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The Strickland Stakes is a Group 3 race held at Belmont Racecourse over 2000m and run under weight-for-age conditions during the Perth Winter Racing Carnival.
2017 Strickland Stakes Results
- 1st: Scales Of Justice
- 2nd: Zarantz
- 3rd: Pounamu
Strickland Stakes News
The Strickland Stakes is a Group 3 race held during late June or early July each year at Belmont Racecourse in Perth. Run under weight for age conditions over a distance of 2000m, the Strickland Stakes is a middle distance race that attracts considerable attention from local gallopers. Paying a total of $150,000, the Strickland Stakes is a lucrative race for the winner, and pays well for the time of year its hosted.
Trainers often nominate their horses in the Strickland Stakes following acceptable performances in the Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) held at Belmont a month previously under the same race conditions and the Hyperion Stakes – Strickland Stakes is a popular Perth winter betting double. Fuchsia Bandana (2015) and Scales Of Justice (2016) are the latest gallopers to complete the double.
While very few eastern horses enter the Strickland Stakes, the field is predominantly local. As the race grows in prize money and develops its prestige, more eastern trainers may be tempted to take horses over.
The 2017 Strickland Stakes ran on July 1, 2017.
|Date:||July 1, 2017|
|Race Type:||3YO+ Weight-For-Age|
2017 Strickland Stakes Results
- 1st: #1 Scales Of Justice
- 2nd: #5 Zarantz
- 3rd: #6 Pounamu
Check out the official Strickland Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order below, the race won narrowly by the odds-on favourite Scales Of Justice who now heads east for a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid targeting the Toorak Handicap and Emirates Stakes.
|1||1||SCALES OF JUSTICE||Lindsey Smith||Daniel Staeck||–||8||59kg||$1.24|
|2||5||ZARANTZ||Grant & Alana Williams||Aaron Mitchell||0.15L||4||59kg||$13|
|3||6||POUNAMU||Alan Mathews||Patrick Carbery||3.75L||5||59kg||$21|
|4||8||NORTH RIDGE||Fred Kersley||Randy Tan (a)||3.75L||2||59kg||$101|
|5||9||DARK MUSKET||Graeme Ballantyne||Ms Lucy Warwick||8L||7||59kg|
|6||7||LITE’N IN MY VEINS||Fred Kersley||Brad Parnham||8.5L||6||59kg||$26|
|7||2||IHTSAHYMN||Fred Kersley||Steven Parnham||11.75L||3||59kg||$61|
|8||3||DISPOSITION||Grant & Alana Williams||William Pike||15L||1||59kg||$9.50|
|9||4||RESPONDENT||Fred Kersley||Jason Brown||29.5L||9||59kg||$101|
|–||10||ROSEWOOD HILL||Ben Pearce||Jarrad Noske||–||9||–||–|
2017 Strickland Stakes Odds
The winter’s best Strickland Stakes 2017 betting odds and market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below as soon as released.
2017 Strickland Stakes Field
The Strickland Stakes field attracts the best local winter gallopers that traditionally come via lead-up runs in the Belmont Sprint and Hyperion Stakes during the Belmont Winter Racing Carnival.
The official Strickland Stakes 2017 Final Field & Barriers will be available below the week of the race.
The 2017 Strickland Stakes Field attracted 10 hopefuls led by Lindsey Smith’s Group 1 winner Scales Of Justice who won the Hyperion Stakes last time out.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Br.||Wgt.||Hcp. Rating|
|1||x221112x21||SCALES OF JUSTICE||Lindsey Smith||Daniel Staeck||8||59kg||111|
|2||4363038×98||IHTSAHYMN||Fred Kersley||Steven Parnham||3||59kg||95|
|3||8x4200x535||DISPOSITION||Grant & Alana Williams||William Pike||1||59kg||101|
|4||01920×0056||RESPONDENT||Fred Kersley||Jason Brown||10||59kg||91|
|5||0747×72612||ZARANTZ||Grant & Alana Williams||Aaron Mitchell||4||59kg||98|
|6||161111×496||POUNAMU||Alan Mathews||Patrick Carbery||5||59kg||92|
|7||11584×7004||LITE’N IN MY VEINS||Fred Kersley||Brad Parnham||6||59kg||95|
|8||5595451224||NORTH RIDGE||Fred Kersley||Randy Tan (a)||2||59kg||91|
|9||73×5656763||DARK MUSKET||Graeme Ballantyne||Ms Lucy Warwick||7||59kg||80|
|10||1233311511||ROSEWOOD HILL||Ben Pearce||Jarrad Noske||9||57kg||82|
Strickland Stakes History
Originally hosted at Ascot, the Strickland Stakes moved to Belmont for a year in 2005, and the decision was made to host it there permanently from 2011 onwards. While at Ascot, the Strickland Stakes was ran over 1800m rather than the current 2000m. Inaugurated in 1901, the race celebrated its 100th anniversary at Ascot in 2001.
Notable Strickland Stakes winners include Perfect Answer (1988), Finito (2001, 2002) and Marasco (2009, 2010). In 2002, there was a dead heat between Gwalia Girl and Finito. The race was not held between 1942 and 1944 due to World War II, and adjustments to the racing calendar meant that there was no 1999 edition of the race.
Marasco and Tarzi made the exacta two years in a row; 2009 and 2010. Listed below are Strickland Stakes results since 2000.
Recent Strickland Stakes Results
|2018 Strickland Stakes||1st||TBD||TBD|
|2017 Strickland Stakes||1st||Scales Of Justice||2 minutes 9.79 seconds|
|2016 Strickland Stakes||1st||Ihtsahymn||2 minutes 8.8 seconds|
|2015 Strickland Stakes||1st||Fuchsia Bandana||2 minutes 6.4 seconds|
|3rd||Tower of Lonhro|
|2014 Strickland Stakes||1st||Fancy Feet||2 minutes 8.98 seconds|
|2013 Strickland Stakes||1st||Kincaple||2 minutes 5.4 seconds|
|3rd||God Has Spoken|
|2012 Strickland Stakes||1st||Mr Moet||2 minutes 7.3 seconds|
|2011 Strickland Stakes||1st||God Has Spoken||2 minutes 5.5 seconds|
|3rd||King Kool Kat|
|1st||Marasco||1 minute 55.2 seconds|
|1st||Marasco||1 minute 53.4 seconds|
|1st||Action Pak||1 minute 48.6 seconds|
|1st||Forest Frolic||1 minute 51.0 seconds|
|1st||Exchequer||1 minute 53.9 seconds|
|1st||True Steel||2 minutes 7.2 seconds|
|1st||Dedicated Miss||1 minute 50.5 seconds|
|1st||Money Is Magic||1 minute 51.7 seconds|
|1st (DH)||Finito||1 minute 51.9 seconds|
|1st (DH)||Gwalia Girl|
|1st||Finito||1 minute 51.9 seconds|
|1st||Iron Horse||1 minute 52.8 seconds|