BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes

The 2017 BRC Sires' Produce Stakes is a Group 2 race run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Kingsford Smith Cup Day as a lead-up to the JJ Atkins each Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes News

2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting: Melody Belle Favourite

2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting: Melody Belle Favourite

Visiting New Zealand-trained filly Melody Belle has opened favourite in BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 betting for her maiden run down under at Eagle Farm Racecourse this weekend in Brisbane.

Kerrin McEvoy rides Champagne Classic winner Tangled in Saturday’s BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A capacity field of JJ Atkins-bound two-year-olds will take ...

The Group 2 2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes – formerly the QTC Sires’ Produce Stakes – is a 1400m set weights race that is specifically held for two year old horses. Held at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse in late May or early June, as of 2017, the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes is worth $250,000 in prize money. The event is now held on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day, which is headlined by the Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) for Stradbroke Handicap-bound horses.

Many of the race entrants will come via a run in Doomben’s Group 2 Champagne Classic (1200m) held at Doomben Racecourse a fortnight earlier and will continue onto a Stradbroke Handicap Day run in the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m), a double last achieved by Sizzling (2012).

The BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 will be run on Saturday May 27, 2017.

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Info:

Date:
May 27, 2017
Track:
Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance:
1400m
Race Type:
2YOs – Set Weights
Status:
Group 2
Prize money:
$250,000

2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting

The week of Kingsford-Smith Cup Day, bookmakers around the country including Ladbrokes.com.au release the official BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 odds and the updated markets following the final acceptances will be available right here.

2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field

The BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes field attracts a line-up of smart winter two-year-olds that may have had an earlier Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival campaign interstate. Plenty of the youngsters in the field are having their first look at the 1400m distance and graduates out of the Champagne Classic two weeks earlier at Brisbane’s other key track – Doomben – make-up a large number of the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes final acceptances.

The 2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Final Field & Barriers are set for release on Wednesday May 24 and will be published in full below.

The official 2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Barrier Draw attracted a capacity line-up of two-year-olds including unbeaten Kiwi Qiji Phoenix with the outside barrier to overcome, fellow New Zealand raider Melody Belle taking on the boys first-up down under and Chris Waller’s Champagne Classic winner Tangled.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 4×511 TANGLED Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 10 57kg
2 1x119x44 OURS TO KEEP Chris Munce Dwayne Dunn 15 57kg
3 3220×1 TAKING AIM Peter & Paul Snowden TBA 20 57kg
4 42×6532 ALL TOO HUIYING Gary Moore Brenton Avdulla 4 57kg
5 9×11 SAINT PATRICKS DAY Chris Munce Ronnie Stewart 8 57kg
6 4×1127 EMINENT David Vandyke Michael Cahill 22 57kg
7 512422 CAPITAL GAIN Paul Butterworth Jim Byrne 5 57kg
8 3256×21 MISHANI BULLITT Chris Anderson Brad Stewart 1 57kg
9 111 QIJI PHOENIX Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs Leith Innes 23 57kg
10 415×5 PAH TERIE Kelly Schweida Mark Zahra 18 57kg
11 4x33x1 MALAHAT Darren Beadman James Doyle 16 57kg
12 610 NOBLE HUSSLER Liam Birchley Jeff Lloyd 21 57kg
13 41 PIERATA Gregory Hickman Corey Brown 6 57kg
14 1381×1 MELODY BELLE (NZ) Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards Opie Bosson 9 55kg
15 117×9 CHAMP ELECT Chris Munce Damian Browne 13 55kg
16 33114 MARSEILLE EN FLEUR Stuart Kendrick TBA 14 55kg
17 1385 RUBY RED HEART John Zielke Luke Dittman 3 55kg
18 41×7 SHOWASHADOW Peter & Will Hulbert Micheal Hellyer 11 55kg
19e 13 LORD CECIL Paul Messara Blake Shinn 7 57kg
20e 4215 SNITZEPEG Darren Weir Damian Lane 2 57kg
21e 53 ITALIA BELLA Stuart Kendrick TBA 12 55kg
22e 642 ICON OF DUBAI Peter & Paul Snowden TBA 17 57kg
23e 2 CRUZE Barry Lockwood TBA 19 57kg

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations

The official BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 nominations are out the Monday of race week and will be provided below once announced by Racing Queensland.

The 2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations attracted 27 two-year-olds led by the Chris Waller-trained Champagne Classic winning colt Tangled after the double.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 42×6532 ALL TOO HUIYING C 2 Gary Moore
2 1630×4 ARRESTAR G 2 Matthew Dunn
3 512422 CAPITAL GAIN G 2 Paul Butterworth
4 117×9 CHAMP ELECT F 2 Chris Munce
5 2 CRUZE G 2 Barry Lockwood
6 4×1127 EMINENT C 2 David Vandyke
7 642 ICON OF DUBAI C 2 Peter & Paul Snowden
8 53 ITALIA BELLA F 2 Stuart Kendrick
9 13 LORD CECIL G 2 Paul Messara
10 41x50x6 MADAME MOUSTACHE F 2 Chris Waller
11 4x33x1 MALAHAT C 2 Darren Beadman
12 33114 MARSEILLE EN FLEUR F 2 Stuart Kendrick
13 1381×1 MELODY BELLE (NZ) F 2 Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards
14 3256×21 MISHANI BULLITT C 2 Chris Anderson
15 610 NOBLE HUSSLER G 2 Liam Birchley
16 1x119x44 OURS TO KEEP C 2 Chris Munce
17 316×3 PADRAIG (NZ) G 2 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
18 415×5 PAH TERIE G 2 Kelly Schweida
19 41 PIERATA C 2 Gregory Hickman
20 111 QIJI PHOENIX C 2 Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs
21 1385 RUBY RED HEART F 2 John Zielke
22 9×11 SAINT PATRICKS DAY C 2 Chris Munce
23 4×431 SAMBRO C 2 Chris Waller
24 41×7 SHOWASHADOW F 2 Peter & Will Hulbert
25 4215 SNITZEPEG C 2 Darren Weir
26 3220×1 TAKING AIM C 2 Peter & Paul Snowden
27 4×511 TANGLED C 2 Chris Waller

BRC Sires Produce Stakes History

First won by Goldfinder in 1913, the BRC Sires Produce Stakes has held Group 2 status since 2006 and also between 1980 and 1986. Although the event was not held for four years from 1942 to 1945 there have been several notable winners including Tulloch in 1957.

The Champagne Classic/Sires Produce Stakes double has been won by only two recent horses, Virage de Fortune (2005) and Lovely Jubly (2002). Since 1989, the fastest winning time was recorded by Lovely Jubly in 2002 with 1 minute 21.4 seconds while the slowest time was by Zamoff in 1989 with 1 minute 27.7 seconds.


BRC Sires Produce Stakes Winners

BRC Sires Produce Stakes results, winners and winning times since 2000 are below.

Year

Place

Horse

Time

2017
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
TBD
TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2016
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Attention
1 minute 19.0 seconds
2nd Dreams Aplenty
3rd Nikitas
2015
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Look To The Stars
1 minute 19.55 seconds
2nd Blueberry Hill
3rd Cylinder Beach
2014
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Time For War
1 minute 18.7 seconds
2nd Brazen Beau
3rd Looks Like The Cat
2013
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Zoustar
1 minute 20.5 seconds
2nd Vilanova
3rd Bound For Earth
2012
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Sizzling
1 minute 26.4 seconds
2nd Academus
3rd Dances On Stars
2011
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Hot Snitzel
1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Playtime
3rd Mahisara
2010
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Pressday
1 minutes 23.4 seconds
2nd Jesse’s Girl
3rd Levi’s Choice
2009
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Shoot Out
1 minute 25.9 seconds
2nd Impulsive Dream
3rd Carrara
2008
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Fravashi
1 minute 26.2 seconds
2nd Rockdale
3rd Cat D Antibes
2007
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Masked Assassin
1 minute 24.6 seconds
2nd Diamond Deck
3rd Kyros
2006
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Danleigh
1 minute 23.4 seconds
2nd Gold Edition
3rd Upper Echelon
2005
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Virage De Fortune
1 minute 21.5 seconds
2nd Upilio
3rd Testafiable
2004
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Star Shiraz
1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd Midnight City
3rd Rule Of Engagement
2003
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Ambulance
1 minute 23.6 seconds
2nd Sir Dex
3rd Bushland
2002
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Lovely Jubly
1 minute 21.4 seconds
2nd Sir Breakfast
3rd Saddlers Silk
2001
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Juanmo
1 minute 21.9 seconds
2nd Counter Agent
3rd Jar Jar Binks
2000
BRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st
Reenact
1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Adjudicator
3rd Rapid Man