Tea Rose Stakes
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The Tea Rose Stakes is a Group 2 race run under Set Weights conditions for three year old fillies at Randwick conducted by the Australian Turf Club.
The Tea Rose Stakes is run over 1400m. It was first run in 1980 and was won by Dark Eclipse.
The Tea Rose Stakes was always run at Rosehill (bar 1991) but has been at Randwick since 2012.
The Tea Rose Stakes was originally 1400m, then predominantly 1500m until the shortening when moved to Randwick.
The Tea Rose Stakes was Listed until 1982 then Group 3 up to 1985 then Group 2.
This is the traditional lead up to the Flight Stakes. Only three times since 1999 has the Tea Rose Stakes not provided the winner of the Flight.
Foxplay came back in the Autumn in 2017 to win the G1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes at Randwick over The Championships.
Fillies to take the Furious Stakes/Tea Rose Stakes double (18 times) – last time was Dame Giselle (2020).
Fillies to take the Tea Rose Stakes/Flight Stakes double are Funstar, Alizee, First Seal, Guelph, Streama, More Joyous, Samantha Miss, Cheeky Choice, Ha Ha, Unworldly, Danglissa, Sunline, Assertive Lass, Pontal Lass, Danarani and Angst.
Dame Giselle in 2020 won the first three legs of the Princess Series in taking the Tea Rose Stakes.
Burst and Ha Ha are the only two Golden Slipper winners to win the Tea Rose Stakes.
The 2007 race was not held due to the Equine Influenza break out.
The Tea Rose Stakes was worth $200,000 in 2021.
Notable winners of the Tea Rose Stakes include Four Moves Ahead (2021), Dame Giselle (2020), Funstar (2019), Alizee (2017), Foxplay (2016), First Seal (2014), Guelph (2013), Streama (2011), More Joyous (2009), Samantha Miss (2008), Cheeky Choice (2006), Mnemosyne (2005), Shamekha (2003), Victory Vein (2002), Ha Ha (2001), Unworldly (2000), Danglissa (1999), Sunline (1998), Stella Cadente (1997), Assertive Lass (1996), Pontal Lass (1995), Danarani (1994), Angst (1993), Burst (1992), Bold Promise (1991), Whisked (1990), Tristanagh (1989), Emancipation (1982) and Dark Eclipse (1980).
The 2021 Tea Rose Stakes was won by Four Moves Ahead from Mallory and Swift Witness.
Previous Tea Rose Stakes Winners
| FOUR MOVES AHEAD (AUS) 3F |
SNITZEL (AUS) - DOULMERA (USA) MR. GREELEY (USA)
|N RAWILLER||56.0||J G SARGENT||9|
| DAME GISELLE (AUS) 3F |
I AM INVINCIBLE (AUS) - BALLET SOCIETY (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
|TOMMY BERRY||56.0||P & P SNOWDEN||5|
| FUNSTAR (AUS) 3F |
ADELAIDE (IRE) - STARSPANGLED (IRE) DANEHILL (USA)
|JAMES MCDONALD||56.0||CHRIS WALLER||5|
| MISS FABULASS (AUS) 3F |
FRANKEL (GB) - SAMANTHA MISS (AUS) REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS)
|K MCEVOY||56.0||KRIS LEES||4|
| ALIZEE (AUS) 3F |
SEPOY (AUS) - ESSAOUIRA (AUS) EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS)
|G SCHOFIELD||56.0||JAMES CUMMINGS||5|
| FOXPLAY (AUS) 3F |
FOXWEDGE (AUS) - BUTTERS (USA) EL PRADO (IRE)
|J BOWMAN||56.0||CHRIS WALLER||3|
| PEARLS (AUS) 3F |
EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) - ACCESSORIES (GB) SINGSPIEL (IRE)
|SAM CLIPPERTON||56.0||JOHN O'SHEA||6|
| FIRST SEAL (AUS) 3F |
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - EPISODE (AUS) SCENIC (IRE)
|B SHINN||56.0||JOHN P THOMPSON||1|
| GUELPH (AUS) 3F |
EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) - CAMARILLA (AUS) ELUSIVE QUALITY (USA)
|J BOWMAN||56.0||PETER SNOWDEN||4|
| LONGPORT (AUS) 3F |
CASINO PRINCE (AUS) - OCEAN BRIDGE (AUS) DOLPHIN STREET (FR)
|J CASSIDY||56.0||JOHN P THOMPSON||5|
| STREAMA (AUS) 3F |
STRATUM (AUS) - PENSIAMO (AUS) SOVEREIGN RED (NZ)
|J BOWMAN||56.0||G H WALTER||1|
| MORE STRAWBERRIES (AUS) 3F |
MORE THAN READY (USA) - MILVA (USA) STRAWBERRY ROAD (AUS)
|J CASSIDY||56.0||MS G WATERHOUSE||3|
| MORE JOYOUS (NZ) 3F |
MORE THAN READY (USA) - SUNDAY JOY (AUS) SUNDAY SILENCE (USA)
|N RAWILLER||56.0||MS G WATERHOUSE||1|
| SAMANTHA MISS (AUS) 3F |
REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS) - MILLIYET (NZ) ZABEEL (NZ)
|J BOWMAN||56.0||KRIS LEES||7|
| CHEEKY CHOICE (AUS) 3F |
REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS) - CHRISTCHURCH (AUS) CAESOUR (USA)
|J BOWMAN||55.5||MS G WATERHOUSE||2|
| MNEMOSYNE (AUS) 3F |
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) - MY JULIET (AUS) CAN'T FIGHT FATE (AUS)
|D BEADMAN||55.5||JOHN HAWKES||2|
| PRISONER OF LOVE (AUS) 3F |
CANNY LAD (AUS) - PROFESSIONELLE (NZ) CENTAINE (AUS)
|J BOWMAN||55.5||G H WALTER||6|
| SHAMEKHA (AUS) 3F |
SECRET SAVINGS (USA) - LIFETIME STORY (AUS) DON'T SAY HALO (USA)
|J CASSIDY||55.5||MS G WATERHOUSE||6|
| VICTORY VEIN (AUS) 3F |
MR. HENRYSEE (USA) - PROTECTIVE (AUS) OPERA PRINCE (AUS)
|D BEASLEY||55.5||BEDE MURRAY||7|
| HA HA (AUS) 3F |
DANEHILL (USA) - VERY DROLL (AUS) CROWN JESTER (AUS)
|J CASSIDY||55.5||MS G WATERHOUSE||1|
| UNWORLDLY (AUS) 3F |
QUEST FOR FAME (GB) - SPIRIT (AUS) DANEHILL (USA)
|L V CASSIDY||55.5||JOHN HAWKES||2|
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