Robert Sangster Stakes

The 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes is a Group 1 race for fillies and mares held at Morphettville in South Australia in early May.

Robert Sangster Stakes News

Legless Veuve Gears Up for 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes

Legless Veuve Gears Up for 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes

Caulfield’s Stuart Webb is likely to give his filly Legless Veuve an early Adelaide run on Saturday as a precursor to next month’s Robert Sangster Stakes 2017.

Legless Veuve targets the 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes in Adelaide on May 6. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The three-year-old daughter of Pins is a dual nominee across two states on the weekend ...

The Robert Sangster Stakes is one of only four Group 1 races held in South Australia at Morphettville Racecourse as part of the esteemed Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival.

Conducted by the South Australia Jockey Club (SAJC) the other Group 1 races run are the Australasian Oaks (2000m) on the same day as the Robert Sangster, the Goodwood (1200m) and the South Australian Derby (2500m) held three weeks later on Goodwood Day.

The Robert Sangster Stakes is the elite fillies and mares event of the carnival and is run under weight-for-age conditions. Raced over a sprint distance of 1200m the event is now worth a lucrative $1 million in total prize money.

The contending females may have just contested the Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes (1100m) previous month at the Morphettville track, so keep an eye on the dominant fillies and mares in this other weight-for-age event.

As the premier fillies and mares’ race in Adelaide, the event attracts all the best local gallopers and quite often an impressive interstate female will make the trip and claim victory in the Robert Sangster.

The most famous Robert Sangster Stakes winner was the world’s highest-rated mare Black Caviar who took out the 2012 edition in her Adelaide debut.

The Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 will run on May 6 .

Robert Sangster Stakes
Date: May 6 , 2017
Track: Morphettville Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Conditions: Weight-for-age
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $1 millioon
Inaugurated: 1983

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 odds including futures all-in betting on the Adelaide Group 1 autumn race will be available below as soon as markets are out at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Field

The Robert Sangster Stakes field attracts strong locally-trained mares as well as interstate raiders that are starting to dominate the event. South Australian Racing announce the field the Tuesday of race week. The race also offers a SABOIS Breeders Super Bonus for qualified horses.

The official 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes field and barriers are set for release on Tuesday May 2, 2017 and will be published in full below as soon as announced.

2017 Robert Sangster Nominations

The Robert Sangster Stakes nominations for the now $1 million race close the week prior and attract a better class of mares each season attracted to the big prize money on offer as an end-of-autumn run or as a nice lead-up into the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

The Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 nominations will be taken on April 27, 2017 and announced right here.

Robert Sangster Stakes History

The Robert Sangster is one of the younger Australian thoroughbred races, first run in 1983 when Ranee’s Palace claimed victory. The race distance has remained the same from the inaugural race, but the status and race name have seen a number of changes. It began as a special race but became a listed race the next year in 1934. Two years later it gained Group 3 status until 2004 when it was installed as a Group 2 event. The following year in 2005 it became a prestigious Group 1 event. Originally registered and known as the Swettenham Stud Stakes, the race was renamed when it received Group 1 status as the Robert Sangster Stakes in honour of the legendary owner and breeder Robert Sangster who passed away the year before in 2004.

The Robert Sangster Stakes record was set by Dantelah in 1999 with a time of 1:07.9.

Robert Sangster Stakes Recent Winners

Year

Place

Horse

Time

2017
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2016
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Precious Gem 1 minute 09.4 seconds
2nd Sheidel
3rd I Love It
2015
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Miracles Of Life 1 minutes 09.7 seconds
2nd Gregers
3rd I Love It
2014
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Driefontein 1 minutes 09.2 seconds
2nd Platelet
3rd Gregers
2013
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Platelet 1 minutes 11.0 seconds
2nd Angelic Light
3rd Yosei
2012
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Black Caviar 1 minutes 10.6 seconds
2nd Sistine Angel
3rd Power Princess
2011
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Response 1 minutes 09.0 seconds
2nd Beaded
3rd Miss Octopussy
2010
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Rostova 1 minute 9.42 seconds
2nd Velocitea
3rd Sister Madly
2009
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Bel Mer 1 minute 9.5 seconds
2nd Hidden Energy
3rd Impressive Eagle
2008
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Juste Momente 1 minute 9.7 seconds
2nd Zipanese
3rd Serious Speed
2007
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Universal Queen 1 minute 8.3 seconds
2nd Media
3rd Flying Object
2006
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Ellicorsam 1 minute 9.7 seconds
2nd Social Glow
3rd Truly Wicked
2005
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Alinghi 1 minute 8.7 seconds
2nd Glamour Puss
3rd Solar Antiquity
2004
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st French Bid 1 minute 9 seconds
2nd Fly For Me
3rd Social Glow
2003
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Our Egyptian Raine 1 minute 8.7 seconds
2nd Brief Embrace
3rd Dama De Noche
2002
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Suzy Grey 1 minute 13.2 seconds
2nd Regal Kiss
3rd Lady Belvedere
2001
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Umaline 1 minute 8.1 seconds
2nd Fayrouz
3rd Crixia
2000
Robert Sangster Stakes
1st Rain Dance Lady 1 minute 9.1 seconds
2nd Tapalinga
3rd Daninkling