The Phoenix Race Information

The Phoenix is a 1500 metre set weights race for two-year-olds run by the Brisbane Racing Club in June. It is held at Eagle Farm as part of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1500 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 2YOs
  • Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $160,000
  • Date: Saturday 3 June 2023

The Phoenix Race History

See the 2023 The Phoenix Preview and results.

See the 2022 The Phoenix Preview and results.

See the 2021 The Phoenix Preview and results.

Coming soon

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Azula (2023)

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of The Phoenix

Winners of past The Phoenix’s include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Azula Flying Trapeze Cap Ferrat
2022 Political Debate Sharp ‘N’ Smart Ringmaster
2021 Volcanic Rock Verbek Tutukaka
2020 The Actuary Toscanini Outburst
2019 Shadow Hero Creator Fasano
2018 Commander Grim Reaper A Man To Match
2017 Pardoe Italia Bella Magnufighter
2016    ** Race not run **
2015 Sagaronne Handfast Bring A Secret
2014 Lucky Tom Goldie’s Image Our Rock O’Reilly
2013 Sir Moments Gypsy Diamond Cannyzing
2012 Boban Hoss Amor Regular
2011 Fontelina Lucky Morna Cindarockinrella
2010 Run For Levi Big Chance Ringa Ringa Rosie
2009 Carrara Choistar Taffy
2008 Youthful Jack Acorns Adnocon
2007 Sam’s Express Kyros Bonza Crop
2006 Fiveoclockshadow Lasoron Tantra
2005 Diamondsondinside Grecolo Upilio
2004 Serenote Birthday Bash Stromberg Carlson
2003 Picaday Promoted Slice Of Paradise
2002 Chickens Lovely Jubly Top Echelon
2001 Barawin Allez France Vita
2000 Show A Heart Glenrowan Brave Hawk