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 Myer Classic.

2018 Blazer Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD



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 $200,000 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 Myer Classic (1600m) back at the track over the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

This year the Blazer Stakes 2018 took place on Saturday October 6, 2018.

Blazer Stakes 2018
Date: Saturday October 6, 2018
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 4YO+ Mares Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2018 Blazer Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

Check out the official Blazer Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order below following the immediate conclusion of the race.

Blazer Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Blazer Stakes 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.

2018 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 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.

2018 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.

In 2018 the Blazer Stakes nominations drew a huge 21 early entries led by the likes of the Chris Waller trained Invincibella and Michael Wayne and John Hawkes favourite, Bella Martini. 

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 16x503768x ALOISIA (NZ) M 4 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 1 59kg 103
2 19x64229x9 GLOBAL GLAMOUR M 5 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 2 58kg 108
3 1x43215x14 INVINCIBELLA M 5 Chris Waller 3 58kg 107
4 02x230040x BRING ME ROSES M 4 Tony McEvoy 4 58kg 93
5 x311161x42 BELLA MARTINI M 4 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 5 58kg 96
6 x41500x251 TULIP M 4 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 6 57kg 96
7 73211x209x PAYROLL M 6 Michael Trotter 7 57kg 102
8 112x412x21 NOIRE M 5 Chris Waller 8 57kg 105
9 1031316413 PRINCESS POSH M 5 Kris Lees 9 57kg 101
10 31164x60x7 QUILATE M 6 Michael Kent 10 57kg 95
11 34x4021x39 MAGIC ALIBI M 6 Gerald Ryan 11 55.5kg 92
12 2217x11x12 SAVATIANO M 4 James Cummings 12 55.5kg 94
13 0265467×95 ECKSTEIN M 5 Kurt Goldman 13 55kg 100
14 0x446x5x15 LA BELLA DIOSA (NZ) M 5 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 14 55kg 104
15 1354333623 MAMZELLE TESS M 6 Leon & Troy Corstens 15 55kg 81
16 1x533031x5 TRULY DISCREET M 4 Dan O’Sullivan 16 55kg 72
17 x2851312x3 PLATINUM ANGEL M 4 Darren Weir 17 55kg 88
18 38x2x34x75 LEATHER’N’LACE M 4 Darren Weir 18 55kg 79
19 x611x5292x TEMPLE OF BEL M 4 Tony McEvoy 19 55kg 74
20 1143264×74 SHOKORA M 4 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 20 55kg 76
21 1122 SHOKO M 5 Peter Morgan 21 55kg 72

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
2018
Blazer Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
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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