Darby Munro Stakes Race Information

The Darby Munro Stakes is a 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the Australian Turf Club in March. It is held at Rosehill as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YOs
  • Track: Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 23 March 2024

Darby Munro Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Darby Munro Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Darby Munro Stakes Preview and results.

The winner of the 2023 Darby Munro Stakes is exempt from the ballot for the 2023 Arrowfield 3yo Sprint.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Opal Ridge (2023)

Fastest time (1200m): Chiaramonte (2013) 1:09:85

Interesting trivia: Redoubte’s Choice sires 2015 winner Peeping, 2013 winner Chiaramonte and 2006 winner Al Samer.

Past winners of the Darby Munro Stakes

Winners of past Darby Munro Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Brave Mead Schwarz Corniche
2023 Opal Ridge Kote Spacewalk
2022 Mazu Bacchanalia Smirnova
2021 Isotope Odeum Bella Nipotina
2020 California Zimbol Dawn Passage Hilo
2019 Krone Wild Planet Classique Legend
2018 I Am Excited Isaurian Za Zi Ba
2017 Derryn Crafty Cop Tactical Advantage
2016 Southern Legend Egyptian Symbol Denmagic
2015 Peeping Music Magnate Mr Bogart
2014 Sidestep Bound For Earth Northern Glory
2013 Chiaramonte Brave Soul Heart Testa
2012 Hallowell Belle Altar Ever The Same
2011 Sea Lord Palomares My Destiny
2010 Neeson Kanzan Rarefied
2009 Centennial Park Ahdashim Nicconi
2008 Royal Discretion Malambo Arlington
2007 Slow Waltz Al Be Nimble Jazzella
2006 Al Samer Falaise Rewaaya
2005 Legendary Man Jovial Swick
2004 Utzon Regal Thrills Dorky
2003 Force Apollo Chuckle Lucida
2002 Jai’s Jump The Big Chill Britt’s Best
2001 Century Kid Kennett Court Of Jewels
2000 The Golden Dane Formula Salim’s Tip
1999 Fashion News Black Bean Bull’s Eye
1998 Major Victory Umpire Graphics
1997 Sovereign State Star Joe Carey Grant
1996 Ruffles Green Waters Proud Player
1995 Danasinga Bionic Bess Storm Boy
1994 Yarradorf Magic Road Salivate
1993 Simonstad Capestad Favorite Actress
1992 Regina Madre Ardent Dancer My Brilliant Star
1991 Committal Brunchtime Zone Rullah
1990 Sioux Chief Reverse Pass Little Girl Dance
1989 Relentless Southern Sweep West Dancer
1988 Rigoletto Prince Havilah Harlan Star
1987 Special Rockall Western Ace
1986 Splendid Speed Shankhill Lass Kisim Hiat
1985 Chamela Rass Dancer Sound Susie
1984 Fear Burst Bosca Feller Flying Nugget