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Angus Armanasco Stakes

The Angas Armanasco Stakes is a Group 2 Australian thoroughbred horse race held under set weight conditions, for fillies aged 3 years old, over a distance of 1600m. It is held at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne every February. Prizemoney in 2008 was AUD$176,000.

The race is named for the late Australian Racing Hall of Fame horse trainer, Angus Armanasco.

Race History

1976–1981 held over 1400m
1982–1985 held over 1600m
1986–1996 held over 1400m
1997 onwards held over 1600m

1976–1979 was a Principal Race
1980–1999 was a Group 3
2000 onwards Group 2

1976 - 1990 the race was known as the ‘Tranquil Star Stakes’
1991 - 1993 the race was known as ‘The Dalgety Stakes’
1994 the race was known as ‘The Inglis Premier Sale Stakes’
1995 the race was known as ‘The Jewel Stakes’
1996 onwards the race has been called the ‘Angas Armanasco Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2010 - Set For Fame [1]
  • 2009 - Gold Water[2]
  • 2008 - Zarita[3]
  • 2006 - Serenade Rose
  • 2005 - Ballet Society
  • 2004 - Special Harmony
  • 2003 - La Bella Dame
  • 2002 - Elegant Fashion
  • 2001 - Rose Archway
  • 2000 - I Am A Ripper
  • 1999 - Rose O' War
  • 1998 - Champagne
  • 1997 - Cheval Place
  • 1996 - Not On Friday
  • 1995 - Northwood Plume
  • 1994 - Party Time / Sovereign Appeal (dead heat)
  • 1993 - Big Jamaica
  • 1992 - Rockabye
  • 1991 - Tessuti
  • 1990 - Deira
  • 1989 - Seapost
  • 1988 - Golden Unicorn
  • 1987 - Shackle
  • 1986 - Golden Twig
  • 1985 - Delightful Belle
  • 1984 - Richebourg
  • 1983 - Irish Heiress
  • 1982 - Rogue's Delight
  • 1981 - Tynia
  • 1980 - Bravita
  • 1979 - Sonstone
  • 1978 - Pushy
  • 1977 - Brett’s Honour
  • 1976 - Better Draw

References

Australian Studbook - MRC Angus Armanasco Stakes Race Winners




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