CF Orr Stakes

The CF Orr Stakes kicks off Group 1 racing during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival in February.

2021 C.F. Orr Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD



The CF Orr Stakes is a Group 1 race, the first of the calendar year, held at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse in early to mid February. This Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival event is a weight-for-age race run over 1400m and is worth $500,000 in prize money.

The ideal lead-up race into the CF Orr Stakes field is Moonee Valley’s Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) that produced six winners from 2011-2020 including champion mare Black Caviar (2012) who did the double.

The next-up option for most CF Orr Stakes horses is a return to the same track and distance a fortnight later for the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m), a double last completed by Black Heart Bart (2017).

The 2021 CF Orr Stakes takes place on Saturday February 6, 2021. 

CF Orr Stakes 2021
Date: Saturday February 6, 2021
Racecourse: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: Weight-For-Age
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $500,000

2021 CF Orr Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2021 CF Orr Stakes Odds

The latest CF Orr Stakes 2021 betting odds provided by race sponsor Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below complete with market links as soon as released.

2021 CF Orr Stakes Field

The CF Orr Stakes field attracts a star-studded line-up of early autumn weight-for-age horses, many graduates out of the Australia Stakes run the month prior at The Valley. After contesting the CF Orr Stakes, horses often head towards the Futurity Stakes and then the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on Super Saturday.

The 2021 CF Orr Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw will be published below as soon as released by Racing Victoria on February 3, 2021.

2021 CF Orr Stakes Nominations

The 2021 CF Orr Stakes nominations are released the Monday before the race and will be published in full below as soon as available.

CF Orr Stakes History

Two horses have managed to win the CF Orr Stakes three consecutive times, Vo Rogue from 1988 to 1990 and Manikato from 1979 to 1981.

From 1925, when The Night Patrol won the first CF Orr Stakes, until 1992 the event possessed Group 2 status. Between 1925 and 1942, the CF Orr Stakes was a weight-for-age race with penalties however this was then changed to handicap conditions until 1945.

Originally an eight furlong race (approx. 1600m); the CF Orr Stakes also underwent various location changes. Between 1925 and 1940, the race was held at Williamstown Racecourse. In the 1940s, it was switched between Moonee Valley and Flemington and in 1966 and 1996, it took place at Sandown Racecourse.

Seven three-year-olds have won the CF Orr Stakes with Alabama Express (2020) the latest, the colt emulating his sire Redoute’s Choice (2000) from 20 years earlier.

Recent CF Orr Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2021
CF Orr Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2020
CF Orr Stakes
1st Alabama Express 1 minute 22.07 seconds
2nd Fierce Impact
3rd Kings Will Dream
2019
Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes
1st Manuel 1 minute 24.47 seconds
2nd Land Of Plenty
3rd Kementari
2018
Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes
1st Hartnell 1 minute 24.79 seconds
2nd Single Gaze
3rd Brave Smash
2017
Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes
1st Black Heart Bart 1 minute 22.55 seconds
2nd Turn Me Loose
3rd Ecuador
2016
CF Orr Stakes
1st Suavito 1 minute 22.6 seconds
2nd Lucky Hussler
3rd Hucklebuck
2015
CF Orr Stakes
1st Dissident 1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Entirely Platinum
3rd Mourinho
2014
CF Orr Stakes
1st Moment Of Change 1 minute 23.0 seconds
2nd Eurozone
3rd Shamus Award
2013
CF Orr Stakes
1st All Too Hard 1 minute 22.83 seconds
2nd Mawingo
3rd Mr Moet
2012
CF Orr Stakes
1st Black Caviar 1 minute 25.14 seconds
2nd Southern Speed
3rd Playing God
2011
CF Orr Stakes
1st Typhoon Tracy 1 minute 22.7 seconds
2nd Heart Of Dreams
3rd Ortensia
2010
CF Orr Stakes
1st Typhoon Tracy 1 minute 24.04 seconds
2nd Heart Of Dreams
3rd Sirmione
2009
CF Orr Stakes
1st Maldivian 1 minute 23.4 seconds
2nd Alamosa
3rd Theseo
2008
CF Orr Stakes
1st Shinzig 1 minute 23.8 seconds
2nd Niconero
3rd Rubiscent
2007
CF Orr Stakes
1st El Segundo 1 minute 23.2 seconds
2nd Marasco
3rd Aqua Damore
2006
CF Orr Stakes
1st Perfect Promise 1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd Lad Of The Manor
3rd Fields Of Omagh
2005
CF Orr Stakes
1st Elvstroem 1 minute 22.8 seconds
2nd Savabeel
3rd Lad Of The Manor
2004
CF Orr Stakes
1st Lonhro 1 minute 21.9 seconds
2nd Vocabulary
3rd Sound Action
2003
CF Orr Stakes
1st Yell 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Fields Of Omagh
3rd Innovation Girl
2002
CF Orr Stakes
1st Barkada 1 minute 24.6 seconds
2nd Northerly
3rd Cent Home
2001
CF Orr Stakes
1st Desert Sky 1 minute 21.6 seconds
2nd Skoozi Please
3rd Hit The Roof
2000
CF Orr Stakes
1st Redoutes Choice 1 minute 24.1 seconds
2nd Miss Pennymoney
3rd Intergaze

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