Aquanita Stakes Race Information

The Aquanita Stakes is a 2000 metre set weights race for three-year-old colts and geldings run by the Western Australian Turf Club in early July. It is held at Belmont as one of the feature races of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 2000 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YO colts & geldings
  • Track: Belmont Racecourse, Perth, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $125,000
  • Date: Saturday 6 July 2024

Aquanita Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Aquanita Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 Aquanita Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Aquanita Stakes Preview and results.

The race is named in honour of multiple Group 1 winning racehorse Aquanita who won a lot of races in Perth and Melbourne in the early 1960s

Useful Facts

Fastest time (2000m): Cousin Ivan (2020) 2:05:99

Interesting trivia: The stallion Blackfriars has sired winners Exquisite Timing (2008), God Has Spoken (2009), Playing God (2010) and Come Play With Me (2018). God Has Spoken and Playing God are full brothers by Blackfriars out of Dolly Will Do.

Past winners of the Aquanita Stakes

Winners of past Aquanita Stakes include Arcadia Dream (2016), Playing God (2011) and Northerly (2000).

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Cool Memory Weeraechoux Idyllic Ruler
2023 Upper Limits Demolish Santa Brae
2022 Black Fantasy Outspoken Lad Kentucky Blue
2021 Tena Koutou Crescent City Truly Reliable
2020 Cousin Ivan Marocchino Uncle Dick
2019 True Attraction Rivalry Galore Pagan Image
2018 Come Play With Me State Prosecution Frosty Heart
2017 Variation Western Temple Jackpot Prince
2015 (Dec) Arcadia Dream Fremond Saxophonist
2015 Palace Intruder Say Geronimo Keysbrook
2014 Newton Prince Balmont Girl Vital Edition
2013 Rebelson Western Blaze Coventry To Rio
2012 Lord Hatras Keepers Court Fort Courage
2010 (Nov) Playing God Hoegaarden Joesready
2010 God Has Spoken Red Hot Choice Ranger
2009 Exquisite Timing Saxon Palace Locus Standi
2008 Famous Roman Grey Monarch Xaarvano
2007 Mansion House Guyno Mr President
2006 Scenic Shot Impact Rating Cats Fun
2005 Master Minx King’s Carnival Stringmaster
2004 Magic Aces Siesta Bay Knight Academy
2003 Shirazamatazz King Canute Awakening
2002 White Foil General Grant Suspicion
2001 (Mar) Mr. Tanzania Tribune’s Flight Miss Hurry Kahn
2000 (Apr) Northerly Mr Callahan Robusta