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The Expressway Stakes is an early Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Group 2 held at the start of the year as a lead-up to the Group 1 autumn races.
2019 Expressway Stakes Results
- 1st: TBD
- 2nd: TBD
- 3rd: TBD
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The 2019 Expressway Stakes is a Group 2 weight-for-age event raced over 1200m, open to sprinters aged three and over. Held at Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse, the Expressway Stakes is the city’s first weight-for-age race of the New Year and suits horses that are in good form and ready for a new season of racing.
The $200,000 Expressway Stakes is also known as a good lead-up to the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) held in two weeks time at Royal Randwick. Horses may come into the Expressway Stakes first-up in early February and continue onto tougher autumn feature races such as the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) the following month.
The Expressway Stakes 2019 runs on Saturday February 2, 2019.
|2019 Expressway Stakes|
|Date:||Saturday February 2, 2019|
2018 Expressway Results
- 1st: TBD
- 2nd: TBD
- 3rd: TBD
2019 Expressway Stakes Odds & Betting
The Expressway Stakes 2019 odds will be published below as soon as betting on the Group 2 at Rosehill is released.
2019 Expressway Stakes Field
The Expressway Stakes field attracts a top class line-up of early autumn sprint types, many eyeing Group 1 autumn races later in the season.
The 2019 Expressway Stakes field is set for release on January 30, 2019 will be published in full below.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||304x24120x||HARTNELL (GB)||James Cummings||Kerrin McEvoy||4||58.5kg||117|
|2||14311x342x||TRAPEZE ARTIST||Gerald Ryan||Tim Clark||6||58.5kg||116|
|3||232x17242x||LE ROMAIN||Kris Lees||James McDonald||3||58.5kg||115|
|4||23x0150x43||DOTHRAKI||Peter & Paul Snowden||Joshua Parr||5||58.5kg||108|
|5||1117x4805x||LANCIATO (NZ)||Mark Newnham||Ms Rachel King||1||58.5kg||102|
|6||13x16041x1||ALIZEE||James Cummings||Blake Shinn||2||56.5kg||113|
2019 Expressway Stakes Nominations
The Expressway Stakes nominations are usually announced on the Monday prior to the race. Because of it’s a major lead up race to later feature events, the Expressway Stakes nominations usually include a high number of horses who are intent on an extended Autumn Racing Carnival campaign in both Sydney and Melbourne.
The 2019 Expressway Stakes nominations are set for release on Monday January 29, 2018 and will be published below.
Expressway Stakes History
First held in 1974 as a principal race, the Expressway Stakes was won by I’m Scarlet and remained that status until 1979 when it became a Group 2 race.
Between 1975 and 1980, the Expressway Stakes was run over a distance of 1100m before being moved out to 1200m. Plenty of top class gallopers have taken out the race and notable Expressway Stakes winners include Saintly (1996), Tie The Knot (2001), Lonhro (2003) and more recently Rangirangdoo (2010) and Appearance (2014).
The Expressway Stakes winners and results going back to 2000 are listed below.
Recent Expressway Stakes Winners
|1st||Trapeze Artist||1 minute 10.41 seconds|
|1st||Music Magnate||1 minute 9.48 seconds|
|3rd||Ball Of Muscle|
|1st||Our Boy Malachi||1 minute 11.65 seconds|
|1st||Weary||1 minute 10.66 seconds|
|1st||Appearance||1 minute 9.06 seconds|
|1st||Happy Galaxy||1 minute 9.82 seconds|
|1st||Rain Affair||1 minute 10.7 seconds|
|1st||Centennial Park||1 minute 10.2 seconds|
|2nd||Love Conquers All|
|1st||Rangirangdoo||1 minute 12.66 seconds|
|1st||Burdekin Blues||1 minute 9.76 seconds|
|1st||Paratroopers||1 minute 9.6 seconds|
|1st||Mentality||1 minute 9.96 seconds|
|3rd||More Than Lucky|
|1st||Court’s In Session||1 minute 9.15 seconds|
|1st||Court’s In Session||1 minute 9.51 seconds|
|2nd||Our Egyptian Raine|
|1st||Sportsman||1 minute 8.37 seconds|
|1st||Lonhro||1 minute 10.66 seconds|
|2nd||Belle Du Jour|
|1st||Ateates||1 minute 11.23 seconds|
|1st||Tie The Knot||1 minute 9.98 seconds|
|1st||Mr. Innocent||1 minute 9.25 seconds|