The Ranvet Stakes is a weight-for-age race that is held in March every year at the Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney. The 2000M race is a group 1 category event that for the better part of the last decade has attracted some of the best trainers and horse owners in Australia. The Ranvet Stakes is worth $500,000 and last year the title was won by The ForeTeller. Fiveandahalfstar and Mucky Day took second and third respectively.
Over the years the Ranvet Stakes has displayed a number of classy middle distance horses. The event is the perfect lead up test for the BMW and in fact, The Ranvet Stakes is the first 2000M weight-for-age race in the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
In recent years, a number of mares have used the Ranvet Stakes as a spring board on their way towards victory in the Group 1 BMW race. Manighar In 2012 took the Ranvet Stakes and The BMW titles in the same year. Other horses that have also managed to achieve this include the Eremien in 2006, The Tuesday Joy in 2008 and the Thesio in 2009.
The Chipping Norton Stakes is a nice lead up race to the Ranvet Stakes and over the last few years, horses that have performed well in the Chipping Norton Stakes have also done very well in the Ranvet Stakes. The Ranvet Stakes is surely one of the biggest annual events in the Australian Horse Racing Calendar. In this year’s event, horse racing fans can expect fireworks at the Rosehill racecourse as some of the best horses in Australia fight it out for the 2014 Ranvet Stakes title.
Ranvet Stakes recent winners & placegetters
|2014||Silent Achiever||Carlton House||It’s A Dundeel||2:02.3|
|2008||Tuesday Joy||Princess Coup||Desert War||1:55.4|
|2006||Eremein||Our Smoking Joe||Desert War||2:05.9|
|2005||Grand Armee||Vouvray||Hugs Dancer||2:00.9|
|2004||Sound Action||Ambulance||Makybe Diva||2:03.2|
|2002||Universal Prince||Dress Circle||Freemason||2:05.0|
|2001||Tie The Knot||Hill Of Grace||Giovana||2:02.9|
|2000||Tie The Knot||Arena||Showella||2:05.9|
|1999||Darazari||Tie The Knot||Nahayan||2:01.9|
|1998||Gold Guru||Might And Power||Vitrinite||2:00.2|
|1997||Arkady||Hula Flight||The Bandette||2:01.8|
|1995||Stony Bay||Jeune||Air Seattle||2:03.4|
|1994||Dark Ksar||Kingston Bay||Thrifty Reserve||2:04.7|
|1992||My Eagle Eye||Rough Habit||Stylish Century||2:05.2|
|1991||Super Impose||Royal Creation||Dr Grace||2:00.9|
|1990||Better Loosen Up||Sydeston||Super Impose||2:02.1|