Horse Racing | Vanity Stakes

Run annually in February on Black Caviar Lightning Day is the Group 3 Vanity Stakes. The event is restricted to three-year-old fillies and contested over 1400m at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. It’s a set weight and penalty race and usually attracts the more talented and in form gallopers, who often go on to further success.

The fillies that do well in this race tend to go on to compete in the Group 2 Kewney Stakes, a $200,000 race held three weeks later on Australian Cup Day. In 2011, Southern Speed took out the Vanity Stakes before going on to win the $3 million Caulfield Cup later that year.



PREVIOUS VANITY STAKES WINNERS

PREVIOUS VANITY STAKES WINNERS

YEAR WINNER JOCKEY TRAINER RACE TIME
2016 DON'T DOUBT MAMMA DWAYNE DUNN TONY MCEVOY 01:22.7
2015 SWEET AND SPEEDY CRAIG NEWITT PETER MOODY 01:24.1
2014 SOLICIT DAMIAN LANE M ELLERTON & S ZAHRA 01:22.4
2013 ALZORA NICHOLAS HALL ANTHONY CUMMINGS 01:22.5
2012 SHOPAHOLIC DWAYNE DUNN DANNY O’BRIEN 01:22.7
2011 SOUTHERN SPEED CLARE LINDOP L MACDONALD & A GLUYAS 01:24.1
2010 TALLOW COREY BROWN ANTHONY CUMMINGS 01:23.5
2009 ROMNEYA KERRIN MCEVOY LEE FREEDMAN 01:22.9
2008 MUSIDORA VLAD DURIC DAVID HAYES 01:22.4
2007 UNIVERSAL QUEEN COREY BROWN LEE FREEDMAN 01:09.9
2006 PURE JOY DANNY NIKOLIC JOHN HAWKES 01:21.5