Dark Jewel Classic Race Information

The Dark Jewel Classic is a 1400 metre quality handicap race for fillies and mares run by the Scone Race Club in May. It is held at Scone in mid-May as a highlight of the autumn Scone Cup Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, Fillies & mares
  • Track: Scone Racecourse, Scone, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 18 May 2024

Dark Jewel Classic Race History

See the 2024 Dark Jewel Classic Preview and results.

See the 2023 Dark Jewel Classic Preview and results.

See the 2022 Dark Jewel Classic Preview and results.

The race was first held in 1996 and was upgraded to Listed status in 1999. Due to the high quality of the fields it was upgraded to Group 3 Status following the running of the 2013 race.

Useful Facts

Last 3YO filly to win: So Anyway (2010)

Fastest time (1400m): Stella Maree (2000) 1:21:74

Interesting trivia: In 2020 it was held at Rosehill due to Covid -19.

Past winners of the Dark Jewel Classic

Winners of past Dark Jewel Classics include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Fall For Cindy Banana Queen Shadows Of Love
2023 More Prophets Bring The Ransom Short Shorts
2022 Bring The Ransom Wandabaa Never Talk
2021 Rocha Clock Missile Mantra Reelem In Ruby
2020 Irithea Into The Abyss Ready To Prophet
2019 Con Te Partiro Savatiano Organza
2018 Siren’s Fury Schism Ghisoni
2017 Daysee Doom Prompt Response Serene Majesty
2016 Danish Twist Onemorezeta Press Report
2015 Divertire Calming Influence Bound For Earth
2014 Seaside Aerobatics Myamira
2013 Arctic Flight Pipette Miss Stellabelle
2012 Upon This Rock Shannara Rose Of Peace
2011 Shannara Dane Julia Pontiana
2010 So Anyway Purrpurrlena Melpomene
2009 Rio Osa Hairy Portillo
2008 Sung Judged Litter
2007 Rosa’s Spur Alverta Leica Light
2006 Really Flying Romare Fritz’s Princess
2005 Kosta Nothin Zinzin Magsaya
2004 Romare My Czech Chick Native Jester
2003 Chuckle Faith Hill Provokes
2002 Hot Riff Plain Crazy Expresso Rose
2001 Nanny Maroon Transfer Crestfallen
2000 Stella Maree No Limit Mary Machree
1999 Little Pattie
Snippets’ Lass Flickering Fire
1998 Amber
Flickering Fire Bridled Chance
1997 Timeless Winds Aphasia Shindig
1996 Tripping Fair Diana Nawadder