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.

2018 Queen Of The South Stakes Results

  • 1st: #2 French Emotion
  • 2nd: #5 Tahanee
  • 3rd: #15 Shenandoah



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. Held 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 2018 ran on Saturday May 5, 2018 and was won by the Chris Waller-trained French Emotion.

2018 Queen Of The South Stakes
Date: Saturday May 5, 2018
Track: Morphettville Racecourse, Adelaide
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: Fillies & Mares Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize money: $275,000

2018 Queen Of The South Stakes Results

  • 1st: #2 French Emotion
  • 2nd: #5 Tahanee
  • 3rd: #15 Shenandoah

See below for the full Queen Of The South Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order, Sydney’s Chris Waller winning the race with his in-form six-year-old French Emotion ($9) who beat home outsider hopes Tahanee ($21) and Shenandoah ($81) in a blanket finish. There was under a half-length separating the first four in the race, which was rounded out by the beaten Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained favourite Savapinski ($2.50).

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 2 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Ben Melham 8 58.5kg $9
2 5 TAHANEE (ARG) Darren Weir Dean Yendall 0.1L 5 58kg $21
3 15 SHENANDOAH (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Regan Bayliss 0.2L 6 55kg $81
4 1 SAVAPINSKI (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 0.4L 7 58.5kg $2.50F
5 14 HAVE ANOTHER GLASS Sue Jaensch Ms Emily Finnegan (a) 1.9L 1 55kg $31
6 7 FLYING JESS John Moloney Mark Zahra 2.1L 4 57kg $18
7 12 MA JONES Darren Weir Harry Coffey 2.5L 9 55kg $41
8 16 STAR PATRIOT Travis Doudle Todd Pannell 2.6L 2 55kg $151
9 13 LADY SILHOUETTE Gary Searle Dylan Caboche (a) 3.5L 10 55kg $81
10 6 QUILATE Michael Kent Kerrin McEvoy 3.8L 15 57kg $20
11 8 ASTARA (NZ) Michael Kent Dwayne Dunn 4.3L 16 56.5kg $151
12 11 HUSSTERICAL Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Stephen Baster 5.8L 3 55kg $8
13 9 SEBRING DREAM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 6.3L 13 55kg $11
14 3 SWORD OF LIGHT Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 6.6L 12 58.5kg $17
15 4 TIAMO GRACE Darren Weir John Allen 6.7L 11 58.5kg $41
16 10 JESTER HALO Darren Kolpin Craig Williams 7.4L 14 55kg $8

2018 Queen Of The South Stakes Betting

Get the autumn’s top Queen Of The South Stakes 2018 odds online will be available below with betting markets provided by Ladbrokes.com.au the week of the race.

2018 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 2018 Final Field & Barriers will be announced the Wednesday leading-up to Robert Sangster Stakes Day and published in full below.

The 2018 Queen Of The South Stakes Field attracted a bumper 16 fillies and mares including the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained favourite Savapinski chasing her first win since the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington last Melbourne Cup Carnival.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 x4114214x3 SAVAPINSKI (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 7 58.5kg 99
2 05x877x241 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Ben Melham 8 58.5kg 97
3 1600×09633 SWORD OF LIGHT Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 12 58.5kg 97
4 21x900x240 TIAMO GRACE Darren Weir John Allen 11 58.5kg 81
5 x464616x70 TAHANEE (ARG) Darren Weir Dean Yendall 5 58kg 91
6 28x31164x6 QUILATE Michael Kent Kerrin McEvoy 15 57kg 96
7 2200×67430 FLYING JESS John Moloney Mark Zahra 4 57kg 94
8 x990453576 ASTARA (NZ) Michael Kent Dwayne Dunn 16 56.5kg 72
9 36x5140x51 SEBRING DREAM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 13 55kg 87
10 1122104334 JESTER HALO Darren Kolpin Craig Williams 14 55kg 84
11 1170x9x521 HUSSTERICAL Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Stephen Baster 3 55kg 80
12 5115×38055 MA JONES Darren Weir Harry Coffey 9 55kg 79
13 173210×543 LADY SILHOUETTE Gary Searle Dylan Caboche (a) 10 55kg 78
14 2353x64x60 HAVE ANOTHER GLASS Sue Jaensch Ms Emily Finnegan (a) 1 55kg 78
15 x4533178x4 SHENANDOAH (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Regan Bayliss 6 55kg 72
16 723029×326 STAR PATRIOT Travis Doudle Todd Pannell 2 55kg 61

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
2019
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Queen Of The South Stakes
1st French Emotion TBD
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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