Silver Shadow Stakes Race Information

The Silver Shadow Stakes is a Group 2 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-old fillies run by the Australian Turf Club during August. It is run at Randwick as part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YO fillies
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $300,000
  • Date: Saturday 19 August 2023

Silver Shadow Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Silver Shadow Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Silver Shadow Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2020 Silver Shadow Stakes Preview and results.

The race was first held as a Group 3 race at Randwick in 1980 and was won by  filly called Moabite. From 1993 to 2004 it was a Group 2 race then returned to Group 3 from 2005 to 2012. It returned to the current Group 2 status in 2013. It is the first leg of the fillies Princess Series in Sydney and the other legs are the Furious Stakes, Tea Rose Stakes and Flight Stakes.

Silver Shadow Stakes Facts

Fastest time (1200m): Libertini (2010) 1:07:93

Leading jockey: 3 jockeys have 3 wins each. Kerrin McEvoy (Fiesta 2018; Formality 2017; Speak Fondly 2015), Jim Cassidy (Thump 2013; Ha Ha 2001; Soda Springs 1987) and Mick Dittman (Adeewin 1997; Triscay 1990; Shankhill Lass 1985).

Interesting trivia: I Am Invincible sired the 2019 winner (Libertini) and the 2018 winner (Fiesta). Brothers Brian Mayfield-Smith (Soda Springs 1987 & Diamond Shower 1986) and Noel Mayfield-Smith (Angst 1993) have both trained winners of this race.

Past winners of the Silver Shadow Stakes

Winners of past Silver Shadow Stakes include horses that have also won the Furious Stakes, Flight Stakes and the Thousand Guineas.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Autumn Ballet Estriella Kimochi
2022 Zougotcha In Secret North Star Lass
2021 Swift Witness Latino Blend Four Moves Ahead
2020 Dame Giselle Thermosphere Miss Canada
2019 Libertini Flit Let It Pour
2018 Fiesta Outback Barbie Futooh
2017 Formality Alizee Champagne Cuddles
2016 Omei Sword Bacarella Quick Feet
2015 Speak Fondly Kimberley Star Lake Geneva
2014 Bring Me The Maid Memorial Clover Lane
2013 Thump Sweet Idea Montsegur
2012 Nechita Meidung Dear Demi
2011 Pane in the Glass Florentina Streama
2010 Parables Solar Charged Chance Bye
2009 Deer Valley Melito Hurtly Myrtle
2008 Samantha Miss Glowlamp Love and Kisses
2007  ** Race not run **
2006 Gold Edition Montmelo Heat Of The Fire
2005 Mnemosyne Fashions Afield Paulini
2004 Our Sweet Moss Wager Trezevant
2003 Regimental Gal Legally Bay Dorky
2002 Victory Vein Chatelaine Calaway Gal
2001 Ha Ha Hosannah Ommph
2000 Ateates Dynamic Love Unworldly
1999 Katima High Grove Forest Express
1998 Crimson Flight Rubicall Confer
1997 Adeewin Snapshots My Halo Broke
1996 Cashier Crying Apple Danish
1995 Seika Millrich Fair Diana
1994 Aragen Danarani Romantica
1993 Angst Centrefold Spread Bint Marscay
1992 Skating Burst Klokka
1991 Pipiwar Enshrine Bold Promise
1990 Triscay With Me Whisked
1989 Spirited Way Kanaloa A Little Kiss
1988 Startling Lass Atalanta’s Way Grey Fille
1987 Soda Springs Spinnaker Bay Glory Girl
1986 Diamond Shower Bounding Away Just Blooming
1985 Shankhill Lass Heat Of The Moment Oust
1984 Satin Sand Quiet Little Drink Wink At Me
1983 Purpose La Caissiere Sabre Dancer
1982 Rosebrook Sunavail Food For Thought
1981 Black Shoes Allez Show Miceala
1980 Moabite Hanalei Dark Eclipse