Placid Ark Stakes Race Information

The Placid Ark Stakes is a 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the West Australian Turf Club in November. It is held at Ascot as part of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YOs
  • Track: Ascot Racecourse, Perth, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $500,000
  • Date: Saturday 18 November 2023

Placid Ark Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Placid Ark Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Placid Ark Stakes Preview and results.

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Useful Facts

Last filly to win: My Bella Mae (2022)

Fastest time (1200m): Let It Slip (2015) 1:09:14

Leading trainer: Simon A Miller with 5 wins (Dance Music 2018, Ocean Jewel 2017, Caipirinha 2016, Liberty’s Gem 2014, Miss Bux 2012)

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Placid Ark Stakes

Winners of past Placid Ark Stakes include some talented three-year-olds.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Ripcord Oscar’s Fortune Augment
2022 My Bella Mae Revitup Wild Belle
2021 Flying Missile Liwa Fatale Femme
2020 Chantorque Charleton Eddie Mystical View
2019 Massimo Laverrod Niccovi
2018 Dance Music Shapita Festival Miss
2017 Ocean Jewel Truly Belong Arrum Boy
2016 Caipirinha Where’s Wally Stored Energy
2015 Let It Slip Yoshi Noxious Mystic Maid
2014 Liberty’s Gem Malibu Style Fuld’s Bet
2013 Petrol Power Sujet Guardlock
2012 Miss Bux Hard Ball Get Dueton
2011 Watermans Bay Night War Success Park
2010 Black Felix Even Astar Proud Hero
2009 Kid Choisir Stars Aligned Keshaar
2008 Liquidation Destino Revolition
2007 My Time Major Canny Nurse Norma
2006 Reflective Star It Will Do Dance Works
2005 Metallic Storm Homme Vintrack
2004 Money Exchange Is Amazing My Leo
2003 Ellicorsam Diffraction Pure Excitement
2002 Kim Storm Old Beau Brave Rhythm
2001 Dancing Pago Double Jewel Lakeside Song
2000 Old Comrade Magic Dash Master Park
1999 Fly My Kite Surrender To Me Highwood
1998 Fireband Showdown Seth Rory’s Ratio