Furious Stakes

The Furious Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-old fillies held at Royal Randwick as a lead-up to the Flight Stakes each spring.

2020 Furious Stakes Results

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



The Group 2 Furious Stakes is a set weight race for three year old fillies held at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. Held in early September during the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the 1200m event is worth $200,000 in prize money.

Many fillies will first race in the Silver Shadow Stakes held two weeks earlier. Formality (2017) and Libertini (2019) are the most recent fillies to complete the Silver Shadow – Furious Stakes double.

The better performing fillies will then advance to the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1500m) held at Rosehill Gardens. Foxplay (2016) was the last to take out the Furious Stakes – Tea Rose Stakes double.

The Furious Stakes is part of the ‘Princess Series Of Races’ and the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) over the mile at Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day completes the series.

The Furious Stakes 2020 runs on Saturday September 5, 2020.

Furious Stakes
Date: Saturday September 5, 2020
Track: Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights of 56kg
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2020 Furious Stakes Results

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

2020 Furious Stakes Odds

The season’s top Furious Stakes odds and betting markets will be available below the week of the race courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au.

Libertini ($1.18 in 2019) was the last favourite in Furious Stakes betting to win, the gun filly saluting at a very short odds-on quote.

2020 Furious Stakes Field

The official Furious Stakes 2020 Field & Barriers are announced the Wednesday of race week and the full line-up of Flight Stakes-bound fillies will be published right here.

Furious Stakes History

Originally a Listed race, the Furious Stakes became a Group 3 race between 1995 and 2004 until it was elevated to Group 2 status.

The Silver Shadow Stakes/Furious Stakes double has been won by Libertini (2019), Formality (2017), Speak Fondly (2015), Samantha Miss (2008), Mnemosyne (2005) and Victory Vein (2002), while the Furious Stakes/Tea Rose Stakes double has been won by Samantha Miss (2008), Mnemosyne (2005), Prisoner Of Love (2004), Shamekha (2003) and Victory Vein (2002).

Accomplishing the Furious Stakes/Tea Rose Stakes/Flight Stakes treble is a hard victory but has there have been three successful fillies including Unwordly (2000), Danglissa (1999) and Sunline (1998).

The fastest race time was recorded in 2009 when Melito crossed the finish line in 1 minute 21.54 seconds. The slowest time was by Belle Jamie in 1978 with 1 minute 29 seconds. Between 2001 and 2012, the race was run over 1400m. From 2013 onwards it has been contested over 1200m.

Recent Furious Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2020
Furious Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2019
Furious Stakes
1st Libertini 1 minute 9.22 seconds
2nd Villami
3rd Let It Pour
2018
Furious Stakes
1st Pure Elation 1 minute 9.17 seconds
2nd Fiesta
3rd Pretty in Pink
2017
Furious Stakes
1st Formality 1 minute 9.9 seconds
2nd Champagne Cuddles
3rd I Am Excited
2016
Furious Stakes
1st Foxplay 1 minute 12.5 seconds
2nd Bacarella
3rd Global Glamour
2015
Furious Stakes
1st Speak Fondly 1 minute 10.64 seconds
2nd Perignon
3rd Ottoman
2014
Furious Stakes
1st Winx 1 minute 11.99 seconds
2nd Alpha Miss
3rd Earthquake
2013
Furious Stakes
1st Bound For Earth 1 minute 9.07 seconds
2nd Guelph
3rd Thump
2012
Furious Stakes
1st Dear Demi 1 minute 22.95 seconds
2nd Meidung
3rd Jade Marauder
2011
Furious Stakes
1st Streama 1 minute 25.0 seconds
2nd Florentina
3rd Detours
2010
Furious Stakes
1st More Strawberries 1 minute 27.08 seconds
2nd Divorces
3rd Parables
2009
Furious Stakes
1st Melito 1 minute 21.54 seconds
2nd Hurtle Myrtle
3rd Lovemelikearock
2008
Furious Stakes
1st Samantha Miss 1 minute 26.21 seconds
2nd Love And Kisses
3rd Portillo
2007
Furious Stakes
Race Not Held  
2006
Furious Stakes
1st Just Dancing 1 minute 26.58 seconds
2nd My Lady’s Chamber
3rd Gallant Tess
2005
Furious Stakes
1st Mnemosyne 1 minute 22.56 seconds
2nd Media
3rd Permissive
2004
Furious Stakes
1st Prisoner of Love 1 minute 23.06 seconds
2nd Wager
3rd Our Sweet Moss
2003
Furious Stakes
1st Shamekha 1 minute 22.36 seconds
2nd Regimental Gal
3rd Spurcent
2002
Furious Stakes
1st Victory Vein 1 minute 24.22 seconds
2nd Royal Purler
3rd Lavishly
2001
Furious Stakes
1st Moonflute 1 minute 25.13 seconds
2nd Hosannah
3rd Ha Ha
2000
Furious Stakes
1st Unworldly 1 minute 22.56 seconds
2nd Money Begets Money
3rd Preserve

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