Autumn Stakes Race Information

The Autumn Stakes is a 1400 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the Melbourne Racing Club in February. It is run at Caulfield on CF Orr Stakes Day at the start of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YOs
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 6 February 2021

Autumn Stakes Race History

Previously known as the Schweppervescence Cup.

History coming soon.

Autumn Stakes Facts

Last filly to win; Catechuchu (2007)

Fastest time (1400m): Dusty Star (2011) 1:22:5

Autumn Stakes & Australian Guineas: Light Fantastic (2008); Apache Cat (2006)

Interesting trivia: 2002 winner Don Eduardo and 1994 Tristalove are both from the mare Diamond Lover.

Past winners of the Autumn Stakes

Winners of past Autumn Stakes include horses that go on to major Group 1 races.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Microphone Banquo Adelaide Ace
2019 Hawkshot Dealmaker Ringerdingding
2018 Holy Snow Mr So And So Astoria
2017 Oak Door Attention Knowable