Blazer Stakes

The Blazer Stakes is a Group 2 sprint held at Flemington on Turnbull Stakes Day in early October as a lead-up to the Empire Rose Stakes.

2019 Blazer Stakes Results

  • 1st: #9 Haut Brion Her
  • 2nd: #5 Pohutukawa
  • 3rd: #6 Angelic Ruler



The Blazer Stakes is a 1400m set weights and penalties race run at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse in early October.

Previously called the Rose Of Kingston Stakes, the Group 2 Blazer Stakes is run during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and is worth $300,000 in prize money. The race takes place on Turnbull Stakes Day, the line-up for which also includes the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m), Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m), Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) and Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m).

Open only to mares aged four-years-old and above, the Blazer Stakes attracts a quality line-up each season with many of the runners heading towards the following month’s Group 1 Empire Rose Classic (1600m) back at the track over the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

This year the Blazer Stakes 2019 took place on Saturday October 5, 2019 and was won by the Chris Waller-trained Haut Brion Her. 

Blazer Stakes 2019
Date: Saturday October 5, 2019
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 4YO+ Mares Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $300,000

2019 Blazer Stakes Results

  • 1st: #9 Haut Brion Her
  • 2nd: #5 Pohutukawa
  • 3rd: #6 Angelic Ruler

The Blazer Stakes 2019 Results continued a day of dual-state dominance for Sydney trainer Chris Waller whose Zoustar mare Haut Brion Her took out the Group 2 in a brilliant rise in grade thanks to an excellent ride by jockey Michael Walker.

Read more on the 2019 Blazer Stakes win by Empire Rose Stakes hope Haut Brion Her.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 9 HAUT BRION HER Chris Waller Michael Walker 2 55kg $5.50
2 5 POHUTUKAWA James Cummings Brad Rawiller 0.75L 3 57kg $9
3 6 ANGELIC RULER Daniel & Ben Pearce Damien Oliver 2L 6 56kg $6.50
4 4 SAVATIANO James Cummings Ben Melham 3L 10 57kg $4.80
5 1 ARISTIA Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 3.5L 7 59kg $51
6 8 FIDELIA Robbie Griffiths Jye McNeil 3.8L 8 55kg $4.20F
7 3 CELEBRITY DREAM (NZ) Chris Waller Martin Harley 4L 4 57kg $31
8 7 MY PENDANT (NZ) Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 4.1L 5 55kg $18
9 2 SPANISH WHISPER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 5.35L 9 58kg $8
10 11 DAWN DAWN Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 6.35L 1 55kg $21
10 FABRIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Brett Prebble 0

2019 Blazer Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Blazer Stakes 2019 odds on the mares facing off in this spring’s edition of the Turnbull Stakes Day support act will listed below complete with links to Ladbrokes.com.au for you to back your Blazer Stakes betting tips at the right price as soon as markets are out.

2019 Blazer Stakes Field

The Blazer Stakes field usually attracts some very well experienced mares out of lead-up races including the Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m) or Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) the month before. In 2017 Now Or Later improved on a lead-up sixth in the How Now Stakes for her win at double-figures in Blazer Stakes betting.

The Blazer Stakes 2019 field and barrier draw will be released by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday of race week and will be listed in full below once out.

The official 2019 Blazer Stakes Final Field drew 11 hopefuls with the Let’s Elope winner Spanish Whisper chasing the double from barrier nine, while Godolphin’s Group 1 placegetter Savatiano is out wide in barrier 10 first-up.

Update: The Blazer Stakes 2019 field is down to 10 with the early withdrawal of the widely drawn #10 Fabric (11)

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 11x33306x7 ARISTIA Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 7 59kg 100
2 00x2196x21 SPANISH WHISPER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 9 58kg 101
3 214144641x CELEBRITY DREAM (NZ) Chris Waller Martin Harley 4 57kg 98
4 3x3295213x SAVATIANO James Cummings Ben Melham 10 57kg 105
5 x3516832x4 POHUTUKAWA James Cummings Brad Rawiller 3 57kg 100
6 x1131232x2 ANGELIC RULER Daniel & Ben Pearce Damien Oliver 6 56kg 88
7 21118×2115 MY PENDANT (NZ) Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 5 55kg 90
8 0x41111x53 FIDELIA Robbie Griffiths Jye McNeil 8 55kg 90
9 21×11122 HAUT BRION HER Chris Waller Michael Walker 2 55kg 87
10 2×13713531 FABRIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Brett Prebble 11 55kg 78
11 121x76x213 DAWN DAWN Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 1 55kg 84

2019 Blazer Stakes Nominations

The Blazer Stakes nominations attract big numbers of mares each season, many racing second or third up for the season and are announced the Monday leading-up to Turnbull Stakes Day, so stay tuned.

The 2019 Blazer Stakes nominations attracted 16 mares including last start Let’s Elope Stakes winner Spanish Whisper and Godolphin’s returning Tatt’s Tiara placegetter Savatiano out to go one better than her second in the race last year.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp. Rating
1 11x33306x7 ARISTIA M 4 Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 1 59kg 100
2 00x2196x21 SPANISH WHISPER M 4 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 2 58kg 101
3 99x22141x3 MUSIC BAY M 4 Phillip Stokes 3 58kg 92
4 x81555310x ETANA M 4 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 4 58kg 90
5 214144641x CELEBRITY DREAM (NZ) M 7 Chris Waller 5 57kg 98
6 3x3295213x SAVATIANO M 5 James Cummings 6 57kg 105
7 x3516832x4 POHUTUKAWA M 4 James Cummings 7 57kg 100
8 212241949x NAANTALI (NZ) M 5 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 8 56kg 97
9 x1131232x2 ANGELIC RULER M 4 Daniel & Ben Pearce 9 56kg 88
10 3033x432x7 EL DORADO DREAMING M 4 Kris Lees 10 55kg 102
11 21118×2115 MY PENDANT (NZ) M 4 Danny O’Brien 11 55kg 90
12 0x41111x53 FIDELIA M 4 Robbie Griffiths 12 55kg 90
13 21×11122 HAUT BRION HER M 4 Chris Waller 13 55kg 87
14 2×13713531 FABRIC (NZ) M 4 Danny O’Brien 14 55kg 78
15 121x76x213 DAWN DAWN M 5 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 15 55kg 84
16 3110×53614 MAGNA BELLA M 4 Will Clarken 16 55kg 75

Blazer Stakes History

Previously known as the Honda Prelude, Hardy Brothers Prelude, Jayco Stakes, and the Rose Of Kingston Stakes. The race was renamed the Blazer Stakes in 2009.

Since 1989, the Blazer Stakes been won by a number of class mares including Cats Whisker (2009) who came off a lead-up win in the Let’s Elope Stakes and Mosheen (2012) who had won the 2011 VRC Oaks. Blazer Stakes results since 2000 are listed below.

Blazer Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Blazer Stakes
1st Haut Brion Her 1 minute 22.63 seconds
2nd Pohutukawa
3rd Angelic Ruler
2018
Blazer Stakes
1st Invincibella 1 minute 22.52 seconds
2nd Savatiano
3rd Mamzelle Tess
2017
Blazer Stakes
1st Now Or Later 1 minute 24.23 seconds
2nd Merriest
3rd Payroll
2016
Blazer Stakes
1st French Emotion 1 minute 24.36 seconds
2nd Pure Pride
3rd Vibrant Rouge
2015
Blazer Stakes
1st La Passe 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Manageress
3rd Lucky Lago & Jessy Belle
2014
Blazer Stakes
1st Forever Loved 1 minute 24.80 seconds
2nd Enquare
3rd May’s Dream
2013
Blazer Stakes
1st Fire Up Fifi 1 minute 23.84 seconds
2nd Peron
3rd Catkins
2012
Blazer Stakes
1st Mosheen 1 minute 23.47 seconds
2nd Bonaria
3rd Miss Stellabelle
2011
Blazer Stakes
1st Lady Lynette 1 minute 24.16 seconds
2nd Booklet
3rd Dysphonia
2010
Blazer Stakes
1st Palacio De Cristal 1 minute 23.97 seconds
2nd No Evidence Needed
3rd Strawberry Field
2009
Blazer Stakes
1st Cats Whisker 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Gold Water
3rd Dane Julia
2008
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Bellini Rose 1 minute 24.1 seconds
2nd Absolute Glam
3rd Viking Turf Belle
2007
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Vormista 1 minute 23.9 seconds
2nd Bellini Rose
3rd El Pauji
2006
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Divine Madonna 1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Imana
3rd Open Cut
2005
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Sky Cuddle 1 minute 23.5 seconds
2nd Dea
3rd Astrodame
2004
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Skewiff 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Infinite Grace
3rd Light Sweeper
2003
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Vocabulary 1 minute 24.1 seconds
2nd Gazania
3rd Galipagos Girl
2002
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Hosannah 1 minute 23.8 seconds
2nd Gentle Genius
3rd Purple Groove
2001
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Tickle My 1 minute 25.7 seconds
2nd Hula Wonder
3rd Calm Smytzer
2000
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Ramano?s Star 1 minute 23.7 seconds
2nd Fellowship
3rd Bumbelina

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