The Nivison Race Information

The Nivison is a 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for mares four-years-old and up run by the Australian Turf Club in late October. It is held at Rosehill as part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, mares 4YO & upwards
  • Track: Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 7 October 2023

The Nivison Race History

See the 2023 The Nivison Preview and results.

See the 2022 The Nivison Preview and results.

The race was first held over 1200m at Randwick in 1994 and was won by Aunty Mary. It was held as a Listed race from 1997 to 2012 then was upgraded to its current Group 3 status in 2013. Although it has been held at Warwick Farm on a couple of occasions it has mostly remained at Randwick. In 2023 it was moved from Randwick to Rosehill.

It is the last Group race of the Sydney Spring carnival, and used to held on City Tatt’s day along with the $1,000,000 Bondi Stakes, the Listed Brian Crowley Stakes and the Listed City Tatt’s Club Cup over 2400m.

Useful Facts

Multiple winners: none

Fastest time (1200m): Quidnunc (2001) 1:08:52

Interesting trivia: Race not run in 2007 due to equine influenza.

Past winners of The Nivison

Winners of past editions of The Nivison include Avoid Lightning (2014), Balmont (2011), Madame Pedrille (2009), Besame Mucho (2004), Lucida (2003), Spinning Hill (2000), Razor Blade (1998), Amber (1996) and Aunty Mary (1994).

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Magic Time Parisal Dalchini
2022 Sky Command Never Talk Heresy
2021 Minhaaj Tricky Gal Belluci Babe
2020 Positive Peace Wandabaa Athiri
2019 Madam Rouge Reelem In Ruby Ready To Prophet
2018 Resin Almanzora Eckstein
2017 White Moss Zestful Kinshachi
2016 Egyptian Symbol Artistry Rule The River
2015 Nayeli Peace Force Miss Cover Girl
2014 Avoid Lightning Brook Road Rose Of Choice
2013 Diamond Earth Plucky Belle Hidden Kisses
2012 Quidnunc Capital Commander Alberton Park
2011 Balmont Pontiana Ofcourseican
2010 Marquardt Dorf Command Kiss From a Rose
2009 Madame Pedrille Strawberry Field Beaucoup
2008 Jewelled Gate Illuminates Bernicia
2007   ** Race not run **
2006 Whoever Coolroom Candidate Kakakakatie
2005 Our Sweet Moss Fumble Imana
2004 Besame Mucho Wild Queen Wasimah
2003 Lucida Fair Embrace Fatoon
2002 Gwendolyn Provokes Quest For Success
2001 Marlina Perfect Halo Life is Beautiful
2000 Spinning Hill Wynciti Miss Zoe
1999 Daijobo Natural Is My Name Brief Kiss
1998 Razor Blade Bonanova Toorak
1997 Stoneyfell Road Amber Lusty’s Bank
1996 Amber Misty Dawn Baroness Betty
1995 Sweet Consort Danarani Mechita
1994 Aunty Mary Procrastinate Does She Bite