Apollo Stakes Race Information

The Apollo Stakes is a 1400 metre weight for age race run by the Australian Turf Club in February. It is run at Randwick as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Weight for age, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 13 February 2021

Apollo Stakes Race History

History coming soon.

Apollo Stakes Facts

Last mare to win; Alizee (2020)

Last 3YO to win: C&G – Key Dancer (1990); Filly – Ha Ha (2002)

Multiple winners: Winx (2016, 2017 & 2019); Sunline (2000 & 2001); Juggler (1996 & 1997)

Fastest time (1400m): Winx (2019) 1:20:88

Apollo Stakes & Chipping Norton Stakes: Winx (2016, 2017 & 2019); Contributer (2015); Tuesday Joy (2009); Grand Armee (2005); Lonhro (2003); Juggler (1996); Pharoah (1995); Emancipation (1984); Dalmacia (1983); Embasadora (1980)

Leading jockeys : Hugh Bowman with 7 wins Alizee (2020); Winx (2016, 2017 & 2019); Danleigh (2010); Racing To Win (2008); Desert War (2007).

Interesting trivia: After winning the Apollo Stakes in 1985, Red Anchor retired to stud with an injury.

Past winners of the Apollo Stakes

Winners of past Apollo Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races. Most winners are four and five year olds and it is not won by a mare very often. Notable winners include Happy Clapper, Hauraki, Lucia Valentina, Shaftesbury Avenue, Imposing, Wenona Girl and Amounis.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Alizee Dreamforce Happy Clapper
2019 Winx Happy Clapper Egg Tart
2018 Endless Drama Global Glamour Comin’ Through
2017 Winx Hartnell Endless Drama