Chipping Norton Stakes

The Chipping Norton Stakes 2017 is a Group 1 Sydney race run early during the Autumn Racing Carnival.

Chipping Norton Stakes News

2017 Apollo Stakes Kick-Off for Winx

2017 Apollo Stakes Kick-Off for Winx

Chris Waller is laying out the new campaign plans of his outstanding mare Winx who will kick off a similar prep to last autumn starting with the Apollo Stakes 2017 in Sydney this February.

Winx targets the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Day 2 of Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ fourth-up next time in. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Waller and connections of ...

The 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes is a Group 1 weight-for-age race held at Royal Randwick Racecourse during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. It is Sydney’s first Group 1 race of the year and offers $600,000 in prize money.

The Chipping Norton Stakes is run over 1600m and is open to all horses aged 3 years and older with a good sprinting ability. Run on Chipping Norton Stakes Day in late February, the best lead up race is the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) which is held two weeks earlier at Royal Randwick.

There are five other Group status support acts on Chipping Norton Stakes Day with the: Group 2 Surround Stakes (1400m), Group 2 Skyline Stakes (1200m), Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m), Group 2 Guy Walter Stakes (1400m) and the Group 3 Liverpool City Cup (1300m) all hosted by the Australian Turf Club (ATC).

In Melbourne on the same day Caulfield hosts it’s Blue Diamond Stakes Day¬†featuring the:¬†Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m), Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) and Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m).

The 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes will be run on Saturday the February 25th, 2017.

Chipping Norton Stakes
Date: February 25th, 2017
Track: Royal Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO+ Weight-For-Age
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $600,000

2017 Chipping Norton Stakes Field

The Chipping Norton Stakes field features a host of smart autumn milers and is released on the Wednesday before the race.

The official 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes field and barriers are released on Wednesday February 22 and will be published below.

2017 Chipping Norton Stakes Nominations

The 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes nominations will be provided here as soon as released by Racing NSW the Monday of race week, February 20, 2017.

Chipping Norton Stakes History

The Chipping Norton Stakes was a Group 2 race between 1980 and 1985 and was also occasionally run at Randwick where it will take place in 2017. Originally hosted at Warwick Farm Racecourse, the Stakes was won by Tie The Knot over four consecutive years from 1999 to 2002. Even the legendary Phar Lap won the Chipping Norton Stakes in 1930.

See below for the Chipping Norton Stakes winners dating back to 2000.

Recent Chipping Norton Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2017
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2016
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Winx 1 minute 33.9 seconds
2nd Dibayani
3rd Hauraki
2015
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Contributer 1 minute 36.5 seconds
2nd Hartnell
3rd He’s Your Man
2014
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Boban 1 minute 38.2 seconds
2nd It’s A Dundeel
3rd Hawkspur
2013
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Shoot Out 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Monton
3rd Danleigh
2012
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Shoot Out 1 minute 37.4 seconds
2nd Danleigh
3rd Trusting
2011
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Danleigh 1 minute 35.7 seconds
2nd Centennial Park
3rd Sacred Choice
2010
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Theseo 1 minute 37.45 seconds
2nd Rangirangdoo
3rd Danleigh
2009
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Tuesday Joy 1 minute 34.8 seconds
2nd Vision And Power
3rd Gallant Tess
2008
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Casino Prince 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Tuesday Joy
3rd Sniper?s Bullet
2007
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st He?s No Pie Eater 1 minute 37.6 seconds
2nd Desert War
3rd Mentality
2006
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Desert War 1 minute 36.3 seconds
2nd Eremein
3rd Ike?s Dream
2005
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Grand Armee 1 minute 35.4 seconds
2nd Court?s In Session
3rd Winning Belle
2004
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Starcraft 1 minute 40.8 seconds
2nd Ambulance
3rd Gentle Genius
2003
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Lonhro 1 minute 37.9 seconds
2nd Shogun Lodge
3rd Dress Circle
2002
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Tie The Knot 1 minute 37.3 seconds
2nd Freemason
3rd Universal Prince
2001
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Tie The Knot 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Dottoressa
3rd Referral
2000
Chipping Norton Stakes
1st Tie The Knot 1 minute 37.7 seconds
2nd Adam
3rd Staging