Winners Stakes

The Winners Stakes run in 2021 as the Classique Legend Stakes is a Special Conditions feature run at Rosehill in October on The Golden Eagle Day renamed each season in honour of the previous year's The Everest winner.

2021 Classique Legend / Winners Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD


Winners Stakes News


The Winners Stakes – run in 2021 as the Classique Legend Stakes – is a $1,000,000 Special Conditions race run and won in late October or early November on The Golden Eagle Day in Sydney.

Part of the wider $50 million The Everest Racing Carnival, the spring feature is run alongside the lucrative $7.5 million The Golden Eagle (1500m) for four-year-olds and the $500,000 Rosehill Gold Cup (2000m).

Each season the Winners Stakes is renamed in honour of the previous year’s The Everest winner.

On the same date in Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse is host to the coveted Victoria Derby Day program that kicks off the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

A set weights plus penalties event open to sprinters aged three and above, the Winners Stakes takes place over 1300m.

The million-dollar showdown makes an excellent next-up target for horses out of that year’s $15 million The Everest race. The first two Winners Stakes champions – Pierata (5th in 2019) and Gytrash (3rd in 2020) were both The Everest graduates.

The inaugural Winners Stakes was known as the Redzel Stakes in honour of the first and two-time The Everest hero Redzel (2017, 2018).

The 2020 edition ran as the Yes Yes Yes Stakes following the 2019 The Everest success of the Chris Waller-trained three-year-old Yes Yes Yes.

The 2021 Winners Stakes takes place at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday October 30th, 2021 and will be known as the Classique Legend Stakes in honour of 2020 The Everest winner Classique Legend.  

Winners Stakes 2021
Date: Saturday October 30th, 2021
Track: Rosehill Gardens
Distance: 1300m
Race Type: 3YOs & Above – Set Weights + Penalties
Status: Special Condition
Prize Money: $1,000,000

2021 Winners Stakes Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2021 Winners Stakes Odds

The Winners Stakes 2021 betting odds and links to the latest prices at Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below as soon as all-in markets on the event open.

Pierata ($2.60 in 2019) and Gytrash ($3.60 in 2020) both saluted for the punters giving the favourites in Winners Stakes betting a flawless record after the opening two editions of the event.

2021 Winners Stakes Field

The confirmed Classique Legend Stakes 2021 field of sprinters will be detailed below as soon as available.

Many horses in the Winners Stakes field may have contested the previous month’s Group 3 Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Randwick and Gytrash (2020) was the last to do the double.

Winners Stakes History

The Winners Stakes was first run in 2019 and won by the punters’ pick Pierata, who improved on a lead-up fifth in that year’s The Everest race.

In its second running, The Everest third placegetter Gytrash made it two-from-two for the favourites saluting in the 2020 race run on a Heavy track.

Past Winners Stakes Winners

Previous Winners Stakes winners going back to the race’s inauguration in 2019 are detailed below.

YEAR WINNER 2ND 3RD TIME
2021 

(Classique Legend Stakes)

TBD TBD TBD TBD
2020 

(Yes Yes Yes Stakes)

Gytrash Haut Brion Her Imaging 1:17.85
2019 

(Redzel Stakes)

Pierata Trekking Le Romain 1:16.59

 

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