Belle Of The Turf Stakes Race Information

The Belle Of The Turf Stakes is a 1600 metre quality handicap race for fillies and mares run by the Gosford Racing Club in late December. It is held at Gosford as the feature race on the program

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, Fillies & mares, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Gosford Racecourse, Gosford, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $300,000
  • Date: Thursday 28 December 2023

Belle Of The Turf Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Preview and results.

Previously a Listed race it became a Group 3 in the 2013/14 racing season. It used to be held in January then was move to late December in 2017 as the Gosford racecourse created the Central Coast Carnival.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win:

Fastest time (1600m): Tinkermosa (2019) 1:35:77

Interesting trivia: Race not held in 2007 due to equine influenza

Past winners of the Belle Of The Turf Stakes

Winners of past Belle Of The Turf Stakes include horses that go on to win major races.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Lekvarte Zoe’s Promise Pioneer Lass
2022 Deny Knowledge Thalassophile She’s The Gift
2021 Expat Brookspire Amica
2020 Threeood Oakfield Missile Selica
2019 Tinkermosa Statuesquely Saas Fee
2018 Sexy Eyes Irithea Zumbelina
2017 (Dec) Pecans Sedanzer Positive Problems
2017 (Jan) Imposing Lass Queen Of Wands Sewreel
2016 Ammirata Mary Lou K’ville Flyer
Holy Del
2015 Mamwaazel Peace Force Mary Lou
2014 Myamira Pleiades La Pieta
2013 Cathay Lady Babel Shamardini
2012 * moved  to Jan2013
2011 Oct Skyerush Quidnunc Miss Keepsake
2010 Hidden Wonder Devils Arcade Kimillsy
2009 Messenger Bernicia Illuminates
2008 Prima Nova Alverta Lustre Lady
2007  ** Race not run **
2006 Pekalan Interche Martiniforus
2005 Wild Queen Johan’s Toy A Fairy’s Kiss
2004 Hec Of A Party Hennessy Waltz Cincinnsti Gal
2003 Imperatrix Gold Lottey Mrs Tendulkar
2002 Rosa Marada Factional Airlie Bird
2001 Dandify Maitland Gold Tempest Morn
2000 Avilde Dynamic Reason Whitfield Avenue
1999 Rubitoff Whitfield Avenue Roseville
1998 St Pamela Ann Arthur’s Lass Tina’s Star
1997 The Essence Bold Amy Vigil
1996 Money Thinks Vigil Marildo
1995 Macrosa Vipsania Futile
1994 Diversify Vital Consent Seto Flowerian