Hill Stakes Race Information

The Hill Stakes is an 2000 metre weight for age race run by the Australian Turf Club held in late September or early October. It is run at Randwick as part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 2000 metres
  • Conditions: Weight for age, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $500,000
  • Date: Saturday 3 October 2020

Hill Stakes Race History

Coming soon.

Hill Stakes Facts

Last mare to win; Verry Elleegant (2019)

Last 3YO to win: C&G Arena (1998); Filly – no filly has won

Multiple winners: Desert War (2005 & 2006); Toi Port (1963 & 1964); Redcraze (1956 & 1957); Hydrogen (1952 & 1953); Yaralla (1942 & 1943); Gold Rod (1939 & 1940); Peter Pan (1932 & 1935); Chatham (1933 & 1934); Phar Lap (1930 & 1931); Limerick (1927 & 1928); The Hawk (1923 & 1925).

Fastest time (2000m): Ace High (2018) 2:02:57

Interesting trivia: Imposing won in 1979 and is the sire of 1991 winner Super Impose.

Past winners of the Hill Stakes

Winners of past Hill Stakes often head to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Year Winner Second Third
2019 Verry Elleegant Samadoubt Life Less Ordinary
2018 Ace High It’s Somewhat Egg Tart
2017 Classic Uniform Embley Mackintosh
2016 Hartnelli Who Shot Thebarman Storm The Stars