Reginald Allen Quality Race Information

The Reginald Allen Quality is a 1400 metre quality handicap race for three-year-old fillies run by the Australian Turf Club in October. It is held at Randwick as part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YO fillies
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 14 October 2023

Reginald Allen Quality Race History

See the 2023 Reginald Allen Quality Preview and results.

See the 2022 Reginald Allen Quality Preview and results.

This fillies race was first held in 1949 when it was won by Val Bowl. From 1949 to 1978 it was held over the shorter distance of 6 furlongs or 1200m, then returned to 1400m from 1979 apart from 2012 when it was held over 1200m and won by Urban Groove. Ron Quinton has won this race as a jockey and later as a trainer. As a jockey he rode Affectionate to win in 1969.  and has been successful as a trainer with Faith Hill in 2001 and M’Lady Pedrille in 2010.

The race is now held on Everest Day in Sydney along with the $500,000 Group 3 Craven Plate and the $500,000 Group 3 Sydney Stakes. The Caulfield Cup is held in Melbourne on the same day.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1400m): Akari (2019) 1:21:55

Interesting trivia: Not held in 2007 due to equine influenza.

Past winners of the Reginald Allen Quality

Winners of past Reginald Allen Quality’s include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Arctic Glamour Joliestar Broadcaster
2022 A Lot More Love Vienna Princess Call Di
2021 Fangirl Roots Decent Raine
2020 Forbidden Love Joviality Elizabeel
2019 Akari Betcha Flying Mayaaseh
2018 I Like It Easy Evalina Bubbles’N’Troubles
2017 Torvill Yulong Xingsheng Workdrinks
2016 Zenalicious Invincibella Overstep
2015 Alart Flamboyant Lass Ocean Tempest
2014 Abduction Candelara Muscovado
2013 Champagne Cath More Than Faith She’s Bella
2012 Urban Groove Brave Soul Roll The Bones
2011 Disputes Choice Words Eyes On Guard
2010 M’lady Pedrille Zutara Secret Admirer
2009 Little Surfer Girl Sister Madly Miss Shamardal
2008 Sara’s Choice Intuit Maybe I
2007  ** Race not run **
2006 Absolutelyfabulous Rendzina Fleur Royale
2005 Regal Cheer Astronomia At Ease
2004 Johan’s Toy Dancing Bridges Audacious Amber
2003 Santissima Touched by God Aim for Gold
2002 Private Steer Sierra Dane Bulla Borghese
2001 Faith Hill Angora Palais
2000 Actress Mielleuse Donna Dior
1999 The Golden Dane Miss Zoe Winona
1998 Camarena Marrego Say Good Morning
1997 Gimmick Greeting River Century
1996 Mohave Dancer Citidevil Late Night Fun
1995 Hitapotomoss Vigil Portview
1994 Mamzelle Pedrille Mariton Romantica
1993 Reign Of Honour Paddy’s Victory Entrance
1992 Merry Shade Rather Refined She’s A Gun
1991 Rouquin Yodells Lake Road
1990 Twiglet Zilezal Millies Luck
1989 A Little Kiss Miss Sue Aretha
1988 Pitti Palace Atalanta’s Way Grey Fille
1987 Penny Row Loving Devotion Allez Sauvage
1986 Parlour Abadaan Devise
1985 Tingo Tango Vain Princess Stately Image
1984 Purple Maze Pasharette Viking Goddess
1983 Sail To Glory Little Bragger Anything Tudor
1982 Blazing Silks White Wine Jade Lace
1981 Flaming Echo Lady Courageous Paraluman
1980 Dancing Review Louvre Gay Rosalind
1979 Pamir Jo’s Joy Working Wife
1978 Jewel Flight Trixy Star Genuine Offer
1977 Sun Sally Chire Live On
1976 Apollua Maxina Market Garden
1975 Gloomy Isle Inner Magic Soul Power
1974 Titaria Lulabelle Star Of The Show
1973 Mystic Emblem Snuff Magic Beam
1972 Miss Personality Lady Simone Ruchiel
1971 Kiss Me Cait Soft Line Babalina
1970 Blue Raider Fleet Royal Miss Nancy
1969 Affectionate Thai-Silk Obelia
1968 Will Talk Flying Fable Pacific Lady
1967 Talahi Skybells On Parr
1966 New Rate Kentucky Gambler Royal Combo
1965 Bareme’s Image Lone Jan’s Joy
1964 Denny Lu Shillelagh Girl Attentive
1963 Heirloom Lilting Arafura
1962 Regal Peace Sally Yang Tivoli’s Pride
1961 Lady Cornelian Emblem Nyrina
1960 Ra Ora Minikin Gold Track
1959 Carrus Woodlands Wonder Cherry Hurst
1958 Merry Amber Gabonia Leukos
1957 Gay Port Grecian Lustre New Stand
1956 Troy My Kingdom Cassell
1955 Timor Aboukir The Corsican
1954 Top Ruler Farquhar Tsajadyne
1953 Cortauld Count Roussel Connaught
1952 Royal Cavalier Bassano Karendi
1951 Nitrogen Sir Gregory Whiri
1950 (Div 1) Seasonal Video Putoko
1950 (Div 2) Brutus Lucky Draw Generosity
1949 Val Bowl Delineate Grag Son