A.V. Kewney Stakes

The Kenwney Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-old fillies run at Flemington Racecourse in March on 'Super Saturday' each autumn.

2017 Kewney Stakes Results

  • 1st: I Am A Star
  • 2nd: Ellicazoom
  • 3rd: Kenedna

A.V. Kewney Stakes News

Doncaster Option for Kewney Stakes Winner I Am A Star

Doncaster Option for Kewney Stakes Winner I Am A Star

A trip up to Sydney for a 2017 Doncaster Mile bid is still being considered for gun filly I Am A Star after she retained her undefeated record at Flemington with a gutsy win in the Kewney Stakes on ‘Super Saturday’.

Kewney Stakes 2017 winner I Am A Star will target Group 1 races in either Sydney or ...

The Group 2 A.V. Kewney Stakes is held at Flemington Racecourse in March as a part of Super Saturday. As the premier three-years-old fillies’ mile event of the season, the A.V. Kewney Stakes takes place on the same day as the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m).

Worth $200,000 in prize money, the set weight event is raced over a 1400m distance. The ideal lead-up races to the A.V. Kewney Stakes include the Group 3 Vanity Stakes (1200m) and the Group 2 Angus Armanasco Stakes (1400m).

The Kewney Stakes 2017 was run on Saturday Saturday March 11, 2017.

A.V. Kewney Stakes
Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
Track: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Fillies Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prizemoney: $200,000

2017 Kewney Stakes Results

See below for the complete 2017 Kewney Stakes Results & Finishing Order – the race won by the Myer Classic winner I Am A Star who could be Sydney-bound for the Doncaster Mile if the weather permits.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 2 I AM A STAR (NZ) Shane Nichols Dean Yendall 4 55.5kg $2F
2 3 ELLICAZOOM Neville Parnham Steven Pateman 0.1L 9 55.5kg $7.50
3 4 KENEDNA Darren Weir Damian Lane 1.6L 12 55.5kg $10
4 14 RED IS THE ROSE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 2L 7 55.5kg $20
5 11 A MIST OPPORTUNITY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 3.5L 13 55.5kg $101
6 8 FRAGONARD John O’Shea Joao Moreira 3.6L 5 55.5kg $11
7 9 FLORIDA KEYS Pat Carey Luke Nolen 3.7L 1 55.5kg $41
8 5 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Mark Zahra 3.8L 3 55.5kg $9
9 6 MODERN WONDER Leon & Troy Corstens Stephen Baster 3.9L 2 55.5kg $12
10 12 SAVAJU (NZ) Shaun Dwyer Ms Nikita Beriman 5.15L 10 55.5kg $151
11 7 NAVAGIO (NZ) Colin Little Luke Currie 6.15L 8 55.5kg $61
12 10 SOHO RUBY Levi Kavanagh Ben E Thompson (a) 8.15L 6 55.5kg $101
13 13 SOGNANI Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 11.15L 11 55.5kg $201
15 CLASSIC DIVA Robbie Griffiths Jye McNeil 0
1 FLYING JESS John Moloney Jordan Childs (a) 0

2017 Kewney Stakes Betting

The autumn’s top Kewney Stakes 2017 odds and betting links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below as soon as markets are released.

2017 Kewney Stakes Field

The Kewney Stakes field attracts a nice line-up of quality Group performed three-year-old fillies coming out of earlier autumn lead-ups run under similar conditions including the Angus Armanasco Stakes on Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day. Fillies may even drop down in grade off a Group 1 start in a race like the Oakleigh Plate (1100m) as they rise in distance.

The official 2017 Kewney Stakes field and barriers are due for release on Wednesday March 8, 2017 and will be published in full below.

Check out the 2017 Kewney Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw below – a more detailed rundown on the top fillies in the mix including Myer Classic winner I Am A Star who heads the markets found by following the link.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 21×0060471 FLYING JESS John Moloney Jordan Childs (a) 12 55.5kg 94
2 x154231x27 I AM A STAR (NZ) Shane Nichols Dean Yendall 4 55.5kg 105
3 54x1122x22 ELLICAZOOM Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 9 55.5kg 78
4 2139×81431 KENEDNA Darren Weir Damian Lane 14 55.5kg 82
5 21x9x23 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Mark Zahra 3 55.5kg 74
6 1x023x2 MODERN WONDER Leon & Troy Corstens Stephen Baster 2 55.5kg 75
7 02x10x10 NAVAGIO (NZ) Colin Little Luke Currie 8 55.5kg 68
8 1261×1 FRAGONARD John O’Shea Joao Moreira 5 55.5kg 71
9 7x7210x184 FLORIDA KEYS Pat Carey Luke Nolen 1 55.5kg 67
10 69x3117x9 SOHO RUBY Levi Kavanagh Ben E Thompson (a) 6 55.5kg 66
11 10×453 A MIST OPPORTUNITY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 15 55.5kg 65
12 0x107x17 SAVAJU (NZ) Shaun Dwyer Ms Nikita Beriman 10 55.5kg 64
13 3x10x1 SOGNANI Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 11 55.5kg 66
14 231 RED IS THE ROSE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 7 55.5kg 64
15 63105×6 CLASSIC DIVA Robbie Griffiths Jye McNeil 13 55.5kg 64

2017 Kewney Stakes Nominations

The Kewney Stakes nominations are announced on the Monday prior to the race, giving punters plenty of time to begin their form study and develop an understanding of the way the race will be run.

The official 2017 Kewney Stakes Nominations will be published below on the Monday leading up to Super Saturday.

Check out the full 2017 Kewney Stakes Nominations listed here, key entries including Group 1 Myer Classic winner from the spring I Am A Star and the ultra-consistent Perth visitor Ellicazoom coming off an Angus Armanasco Stakes second.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp. Rating
1 10×453 A MIST OPPORTUNITY F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 65
2 63105×6 CLASSIC DIVA F 3 Robbie Griffiths 64
3 6x47110x42 CLOCKWORK ORANGE F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 66
4 54x1122x22 ELLICAZOOM F 3 Neville Parnham 78
5 7x7210x184 FLORIDA KEYS F 3 Pat Carey 67
6 21×0060471 FLYING JESS F 3 John Moloney 94
7 1261×1 FRAGONARD F 3 John O’Shea 71
8 9119 GO GRACEY F 3 Mitchell Beer & Max Hinton 66
9 x154231x27 I AM A STAR (NZ) F 3 Shane Nichols 105
10 2139×81431 KENEDNA F 3 Darren Weir 82
11 5138×1 LADY SKILLS F 3 Matt Laurie 65
12 1x023x2 MODERN WONDER F 3 Leon & Troy Corstens 75
13 02x10x10 NAVAGIO (NZ) F 3 Colin Little 68
14 21x9x23 OREGON’S DAY F 3 Mick Price 74
15 112×4119 PUMPKIN PIE F 3 Danny Williams 77
16 231 RED IS THE ROSE F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 64
17 0x107x17 SAVAJU (NZ) F 3 Shaun Dwyer 64
18 1x556520x1 SEBRING DREAM F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 77
19 601974×563 SELENIA F 3 Robbie Griffiths 77
20 3x10x1 SOGNANI F 3 Michael Moroney 66
21 69x3117x9 SOHO RUBY F 3 Levi Kavanagh 66
22 x072042411 STAR PATRIOT F 3 Todd Balfour 62
23 31221x TIAMO GRACE F 3 Darren Weir 84

Kewney Stakes History

First won by Great Field in 1952, the A.V. Kewney Stakes has featured several superb fillies including 1999 winner Sunline from New Zealand. Sunline was the highest earning female racehorse of her time amassing over $11 million in prize money. Since 1988, the fastest winning time was recorded by Umaline in 2000 with 1 minute 34.1 seconds. The slowest recorded winning time was 1 minute 37.8 seconds by Doubting in 2006.

Kewney Stakes Winners Since 2000

Year Place Horse Time
2018
Kewney Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2017
Kewney Stakes
1st I Am A Star 1 minute 22.48 seconds
2nd Ellicazoom
3rd Kenedna
2016
Kewney Stakes
1st Badawiya 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Don’t Doubt Mamma
3rd Egypt
2015
Kewney Stakes
1st Wawail 1 minute 23.2 seconds
2nd Sabatini
3rd Vezalay
2014
Kewney Stakes
1st Solicit 1 minute 22.6 seconds
2nd Marianne
3rd Suavito
2013
Kewney Stakes
1st Flying Snitzel 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Norzita
3rd Red Fez
2012
Kewney Stakes
1st Empress Rock 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Assertive Eagle
3rd Bliss Street
2011
Kewney Stakes
1st Do Ra Mi 1 minute 22.2 seconds
2nd Brazilian Pulse
3rd Divorces
2010
Kewney Stakes
1st Faint Perfume 1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Response
3rd No Evidence Needed
2009
Kewney Stakes
1st Gallica 1 minute 36.3 seconds
2nd Gold Water
3rd Lamarr
2008
Kewney Stakes
1st Zarita 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Absolut Glam
3rd Bashful Girl
2007
Kewney Stakes
1st Anamato 1 minute 35.2 seconds
2nd Catechuchu
3rd Flame Of Sydney
2006
Kewney Stakes
1st Doubting 1 minute 37.8 seconds
2nd Serenade Rose
3rd Empress Lily
2005
Kewney Stakes
1st Ballet Society 1 minute 35.1 seconds
2nd Kylikwong
3rd Astrodame
2004
Kewney Stakes
1st Special Harmony 1 minute 35.5 seconds
2nd Country Lodge
3rd Sky Cuddle
2003
Kewney Stakes
1st Lashed 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Umaris
3rd Tarcoola Diamond
2002
Kewney Stakes
1st Elegant Fashion 1 minute 34.9 seconds
2nd Bridal Hill
3rd Gold Lottey
2001
Kewney Stakes
1st Ponton Flyer 1 minute 35.2 seconds
2nd St Therese
3rd Flying Spice
2000
Kewney Stakes
1st Umaline 1 minute 34.1 seconds
2nd Grand Echezeaux
3rd Brulant