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The Kenwney Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-old fillies run at Flemington Racecourse in March on 'Super Saturday' each autumn.
2020 Kewney Stakes Results
- 1st: #1 Rubisaki
- 2nd: #2 Pretty Brazen
- 3rd: #6 Fascino
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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 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 weights event is raced over a 1400m distance. The ideal lead-up races to the Kewney Stakes include the Group 3 Vanity Stakes (1200m) and the Group 2 Angus Armanasco Stakes (1400m). Zarita (2008) was the last filly to complete the Angus Armanasco Stakes – Kewney Stakes double.
The Kewney Stakes 2020 ran on Saturday March 7, 2020 and was won by the favourite Rubisaki who posted her fourth win on the trot.
|2020 Kewney Stakes|
|Date:||Saturday March 7, 2020|
|Track:||Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne|
|Race Type:||3YO Fillies Set Weights|
2020 Kewney Stakes Results
- 1st: #1 Rubisaki
- 2nd: #2 Pretty Brazen
- 3rd: #6 Fascino
The Patrick Payne-trained Inglis Sprint winner Rubisaki kept the winning streak going with her fourth straight victory saluting for the punters in the 2020 Kewney Stakes results on way to Sydney’s PJ Bell Stakes during ‘The Championships’.
|1||1||RUBISAKI||Patrick Payne||Billy Egan||–||6||55.5kg||$3F|
|2||2||PRETTY BRAZEN||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Jamie Kah||1.25L||9||55.5kg||$5.50|
|3||6||FASCINO (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Craig Williams||1.75L||12||55.5kg||$21|
|4||3||TENLEY||James Cummings||Damian Lane||2.5L||3||55.5kg||$7.50|
|5||11||SCORE||John Sadler||Regan Bayliss||2.7L||5||55.5kg||$41|
|6||4||LA TENE||James Cummings||Dwayne Dunn||3.45L||10||55.5kg||$18|
|7||10||MRS BECKHAM (NZ)||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Chris Symons||3.55L||8||55.5kg||$31|
|8||5||HOW WOMANTIC||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Jye McNeil||4.3L||11||55.5kg||$7|
|9||15||SELICA (NZ)||Phillip Stokes||Ben Thompson||4.5L||14||55.5kg||$71|
|10||7||LA FALAISE||Henry Dwyer||Ben Melham||4.8L||13||55.5kg||$51|
|11||13||RICH HIPS||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Michael Dee||5L||4||55.5kg||$41|
|12||14||CHASSISSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme||John Price||John Allen||5.5L||2||55.5kg||$61|
|13||8||SOUTHBANK||Anthony Freedman||William Pike||8.5L||1||55.5kg||$13|
|14||9||SASSY SALITAGE||Greg Eurell||Glen Boss||12.5L||7||55.5kg||$16|
|–||12||DON’TTELLTHEBOSS||Robbie Griffiths||Brett Prebble||–||0||–||–|
2020 Kewney Stakes Betting
The autumn’s top Kewney Stakes 2020 odds and betting links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below as soon as markets are released.
2020 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 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 2020 Kewney Stakes field and barriers are released on Wednesday March 4, 2020 and will be published in full below.
Fifteen class fillies make-up the Kewney Stakes 2020 final field this ‘Super Saturday’ including the undefeated How Womantic chasing a fifth straight win. Also in flying form is the Patrick Payne-trained favourite Rubisaki after her fourth on the trot this prep following her Inglis Sprint win in the wet a month ago.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp. Rating|
|1||2112×111||RUBISAKI||Patrick Payne||Billy Egan||6||55.5kg||88|
|2||x1681151x2||PRETTY BRAZEN||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Jamie Kah||9||55.5kg||87|
|3||00x53076x2||TENLEY||James Cummings||Damian Lane||3||55.5kg||85|
|4||23116x20x1||LA TENE||James Cummings||Dwayne Dunn||10||55.5kg||88|
|5||1111||HOW WOMANTIC||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Jye McNeil||11||55.5kg||83|
|6||345x1421x4||FASCINO (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Craig Williams||12||55.5kg||82|
|7||21x8461x||LA FALAISE||Henry Dwyer||Ben Melham||14||55.5kg||82|
|8||7x1223x67||SOUTHBANK||Anthony Freedman||William Pike||1||55.5kg||84|
|9||112×4||SASSY SALITAGE||Greg Eurell||Glen Boss||7||55.5kg||75|
|10||647x311x||MRS BECKHAM (NZ)||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Chris Symons||8||55.5kg||69|
|11||5445×1158||SCORE||John Sadler||Regan Bayliss||5||55.5kg||68|
|12||318437×93||DON’TTELLTHEBOSS||Robbie Griffiths||Brett Prebble||13||55.5kg||67|
|13||036×11||RICH HIPS||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Michael Dee||4||55.5kg||67|
|14||44×115||CHASSIS||John Price||John Allen||2||55.5kg||67|
|15||15×1||SELICA (NZ)||Phillip Stokes||Ben Thompson||15||55.5kg||68|
2020 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 2020 Kewney Stakes Nominations will be published below on the Monday leading up to Super Saturday.
The Kewney Stakes 2020 nominations attracted a bumper 27 fillies including the flying Inglis Sprint Rubisaki chasing her fourth win on the trot and the undefeated How Womantic who was last seen taking out Caulfield’s Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||Hcp. Rating|
|2||x1681151x2||PRETTY BRAZEN||F||3||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||2||55.5kg||87|
|3||14x4123x||MOONLIGHT MAID||F||3||Mitchell Freedman||3||55.5kg||86|
|5||23116x20x1||LA TENE||F||3||James Cummings||5||55.5kg||88|
|6||1111||HOW WOMANTIC||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||6||55.5kg||83|
|7||71115×49||ACTING (NZ)||F||3||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||7||55.5kg||90|
|8||345x1421x4||FASCINO (NZ)||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||8||55.5kg||82|
|9||21x8461x||LA FALAISE||F||3||Henry Dwyer||9||55.5kg||82|
|10||17104×1||BONVICINI||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||10||55.5kg||86|
|12||112×4||SASSY SALITAGE||F||3||Greg Eurell||12||55.5kg||75|
|14||647x311x||MRS BECKHAM (NZ)||F||3||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||14||55.5kg||69|
|16||x111750x96||WESTPORT||F||3||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||16||55.5kg||70|
|17||6x24110x1||FOXY LADY||F||3||Matt Laurie||17||55.5kg||69|
|18||x22121460x||ORIENTAL LILY||F||3||Peter & Paul Snowden||18||55.5kg||65|
|20||21240×4||SNAPDANCER||F||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||20||55.5kg||70|
|22||036×11||RICH HIPS||F||3||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||22||55.5kg||67|
|24||15×1||SELICA (NZ)||F||3||Phillip Stokes||24||55.5kg||68|
|25||11x||ZAYYDANI (NZ)||F||3||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||25||55.5kg||68|
|26||426×22||ASTRALIS||F||3||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||26||55.5kg||59|
|27||5127×64||ALL TOO TERRIFIC||F||3||Leon & Troy Corstens||27||55.5kg||63|
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.
The Kewney Stakes was traditionally run over 2000m before being cut to a mile (1600m) from 1985 – 2009 and then the current 1400m distance from 2010 onwards. After kicking off as a Principle Race, the event gained Group 2 status in 1979 and took place at Caulfield Racecourse for one year in 2007 as Flemington underwent an upgrade.
Notable recent Kewney Stakes winners include Solicit (2014) and I Am A Star (2017).
See below for the Kewney Stakes winners and placegetters dating back to 2000 below.
Kewney Stakes Winners
|1st||Spanish Whisper||1 minute 22.04 seconds|
|1st||Bella Martini||1 minute 22.37 seconds|
|1st||I Am A Star||1 minute 22.48 seconds|
|1st||Badawiya||1 minute 22.9 seconds|
|2nd||Don’t Doubt Mamma|
|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|