Surround Stakes

The Surround Stakes is now a Group 1 race for three-year-old fillies held at Royal Randwick on Chipping Norton Stakes Day during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

2019 Surround Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD



The Surround Stakes is at one of the newest Group 1 races in Australia, the event elevated from its former Group 2 status for the first time in 2018. The Surround Stakes is held towards the start of the prestigious Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival on Chipping Norton Stakes Day at Royal Randwick in late February or early March. The meeting is also headlined by the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) and features a host of other support races including the Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes and Group 2 Skyline Stakes over the 1200m.

Run over 1400m, the Surround Stakes is a set weights race offering $500,000 in total prize money for three-year-old fillies. Fillies that previously contested the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick earlier in the autumn may be looking for a step up in distance here on their way to some of the other lucrative carnival features, including taking on the boys in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) the following week.

Other possible runs for Surround Stakes fillies later in the season include the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) against the older mares and the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill at the end of March.

The Surround Stakes 2019 takes place on Saturday March 2, 2019.

2019 Surround Stakes
Date: Saturday March 2, 2019
Track: Royal Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Conditions: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights
Weight: 56kg
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $500,000
Inaugurated: 1979

2019 Surround Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2018 Surround Stakes Tips

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2019 Surround Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Surround Stakes 2019 odds and betting prices on the season’s top three-year-old fillies will be available below as soon as markets are out at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2019 Surround Stakes Field

A line-up of the season’s best three-year-old fillies make up the Surround Stakes field each spring, even more so since the race gained Group 1 status for the first time in 2018. The fillies in the Surround Stakes field may come via lead-up runs in events like the Light Fingers Stakes a fortnight earlier at the track.

The 2019 Surround Stakes field is released on Wednesday February 27, 2019 and will be published in full below along with the Surround Stakes barrier draw.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 213x3033x4 EL DORADO DREAMING Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 1 56kg 102
2 591x38362x SEABROOK (NZ) Mick Price Brett Prebble 10 56kg 102
3 2x544130x0 OOHOOD Tony McEvoy Tim Clark 8 56kg 101
4 72x12220x1 FIESTA Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 15 56kg 100
5 x088223x43 FUNDAMENTALIST David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Sam Clipperton 5 56kg 98
6 4x623172x8 GREYSFUL GLAMOUR Mark Newnham Corey Brown 9 56kg 94
7 213×1 NAKEETA JANE Mark Newnham Joshua Parr 6 56kg 92
8 2x1614x9 MISS FABULASS Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 16 56kg 92
9 x62x1120x6 MELT (NZ) Chris Waller Glyn Schofield 14 56kg 90
10 x1x10542x2 MADAM ROUGE Chris Waller Blake Shinn 3 56kg 85
11 2113157×2 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) Chris Waller Jay Ford 13 56kg 84
12 314x11x3 POHUTUKAWA James Cummings James McDonald 7 56kg 84
13 8222550×31 MIZZY Anthony Cummings Jason Collett 12 56kg 74
14 111x ZALATTE (NZ) Chris Waller Tommy Berry 4 56kg 74
15e 39×21 SISTER SLEDGE Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 11 56kg 66
16e 1460×6 SYMI Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 2 56kg 68

2019 Surround Stakes Nominations

The 2019 Surround Stakes nominations close on Monday February 26, 2018 and will be published in full below once announced by Racing NSW.

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 3x67x77 ADAGIRL F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
2 1329×546 ALIFEROUS F 3 Kris Lees 63
3 647×4341 ALMERHERI F 3 John Thompson 64
4 2x111100x1 AMPHITRITE F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 106
5 85x174x133 APERITIF F 3 Chris Waller
6 2x5379211x ARISTIA F 3 Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra
7 25x35x10 AUTUMN F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 60
8 3x111115x3 BACCARAT BABY F 3 David Vandyke
9 1241×29 BLEU ROCHE F 3 Matt Laurie
10 3368×1 BLONDE DISPOSITION F 3 David Brideoake
11 355×122 BRING THE MAGIC F 3 Chris Waller 68
12 13283×8 BUBBLES’N’TROUBLES F 3 Chris Waller 69
13 23x24x11 CALL ME ROYAL F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 70
14 2×22 CHILLED ROSE F 3 Richard Freedman
15 4233x156x2 COLOMBINA F 3 James Cummings 64
16 231x970x1 CRISTAL EYES F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
17 2 DANCE HALL GIRL F 3 Tim Martin 49
18 5×19 DO IT F 3 David Brideoake
19 213x3033x4 EL DORADO DREAMING F 3 Kris Lees 102
20 1x41x7 ETHERIDGE F 3 John Thompson 61
21 2x5122x0 EVALINA F 3 Kris Lees 67
22 72x12220x1 FIESTA F 3 Chris Waller 100
23 117×7 FRANKELY AWESOME F 3 Kris Lees 69
24 x088223x43 FUNDAMENTALIST F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 98
25 01x3900x49 FUTOOH F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 76
26 22 GOT YOUR SIX F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
27 41060×34 GRAND WISH F 3 David Brideoake
28 4x623172x8 GREYSFUL GLAMOUR F 3 Mark Newnham 94
29 2510x144x I LIKE IT EASY F 3 Gerald Ryan 72
30 6x214160x2 I’M SO SWEET F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 67
31 31 KEVIKKI F 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
32 23275×4312 LABURNUM F 3 James Cummings 69
33 13x3x461 LADY OF SHALOTT F 3 Kris Lees 69
34 452×145 LE LUDE F 3 John Thompson 58
35 x1x10542x2 MADAM ROUGE F 3 Chris Waller 85
36 x62x1120x6 MELT (NZ) F 3 Chris Waller 90
37 15 MISS BELIEF F 3 Gerald Ryan 60
38 2x1614x9 MISS FABULASS F 3 Kris Lees 92
39 8222550×31 MIZZY F 3 Anthony Cummings 74
40 1x12085x6 MULTAJA F 3 James Cummings
41 213×1 NAKEETA JANE F 3 Mark Newnham 92
42 843×4 ON THE WHITE TURF (NZ) F 3 Richard Freedman
43 2x544130x0 OOHOOD F 3 Tony McEvoy 101
44 5×3 PEACE OF MIND F 3 Gerald Ryan
45 8677x0042x PERFECT PITCH F 3 Gary Portelli 68
46 314x11x3 POHUTUKAWA F 3 James Cummings 84
47 21x PRINCESS JENNI (NZ) F 3 David Brideoake
48 x4850425x1 QAFILA F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 86
49 591x38362x SEABROOK (NZ) F 3 Mick Price 102
50 4×17 SHAMWOW (NZ) F 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
51 3 SHE’S SO SAVVY F 3 John Sargent
52 39×21 SISTER SLEDGE F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 66
53 7x63x112 SPIRITUAL PURSUIT F 3 Jason Coyle 71
54 118 STREET ICON F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
55 226x1010x3 SUNDARBANS (NZ) F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 66
56 31×1115 SYLVIA’S MOTHER F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 84
57 1460×6 SYMI F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 68
58 6x104238x2 TATIARA F 3 Robbie Laing
59 4230×24217 TERMINOLOGY F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 72
60 1x01x6 THE CLOSER F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
61 119x THE SOLOIST F 3 Richard Freedman 58
62 2113157×2 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) F 3 Chris Waller 84
63 213 VICTORY KINGDOM F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
64 45x43122x WELSH LEGEND F 3 Chris Waller 68
65 18×4 WIMLAH F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 61
66 111x ZALATTE (NZ) F 3 Chris Waller 74
67 3×41 ZELROSA F 3 Gerald Ryan 61

Surround Stakes History

First run in 1979 the Surround Stakes inaugural winner was Impede. The race began as a Group 3 event run over 1400m and although the distance has remained the same, the status of the event was elevated to Group 2 level in 1986. The Surround Stakes became a Group 1 race for the first time in 2018. For one year in 1990 the Surround Stakes was downgraded to a Group 3 race again but regained Group 2 status the following year in 1991.

See below for the full Surround Stakes results dating back to 2000.

Surround Stakes Records
Race Record: 1:21.6 set by Glenview in 1989
Most Successful Jockey: D. Beadman has won three Surround Stakes, with Ochiltree (1990), Ad Alta (2000) and Hosannah (2002).

Surround Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Surround Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Surround Stakes
1st Shoals 1 minute 23.46 seconds
2nd Torvill
3rd Rimraam
2017
Surround Stakes
1st La Bella Diosa 1 minute 25.62 seconds
2nd Omei Sword
3rd Global Glamour
2016
Surround Stakes
1st Ghisoni 1 minute 21.3 seconds
2nd Single Gaze
3rd Stay With Me
2015
Surround Stakes
1st First Seal 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Supara
3rd Slightly Sweet
2014
Surround Stakes
1st Thump 1 minute 23.57 seconds
2nd Real Surreal
3rd Lucia Valentina
2013
Surround Stakes
1st Dear Demi 1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd Driefontein
3rd Longport
2012
Surround Stakes
1st Streama 1 minute 24.7 seconds
2nd Sea Siren
3rd Hallowell Belle
2011
Surround Stakes
1st Parables 1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd Red Tracer
3rd Rose Of Peace
2010
Surround Stakes
1st More Joyous 1 minute 23.64 seconds
2nd Hurtle Myrtle
3rd So Anyway
2009
Surround Stakes
1st Portillo 1 minute 21.83 seconds
2nd Romneya
3rd Rocha
2008
Surround Stakes
1st Chinchilla Rose 1 minute 24.23 seconds
2nd Occurrence
3rd Mimi Lebrock
2007
Surround Stakes
1st Gold Edition 1 minute 22.38 seconds
2nd Tuesday Joy
3rd Just Dancing
2006
Surround Stakes
1st Regal Cheer 1 minute 22.87 seconds
2nd Mnemosyne
3rd Star Mystic
2005
Surround Stakes
1st Lotteria 1 minute 22.85 seconds
2nd Shania Dane
3rd Johan’s Toy
2004
Surround Stakes
1st Only Words 1 minute 25.95 seconds
2nd Ike’s Dream
3rd Shamekha
2003
Surround Stakes
1st Bollinger 1 minute 23.17 seconds
2nd Bumptious
3rd Sunday Joy
2002
Surround Stakes
1st Hosannah 1 minute 22.85 seconds
2nd Heritiere
3rd Quays
2001
Surround Stakes
1st On Type 1 minute 22.77 seconds
2nd Maitland Gold
3rd Miss Kournikova
2000
Surround Stakes
1st Ad Alta 1 minute 24.04 seconds
2nd Spinning Hill
3rd Camena

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