Roman Consul Stakes

The 2017 Roman Consul Stakes is a Group 2 spring held at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

Roman Consul Stakes News

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Racing NSW has today confirmed a number of changes to programming and prize money throughout the forthcoming 2017 Spring Racing Carnival. Headlined by the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Royal Randwick on October 14th, Racing NSW has restructured the Spring Carnival to favour sprinters, middle-distance horses and stayers, while also…

The 2017 Roman Consul Stakes is a Group 2 race held at Sydney’s Randwick Racecourse on the first Saturday in October. Raced over a 1200m distance, the set weights race is open to all three year old horses eager to take home a share of the $300,000 in prize money.

Held on Epsom Handicap Day, the race meeting also features the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m), Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m), Group 2 Premiere Stakes (1200m) and Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m).

Those horses which perform well in the Roman Consul Stakes often go on to race in major events such as the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) run on Victoria Derby Day at Flemington during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Some of the major lead-up races to the Roman Consul Stakes include the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes and the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes.

Roman Consul Stakes
Date: Saturday October 7, 2017
Track: Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 3YO Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $300,000

2017 Roman Consul Stakes Field

The Roman Consul Stakes field and barrier draw were released by Racing NSW on Wednesday September 28 and features just eight runners led by Astern coming off the Golden Rose win and Golden Slipper winner from the autumn Capitalist.

See below for the official 2016 Roman Consul Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw and follow the link for a full race preview.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 1x101x11 ASTERN John O’Shea James McDonald 7 56.5kg 105
2 1x1121x4 CAPITALIST Peter & Paul Snowden TBA 3 56.5kg 101
3 11×47 EL DIVINO Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 2 56.5kg 85
4 111 RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Peter & Paul Snowden TBA 8 56.5kg 79
5 6x1x1 GUARD OF HONOUR Kris Lees Hugh Bowman 4 56.5kg 78
6 132x830x60 NIKITAS Chris Waller Tommy Berry 5 56.5kg 78
7 5x502211x2 FLASH FIBIAN Paul Murray Tye Angland 6 56.5kg 72
8 6333×69 MOUNT PANORAMA Gary Moore Jason Collett 1 56.5kg

Roman Consul Stakes Betting

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2017 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations

The Roman Consul Stakes nominations closed on Monday September 26 and feature just nine three-year-old sprinters headlined by the John O’Shea-trained Golden Rose  winner Astern.

Read the complete 2016 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations now.


Roman Consul Stakes History

The Roman Consul Stakes has long occupied an important slot in the Spring Racing Carnival. As a set weights sprint restricted to three year olds, the Roman Consul Stakes is one of those fundamental races that a number of future champion sprinters contest on their way to the top.

Some great horses have taken out the Roman Consul Stakes in the past. Notable Roman Consul Stakes winners include Red Anchor (1984), Show County (1989), Exceed And Excel (2003), Fastnet Rock (2004), Buffering (2010) and Zoustar (2013) amongst many others. Roman Consul Stakes results since 2000, along with winning times, are listed below.

Roman Consul Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
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1st Exosphere 1 minute 8.52 seconds
2nd Zoutenant
3rd Japonisme
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1st Brazen Beau 1 minute 9.04 seconds
2nd Nostradamus
3rd Delectation
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1st Zoustar 1 minute 9.45 seconds
2nd Barbed
3rd Open Book
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1st Jolie Bay 1 minute 9.62 seconds
2nd Knight Exemplar
3rd Your Song
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1st Foxwedge 1 minute 11.16 seconds
2nd Masthead
3rd Do You Think
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1st Buffering 1 minute 9.07 seconds
2nd Obsequious
3rd Parriwi
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1st Shellscrape 1 minute 9.97 seconds
2nd Honest Truth
3rd Shadow Assassin
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1st Montana Flyer 1 minute 11.61 seconds
2nd Drumbeats
3rd Silent But Deadly
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1st Reigning To Win 1 minute 10.74 seconds
2nd Gold Edition
3rd Mute
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1st Denmarket 1 minute 10.46 seconds
2nd Stratum
3rd De Beers
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1st Fastnet Rock 1 minute 9.32 seconds
2nd Charge Forward
3rd Star Cat
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1st Exceed And Excel 1 minute 9.14 seconds
2nd Hasna
3rd Ambulance
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1st Snowland 1 minute 10.64 seconds
2nd Force Apollo
3rd Bollinger
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1st Stylish Lass 1 minute 4.91 seconds
2nd Fair Embrace
3rd Mistegic
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1st Kootoomootoo 1 minute 12.21 seconds
2nd Veteran
3rd Zariz