Golden Rose Stakes News

Thronum has continued to stamp himself as a serious 2016 Golden Rose Stakes prospect with a commanding performance for success in the TAB Rewards Handicap (1200m) at Randwick on July ninth.

Jockey Tommy Berry and trainer Gai Waterhouse have experienced plenty of success in partnership through recent seasons. Photo: Daniel Costello

Jumping from the gates well, Thronum was allowed to …


Golden Rose Stakes

The 2015 Golden Rose is the most prestigious and lucrative race at the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, conducted in late August to early September annually.

A Group 1 race, elevated from its Group 2 status in 2009, for three-year-olds at set weights, the Golden Rose is often the primary spring target for many of Sydney’s runners and is worth $1 million in prizemoney, $650,000 of which goes to the connections of the first placegetter.

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The 2015 Golden Rose Stakes will be held on September 12th, 2015.

The Golden Rose, a relatively young feature race first run in 2003, is one of four group races held at the meeting, the others being the Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes (1400m), the Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) and the Group 3 Sheraco Stakes (1200m).

Golden Rose Lead Up Races

The primary prep race for horses on their way to the riches the Golden Rose offers is the Group 3 The Run To The Roses. Run over a slightly shorter 1300m at the same track a fortnight before, The Run To The Roses provides three-year-olds with the ideal trial run.

The last horse to win The Run To The Roses – Golden Rose double was Hallowed Crown in 2014. Prior to that, it was the now-retired Denman in 2009.

Earlier in the season, the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes (1100m) at Randwick is another good lead-up run for horses heading towards a Golden Rose victory.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Cox Plate

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Caulfield Cup

(2,400m)

Caulfield

$2,500,000

3YO up Handicap

Group 1

Thousand Guineas

(1600m)

Caulfield

$500,000

3YO SWPP

Group 1

Epsom Handicap

(1600m)

Randwick

$500,000

Open Handicup

Group 1

Metropolitan Handicap

(2400m)

Randwick

$400,000

3YO & up Handicap

Group 1

Melbourne Cup

(3200m)

Flemington

$6,000,000

3YO QH

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