Vinery Stud Stakes

The Vinery Stud Stakes is a Group 1 race for three-year-old fillies run at Rosehill Gardens on Tancred Stakes Day as a key lead-up to the Australian Oaks during the autumn.

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Hungry Heart
  • 2nd: #2 Harmony Rose
  • 3rd: #8 Impecunious



The Vinery Stud Stakes – registered as the Storm Queen Stakes – is a Group 1 race for three-year-old fillies held as part of the exciting Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. A middle distance event run over 2000m, the Vinery Stud Stakes is run on Tancred Stakes Day at Rosehill Gardens. This elite race meeting conducted by the Australian Turf Club (ATC) also features the Group 1 HE Tancred Stakes (2400m) as well as a host of Group 2 & 3 support races including the Group 2 Tulloch Stakes (2000m) and the Group 2 Emancipation Stakes (1500m).

Offering $500,000 in total prize money the Vinery Stud Stakes is run at set weights and so favours the class fillies in the field. A key lead-up into the Vinery Stud Stakes field is the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) run at the same track but open to both fillies and mares a fortnight before.

Most of the Vinery Stud Stakes runners are looking to back-up at Royal Randwick in two weeks on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ in the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m). Recent Vinery Stud Stakes graduates to win the ATC Oaks include Rising Romance (4th in 2014), Streama (2nd in 2012) and Once Were Wild (5th in 2010). In 2019 the Chris Waller-trained Verry Elleegant became the latest filly to do the Vinery Stud Stakes – ATC Oaks double.

The 2021 Vinery Stud Stakes ran on Saturday April 3, 2021 and was won by Chris Waller’s Phar Lap Stakes winning filly Hungry Heart.

Vinery Stud Stakes 2021
Date: Saturday April 3, 2021
Track: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Distance: 2000m
Conditions: 3YO Fillies at Set Weights – 56kg
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $500,000
Inaugurated: 1979

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Hungry Heart
  • 2nd: #2 Harmony Rose
  • 3rd: #8 Impecunious

Trainer Chris Waller celebrated his 121st Group 1 win thanks to a brilliant late victory by Phar Lap Stakes winning filly Hungry Heart who ran down the front-running favourite Harmony Rose to salute in the Vinery Stud Stakes 2021 results ahead of a potential ATC Oaks run.

Click here to read more on the brave 2021 Vinery Stud Stakes win by Hungry Heart.

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 3 HUNGRY HEART Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 5 56kg $5.50
2 2 HARMONY ROSE Mark Newnham Joshua Parr 0.2L 1 56kg $2.30F
3 8 IMPECUNIOUS (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Damien Oliver 3L 9 56kg $15
4 10 PRINCESS RHAENYS Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 5.2L 2 56kg $19
5 4 STARELLE Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 5.7L 7 56kg $18
6 7 FORCE OF WILL (NZ) Lance O’Sullivan & Andrew Scott Glen Boss 6.3L 3 56kg $21
7 1 PERSONAL Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes James McDonald 9L 10 56kg $5.50
8 5 ELIZABEEL John Sargent Tom Marquand 10.4L 8 56kg $31
9 9 LOVE SENSATION Kevin Corstens Mark Zahra 11.7L 4 56kg $51
10 6 MIRAVALLE Mark Newnham Hugh Bowman 23.7L 6 56kg $14

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Odds

The latest autumn Vinery Stud Stakes 2021 odds on the three-year-old staying fillies running in the ATC Oaks lead-up will be available below as soon as available at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Field

Each autumn the Vinery Stud Stakes attracts a class line-up of three-year-old fillies displaying the potential to stay longer distances with many eyeing an ATC Oaks run over the mile and a half during ‘The Championships’ in April.

The official 2021 Vinery Stud Stakes field and barrier draw will be released by Racing NSW as of Wednesday March 31, 2021 and listed in full below.

The Vinery Stud Stakes 2021 final field features 10 fillies led in betting by the rails-drawn Harmony Rose coming off a third in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas against the boys.

Click here to read more on the key fillies in the Vinery Stud Stakes 2021 field & betting markets.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Probable Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 0x52221x23 PERSONAL Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes James McDonald 10 56kg 106
2 112×13 HARMONY ROSE Mark Newnham Joshua Parr 1 56kg 94
3 5x2227x781 HUNGRY HEART Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 5 56kg 92
4 2x55286x31 STARELLE Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 7 56kg 90
5 x21134x432 ELIZABEEL John Sargent Tom Marquand 8 56kg 86
6 x176644x01 MIRAVALLE Mark Newnham Hugh Bowman 6 56kg 86
7 61111 FORCE OF WILL (NZ) Lance O’Sullivan & Andrew Scott Glen Boss 3 56kg 84
8 3x1x1x43 IMPECUNIOUS (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Damien Oliver 9 56kg 78
9 x2150x4572 LOVE SENSATION Kevin Corstens Mark Zahra 4 56kg 73
10 4×1 PRINCESS RHAENYS Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 2 56kg 60

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Nominations

The Vinery Stud Stakes 2021 nominations are due to close on Monday March 29, 2021 and will be published below as soon as available.

The 2021 Vinery Stud Stakes nominations attracted 16 three-year-old fillies including Chris Waller’s last start Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes winner Hungry Heart and dual Group 1 champion Montefilia coming off a third in the Rosehill Guineas last weekend.

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight True Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 0x52221x23 PERSONAL F 3 Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes 1 56kg 106
2 x314113x63 MONTEFILIA F 3 David Payne 2 56kg 106
3 5x2227x781 HUNGRY HEART F 3 Chris Waller 3 56kg 92
4 x21134x432 ELIZABEEL F 3 John Sargent 4 56kg 86
5 x176644x01 MIRAVALLE F 3 Mark Newnham 5 56kg 86
6 2x55286x31 STARELLE F 3 Danny O’Brien 6 56kg 90
7 112×13 HARMONY ROSE F 3 Mark Newnham 7 56kg 94
8 x2150x4572 LOVE SENSATION F 3 Kevin Corstens 8 56kg 73
9 61111 FORCE OF WILL (NZ) F 3 Lance O’Sullivan & Andrew Scott 9 56kg 84
10 3x1x1x43 IMPECUNIOUS (NZ) F 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 10 56kg 78
11 521163 FLEXIBLE F 3 James Cummings 11 56kg 72
12 25×1282 DUAIS F 3 Edward Cummings 12 56kg 65
13 21×36 BROOKSPIRE F 3 Chris Waller 13 56kg 65
14 06×992140 KARAUNA F 3 Anthony Cummings 14 56kg 56
15 4×1 PRINCESS RHAENYS F 3 Peter G Moody 15 56kg 60
16 54 SASSYSAV (NZ) F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 16 56kg

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Vinery Stud Stakes History

The Vinery Stud Stakes is a relatively young Australian thoroughbred race, first run in 1979 when Impede took out the race in impressive fashion. It began as a principal race run over 1900m but was given Group 2 status and run over 2000m the following year in 1980. In 1992 the Storm Queen Stakes gained its current Group 1 status.

Vinery Stud Stakes Winners

The Vinery Stud Stakes has been won by a number of talented fillies, but in 1989 was taken out by a genuine equine superstar in Research. Research won the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m), Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) and Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) during the 1988 Spring Racing Carnival and started her autumn campaign with a win in the Vinery Stud Stakes before capturing both the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) and the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) in the space of four days – a feat that has never been repeated.

Other talented fillies whose names feature on the Vinery Stud Stakes honour roll include Serenade Rose (2006), Miss Finland (2007), Mosheen (2012), Norzita (2013), Lucia Valentina (2014) and the next-up ATC Oaks winner Verry Elleegant (2019).

Recent Vinery Stud Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2021
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Hungry Heart 2 minutes 2.06 seconds
2nd Harmony Rose
3rd Impecunious
2020
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Shout The Bar 2 minutes 8.28 seconds
2nd Probabeel
3rd Nudge
2019
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Verry Ellegant 2 minutes 8.99 seconds
2nd Frankely Awesome
3rd Aristia
2018
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Hiyaam 2 minutes 3.52 seconds
2nd Unforgotten
3rd Aloisia
2017
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Montoya’s Secret 2 minutes 9.73 seconds
2nd Nurse Kitchen
3rd Harlow Gold
2016
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Single Gaze 2 minute 3.0 seconds
2nd Valley Girl
3rd Happy Hannah
2015
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Fenway 2 minutes 03.27 seconds
2nd First Seal
3rd Thunder Lady
2014
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Lucia Valentina 2 minutes 07.07 seconds
2nd Solicit
3rd Forever Loved
2013
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Norzita 2 minutes 06.12 seconds
2nd Longport
3rd Habibi
2012
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Mosheen 2 minutes 02.3 seconds
2nd Streama
3rd Aliyana Tilde
2011
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Mirjulisa Lass 2 minutes 03.4 seconds
2nd Fibrillation
3rd Brazilian Pulse
2010
Vinery Stud Stakes
1st Faint Perfume 2 minutes 2.53 seconds
2nd Valdemoro
3rd Absolute Faith
2009
Vinery Stud Storm Queen Stakes
1st Purple 2 minutes 7 seconds
2nd Gold Water
3rd Gallica
2008
Arrowfield Stud Stakes
1st Heavenly Glow 2 minutes 9.2 seconds
2nd Galileo’s Daughter
3rd Pentura
2007
Arrowfield Stud Stakes
1st Miss Finland 2 minutes 3.8 seconds
2nd Banc De Fortune
3rd Just Dancing
2006
Arrowfield Stud Stakes
1st Serenade Rose 2 minutes 1.3 seconds
2nd Beauty Watch
3rd Flora Danica
2005
Arrowfield Stud Stakes
1st Hollow Bullet 2 minutes 0.5 seconds
2nd Lotteria
3rd She’s Justa Tad
2004
Storm Queen Stakes
1st Special Harmony 2 minutes 1.8 seconds
2nd Shamekha
3rd Ike’s Dream
2003
Storm Queen Stakes
1st Shower Of Roses 2 minutes 4.4 seconds
2nd Bramble Rose
3rd Rasberry Ripple
2002
Storm Queen Stakes
1st Sixty Seconds 2 minutes 0.1 second
2nd Hosannah
3rd Quays
2001
Storm Queen Stakes
1st Tempest Mom 2 minutes 2.9 seconds
2nd Rose Archway
3rd Calm Smytzer
2000
Storm Queen Stakes
1st Hill Of Grace 2 minutes 2.4 seconds
2nd Kirkstall Lane
3rd Miss Zoe

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