Eskimo Prince Stakes

The Eskimo Prince Stakes is a Group 3 event held at Randwick Racecourse on Breeders' Classic Day during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes Results

  • 1st: #4 Kementari
  • 2nd: #3 Siege Of Quebec
  • 3rd: #6 Brave Song



The Eskimo Prince Stakes is a Group 3 race run at Warwick Farm Racecourse on Breeders Classic Day during February as part of the early stages of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Run over 1200m the set weights plus penalties sprint is open only to three-year-old horses and offers $150,000 in total prize money. It is the key support race at the meeting that is headlined by the Group 2 Breeders Classic (1200m).

The Eskimo Prince Stakes may be the campaign starting point for the up-and-comers in the field. A good next-up target for horses coming out of the Eskimo Prince Stakes field is the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) run a fortnight later at Rosehill Gardens. In 2016 Le Romain ran second in both the Eskimo Prince Stakes and Hobartville Stakes before his Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) win that March. The last horse to do the Eskimo Prince Stakes – Hobartville Stakes double meanwhile was Man From Uncle (2017).

The Eskimo Prince Stakes 2018 ran on Saturday February 10, 2018 and was easily won by runaway champ Kementari for Godolphin.

2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes
Date: Saturday February 10, 2018
Track: Warwick Farm Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 3YO – Set Weights + Penalties
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $150,000

2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes Results

  • 1st: #4 Kementari
  • 2nd: #3 Siege Of Quebec
  • 3rd: #6 Brave Song

Check out the official Eskimo Prince Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more on the brilliant first-up win by the Caulfield Guineas runner-up Kementari who is on track for a shot at the Randwick Guineas back up over a mile on March 10.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 4 KEMENTARI James Cummings Glyn Schofield 3 56kg $3.30
2 3 SIEGE OF QUEBEC Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brenton Avdulla 2.8L 6 57kg $2.90F
3 6 BRAVE SONG Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 3L 7 56kg $4.40
4 5 ASSIMILATE Peter & Paul Snowden Tye Angland 3.7L 2 56kg $13
5 8 LORD CECIL Paul Messara Corey Brown 4L 4 56kg $31
6 2 GOODFELLA Bjorn Baker Jason Collett 7.2L 8 58kg $8
7 7 ANOTHER SIN Brett Cavanough Jay Ford 9.9L 1 56kg $61
8 1 SINGLE BULLET Gary Portelli Ben Melham 12L 5 58.5kg $31

2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes Odds & Betting

The updated Eskimo Prince Stakes 2018 betting odds will be published in full below with market links to Ladbrokes.com.au once betting on the early autumn feature for Randwick Guineas hopes opens.

2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes Field

The Eskimo Prince Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of three-year-olds at the start of their autumn campaigns, many of which may be heading towards tougher events over more distance such as the Randwick Guineas.

The official 2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes field and barriers are set for release by Racing NSW on Wednesday February 7, 2018 and will be published in full below.

The Eskimo Prince Stakes 2018 Final Field features eight three-year-olds including the Gary Portelli-trained Group 2 winner Single Bullet, Bjorn Baker’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas runner-up Goodfella and the in-form Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Your Song colt Brave Song chasing his third win on the trot.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 100×222023 SINGLE BULLET Gary Portelli Ben Melham 5 58.5kg 81
2 24×8110832 GOODFELLA Bjorn Baker Jason Collett 8 58kg 86
3 112×1 SIEGE OF QUEBEC Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brenton Avdulla 6 57kg 79
4 21x4320x KEMENTARI James Cummings Glyn Schofield 3 56kg 98
5 1125x ASSIMILATE Peter & Paul Snowden Tye Angland 2 56kg 75
6 215×11 BRAVE SONG Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 7 56kg 77
7 19×52 ANOTHER SIN Brett Cavanough Jay Ford 1 56kg 59
8 1366x LORD CECIL Paul Messara Corey Brown 4 56kg 69

2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes Nominations

The Eskimo Prince Stakes 2018 Nominations are taken by Racing NSW on the Monday leading-up to Breeders Classic Day and the full early entries will be available right here once announced.

The 2018 Eskimo Prince Stakes Nominations attracted a dozen three-year-olds including the returning Caulfield Guineas runner-up Kementari, Peter & Paul Snowden’s in-form colt Brave Song chasing a third straight win on the trot and the undefeated Chris Waller-trained son of So You Think D’Argento.

Eskimo Prince Stakes History

The Eskimo Prince Stakes has been run since its inception in 1984 and the inaugural winner was Run Ashore. Since then a host of notable youngsters have won the race including Spark Of Life (2004), Snippetson (2005), El Roca (2014) and Scissor Kick (2015).

The race has been hosted at a number of various Sydney racecourses including Canterbury Park, Rosehill Gardens and Randwick Racecourse where the event returs in 2016 for the first time since 2012. It started as a Listed race before gaining its current Group 3 status from 2014. It has been run over a number of distances based on the race track.

See below for the full list of Eskimo Prince Stakes winners and results going back to the year 2000.

Recent Eskimo Prince Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Kementari 1 minute 09.69 seconds
2nd Siege Of Quebec
3rd Brave Song
2017
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Man From Uncle 1 minute 11.20 seconds
2nd Guard Of Honour
3rd Generalissimo
2016
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Spill The Beans 1 minute 10.6 seconds
2nd Le Romain
3rd Counterattack
2015
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Scissor Kick 1 minute 9.9 seconds
2nd Delectation
3rd Harrier Jet
2014
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st El Roca 1 minute 11.3 seconds
2nd Dissident
3rd Romantic Touch
2013
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Ichihara 1 minute 9.1 seconds
2nd Heart Testa
3rd Limes
2012
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Nobby Snip 1 minute 10.8 seconds
2nd Niagara
3rd Aerobatics
2011
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Agister 1 minute 8.6 seconds
2nd Celts
3rd Halekulani
2010
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st The Mikado 1 minute 9.2 seconds
2nd Zingaling
3rd Familists
2009
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Bhutane Dane 1 minute 19.5 seconds
2nd Ahdashim
3rd Fully Fledged
2008
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Tenant’s Tiara 1 minute 10.7 seconds
2nd Espurante
3rd Murtajill
2007
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Absolutelyfabulous 1 minute 3.0 seconds
2nd Hot ‘n’ Ready
3rd Eight Moons
2006
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Strada 1 minute 4.25 seconds
2nd Media
3rd Albaicin
2005
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Snippetson 1 minute 3.7 seconds
2nd Conrod Straight
3rd Picket Fence
2004
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Spark Of Life 1 minute 4.2 seconds
2nd Sharp
3rd Dance With Deb
2003
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Dehero 1 minute 3.0 seconds
2nd Star Of Florida
3rd Sir Craiglee
2002
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Red Hannigan 1 minute 4.5 seconds
2nd Magic Hatter
3rd Academe
2001
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st National Saint 1 minute 4.8 seconds
2nd Mowerman
3rd Bushra Gem
2000
Eskimo Prince Stakes
1st Major 1 minute 4.4 seconds
2nd Majestic Fiesta
3rd Dyslexia

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