Kensington Stakes Race Information

The Kensington Stakes is a 1000 metre open handicap race run by the Victoria Racing Club in early January. It is held at Flemington as the feature event of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1000 metres
  • Conditions: Open handicap
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $140,000
  • Date: Saturday 16 January 2021

Kensington Stakes Race History

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Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Belwazi (2019)

Multiple winners: First Command (2012 & 2013)

Fastest time (1000m): Headwater (2016) 0:56:90

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Kensington Stakes

Winners of past Kensington Stakes include some handy sprinters.

Year Winner Second Third
2021 Fabergino Sword Of Mercy Pandemic
2020 Bold Star Causeway Girl All Too Royal
2019 Belwazi Glenall Champagne Cuddles
2018 Rock ‘N’ Gold Husson Eagle Itz Invincible
2017 Tivaci El Divino Hellbent
2016 Headwater Bullpit The Quarterback
2015 The Quarterback Sumakaray Hard Stride
2014 General Truce Pocket Rockets Kaiser Sun
2013 First Command Light Express Belfast Boy
2012 First Command Decircles Weekend Special
2011 Grand Duels Warm Love Cardinal Virtue
2010 Silver Bullion Arinos Common Interest
2009 Secret Flyer Immortality Bowhunter
2008 La Chasseuse Seafarer Bel Mer
2007 Satin Robes Spielmeister Cevaya
2006 The Lanz Live In Vain Raid The Royals
2005 Our Quivira Foreplay Classiconi
2004 Gold Wells Edgeton Naden
2003 Dama De Noche River Dove Umrum
2002 Lontano Joie Ruthless Tycoon
2001 Natural Tycoon River Crossing Cullen
2000 Black Bean Man O’Mars Bush Outlaw