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Sistema Stakes is a Group 1 race run under Set Weight conditions for two year olds at Ellerslie race course conducted by the Auckland Racing Club.
The Sistema Stakes is run over 1200m.
The Sistema Stakes is the first of the G1 races for juveniles in New Zealand.
Summer Passage won this race in 2017 then was just touched off in the AJC Sires during the Championships at Randwick.
Cool Aza Beel completed the Karaka Million/Sistema Stakes double in 2020. He was part of a collective 4 G1 winners on both sides of the Tasman for Jamie Richards and Opie Bosson within a week.
Opie Bosson has won 7 of the last 10 runnings of the Sistema Stakes.
Yourdeel would go on to win the Manawatu Sires Produce afterwards before transferring to Australia.
The Sistema Stakes was worth NZ$200,000 in 2020.
Some recent winners of Sistema Stakes include Cool Aza Beel (2020), Summer Passage (2017), Dal Cielo (2015), Ruud Awakening (2013), Anabandana (2011), Fully Fledged (2008) and Alamosa (2007).
The 2020 Sistema Stakes was won by Cool Aza Beel from Vernazza and Kelly Renee.
Previous Sistema Stakes Winners
| COOL AZA BEEL (NZ) 2C |
SAVABEEL (AUS) - COOL 'N' SASSY (AUS) TESTA ROSSA (AUS)
|O P BOSSON||56.5||JAMIE RICHARDS||1|
| YOURDEEL (NZ) 2G |
DUNDEEL (NZ) - MISS ZAPPER (AUS) RED RANSOM (USA)
|O P BOSSON||56.5||JAMIE RICHARDS||9|
| SWORD OF OSMAN (NZ) 2G |
SAVABEEL (AUS) - BUNYAH (IRE) DISTANT VIEW (USA)
|O P BOSSON||56.5||STEPHEN AUTRIDGE||1|
| SUMMER PASSAGE (AUS) 2C |
SNITZEL (AUS) - SUBSEQUENT (AUS) ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS)
|B SHINN||56.5||LANCE O'SULLIVAN & ANDREW SCOTT||10|
| HEROIC VALOUR (AUS) 2C |
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - MYRRH (NZ) NASSIPOUR (USA)
|J K RIDDELL||56.5||STEPHEN AUTRIDGE||9|
| DAL CIELO (NZ) 2G |
PER INCANTO (USA) - CENT FROM HEAVEN (NZ) CENTAINE (AUS)
|O P BOSSON||56.5||MURRAY BAKER & ANDREW FORSMAN||5|
| VESPA (NZ) 2C |
ELUSIVE CITY (USA) - MISS AVALON (IRE) FANTASTIC LIGHT (USA)
|M R DU PLESSIS||56.5||JOHNO BENNER||8|
| RUUD AWAKENING (AUS) 2F |
BERNARDINI (USA) - DAWN ALMIGHTY (AUS) DANEHILL (USA)
|O P BOSSON||54.5||STEPHEN MARSH||1|
| TOUGHER THAN EVER (NZ) 2C |
GENERAL NEDIYM (AUS) - RATHLIN ISLAND (AUS) GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (USA)
|O P BOSSON||56.5||JASON BRIDGMAN||4|
| ANABANDANA (AUS) 2F |
ANABAA (USA) - GREAT NOTICE (USA) NUREYEV (USA)
|O P BOSSON||54.5||D SELLWOOD||5|
| BANCHEE (NZ) 2F |
ORATORIO (IRE) - MISS JESSIE JAY (NZ) SPECTACULARPHANTOM (USA)
|L G INNES||54.5||J G SARGENT||1|
| KAAPTAN (NZ) 2G |
KAAPSTAD (NZ) - FANNY BLACK (NZ) CHEM (USA)
|C J GRYLLS||56.0||STEPHEN MCKEE||3|
| FULLY FLEDGED (NZ) 2C |
ALIGN (AUS) - FLEDGED (AUS) BLUEBIRD (USA)
|L G INNES||56.0||M BAKER||3|
| ALAMOSA (NZ) 2C |
O'REILLY (NZ) - LODORE MYSTIC (NZ) CENTAINE (AUS)
|G MCKEON||56.0||PETER MCKAY||1|
| JOKERS WILD (NZ) 2C |
BLACK MINNALOUSHE (USA) - MISS RORY (AUS) RORY'S JESTER (AUS)
|M T COLEMAN||56.0||M MORONEY & A SCOTT||2|
| MI JUBILEE (NZ) 2F |
HOWBADDOUWANTIT (USA) - MI STEEL (NZ) MI PREFERIDO (USA)
|DAVID WALKER||54.0||STEPHEN CRUTCHLEY||2|
| IFLOOXCOULDKILL (NZ) 2F |
DAGGERS DRAWN (USA) - HEAR'S HOPING (NZ) DALMISTER (USA)
|L G INNES||54.0||P O'SULLIVAN||7|
| MAROOFITY (NZ) 2G |
MAROOF (USA) - HOWKUDAI (NZ) DON'T FORGET ME (IRE)
|L A O'SULLIVAN||55.5||MARK WALKER||4|
| GROUT (NZ) 2G |
GOLD BROSE (AUS) - KAAPSTAD GLAMOUR (NZ) KAAPSTAD (NZ)
|M J WALKER||55.5||A SHARROCK||10|
| KAPISTON (AUS) 2F |
LAKE CONISTON (IRE) - KAPETOILE (NZ) KAAPSTAD (NZ)
|M T COLEMAN||54.5||M MORONEY & A SCOTT||6|
| WINGED FOOT (NZ) 2G |
MAROOF (USA) - RICAMO (NZ) KAAPSTAD (NZ)
|G J GRYLLS||55.5||ROBERT PRISCOTT||1|
Trainer Jamie Richards is enjoying being back in a familiar routine as the Te Akau Racing operation gears up for a return to the racetrack in the coming months.