Breeders’ Plate Race Information

The Breeders’ Plate is a 1000 metre set weight race for two-year-old colts and geldings run by the Australian Turf Club in early October. It is held at Randwick as part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1000 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 2YO colts & geldings
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 30 September 2023

Breeders’ Plate Race History

See the 2023 Breeders’ Plate Preview and results.

See the 2022 Breeders’ Plate Preview and results.

This race was upgraded from a Listed race to a Group 3 race in 2018.

History coming soon.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1000m): Dubious (2018) 0:56:45

Leading trainers: Gai Waterhouse with ? wins (Vancouver 2014; Law 2013; Whittington 2012; Pierro 2011; Sparks 1999)

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

Past winners of the Breeders’ Plate

Winners of past Breeders’ Plates include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Espionage Straight Charge Prost
2022 Empire Of Japan Mach Ten Physical Graffiti
2021 Sejardan Zambezi River Emperor
2020 Shaquero Construct Astrologer
2019 Global Quest Postcode Beyliks
2018 Dubious Covert Ops Krameric
2017 Performer Bondi Santos
2016 Khan Condor Heroes Bowerman