Belle Of The Turf Stakes

The 2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes is a Group 3 race held at Gosford Racecourse.

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Algeria Leads 2016 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Betting Odds

Algeria Leads 2016 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Betting Odds

The John O’Shea-trained Algeria has opened narrow favourite to take out the Belle Of The Turf Stakes 2016 on Gosford Cup Day this Friday at her first look at the Gosford track.

Ammirata is one of the best fancied mares in 2016 Belle Of The Turf Stakes betting on Gosford Cup Day this Friday. Photo: Steve Hart.

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The 2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes is a Group 3 event held at Gosford Racecourse during early to mid January.

Raced over one mile (1600m), the Belle Of The Turf Stakes is held under handicap conditions and pays $150,000 total prize money. It is open only to fillies and mares aged three years and older, and tends to be a popular target.

Those fillies and mares which target the Belle Of The Turf Stakes tend to do so following a few preparatory runs; it’s rare for a horse to race first-up and perform well in this. Due to the short straight at Gosford, keep an eye out for those horses which can finish strongly to include in your Belle Of The Turf Stakes betting selections at Ladbrokes.com.au.

The 2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes will take place on Saturday January 13th.

Belle Of The Turf Stakes 2017
Date: January 13th, 2017
Track: Gosford Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO&UP F&M Handicap
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $150,000

2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Field

The Belle Of The Turf Stakes field regularly attracts a highly talented selection of young fillies and experienced mares. Because it’s held early in January, many of the young horses in the Belle Of The Turf Stakes field are reasonably fresh, having only had one or two lead up races.

The 2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes field will be provided here when final acceptances close the Wednesday before the race.

2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Nominations

The Belle Of The Turf Stakes nominations are usually announced not long before the final field, most likely on the Monday prior to the race. Amongst the Belle Of The Turf Stakes nominations you’ll usually find a fairly talented young horse or two with a penchant for the distance.

The 2017 Belle Of The Turf Stakes nominations will be published below as soon as available.

Belle Of The Turf Stakes History

The history of the Belle Of The Turf Stakes reaches back at least to 1988, with St. Klaire winning the race that year.

Previously a listed race, the Belle Of The Turf Stakes was upgraded to Group 3 status in 2013, making it the ideal target for talented types to get some group level points on the scoreboard.

Notable Belle Of The Turf Stakes winners include Pusan (1992), Rubitoff (1999), Dandify (2001) and Cathay Lady (2013). Belle Of The Turf Stakes results since 2005, along with winning jockeys and trainers, are provided below.

Belle Of The Turf Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
2017
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2016
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Ammirata 1 minute 38.48 seconds
2nd Mary Lou
3rd Kellyville Flyer / Holy Delusions
2015
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Mamwaazel 1 minute 37.3 seconds
2nd Peace Force
3rd Mary Lou
2014
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Myamira 1 minute 35.7 seconds
2nd Pleiades
3rd La Pieta
2013
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Cathay Lady 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Babel
3rd Shamardini
2012
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Race Not Held
2nd
3rd
2011
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Skyerush 1 minute 37.3 seconds
2nd Quidnunc
3rd Miss Keepsake
2010
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Hidden Wonder 1 minute 37.5 seconds
2nd Devils Arcade
3rd Kimillsy
2009
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Messenger 1 minute 37.3 seconds
2nd Bernicia
3rd Illuminates
2008
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Prima Nova 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Alverta
3rd Lustre Lady
2007
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Race Not Held
2nd
3rd
2006
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Pekalan 1 minute 38.6 seconds
2nd Interche
3rd Martiniforus
2005
Belle Of The Turf Stakes
1st Wild Queen 1 minute 38.6 seconds
2nd Johan’s Toy
3rd A Fairy’s Kiss