Stan Fox Stakes 2017

Saturday 9th September

Ladbrokes Tip: Stan Fox horses can back-up in Melbourne’s Caulfield Guineas at good odds!

The Stan Fox Stakes is a Group 2 race for three-year-olds run on Golden Pendant Day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in late September each Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.The meeting is host to three Group 2 races with the Stan Fox Stakes run on the same day as the $400,000 Group 2 Golden Pendant (1400m) for fillies and mares as well as the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m).

Run at set weights over 1500m, the Stan Fox Stakes offers a total of $200,000 in prize money and makes a nice lead-up to the next month’s Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) in Melbourne.Recent horses to complete the Stan Fox Stakes – Caulfield Guineas double include Press Statement (2015) and Shooting To Win (2014).

The next edition of the Stan Fox Stakes takes place on Saturday 9th September, 2017.

Stan Fox Stakes Field

The Stan Fox Stakes field attracts a line-up of the season’s best middle-distance three-year-olds many looking to extend their form over a miler or further later during the carnival.

Runners may be backing-up from a tougher run in the Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m), also held at Rosehill. In 2015 Press Statement improved on a Golden Rose fifth to win the Stan Fox and then the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas over the mile in Victoria next run. That year’s Stan Fox runner-up Shards also came out of the Golden Rose (7th) as did the third-placed Rageese (4th).

The previous year (2014), Shooting To Win ran third in the Golden Rose before also completing the Stan Fox Stakes – Caulfield Guineas double. That year’s Golden Rose Stakes runner-up Scissor Kick also ran second in the Stan Fox Stakes.

Manawanui won the Golden Rose Stakes – Stan Fox Stakes double in 2011 before a second in the Caulfield Guineas top Helmet. The Golden Rose – Stan Fox double was also achieved in 2009 by Denman.

Stan Fox Stakes nominations close the Monday before the race runs on the Saturday and the final field and barriers are released on the Wednesday.

Stan Fox Stakes Betting

Stan Fox Stakes odds favour local Sydney gallopers coming off a good lead-up run in the Golden Rose Stakes at Rosehill a fortnight earlier. Stan Fox Stakes betting favourites have a strong recent record in the race and runners looking like they’ll see out a mile usually sit high up the bookies’ markets.

If there’s an odds-on favourite, they usually get the job done for Stan Fox Stakes punters.

Stan Fox Stakes Tips

Good Stan Fox Stakes tips include looking for locally-trained three-year-olds with winning form over 1400m and the best out of the Golden Rose Stakes at the track earlier in the spring.

Backing the favourite is another successful Stan Fox Stakes betting tip to take, as is looking at the winner next-up in the markets for Melbourne’s Caulfield Guineas.

Stan Fox Stakes Form Guide

The Stan Fox Stakes form guide features all the need to know race information like the jockeys and trainers of all the runners as well as their barrier draw and lead-up form. The best form line to follow into the Stan Fox Stakes is that coming out of the Golden Rose Stakes that has produced more winners of the Group 2 than any other race.

The Stan Fox Stakes form also stacks up in better spring features including the Caulfield Guineas, a popular interstate betting double during the carnival season, as well as Sydney’s Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m). In 2013 Criterion ran second in both the Stan Fox and Spring Champion before a fourth in the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Stan Fox Stakes Results

Stan Fox Stakes results have been dominated by single-figure fancies and the favourites in the past decade. Notable recent Stan Fox Stakes winners include Press Statement (2015), Shooting To Win (2014), Manawanui (2011) and Lonhro (2011).

2016 Stan Fox Stakes Results

The Results of the 2016 edition of the race will be published here as soon as it is run.


Stan Fox Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2015 Press Statement Shards Rageese 1:31.9
2014 Shooting To Win Scissor Kick Valentia 1:29.1
2013 Eurozone Criterion Aussies Love Sport 1:30.1
2012 Kabayan Albrecht Divine Moon 1:31.6
2011 Manawanui Roma Giaconda Cocky Raider 1:21.4
2010 Decision Time Top Drop Halekulani 1:23.1
2009 Denman Run For Naara More Than Great 1:23.8
2008 Dreamscape Whitefriars Judge Me Not 1:22.4
2007 Race Not Run
2006 Court Command Antidotes Cinque 1:22.1
2005 Paratroopers Primus Testafiable 1:22.3
2004 Wager Spirit of Tara Swick 1:22.5
2003 Ambulance Classy Dane Hasna 1:22.9
2002 Rare Insight Magic Marvo Choisir 1:24.0
2001 Lonhro Magic Albert Stylish Lass 1:24.0
2000 Dynamic Love Sale Of Century Ateates 1:21.7