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Badawiya Wins Kewney Stakes First-Up

Badawiya Wins Kewney Stakes First-Up

The Mick Price-trained Badawiya has returned to racing in the best way possible at Flemington this afternoon; producing an impressive turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1400m).

Jumping from the gates well, jockey Craig Newitt allowed the filly to stride forward and immediately take up an ideal position in running ...

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
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Fillies Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prizemoney: $200,000

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

Year Place Horse Time
2016
Kewney Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
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