Adrian Knox Stakes

The Adrian Knox Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 3 Thoroughbred quality handicap horse race for three-year-old fillies, over a distance of 2000 metres, held annually at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in April. Total prize money for the race is A$200,000.[1]

Adrian Knox Stakes
Group 3 race
LocationRandwick Racecourse, Sydney
Inaugurated1948 (as Princess Handicap)
Race typeThoroughbred
SponsorTAB (2019)
Race information
Distance2,000 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationThree year old fillies
WeightQuality handicap - Minimum 54 kg
Purse$200,000 (2019)
BonusesExempt from a ballot Australian Oaks

HistoryEdit

The race is named in honour of Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia and former chairman of the Australian Jockey Club, Adrian Knox.

The event is a lead-up race to the Australian Oaks with the winner exempt from a ballot.[1] The Australian Oaks was called the Australian Jockey Club Adrian Knox (Oaks) Stakes from 1922 to 1956.[2]

NameEdit

  • 1948–1986 - Princess Handicap[3]
  • 1987 onwards - Adrian Knox Stakes

DistanceEdit

  • 1948–1959 - 7 furlongs (~1400 m)
  • 1960–1972 - 1 mile (~1600 m)
  • 1973 onwards - 2000 metres

GradeEdit

  • 1948–1979 - Principal race
  • 1980–1985 - Listed race
  • 1986 onwards - Group 3

WinnersEdit

  • 2019 - Aliferous[4]
  • 2018 - Luvaluva[5]
  • 2017 - Waking Moment[6]
  • 2016 - Diamond Made[7]
  • 2015(1) - Candelara[8]
  • 2014 - Arabian Gold[9]
  • 2013 - Royal Descent[10]
  • 2012 - Full Of Spirit[11]
  • 2011 - Crafty Irna[12]
  • 2010 - Speedy Natalie[13]
  • 2009 - Miss Darcey[14]
  • 2008 - Raise[15]
  • 2007 - Rena's Lady[16]
  • 2006 - Operetta Lass[17]
  • 2005 - Don't Tell Clang[18]
  • 2004 - Wild Iris[19]
  • 2003 - Crianca[20]
  • 2002 - Republic Lass[21]
  • 2001 - Lady Mulan[22]
  • 2000 - Dottoressa[23]
  • 1999 - Starry Way[24]
  • 1998 - Star Alight[25]
  • 1997 - Sybeel[26]
  • 1996 - Eureka Jewel[27]
  • 1995 - Circles Of Gold[28]
  • 1994 - Seto Flowerian[29]
  • 1993 - Lady Agnes[30]
  • 1992 - Alma Mater[31]
  • 1991 - Lee's Bid[32]
  • 1990 - Dual Treasures[33]
  • 1989 - Chaleyer[34]
  • 1988 - Lady Liberty[35]
  • 1987 - Adraanette[36]
  • 1986 - Just Now[37]
  • 1985 - Our Sophia
  • 1984 - String Of Pearls
  • 1983 - Starzaan
  • 1982 - Queen's Road
  • 1981 - Market
  • 1980 - Starshine Girl
  • 1979 - Love's Delight
  • 1978 - Nobbidge
  • 1977 - Of Two Cities
  • 1976 - Calera
  • 1975 - La Grisette
  • 1974 - Leilani
  • 1973 - Cowper Queen
  • 1972 - Better Gleam
  • 1971 - Sparkling Red
  • 1970 - Affectionate
  • 1969 - With Respect
  • 1968 - Lowland
  • 1967 - Sialia
  • 1966 - Bareme's Image
  • 1965 - Light Fingers
  • 1964 - Jane Hero
  • 1963 - Fun For All
  • 1962 - Fastest
  • 1961 - Winnipeg
  • 1960 - Waitful
  • 1959 - Morning Gleam
  • 1958 - Duchess Delville
  • 1957 - New Amber
  • 1956 - Franlyle
  • 1955 - Sabah
  • 1954 - Edelweiss
  • 1953 - Tamuncha
  • 1952 - Defame
  • 1951 - Lady Rosetta
  • 1950 - Lady Kristine
  • 1949 - Persist
  • 1948 - Respond

Notes:

  • ^(1) Date of race rescheduled due to postponement of the Easter Saturday meeting because of the heavy track conditions. The meeting was moved to Easter Monday, 6 April 2015.[38]

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Winners and Past Results for the Adrian Knox Stakes". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Australian Oaks". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  3. ^ "REVIEW OF RANDWICK FORM (12.45–Princess Handicap, 7f)". The Sydney Morning Herald. Trove Digitized Newspapers. 8 April 1950. p. ?? column 1. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  4. ^ "2019 Result – TAB Adrian Knox Stakes (held 6 April 2019)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  5. ^ "2018 Result – TAB Adrian Knox Stakes (held 7 April 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  6. ^ "2017 Result – Tab Adrian Knox Stakes (held 1 April 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  7. ^ "2016 Result – Tab Adrian Knox Stakes (held 2 April 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  8. ^ "2015 Result – Tab Adrian Knox Stakes (held 6 April 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  9. ^ "2014 Result – Tab Adrian Knox Stakes (held 12 April 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  10. ^ "2013 Result – Tabcorp Adrian Knox Stakes (held 13 April 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  11. ^ "2012 Result – Patinack Farm Adrian Knox Stks (held 14 April 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  12. ^ "2011 Result – Patinack Farm Adrian Knox Stks (held 9 April 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  13. ^ "2010 Result – Asian Racing Federation Trophy (held 10 April 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  14. ^ "2009 Result – Cargo Bar Adrian Knox Stakes (held 11 April 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  15. ^ "2008 Result – Adrian Knox Stakes (held 26 April 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  16. ^ "2007 Result – Adrian Knox Stakes (held 7 April 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  17. ^ "2006 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 15 April 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  18. ^ "2005 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 26 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  19. ^ "2004 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 10 April 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  20. ^ "2003 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 19 April 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  21. ^ "2002 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 30 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  22. ^ "2001 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 14 April 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  23. ^ "2000 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 22 April 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  24. ^ "1999 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 3 April 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  25. ^ "1998 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 11 April 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  26. ^ "1997 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 29 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  27. ^ "1996 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 6 April 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  28. ^ "1995 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 15 April 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  29. ^ "1994 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 2 April 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  30. ^ "1993 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 10 April 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  31. ^ "1992 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 18 April 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  32. ^ "1991 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 30 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  33. ^ "1990 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 14 April 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  34. ^ "1989 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 25 March 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  35. ^ "1988 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 2 April 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  36. ^ "1987 Result – Adrian Knox Stks (held 18 April 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  37. ^ "1986 Result – Princess Hcp (held 29 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  38. ^ Thomas, Ray (4 April 2015). "The Championships 2015: Washed-out meeting could cost NSW racing industry $10 million in lost betting turnover". The News. Retrieved 4 April 2015.