Named in honour of the former champion mare Emancipation, Group 2 Emancipation Stakes is a set weight race for fillies and mares. Emancipation was a mare which only raced as a three and four year old however her racing career was outstanding. She won 19 out of 28 starts and all seven of her Group 1 wins were in Sydney.
Run over a 1600m distance, the 2016 Emancipation Stakes was moved to Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in 2014 and now takes place on Golden Slipper Day. Prior to 2014 the Emancipation Stakes was run on the last day of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival in late April at Royal Randwick.
The Emancipation Stakes 2016 will be run on Saturday April 2016.
|Track:||Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney|
|Race Type:||Fillies & Mares – Set Weight & Penalties|
Emancipation Stakes Field
The Group 2 Emancipation Stakes field is made up of some of the best fillies and mares. The field limit is 17 horses plus up to four emergencies.
2016 Emancipation Stakes Field
The Emancipation Stakes field will be published here.
Emancipation Stakes History
First held in 1985, the Emancipation Stakes was first won by Aspirations when it was a Listed race. In 1996 it became a Group Three event until 1999 when it was elevated to Group Two status. Since its inauguration, 1 minute 34.52 seconds has been the record for the fastest winning time which was by Fantasia in 2006. The slowest winning time was 1 minute 45 seconds by Top Dance in 1990. R.S. Dye is the only jockey to have managed six wins in the event between years 1988 to 1999.
Recent Emancipation Stakes Winners
|1st||Zanbagh||1 minute 28.4 seconds|
|1st||Catkins||1 minute 29.21 seconds|
|1st||Catkins||1 minute 31.99 seconds|
|3rd||Angel Of Mercy|
|1st||Skyerush||1 minute 35.49 seconds|
|1st||Skyerush||1 minute 35.36 seconds|
|1st||Sworn To Secrecy||1 minute 39.4 seconds|
|1st||Sacred Choice||1 minute 35.1 seconds|
|1st||Amberino||1 minute 38.39 seconds|
|1st||Kosi Bay||1 minute 37.42 seconds|
|1st||Hot Danish||1 minute 37.16 seconds|
|3rd||More Than Lucky|
|1st||Fantasia||1 minute 34.52 seconds|
|1st||Perfect Promise||1 minute 37.05 seconds|
|1st||Hec of a Party||1 minute 35.98 seconds|
|3rd||In a Bound|
|1st||Faith Hill||1 minute 38.27 seconds|
|1st||Miss Zoe||1 minute 36.01 seconds|
|3rd||Call Me Lily|
|1st||Heather||1 minute 37.15 seconds|
|1st||Beat The Fade||1 minute 39.3 seconds|