Scarborough Stakes Race Information

The Scarborough Stakes is a 1200 metre set weights race for three-year-old fillies run by the Moonee Valley Racing Club in September. It is held at Moonee Valley at the Friday night Moir Stakes meeting.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YO fillies
  • Track: Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Friday 29 September 2023, night meeting

Scarborough Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Scarborough Stakes Preview and results

See the 2022 Scarborough Stakes Preview and results

See the 2020 Scarborough Stakes Preview and results

The race was first held in 1975 when it was won by Miss Ollie.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1200m): Courtza (1989) 1:09:70

Blue Diamond Stakes & Scarborough Stakes: Courtza (1989); Midnight Fever (1987)

Leading jockeys: Damien Oliver with 3 wins (Meryl 2018; Miss Stellabelle 2011; Fair Embrace 2001).

Interesting trivia: 1987 winner Midnight Fever and 1988 winner Startling Lass were full sisters by Luskin Star from Trim Girl.

Past winners of the Scarborough Stakes

Winners of past Scarborough Stakes include Loving Gaby (2019), Houtzen (2017), Eloping (2014), Snitzerland (2012), Lone Rock (2010), Avenue (2009), Virage De Fortune (2005), Dilly Dally (2003), Fair Embrace (2001), St Clemens Belle (1998), Kapchat (1993),  Klokka (1992), With Me (1990), Courtza (1989), Midnight Fever (1987), Canny Lass (1985) and Heart Strings (1980).

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Coeur Volante Inhibitions Bossy Nic
2022 Queen Of The Ball Troach English Riviera
2021 Seradess Larkspur Run Decent Raine
2020 Swats That Highly Discreet Dirty Thoughts
2019 Loving Gaby Exhilarates Villami
2018 Meryl Sweet Rockette Humma Humma
2017 Houtzen Mintha True Excelsior
2016 Selenia Stop Making Sense Merriest
2015 Take Pride Secret Agenda Serenade
2014 Eloping Tahni Dancer Tawteen
2013 Thump Miracles Of Life I Love It
2012 Snitzerland Hoss Amor Saturn Rock
2011 Miss Stellabelle Platelet Miss Zoom
2010 Lone Rock Jesse’s Girl Military Rose
2009 Avenue Rostova My Girl Helen
2008 Dan Baroness Ortensia Impressive Girl
2007 Antarctic Miss Bel Mer Gladwell
2006 Estelle Collection Industrious Permaiscuous
2005 Virage De Fortune Crevette Testa Reale
2004 Truly Wicked Sharp Aunty Rich Megadale
2003 Dilly Dally Bella Corona Legally Bay
2002 Before Too Long Innovation Girl Fatoon
2001 Fair Embrace Patterns Born Priceless
2000 Ateates Little Miss Marnie Stormy Summers
1999 I Am A Ripper Miss Pennymoney Gilded Angel