Hobartville Stakes

The 2016 Hobartville Stakes is a Group 2 sprint held at Rosehill Gardens.

Hobartville Stakes News

Randwick Guineas Next for Hobartville Stakes Winner Press Statement

Randwick Guineas Next for Hobartville Stakes Winner Press Statement

Dual Group 1 winner Press Statement has completed an ideal tune-up for the 2016 Randwick Guineas in a fortnight with a resounding first-up success in the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill this afternoon.

Press Statement was far too good in this afternoon’s Group 2 Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill. Photo: Steve Hart

Press Statement eased in betting markets in ...

The 2016 Hobartville Stakes is a Group 2 set weights race for three-year-olds run during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival in late February or early March each year.

Held at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse the Hobartville Stakes runs alongside the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes and the Group 3 Millie Fox Stakes.

Recently called the Veolia Environmental Service Stakes, the $200,000 Hobartville Stakes is the ideal lead up race to Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) held a fortnight later. Many of the three year olds will first enter in the Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200m) before coming to the Hobartville Stakes. As a set weights race over 1400m, colts and geldings must carry 56.5kg while fillies are required to carry 54.5kg.

The Hobartville Stakes 2016 will run on Saturday February, 2016.

Hobartville Stakes
Date: February, 2016
Track: Rosehill Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 3YO Set Weights
Weight: C&G 56.5kg F 54.5kg
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2016 Hobartville Stakes Field

The Hobartville Stakes field is usually announced on the Wednesday just before the race. As a set weights event for three year olds, the Hobartville Stakes field tends to attract a healthy range of young gallopers, each on the way to future success.

The 2016 Hobartville Stakes field will be provided below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 111x2511x PRESS STATEMENT Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 8 56.5kg 109
2 5x2462111x VANBRUGH Chris Waller Tye Angland 13 56.5kg 101
3 313632x ETYMOLOGY John O’Shea Ms Kathy O’Hara 2 56.5kg 90
4 131x43062x DAL CIELO (NZ) Murray Baker Kerrin McEvoy 1 56.5kg 85
5 1x172029x4 SHARDS John O’Shea Brenton Avdulla 10 56.5kg 82
6 3x335x15 WOLF CRY Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 12 56.5kg 70
7 1153x2x0 TARQUIN John O’Shea Rory Hutchings (a) 6 56.5kg 87
8 11x623x1 SPILL THE BEANS Gerald Ryan Matthew Cameron 9 56.5kg 85
9 5x416211x8 TORGERSEN (NZ) Chris Waller Tommy Berry 5 56.5kg 78
10 x173115x34 TOO GOOD TO REFUSE Desleigh Forster Robbie Fradd 7 56.5kg 74
11 312×12 LE ROMAIN Kris Lees Christian Reith 11 56.5kg 76
12 211 MONTAIGNE (NZ) Anthony Cummings Jason Collett 4 56.5kg 73
13 04711×4 BALMAIN BOY Les Bridge Tim Clark 3 56.5kg 72

2016 Hobartville Stakes Nominations

Because it is 1400m in length, the Hobartville Stakes nominations often draw three year olds who are looking to shift either up or down in distance in order to target a later race. Usually, it’s not too difficult to spot a couple of the more talented types amongst the Hobartville Stakes nominations, as its calendar slot ensures they’ve all had plenty of starts as three year olds.

The 2016 Hobartville Stakes nominations will be published here.

Hobartville Stakes History

First won by Amounis in 1925, the Hobartville Stakes has a long history of winners which include great champions Lonhro and Shaftesbury Avenue. Originally a seven furlong race until 1972, the Hobartville Stakes became a 1400m event in 1973 and changed from a Principal race to a Group 2 event in 1979.

Since 1973, the fastest winning time for the Hobartville Stakes was recorded by Shaftesbury Avenue in 1990 with 1 minute 21.41 seconds while the slowest time was by 2000 winner Fairway with 1 minute 28.26 seconds.

Recent Hobartville Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
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1st Press Statement 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Le Romain
3rd Montaigne
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1st Hallowed Crown 1 minute 23.8 seconds
2nd Sweynesse
3rd Kermadec
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1st Dissident 1 minute 25.84 seconds
2nd Atlante
3rd Savvy Nature
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1st Pierro 1 minute 24.75 seconds
2nd Rebel Dane
3rd Proisir
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1st Wild and Proud 1 minute 26.5 seconds
2nd Manawanui
3rd Moment of Change
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1st Ilovethiscity 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Retrieve
3rd Skilled
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1st Monton 1 minute 22.94 seconds
2nd Shoot Out
3rd Captain Sonador
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1st Mic Mac 1 minute 22.93 seconds
2nd Caymans
3rd Desuetude
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1st Serious Speed 1 minute 23.36 seconds
2nd Murtajill
3rd Turffontein
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1st Mutawaajid 1 minute 23.33 seconds
2nd Gold Edition
3rd Upper Echelon
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1st Racing To Win 1 minute 22.87 seconds
2nd De Beers
3rd Flying Pegasus
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1st Outback Prince 1 minute 21.9 seconds
2nd Eremein
3rd Dance Hero
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1st Impaler 1 minute 23.82 seconds
2nd Allgunnadoit
3rd Handsome Ransom
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1st Thorn Park 1 minute 22.46 seconds
2nd Hydrometer
3rd Shower Of Roses
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1st Lonhro 1 minute 23.58 seconds
2nd Athens
3rd Moonflute
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1st Sir Clive 1 minute 26.42 seconds
2nd Debrief
3rd Fouardee
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1st Fairway 1 minute 28.26 seconds
2nd Over
3rd Condotti