Breeders Classic

The Breeders Classic is a Group 2 race for mares at Royal Randwick in early February.

2017 Breeders Classic Results

  • 1st: In Her Time
  • 2nd: Egyptian Symbol
  • 3rd: Flippant

Breeders Classic News

2017 Breeders Classic Tips & Odds Update

2017 Breeders Classic Tips & Odds Update

The feature race in Sydney this weekend is the Breeders Classic 2017 at Royal Randwick, betting tips and the latest odds for the mares’ sprint found below.

French Emotion is the Races.com.au tip to win the 2017 Breeders Classic in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Nine final acceptors will take to the track in Randwick Race 7 ...

The 2017 Breeders Classic is a Group 2 summer sprint race specifically for mares aged four years and older. Run at set weights plus penalties the 1200m showdown runs at Royal Randwick Racecourse in early February as a lead-up to the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

The Breeders Classic, which offers $200,000 in total prize money, is an excellent race for mares returning from a spell and is held on the same race day as the Group 3 Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) for three-year-olds.

Many of the runners in the Breeders’ Classic field may come via the 1200m Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m) held one week earlier at Rosehill.

The Breeders Classic 2017 ran on Saturday Saturday February 4, 2017.

Breeders Classic
Date: Saturday February 4, 2017
Track: Royal Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 4YO+ Mares Handicap
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2017 Breeders Classic Results

View the official 2017 Breeders Classic Results & Finishing Order below.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 8 IN HER TIME Benjamin Smith Andrew Adkins (a) 4 54kg $15
2 4 EGYPTIAN SYMBOL Bjorn Baker Jason Collett 0.4L 5 55kg $3.90F
3 5 FLIPPANT Peter & Paul Snowden Corey Brown 0.9L 1 54kg $5.50
4 3 DANISH TWIST Kris Lees Tommy Berry 1.2L 7 55kg $4.20
5 7 CIRCULAR John O’Shea Brenton Avdulla 1.5L 8 54kg $20
6 2 TSARITSA Chris Waller James Doyle 2.6L 3 56kg $20
7 6 I AM ZELADY Joseph Pride Tim Clark 3L 9 54kg $4.40
8 1 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 3.5L 6 56kg $13
9 9 MAGNAJOY Jarrod Austin Lester Grace 4.5L 2 54kg $91

2017 Breeders Classic Betting Odds

The official Breeders Classic 2017 odds will be listed below with market links to Ladbrokes.com.au as soon as betting on the Group 2 race for mares is out in the early autumn.

2017 Breeders Classic Field

The 2017 Breeders Classic field and barriers are set for release the Wednesday before the race – February 1, 2017 – and will be published in full below as soon as announced by Racing NSW.

Check out the official 2017 Breeders Classic Final Field & Barrier Draw below – following the link for a complete race preview.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 20x672162x FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 6 56kg 101
2 2x1113x39x TSARITSA Chris Waller James Doyle 3 56kg 92
3 11118x359x DANISH TWIST Kris Lees Tommy Berry 7 55kg 104
4 33236×1516 EGYPTIAN SYMBOL Bjorn Baker Jason Collett 5 55kg 94
5 14x7x01x05 FLIPPANT Peter & Paul Snowden TBA 1 54kg 101
6 4131x59x02 I AM ZELADY Joseph Pride Tim Clark 9 54kg 92
7 317x33311x CIRCULAR John O’Shea Brenton Avdulla 8 54kg 90
8 10x9205x11 IN HER TIME Benjamin Smith Andrew Adkins (a) 4 54kg 79
9 180157×973 MAGNAJOY Jarrod Austin TBA 2 54kg 72

2017 Breeders Classic Nominations

The Breeders Classic nominations are usually released on the Monday before race day, much like other black-type events in the eastern states. This allows punters and racing fans to get a decent grasp of the level of quality and talent among the Breeders Classic nominations and prepare their betting decisions based on that.

The 2017 Breeders Classic nominations will be provided here once announced on Monday January 30, 2017.

See below for the official 2017 Breeders Classic Nominations – following the link for a detailed rundown of the early entries.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp. Rating
1 317x33311x CIRCULAR M 4 John O’Shea 90
2 11118x359x DANISH TWIST M 5 Kris Lees 104
3 262x44434x DENMAGIC M 4 David Pfieffer 96
4 33236×1516 EGYPTIAN SYMBOL M 4 Bjorn Baker 94
5 1315137×89 ELLE LOU M 5 Chris Waller 89
6 14x7x01x05 FLIPPANT M 4 Peter & Paul Snowden 101
7 20x672162x FRENCH EMOTION M 5 Chris Waller 101
8 8324404×50 FRILL SEEKING M 6 Matthew Smith 78
9 4131x59x02 I AM ZELADY M 5 Joseph Pride 92
10 10x9205x11 IN HER TIME M 4 Benjamin Smith 79
11 180157×973 MAGNAJOY M 5 Jarrod Austin 72
12 2x1113x39x TSARITSA M 4 Chris Waller 92

Breeders Classic History

First won by the New Zealand Horse Destruct in 1996, the relatively new Breeders Classic was won with a record winning time of 1 minute 8.31 seconds by Private Steer in 2004. The slowest winning time was by Arletty in 1998 with 1 minute 16.04 seconds. The latest back-to-back Breeders Classic winner was Catkins (2014-15).

The full Breeders Classic results going back to 2000 are listed in the table below.

Recent Breeders Classic Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2018
Breeders Classic
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2017
Breeders Classic
1st In Her Time 1 minute 10.75 seconds
2nd Egyptian Symbol
3rd Flippant
2016
Breeders Classic
1st Amicus 1 minute 11 seconds
2nd Press Report
3rd I’ve Got The Looks
2015
Breeders Classic
1st Catkins 1 minute 09.3 seconds
2nd Lilliburlero
3rd Mihiri
2014
Breeders Classic
1st Catkins 1 minute 10.7 seconds
2nd Steps In Time
3rd White Sage
2013
Breeders Classic
1st Steps In Time 1 minute 10.5 seconds
2nd Red Tracer
3rd Choice Words
2012
Breeders Classic
1st Steps In Time 1 minute 09.5 seconds
2nd Beaded
3rd Red Tracer
2011
Breeders Classic
1st More Joyous 1 minute 08.6 seconds
2nd Graceful Anna
3rd No Evidence Needed
2010
Breeders Classic
1st Alverta 1 minute 10.58 seconds
2nd Montana Flyer
3rd Madame Pedrille
2009
Breeders Classic
1st Hot Danish 1 minute 10.58 seconds
2nd Belong To Many
3rd Lustre Lady
2008
Breeders Classic
1st Gallant Tess 1 minute 10 seconds
2nd Flying Alpha
3rd Shirl Pegasus
2007
Breeders Classic
1st Pasikatera 1 minute 9.67 seconds
2nd Spinner’s Magic
3rd Street Smart
2006
Breeders Classic
1st Steflara 1 minute 9.83 seconds
2nd Wild Queen
3rd Imana
2005
Breeders Classic
1st Winning Belle 1 minute 10.57 seconds
2nd Pentelikon
3rd Imana
2004
Breeders
Classic
1st Private Steer 1 minute 08.31 seconds
2nd Irgunette
3rd Forum Floozie
2003
Breeders Classic
1st Miss Helterskelter 1 minute 10.61 seconds
2nd Hosannah
3rd Ritual
2002
Breeders Classic
1st Gwendolyn 1 minute 11.14 seconds
2nd Another Misty
3rd Poppett
2001
Breeders Classic
1st Spinning Hill 1 minute 9.73 seconds
2nd Say Good Morning
3rd Corelli
2000
Breeders Classic
1st Staging 1 minute 9.53 seconds
2nd Just Like Crystal
3rd Zatella