The PJ Bell Stakes is a Group 3 race that takes place during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Held at the famous Royal Randwick Racecourse on Day 1 of The Championships, it is a race for three-year-old fillies at set weights plus penalties. One of the better Group 3 races during the Carnival, the PJ Bell attracts some handy fillies to battle it out over a distance of 1200m.
Prize money for this event is $200,000. Originally a Listed Race, the PJ Bell Stakes gained Group 3 status in 2013. It normally attracts the best young females in training at the time. Some quality fillies have won this event over the years including; Catkins (2013), Red Tracer (2011), Ortensia (2009), Private Steer (2003) and Dane Ripper (1997).
|2016||TEMPT ME NOT||GLYN SCHOFIELD||JAMES CUMMINGS||01:11.0|
|2015||MISS COVER GIRL||GLEN BOSS||KELLY SCHWEIDA||01:11.6|
|2014||POLITENESS||CRAIG WILLIAMS||ROBERT SMERDON||01:12.4|
|2013||CATKINS||JIM CASSIDY||CHRIS WALLER||01:10.8|
|2012||EVER THE SAME||JIM CASSIDY||ANTHONY CUMMINGS||01:10.0|
|2011||RED TRACER||GLYN SCHOFIELD||CHRIS WALLER||01:10.8|
|2010||ZINGALING||JIM CASSIDY||KRIS LEES||01:09.8|
|2009||ORTENSIA||CRAIG WILLIAMS||TONY NOONAN||01:10.1|
|2008||ESPURANTE||GLYN SCHOFIELD||JOHN O’SHEA||01:12.1|
|2007||HOT ‘N’ READY||DAMIEN OLIVER||STEVEN ENGLEBRECHT||01:12.1|
|2006||KAKAKAKATIE||JAY FORD||PATRICK WEBSTER||01:10.1|