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The BMW Stakes

The BMW is a Sydney Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race held over 2,400m (a mile and a half) at Weight for Age. It is held each year in April at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney Australia. The prizemoney in 2008 was AUD$2,271,400. It is run on the same day as the Golden Slipper Stakes.

Race History

This race was previously known as:

  • H E Tancred Stakes
  • The Tancred Cup
  • Mercedes Classic

The winners

  • 2010 Littorio [1]
  • 2009 Fiumicino [2]
  • 2008 Tuesday Joy [3]
  • 2007 Blutigeroo [4]
  • 2001 Curata Storm
  • 1995 Stony Bay
  • 1994 Miltak
  • 1993 Kaaptive Edition
  • 1992 Heroicity
  • 1991 Dr. Grace

  • 1989 Our Poetic Prince
  • 1988 Beau Zam
  • 1987 Myocard
  • 1985 Alibhai
  • 1984 Hayai
  • 1983 Trissaro
  • 1982 Prince Majestic
  • 1981 Blue Denim
  • 1979 Shivaree
  • 1977 Our Cavalier
  • 1976 Major Battle
  • 1975 Sovereign Yacht
  • 1974 Knee High
  • 1972 Tails
  • 1971 Natural Trump
  • 1970 Bright Shadow


Australian Studbook - STC The BMW Race Winners


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