List of Australian Group races

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This List of Australian Group races is recognized as a list of Australia's classified Black type thoroughbred horse races. [1]


The Pattern Committee of the Australian Racing Board (ARB) [2] recommends which races shall be designated as Group and Listed races for the racing season. The current list is for the 20192020 Australian Racing season and the 20192020 which began on Monday, 1 August 2019.

Group 1,2 and 3 races

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Race NameGroupStakes [lower-alpha 1] AgeSexWeightDistance [lower-alpha 2] RacecourseDate
A D Hollindale Stakes 2$358,0003YO+Openwfa1800Gold Coast2020-05-02 [lower-alpha 3]
A J Moir Stakes 1$500,000OpenOpenwfa1000Moonee Valley2019-09-27
A J Scahill Stakes 3$250,0003YO+Openwfa1400Ascot2019-12-14
A.V Kewney Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1400Flemington2020-03-07
Adelaide Cup 2$400,000OpenOpenhcp3200Morphettville2020-03-09
Adrian Knox Quality Stakes 3$200,0003YOFilliesqlty2000Randwick2020-04-04
Ajax Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openqlty1500Rosehill2020-03-14
Alexandra Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p1600Moonee Valley2020-03-20
Alister Clark Stakes 2$200,0003YOOpensw2040Moonee Valley2020-03-13
All Aged Stakes 1$480,000OpenOpenwfa1400Randwick2020-04-18
Angst Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1600Randwick2019-10-12
Angus Armanasco Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1400Caulfield2020-02-22
Apollo Stakes 2$250,0003YO+Openwfa1400Randwick2020-02-15
Arrowfield 3yo Sprint 2$1,000,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YOOpensw1200Randwick2020-04-11
Asian Beau Stakes 3$150,0003YO+Openhcp1400Ascot2019-11-02
Aspiration Quality 3$160,0003YO+F&Mqlty1600Randwick2020-03-07
Australian Derby 1$2,000,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YOOpensw2400Randwick2020-04-04
Australian Oaks 1$1,000,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YOFilliessw2400Randwick2020-04-11
Aurie's Star Handicap 3$160,000OpenOpenhcp1200Flemington2019-08-10
Australia Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openwfa1200Moonee Valley2020-01-24
Australian Cup 1$1,500,0003YO+Openwfa2000Flemington2020-03-07
Australian Guineas 1$1,000,0003YOOpensw1600Flemington2020-02-29
Autumn Stakes 2$200,0003YOOpensw+p1400Caulfield2020-02-08
B J McLachlan Stakes 3$200,0002YOOpensw1200Doomben2019-12-28
Begonia Belle Stakes 3$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1100Flemington2019-11-02
Belle Of The Turf Stakes 3$160,0003YO+F&Mqlty1600Gosford2019-12-27
Belmont Sprint 3$150,000OpenOpenwfa1400Belmont2020-06-30
Bendigo Cup 3$300,000OpenOpenhcp2400Bendigo2019-10-30
Bill Ritchie Handicap 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1400Randwick2019-09-21
Bill Stutt Stakes 2$200,0003YOOpensw1600Moonee Valley2019-09-27
Birthday Card Stakes 3$160,0003YO+F&Mqlty1200Rosehill2020-03-21
Black Opal Stakes 3$250,0002YOOpensw+p1200Canberra2020-03-08
Blamey Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Opensw+p1600Flemington2020-03-07
Bletchingly Stakes 3$160,000OpenOpenwfa1200Caulfield2020-07-25
Blue Diamond Prelude C&G 3$200,0002YOC&Gsw1100Caulfield2020-02-08
Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies 2$200,0002YOFilliessw1100Caulfield2020-02-08
Blue Diamond Preview Fillies 3$160,0002YOFilliessw+p1000Caulfield2020-01-25
Blue Diamond Stakes 1$1,500,0002YOOpensw1200Caulfield2020-02-22
Blue Sapphire Stakes 3$350,0003YOOpensw1200Caulfield2019-10-16
Bobbie Lewis Quality 2$200,0004YO+Openqlty1200Flemington2019-09-14
Bow Mistress Trophy 3$125,0003YO+F&Mwfa1200Elwick2020-02-07
BRC Sprint 3$125,000OpenOpenqlty1350Doomben2020-05-09
Breeders' Plate 3$160,0002YOC&Gsw1000Randwick2019-10-05
Breeders' Stakes 3$120,0002YOOpensw1200Morphettville2020-04-25
Brisbane Cup 2$300,0003YO+Openqlty2400Eagle Farm2020-06-06 [lower-alpha 5]
C.F. Orr Stakes 1$500,000OpenOpenwfa1400Caulfield2020-02-08
Cameron Handicap 3$160,000OpenOpenhcp1500Newcastle2019-09-20
Canonbury Stakes 3$160,0002YOC&Gsw+p1100Rosehill2020-02-01
Cantala Stakes 1$1,000,000OpenOpenqlty1600Flemington2019-11-02
Canterbury Stakes 1$500,0003YO+Openwfa1300Randwick2020-03-07
Carbine Club Stakes (ATC) 3$200,0003YOOpensw+p1600Randwick2020-04-04
Carbine Club Stakes (VRC) 3$200,0003YOOpensw+p1600Flemington2019-11-02
Carlyon Cup 3$160,000OpenOpensw+p1600Caulfield2020-02-08
Caulfield Autumn Classic 2$200,0003YOOpensw1800Caulfield2020-02-22
Caulfield Classic 3$350,0003YOOpensw+p2000Caulfield2019-10-19
Caulfield Cup 1$5,000,0003YO+Openhcp2400Caulfield2019-10-19
Caulfield Guineas 1$2,000,0003YOOpensw1600Caulfield2019-10-12
Caulfield Guineas Prelude 3$175,0003YOC&Gsw+p1400Caulfield2019-09-29
Caulfield Sprint 2$200,000OpenOpenhcp1100Caulfield2019-10-19
Caulfield Stakes 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa2000Caulfield2019-10-12
Chairman's Handicap (ATC) 2$300,0003YO+Openqlty2600Randwick2020-04-04
Chairman's Handicap (BRC) 3$125,0003YO+Openqlty2000Doomben2020-05-30
Chairman's Stakes (MRC) 3$160,0002YOOpensw+p1100Caulfield2020-02-01
Chairman's Stakes (SAJC) 3$120,0003YOOpensw2000Morphettville2020-04-25
Challenge Stakes 2$500,0003YO+Openwfa1000Randwick2020-03-07
Champagne Classic 2$175,0002YOOpensw1200Doomben2020-05-23
Champagne Stakes 1$400,0002YOOpensw1600Randwick2020-04-18
Chatham Stakes 3$200,000OpenOpenhcp1400Flemington2019-11-07
Chelmsford Stakes 2$250,0003YO+Openwfa1600Randwick2019-09-07
Chipping Norton Stakes 1$600,0003YO+Openwfa1600Randwick2020-02-29
Colin Stephen Quality Handicap 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty2400Rosehill2019-09-28
Colonel Reeves Stakes 3$150,0003YO+Opensw+p1100Ascot2019-11-16
Concorde Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Opensw+p1000Randwick2019-09-07
Coolmore Classic 1$600,0003YO+F&Mqlty1500Rosehill2020-03-14
Coolmore Legacy 1$500,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YO+F&Mwfa1600Randwick2020-04-11
Coolmore Stud Stakes 1$1,000,0003YOOpensw1200Flemington2019-11-02
Coongy Handicap 3$160,000OpenOpenhcp2000Caulfield2019-10-16
Craven Plate 3$500,0003YO+Openwfa2000Randwick2019-10-19
Crystal Mile 2$200,0003YO+Openwfa1600Moonee Valley2019-10-26
C S Hayes Stakes 3$160,0003YOC&Gsw+p1400Flemington2020-02-15
Dane Ripper Stakes 2$200,000OpenF&Msw+p1400Eagle Farm2020-06-06 [lower-alpha 5]
Danehill Stakes 2$200,0003YOOpensw+p1200Flemington2019-09-14
Dark Jewel Classic 3$160,000OpenF&Mqlty1400Rosehill [lower-alpha 6] 2020-05-16
David Coles AM Spring Stakes 3$120,000OpenOpenwfa1200Morphettville2019-08-17
D.C. McKay Stakes 3$120,0003YO+Openqlty1100Morphettville2020-05-02
Doncaster Mile 1$1,500,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YO+Openhcp1600Randwick2020-04-04
Doncaster Prelude 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1500Rosehill2020-03-28
Doomben 10,000 1$700,0003YO+Openwfa1200Doomben2020-05-08 [lower-alpha 5]
Doomben Cup 1$650,0003YO+Openwfa2000Doomben2020-05-16 [lower-alpha 5]
Doomben Roses 2$175,0003YOFilliessw2000Doomben2020-06-13
Easter Cup 3$128,000OpenOpenhcp2000Caulfield2020-04-11
Eclipse Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1800Sandown2019-11-16
Edward Manifold Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1600Flemington2019-10-05
Emancipation Stakes 2$200,0003YO+F&Msw+p1500Rosehill2020-03-28
Epona Stakes 3$160,0003YO+F&Msw+p1900Rosehill2020-03-21
Epsom Handicap 1$1,000,0003YO+Openhcp1600Randwick2019-10-05
Eskimo Prince Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1200Warwick Farm2020-02-08 [lower-alpha 7]
Ethereal Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p2000Caulfield2019-10-19
Euclase Stakes 2$175,0003YOOpensw1200Morphettville2020-05-02
Expressway Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openwfa1200Rosehill2020-02-01
Festival Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1500Rosehill2019-11-30
Flight Stakes 1$500,0003YOFilliessw1600Randwick2019-10-05
Frances Tressady Stakes 3$160,0003YO+F&Msw+p1400Flemington2020-02-29
Frank Packer Plate 3$140,0003YOOpensw2000Randwick2020-04-18
Fred Best Classic 3$150,0003YOOpensw1400Eagle Farm2020-05-30
Furious Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1200Randwick2019-09-07
Futurity Stakes 1$500,0003YO+Openwfa1400Caulfield2020-02-22
Geelong Cup 3$300,000OpenOpenhcp2400Geelong2019-10-23
Geoffrey Belmaine Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1200Caulfield2020-02-08
George Main Stakes 1$500,0003YO+Openwfa1600Randwick2019-09-21
George Moore Stakes 3$200,000OpenOpenqlty1200Doomben2019-11-30
George Ryder Stakes 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa1500Rosehill2020-03-21
Gilgai Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Opensw+p1200Flemington2019-10-05
Gimcrack Stakes (ATC) 3$160,0002YOFilliessw1000Randwick2019-10-05
Gimcrack Stakes (PR) 3$150,0002YOFilliessw+p1100Ascot2020-03-21
Glenlogan Park Stakes 3$150,000OpenF&Msw+p1300Eagle Farm2020-05-23 [lower-alpha 5]
Gloaming Stakes 3$200,0003YOOpensw1800Rosehill2019-09-28
Godolphin Crown 3$140,0003YO+F&Msw+p1300Rosehill [lower-alpha 8] 2020-04-25
Gold Coast Guineas 3$125,0003YOOpensw1200Gold Coast2020-05-16 [lower-alpha 9]
Golden Pendant 2$400,0003YO+F&Msw+p1400Rosehill2019-09-28
Golden Rose Stakes 1$1,000,0003YOOpensw1400Rosehill2019-09-28
Golden Slipper Stakes 1$3,500,0002YOOpensw1200Rosehill2020-03-21
Grand Prix Stakes 3$150,0003YOOpensw2200Eagle Farm2020-05-23 [lower-alpha 5]
Gunsynd Classic 3$115,0003YOOpensw1600Eagle Farm2020-05-23
Guy Walter Stakes 2$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1400Randwick2020-02-29
H E Tancred Stakes 1$1,500,0003YO+Openwfa2400Rosehill2020-03-28
Hall Mark Stakes 3$140,0003YO+Opensw+p1200Randwick2020-04-18
Hawkesbury Gold Cup 3$160,0003YO+Openhcp1600Rosehill [lower-alpha 8] 2020-04-25
Hawkesbury Guineas 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1400Rosehill [lower-alpha 8] 2020-04-25
HDF McNeil Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1200Caulfield2019-08-31
Herbert Power Stakes 2$400,0003YO+Openqlty2400Caulfield2019-10-12
Hill Stakes 2$500,0003YO+Openwfa2000Randwick2019-10-05
Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes 3$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1400Flemington2019-11-05
Hobart Cup 3$200,000OpenOpenhcp2400Elwick2020-02-09
Hobartville Stakes 2$400,0003YOOpensw1400Rosehill2020-02-22
Hot Danish Stakes 2$500,0003YO+F&Msw1400Rosehill2019-11-09
How Now Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1200Caulfield2019-09-21
Hyperion Stakes 3$150,0003YO+Openwfa1600Belmont2020-06-13
Inglis Sires' 1$500,000 [lower-alpha 4] 2YOOpensw1400Randwick2020-04-04
J.J. Atkins 1$350,0002YOOpensw1600Eagle Farm2020-06-06
James H B Carr Stakes 3$140,0003YOFilliessw+p1400Randwick2020-04-18
Japan Racing Association Plate 3$140,0003YO+Openqlty2000Randwick2020-04-18
John F. Feehan Stakes 2$250,0003YO+Openwfa1600Moonee Valley2019-09-07
JRA Cup 3$200,000OpenOpenqlty2040Moonee Valley2019-09-27
Karrakatta Plate 2$500,0002YOOpensw1200Ascot2020-04-04
Kembla Grange Classic 3$200,0003YOFilliessw+p1600Kembla Grange2020-03-13
Ken Russell Memorial Classic 3$125,0002YOOpensw1350Gold Coast2020-05-16 [lower-alpha 9]
Kevin Hayes Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p1200Caulfield2020-02-08
Kevin Heffernan Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Openwfa1300Sandown2019-11-16
Kindergarten Stakes 3$200,0002YOOpensw1100Randwick2020-04-04
Kingsford-Smith Cup 1$700,000OpenOpenwfa1300Eagle Farm2020-05-23 [lower-alpha 5]
Kingston Town Classic 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa1800Ascot2019-12-07
Kingston Town Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Opensw+p2000Randwick2019-09-21
La Trice Classic 3$150,0003YO+F&Msw+p1800Ascot2020-01-04
Ladies Day Vase 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1600Caulfield2019-10-16
Launceston Cup 3$200,000OpenOpenhcp2400Mowbray2020-02-26
Let's Elope Stakes 2$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1400Flemington2019-09-14
Lexus Stakes 3$300,0003YO+Openqlty2500Flemington2019-11-02
Light Fingers Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1200Randwick2020-02-15
Black Caviar Lightning 1$750,000OpenOpenwfa1000Flemington2020-02-15
Linlithgow Stakes 2$300,0003YO+Openhcp1200Flemington2019-11-02
Liverpool City Cup 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1300Randwick2020-02-29
Lord Mayor's Cup 3$125,0003YO+Openqlty1600Eagle Farm2020-05-23 [lower-alpha 5]
Lord Reims Stakes 3$120,0003YO+Opensw+p2600Morphettville2020-02-29
Mackinnon Stakes 1$1,500,000OpenOpenwfa2000Flemington2019-11-09
Magic Night Stakes 3$175,0002YOFilliessw1200Rosehill2020-03-14
Makybe Diva Stakes 1$750,0003YO+Openwfa1600Flemington2019-09-14
Manfred Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1200Caulfield2020-02-01
Manikato Stakes 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa1200Moonee Valley2019-10-25
Mannerism Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1400Caulfield2020-02-22
Maribyrnong Plate 3$160,0002YOOpensw1000Flemington2019-11-09
Matriarch Stakes 2$300,0004YO+Maressw+p2000Flemington2019-11-09
Maurice McCarten Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1100Rosehill2020-03-14
McEwen Stakes 2$200,000OpenOpenwfa1000Moonee Valley2019-09-07
Melbourne Cup 1$7,750,0003YO+Openhcp3200Flemington2019-11-05
Memsie Stakes 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa1400Caulfield2019-08-31
Millie Fox Stakes 2$200,0003YO+F&Msw+p1300Rosehill2020-02-22
Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap 3$160,0003YOOpenqlty1400Rosehill2019-08-31
Missile Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openwfa1200Rosehill2019-08-10
Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1600Moonee Valley2019-10-26
Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2$300,0004YO+Opensw+p2500Moonee Valley2019-10-26
Moonee Valley Vase 2$200,0003YOOpensw2040Moonee Valley2019-10-26
Moonga Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Opensw+p1400Caulfield2019-10-19
Moreton Cup 2$175,000OpenOpenqlty1300Eagle Farm2020-05-30
Myer Classic 1$500,0003YO+F&Mwfa1600Flemington2019-11-02
N E Manion Cup 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty2400Rosehill2020-03-21
National Stakes 3$120,0002YOOpensw+p1200Morphettville2020-05-16
Naturalism Stakes 3$160,000OpenOpenqlty2000Caulfield2019-09-21
Neville Sellwood Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Opensw+p2000Rosehill2020-03-28
Newcastle Gold Cup 3$200,0003YO+Openhcp2300Newcastle2019-09-20
Newcastle Newmarket Handicap 3$160,000OpenOpenqlty1400Newcastle2020-03-06
Newmarket Handicap 1$1,250,000OpenOpenhcp1200Flemington2020-03-07
Northam Stakes 3$120,0003YO+Opensw+p1100Northam2020-05-03
Northerly Stakes 3$150,0004YO+Opensw+p1400Ascot2019-10-19
Northwood Plume Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1200Caulfield2019-10-12
Oakleigh Plate 1$500,000OpenOpenhcp1100Caulfield2020-02-22
Ottawa Stakes 3$160,0002YOFilliessw1000Flemington2019-11-05
P B Lawrence Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openwfa1400Caulfield2019-08-17
P J Bell Stakes 3$200,0003YOFilliessw+p1200Randwick2020-04-04
P J O'Shea Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openwfa2200Eagle Farm2020-05-30
Pago Pago Stakes 3$175,0002YOC&Gsw1200Rosehill2020-03-14
Percy Sykes Stakes 2$500,000 [lower-alpha 4] 2YOFilliessw+p1200Randwick2020-04-11
Perth Cup 2$500,0003YO+Openqlty2400Ascot2020-01-04
Peter Young Stakes 2$200,000OpenOpenwfa1800Caulfield2020-02-22
Phar Lap Stakes 2$200,0003YOOpensw1500Rosehill2020-03-14
Premier's Cup (ATC) 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1900Rosehill2019-08-31
Premier's Cup (BRC) 3$125,0003YO+Openqlty2200Eagle Farm2020-05-23 [lower-alpha 5]
Premiere Stakes 2$500,0003YO+Openwfa1200Randwick2019-10-05
Prince of Wales Stakes 3$150,0003YO+Openwfa1000Ascot2019-11-02
Proud Miss Stakes 3$120,0003YO+F&Msw+p1200Morphettville2020-05-16
Queen Elizabeth Stakes (ATC) 1$2,000,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YO+Openwfa2000Randwick2020-04-11
Queen Elizabeth Stakes (VRC) 3$300,0003YO+Openqlty2600Flemington2019-11-09
Queen Of The South Stakes 2$175,0003YO+F&Msw+p1600Morphettville2020-05-02
Queensland Derby 1$600,0003YOOpensw2400Eagle Farm2020-06-06 [lower-alpha 5]
Queensland Guineas 2$350,0003YOOpensw1600Eagle Farm2020-06-06
Queensland Oaks 1$500,0003YOOpenqlty2400Eagle Farm2020-05-30 [lower-alpha 5]
Quezette Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p1100Caulfield2019-08-17
R A Lee Stakes 3$120,000OpenOpensw+p1600Morphettville2020-05-16
R J Peters Stakes 3$150,0003YO+Openhcp1500Ascot2019-11-16
R N Irwin Stakes 3$120,0003YO+Openwfa1100Morphettville2020-04-18
Railway Stakes 1$1,000,0003YO+Openqlty1600Ascot2019-11-23
Randwick Guineas 1$1,000,0003YOOpensw1600Randwick2020-03-07
Ranvet Stakes 1$700,0003YO+Openwfa2000Rosehill2020-03-21
Red Anchor Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1200Moonee Valley2019-10-26
Reisling Stakes 2$300,0002YOFilliessw1200Randwick2020-03-07
Roma Cup 3$160,000OpenOpenwfa1200Ascot2020-05-16
Roman Consul Stakes 2$300,0003YOOpensw1200Randwick2019-10-12
Rose Of Kingston Stakes 2$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1400Flemington2019-10-05
Rosehill Guineas 1$600,0003YOOpensw2000Rosehill2020-03-21
Rough Habit Plate 3$175,0003YO+F&Mqlty1200Doomben2020-06-06
Rubiton Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Opensw+p1100Caulfield2020-02-08
SA Fillies Classic 3$120,0003YOFilliessw2500Morphettville2020-05-16
San Domenico Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1100Rosehill2019-08-31
Sandown Guineas 2$250,0003YOOpensw1600Sandown2019-11-16
Sandown Stakes 3$160,000OpenOpenqlty1500Sandown2019-11-16
Sapphire Stakes 2$300,0003YO+F&Msw+p1200Randwick2020-04-11
Scarborough Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw1200Moonee Valley2019-09-27
Schillaci Stakes 2$400,0003YO+Openwfa1100Caulfield2019-10-12
Schweppervescence Stakes 3$120,0003YOFilliessw+p1800Morphettville2020-04-18
Matron Stakes 3$160,0003YO+F&Msw+p1600Flemington2020-03-07
Schweppes Oaks 1$400,0003YOFilliessw2000Morphettville2020-05-02
Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap 3$160,000OpenOpenhcp1400Flemington2020-02-29
Shannon Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openqlty1500Rosehill2019-09-28
Sheraco Stakes 2$200,0003YO+F&Msw+p1200Rosehill2019-09-14
Show County Quality Handicap 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1200Randwick2019-08-24
Silver Shadow Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw+p1200Randwick2019-08-24
Silver Slipper Stakes 2$250,0002YOOpensw1100Rosehill2020-02-22
Sir John Monash Stakes 3$160,000OpenOpenwfa1100Caulfield2020-07-11
Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 1$500,0003YO+Openhcp1400Caulfield2019-09-21
Sires' Produce Stakes (BRC) 2$250,0002YOOpensw1400Eagle Farm2020-05-23 [lower-alpha 5]
Sires' Produce Stakes (SAJC) 3$120,0002YOOpensw1400Morphettville2020-05-09
Sires' Produce Stakes (VRC) 2$200,0002YOOpensw1400Flemington2020-03-07
Sires' Produce Stakes (WA) 3$200,0002YOOpensw1400Ascot2020-04-18
Sky High Stakes 3$350,0003YO+Opensw+p2000Rosehill2020-03-14
Skyline Stakes 2$160,0002YOC&Gsw1200Randwick2020-02-29
South Australian Derby 1$400,0003YOOpensw2500Morphettville2020-05-09
Southern Cross Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1200Randwick2020-02-15
Spring Champion Stakes 1$1,000,0003YOOpensw2000Randwick2019-10-12
Spring Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw1600Newcastle2019-11-16
Stan Fox Stakes 2$250,0003YOOpensw1500Randwick2019-10-12
Standish Handicap 3$160,000OpenOpenhcp1200Flemington2020-01-01
Star Kingdom Stakes 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty1200Rosehill2020-03-28
Stradbroke Handicap 1$350,000OpenOpenqlty1400Eagle Farm2020-06-06
Strickland Stakes 3$150,0003YO+Openwfa2000Belmont2020-06-27
Summer Cup 3$160,0003YO+Openqlty2000Randwick2019-12-26
Summoned Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1500Sandown2019-11-16
Sunline Stakes 2$200,0003YO+F&Mwfa1600Moonee Valley2020-03-20
Sunshine Coast Guineas 3$125,0003YOOpensw1600Corbould Park2020-06-27
Surround Stakes 1$500,0003YOFilliessw1400Randwick2020-02-29
Sweet Embrace Stakes 2$200,0002YOFilliessw1200Randwick2020-02-29
Sydney Cup 1$1,000,000 [lower-alpha 4] 3YO+Openhcp3200Randwick2020-04-11
Sydney Stakes 3$500,0003YO+Openwfa1200Randwick2019-10-19
T J Smith Stakes 1$1,250,000 [lower-alpha 4] OpenOpenwfa1200Randwick2020-04-04
T L Baillieu Handicap 3$160,0002YOOpenqlty1400Rosehill2020-03-28
TAB Classic 1$400,0003YO+F&Mwfa1200Morphettville2020-05-02
Tattersall's Cup 3$200,000OpenOpenqlty3000Eagle Farm2020-06-20
Tattersall's Tiara 1$500,0003YO+F&Mwfa1400Eagle Farm2020-06-20
Tea Rose Stakes 2$200,0003YOFilliessw1400Randwick2019-09-21
Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2$250,0003YO+Openwfa2100Ascot2019-12-21
Tesio Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Mareshcp1600Moonee Valley2019-10-26
The Bart Cummings 3$300,000OpenOpenqlty2500Flemington2019-10-05
The Galaxy 1$700,0003YO+Openhcp1100Rosehill2020-03-21
The Goodwood 1$400,0003YO+Opensw+p1200Morphettville2020-05-16
The Heath 1100 3$160,0004YO+Opensw+p1100Caulfield2019-08-31
The Metropolitan 1$750,0003YO+Openhcp2400Randwick2019-10-05
The Nivison 3$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1200Randwick2019-10-26
The Run To The Rose 2$200,0003YOOpensw+p1200Rosehill2019-09-14
The Shorts 2$500,0003YO+Opensw+p1100Randwick2019-09-21
The Vanity 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p1400Flemington2020-02-15
Theo Marks Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Openqlty1300Rosehill2019-09-14
Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 3$160,0002YOFilliessw+p1200Flemington2020-03-07
Thoroughbred Club Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p1200Caulfield2019-10-12
The Thousand Guineas 1$500,0003YOFilliessw1600Caulfield2019-10-12
Thousand Guineas Prelude 2$200,0003YOFilliessw+p1400Caulfield2019-09-29
Tibbie Stakes 3$160,0003YO+F&Msw+p1400Newcastle2019-09-20
Todman Stakes 2$300,0002YOC&Gsw1200Randwick2020-03-07
Toorak Handicap 1$500,000OpenOpenhcp1600Caulfield2019-10-12
Toy Show Quality Handicap 3$160,0003YO+F&Mqlty1100Randwick2019-08-24
Tramway Stakes 2$200,0003YO+Opensw+p1400Randwick2019-09-07
Triscay Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maresqlty1200Randwick2020-02-15
Tristarc Stakes 2$200,0004YO+Maressw+p1400Caulfield2019-10-19
Tulloch Stakes 2$200,0003YOC&Gsw2000Rosehill2020-03-28
Turnbull Stakes 1$500,0004YO+Opensw+p2000Flemington2019-10-05
Typhoon Tracy Stakes 3$160,0003YOFilliessw+p1200Moonee Valley2020-02-21
Underwood Stakes 1$750,0003YO+Openwfa1800Caulfield2019-09-29
Up And Coming Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpenqlty1300Randwick2019-08-24
Vain Stakes 3$160,0003YOC&Gsw+p1100Caulfield2019-08-17
Vamos Stakes 3$125,0003YO+F&Mwfa1400Mowbray2020-02-23
Victoria Derby 1$2,000,0003YOOpensw2500Flemington2019-11-02
Victoria Handicap 3$128,000OpenOpenhcp1400Caulfield2020-04-11
Victory Stakes 2$175,0003YO+Openwfa1200Eagle Farm2020-05-23
Villiers Stakes 2$250,0003YO+Openqlty1600Randwick2019-12-14
Vinery Stud Stakes 1$500,0003YOFilliessw2000Rosehill2020-03-28
Vo Rogue Plate 3$200,0003YOOpensw1350Doomben2019-12-28
VRC Oaks 1$1,000,0003YOFilliessw2500Flemington2019-11-07
VRC Sprint Classic 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa1200Flemington2019-11-09
W H Stocks Stakes 2$200,0004YO+Mareswfa1600Moonee Valley2019-09-27
W J Healy Stakes 3$175,000OpenOpenqlty1200Eagle Farm2020-06-20
W. S. Cox Plate 1$5,000,0003YO+Openwfa2040Moonee Valley2019-10-26
W W Cockram Stakes 3$160,0004YO+Maressw+p1200Caulfield2019-08-31
WA Champion Fillies Stakes 3$200,0003YOFilliessw1600Ascot2019-11-16
WA Guineas 2$500,0003YOOpensw1600Ascot2019-11-23
WA Oaks 3$250,0003YOFilliessw2400Ascot2020-03-28
W.A.T.C. Derby 2$320,0003YOOpensw2400Ascot2020-04-11
Wakeful Stakes 2$300,0003YOFilliessw+p2000Flemington2019-11-02
Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes 2$250,0003YO+Openwfa1400Ascot2019-11-09
Wenona Girl Quality 3$160,0004YO+Maresqlty1200Randwick2020-03-07
Widden Stakes 3$160,0002YOFilliessw+p1100Rosehill2020-02-01
William Reid Stakes 1$500,0003YO+Openwfa1200Moonee Valley2020-03-20
Winterbottom Stakes 1$1,000,0003YO+Openwfa1200Ascot2019-11-30
Winx Stakes 1$500,0003YO+Openwfa1400Randwick2019-08-24
Zeditave Stakes 3$160,0003YOOpensw+p1200Caulfield2020-02-22
Zipping Classic 2$300,000OpenOpenwfa2400Sandown2019-11-16


  1. Stakes displayed are in Australian Dollars
  2. Distance displayed are in metres
  3. Hollindale Stakes was not held because of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia [3]
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia Racing NSW halfed the prizemoney for stakes during the ATC Autumn Carnival. [9]
    Doncaster Mile originally $3,000,000 amended $1,500,000
    T J Smith originally $2,500,000 amended $1,250,000
    Australian Derby originally $2,000,000 amended $1,000,000
    Inglis Sires originally $1,000,000 amended $500,000
    Queen Elizabeth Stakes originally $4,000,000 amended $2,000,000
    Sydney Cup originally $2,000,000 amended $1,000,000
    Australian Oaks originally $1,000,000 amended $500,000
    Coolmore Legacy originally $1,000,000 amended $500,000
    Arrowfield Sprint originally $1,000,000 amended $500,000
    Percy Sykes Stakes originally $1,000,000 amended $500,000
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, Racing Queensland cancelled the following events: [5]
    Doomben 10,000
    Doomben Cup [6]
    Kingsford-Smith Cup
    Queensland Derby
    Queensland Oaks
    Queensland Guineas
    Lord Mayor's Mile
    Chairman's Handicap
    Brisbane Cup
    Dane Ripper Stakes
    Sires' Produce Stakes (BRC)
    Grand Prix Stakes
    Premier's Cup
    Glenlogan Park Stakes
  6. The event moved from Scone Racecourse and was held at Rosehill Racecourse due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. [4]
  7. The meeting at Warwick Farm was abandoned because of two sections of the track affected by heavy rain. [7]
  8. 1 2 3 Moved from Hawkesbury to Rosehill Gardens [4]
  9. 1 2 Originally the Gold Coast Guineas and Ken Russell Memorial Classic was scheduled for 2 May 2020. [8]

Listed races

In addition to the above Group 1, 2 and 3 races there are approximately 280 grade 4 races which are known as Listed races. All of these races were collectively known as Principal Races until about 1979.

Racecourse distribution

The following table displays the distribution of Group Races by racecourses.

Race TrackGroup 1Group 2Group 3
Randwick Racecourse 202326
Flemington Racecourse 141217
Caulfield Racecourse 121229
Rosehill Racecourse 91219
Eagle Farm Racecourse 6710
Moonee Valley Racecourse 4116
Morphettville Racecourse 4312
Ascot Racecourse 3612
Doomben Racecourse 226
Sandown Racecourse 24
Gold Coast Racecourse 12
Newcastle Broadmeadows Racecourse 5
Belmont Park Racecourse 3
Hawkesbury Racecourse 3
Mowbray Racecourse 2
Elwick Racecourse 2
Bendigo Racecourse 1
Corbould Park 1
Geelong Racecourse 1
Gosford Racecourse 1
Kembla Grange Racecourse 1
Northam Racecourse1
Scone Racecourse 1
Canberra 1
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1

  New South Wales  Victoria  Queensland  South Australia
  Western Australia  Tasmania   Australian Capital Territory

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