The Up And Coming Stakes is a Group 3 race for three-year-old colts and geldings held under quality handicap conditions. It takes place on Warwick Stakes Day as part of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. A race for sprinters, it covers a distance of 1300m and offers a total of $125,000 in prize money. Starting off as a Listed Race back in 1979, it has reached as high as a Group 2, before reverting back to Group 3 status in 2014. Held at Royal Randwick Racecourse, the Up And Coming is named in honour of the 1959 Warwick Stakes winner, Up And Coming.
Horses that race in this event generally go on to compete in the Group 3 Spring Stakes and the Group 3 Gloaming Stakes. Dating back to 1979, this event has an impressive honour roll which includes Marscay (1982), Sir Dapper (1983), Star Watch (1988), Mahogany (1993), General Nediym (1997), Testa Rossa (1999), Exceed And Excel (2003) and Fastnet Rock (2004).
|2016||WINX||HUGH BOWMAN||CHRIS WALLER||01:23.8|
|2015||ROYAL DESCENT||HUGH BOWMAN||CHRIS WALLER||01:21.5|
|2014||TIGER TEES||GLYN SCHOFIELD||JOE PRIDE||01.27.7|
|2013||VEYRON||CHRISTIAN REITH||LINDA LAING||01.21.5|
|2012||PINWHEEL||KERRIN MCEVOY||PETER SNOWDEN||01.22.5|
|2011||PINWHEEL||KERRIN MCEVOY||PETER SNOWDEN||01.25.8|
|2010||METAL BENDER||TIM CLARK||CHRIS WALLER||01.24.2|
|2009||TRUSTING||CHRIS MUNCE||JASON COYLE||01.21.5|
|2008||RACING TO WIN||HUGH BOWMAN||JOHN O’SHEA||01.24.5|
|2006||COURT’S IN SESSION||DANNY BEASLEY||GUY WALTER||01.23.3|
* Race was not held in 2007 due to outbreak of equine influenza