P J Bell Stakes Race Information

The P J Bell Stakes is a 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for 3YO fillies run by the Australian Turf Club in April. It is held at Randwick as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YO fillies
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 6 April 2024

P J Bell Stakes Race History

See the 2024 P J Bell Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 P J Bell Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 P J Bell Stakes Preview and results.

In 2022 trainer James Cummings had five runners in the race and the first four home were all his. Grandfather Bart would have been proud!

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1400m): Houtzen (2018) 1:08:64

Interesting trivia: Run at Canterbury in 2011.

Past winners of the P J Bell Stakes

Winners of past P J Bell Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Facile Infancy French Endeavour
2023 Magic Time Parisal Lady Laguna
2022 Heresy Zapateo Arcaded
2021 Matchmaker Marboosha Geist
2020 Rubisaki Wayupinthesky Akari
2019 Multaja Into The Abyss So Taken
2018 Houtzen Manicure Problem Solver
2017 Diddums Prompt Response Smart Amelia
2016 Tempt Me Not Pearls Egyptian Symbol
2015 Miss Cover Girl Peeping Matilija
2014 Politeness Cosmic Endeavour Miniature
2013 Catkins Diamond Earth Brave Soul
2012 Ever The Same Aerobatics Leviosa
2011 Red Tracer Steps in TIme Palomares
2010 Zingaling Flying Success Happy Hippy
2009 Ortensia Dorf Command Serenissima
2008 Espurante Sung Aceland Street
2007 Hot ‘n’ Ready Doojah Miss Fantabulous
2006 Kakakakatie Readyforcatherine Sugarbomb
2005 Rich Megadale Canny Princess Nice Surprise
2004 Besame Mucho Dorky Bouchette
2003 Private Steer Shurooq Lucida
2002 Oomph Tyche Donnadane
2001 She’s Purring Secret Liaisons Mandarin Princess
2000 Mulan Princess Poppett Strings
1999 Wynciti Express Odds She Wishes
1998 Flickering Fire Yallah’s Star Owner’s Delight
1997 Dane Ripper Stoneyfell Road Law Of Logic
1996 Presina Ruffles Fabulous Friscoe
1995 Verocative Hot Nights Mamzelle Pedrille
1994 Hot To Race Lady Wynton Gallic Fun
1993 Snippet’s Girl Miss Kariba Clochan
1992 Regina Madre Chador Rancho Miss
1991 Peignoir Caltra Huntington Girl
1990 Reverse Pass Arrange Perfect Evening
1989 St. Bridget’s Way Galspray Sail To Success
1988 Bronze Empress Marmie’s Girl Allez Sauvage
1987 Winged Prayer Lady Mantice Lucky Witch
1986 Sweet Dream Lady Kanacea Extradite
1985 Deal Vita Gypsy Alert
1984 Royal Deal Miss Marcher Gay Mime
1983 My Sharvain Dear Diane Glory There
1982 Flash Doll Doubting Heart Making Eyes
1981 Moabite Decoration Culture
1980 Gay Galaxy Totonera Midnight Slipper
1979 Sonar Belle Trixy Star Marquess