Robert Sangster Stakes
In 2005 the race was re-named the ‘Robert Sangster Stakes’ after prolific owner and breeder Robert Sangster who died in 2004.
Robert Sangster was the principal of Swettenham Stud and the re-naming recognises his contribution to Australian thoroughbred industry.
- 1983 onwards held over 1200 metres
- 1983 was a Special Race
- 1984–1985 was a Listed Race
- 1986–2003 was a Group 3
- 2004 was a Group 2
- 2005 onwards Group 1
- 1983 - 2004 the race was known as the ‘Swettenham Stud Stakes’
- 2005 onwards the race has been known as the ‘Robert Sangster Stakes’