A V Kewney Stakes Race Information

The A V Kewney Stakes is a 1600 metre set weights race for three-year-old fillies run by the Victoria Racing Club in March. It is held at Flemington as part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YO fillies
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $300,000
  • Date: Saturday 9 March 2024

A V Kewney Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Kewney Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 Kewney Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Kewney Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2021 Kewney Stakes Preview and results.

History coming soon.

The distance returned to 1600m in 2021.

When Craig Williams rode Barb Raider to victory in 2022 it was his 4th win in the race.

A V Kewney Stakes Facts

Fastest time (1400m): Spanish Whisper (2019) 1:22:04

Fastest time (1600m): Umaline (2000) 1:34:1

A V Kewney Stakes & ATC Oaks: How Now (1976); Gossiper (1972); Gay Poss (1970); Lowland (1968); Dual Quest (1966); Gay Satin (1958); Sandara (1957). No fillies have won this double since the Kewney Stakes was shortened to 1400m.

A V Kewney Stakes & Australasian Oaks: Gallica (2009); Zarita (2008); Anamato (2007); Tristalove (1994); Mannerism (1991); Send Me An Angel (1987) – but again none since the Kewney Stakes became a 1400m event.

Angus Armanasco Stakes & A V Kewney Stakes: Zarita (2008); Ballet Society (2005); Special Harmony (2004); Elegant Fashion (2002); Northwood Plume (1995); Bravita (1980).

The Vanity & A V Kewney Stakes: Solicit (2014); Ballet Society (2005); Tennessee Vain (1988).

Interesting trivia: 1981 winner Deck The Halls won the 1981 Rosehill Guineas in the same preparation.

Past winners of the A V Kewney Stakes

Winners of past A V Kewney Stakes include horses that go on to win Group 1 races

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Autumn Angel Basilinna Mollyknickers
2023 Revolutionary Miss Papillon Club Nunthorpe
2022 Barb Raider Argentia Mokulua
2021 Starelle Chica Fuerte Personal
2020 Rubisaki Pretty Brazen Fascino
2019 Spanish Whisper Victory Kingdom Angelic Ruler
2018 Bella Martini Shokora Palazzo Vecchio
2017 I Am A Star Ellicazoom Kenedna
2016 Badawiya Don’t Doubt Mamma Egypt
2015 Wawail Sabatini Vezalay
2014 Solicit Marianne Suavito
2013 Flying Snitzel Norzita Red Fez
2012 Empress Rock Assertive Eagle Bliss Street
2011 Do Re Mi Brazilian Pulse Divorces
2010 Faint Perfume Response No Evidence Needed
2009 Gallica Gold Water Lamarr
2008 Zarita Absolut Glam Bashful Girl
2007 Anamato Catechuchu Flame Of Sydney
2006 Doubting Serenade Rose Empress Lily
2005 Ballet Society Kylikwong Astrodame
2004 Special Harmony Country Lodge Sky Cuddle
2003 Lashed Umaris Tarcoola Diamond
2002 Elegant Fashion Bridal Hill Gold Lottey
2001 Ponton Flyer St Therese Flying Spice
2000 Umaline Grand Echezeaux Brulant
1999 Sunline Rose O’War Lady Elsie
1998 Rose Of Danehill Kensington Palace Champagne
1997 Regal Crown Danendri Suria
1996 Eureka Jewel Tripping Not On Friday
1995 Northwood Plume Nawadder Pure Whiskey
1994 Tristalove Swift Falcon Alcove
1993 Orsay Peta’s Potion Klokka
1992 Tarare Raise A Rhythm Rockabye
1991 Mannerism Berberia Tisolde
1990 Reganza Hermoso Lady Of Perfection
1989 Pray For Colleen Sober Dancer Crestkin
1988 Tennessee Vain Bianco Flyer Sound Gold
1987 Send Me An Angel Flaming Wonder Laleham
1986 Imperial Regina Sica Fortune Mrs Mainwaring
1985 Love A Kiss Club Flush Trichelle
1984 Mapperley Heights Watching Fork Tongue
1983 More Rain Formal Invitation Miss Clicquot
1982 Voli Dream Artitian Vale Of Kashmir
1981 Deck The Halls Tynia Evening Mist
1980 Bravita Coronis Lido Girl
1979 Prunella Sonstone Hawaiian Sun
1978 Sun Sally Deesse Wichita
1977 In Pursuit Vetsera Brett’s Honour
1976 How Now Better Draw Denebola
1975 Cap D’antibes Classic Conquest Valid Endeavour
1974 Love Aloft Grey Haze Leilani
1973 Sweet Vamp Sabot Radinka
1972 Gossiper Best Love Kazanlik
1971 Sanderae Navigate Lodare
1970 Gay Poss Framed Shady Miss
1969 Cautious Sue Sweet Robber With Respect
1968 Lowland Sunshine Sue Marono
1967 Spell Fun Park Dark Satin
1966 Dual Quest Fire Band Indian Daughter
1965 Whitsome Alecon Lyralla
1964 Swell Our Fun Raindear
1963 Marpyrean Regal Peace Happy Fire
1962 Holiday Joliette Western Moon
1961 Miss Dante Black Baby Kuch Parwani
1960 Mintaway La Josephina Color Glow
1959 Wiggle Gay Yampi Palos Verdes
1958 Gay Satin Lady Pura Cherete
1957 Sandara Fiddler’s Green Maori Magic
1956 Arbolado Antium Lady Florette
1955 Orbona Turn To Pye Wacket
1954 Waltzing Lady Sun Visor Janius
1953 Just Caroline Claville Bright D’Armour
1952 Great Field La Castana Hardway