VRC Sires Produce Stakes

The VRC Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) is a Group 2 race held at Flemington Racecourse in March on 'Super Saturday'.

2018 VRC Sires' Produce Stakes Results

  • 1st: #12 Not A Single Cent
  • 2nd: #5 Seberate
  • 3rd: #7 Akkadian



The Group 2 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes is one of the races held on the exciting Super Saturday of Racing at the esteemed Flemington Racecourse in early-mid March during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

The Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Australian Cup (2000m) are the two elite Group 1 races held at the meeting, while there are a host of other Group status support acts on the card including the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes.

The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes is a 1400m sprint race four two-year-olds at set weights worth $200,000 in prize money. The young sprinters contesting the Sires Produce Stakes may have previously competed in the most prestigious race for two-year-olds at the carnival, the Group 1 $1.5 million Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) a fortnight earlier at Caulfield.

As the first two-year-old group race at a distance greater than 1200m during the carnival, the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes is commonly won by a quality galloper that has run strongly and proven themselves at the increased distance.

The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2018 ran on Saturday March 10, 2018 and was won by the lightly-raced Not A Single Cent.

2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes
Date: Saturday March 10, 2018
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Conditions: 2YO Open – Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200, 000
Inaugurated: 1862

2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results

  • 1st: #12 Not A Single Cent
  • 2nd: #5 Seberate
  • 3rd: #7 Akkadian

See below for the official VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order, following the link to read more on the win by Aaron Purcell’s lightly-raced colt Not A Single Cent who is likely heading to Sydney for the Group 1 ATC Sires’ during ‘The Championships’.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 12 NOT A SINGLE CENT Aaron Purcell Mark Zahra 1 56.5kg $9.50
2 5 SEBERATE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 0.5L 10 56.5kg $9.50
3 7 AKKADIAN Matt Cumani Jordan Childs 1L 5 56.5kg $17
4 13 ARISTOCRATIC MISS Tony McEvoy Jamie Kah 1.4L 12 54.5kg $12
5 6 TIN HAT James Cummings Damian Lane 2.4L 4 56.5kg $5F
6 14 NASAAYIM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 3.15L 2 54.5kg $7
7 11 FIRSTCLASS DREAMER Matthew Brown Ben Allen (a) 3.35L 7 56.5kg $101
8 4 MORE THAN EXCEED (NZ) Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 3.55L 3 56.5kg $26
9 1 RUN NAAN Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 5.55L 11 56.5kg $17
10 3 OUTRAGEOUS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 8.3L 13 56.5kg $7.50
11 10 TITAN BLINDERS Leon & Troy Corstens Stephen Baster 10.55L 6 56.5kg $31
12 8 SYD’S COIN Ken Keys Michael Dee 11.05L 8 56.5kg $81
13 2 SANCTIMONIOUS Tony McEvoy Craig Williams 12.8L 9 56.5kg $5.50
9 TOULOUSE David Payne Ben Melham 0

2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting Odds

The season’s latest VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2018 odds and betting market links on the two-year-old hopefuls will be found below the week of the race with prices provided by Ladbrokes.com.au.

2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field

The annual VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes field attracts a smart line-up of promising two-year-olds showing the potential to stay 1400m – 1600m. Runners may be graduates of the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes field and be Sydney-bound later in the autumn targeting the more lucrative $1 million Group 1 Inglis Sires’ (1400m) at Randwick during April’s ‘The Championships’.

The official 2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Barrier Draw is set for release on Wednesday March 7, 2018 and will be published below.

The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2018 Final Field is down to 13 two-year-olds after the scratching of Toulouse (7). It is an open edition of the race with a host of single-figure fancies in VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes betting including Lindsay Park’s in-form Redoute’s Choice filly Nasaayim chasing a third win on the trot and drawn well in barrier two. Godolphin’s well-bred Helmet colt Tin Hat is an early market mover, while the Team Hawkes-trained All Too Hart colt Outrageous has the outside barrier to overcome.

Read more on the wide-open 2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 11×350 RUN NAAN Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 12 56.5kg 74
2 2512 SANCTIMONIOUS Tony McEvoy Craig Williams 10 56.5kg 70
3 7×21 OUTRAGEOUS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 14 56.5kg 64
4 2×10 MORE THAN EXCEED (NZ) Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 3 56.5kg 65
5 414 SEBERATE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 11 56.5kg 65
6 21 TIN HAT James Cummings Damian Lane 4 56.5kg 63
7 546×4 AKKADIAN Matt Cumani Jordan Childs 5 56.5kg 60
8 14 SYD’S COIN Ken Keys Michael Dee 9 56.5kg 63
9 3×6 TOULOUSE David Payne Ben Melham 7 56.5kg 61
10 62 TITAN BLINDERS Leon & Troy Corstens Stephen Baster 6 56.5kg 63
11 3 FIRSTCLASS DREAMER Matthew Brown Luke Nolen 8 56.5kg 61
12 5 NOT A SINGLE CENT Aaron Purcell Mark Zahra 1 56.5kg 61
13 3×3326 ARISTOCRATIC MISS Tony McEvoy Jamie Kah 13 54.5kg 66
14 211 NASAAYIM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 2 54.5kg 69

2018 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations

The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2018 nominations are taken by Racing Victoria the Monday leading-up to Super Saturday and will be available below.

The official VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations for 2018 attracted 15 youngsters including a trio for Lindsay Park led by last start Caulfield winning filly Nasaayim. Stablemate Seberate comes off a fourth in the Blue Diamond Prelude from early February, while the team’s black-type winning filly Qaflia who comes off a seventh in the Blue Diamond Stakes.

VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes History

The VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes is one of the oldest races held at Flemington, first run in 1862 when Musidora was victorious. It was originally run over 1 mile (1600m) until 1919 when the race distance was changed to six furlongs. From 1920 the event was held over the increased length of seven furlongs and was converted to 1400m in 1972.

The VRC Sires Produce Stakes race was demoted from a Group 1 to a Group 2 event in 2005. The race has previously been known as the Flemington Stakes, Sapling Stakes and the Ascot Vale Stakes.

Notable VRC Sires Produce Stakes winners from recent years include All Too Hard (2012) and a subsequent Caulfield Cup winning mare in Jameka (2015).

Recent VRC Sires Produce Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Not A Single Cent 1 minute 23.40 seconds
2nd Seberate
3rd Akkadian
2017
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Sircconi 1 minute 22.7 seconds
2nd Aspect
3rd Feng Chu
2016
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Seaburge 1 minute 23.7 seconds
2nd Detective
3rd Revolving Door
2015
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Jameka 1 minute 24.6 seconds
2nd Lazumba
3rd Sampeah
2014
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Zululand 1 minute 24.3 seconds
2nd Awesome Rock
3rd Marcado
2013
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Twilight Royale 1 minute 23.35 seconds
2nd Shamus Award
3rd Great Esteem
2012
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st All Too Hard 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Pronto Pronto
3rd Road Trippin
2011
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Running Tall 1 minute 24.2 seconds
2nd Decircles
3rd Grand Britannia
2010
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Shamrocker 1 minute 23.54 seconds
2nd Willow Creek
3rd Yosei
2009
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Rostova 1 minute 23.4 seconds
2nd Bombay Sling
3rd Gathering
2008
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Von Costa De Hero 1 minute 23.7 seconds
2nd Carnero
3rd Burgeis
2007
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Incumbent 1 minute 22.8 seconds
2nd Marching
3rd Below Zero
2006
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st De Lago Mist 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Ulfah
3rd Danever
2005
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Danger Looms 1 minute 22.8 seconds
2nd Under The Floor
3rd Ferocity
2004
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Barely A Moment 1 minute 24.2 seconds
2nd Big Poppa Pump
3rd Kylikwong
2003
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Winestock 1 minute 23.6 seconds
2nd Fresh Boy
3rd Hammerbeam
2002
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Pillaging 1 minute 22.2 seconds
2nd Delago Brom
3rd Tom Coureuse
2001
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Spectatorial 1 minute 25.3 seconds
2nd Tuscanos
3rd Valkyrian
2000
VRC Sires Produce Stakes
1st Preserve 1 minute 23.5 seconds
2nd Ponton Flyer
3rd Happy Morning

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