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Sweet Embrace Stakes

The Sweet Embrace Stakes is a Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for fillies aged two years old, over a distance of 1200 metres.

It is held annually at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. The winner of the race is given an automatic place in the final field for the STC Golden Slipper Stakes.

The race is named in honour of Sweet Embrace, winner of the 1967 Golden Slipper Stakes.

Race history

  • 1979 onwards held over 1200 metres.
  • 1979 – 1986 was a Listed Race
  • 1987 onwards Group 3
  • 1979 - 1998 the race was known as the ‘Sweet Embrace Stakes’
  • 1999 the race was known as the ‘Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon Stakes’
  • 2000 onwards the race has been called the ‘Sweet Embrace Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2010 - Crystal Lily [1]
  • 2009 - Headway [2]
  • 2008 - Stripper [3]
  • 2007 - Chinchilla Rose
  • 2006 - Universal Queen
  • 2005 - Carry On Cutie
  • 2004 - Burning Sands
  • 2003 - Legally Bay
  • 2002 - Victory Vein
  • 2001 - Ha Ha
  • 2000 - Dynamic Lover
  • 1999 - Countess Christie
  • 1998 - Rubicall
  • 1997 - All The Chat
  • 1996 - Flapper
  • 1995 - Millrich
  • 1994 - Shadowy Outline

  • 1993 - Rock Review
  • 1992 - Skating
  • 1991 - Shadea
  • 1990 - Paklani
  • 1989 - A Little Kiss
  • 1988 - Scollata
  • 1987 - Postage Due
  • 1986 - Khaptivaan
  • 1985 - Speed Check
  • 1984 - Vain Display
  • 1983 - Purpose
  • 1982 - Jade Lace
  • 1981 - Black Shoes
  • 1980 - Dark Eclipse
  • 1979 - Ingenue

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