Lee Steere Stakes

The Lee Steere Stakes is a Group 2 weight-for-age sprint held at Ascot Racecourse in Perth during November's Summer Racing Carnival.

2019 Lee Steere Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Star Exhibit
  • 2nd: #1 Gatting
  • 3rd: #5 The Velvet King



Held at Ascot Racecourse during the Perth Summer Racing Carnival, the Lee Steere Stakes is a 1400m weight-for-age race worth $250,000 in prize money. Held during early November on the same Saturday that Flemington hosts Mackinnon Stakes Day to round out the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the Group 2 race serves as a nice early lead-up for gallopers heading towards the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) a fortnight later and the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) in early December.

The Lee Steere Stakes – Railway Stakes double was last completed by Belle Bizarre (2006), while in 2017 the Lee Steere runner-up Great Shot went on to score an upset Railway Stakes result next race. The following year in 2018 the Lee Steer Stakes winner Gatting finished a brave second in the Railway Stakes results. Gatting would also go on to score a massive upset in the follow year’s Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington as a 100/1 shot!

Lead up events to the Lee Steere Stakes are few and far between, mainly because it’s held so early in the Perth Summer Racing Carnival, but backing the top-tier horses in the field with previous Group 1 or 2 wins at the track is key to successful Lee Steere Stakes betting.

One race horses in the Lee Steere Stakes field could come via in mid-October is the Group 3 Northerly Stakes (1400m) and the double was most recently completed by Silverstream in 2017.

The 2019 Lee Steere Stakes took place at Ascot Racecourse on November 9, 2019 and was won by the summer’s Perth Cup champ Star Exhibit. 

Lee Steere Stakes 2019
Date: November 9, 2019
Track: Ascot Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: Weight-for-age
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $250,000

2019 Lee Steere Stakes Results

  • 1st: #3 Star Exhibit
  • 2nd: #1 Gatting
  • 3rd: #5 The Velvet King

For the second straight year, the Lee Steere Stakes resulted in an upset with Adam Durrant’s Perth Cup champ Star Exhibit ($41) scoring a shock win over the distance defeating last year’s winner Gatting by a half-length.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 3 STAR EXHIBIT Adam Durrant Peter Hall 6 59kg $41
2 1 GATTING Darren Mcauliffe Chris Parnham 0.49L 5 59kg $4.20
3 5 THE VELVET KING Darren Mcauliffe Mitchell Pateman 0.52L 3 59kg $2.80
4 4 ACHERNAR STAR Simon A Miller Paul Harvey 1.04L 4 59kg $2.70F
5 8 MIZLECKI Fred Kersley Ms Jade McNaught (a) 1.38L 2 57kg $21
6 7 MAJINIKA Ashley Maley Alan Kennedy 2.41L 1 59kg $41
7 6 ARCADIA PRINCE Adam Durrant William Pike 7.27L 7 59kg $6
2 GREAT SHOT Rhys Radford Craig Staples 0

2019 Lee Steere Stakes Odds

The latest Lee Steere Stakes 2019 odds on the potential Railway Stakes-bound summer gallopers will be available here the week of the race thanks to Ladbrokes.com.au.

2019 Lee Steere Stakes Field

The Lee Steere Stakes field usually features a decent assortment of horses from local stables in and around Perth. Occasionally you’ll see an interstate raider sign up for the Lee Steere Stakes field, although it is usually reserved for locals looking to get back into the swing of things.

The 2019 Lee Steere Stakes field will be published here below the week of the race.

The Lee Steere Stakes 2019 final field features just the eight runners including the defending champion Gatting who enjoyed a Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes win at Flemington earlier in the week at $101 odds. It is a wide-open Lee Steere Stakes field and betting market with the Norhterly Stakes quinella of The Velvet King and Achernar Star battling for favouritism in the rematch.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 5×51225150 GATTING Darren Mcauliffe Chris Parnham 6 59kg 112
2 72x3234x33 GREAT SHOT Rhys Radford Craig Staples 1 59kg 106
3 777051145x STAR EXHIBIT Adam Durrant Peter Hall 7 59kg 105
4 209x211x52 ACHERNAR STAR Simon A Miller Paul Harvey 5 59kg 107
5 1x21412x21 THE VELVET KING Darren Mcauliffe Mitchell Pateman 4 59kg 100
6 219x12111x ARCADIA PRINCE Adam Durrant William Pike 8 59kg 100
7 0x31225x32 MAJINIKA Ashley Maley Alan Kennedy 2 59kg 86
8 34187445×5 MIZLECKI Fred Kersley Ms Jade McNaught (a) 3 57kg 94

Lee Steere Stakes History

Originally named the All Aged Stakes from 1893 to 1938, the Lee Steere Stakes was first won by Scarpia, a horse which managed to win the event in three consecutive years from 1893 to 1895.

In 2003 the Lee Steere Stakes was run at Belmont Park Racecourse.

The Lee Steere Stakes has several double winners including Tarquin (1897-98,1900), Cetotis (1933,36), Big Bob (1962-63), Railway Boy (1966-67) and La Trice (1971-72). You can view Lee Steere Stakes results and winning times since 2000 below.

Lee Steere Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Star Exhibit 1 minute 22.61 seconds
2nd Gatting
3rd The Velvet King
2018
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Gatting 1 minute 24.32 seconds
2nd Achernar Star
3rd Great Shot
2017
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Silverstream 1 minute 23.51 seconds
2nd Great Shot
3rd Scales Of Justice
2016
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Perfect Reflection 1 minute 23.09 seconds
2nd Disposition
3rd Tradesman
2015
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Black Heart Bart 1 minute 22.53 seconds
2nd Magnifisio
3rd Delicacy
2014
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Magnifisio 1 minute 23.63 seconds
2nd Fuchsia Bandana
3rd Platinum Rocker
2013
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Conservatorium 1 minute 23.86 seconds
2nd Checkpoint
3rd Ranger
2012
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Luckygray 1 minute 22.95 seconds
2nd God Has Spoken
3rd Luke’s Luck
2011
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Ranger 1 minute 22.6 seconds
2nd Grand Nirvana
3rd Waratah’s Secret
2010
Lee Steere Stakes
1st Famous Roman 1 minute 24.0 seconds
2nd Tarzi
3rd For Your Eyes Only
2009

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Idyllic Prince 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Tarzi
3rd Spirited One
2008

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Marasco 1 minute 22.6 seconds
2nd Tarzi
3rd Hartley’s Dream
2007

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Grasspatch Girl 1 minute 22.3 seconds
2nd Mansion House
3rd No Questions
2006

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Belle Bizarre 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Hartley’s Dream
3rd Wild Target
2005

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Avenida Madero 1 minute 21.9 seconds
2nd Covertly
3rd Hartley’s Dream
2004

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Ellicorsam 1 minute 21.3 seconds
2nd Modem
3rd Mr Sandgroper
2003

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Early Express 1 minute 23.3 seconds
2nd Modem
3rd Finito
2002

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Hardrada 1 minute 21.9 seconds
2nd Irish Prelude
3rd Finito
2001

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Tribula 1 minute 25.4 seconds
2nd Fair Alert
3rd Old Comrade
2000

Lee Steere Stakes

1st Umrum 1 minute 23.6 seconds
2nd Old Comrade
3rd Star System

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