Cap D’Antibes Stakes Race Information

The Cap D’Antibes Stakes is an 1100 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-old fillies run by the Victoria Racing Club in September. It is held at Flemington as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1100 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YO Fillies
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $175,000
  • Date: Saturday 16 September 2023

Cap D’Antibes Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Cap D’Antibes Stakes Preview and results

See the 2022 Cap D’Antibes Stakes Preview and results

See the 2020 Cap D’Antibes Stakes Preview and results

The race was first run in 2011.

In 2013 the distance was 1000m.

Who was Cap D’Antibes?

Cap D’Antibes was a chestnut filly foaled in 1971 by Better Boy out of the mare Tereus.

She was trained By Bart Cummings and race 27 times for 10 wins. Her wins included the Flight Stakes, Lightning Stakes, Newmarket Handicap and Vic Health Cup.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1100m): Petits Filous (2015) 1:02:85

Quezette Stakes & Cap D’Antibes Stakes: Petits Filous (2015)

Cap D’Antibes Stakes & Tranquil Star Stakes: Smart Melody (2018); Afleet Esprit (2014)

Leading jockeys: Damien Oliver with 3 wins (Kentucky Miss 2016; Petits Filous 2015; Afleet Esprit 2014).

Leading trainers: Ciaron Maher (Fox Swift 2017; Petits Filous 2015) and Robert Smerdon (Anatina 2913; Members Joy 2012) with 2 winners each.

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Cap D’Antibes Stakes

Winners of past Cap D’Antibes Stakes often go on to run in the Thousand Guineas Prelude/Tranquil Star Stakes and then may go on to the Edward Manifold Stakes.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Shesallshenanigans Stretan Angel Skirt The Law
2022 Nanagui C’est Magique Typhoon Titmus
2021 Crystal Bound Flying Evelyn Dosh
2020 September Run Swats That Minhaaj
2019 Wayupinthesky Absolute Flirt Athiri
2018 Smart Melody Music Bay Lady Pluck
2017 Fox Swift Split Lip Luqyaa
2016 Kentucky Miss Beyond The Dream My Country
2015 Petits Filous Super Cash Take Pride
2014 Afleet Esprit Lumosty Sabatini
2013 Anatina Chloe In Paris Romancingthestone
2012 Members Joy Agueda Omniscient
2011 Celebrity Girl Star Salute Platelet