The Coolmore Stud Classic is a quality Handicap Race held at The Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney. The group 1 race is designed for fillies and mares, and is run over a distance of 1500M. The Coolmore Stud Classic is worth a whopping $600,000 in Prize money. Appearance took the first place in the 2013 race ahead of Red Tracer and Norzita in second and third respectively. The winning mare on the Coolmore Stud Classic is exempted for ballot for the Group 1 Doncaster Handicap. The Coolmore Stud Classic is held alongside the Ranvest Stakes on the same day to complete a lineup of exciting racing events.
The Coolmore Stud Classic is one of the only two Group 1 races held for female horses in the Sydney Autumn Carnival. The Queen of the Turf is the other one. For a number of years, the Coolmore Stud Classic has been highly contested. A number of high profile fillies and mares from around the country battle it out for top honors making the Coolmore Stud Classic one of the most thrilling Group 1 horse race in the Australian Horse racing Calendar.
The uniformity of all female horses makes the Coolmore Stud Classic a tantalizing affair full of surprises. The race has been won by a remarkable list of classy mares including Tuesday Joy in 2007, Typhoon Tracy in 2009, and The Eskimo Queen in 2008. However, the Sunline is the only mare to have won the Coolmore Stud Classic twice in 2000 and 2002.
Such is the fierce competition in the race that very few mares have managed to triumph in different occasions. After winning the race in 2013, Appearance also finished fourth in the Group 3 Wiggle Stakes. In recent times, winners at the Coolmore Stud Classic include The Ofcourseican in 2012 and Aloha in 2011. The Race is among the most competitive ones in the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and should be an ideal event for anyone who loves horse racing.
Coolmore Stud Classic recent winners & placegetters
|2014||Steps In Time||Sweet Idea||Catkins||1:28.7|
|2012||Ofcourseican||Secret Admirer||King’s Rose||1:30.3|
|2010||Alverta||Gold Water||Palacio De Cristal||1:28.5|
|2009||Typhoon Tracy||Culminate||Gallant Tess||1:29.9|
|2008||Eskimo Queen||Hot Danish||Deloraine||1:33.5|
|2007||Tuesday Joy||Doubting||Divine Madonna||1:30.7|
|2006||Regal Cheer||Star Shiraz||Mnemosyne||1:30.2|
|2005||Danni Martine||Forum Floozie||Johan’s Toy||1:29.5|
|2004||Shamekha||Private Steer||Forum Floozie||1:28.3|
|2003||Bollinger||Lovely Jubly||Galapagos Girl||1:29.5|
|2002||Sunline||Gentle Genius||Nanny Maroon||1:30.0|
|2001||Porto Roca||Lady Mulan||Belle Du Jour||1:28.1|
|2000||Sunline||Beat The Fade||Noircir||1:28.8|
|1999||Camino Rose||Bonanova||Rainbow Bubbles||1:29.5|
|1998||Shindig||Camino Rose||Stella Cadente||1:27.2|
|1997||Assertive Lass||Hello Darl||Misty Dawn||1:28.9|
|1992||Acushia Marie||Let’s Hurry||Mamzelle Perdu||1:29.7|
|1991||Quicksilver Cindy||Whisked||Dual Treasures||1:28.8|
|1990||Happy Sailing||Phillipa Rush||A Little Kiss||1:29.9|
|1988||Strawberry Fair||Glory Girl||Dinky Flyer||1:29.2|