VRC Sires Produce Stakes
The VRC Sires Produce Stakes is a Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for two year olds, run at set weights, over a distance of 1400 metres, at Flemington Racecourse in March each year. The total prizemoney is AUD$302,000.
- In 1862/63 this race was run over 1 mile.
- From 1864 to 1919 this race was run over six furlongs (approx 1200 metres).
- From 1920 run over 7 furlongs (1400 metres)
- Prior to 2005 this race held Group 1 status.
- In 1866/67 this race was known as the Flemington Stakes.
- In 1868 this race was known as the Sapling Stakes.
- In 1873 this race was known as the Ascot Vale Stakes.