Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Race Information

The Arrowfield 3YO Sprint is a 1200 metre set weights race for three-year-olds run by the Australian Turf Club in April. It is run at Randwick as part of the ATC Championships Carnival in the autumn.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YOs
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $1,000,000
  • Date: Saturday 13 April 2024

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Race History

See the 2024 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Preview and results.

See the 2023 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Preview and results.

See the 2022 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Preview and results.

The race was first held as a Principal Race over 1200 metres at Randwick in the summer of 1979 and was won by Acamar. In 1981 it became a Group 3 race and in 1996 it attained the current Group 2 status. Before 2013 it was restricted to colts and geldings.

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Facts

Last filly to win; Catchy (2018)

Fastest time (1200m): Exceed And Excel (2004) 1:08:27

Arrowfield 3YO Sprint & Hobartville Stakes: Mutawaajid (2007); Lonhro (2002); Danewin (1995); Shaftesbury Avenue (1990)

Interesting trivia: 2004 winner Exceed And Excel sired 2014 winner Sidestep.

Past winners of the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint

Winners of past Arrowfield 3YO Sprint include horses that have gone on to become great sires.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Joliestar Hedged Libertad
2023 Aft Cabin Wee Nessy Lady Laguna
2022 Mazu In The Congo Paulele
2021 Wild Ruler Isotope Prague
2020 Splintex Flit Anaheed
2019 Classique Legend Jonker Avantage
2018 Catchy Showtime I Am Excited
2017 Derryn Global Glamour Impending
2016 Japonisme Counterattack Takedown
2015 Delectation Bring Me The Maid Rekindled Power
2014 Sidestep Bounding In Cahoots
2013 Rebel Dane Urquidez Taxmeifyoucan
2012 Hot Snitzel Manawanui Moment Of Change
2011 Master Harry Audacious Spirit Skilled
2010 Shoot Out More Than Great Viking Legend
2009 Youthful Jack Over the Wicket Desuetude
2008 El Cambio Kingda Ka Solo Flyer
2007 Mutawaajid Sniper’s Bullet Mearas
2006 Flying Pegasus Racing To Win De Beers
2005 Dance Hero Eremein Star Cat
2004 Exceed and Excel Ambulance Impaler
2003 Athelnoth Planchet Charlie Bub
2002 Lonhro Viking Ruler Shags
2001 Assertive Lad Continum Century Kid
2000 Hire Easy Rocking Condotti
1999 Lawyer Dracula Arena
1998 Guineas Return To Go Tricove
1997 Sovereign State Monet’s Cove Clang
1996 Catalan Opening Filante Ravarda
1995 Danewin Brave Warrior Ivory’s Irish
1994 Rouslan The Heavyweight Clearly Chosen
1993 Coronation Day Pre-Eminence Chagall
1992 Big Dreams Belas Knap Tierce
1991 All Archie Bureaucracy Stradmore
1990 Shaftesbury Avenue Majestic Boy Coconut Shy
1989 Ima Carpenter Swiftly Carson Bill
1988 Dream Faith Don’t Play Pleasant Express
1987 Imperial Baron Western Ace Pre Catelan
1986 Hula Chief Chanteclair Swift Cheval
1985 Chimes Square Pete’s Choice Inspired
1984 All Chant Blazing Fury Power Symbol
1983 Red Currant Marscay Veloso
1982 Best Western Rare Form Playful Prince
1981 Trench Digger Jive King Lunar Gold
1980 Zephyr Zip Lady’s Slipper Flight King
1979 Acamar Impede Ribobelle