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JRA Plate

The JRA Plate is a Group 3 quality handicap event that takes place in April each year at Randwick racecourse in Sydney, New South Wales. The race is run over a distance of 2000 metres and is worth $150,000 in prizemoney. The 2018 JRA Plate was won by Tally from Nettoyer with Rising Red third.

Elevated to Group 3 status for the 2013/2014 racing season, the JRA Plate takes place on the final day of the Sydney autumn racing carnival alongside the Group 1 All Aged Stakes.

JRA Plate info

Date: Saturday 21st April 2018
Track: Randwick racecourse, Melbourne
Distance: 2000 metres
Race Type: 3yo&Up Quality
Status: Group 3
Prizemoney: $150,000
2018 Winner: Tally

The JRA Plate is a middle distance event for 3yo & upwards gallopers that will typically assemble a field of mostly local types who may have raced in similar type quality handicaps earlier in the carnival.

Staying types who contested races such as the Gr3 Skyhigh Stakes or Gr3 Neville Sellwood Stakes at Rosehill are most suited to this event. Western Symbol (2012) managed to claim the JRA Plate & Neville Selwood Stakes double.

Stayers wanting to drop back in distance might decide to tackle the JRA Plate, or improving types on an upward cycle who want to test themselves at group level over this distance. As history suggest, the winner of this race will just be more than handy type who is competitive in these type of races during the carnival.

Tally (2018) ran third in the Neville Sellwood over 2000m at Rosehill on his way to winning this event and recent JRA Plate winners include Top Of My List (2017) and Guardini (2016).

2018 JRA Plate result

1. $26.00 Tally 57.0 Tim Clark
2. $9.50 Nettoyer 53.5 Brenton Avdulla
3. $19.00 Rising Red 53.0 Andrew Adkins

then followed
4. $5.50 Interlocuter 56.0 Tye Angland
5. $26.00 Vengeur Masque 57.5 Blake Shinn
6. $9.00 The Pinnacle 53.0 Christian Reith
7. $8.00 Radipole 55.0 Kerrin McEvoy
8. $4.80 Arbeitsam 58.0 Adam Hyeronimus
9. $61.00 Liapari 53.0 Jay Ford
10. $5.50 Cool Chap 54.5 Damien Oliver
11. $26.00 Montauk 56.0 Michael Walker
12. $12.00 Maurus 56.0 Corey Brown

Margins: 0.8 len, 1.8 len
Time: 2:01.18

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JRA Plate winners & placegetters

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2018 Tally Nettoyer Rising Red 2:01.1
2017 Top Of My List Sons Of John Rudy 2:09.9
2016 Guardini Index Linked Havana Cooler 2:03.9
2015 Gypsy Diamond Leebaz Singing Flame 2:05.6
2014 Spillway Danchai Slow Pace 2:05.5
2013 Kelinni Fibrillation Pirate Bay 2:08.6
2012 Western Symbol Herculian Prince Larry's Never Late 2:03.7
2011 Hawk Island Galizani Vintedge 2:07.9