2023 W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes Race Details

Race 8 at Ascot on Saturday 29th April 2023.

The W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes is a Group 3 race held at Ascot racecourse over 1400 metres. It is for two-years-old horses and is run under set weights conditions. The total prizemoney is $200,000 this year.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races and past winners on the W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes page.

W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes 2023 Preview

Track: Good   Weather: Fine

There are 10 runners for the WA Sires Produce Stakes this year. There are 5 fillies, 2 colts and 3 geldings. Four runners had their last start in the Group 2 Karrakatta Plate over 1200m at Ascot on 15th April and 5 runners had their last start in a 2YO No-Metro-Win Plate over 1400m at Ascot on 19th April. Trainers Neville Parnham and Simon A Miller both have two runners.

The odds-on early favourite is Super Smink who won the Karrakatta Plate by over 2 lengths last start. Second favourite is Wiley Girl who was wide throughout and finished 5th in that race. Third favourite is Brave Strike who ran 4th in that race. More Special is on a seven-day back-up and is perfectly drawn, while Investmentstrategy has won 2 of his 3 races. The other runners are currently $20 or more.

2023 W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes Runner by Runner

1. Investmentstrategy (10)

One of 2 runners for Neville Parnham (the other is Bonny Rock). He has won his last 2 at Belmont and Ascot and is a major chance.

2. On Patrol (4)

Finished 0.5 length 2nd at Ascot last start. Place chance.

3. I Dreamed A Dream (3)

Ran 3rd at Ascot last start after blundering at the start, losing a plate and getting lacerations. Don’t dismiss.

4. Ancient Guidance (2)

Has had 2 starts for 8th then 7th. Looking to others.

5. Autumn Rebel (8)

Ran 5th at his only start. Could surprise.

6. Super Smink (5)

She has 2 wins and 2 places from 4 startsk and won the Karrakatta Plate by over 2 lengths. The standout top pick.

7. More Special (1)

Has run some decent races in her 6 starts. Has barrier 1 and on a seven-day back-up. Sneaky place chance.

8. Wiley Girl (7)

One of 2 runners for Simon A Miller (the other is Brave Strike). Was ewide throughout in the Karrakatta and finished 5th. Not the worst.

9. Brave Strike (6)

Has won one of her 3 starts. Finished 4th in the Karrakatta. Place chance.

10. Bonny Rock (9)

Has been runner-up at 3 of her 4 starts, but is unlikely to get her maiden win here.

W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes 2023 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Jo Jackson’s Tips
6 Super Smink
1 Investmentstrategy
9 Brave Strike
8 Wiley Girl

Previews for other races this week

Group 1 Australasian Oaks 2023 (Morphettville 2000m)

Group 3 Breeders Stakes 2023 (Morphettville 1200m)

Group 3 SAJC Chairman’s Stakes 2023 (Morphettville 2000m)

Listed Port Adelaide Cup 2023 (Morphettville 2500m)

Group 2 Queensland Guineas 2023 (Eagle Farm 1600m)

Group 2 Victory Stakes 2023 (Eagle Farm 1200m)

Listed Dalrello Stakes 2023 (Eagle Farm 1200m)

Listed VRC St Leger 2023 (Sandown Hillside 3000m)

Listed Anzac Day Stakes 2023 (Sandown Hillside 1400m)

Listed Anniversary Vase 2023 (Sandown Hillside 1400m)

Group 3 Northam Stakes 2023 (Northam 1300m)  – Sunday

2023 W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 6. Super Smink
2nd 9 Brave Strike 2.51 lengths
3rd 1 Investmentstrategy 2.85 lengths
4th 7 More Special 4.36 lengths

The track was rated as Good 4.

There were no scratchings.