Emancipation Stakes Race Information

The Emancipation Stakes is a 1500 metre set weights plus penalties race for fillies and mares run by the Australian Turf Club in late August or early September. It is held at Rosehill as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1500 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, fillies & mares 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 27 March 2021

Emancipation Stakes Race History

See the 2021 Emancipation Stakes Preview and Results.

History coming soon.

Emancipation Stakes Facts

Last filly to win; Sworn To Secrecy (2011)

Multiple winners: Zanbagh (2016 & 2017); Catkins (2014 & 2015); Skyerush (2012 & 2013);

Fastest time (1500m): Zanbagh (2016) 1:28:4

Leading jockeys: Shane Dye with 6 wins (Staging 1999; Almzyoon 1997; Vital Consent 1995; Romanee Conti 1992; Twining 1989; Balmoral 1988).

Interesting trivia: 2005 winner Perfect Promise began her racing career in South Africa.

Past winners of the Emancipation Stakes

Winners of past Emancipation Stakes include quality staying mares.

Year Winner Second Third
2021 Nimalee Greysful Glamour Quantum Mechanic
2020 Positive Peace Noire Amangiri
2019 Invincible Gem Daysee Doom Noire
2018 Prompt Response Oregon’s Day Dixie Blossoms
2017 Zanbagh Daysee Doom Dixie Blossoms