Queen Of The South Stakes

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2016 Australasian Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Australasian Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report

The Adelaide Autumn Carnival reaches fever pitch today when Morphettville Racecourse hosts Australasian Oaks Day, highlighted by two talent-rich Group 1 feature races.

Silent Sedition remains favourite to win the Group 1 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville this afternoon. Photo: Jenny Barnes

It is an overcast day in the greater Adelaide metropolitan area today, however the Morphettville track has retained a ...

The Group 2 2016 Queen Of The South Stakes is a 1600m event for all fillies and mares. Held at Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse, the mile event is worth $175,000 in prize money and has set weight and penalty conditions. Held during the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, the Queen Of The South Stakes Day also features two Group 1 features with the Robert Sangster Stakes and the Australasian Oaks.

The Queen Of The South Stakes 2016 will be run on Saturday Saturday 7 May, 2016.

Queen Of The South Stakes
Date: Saturday 7 May, 2016
Track: Morphettville Racecourse, Adelaide
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: Fillies & Mares Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize money: $175,000

2016 Queen Of The South Stakes Field

Throughout its history, the Queen Of The South Stakes field has acquired a worthy reputation for providing an impressive show of racing. Each year, some of the best middle distance fillies and mares in Australia line up against each other in search of the prestige that comes with beating the rest of the Queen Of The South Stakes field.

The 2016 Queen Of The South Stakes field is published here.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 1x5079x232 ATLANTIS DREAM (NZ) Darren Weir Luke Nolen 17 58.5kg 96
2 21411×0715 FELICIENNE Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 19 57kg 93
3 1x41386x00 OKAHU BAY Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 2 57kg 83
4 416765×394 NO TRICKS (NZ) Wayne Walters Stephen Baster 6 56.5kg 88
5 0x086x3425 HIJACK HUSSY Darren Weir Damien Oliver 10 56kg 88
6 0x6155x581 EVERY FAITH Robert Smerdon Glen Boss 18 56kg 86
7 198×432423 METAPHORICAL David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Matthew Neilson 14 55kg 93
8 x103438x60 LUCKY LAGO Lee & Anthony Freedman Damian Lane 3 55kg 89
9 223×111122 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Craig Williams 16 55kg 86
10 x1129x7931 INTO THE MIST Tony McEvoy Jason Holder 5 55kg 86
11 225×856622 ROCKET COMMANDER Wayne Francis & Glen Kent Ms Jamie Kah 11 55kg 84
12 x901523565 MARLI MAGIC John Sadler Daniel Moor 13 55kg 80
13 F813116x11 MEFNOODA Mick Price Craig Newitt 4 55kg 80
14 x673121150 ZERPRISE JOURNEY Mick Huxtable Joe Bowditch 7 55kg 79
15 841312×671 MUY BIEN James Cummings Glyn Schofield 12 55kg 74
16 4L33126x15 FAIR AND EQUITABLE (NZ) Ken Keys Dwayne Dunn 1 55kg 73
17 57×7313331 JENNIO Darren Weir Ms Michelle Payne 9 55kg 72
18 x7x26x3313 LOVEITT Tony McEvoy Kerrin McEvoy 15 55kg 71
19e 3x221x9804 INDARRA (NZ) Robert Smerdon 8 54kg 69

2016 Queen Of The South Stakes Nominations

The Queen Of The South Stakes nominations attract some top quality fillies and mares each year. It’s fairly common for some of the best types currently in work to choose to enter the Queen Of The South Stakes nominations.

The 2016 Queen Of The South Stakes nominations is provided below.

No Horse Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 GIRL IN FLIGHT Robbie Griffiths 1 57kg 96
2 LADY CUMQUAT Darren Weir 2 57kg 86
3 MARIANNE (NZ) Leon & Troy Corstens 3 56kg 92
4 BIPPO NO BUNGUS Neville Parnham 4 56kg 86
5 JAPHILS John Sadler 5 53.5kg 75
6 LET’S MAKE ADEAL Nigel Blackiston 6 55kg 96
7 CHIQUADA (NZ) Ciaron Maher 7 55kg 88
8 ATLANTIS DREAM (NZ) Darren Weir 8 55kg 88
9 HELD HOSTAGE Phillip Stokes 9 55kg 83
10 AVA’S DELIGHT Darren Weir 10 55kg 83
11 CLEAR DIRECTION (NZ) Terry & Karina O’Sullivan 11 55kg 79
12 JURASOUND David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 12 53kg 77
13 CAVALOCE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 13 55kg 76
14 ANFITRIONA Peter G Moody 14 55kg 75
15 REBELLE Mick Huxtable 15 55kg 71
16 HOLY COW Michael Kent 16 55kg 69

Queen Of The South Stakes History

The Group Two event has had several double winners including Memphis Blues in 1989-90, Shavano Miss 1991-92 and Sylvaner in 2002-03. Since 1988, the fastest winning time was recorded by Shavano Miss in 1991 with 1 minute 34.5 seconds and the slowest winning time was recorded in 1993 by San Pauli Girl with 1 minute 39.0 seconds.

Queen Of The South Stakes Winners Since 2000

Year Place Horse Time
2016
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Into The Mist 1 minute 36.32 seconds
2nd Atlantis Dream
3rd Rocket Commander
2015
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Atlantis Dream 1 minute 36.73 seconds
2nd Let’s Make Adeal
3rd Marianne
2014
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Tango’s Daughter 1 minute 39.01 seconds
2nd Floria
3rd Vivi Veloce
2013
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Star Of Giselle 1 minute 39.51 seconds
2nd Danish Spy
3rd Lake Sententia
2012
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st So Pristine 1 minute 39.14 seconds
2nd Little House
3rd Blue Ribbon
2011
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Goon Serpant 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Lady Lynette
3rd Ocean Challenger
2010
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Returntosender 1 minute 36.8 seconds
2nd Marchelle Belle
3rd Amberino
2009
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Bird Of Fire 1 minute 37.3 seconds
2nd Amberino
3rd Autumn Jeuney
2008
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Trick Of Light 1 minute 36 seconds
2nd Bellini Rose
3rd Cuban Girl
2007
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Cinque Cento 1 minute 35.7 seconds
2nd Isanami
3rd Subsequential
2006
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Open Cut 1 minute 36.8 seconds
2nd Holy Bounty
3rd Lotto Rock
2005
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Hidden Strings 1 minute 35.1 seconds
2nd Llanga
3rd Fairessa
2004
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Jameela 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Infinite Grace
3rd Ruling Eyes
2003
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Sylvaner 1 minute 38.3 seconds
2nd Devonshire
3rd Tickle My
2002
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Sylvaner 1 minute 37.7 seconds
2nd Tyrolean
3rd Its Platonic
2001
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Lady Marion 1 minute 36.5 seconds
2nd Calm Smytzer
3rd Bumbelina
2000
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st La Zoffany 1 minute 38.3 seconds
2nd Porto Roca
3rd Lady Marion