Conquering Stakes Race Information

The Conquering Stakes is a 1400 metre weight-for-age race run by the Tasmanian Turf Club in December. It is held at Launceston as the feature event on the programme.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Weights for age
  • Track: Launceston Racecourse, Mowbray, Tasmania
  • Prizemoney: $125,000
  • Date: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Conquering Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Conquering Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Conquering Stakes Preview and results.

The race was previously run as the Premium Stakes and is registered under that name. It has also been called the Tattersall’s Stakes, Moorilla Stakes, The Stakes and the Tattsbet Stakes and was held over 1200m for many years. In 2015 it became the Conquering Stakes and the distance was increased to 1400m.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Rebel Bride (2013)

Multiple winners: The Inevitable (2021 & 2022); I’m Wesley (2017 & 2018); Admiral (2015 & 2016); Rebel Bride (2012 & 2013)

Fastest time (1400m): I’m Wesley (2017) 1:21:55

Interesting trivia: Race not run in 2000.

Past winners of the Conquering Stakes

Winners of past Conquering Stakes include horses that go on to win major races.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Indispensable The Inevitable King Island
2022 The Inevitable Rebel Factor Dark Wanderer
First Accused
2021 The Inevitable And Beyond Dark Wanderer
2020 Toorak Affair Mystical Pursuit Mandela Effect
2019 Blaze Forth Mandela Effect Twitchy Frank
2018 I’m Wesley Count Da Vinci Lord Da Vinci
2017 I’m Wesley Hellova Street Gee Gees Top Notch
2016 Admiral Hellova Street Jerilderie Letter
2015 (Dec) Admiral Geegees Goldengirl Player One
2015 (Jan) Hellova Street Grand Tycoon Royal Rapture
2014 Rebel Bride Black ‘N’ Tough Mister JOhn
2013 Rebel Bride Cellarmaster Banca Mo
2012 Youthful Jack Rave Night Motspur
2011 Doubtful Jack Too Many Reds Conquering
2010 Twenty Grand Chairmanoftheboard Relentless Pursuit
2009 Conquering Juggle The Books Kelthorpe
2008 Colonel Parker Reunification Oceano
2007 Riceman The Mighty West Colonel Parker
2006 A Dreamer Full Velocity Escape Clause
2005 Jay Kay Bee A Dreamer Mislaid
2004 Dragila Riley Redwing Red Dragon
2003 King Flyer The Flea Sedation
2002 Fanta’s Revenge Royal Rambo Noble Sensation
2001  ** Race not run **
2000 Royal Rambo O’Donnell Lord Bacchus
1999 Royal Rambo Ashaard Light Of My Life