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Ajax Stakes

The Ajax Stakes is a Sydney Turf Club Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred quality handicap horse race, for horses aged three years old and upwards, over a distance of 1500 metres. It is held annually at Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney in March. Total prize money for the race is AUD$150,000.

The race is named for the outstanding Hall of Fame horse and 1938 Cox Plate winner Ajax II.


Race history

  • Up to 2005 the race was a Group 3 race.
  • From 2006 is a Group 2 race.

The winners

  • 2010 Brilliant Light [1]
  • 2009 Soho Flyer [2]
  • 2008 All Silent
  • 2007 High Cee
  • 2006 Malcolm
  • 2005 River To The Sea
  • 2004 True Glo
  • 2002 Mowerman
  • 2001 Galiano
  • 2000 Normal Practice
  • 1999 Confiscate
  • 1998 Confiscate
  • 1997 Catalan Opening
  • 1996 Catalan Opening
  • 1995 Protara's Bay
  • 1994 Poetic King
  • 1993 Soho Square
  • 1992 Alderson
  • 1991 From The Planet
  • 1990 Windsor's Pal
  • 1989 Jondolar
  • 1988 Imprimatur
  • 1987 Mac's Treasure
  • 1986 Sea Pictures
  • 1985 Royal Troubador

See also



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