The Group 2 2016 A.V. Kewney Stakes is held at Flemington Racecourse in March as a part of Super Saturday. As the premier three year old filly mile event of the season, the A.V. Kewney Stakes takes place on the same day as the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap, Australian Cup and Australian Guineas.
Worth $220,000 in prize money, the set weight event is raced over a 1400m distance. The ideal lead-up races to the A.V. Kewney Stakes are the Group 3 Vanity Stakes (1200m), the Group 2 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1500m) and the Group 2 Angus Armanasco Stakes (1400m).
The Kewney Stakes 2016 will be run on Saturday 12th of March, 2016.
|A.V. Kewney Stakes|
|Date:||12th of March, 2016|
|Track:||Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne|
|Race Type:||3YO Fillies Set Weights|
2016 Kewney Stakes Field
As a result of the race’s prestigious Group 2 reputation and considerable prize money, the Kewney Stakes field attracts a high level of quality each year. It’s always good for a punt, and it can often be quite easy to spot the value in the Kewney Stakes field.
The 2016 Kewney Stakes field is published here.
|o||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||41x25444x3||PASADENA GIRL (NZ)||Peter G Moody||Glen Boss||13||55.5kg||94|
|2||3x341613x1||DON’T DOUBT MAMMA||Tony McEvoy||Dwayne Dunn||16||55.5kg||86|
|3||3x217113x||BADAWIYA||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||2||55.5kg||90|
|4||2427×311||CATCH A FIRE||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||Damian Lane||4||55.5kg||83|
|5||12222||MOSSIN’ AROUND||John P Thompson||Blake Shinn||1||55.5kg||75|
|6||3x221x9||INDARRA (NZ)||Robert Smerdon||Mark Zahra||7||55.5kg||72|
|7||314x0264x0||BENGAL CAT||John Sadler||Damien Oliver||9||55.5kg||70|
|8||7264x111x||JACQUI’S JOY (NZ)||Mitchell Beer & Max Hinton||Patrick Moloney||15||55.5kg||73|
|9||1x8x31541||LABDIEN||Chris Waller||Ben Melham||12||55.5kg||73|
|10||11×634||CANA||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Luke Currie||14||55.5kg||70|
|11||2145x485x7||SEMPRE LIBERA||Robert Smerdon||Nicholas Hall||10||55.5kg||75|
|12||667×313120||EGYPT||Mark Kavanagh||Craig Williams||8||55.5kg||73|
|13||0x3211x||LOPARTEGA||Doug Harrison||Ibrahim Gundogdu||6||55.5kg||67|
|14||4×11||DANIELA ROSA||Michael Moroney||Jake Noonan||3||55.5kg||68|
|15||x41624x338||MISS WILSON||Simon Morrish||Ms Michelle Payne||5||55.5kg||64|
|16||175x105x9||LET HER RIP (NZ)||Shaune Ritchie||Hugh Bowman||11||55.5kg||68|
2016 Kewney Stakes Nominations
The Kewney Stakes nominations are usually 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. There are always a few renowned milers amongst the Kewney Stakes nominations, and it’s always worth a watch.
The 2016 Kewney Stakes nominations will be provided below.
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
|1st||Wawail||1 minute 23.2 seconds|
|1st||Solicit||1 minute 22.6 seconds|
|1st||Flying Snitzel||1 minute 22.9 seconds|
|1st||Empress Rock||1 minute 22.5 seconds|
|1st||Do Ra Mi||1 minute 22.2 seconds|
|1st||Faint Perfume||1 minute 23.3 seconds|
|3rd||No Evidence Needed|
|1st||Gallica||1 minute 36.3 seconds|
|1st||Zarita||1 minute 36.7 seconds|
|1st||Anamato||1 minute 35.2 seconds|
|3rd||Flame Of Sydney|
|1st||Doubting||1 minute 37.8 seconds|
|1st||Ballet Society||1 minute 35.1 seconds|
|1st||Special Harmony||1 minute 35.5 seconds|
|1st||Lashed||1 minute 36.2 seconds|
|1st||Elegant Fashion||1 minute 34.9 seconds|
|1st||Ponton Flyer||1 minute 35.2 seconds|
|1st||Umaline||1 minute 34.1 seconds|