Blamey Stakes

The Blamey Stakes is a Group 2 race previously held on Super Saturday that is now the feature at its own Flemington autumn meeting in March each season.

2017 Blamey Stakes Results

  • 1st: Palentino
  • 2nd: Tosen Stardom
  • 3rd: Harlem

Blamey Stakes News

Tosen Stardom looking doubtful for 2017 Doncaster Mile

Tosen Stardom looking doubtful for 2017 Doncaster Mile

The combination of a wide barrier and a heavy track could see trainer Darren Weir recommending to scratch Tosen Stardom form the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday. The Randwick track was rated a Soft 5 on Thursday morning but Sydney is currently…

The Blamey Stakes is a Group 2 set weight and penalties race held at Flemington Racecourse in mid-late March. Raced over a 1600m distance, the Blamey Stakes is worth $200,000 in prize money during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Good lead-up races to the Blamey Stakes include the Group 3 Carlyon Cup (1400m) and the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m).

The 2017 Blamey Stakes ran on Saturday March 18 , 2017  as the feature at the meeting having previous run the weekend before on ‘Super Saturday’ alongside the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap and the Group 1 Australian Cup.

Blamey Stakes
Date: March 18 , 2017
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: Open Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2017 Blamey Stakes Results

Check out the official Blamey Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order below – following the link to read more on the win by the Darren Weir-trained Palentino who beat home his odds-on stablemate Tosen Stardom in an upset by over three lengths.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 2 PALENTINO Darren Weir Mark Zahra 2 59kg $5.50
2 6 TOSEN STARDOM (JPN) Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 3.25L 4 55kg $1.65F
3 7 HARLEM (GB) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Dee 3.65L 1 55kg $51
4 5 REAL LOVE Darren Weir Dean Yendall 3.75L 5 56kg $17
5 4 SIR ISAAC NEWTON (GB) Robert Hickmott Luke Currie 4.25L 6 57kg $10
6 3 HE OR SHE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Stephen Baster 8.75L 3 58kg $7.50
1 BLACK HEART BART Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 0

2017 Blamey Stakes Odds

The Blamey Stakes 2017 betting odds complete with links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available for punters below during the autumn.

2017 Blamey Stakes Field

The Blamey Stakes field attracts some of the top milers that are currently on the racing circuit. As a relatively major autumn feature race held towards the end of the Melbourne-based action that time of year, the Blamey Stakes field is usually filled out with quality types that could be Sydney bound next race.

The 2017 Blamey Stakes field and barriers are set for release on Wednesday March 15, 2017 and will be published in full below.

Check out the official 2017 Blamey Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw below – four of the seven acceptors prepared by Darren Weir including hot favourite Black Heart Bart and Japanese import Tosen Stardom.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weigth Hcp. Rating
1 x12129x211 BLACK HEART BART Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 7 59kg 115
2 451008×446 PALENTINO Darren Weir Mark Zahra 2 59kg 110
3 x7323590x1 HE OR SHE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Stephen Baster 3 58kg 107
4 x23114407x SIR ISAAC NEWTON (GB) Robert Hickmott Luke Currie 6 57kg 107
5 x27156x555 REAL LOVE Darren Weir Dean Yendall 5 56kg 107
6 x51709x4x2 TOSEN STARDOM (JPN) Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 4 55kg 109
7 611x92384x HARLEM (GB) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Dee 1 55kg 98

2017 Blamey Stakes Nominations

The 2017 Blamey Stakes nominations will be published below as soon as announced by Racing Victoria.

Check out the official 2017 Blamey Stakes Nominations led by the Darren Weir-trained CF Orr – Futurity Stakes winner Black Heart Bart and Lindsay Park’s reigning champ He Or She.

No Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 x12129x211 BLACK HEART BART G 6 Darren Weir 1 59kg 115
2 451008×446 PALENTINO H 4 Darren Weir 2 59kg 110
3 x27156x555 REAL LOVE M 6 Darren Weir 3 56kg 107
4 x7323590x1 HE OR SHE G 6 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 4 58kg 107
5 x23114407x SIR ISAAC NEWTON (GB) G 5 Robert Hickmott 5 57kg 107
6 60×1622211 HELLOVA STREET G 6 Scott Brunton 6 57kg 97
7 11620×0733 GREAT ESTEEM G 6 Stuart Webb 7 56kg 100
8 x51709x4x2 TOSEN STARDOM (JPN) H 6 Darren Weir 8 55kg 109
9 25964×7713 ZEBRINZ G 6 Leon & Troy Corstens 9 55kg 93
10 3x230x533x FOUNDATION (IRE) G 4 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 10 55kg 100
11 611x92384x HARLEM (GB) H 5 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 11 55kg 98
12 3x46256x61 POLAR VORTEX G 4 Peter Morgan 12 55kg 69

Blamey Stakes History

First won by Prince Cortauld in 1955, the Blamey Stakes was originally a weight-for-age race until 1980. Between 1955 and 1972, the Blamey Stakes was a 10 furlong (2000m) before changing to 1600m.

Since 1988 the fastest winning time recorded for the Blamey Stakes was 1 minute 33.8 seconds by Rosden in 2006. The slowest winning time was 1 minute 38.1 seconds in 2009 by Largo Lad.

The Blamey Stakes is a popular race for horses to win more than once with several horses managing the double victory including Sailor’s Guide (1957,58), Dhaulagiri (1961-62), Tobin Bronze (1966-67), Hyperno (1980-81), Vo Rogue (1988-89), Better Loosen Up (1990-91) and Durbridge (1994-95).

Recent Blamey Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2018
Blamey Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2017
Blamey Stakes
1st Palentino 1 minute 35.44 seconds
2nd Tosen Stardom
3rd Harlem
2016
Blamey Stakes
1st He Or She 1 minute 34.9 seconds
2nd The United States
3rd Stratum Star
2015
Blamey Stakes
1st Suavito 1 minute 35.97 seconds
2nd Sertorius
3rd Kourkam
2014
Blamey Stakes
1st Lidari 1 minute 38.1 seconds
2nd Foundry
3rd Sertorius
2013
Blamey Stakes
1st (DH) Puissance De Lune 1 minute 36.4 seconds
1st (DH) Budriguez
3rd Wall Street
2012
Blamey Stakes
1st Green Moon 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Pied A Terre
3rd Wall Street
2011
Blamey Stakes
1st Whobegotyou 1 minute 36.5 seconds
2nd Dao Dao
3rd Fanjura
2010
Blamey Stakes
1st Lord Tavistock 1 minute 36.3 seconds
2nd Vigor
3rd Dao Dao
2009
Blamey Stakes
1st Lord Tavistock 1 minute 36.37 seconds
2nd Vigor
3rd Dao Dao
2009
Blamey Stakes
1st Largo Lad 1 minute 38.1 seconds
2nd Playright
3rd Just Look
2008
Blamey Stakes
1st The Fuzz 1 minute 36.9 seconds
2nd Barlinnie
3rd Orange County
2007
Blamey Stakes
1st Apache Cat 1 minute 37.7 seconds
2nd Bon Hoffa
3rd Molotov
2006
Blamey Stakes
1st Rosden 1 minute 33.8 seconds
2nd Great Is Great
3rd Roman Arch
2005
Blamey Stakes
1st Grey Song 1 minute 33.9 seconds
2nd Roman Arch
3rd Gallic
2004
Blamey Stakes
1st Gold Wells 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Lord Erin
3rd Pretorius
2003
Blamey Stakes
1st Walk On Air 1 minute 35.1 seconds
2nd Mr Murphy
3rd Mr Magoo
2002
Blamey Stakes
1st Tears Royal 1 minute 37.2 seconds
2nd Weasel Will
3rd Consular
2001
Blamey Stakes
1st Market Price 1 minute 37.4 seconds
2nd Emission
3rd Second Coming
2000
Blamey Stakes
1st Oliver Twist 1 minute 35.2 seconds
2nd Royal Voyage
3rd Noircir