Carrington Stakes Race Information

The Carrington Stakes is a 1400 metre quality handicap race run by the Australian Turf Club in January. It is held at Randwick as the feature event of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 27 January 2024

Carrington Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Carrington Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 Carrington Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Carrington Stakes Preview and results.

The race was first run over 6 furlongs (about 1200m) in 1930 and was won by a horse called Pavilion ridden by M. McCarten. In 1980 the distance was reduced to 1000m, increased to 1100m in 2006, then increased to the current 1400m distance in 2015 when it was won by Ninth Legion.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: No Looking Back (2013)

Multiple winners: Delmestor (1938 & 1939); At Sea (1985, 1986 & 1987); Sunalong Lass (1989 & 1990)

Fastest time (1400m): Tom Melbourne (2001) 1:21:17

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Carrington Stakes

Winners of past Carrington Stakes include Tom Melbourne (2019), Lanciato (2018), Ecuador (2017), Ninth Legion (2015), No Looking Back (2013), Rain Affair (2012), Strada (2007), Notoire (2001), Lightning Bend (1991), Sunalong Lass (1989 & 1990), Snippets (1988), At Sea (1985, 1986 & 1987), Ubetido (1982), Blazing Saddles (1978), Zephyr Bay (1975) and Bernborough (1945).

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Zou Tiger Tamerlane Felix Majestic
2023 Cuban Royale Vreneli Titanium Power
2022 Special Reward Through The Cracks No Compromise
2021 Bandersnatch Quackerjack Thy Kingdom Come
2020 Cradle Mountain Cellarman Gaulois
2019 Tom Melbourne Flow Tangled
2018 Lanciato Prized Icon Endless Drama
2017 Ecuador Shiraz Gold Symphony
2016 Zin Zan Eddie Voilier Hidden Warrior
2015 Ninth Legion That’s A Good Idea Haussmann
2014 Dances On Stars Hidden Warrior Dee’N’Gee
2013 No Looking Back Zaratone Skytrain
2012 Rain Affair Jest Crewsin’ Star of Octagonal
2011 Jest Crewsin’ Cardinal Virtue Border Rebel
2010 Court Prince Braeman Pins on Parade
2009 Hairy Fangles Illuminates
2008 Al Be Nimble King Rex Mi Jubilee
2007 Strada Keltic Flash Uber
2006 Bold Matador Majestic Feeling Mindreader
2005 Presently Lucky Night Sir Canny
2004 Oomph Sir Canny Danesty
2003 Libidinious Umbhani Cariboo
2002 Time Out Wardsky Marwin Gold
2001 Notoire Steel City Butch Weston
2000 Nan Tien Yallah King Galileo
1999 Greta Hall Dual Photon Rebel Rock
1998 Identikit Mutombo Specialize
1997 Flaming Hot Winning Hand Circle The Globe
1996 Our Lance Circle The Globe Christer
1995 Jonpilo Our Chickey Babe Roanoke Boy
1994 Classic Magic Committal Roanoke Boy
1993 Another Drive Spanish Mix Classic Magic
1992 Burrendah Boy All Archie Marinella
1991 Lightning Bend All Archie Burrendah Boy
1990 Sunalong Lass Stimulus Hot Zephyr
1989 Sunalong Lass Paris Weekend At Sea
1988 Snippets At Sea Magic Gleam
1987 At Sea Merry Ruler Killarney Time
1986 At Sea Yallah Prince Vain Karioi
1985 At Sea Rosebrook Crown And Anchor
1984 Young Blood Flash Doll Berlainsky
1983 Demus Flash Doll Pollentia
1982 Ubetido Saxonia Razor Sharp
1981 Biscawong Pilgrams’ Way Royal Treatment
1980 Lady Manina Goreham Bagelle
1979 Hemisphere Salaam Makara
1978 Blazing Saddles Argyle Morgan March Fever
1977 Cheyne Walk Makara Inner Magic
1976 Kronprinz Master Reubin Avellino
1975 Zephyr Bay Nook Americano
1974 Winged Prince Western Yarn Gay Blade
1973 Zambari Donagold Reuters
1972 Phantom Dollar Merrill’s Luck Neptune’s Kingdom
1971 Stevette Dancing Lady Sir To Me
1970 Wentwel Regal Rhythm Cottonon
1969 Gay Gauntlet Betelgeuse Prince Max
1968  ** Race not run **
1967  (Jan) Foresight Medieval Maestro Count Radian
1967  (Dec) Winged Beauty McLauchlin Giulia
1966 Farnworth McLauchlin Rush Bye
1965 Tipperary Star Grammar Lad Plantation
1964  ** Race not run **
1963 Trace Call Star Martial Grammar Lad
1962 Noble Star Glorious Kingdom Emperic
1961 Prince Wilkes Ketchup Selkirk
1960 Endure Ulola Goldent
1959 Front Cover Gay Port Endure
1958 Huntly Royal Kingdom Merger
1957 New Spec Royal Kingdom Heavenly Star
1956 Maniana My Kingdom Compound
1955 Lindbergh Apple Bay Spearby
1954 Gay Vista Stirrup Cup Triclinium
1953 Karendi Foreign Exchange Hans
1952 Blue Flag English Standard Humming Top
1951 Artois Aden Hesdin
1950 Warrah King Acquittal Pantomine
1949 Skip Court San Domenico Sheba
1948 Mine Host Caruso Filipino
1947 Star Vite Beau Robert Mine Host
1946 Native Son Lakshine Vallis Puffham
1945 Bernborough Civic Pride Felbeam
1944 (Jan) Trimmer Panchio Industry
1944 (Dec) Victory Lad Felbeam Trimmer
1943 Soho Panchio Hyda
1942  ** Race not run **
1941 The Miller Trimmer Yaralla
1940 Caesar Red Thespain Penthides
1939 Delmestor Talkalot Petruchio
1938 Delmestor Early Bird Grand Boy
1937 Brown Baroness Hamurah Jocular
1936 Falstaff King’s Head Some Boy
1935 Vista Porcia Short Wave
1934 Dame Moab Vista High
1933 Jacko Vista Chemosh
1932 Closing Time Lucre Tom Pinch
1931 Greenline Old Ming Royal Park
1930 Pavilion Waugoola High Disdain