horse racing info

Thoroughbred Club Stakes

The Thoroughbred Club Stakes is a Group 3 set weights & penalties race held annually at Caulfield racecourse during the Melbourne spring racing carnival in October. The race is run over a distance of 1200 metres and worth $125,000 in prizemoney. The 2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes was won by Hear The Chant from My Country with Modern Wonder third.

Taking place on the first day of the Melbourne Racing Club's three-day spring carnival, the Thoroughbred Club Stakes is held alongside the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas, Group 1 Toorak Handicap and Group 1 Caulfield Stakes.

2017 Thoroughbred Club Stakes info

Date: Saturday 14th October 2017
Track: Caulfield racecourse, Melbourne
Distance: 1200 metres
Race Type: 3yo Fillies - Set Weights + Penalty
Status: Group 3
Prizemoney: $125,000
2016 Winner: Hear The Chant

The Thoroughbred Club Stakes is a three-year-old fillies race that attracts moderate to handy fillies that generally don't figure in many of the big spring races ahead. Winners and placegetters are capable of picking up a lower quality fillies event on any of the major race days, but rarely go on to win a major Group 1 race.

The race takes place on Caulfield Guineas day and fillies tend to come to this race via the Gr3 Champagne Stakes at Moonee Valley on Gr1 AJ Moir Stakes night.

Hear The Chant (2016) ran last in the Champagne Stakes over 1200m at Moonee Valley before finding plenty to win this event and recent Thoroughbred Club Stakes winners have been Serene Majesty (2015) and Earthquake (2014).

horse racing free bet

Spring Carnival Guide

This race has not proven to be much of a guide to later spring feature races of late although Secret Agenda (2nd in 2015) managed to win the Gr3 Red Roses Stakes at Flemington during the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Platelet (2011) went on to win the Gr1 Sangster Stakes & Gr1 Goodwood at Morphettville in the autumn of 2013 before winning the Gr2 Gilgai Stakes at Fleminton the following spring.

Prior to that Avenue (2009) claimed the Gr3 Red Anchor Stakes on WS Cox Plate day at Moonee Valley and Headway (2nd in 2009) won the Gr1 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington on Derby day.

Gamble Me (2007) took out the listed Red Roses Stakes on VRC Oaks day later that spring and Belcentra (3rd in 2007) won the listed Desirable Stakes on Melbourne Cup day two days earlier.

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes result

1. $9.50 Hear The Chant 55.0 Dwayne Dunn
2. $8.50 My Country 56.0 Mark Zahra
3. $18.00 Modern Wonder 56.0 Stephen Baster

then followed
4. $15.00 Summer Glen 55.0 Michael Dee
5. $8.00 Prompt Response 55.0 Kerrin McEvoy
6. $31.00 Moonlover 55.0 Ben Melham
7. $4.20 In The Vanguard 55.0 Michael Walker
8. $10.00 Conchita 56.0 Craig Williams
9. $14.00 Selenia 57.0 Jye McNeil
10. $16.00 Brulee 55.0 Nicholas Hall
11. $31.00 Angharad 55.0 James McDonald
12. $31.00 Fille Champagne 55.0 Ryan Maloney
13. $6.50 Stop Making Sense 55.0 Luke Nolen

Margins: 0.1 len, 0.2 len
Time: 1:09.76

Bet now on the Thoroughbred Club Stakes

join sportsbet Get Best of the three Aussie TABs or SP with 'Top Tote Plus' Bet now
join luxbet 'Best of the Best' guarantees best of three totes & Top Fluc Bet now
join crownbet Better than three Australian TABs with Best Tote Plus Bet now
join william hill Best of fixed odds taken or best TAB odds with 'Best Tote' Bet now

Thoroughbred Club Stakes recent winners & placegetters

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2016 Hear The Chant My Country Modern Wonder 1:09.7
2015 Serene Majesty Secret Agenda Harlem River 1:09.7
2014 Earthquake Tawteen More Radiant 1:09.4
2013 Missy Longstocking Anatina Bulbula 1:11.1
2012 Cavalry Rose Mareeza Saturn Rock 1:10.0
2011 Platelet The Fairy's Kiss Hollyweird 1:10.2
2010 Solar Charged Jesse's Girl Dance Of The Ocean 1:09.1
2009 Avenue Headway Kanzan 1:09.7
2008 Damselfly Impressive Eagle Okaylah 1:11.7
2007 Gamble Me Vivacious Spirit Belcentra 1:10.0
2006 Splashing Out Corton Charlemagne Flame Of Sydney 1:10.6
2005 Queen Of The Hill Jadescent Readyforcatherine 1:11.1
2004 Emlozza Miss Mooney Mooney Tahni Girl 1:10.9
2003 Crown Princess Harley Ma Beautiful Gem 1:10.0
2002 Innovation Girl Sensational Spot Toast Of The Coast 1:09.5
2001 Patterns Hello Boys Swing A Deal 1:11.1
2000 Arrabeea Queen Belle Ball 1:11.4
1999 Camargue La Zoffany Kena 1:24.0
1998 Speedy Kids Coed Visual Displays 1:25.4
1997 Cornwall Queen Snapshots Pinpante 1:24.0
1996 Flaming Heart I Love To Dance Gamila 1:24.9
1995 Vigil Tonicity Castlereagh Run 1:23.7
1994 Verocative Bionic Bess Poetique 1:23.9
1993 Cairncross Lots Of Smiles Tristera 1:24.2
1992 Googs Dream Star Goose Rubique 1:29.0
1991 Cushion Tilgarza Miss Lusty Habit 1:24.4
1990 Mammy Zilezal All Mine 1:25.2
1989 Lady Of Perfection Sweet Ripa Dalmator 1:24.6
1988 Boardwalk Angel Volterra Super Unicorn 1:24.0