Light Fingers Stakes Race Information

The Light Fingers Stakes is a 1200 metre set weights race for three-year-old fillies run by the Australian Turf Club in February. It is run at Randwick as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YO fillies
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $300,000
  • Date: Saturday 17 February 2024

Light Fingers Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Light Fingers Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 Light Fingers Stakes Preview and results.

The first Group race for three-year-old fillies in the New Year.

History coming soon.

Light Fingers Stakes Facts

Fastest time (1200m): Skating (1993) 1:09:00

Light Fingers Stakes & Surround Stakes: Nakeeta Jane (2019); More Joyous (2011); Staging (1998); Skating (1993); Office (1992)

Interesting trivia: 1983 winner Emancipation went on to win the 1983 Group 1 Doncaster Handicap over 1600m as a three-year-old.

Past winners of the Light Fingers Stakes

Winners of past Light Fingers Stakes include Gold Edition (2007), Staging (1998), Assertive Lass (1997), Skating (1993), Whisked (1991), Joanne (1990), Magic Flute (1987) and Emancipation (1983).

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Kimochi Learning To Fly Kristilli
2023 In Secret Sunshine In Paris Cinderella Days
2022 Fangirl Espiona Jamaea
2021 Every Rose Never Talk Away Game
2020 Flit Lyre Kiamichi
2019 Nakeeta Jane Madam Rouge Pohutukawa
2018 Alizee Shumookh Torvill
2017 Global Glamour Foxplay Spright
2016 Perignon Kangarilla Joy Tempt Me Not
2015 Adrift First Seal Slightly Sweet
2014 Sweet Idea Gypsy Diamond Champagne Cath
2013 Bennetta Ichihara Dear Demi
2012 Sea Siren Streama Hallowell Belle
2011 Obsequious Red Tracer Parables
2010 More Joyous Trim Sweepstaking
2009 Rock Me Baby Samantha Miss Glowlamp
2008 Forensics Sliding Cube Seething Duck
2007 Gold Edition Montana Sunset Montmelo
2006 Street Smart Regal Cheer Paulini
2005 Trezevant One in a Million But I’m Serious
2004 Sharp Generosa Hinting
2003 Only Glory Chuckle Bumptious
2002 Ancient Song Hosannah Shouq
2001 Lady Mulan Maitland Gold Belle Du Jour
2000 Camena Miss Zoe Hut
1999 Rubicall Trigold Zola
1998 Staging Sengiggi Beach Techniques
1997 Assertive Lass Mother’s Gift Stoneyfell Road
1996 Peruzzi Hello Darl Hitapotomoss
1995 Flight To Fantasy Verocative Aragen
1994 Gem Of The West Arborea Diamond Harbour
1993 Skating Slight Chance Flitter
1992 Office Regina Madre Double Your Bet
1991 Whisked Quiet Queen Viva Regina
1990 Joanne Antelliere Starlight Angel
1989 Paris Miss Salisopra Riverina Charm
1988 Here’s The Point Tjarra Lanyard
1987 Magic Flute Adraanette Atlantic Mission
1986 Shinakima Hasty Zip Nature’s Splendour
1985 Rivage Delfina Avon Angel
1984 Sabre Dancer Lunar Light Sail To Glory
1983 Emancipation White Wine Sunavail
1982 Playing Our Song Making Eyes Scandals
1981 Shaybisc Hanalei Scorpio