79 seconds
2nd Murtajill
3rd Casino Prince
2007
All Aged Stakes
1st Bentley Biscuit 1 minute 24.07 seconds
2nd Black Ink
3rd Malcolm
2006
All Aged Stakes
1st Paratroopers 1 minute 21.54 seconds
2nd Niconero
3rd Shania Dane
2005
All Aged Stakes
1st Shamekha 1 minute 23.43 seconds
2nd Only Words
3rd Our Egyptian Raine
2004
All Aged Stakes
1st Private Steer 1 minute 21.61 seconds
2nd Our Egyptian Raine
3rd Defier
2003
All Aged Stakes
1st Arlington Road 1 minute 36.59 seconds
2nd Dash For Cash
3rd Lord Essex
2002
All Aged Stakes
1st Sunline 1 minute 34.38 seconds
2nd Cent Home
3rd Dress Circle
2001
All Aged Stakes
1st El Mirada 1 minute 39.79 seconds
2nd Final Fantasy
3rd Sunline
2000
All Aged Stakes
1st  Sunline 1 minute 35.79 seconds
2nd Georgie Boy
3rd Over

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