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RJ Peters Stakes

The RJ Peters Stakes is a Group 3 quality handicap race that takes place each year in November at Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia during the Perth summer racing carnival. The race is run over a distance of 1500 metres and worth $150,000 in prizemoney. The 2016 RJ Peters Stakes was won by Scales Of Justice from Bass Strait with Ideal Image third.

The RJ Peters Stakes is held on the same day as the Group 2 WA Champion Fillies Stakes.

2017 RJ Peters Stakes info

Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Track: Ascot racecourse, Perth
Distance: 1500 metres
Race Type: Quality Handicap
Status: Group 3
Prizemoney: $150,000
2016 Winner: Scales Of Justice

The RJ Peters Stakes is a quality handicap over 1500m and provides an ideal lead up race to the major event of the Perth summer racing carnival, the Gr1 Railway Stakes over 1600m the following week at the same track. Scales Of Justice (2016) is the most recent galloper to snare the RJ Peters Stakes and Railway Stakes double.

Earlier carnival races such as the Gr3 Asian Beau Stakes are ideal lead ups to the RJ Peters Stakes, while any gallopers from this event who are looking for more distance may head towards a race like the Gr1 Kingston Town Classic in December, also at Ascot.

Scales Of Justice (2016) won a BM 72+ race over 1600m at Ascot prior to winning this event and recent RJ Peters Stakes winners include Hazzabeel (2015) and Bass Straight (2014).

2016 RJ Peters Stakes result

1. $2.60 Scales Of Justice 55.0 Paul Harvey
2. $91.00 Bass Strait 55.0 Steven Parnham
3. $10.00 Ideal Image 57.5 Joseph Azzopardi

then followed
4. $10.00 Heart Starter 59.0 Glenn Smith
5. $7.00 Great Shot 56.0 Craig Staples
6. $26.00 Stocks 56.0 Jake Casey
7. $61.00 Testamezzo 56.0 Jarrad Noske
8. $9.00 Neverland 57.5 Peter Hall
9. $6.00 Showy Chloe 55.0 Patrick Carbery
10. $11.00 Respondent 57.0 Brad Parnham
11. $26.00 Vengabus 58.0 Peter Knuckey

Margins: 1 len, 1.75 len
Time: 1:28.59

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RJ Peters Stakes recent winners & placegetters

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2016 Scales Of Justice Bass Strait Ideal Image 1:28.5
2015 Hazzabeel Battle Hero Tower Of Lonhro 1:29.3
2014 Bass Strait Respondent Trading Day 1:30.7
2013 Kerrific Elite Belle Rohan 1:29.3
2012 Maschino Niblick Mcscar 1:28.6
2011 Westriver Kevydonn Tranquility Grey Monarch 1:28.9
2010 God Has Spoken Ranger Impressive Jeuney 1:28.6
2009 Elliotto Colour Correct Grand Nirvana 1:28.6
2008 Famous Roman Gilded Venom Pillar Of Hercules 1:26.3
2007 El Presidente Glory Hunter Royal Lott 1:29.9
2006 Always A Devil Kia Ora Miss Sir Chalmers 1:29.0
2005 Rescuer Manjar Free At Last 1:27.7
2004 Finito Crown Prosecutor Stockie's Yarn 1:28.9
2003 Modem Mogul Kensyl Bay 1:37.0
2002 Kensyl Bay Old Fashion Tumeric 1:28.9
2001 Old Fashion Old Comrade Papillion 1:29.8
2000 Northerly Special Jester Merry Minka 1:28.8
1999 Sister Patricia Society Miss Umah 1:28.0
1998 All The Aces Machine Gun Tom Tool Time 1:28.9
1997 Jacks Or Better Bar Dreamer On A Swing 1:28.0
1996 Bold Extreme Bar Dreamer Gilandane 1:29.8
1995 Quadripedante Sarina's Son Cranky Tikit 1:29.4
1994 Sammy The Bull Island Morn Top Lunch 1:29.2
1993 Classy Dresser Asian Incline Taken By Storm 1:28.0
1992 Vows Oh Pretty Woman Dynamor 1:23.7
1991 Future Edition Blonde Jev Medicine Kid 1:23.7
1990 Jungle Hero Medicine Kid Kama Dancer 1:21.9
1989 Dual's Brute Tackle The Pak Concorde Flyer 1:22.2
1988 Bowie Ill Ferrari Sky Filou 1:21.3