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The 2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes is a Group 2 race for fillies aged 3 years old run over 1400m. Held at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse in February each year on Blue Diamond Stakes Day, the Angus Armanasco Stakes is worth $200,000 in prize money and attracts a lot of top quality fillies.

The Angus Armanasco Stakes is run at Caulfield on Blue Diamond Stakes Day during the start of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Also featured on the same race day are three Group 1 races, including the feature Blue Diamond Stakes, four Group 2 races and one Group 3 race.

Many of the runners in the field will come via the Group 2 Vanity Stakes (1400m) or the Group 2 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1500m).

Named after the Australian Racing Hall of Fame horse trainer, Angus Armanasco, the Stakes is the ideal lead-up race to the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1600m) held at Flemington.

The Angus Armanasco Stakes 2016 will be run on Saturday 27th of February, 2016.

Angus Armanasco Stakes
Date: 27th of February, 2016
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 3YO Fillies Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes Field

The Angus Armanasco Stakes field has acquired a strong reputation for high quality, with some genuine sprinting stars lining up in it each year. The Angus Armanasco Stakes field has become an important target for serious sprinters with an eye to an extensive campaign, and as a result it is always an exciting contest.

The 2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes field will be provided below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 141x25444x PASADENA GIRL (NZ) Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 6 57.5kg 94
2 21x07696x6 THE GREY FLASH Robbie Laing 8 56.5kg 71
3 x314x0264x BENGAL CAT John Sadler Damien Oliver 12 55kg 70
4 1222 MOSSIN’ AROUND John P Thompson Mark Zahra 5 55kg 70
5 11×63 CANA Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 2 55kg 69
6 1180×66 ALASKAN ROSE (NZ) Michael Moroney Nicholas Hall 13 55kg 71
7 667×31312 EGYPT Mark Kavanagh Craig Williams 9 55kg 73
8 2427×31 CATCH A FIRE David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Damian Lane 10 55kg 63
9 x218783822 PURRPUSSFUL Pat Carey Patrick Moloney (a) 1 55kg 65
10 27×2122 SMOKIN’ BELLA Wez Hunter Dom Tourneur 7 55kg 64
11 4x41624x33 MISS WILSON Simon Morrish Craig Newitt 11 55kg 64
12 175x105x LET HER RIP (NZ) Shaune Ritchie Opie Bosson 3 55kg 68
13 23 SMOKIN’ VALENTINA Robbie Laing 4 55kg 60

2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes Nominations

The Angus Armanasco Stakes nominations feature some of the top sprinters currently on the racing circuit. Usually announced on the Monday prior to the race, the Angus Armanasco Stakes nominations always cause a bit of a stir, as the provide a clear indication of the ideal campaigns for many horses.

The 2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes nominations will be published here.

Angus Armanasco Stakes History

The first recorded winner of the Angus Armanasco Stakes was Better Draw in 1976. Since then the race has undergone several name changes from the Tranquil Star Stakes, The Dalgety Stakes, The Inglis Premier Sale Stakes, The Jewel Stakes and then in 1996 it became the Angus Armanasco Stakes.

The race has switched between 1400m and 1600m and was a Principal race until 1980 when it became a Group 3 race. In 2000 the Angus Armanasco Stakes was elevated to Group 2 status.

Since 1998, the fastest winning time recorded was by Serenade Rose in 2006 with 1 minute 34.8 seconds. The slowest recorded winning time was 1 minute 38.6 seconds by Special Harmony in 2004.

Recent Angus Armanasco Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
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2nd TBD
3rd TBD
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1st Catch A Fire 1 minute 23.5 seconds
2nd Mossin’ Around
3rd Pasadena Girl
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1st Sabatini 1 minute 23.2 seconds
2nd Fontein Ruby
3rd Samartested
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1st Spirits Dance 1 minutes 23.6 seconds
2nd Marianne
3rd Metaphorical
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1st Meliora 1 minutes 23.4 seconds
2nd Members Joy
3rd Red Fez
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1st Shopaholic 1 minutes 23.4 seconds
2nd Soft Sand
3rd Cute Emily
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1st Pinker Pinker 1 minutes 21.4 seconds
2nd Sayahailmary
3rd Sistine Angel
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1st Set For Fame 1 minute 22.56 seconds
2nd Gigas
3rd Irish Lights
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1st Gold Water 1 minute 35.9 seconds
2nd Gallica
3rd Miss Scarlatti
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1st Zarita 1 minute 37.9 seconds
2nd Pleasantsundaygirl
3rd El Daana
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1st Miss Finland 1 minute 36.6 seconds
2nd Causeway Lass
3rd Kisumu
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1st Serenade Rose 1 minute 34.8 seconds
2nd Doubting
3rd Fanciful Bella
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1st Ballet Society 1 minute 36.8 seconds
2nd Astrodame
3rd Glen Shian
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1st Special Harmony 1 minute 38.6 seconds
2nd Deep In The Woods
3rd Demerger
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1st La Bella Dama 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Lashed
3rd Dextrous
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1st Elegant Fashion 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Li Lo Lill
3rd Moon Dragon
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1st Rose Archway 1 minute 35.9 seconds
2nd St Therese
3rd Ponton Flyer
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1st I Am A Ripper 1 minute 38.4 seconds
2nd Danarich
3rd Super Sequel