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Premiere Stakes

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Inaugurated  1972
Sponsor  Santos Coffee (2016)
Track  Right-handed
Purse  300,000 AUD (2016)
Race type  Thoroughbred - flat
Surface  Turf
Distance  1,200 m
Location  Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia

The Premiere Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race at Weight for Age for three-year-olds and older run over a distance of 1200 metres at Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia in early October. Prize money is A$300,000.

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History

The race originally was scheduled in mid August but after the merging of the Australian Jockey Club and Sydney Turf Club the race was moved in 2011 to early October and is part of the Epsom Handicap racecard.

Race grade

  • 1972–1978 - Listed race
  • 1979–1996 - Group 3
  • 1997 onwards Group 3
  • Race distance

  • 1972–1975 - 1300 metres
  • 1976 onwards - 1200 metres
  • Race venue

  • 1972–1983 - Rosehill Racecourse
  • 1984 - Canterbury Park Racecourse
  • 1985–1992 - Rosehill Racecourse
  • 1993 - Canterbury Park Racecourse
  • 1994–2010 - Rosehill Racecourse
  • 2011 onwards - Randwick Racecourse
  • References

    Premiere Stakes Wikipedia


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