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Canterbury Stakes

The Canterbury Stakes is a Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and upwards at weight for age, over a distance of 1300 metres. It is held annually at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney.

Race History

1929 - 1972 held over 6 furlongs (approx. 1200m)
1973 - 2003 was held over 1200m.
2004 - 2007 was held over 1300m.
2008 was held over 1550m.
2008 onwards held over 1300m

1929 - 1978 was as a Principal race.</br> 1979 onwards Group 2 race.</br>

1929 onwards the race has been called the ‘Canterbury Stakes’

The winners

  • 2010 - Hot Danish [1]
  • 2009 - All Silent [2]
  • 2008 - Mentality
  • 2007 - Malcolm
  • 2006 - Paratroopers
  • 2005 - Dance Hero
  • 2004 - Yell
  • 2003 - Defier
  • 2002 - Empire
  • 2001 - Shogun Lodge
  • 2000 - Easy Rocking
  • 1999 - Kidman’s Cove
  • 1998 - Quick Flick
  • 1996 - Sprint By
  • 1995 - Miss Kariba
  • 1994 - Al Akbar
  • 1993 - Big Dreams
  • 1992 - Alishan
  • 1991 - Show County
  • 1990 - Straussbrook
  • 1989 - At Sea
  • 1988 - At Sea
  • 1986 - Avon Angel
  • 1985 - Chimes Square
  • 1984 - Sir Dapper
  • 1981 - Turf Ruler
  • 1980 - Stage Hit
  • 1979 - Bernard
  • 1978 - race not held
  • 1977 - Romantic Dream
  • 1976 - Hartshill
  • 1975 - Leica Show
  • 1974 - Favoured
  • 1973 - I’m Scarlet
  • 1972 - Playbill
  • 1970 - Broker’s Tip
  • 1969 - Fair Law
  • 1968 - Cabochon
  • 1967 - Prince Max
  • 1966 - Academy Star
  • 1965 - Aureo
  • 1964 - Eskimo Prince
  • 1963 - Kevejon
  • 1960 - Wanton Lass
  • 1959 - Up and Coming
  • 1958 - race not held
  • 1957 - Prince Jambo
  • 1956 - Starover
  • 1955 - Star Realm
  • 1954 - Iroquois
  • 1953 - Regoli
  • 1952 - Joy Lad
  • 1951 - San Domenico
  • 1950 - San Domenico
  • 1949 - Bernbrook
  • 1948 - Gay Monarch
  • 1946 - Good Idea
  • 1945 - Sleepy Fox
  • 1944 - Tea Rose
  • 1943 - Kalanga
  • 1942 - Yaralla
  • 1941 - Reading
  • 1940 - Beaulivre
  • 1939 - Beau Vite
  • 1938 - Gold Rod
  • 1937 - The Marne
  • 1936 - Arachne
  • 1935 - Bulldozer
  • 1934 - Lough Neagh
  • 1932 - Holdfast
  • 1931 - Holdfast
  • 1930 - Holdfast

References




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