The ATC Sires Produce Stakes is a 2 year old group 1 race that is held at the Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, New South Wales. The 1400M race is worth $1 million in prize money and over the last few years, the ATC Sires Produce Stakes has attracted some of the best mares in and around Australia. In 2013, the race was won by Guelph with Scandiva and Overreach coming second and third respectively. The ATC Sires Produce Stakes is part of the championship races to feature on the $18 million two day showpiece in this year’s Sydney Racing Carnival.
The race will feature along other big money group 1 races including the Doncaster Handicap, The TJ Smith Stakes and the breathtaking ATC Australian Derby. A lot of horse trainers and owners look at the ATC Sires Produce Stakes as the best stage to test the endurance of young horses over long distances. The ATC Sires Produce Stakes has over the years established a strong identity as one of the best classic horse races for 2 year olds and so far, there is no doubt the race has lived up to its billing.
In recent years, the ATC Sires Produce Stakes has produced a number of amazing mares which have continued to triumph in other Australian horse racing events. Some of the notable mares that have graced the ATC Sires Produce Stakes include the outstanding Pierro in 2012, Octagonal in 1995, Samantha Miss in 2008, and The Dance Hero in 2004. The ATC Sires Produce Stakes is a perfect run up race to the Group 1 1600M Champagne Stakes.
Very few mares have managed to win the ATC Sires Produce Stakes and the champagne stakes in the same year. However, in 2012, Pierro took both titles. The same was still the case for Guelph in 2013, and Helmet in 2011. The ATC Sires Produce Stakes is a major horse racing event in Australia and in this year’s Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, there is no doubt the event promises an exciting display of enthralling horse racing for everyone.
ATC Sires Produce Stakes Results
|2014||Peggy Jean||Scratch Me Lucky||Cornrow||1:27.6|
|2012||Pierro||All Too Hard||Limes||1:21.4|
|2011||Helmet||Uate||Pane In The Glass||1:24.0|
|2008||Sebring||Samantha Miss||Love And Kisses||1:25.9|
|2006||Excites||Down The Wicket||My Middi||1:23.9|
|2004||Dance Hero||Wager||Fastnet Rock||1:23.1|
|2003||Hasna||Aim For Gold||Al Jameel||1:24.7|
|2002||Victory Vein||Half Hennessy||Planchet||1:23.5|
|2001||Viscount||Royal Courtship||Ha Ha||1:27.3|
|1995||Octagonal||Isolda||Show Of Force||1:25.4|
|1993||Tristalove||Justice Prevails||Allez Glen||1:23.7|
|1990||Rhythmic Charm||Somalia||St. Jude||1:27.0|
|1988||Comely Girl||Full And By||Wonder Dancer||1:27.9|