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.
|Date:||Saturday 21st April 2018|
|Track:||Randwick racecourse, Melbourne|
|Race Type:||3yo&Up Quality|
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).
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
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
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|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|
|2012||Western Symbol||Herculian Prince||Larry's Never Late||2:03.7|