The Festival Stakes is a 1500 quality handicap race for horses three-years-old and up run by the Australian Turf Club in late November or early December. It is held at Rosehill as the feature event on the programme.
Interesting trivia: Race not run in 2007 due to equine influenza.
Past winners of the Festival Stakes
Winners of past Festival Stakes include Mighty Lucky (2015), I’m Imposing (2014), Malavio (2012), Monton (2011), Eremein (2008), Utzon (2006), Ike’s Dream (2004), This Manshood (2002/2003), Adam (2000), Headstrong (1994), Ice Cream Sundae (1990), At Sea (1985), Manuan (1984), Just Ideal (1976), King Bogan (1970) and Coniston (1951).