Canonbury Stakes Race Information

The Canonbury Stakes is an 1100 metre set weights and penalties race for two-year-old colts and geldings run by the Australian Turf Club in late January or early February. It is held at Rosehill as one of the feature events of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1100 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights and penalties, 2YO colts & geldings
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $160,000
  • Date: Saturday 30 January 2021

Canonbury Stakes Race History

The race dates back to 1930 when it was held as a Principal Race over 5 furlongs (about 1000m) at Randwick racecourse and was run by a horse named Lightning March ridden by H. Hornery.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1100m): Diamond To Pegasus (2011) 1:03.41

Canonbury Stakes & Golden Slipper Stakes: Vancouver (2015); Sebring (2007); Fine And Dandy (1958).

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

Past winners of the Canonbury Stakes

Winners of past Canonbury Stakes include Vancouver (2015). Hinchinbrook (2010), Sebring (2008), Not A Single Doubt (2003), Shogun Lodge (1998) and Tulloch (1956).

Year Winner Second Third
2021 Zethus Home Affairs Sing A Love Song
2020 Prague Global Quest Return With Honour
2019 McLaren Spring Loaded Deep Chill
2018 Performer Stratosphere Exceltic
2017 Pariah Menari Malahat
2016 Tessera Defcon Mount Panorama