Hobartville Stakes

The 2017 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 2017 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 (1100m) for Golden Slipper-bound two-year-olds and the Group¬†2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) for fillies and mares.

The Hobartville Stakes now worth a lucrative $400,000 in total prize money is the ideal lead up race to Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) held a fortnight later.

As a set weights race over 1400m, colts and geldings must carry 56.5kg while fillies are required to carry 54.5kg in the Hobartville Stakes field.

Horses may run in the Hobartville Stakes first-up or come from an earlier autumn run in a race like the Group 3 Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) at the start of the month.

The Hobartville Stakes 2017 will run on Saturday February 18.

Hobartville Stakes
Date: February 18, February 18
Track: Rosehill Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 3YO Set Weights
Weight: C&G 56.5kg F 54.5kg
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $400,000

2017 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 2017 Hobartville Stakes field and barriers will be published below on Wednesday February 15, 2017.

2017 Hobartville Stakes Nominations

The Hobartville Stakes nominations attract a host of the season’s top three-year-olds eyeing a run in the Randwick Guineas and are released on the Monday before the race.

The 2017 Hobartville Stakes nominations will be published here as soon as released on Monday February 13, 2017.

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.

See below for the full Hobartville Stakes results since 2000.

Recent Hobartville Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2017
Hobartville Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2016
Hobartville Stakes
1st Press Statement 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Le Romain
3rd Montaigne
2015
Hobartville Stakes
1st Hallowed Crown 1 minute 23.8 seconds
2nd Sweynesse
3rd Kermadec
2014
Hobartville Stakes
1st Dissident 1 minute 25.84 seconds
2nd Atlante
3rd Savvy Nature
2013
Hobartville Stakes
1st Pierro 1 minute 24.75 seconds
2nd Rebel Dane
3rd Proisir
2012
Hobartville Stakes
1st Wild and Proud 1 minute 26.5 seconds
2nd Manawanui
3rd Moment of Change
2011
Hobartville Stakes
1st Ilovethiscity 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Retrieve
3rd Skilled
2010
Hobartville Stakes
1st Monton 1 minute 22.94 seconds
2nd Shoot Out
3rd Captain Sonador
2009
Hobartville Stakes
1st Mic Mac 1 minute 22.93 seconds
2nd Caymans
3rd Desuetude
2008
Hobartville Stakes
1st Serious Speed 1 minute 23.36 seconds
2nd Murtajill
3rd Turffontein
2007
Hobartville Stakes
1st Mutawaajid 1 minute 23.33 seconds
2nd Gold Edition
3rd Upper Echelon
2006
Hobartville Stakes
1st Racing To Win 1 minute 22.87 seconds
2nd De Beers
3rd Flying Pegasus
2005
Hobartville Stakes
1st Outback Prince 1 minute 21.9 seconds
2nd Eremein
3rd Dance Hero
2004
Hobartville Stakes
1st Impaler 1 minute 23.82 seconds
2nd Allgunnadoit
3rd Handsome Ransom
2003
Hobartville Stakes
1st Thorn Park 1 minute 22.46 seconds
2nd Hydrometer
3rd Shower Of Roses
2002
Hobartville Stakes
1st Lonhro 1 minute 23.58 seconds
2nd Athens
3rd Moonflute
2001
Hobartville Stakes
1st Sir Clive 1 minute 26.42 seconds
2nd Debrief
3rd Fouardee
2000
Hobartville Stakes
1st Fairway 1 minute 28.26 seconds
2nd Over
3rd Condotti