Matriarch Stakes

The 2015 Matriarch Stakes is a Group 2 staying event for mares held at Flemington Racecourse.

Matriarch Stakes News

2016 Matriarch Stakes Aim for Daniela Rosa

2016 Matriarch Stakes Aim for Daniela Rosa

Michael Moroney will give his smart filly Daniela Rosa a break after her weekend run in Melbourne before targeting a late spring return on Emirates Stakes Day in the Matriarch Stakes 2016.

Daniela Rosa shoots for three wins on the trot this Saturday at Flemington where she could return in November for the 2016 Matriarch Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

The Group 2 2015 Matriarch Stakes is a set weights race for mares aged four years old and over. Held at Flemington Racecourse on the Emirates Stakes Day, the event runs alongside the Group 1 Darley Classic, the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Maribyrnong Plate and the $1 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes.

In 2014 the Matriarch Stakes will be known as the Momentum Energy Stakes.

The Emirates Stakes Day marks the end of the four day Flemington Spring Racing Carnival and many of runners from the Matriarch Stakes will go on to compete in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) and the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m).

The 2015 Matriarch Stakes is scheduled for Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday November 7th.

Matriarch Stakes 2015
Date: November 7th, 2015
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 2000m
Race Type: 4YO+ Mares SWP
Status: Group Two
Prize Money: $300,000

2015 Matriarch Stakes Field

The Matriarch Stakes field draws horses from a broad range of preparations. Those mares which target the Matriarch Stakes field usually do so towards the end of a lengthy spring racing campaign. As a result, it can be relatively easy to get a strong grasp on the form of the Matriarch Stakes field.

The 2015 Matriarch Stakes field will be published below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 49376×6489 LUCIA VALENTINA (NZ) Kris Lees Damien Oliver 16 59.5kg 110
2 535×868268 THUNDER LADY (NZ) John Sargent Blake Shinn 15 58.5kg 92
3 5748×76443 ORIENTAL LADY (GER) Kris Lees Damian Browne 18 57.5kg 84
4 73510×0872 PONDAROSA MISS (NZ) Peter Hollinshead Dwayne Dunn 13 57.5kg 100
5 7752250513 CASINO DANCER Mike Van Gestel James McDonald 9 56.5kg 94
6 2160641676 NO TRICKS (NZ) Wayne Walters Stephen Baster 2 56.5kg 89
7 14817×5504 BALLET SUITE Chris Waller 4 56kg 86
8 x948314128 MANAGERESS Colin & Cindy Alderson Chris Parnham 10 55kg 88
9 x31532x844 UNGRATEFUL ELLEN Robert Smerdon Craig Williams 12 55kg 82
10 123341×832 SURE YOU CAN (NZ) Danny O’Brien James Winks 6 55kg 78
11 88332×0853 LADY CUMQUAT Darren Weir 8 55kg 84
12 30x3653x11 IMPERIAL LASS (NZ) Peter G Moody Ms Linda Meech 14 55kg 81
13 115734×731 ZARZALI James Cummings Glen Boss 1 55kg 87
14 213665×766 INISHOWEN Lee & Anthony Freedman Craig Newitt 11 55kg 76
15 2334×55359 SPANISH LOVE (NZ) Mark Kavanagh 3 55kg 70
16 33×612114 LONG FACE GRACE Mark Kavanagh 7 55kg 78
17e 31825×5536 RING DA BELLE David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 5 55kg 74
18e 411x4x5905 HOLY COW Michael Kent 17 55kg 70

2015 Matriarch Stakes Nominations

The Matriarch Stakes nominations usually feature a fairly top quality selection of older mares. Looking over the Matriarch Stakes nominations, it can be relatively easy to pick out those mares which have performed well over the preceding months.

The 2015 Matriarch Stakes nominations will be provided here.

Matriarch Stakes History

Won by Big Colony twice in 1991 and 1992, the Matriarch Stakes fastest winning time since 1988 was by Purple in 2009 with 2 minutes 00.1 seconds. Meanwhile Concordance recorded the slowest winning time in 1988 with 2 minutes 5.9 seconds.

Originally a Listed race, the Matriarch Stakes was elevated to Group Three status between years 2001 to 2004 and in 2005 it was finally given Group Two status. The race was not held in 2005.

Inaugurated in 1981, the Matriarch Stakes has acquired a reputation for producing some quality winners. Notable Matriarch Stakes winners include Castilla (1982), Flawlessly (1991, 92, 93), Starine (2001) and Ventura (2009). Matriarch Stakes results, place getters and winning times since 2000 are provided below.

Matriarch Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
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2nd TBD
3rd TBD
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1st Lucia Valentina 2 minutes 4.18 seconds
2nd Manageress
3rd Casino Dancer
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1st Suavito 2 minutes 1.75 seconds
2nd Girl In Flight
3rd Amanpour
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1st Girl Gone Rockin’ 2 minutes 4.79 seconds
2nd Queenstown
3rd Keep De Rose
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1st Midnight Martini 2 minutes 3.15 seconds
2nd Lake Sententia
3rd Crafty Irna
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1st Vintedge 2 minutes 1.29 seconds
2nd Stole
3rd Skyerush
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1st Well Rounded 2 minutes 2.55 seconds
2nd Purple
3rd Keep The Peace
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1st Purple 2 minutes 0.1 seconds
2nd Moment In Time
3rd Lady Lynette
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1st Bird Of Fire 2 minutes 5 seconds
2nd Tan Tat De Lago
3rd El Daana
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1st Hidden Strings 2 minutes 3.9 seconds
2nd Sovereign Miss
3rd Danevade
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1st Brom Felinity 2 minutes 2.1 seconds
2nd Pin Up
3rd Purde
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1st Sutology 2 minutes 2.1 seconds
2nd Storm Alert
3rd Aqua D Amore
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1st Demerger 2 minutes 4.8 seconds
2nd Aint Seen Nothin
3rd Full Spec
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1st Sweet Corn 2 minutes 4.4 seconds
2nd Sylvaner
3rd Mrs Tendulkar
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1st Damaschino 2 minutes 0.6 seconds
2nd Little Miss Quick
3rd Terrenora
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1st Piper Star 2 minutes 1.5 seconds
2nd Umaline
3rd Tickle My
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1st Flushed 2 minutes 2.6 seconds
2nd Nova Clause
3rd Tickle My