Queen Of The South Stakes

The Queen Of The South Stakes is a Group 2 race run over the Morphettville mile in early May on Robert Sangster Stakes Day in Adelaide.

2020 Queen Of The South Stakes Results

  • 1st: #8 Shrouded In Mist
  • 2nd: #1 Seabrook
  • 3rd: #2 Fidelia



The Group 2  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 $275,000 in prize money and has set weight plus penalty conditions. The 2020 edition of the Queen Of The South Stakes was worth a reduced $175,000 in prize money due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Run during the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, the event runs on the same card as the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) also for fillies and mares and the Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) for three-year-old fillies.

The Queen Of The South Stakes 2020 ran on Saturday May 2, 2020 and was won in an upset by Shrouded In Mist. 

2020 Queen Of The South Stakes
Date: Saturday May 2, 2020
Track: Morphettville Racecourse, Adelaide
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: Fillies & Mares Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize money: $275,000 ($175,000 in 2020 due to COVID-19)

2020 Queen Of The South Stakes Results

  • 1st: #8 Shrouded In Mist
  • 2nd: #1 Seabrook
  • 3rd: #2 Fidelia

A change in tactics and on-speed ride saw the Tony & Calvin McEvoy-trained grey Shrouded In Mist ($21) score an upset all-the-way win in the 2020 Queen Of The South Stakes results over Seabrook ($4.40) and Fidelia ($10).

Click here to read more on the surprising Queen Of The South Stakes 2020 win by Shrouded In Mist.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 8 SHROUDED IN MIST Tony & Calvin McEvoy Barend Vorster 12 55kg $21
2 1 SEABROOK (NZ) Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Zac Spain 1.2L 1 59.5kg $4.40
3 2 FIDELIA Robbie Griffiths Damien Thornton 3.6L 8 55kg $10
4 3 SNOGGING Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Ethan Brown 3.6L 7 55kg $6
5 11 DREAMED Ryan Balfour Dom Tourneur 4L 6 55kg $81
6 5 NIPPERKIN Barry Brook Jason Holder 4.3L 9 55kg $10
7 13 NOVEMBER DREAMING Danny O’Brien Ms Georgina Cartwright (a) 4.6L 3 53kg $3.60F
8 7 PRETTY GLASS Sue Jaensch Todd Pannell 4.7L 10 55kg $41
9 12 MABEL JOSEPHINE Kristi Evans Ms Sophie Logan (a) 4.8L 5 55kg $91
10 6 VANUATU Grahame Begg Dean Holland 7.4L 4 55kg $9.50
11 9 COSMIC AWARD Travis Doudle Jake Toeroek 9.8L 11 55kg $26
12 10 POYSED TO REIN Richard & Chantelle Jolly Paul Gatt 10.1L 2 55kg $21
14 SACRED LASS (NZ) Phillip Stokes Ms Kayla Crowther (a) 0
4 CLARICE CLIFFS Greg Eurell John Allen 0

2020 Queen Of The South Stakes Betting

Get the autumn’s top Queen Of The South Stakes 2020 odds online will be available below with betting markets provided by Ladbrokes.com.au the week of the race.

2020 Queen Of The South Stakes Field

The Queen Of The South Stakes field has a capacity of 18 starters plus four emergencies and attracts a mainly locally-trained line-up of fillies and mares. Interstate-trained runners may come off earlier autumn runs in Sydney & Melbourne, while there are a number of lead-up races held at Morphettville in the weeks prior.

The official Queen Of The South Stakes 2020 Final Field & Barriers will be announced the Wednesday leading-up to Robert Sangster Stakes Day and published in full below.

The 2020 Queen Of The South Stakes field is now out with 13 remaining hopefuls after the early scratching of Clarice Cliffs (7). The talented Seabrook coming off a Group 3 second at Caulfield leads the line-up and is early favourite despite carrying the 59.5kg topweight.

Click here to read more on the Queen Of The South Stakes 2020 field and betting markets.

Update: A dozen remain in the Queen Of The South Stakes field with two scratchings from the line-up – #4 Clarice Cliffs (7) and #14 Sacred Lass (12).

Click here for the full Morphettville Race Scratchings for Robert Sangster Stakes Day 2020.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 x925954x32 SEABROOK (NZ) Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Zac Spain 1 59.5kg 100
2 3630×83338 FIDELIA Robbie Griffiths Damien Thornton 9 55kg 93
3 622x3554x1 SNOGGING Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Ethan Brown 8 55kg 86
4 125×372421 CLARICE CLIFFS Greg Eurell John Allen 7 55kg 86
5 7126×42637 NIPPERKIN Barry Brook Jason Holder 10 55kg 81
6 160x1375x7 VANUATU Grahame Begg Dean Holland 4 55kg 77
7 121519×588 PRETTY GLASS Sue Jaensch Todd Pannell 11 55kg 77
8 985228×100 SHROUDED IN MIST Tony & Calvin McEvoy Barend Vorster 14 55kg 74
9 0x21191416 COSMIC AWARD Travis Doudle Jake Toeroek 13 55kg 73
10 312×1931 POYSED TO REIN Richard & Chantelle Jolly Paul Gatt 2 55kg 68
11 14520×7382 DREAMED Ryan Balfour Dom Tourneur 6 55kg 64
12 313275×354 MABEL JOSEPHINE Kristi Evans Ms Sophie Logan (a) 5 55kg 62
13 2x2123x21 NOVEMBER DREAMING Danny O’Brien Ms Georgina Cartwright (a) 3 53kg 68
14 0415 SACRED LASS (NZ) Phillip Stokes Ms Kayla Crowther (a) 12 53kg 57

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
2020
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Shrouded In Mist 1 minute 38.59 seconds
2nd Seabrook
3rd Fidelia
2019
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Music Bay 1 minute 36.56 seconds
2nd Snogging
3rd Clearly
2018
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st French Emotion 1 minute 36.04 seconds
2nd Tahanee
3rd Shenandoah
2017
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st Amelie’s Star 1 minute 36.13 seconds
2nd Have Another Glass
3rd Miles Of Krishan
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

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