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Auraria Stakes

The Auraria Stakes is a Group 3 Australian thoroughbred horse race for fillies aged 3 years old, over a distance of 1800m.

The race is named in honour of the horse Auraria, winner of the 1895 Melbourne Cup.

It is held annually at Cheltenham Park in Adelaide.

Race history

1944 - 1972 held over 9 furlongs (approx. 1800m)
1973 - 1980 held over 1800m
1981 - 1984 held over 1850m
1985 onwards held over 1200m.

1944 – 1979 was a Principal Race
1980 onwards Group 3

1944 - 1998 the race was known as the ‘Auraria Stakes’
1999 - 2005 the race was known as the ‘Lakewood Stud Stakes’
2006 onwards the race has been called the ‘Auraria Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2009 - Princess Pulse
  • 2008 - Moment In Time
  • 2007 - Devil Moon
  • 2006 - Purde
  • 2005 - Overclock
  • 2004 - Dane Belltar
  • 2003 - Yvonne
  • 2002 - Clothilde
  • 2001 - Shelbourne Lass
  • 2000 - Grand Echezeaux
  • 1999 - Episode
  • 1998 - La Volta
  • 1997 - Exalted Miss
  • 1996 - Miss Margaret
  • 1995 - Tranquility
  • 1994 - Ascona
  • 1993 - Prime Again
  • 1992 - Gatherneaux
  • 1991 - Shavano Miss
  • 1990 - Alleged Lady
  • 1989 - Our Libra Lady
  • 1988 - Faithful Thought
  • 1987 - Flaming Wonder

  • 1986 - Miss Clipper
  • 1985 - Katikate
  • 1984 - Maintenon
  • 1983 - no race held
  • 1982 - Irish Heiress
  • 1981 - Sheraco
  • 1980 - Kaupo
  • 1979 - Hot Silk
  • 1978 - Laurente
  • 1977 - Pushy
  • 1976 - Marist Lady
  • 1975 - Yaraandoo
  • 1974 - Soma
  • 1973 - Hi Maralie
  • 1972 - Tressi
  • 1971 - Quseir
  • 1970 - Rain Amore
  • 1969 - Goliette
  • 1968 - Anthony’s Daughter
  • 1967 - Kasota
  • 1966 - Lady Twilight
  • 1965 - Te Parae
  • 1964 - Nickel Shot

  • 1963 - Raindear
  • 1962 - Kirksite
  • 1961 - Shady Lass
  • 1960 - Serene Princess
  • 1959 - Mintaway
  • 1958 - Demeter
  • 1957 - Cherete
  • 1956 - Sleep Tight
  • 1955 - Wine Lover
  • 1954 - Everest Victory
  • 1953 - Nokomis
  • 1952 - Naetor
  • 1951 - Gay Comedy
  • 1950 - Carry Abbie
  • 1949 - Classee
  • 1948 - Could Be
  • 1947 - Gallery Girl
  • 1946 - Look
  • 1945 - Maraken
  • 1944 - Chariot

References

Australian Studbook - SAJC Auraria Stakes Race Winners




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