Blazer Stakes News

Seven-year-old mare Lady Lynette has won the Group 2 Blazer Stakes at Flemington on Turnbul Stakes Day. The 2011 Blazer Stakes started with an almost capacity field of 15 top quality mares for the 1400m race worth $200,000 in prize money. Lady Lynette, trained by David & Scott Brunton and…


Blazer Stakes

The Blazer Stakes, also commonly known as the Rose Of Kingston Stakes, is an Australian Group Two thoroughbred horse race. Open to mares four-years-old and above, the Blazer Stakes is run at set weights and penalties over 1400 metres. The Blazer Stakes forms part of Flemington Racecourses Turnbull Stakes Day, and as such the illustrious Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Traditionally held in October, the Blazer Stakes is worth an impressive $200,000.

Blazer Stakes Race Information

  • Date: October
  • Racecourse: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Race Type: 4YO+ Mares, Set Weights & Penalties
  • Group Listing: Group Two
  • Prize Money: $200,000

Blazer Stakes – History & Betting

The Blazer Stakes is a relatively new race to the Australian calendar, first run in 1990 with Piper’s Belle claiming the inaugural win. Originally a Listed race, the Blazer Stakes became raised to Group Three status in 1997, reaching Group Two recognition in 2006.

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Over the years the Blazer Stakes has been known by several different names including the Honda Prelude, the The Flag International, the Hardy Bros Prelude, the Blazer Menswear Stakes, the Jayco Stakes, the Melbourne Carnival Stakes, the UCI Stakes and found its current name in 2008. Throughout its being, the race has always been referred to as the Rose Of Kingston Stakes, named as such after the 1981-82 Australia Champion Racehorse of the Year – Rose of Kingston.

When it comes to betting on the Blazer Stakes, online bookies are the only way to go. With continuously updated odds, reputable online bookies such as Luxbet provide the most handsome payouts. Don’t worry about getting to the local TAB before it closes, or dealing with the busy traffic, just sign up online! It only takes a couple of minutes, and then you are able to take full advantage of the benefits online wagering can offer you.

Below we have listed recent winners of the Blazer Stakes alongside the times they recorded. Take a look, then before you head to Luxbet to place your punt, see if there are any similarities between previous winners, and this year’s hopefuls.

Year Winner Time
2011 Lady Lynette 1.24.16
2010 Palacio De Cristal 1.23.97
2009 Cats Whisker 1.22.4
2008 Bellini Rose 1.24.1
2007 Vormista 1.23.9
2006 Divine Madonna 1.23.3
2005 Sky Cuddle 1.23.5
2004 Skewiff 1.22.4
2003 Vocabulary 1.24.1
2002 Hosannah 1.23.8
2001 Tickle My 1.25.7
2000 Ramano’s Star 1.23.7