Blazer Stakes

The Blazer Stakes also known as the Rose Of Kingston Stakes is a Group 2 sprint held at Flemington on Turnbull Stakes Day in early October as a lead-up to the Empire Rose Stakes.

2020 Blazer Stakes Results

  • 1st: #17e Sierra Sue
  • 2nd: #14 She Shao Fly
  • 3rd: #12 Missile Mantra



The Blazer Stakes is a 1400m set weights and penalties race run at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse in early October.

Currently called the Rose Of Kingston Stakes, the Group 2 Blazer Stakes is run during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and is worth $300,000 in prize money. The race takes place on Turnbull Stakes Day, the line-up for which also includes the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m), Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m), Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) and Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m).

Open only to mares aged four-years-old and above, the Blazer Stakes attracts a quality line-up each season with many of the runners heading towards the following month’s Group 1 Empire Rose Classic (1600m) back at the track over the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

This year the Blazer Stakes 2020 took place on Saturday October 3, 2020 and was won by emergency runner Sierra Sue.

Blazer Stakes 2020
Date: Saturday October 3, 2020
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 4YO+ Mares Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $300,000

2020 Blazer Stakes Results

  • 1st: #17e Sierra Sue
  • 2nd: #14 She Shao Fly
  • 3rd: #12 Missile Mantra

Jockey Michael Walker gave emergency runner Sierra Sue ($17) a peach of a ride up the inside to salute in a shock Blazer Stakes 2020 result over fellow roughie hopes She Shao Fly ($31) and Missile Mantra ($41).

Colour Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 17e SIERRA SUE (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Michael Walker 12 55kg $17
2 14 SHE SHAO FLY Kevin Corstens Jamie Kah 0.4L 2 55kg $31
3 12 MISSILE MANTRA Peter & Paul Snowden Damian Lane 1.15L 7 55kg $41
4 5 MADAM ROUGE Chris Waller Ben Melham 2.15L 8 57kg $3.80
5 10 FABRIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 2.25L 1 55kg $15
6 6 PERFECT JEWEL Grant & Alana Williams William Pike 2.75L 11 57kg $3.50F
7 3 PRETTY BRAZEN Tony & Calvin McEvoy Luke Currie 2.85L 4 58kg $7.50
8 7 BONVICINI Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jye McNeil 3.35L 9 57kg $21
9 11 INTO THE ABYSS John Thompson John Allen 3.85L 3 55kg $81
10 1 SAVATIANO James Cummings Mark Zahra 3.95L 14 58kg $9
11 9 FIDELIA Robbie Griffiths Dean Yendall 4.45L 13 55kg $91
12 2 RUBISAKI Patrick Payne Billy Egan 4.55L 10 58kg $9
13 4 SPANISH WHISPER Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Daniel Stackhouse 7.8L 6 58kg $51
14 15 SOUTHBANK Anthony & Sam Freedman Craig Newitt 11.8L 5 55kg $101
13 PARMIE Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Daniel Moor 0
16 LADY LOFT Julius Sandhu Beau Mertens 0
8 I AM ELOQUENT Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Michael Dee 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

2020 Blazer Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Blazer Stakes 2020 odds on the mares facing off in this spring’s edition of the Turnbull Stakes Day support act will listed below complete with links to Ladbrokes.com.au for you to back your Blazer Stakes betting tips at the right price as soon as markets are out.

2020 Blazer Stakes Field

The Blazer Stakes field usually attracts some very well experienced mares out of lead-up races including the Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m) or Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) the month before. In 2017 Now Or Later improved on a lead-up sixth in the How Now Stakes for her win at double-figures in Blazer Stakes betting.

The Blazer Stakes 2020 field and barrier draw will be released by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday of race week and will be listed in full below once out.

The 2020 Blazer Stakes final field features a class line-up of potential Group 1-bound mares led in betting by the smart WA-trained Perfect Jewel.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 1x12766x18 SAVATIANO James Cummings Mark Zahra 17 58kg 110
2 2x111111x0 RUBISAKI Patrick Payne Billy Egan 11 58kg 98
3 151x22x713 PRETTY BRAZEN Tony & Calvin McEvoy Luke Currie 4 58kg 104
4 930x5659x9 SPANISH WHISPER Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Daniel Stackhouse 6 58kg 99
5 11x9702x67 MADAM ROUGE Chris Waller Ben Melham 8 57kg 106
6 1x0112x182 PERFECT JEWEL Grant & Alana Williams William Pike 12 57kg 106
7 7104x180x3 BONVICINI Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jye McNeil 9 57kg 89
8 17118x30x0 I AM ELOQUENT Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Michael Dee 10 56kg 78
9 8333835×00 FIDELIA Robbie Griffiths Dean Yendall 14 55kg 89
10 1x45145x31 FABRIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 1 55kg 90
11 518x4260x4 INTO THE ABYSS John Thompson John Allen 3 55kg 93
12 52x0540x08 MISSILE MANTRA Peter & Paul Snowden Damian Lane 7 55kg 89
13 326420×422 PARMIE Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Daniel Moor 15 55kg 77
14 0x30915334 SHE SHAO FLY Kevin Corstens Jamie Kah 2 55kg 87
15 1223x670x5 SOUTHBANK Anthony & Sam Freedman 5 55kg 82
16 x8398x5326 LADY LOFT Julius Sandhu Beau Mertens 16 55kg 71
17e 11210×1 SIERRA SUE (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Michael Walker 13 55kg 76

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

Blazer Stakes History

Previously known as the Honda Prelude, Hardy Brothers Prelude, Jayco Stakes, and the Rose Of Kingston Stakes. The race was renamed the Blazer Stakes in 2009.

Since 1989, the Blazer Stakes been won by a number of class mares including Cats Whisker (2009) who came off a lead-up win in the Let’s Elope Stakes and Mosheen (2012) who had won the 2011 VRC Oaks. Blazer Stakes results since 2000 are listed below.

Blazer Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
2020
Blazer Stakes
1st Sierra Sue 1 minute 23.04 seconds
2nd She Shao Fly
3rd Missile Mantra
2019
Blazer Stakes
1st Haut Brion Her 1 minute 22.63 seconds
2nd Pohutukawa
3rd Angelic Ruler
2018
Blazer Stakes
1st Invincibella 1 minute 22.52 seconds
2nd Savatiano
3rd Mamzelle Tess
2017
Blazer Stakes
1st Now Or Later 1 minute 24.23 seconds
2nd Merriest
3rd Payroll
2016
Blazer Stakes
1st French Emotion 1 minute 24.36 seconds
2nd Pure Pride
3rd Vibrant Rouge
2015
Blazer Stakes
1st La Passe 1 minute 22.9 seconds
2nd Manageress
3rd Lucky Lago & Jessy Belle
2014
Blazer Stakes
1st Forever Loved 1 minute 24.80 seconds
2nd Enquare
3rd May’s Dream
2013
Blazer Stakes
1st Fire Up Fifi 1 minute 23.84 seconds
2nd Peron
3rd Catkins
2012
Blazer Stakes
1st Mosheen 1 minute 23.47 seconds
2nd Bonaria
3rd Miss Stellabelle
2011
Blazer Stakes
1st Lady Lynette 1 minute 24.16 seconds
2nd Booklet
3rd Dysphonia
2010
Blazer Stakes
1st Palacio De Cristal 1 minute 23.97 seconds
2nd No Evidence Needed
3rd Strawberry Field
2009
Blazer Stakes
1st Cats Whisker 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Gold Water
3rd Dane Julia
2008
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Bellini Rose 1 minute 24.1 seconds
2nd Absolute Glam
3rd Viking Turf Belle
2007
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Vormista 1 minute 23.9 seconds
2nd Bellini Rose
3rd El Pauji
2006
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Divine Madonna 1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Imana
3rd Open Cut
2005
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Sky Cuddle 1 minute 23.5 seconds
2nd Dea
3rd Astrodame
2004
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Skewiff 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Infinite Grace
3rd Light Sweeper
2003
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Vocabulary 1 minute 24.1 seconds
2nd Gazania
3rd Galipagos Girl
2002
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Hosannah 1 minute 23.8 seconds
2nd Gentle Genius
3rd Purple Groove
2001
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Tickle My 1 minute 25.7 seconds
2nd Hula Wonder
3rd Calm Smytzer
2000
Rose Of Kingston Stakes
1st Ramano?s Star 1 minute 23.7 seconds
2nd Fellowship
3rd Bumbelina

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