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The Matriarch Stakes is a Group 2 staying event for mares held at Flemington Racecourse on Emirates Stakes Day at the end of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
2018 Matriarch Stakes Results
- 1st: Kenedna
- 2nd: Miss Siska
- 3rd: Luvaluva
Matriarch Stakes News
The Group 2 2018 Matriarch Stakes is a set weights race for mares aged four years old and over. Held at Flemington Racecourse on Emirates Stakes Day, the event runs alongside the Group 1 $1 million Darley Classic (1200m), the Group 3 $300,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m), the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) and the meeting’s marquee race – the Group 1 $2 million Emirates Stakes (2000m) – formerly known as the Mackinnon Stakes.
Emirates Stakes Day marks the end of the four day Melbourne Cup Carnival and many of runners from the Matriarch Stakes will go on to compete in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) or the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) the following Saturday at Sandown Racecourse.
The 2018 Matriarch Stakes ran on Emirates Stakes Day, Saturday November 10, 2018.
|Matriarch Stakes 2018|
|Date:||Saturday November 10, 2018|
|Race Type:||4YO+ Mares SWP|
2018 Matriarch Stakes Results
|1||7||KENEDNA||Darren Weir||John Allen||–||2||55kg|
|2||13||MISS SISKA||Tony McEvoy||Damien Oliver||0.4L||5||55kg|
|3||3||LUVALUVA (NZ)||John Sargent||Dwayne Dunn||0.6L||3||58.5kg|
|4||10||ALL TOO SOON||David Payne||James McDonald||0.8L||12||55kg|
|5||6||ECKSTEIN||Kurt Goldman||Kerrin McEvoy||1.1L||13||56kg|
|6||11||TEMPLE OF BEL||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||1.2L||14||55kg|
|7||14||OUR LIBRETTO (NZ)||Grahame Begg||Jordan Childs||1.3L||6||55kg|
|8||8||SHEEZDASHING||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Damien Thornton||1.7L||7||55kg|
|9||15||SILENT ROAR||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Tommy Berry||2.95L||1||55kg|
|10||1||ALOISIA (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Michael Walker||3.95L||8||59.5kg|
|11||4||QUILATE||Michael Kent||Beau Mertens||4.95L||4||57.5kg|
|12||9||NETTOYER||Wendy Roche||Regan Bayliss||5.45L||11||55kg|
|13||2||SAVVY COUP (NZ)||Michael & Matthew Pitman||Chris Johnson||5.55L||15||59.5kg|
|14||12||AQUA D’IVINA||Matthew Smith||Jason Collett||5.75L||10||55kg|
|15||5||WHEAL LEISURE||Archie Alexander||Mark Zahra||7.5L||9||56.5kg|
2018 Matriarch Stakes Betting Odds
See below for the latest Matriarch Stakes 2018 betting odds, markets out as soon as the field is released during Melbourne Cup week 2018, complete with links to Ladbrokes.com.au to back your Matriarch Stakes Tips.
2018 Matriarch Stakes Field
The Matriarch Stakes Field attracts classy mares out of lead-up races like the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at the track the Saturday prior and even the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) the month before, which Lucia Valentina (2015) improved on a lead-up ninth in to win the Matriarch Stakes.
The 2018 Matriarch Stakes field and barriers are announced by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday of race week, the full list of mares facing off in the set weights plus penalties clash to be published below once released.
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
|1st||Kenedna||2 minutes 3.8 seconds|
|1st||Savapinski||2 minutes 1.59 seconds|
|3rd||Token Of Love|
|1st||Jessy Belle||2 minutes 4.7 seconds|
|1st||Lucia Valentina||2 minutes 4.18 seconds|
|1st||Suavito||2 minutes 1.75 seconds|
|2nd||Girl In Flight|
|1st||Girl Gone Rockin’||2 minutes 4.79 seconds|
|3rd||Keep De Rose|
|1st||Midnight Martini||2 minutes 3.15 seconds|
|1st||Vintedge||2 minutes 1.29 seconds|
|1st||Well Rounded||2 minutes 2.55 seconds|
|3rd||Keep The Peace|
|1st||Purple||2 minutes 0.1 seconds|
|2nd||Moment In Time|
|1st||Bird Of Fire||2 minutes 5 seconds|
|2nd||Tan Tat De Lago|
|1st||Hidden Strings||2 minutes 3.9 seconds|
|1st||Brom Felinity||2 minutes 2.1 seconds|
|1st||Sutology||2 minutes 2.1 seconds|
|3rd||Aqua D Amore|
|1st||Demerger||2 minutes 4.8 seconds|
|2nd||Aint Seen Nothin|
|1st||Sweet Corn||2 minutes 4.4 seconds|
|1st||Damaschino||2 minutes 0.6 seconds|
|2nd||Little Miss Quick|
|1st||Piper Star||2 minutes 1.5 seconds|
|1st||Flushed||2 minutes 2.6 seconds|