Tancred Stakes Information, Betting Preview & Tips

Preview of The Tancred Stakes – to be run over 2400m at Rosehill Racecourse on Saturday March 31, 2018.

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THE BMW INFORMATION

Event Date:

 

31 MARCH 2018

Location:

 

ROSEHILL

Distance:

 

2400m

Race Type:

 

WEIGHT-FOR-AGE

Status:

 

GROUP 1

Previous (Year) Winner:

 

ALMANDIN

Event Record: 

 

GRAND ZULU 2.25:78secs

Prize Money

 

$1.5 MILLION

 

 

THE TANCRED STAKES HISTORY

  • The $1.5 million The Tancred Stakes was first run in 1963 as the Tancred Cup, but was run as the BMW since 2002 until 2017.
  • It is officially registered as the H E Tancred Stakes after the Sydney Turf Club’s former chairman Henry Eugene Tancred.
  • It is run at Rosehill Racecourse over the distance of 2400m.
  • It is run under weightfor-age conditions for three-year-old and older horses.
  • It is a Group 1 race.
  • The Tancred Stakes is regarded as one of the top staying tests in Australia and is the second biggest race on the annual calendar at Rosehill behind the Golden Slipper.
  • The 2400m start at Rosehill is a 250m run to the turn so inside barriers are an advantage.
  • The Many of Australia’s most noted stayers have won the Tancred Stakes, including Tuesday Joy (2008), Makybe Diva (2005), Ethereal (2002), Tie The Knot (1999-2000), Might And Power (1998) and Octagonal (1996-97) and Our Poetic Prince (1989).
  • The race is of international significance with the last New Zealander stayer to win the race being Silent Achiever in 2014.
  • The first winner of the Tancred Cup was Maidenhead in 1963.
  • The most successful jockey is Shane Dye who won the race five times on Dr Grace (1991), Stony Bay (1995), Octagonal (1997), and Tie The Knot (1999 and 2000).
  • The Tancred Stakes is popular with punters because favourites have such a great record in the race.

 

THE TANCRED STAKES FORMAT

  • Restricted to a maximum of 16 starters.
  • Run over the Flat and entry is through nomination with the best field selected at final acceptances.
  • The final field is released on Tuesday March 28, 2018.
  • The Australian Cup, run at Flemington on March 10, is a key lead up into The Tancred Stakes. The 2017 winner Jameka ran second in the Australian Cup in the same year.
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THE TANCRED STAKES TROPHY

  • The Tancred Stakes Trophy is a magnificent Cup.

 

THE TANCRED STAKES RESULTS

Year

Winner

Weight (kg)

Jockey

Trainer

2018

ALMANDIN

59kg

Kerrin McEvoy

Liam Howley

2017

JAMEKA

56.5kg

Hugh Bowman

Ciaron Maher

2016

PERFERMENT

58.5kg

Hugh Bowman

Chris Waller

2015

HARTNELL

57.5kg

James McDonald

John O’Shea

2014

SILENT ACHIEVER

57kg

Kerrin McEvoy

Roger James

2013

FIVEANDAHALFSTAR

54.5kg

Hugh Bowman

Anthony Cummings

2012

MANIGHAR

59kg

Luke Nolen

Peter Moody

2011

CEDARBERG

58.5kg

Damien Oliver

Pat Carey

2010

LITTORIO

59kg

Craig Williams

Nigel Blackiston

2009

FIUMICINO

59kg

Jim Cassidy

John, Wayne & Michael Hawkes

2008

TUESDAY JOY

56kg

Darren Beadman

Gai Waterhouse

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