Widden Stakes Race Information

The Widden Stakes is an 1100 metre set weights and penalties race for two-year-old fillies run by the Australian Turf Club in late January or early February. It is held at Rosehill as one of the feature events of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1100 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights and penalties, 2YO fillies
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $160,000
  • Date: Saturday 30 January 2021

Widden Stakes Race History

The race dates back to 1943 when it was held as a Principal Race over 5 furlongs (about 1000m) at Randwick racecourse and was run by a filly named Birthright ridden by A. Gollogly, ahead of Miss Sovereign and Tea Rose.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1100m): Satin Shoes (2011) 1:03.06

Widden Stakes & Golden Slipper Stakes: Mossfun (2014); Overreach (2013).

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Widden Stakes

Winners of past Widden Stakes include Away Game (2020), Fiesta (2018), Mossfun (2014), Overreach (2013), Satin Shoes (2011), Dynasty (1993), Triscay (1989), Magic Flute (1985), Shaybisc (1979) and Denise’s Joy (1974).

Year Winner Second Third
2021 Mallory Total Babe Vianello
2020 Away Game Centimental Philizzy
2019 Amercement Rotator Blazing Miss
2018 Fiesta Adamina River Bird
2017 Teaspoon Mystic Empire Sweet Deal
2016 Honesty Prevails Smart Amelia Chipanda