Hot Danish Stakes Race Information

The Hot Danish Stakes is a 1400 metre set weights plus penalties race for fillies and mares run by the Australian Turf Club in November. It is run at Rosehill as part of The Everest Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, fillies & mares 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $500,000
  • Date: Saturday 11 November 2023

Hot Danish Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Hot Danish Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Hot Danish Stakes Preview and results.

Previously called the Breeders Classic.

moved from the autumn to the spring to bolster the Sydney carnival.

History coming soon.

Hot Danish Stakes Facts

Multiple winners: Catkins (2014 & 2015); Steps InTime (2012 & 2013); Gigandra (1912 & 1913)

Fastest time (1400m): Reelem In Ruby (2019) 1:22:62

Fastest time (1200m): Private Steer (2004) 1:08:31

Interesting trivia: The race was run twice in 2019 as a 1200m race in autumn and 1400m in spring.

Past winners of the Hot Danish Stakes

Winners of past Hot Danish Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Roots Call Di Finepoint
2022 Sheeza Belter Lavish Girl More Secrets
2021 Electric Girl Rocha Clock Madam Rouge
2020 Savatiano Tricky Gal Positive Peace
2019 (spring) Reelem In Ruby Moss Trip El Dorado Dreaming
2019(autumn) Champagne Cuddles Cool Passion Alassio
2018 Prompt Response Egyptian Symbol Danish Twist
2017 In Her Time Egyptian Symbol Flippant
2016 Amicus Press Report I’ve Got The Looks
2015 Catkins Lilliburlero Mihiri
2014 Catkins Steps In Time White Sage
2013 Steps In Time Red Tracer Choice Words
2012 Steps In Time Beaded Red Tracer
2011 More Joyous Graceful Anna No Evidence Needed
2010 Alverta Montana Flyer Madame Pedrille
2009 Hot Danish Belong to Many Lustre Lady
2008 Gallant Tess Flying Alpha Shirl Pegasus
2007 Pasikatera Spinner’s Magic Street Smart
2006 Steflara Wild Queen Imana
2005 Winning Belle Pentelikon Imana
2004 Private Steer Irgunette Forum Floozie
2003 Miss Helterskelter Hosannah Ritual
2002 Gwendolyn Another Misty Poppett
2001 Spinning Hill Say Good Morning Corelli
2000 Staging Just Like Crystal Zatella
1999 My Halo Broke Discretion Camino Rose
1998 Arletty Lusty’s Bank Camino Rose
1997 Misty Dawn Vigil Nanaimo
1996 Destruct Electronic Rich Aunty