Furious Stakes

The Furious Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-old fillies held at Royal Randwick as a lead-up to the Flight Stakes each spring.

2021 Furious Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Jamaea
  • 2nd: #6 Robodira
  • 3rd: #5 Mallory



The Group 2 Furious Stakes is a set weight race for three year old fillies held at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. Held in early September during the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the 1200m event is worth $200,000 in prize money.

Many fillies will first race in the Silver Shadow Stakes held two weeks earlier. Formality (2017),  Libertini (2019) and Dame Giselle (2020) are the most recent fillies to complete the Silver Shadow – Furious Stakes double.

The better performing fillies will then advance to the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1500m) held at Rosehill Gardens. Foxplay (2016) followed by Dame Giselle (2020) are the latest to take out the Furious Stakes – Tea Rose Stakes double.

The Furious Stakes is part of the ‘Princess Series Of Races’ and the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) over the mile at Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day completes the series.

Angst (1993) and Samantha Miss (2008) are the only two fillies in history to complete the series with wins in all four races: Silver Shadow Stakes / Furious Stakes / Tea Rose Stakes / Flight Stakes.

The Furious Stakes 2021 ran on Saturday September 4, 2021 and was won in an upset by Jamaea at 20/1. 

Furious Stakes
Date: Saturday September 4, 2021
Track: Randwick Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights of 56kg
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2021 Furious Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Jamaea
  • 2nd: #6 Robodira
  • 3rd: #5 Mallory

The Robert & Luke Price-trained Jamaea ($21) was excellent second-up coming from well back to narrowly run down Robodira ($51) with Mallory ($18) third in an upset Furious Stakes 2021 result.

Click here to read more on the shock Furious Stakes 2021 winner Jamaea.

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 3 JAMAEA Robert & Luke Price Brock Ryan (a) 10 56kg $21
2 6 ROBODIRA John O’Shea Sam Clipperton 0.04L 3 56kg $51
3 5 MALLORY Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Jason Collett 0.82L 7 56kg $18
4 10 ENTERPRISE POMME Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Jay Ford 1.06L 1 56kg $31
5 1 FOUR MOVES AHEAD John Sargent Nash Rawiller 1.45L 13 56kg $4.40
6 2 SWIFT WITNESS Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 1.52L 5 56kg $7.50
7 7 NAJMATY Peter & Paul Snowden Hugh Bowman 1.57L 9 56kg $7
8 4 SHE’S ALL CLASS Chris Waller James McDonald 1.91L 6 56kg $5
9 15 YEARNING Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Joshua Parr 2.19L 4 56kg $31
10 13 RUBY KISSES Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Kerrin McEvoy 4.68L 12 56kg $51
11 12 DE AN ANDRETTI Ron Quinton Andrew Adkins 5.23L 2 56kg $4.20F
12 14 WOLVES Anthony Mountney Ms Rachel King 5.86L 11 56kg $101
13 8 JOYOUS LEGEND Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Glen Boss 6.2L 8 56kg $26
9 LARKSPUR RUN James Cummings 0
11 LOVEMETENDER Anthony Cummings Jean Van Overmeire (a) 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 
2021 Furious Stakes Odds

The season’s top Furious Stakes odds and betting markets will be available below the week of the race courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au.

Libertini ($1.18 in 2019) followed by Dame Giselle ($3.80 in 2020) are the latest favourites in Furious Stakes betting to win.

2021 Furious Stakes Field

The official Furious Stakes 2021 Field & Barriers are announced the Wednesday of race week and the full line-up of Flight Stakes-bound fillies will be published right here.

The 2021 Furious Stakes final field features a line-up of Flight Stakes hopefuls including the Silver Shadow winner Swift Witness in gate five and the widely-drawn favourite Four Moves Ahead.

Click here to read more on the key fillies in the Furious Stakes 2021 field and betting markets.

  • Scratched: #9 Larkspur Run (12); #11 Lovemetender (14)
No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Probable Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 1144×3 FOUR MOVES AHEAD John Sargent Nash Rawiller 15 56kg 92
2 31020×1 SWIFT WITNESS Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 5 56kg 89
3 12621×4 JAMAEA Robert & Luke Price Brock Ryan (a) 10 56kg 86
4 3x132x SHE’S ALL CLASS Chris Waller James McDonald 6 56kg 86
5 2x139x5 MALLORY Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Jason Collett 7 56kg 82
6 1x42x ROBODIRA John O’Shea Sam Clipperton 3 56kg 76
7 118×4 NAJMATY Peter & Paul Snowden Hugh Bowman 9 56kg 75
8 193x JOYOUS LEGEND Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Glen Boss 8 56kg 72
9 221×17 LARKSPUR RUN James Cummings 12 56kg 67
10 12 ENTERPRISE POMME Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Jay Ford 1 56kg 66
11 6x38x18 LOVEMETENDER Anthony Cummings Jean Van Overmeire (a) 14 56kg 65
12 1x DE AN ANDRETTI Ron Quinton Andrew Adkins 2 56kg 65
13 28277×31 RUBY KISSES Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou Kerrin McEvoy 13 56kg 64
14 5390×22 WOLVES Anthony Mountney Ms Rachel King 11 56kg
15 25×4 YEARNING Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Joshua Parr 4 56kg

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Furious Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the Furious Stakes in 2021 close the Monday leading up the race and the full list of early entries will be published below.

A bumper 25 potential Flight Stakes-bound fillies make-up the 2021 Furious Stakes nominations this weekend in Sydney including the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Silver Shadow winner Swift Witness.

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight True Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 12621×4 JAMAEA F 3 Robert & Luke Price 1 56kg 86
2 1144×3 FOUR MOVES AHEAD F 3 John Sargent 2 56kg 92
3 3x132x SHE’S ALL CLASS F 3 Chris Waller 3 56kg 86
4 31020×1 SWIFT WITNESS F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 4 56kg 89
5 2x139x5 MALLORY F 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 5 56kg 82
6 2301332x ASHEMA F 3 Annabel Neasham 6 56kg 77
7 118×4 NAJMATY F 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 7 56kg 75
8 193x JOYOUS LEGEND F 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 8 56kg 72
9 13320×4434 VIANELLO F 3 James Cummings 9 56kg 66
10 134×7 PICARONES F 3 James Cummings 10 56kg 67
11 1x42x ROBODIRA F 3 John O’Shea 11 56kg 76
12 11×9 TILIANAM (NZ) F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 12 56kg 76
13 28277×31 RUBY KISSES F 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 13 56kg 64
14 1 ZOUZARELLA F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman 14 56kg 67
15 1x ARGENTIA F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman 15 56kg 68
16 14×32 LATINO BLEND (NZ) F 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 16 56kg 80
17 221×17 LARKSPUR RUN F 3 James Cummings 17 56kg 67
18 322x HOOVER LUCY F 3 Chris Waller 18 56kg 66
19 3×11 JAL LEI F 3 John O’Shea 19 56kg 68
20 6x38x18 LOVEMETENDER F 3 Anthony Cummings 20 56kg 65
21 5390×22 WOLVES F 3 Anthony Mountney 21 56kg
22 25×4 YEARNING F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 22 56kg
23 12 ENTERPRISE POMME F 3 Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou 23 56kg 66
24 286×16 DECENT RAINE F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 24 56kg 62
25 1x DE AN ANDRETTI F 3 Ron Quinton 25 56kg 65

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Furious Stakes History

Originally a Listed race, the Furious Stakes became a Group 3 race between 1995 and 2004 until it was elevated to Group 2 status.

The Silver Shadow Stakes/Furious Stakes double has been won by Dame Giselle (2020), Libertini (2019), Formality (2017), Speak Fondly (2015), Samantha Miss (2008), Mnemosyne (2005) and Victory Vein (2002), while the Furious Stakes/Tea Rose Stakes double has been won by Dame Giselle (2020), Foxplay (2016), Samantha Miss (2008), Mnemosyne (2005), Prisoner Of Love (2004), Shamekha (2003) and Victory Vein (2002).

The fastest race time was recorded in 2009 when Melito crossed the finish line in 1 minute 21.54 seconds. The slowest time was by Belle Jamie in 1978 with 1 minute 29 seconds. Between 2001 and 2012, the race was run over 1400m. From 2013 onwards it has been contested over 1200m.

Recent Furious Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2021
Furious Stakes
1st Jamaea 1 minute 9.99 seconds
2nd Robodira
3rd Mallory
2020
Furious Stakes
1st Dame Giselle 1 minute 8.83 seconds
2nd Hungry Heart
3rd Forbidden Love
2019
Furious Stakes
1st Libertini 1 minute 9.22 seconds
2nd Villami
3rd Let It Pour
2018
Furious Stakes
1st Pure Elation 1 minute 9.17 seconds
2nd Fiesta
3rd Pretty in Pink
2017
Furious Stakes
1st Formality 1 minute 9.9 seconds
2nd Champagne Cuddles
3rd I Am Excited
2016
Furious Stakes
1st Foxplay 1 minute 12.5 seconds
2nd Bacarella
3rd Global Glamour
2015
Furious Stakes
1st Speak Fondly 1 minute 10.64 seconds
2nd Perignon
3rd Ottoman
2014
Furious Stakes
1st Winx 1 minute 11.99 seconds
2nd Alpha Miss
3rd Earthquake
2013
Furious Stakes
1st Bound For Earth 1 minute 9.07 seconds
2nd Guelph
3rd Thump
2012
Furious Stakes
1st Dear Demi 1 minute 22.95 seconds
2nd Meidung
3rd Jade Marauder
2011
Furious Stakes
1st Streama 1 minute 25.0 seconds
2nd Florentina
3rd Detours
2010
Furious Stakes
1st More Strawberries 1 minute 27.08 seconds
2nd Divorces
3rd Parables
2009
Furious Stakes
1st Melito 1 minute 21.54 seconds
2nd Hurtle Myrtle
3rd Lovemelikearock
2008
Furious Stakes
1st Samantha Miss 1 minute 26.21 seconds
2nd Love And Kisses
3rd Portillo
2007
Furious Stakes
Race Not Held  
2006
Furious Stakes
1st Just Dancing 1 minute 26.58 seconds
2nd My Lady’s Chamber
3rd Gallant Tess
2005
Furious Stakes
1st Mnemosyne 1 minute 22.56 seconds
2nd Media
3rd Permissive
2004
Furious Stakes
1st Prisoner of Love 1 minute 23.06 seconds
2nd Wager
3rd Our Sweet Moss
2003
Furious Stakes
1st Shamekha 1 minute 22.36 seconds
2nd Regimental Gal
3rd Spurcent
2002
Furious Stakes
1st Victory Vein 1 minute 24.22 seconds
2nd Royal Purler
3rd Lavishly
2001
Furious Stakes
1st Moonflute 1 minute 25.13 seconds
2nd Hosannah
3rd Ha Ha
2000
Furious Stakes
1st Unworldly 1 minute 22.56 seconds
2nd Money Begets Money
3rd Preserve

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