The Breeders Classic


Date: Saturday 7th February 2015
Track: Rosehill racecourse, Sydney
Distance: 1200 metres
Race Type: Mares – Set Weights + Penalty
Status: Group 2
Prizemoney: $175,000
2014 Winner: Catkins

The Breeders Classic is a group 2 race that comes around in February at The Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney, New south Wales during the Sydney autumn racing carnival every year. Covering a distance of 1400 metres, the race is run under set weights conditions and the prize money to be won stands at $175, 000. The Breeders Classic is an awesome group 2 race for mares and quality horses find it favorable with the set weight and penalty conditions. For solid sprinting mares, the 1400m distance is suitable and also ideal for elegant females who may be making a comeback from a spell on the high or low.

Catkins took the Breeders Classic in 2014 with Steps In Time and White Sage taking the second and third place in that order. The Breeders classic is held along the Group 3 Widden Stakes which is a group 3 event for females from the metropolitan. In some cases, handy horses mostly assemble for the Breeders Classic, a very challenging thing for punters seeking the winner. In other instances a top class mare could feature in the race, for example the wins of More Joyous (2012), Hot Danish (2009), Spinning Hall (2001), and Staging (2000).

Last year the race emerged as one of the crucial Sydney Autumn events. In Time however was strong enough to win it. The Breeders classic is always eventful and offers a remarkable field day of racing and entertainment. In its proud history, the Breeders Classic has seen some of the best mares on the Australian turf and the race always provides an exciting and thrilling ending for everyone.

Breeders Classic recent winners & placegetters

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2014 Catkins Steps In Time White Sage 1:10.7
2013 Steps In Time Red Tracer Choice Words 1:10.4
2012 Steps In Time Beaded Red Tracer 1:09.5
2011 More Joyous Graceful Anna No Evidence Needed 1:08.6
2010 Alverta Montana Flyer Madame Pedrille 1:10.5
2009 Hot Danish Belong To Many Lustre Lady 1:10.5
2008 Gallant Tess Flying Alpha Shirl Pegasus 1:10.0
2007 Pasikatera Spinner’s Magic Street Smart 1:09.6
2006 Steflara Wild Queen Imana 1:09.8
2005 Winning Belle Pentelikon Imana 1:10.5
2004 Private Steer Irgunette Forum Floozie 1:08.3
2003 Miss Helterskelter Hosannah Ritual 1:10.6
2002 Gwendolyn Another Misty Poppett 1:11.1
2001 Spinning Hill Say Good Morning Corelli 1:09.7
2000 Staging Just Like Crystal Zatella 1:09.5
1999 My Halo Broke Discretion Camino Rose 1:10.2
1998 Arletty Lusty’s Bank Camino Rose 1:16.0
1997 Misty Dawn Vigil Nanaimo 1:14.8
1996 Destruct Electronic Rich Aunty 1:10.6