The Storm Queen Stakes is an exciting race for three year old fillies. The group 1 race is worth $400,000 in prize money and is held every year in April at the Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney. The Storm Queen Stakes is run over a distance of 2000M under determined weight conditions and is one of Australia’s first fillies 2000m racing event. Norzita won the Storm Queen Stakes in 2013 followed by Longport and Habibi in second and third respectively. The race takes place on Rosehill’s biggest day in the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
Alongside the Storm Queen Stakes, other exciting races set to feature include the Group 1Golden Slipper Stakes, and the BMW. The Storm Queen Stakes is an ideal lead up race for the ATC Australian Oaks. The race takes place two weeks before the ATC Australian Oaks and for many trainers, the Storm Queen Stakes always presents a very good opportunity for fillies to experience and endure some of the challenges of long distance racing.
The Heavenly Glow won the Storm Queen Stakes and the ATC Australian Oaks double in 2008 and since then no horse has managed to replicate that triumph. The competitive nature of the Storm Queen Stakes has inspired some breathtaking racing in recent years. The race has always attracted quality fillies in Australia.
Some of the best fillies to ever grace the Storm Queen Stakes include the Mosheen in 2012, The Special Harmony in 2004 and Miss Finland in 2007. The Storm Queen Stakes is expected to be bigger and better in the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Other exciting races that will feature on the Storm Queen Stakes day include the Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes, The TL Baillieu Handicap and The Star Kingdom stakes. The Tulloch Stakes is the only Group 2 race that will feature on this day.
Storm Queen Stakes recent winners & placegetters
|2014||Lucia Valentina||Solicit||Forever Loved||2:07.0|
|2011||Mirjulisa Lass||Fibrillation||Brazilian Pulse||2:03.4|
|2010||Faint Perfume||Valdemoro||Absolute Faith||2:02.5|
|2008||Heavenly Glow||Galileo’s Daughter||Pentura||2:09.2|
|2007||Miss Finland||Banc De Fortune||Just Dancing||2:03.8|
|2006||Serenade Rose||Beauty Watch||Flora Danica||2:01.3|
|2005||Hollow Bullet||Lotteria||She’s Justa Tad||2:00.5|
|2004||Special Harmony||Shamekha||Ike’s Dream||2:01.8|
|2003||Shower Of Roses||Bramble Rose||Rasberry Ripple||2:04.4|
|2001||Tempest Mom||Rose Archway||Calm Smytzer||2:02.9|
|2000||Hill Of Grace||Kirkstall Lane||Miss Zoe||2:02.4|
|1999||Savannah Success||Light Work||Camarena||2:02.4|
|1998||Champagne||On Air||For The Moment||2:02.4|
|1992||Electrique||My Brilliant Star||Richfield Lady||2:03.4|
|1990||A Little Kiss||Kensington Gardens||Domino||2:08.8|
|1989||Research||Power Of Destiny||Salisopra||2:07.7|
|1988||Tennessee Vain||Savana City||Constant Star||2:10.5|