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The Summoned Stakes is a Group 3 mares-only event held at Sandown's Ladbrokes Park in mid-November on Zipping Classic Day.
2020 Summoned Stakes Results
- 1st: #4 Missile Mantra
- 2nd: #7 Tricky Gal
- 3rd: #5 My Pendant
Summoned Stakes News
The 2020 Summoned Stakes is a Group 3 race held at Sandown Racecourse – now Ladbrokes Park – at the end of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival on the second Saturday of November on Zipping Classic Day.
Raced over 1500m, the Summoned Stakes is held under set weights plus penalties conditions. Entry is restricted to mares aged four years and older.
With $160,000 prize money on offer, and as the only mares’ only event held on the card, the Summoned Stakes is quite a popular end-of-spring target and is named in honour of class broodmare Summoned.
The Summoned Stakes is held on Zipping Classic Day, which is one of the biggest days of racing at Sandown Racecourse during the year. Other races on the program include the Group 2 Zipping Classic (1400m), Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m), Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m), Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m), Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) and three listed events, including the 3200m Sandown Cup.
Mares are typically pointed towards the Summoned Stakes at the tail end of a lengthy spring campaign. As Zipping Classic Day is essentially the last day of black-type racing in Melbourne for the spring, it’s a popular race for mares looking for some more prize money or further glory.
Typical lead up races include the Group 2 Salinger Stakes (1200m) and Group 1 Empire Rose Stakes (1600m) – formerly the Myer Classic – over the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the latter producing recent Summoned Stakes winners Solicit (7th 2015) and Politeness (7th 2014). Politeness also went on to win the following year’s Myer Classic in 2015.
Missile Mantra (6th in 2020) was the last Summoned Stakes winning mare to salute on the back of a lead-up Empire Rose Stakes run.
The 2020 Summoned Stakes ran on Saturday November 14, 2020 and was narrowly won by the favourite Missile Mantra.
|Summoned Stakes 2020|
|Date:||Saturday November 14, 2020|
|Race Type:||4YO+ Mares SWP|
2020 Summoned Stakes Results
- 1st: #4 Missile Mantra
- 2nd: #7 Tricky Gal
- 3rd: #5 My Pendant
Peter & Paul Snowden’s well-backed Empire Rose graduate Missile Mantra ($3.80) relished a drop in grade to narrowly hold off Tricky Gal to salute for the punters in Sandown’s 2020 Summoned Stakes results.
|1||4||MISSILE MANTRA||Peter & Paul Snowden||John Allen||11||55kg||$3.80F|
|2||7||TRICKY GAL||Matthew Smith||Jye McNeil||0.1L||7||55kg||$5.50|
|3||5||MY PENDANT (NZ)||Danny O’Brien||Jamie Kah||2.35L||10||55kg||$5|
|4||1||FASCINO (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Mark Zahra||2.55L||9||58kg||$17|
|5||14||ETHICAL SOLUTION||Lloyd Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||3.55L||4||55kg||$91|
|6||6||NO EFFORT||Gavin Bedggood||Jason Maskiell||4.05L||8||55kg||$81|
|7||2||AKARI||Brad Widdup||Luke Nolen||4.15L||1||56kg||$11|
|8||16||HASSTOBEGOOD (NZ)||Grahame Begg||Glen Boss||4.25L||12||55kg||$17|
|9||3||STROME||David O’Prey||Michael Poy||5.75L||6||55kg||$26|
|10||13||MRS BECKHAM (NZ)||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Damian Lane||6.5L||2||55kg||$10|
|11||10||INDIANA LILLY||Shea Eden||Craig Newitt||6.6L||13||55kg||$26|
|12||15||GAME OF THORNS||Kris Lees||Damien Oliver||7L||3||55kg||$11|
|13||17e||JENNI BAD CAT (NZ)||David Brideoake||Dean Yendall||12.5L||5||55kg||$41|
|8||LA TIGERESA||Jason Warren & Dean Krongold||Michael Dee||0|
|9||THE CLOSER||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Luke Currie||0|
|11||HIGH EXCALEBRATION||Jerome Hunter||Craig Williams||0|
|12||PIERRO BELLE||Smiley Chan||Dean Yendall||0|
2020 Summoned Stakes Betting Odds
The latest Summoned Stakes 2020 odds and betting markets from Ladbrokes.com.au will be listed below, so follow the links to back our Summoned Stakes tips at the hottest prices this spring.
Missile Mantra ($3.80 in 2020) was the last favourite in Summoned Stakes betting to salute.
2020 Summoned Stakes Field
The Summoned Stakes field attracts a fairly decent host of mares every year. In recent years, the quality of the Summoned Stakes field has been recognised, with the race receiving an upgrade to Group 3 in 2013. Those mares who end up in the Summoned Stakes field may have come via a variety of preparations, ranging from non black type to Group 1 feature events.
The 2020 Summoned Stakes final field is released on the Wednesday before race day and will be published below once announced by Racing Victoria.
The Summoned Stakes 2020 field features a capacity line-up to close the card on Zipping Classic Day, betting led by the widely-drawn Missile Mantra for Team Snowden.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||1x438P0x78||FASCINO (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Mark Zahra||10||58kg||84|
|2||7734×60465||AKARI||Brad Widdup||Luke Nolen||1||56kg||83|
|3||6069640514||STROME||David O’Prey||Michael Poy (a)||6||55kg||88|
|4||0540×08346||MISSILE MANTRA||Peter & Paul Snowden||John Allen||14||55kg||90|
|5||56895×8506||MY PENDANT (NZ)||Danny O’Brien||Jamie Kah||11||55kg||86|
|6||0960319329||NO EFFORT||Gavin Bedggood||Jason Maskiell||9||55kg||80|
|7||16327×1552||TRICKY GAL||Matthew Smith||Jye McNeil||7||55kg||90|
|8||0x882x5328||LA TIGERESA||Jason Warren & Dean Krongold||Michael Dee||16||55kg||83|
|9||5116×60840||THE CLOSER||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Luke Currie||13||55kg||80|
|10||4633119×28||INDIANA LILLY||Shea Eden||Craig Newitt||17||55kg||72|
|11||1×24321319||HIGH EXCALEBRATION||Jerome Hunter||Craig Williams||12||55kg||79|
|12||327x11x317||PIERRO BELLE||Smiley Chan||Dean Yendall||8||55kg||75|
|13||11x77x4721||MRS BECKHAM (NZ)||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Damian Lane||2||55kg||73|
|14||13111106×9||ETHICAL SOLUTION||Lloyd Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||4||55kg||72|
|15||2x1950x083||GAME OF THORNS||Kris Lees||Damien Oliver||3||55kg||76|
|16||6143237×72||HASSTOBEGOOD (NZ)||Grahame Begg||Glen Boss||15||55kg||70|
|17e||41×1||JENNI BAD CAT (NZ)||David Brideoake||5||55kg||66|
2020 Summoned Stakes Nominations
The Summoned Stakes nominations attract a bumper list of early hopefuls, mares coming off lead-up races in earlier Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival events like the Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) on Caulfield Cup Day in late October.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Ballot||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||1x438P0x78||FASCINO (NZ)||M||4||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||1||58kg||84|
|3||118x315x13||WILD VIXEN||M||4||Levi Kavanagh||3||56kg||90|
|5||0540×08346||MISSILE MANTRA||M||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||5||55kg||90|
|6||56895×8506||MY PENDANT (NZ)||M||5||Danny O’Brien||6||55kg||86|
|7||0960319329||NO EFFORT||M||6||Gavin Bedggood||7||55kg||80|
|8||16327×1552||TRICKY GAL||M||5||Matthew Smith||8||55kg||90|
|9||0x882x5328||LA TIGERESA||M||6||Jason Warren & Dean Krongold||9||55kg||83|
|10||1122×32944||THOUSAND WISHES||M||5||Danny O’Brien||10||55kg||77|
|11||5116×60840||THE CLOSER||M||5||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||11||55kg||80|
|12||11x77x4721||MRS BECKHAM (NZ)||M||4||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||12||55kg||73|
|13||1×24321319||HIGH EXCALEBRATION||M||5||Jerome Hunter||13||55kg||79|
|14||4633119×28||INDIANA LILLY||M||6||Shea Eden||14||55kg||72|
|15||327x11x317||PIERRO BELLE||M||5||Smiley Chan||15||55kg||75|
|16||13111106×9||ETHICAL SOLUTION||M||4||Lloyd Kennewell||16||55kg||72|
|17||2x1950x083||GAME OF THORNS||M||4||Kris Lees||17||55kg||76|
|18||6143237×72||HASSTOBEGOOD (NZ)||M||4||Grahame Begg||18||55kg||70|
|19||41×1||JENNI BAD CAT (NZ)||M||4||David Brideoake||19||55kg||66|
Summoned Stakes History
The Summoned Stakes was previously a listed race. However, years of consistently high quality fields and decent racing led to the ARB upgrading the event to Group 3 prior to the 2013 edition.
It has developed a reputation for being an exciting race that attracts some of the standout mares of the spring racing carnival.
In 2013, the Summoned Stakes was held at Caulfield Racecourse due to upgrades taking place at Sandown.
In the future, the Summoned Stakes will very likely be further upgraded as it becomes a more popular end-of-season target for decent mares.
Notable Summoned Stakes winners include Politeness (2014) and Silent Sedition (2016), the latter going on to win the following autumn’s Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m).
Summoned Stakes Results
|1st||Missile Mantra||1 minute 30.02 seconds|
|1st||Jamaican Rain||1 minute 31.02 seconds|
|3rd||One More Try|
|1st||I’m A Princess||1 minute 29.70 seconds|
|3rd||Aeecee Tong De|
|1st||Long Time Ago||1 minute 31.61 seconds|
|1st||Silent Sedition||1 minute 30.80 seconds|
|1st||Solicit||1 minute 29.3 seconds|
|1st||Politeness||1 minute 31.2 seconds|
|1st||Floria||1 minute 37.5 seconds|
|1st||Cabernet||1 minute 30.9 seconds|
|1st||Hi Belle||1 minute 32.2 seconds|
|1st||Happy Hippy||1 minute 35.2 seconds|
|2nd||Ky’s The Limit|
|1st||Dane Julia||1 minute 31.8 seconds|
|1st||Bernicia||1 minute 30.4 seconds|
|1st||Zip Baby Zip||1 minute 31.5 seconds|
|2nd||Like It Is|
|1st||Hasta La Ciao Ciao||1 minute 29.5 seconds|
|1st||Umber||1 minute 32.96 seconds|
|1st||Tully Bellotto||1 minute 34.9 seconds|
|1st||Irongail||1 minute 29.5 seconds|
|1st||Bridal Hill||1 minute 29.7 seconds|
|1st||Paris Heartbeat||1 minute 29.7 seconds|
|1st||It’s Platonic||1 minute 29.0 seconds|
|3rd||Rain Dance Lady|