Queen Of The South Stakes Race Information

The Queen Of The South Stakes is a 1600 metre set weights plus penalties race for fillies and mares run by the South Australian Jockey Club in early May. It is run at Morphettville as part of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, Fillies & mares 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Morphettville Racecourse, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 27 April 2024

Queen Of The South Stakes Race History

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Queen Of The South Facts

Last 3YO filly to win; Music Bay (2019)

Multiple winners: Sylvaner (2002 & 2003); Shavano Miss (1991 & 1992); Memphis Blues (1989 & 1990)

Fastest time (1600m): Shavano Miss (1991) 1:34:55

Leading trainer: Colin Hayes trained six winners between 1981 and 1990.

Interesting trivia: Prizemoney was reduced in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Past winners of the Queen Of The South Stakes

Winners of past Queen Of The South Stakes include many great mares.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Seonee Lady Jones Silent Surrente
2023 Caste Foxy Frida Waltz On By
2022 Silent Sovereign Foxy Frida Comica
2021 Fabric Shop Til I Drop Maximak
2020 Shrouded In Mist Seabrook Fidelia
2019 Music Bay Snogging Clearly
2018 French Emotion Tahanee Shenandoah
2017 Amelie’s Star Have Another Glass Miles Of Krishan
2016 Into The Mist Atlantis Dream Rocket Commander
2015 Atlantis Dream Let’s Make Adeal Marianne
2014 Tango’s Daughter Floria Vivi Veloce
2013 Star Of Giselle Danish Spy Lake Sententia
2012 So Pristine Little House Blue Ribbon
2011 Goon Serpent Lady Lynette Ocean Challenger
2010 Returntosender Marchelle Belle Amberino
2009 Bird Of Fire Amberino Autumn Jeuney
2008 Trick Of Light Bellini Rose Cuban Girl
2007 Cinque Cento Isanami Subsequential
2006 Open Cut Holy Bounty Lotto Rock
2005 Hidden Strings Llanga Fairessa
2004 Jameela Infinite Grace Ruling Eyes
2003 Sylvaner Devonshire Tickle My
2002 Sylvaner Tyrolean Its Platonic
2001 Lady Marion Calm Smytzer Bumbelina
2000 La Zoffany Porto Roca Lady Marion
1999 Noircir Graceful Encounter Will Fly
1998 Spectrum Minegold Prairie
1997 Miss Tessla In The Mist Bionic Bess
1996 Saleous Broann Jadeva Belle
1995 Our Marquis Jadeva Belle Debuton
1994 Ausmart Merry Maiden Pompeii Lady
1993 San Pauli Girl Leggings Gieldorf’s Babe
1992 Shavano Miss Shimmering Yangary
1991 Shavano Miss Critical Path Apothecary
1990 Memphis Blues Thelma Josephine Intent Gaze
1989 Memphis Blues Concordance Leahlauda
1988 Ardaanito Lady Lindlum Flaming Wonder
1987 Goblet Deedle Playful Princess
1986 Canny Lass Beaumont Babe Playful Princess
1985 Star Style Girl Spirit Of Kingston Shari Ruler
1984 Casey Belle Miss Marcher Special To Me
1983 Corona Miss Hooplahannah Golden Lottie
1982 Rose Of Kingston Peta Gay Avern
1981 Parisian Romp Vegas Girl Ulanova
1980 Golden Kingdom Noble Miss Tumbling