Redoute’s Choice Stakes Race Information

The Redoute’s Choice Stakes is an 1100 metre two-year-old race run by the Melbourne Racing Club normally on Easter Saturday. It is held at Caulfield as one of the feature events of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1100 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 2YOs
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $175,000
  • Date: Saturday 16 March 2024

Redoute’s Choice Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Redoute’s Choice Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Redoute’s Choice Stakes Preview and results.

The race has had a few different names and was run as the Blue Sapphire Stakes and the Thoroughbred Club Cup in some years. It was always over 1200m up to 2019 then in 2020 it was held over 1000m and in 2021 over 1100m.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Bold Bastille (2024)

Fastest time (1200m): Black Caviar (2009) 1:09:76

Fastest time (1100m):

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Redoute’s Choice Stakes

Winners of past Redoute’s Choice Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Bold Bastille Immortal Star Yes Lulu
2023 I Am Unstoppable Apache Song Waimarie
2022 Cannonball Eye Of The Eagle Port Albert
2021 Najmaty He’s The Ultimate Hunnam
2020 River Night Masseuse Celestial Sol
2019 Missile Mantra Grand Scholar Express Pass
2018 Let Me Sleep On It Illuminaire Persuader
2017 Kobayashi Al Passem Doubt I’m Dreaming
2016 Oregon’s Day Highland Beat Fromparis Withlove
2015 Black Vanquish Payroll Pearl Star
2014 Pressing Petrology Easy Drama
2013 The Huntress Tonyboy Churchill Dancer
2012 Wales Dominant Lucky For You
2011 City Of Song The New Boy The Counterfeiter
2010 Smokin’ Joey Miss Elvee Sistine Angel
2009 Black Caviar Demerit Carrara
2008 Gold In Dubai Turquia Lucky Thunder