C.F Orr Stakes
1400m | Group 1 Weight for Age | Caulfield Racecourse | Prize money: $500,000
The C F Orr Stakes is a MRC Group 1 weight-for-age Thoroughbred horse race run over a distance of 1400 metres at Caulfield Racecourse in February. The total prize money is A$500,000.
The CF Orr Stakes is a quality Group 1 event that attracts some of the stars of the turf and the honour roll over the years has seen many a top class horse on the winner’s list, including champion mares Black Caviar (2012) and Typhoon Tracy.
Any above average three-year-olds contesting the CF Orr Stakes will generally head on to the Australian Guineas at Flemington in March. Shamus Award who ended up winning the Cox Plate went on to win the Australian Guineas after running third in this race.
Black Heart Bart (2017) finished runner-up in the Gr2 Australia Stakes over 1200m at Moonee Valley before his impressive victory in this event and recent CF Orr Stakes winners include Suavito (2016) and Dissident (2015).
Quick Betting Facts
• The 2016 winner Capitalist became the third horse to win the Magic Millions 2YO Classic and the Golden Slipper in the same year. He joined Dance Hero in 2004 and Phelan Ready in 2009.
• No trainer has ever won the 2YO Classic and the 3YO Guineas in the same year.
|2017||Black Heart Bart||Turn Me Loose||Ecuador||1:22.6|
|2014||Moment Of Change||Eurozone||Shamus Award||1:23.0|
|2013||All Too Hard||Mawingo||Mr Moet||1:22.8|
|2012||Black Caviar||Southern Speed||Playing God||1:25.1|
|2011||Typhoon Tracy||Heart Of Dreams||Ortensia||1:22.7|
|2010||Typhoon Tracy||Heart Of Dreams||Sirmione||1:23.4|
|2007||El Segundo||Marasco||Aqua Damore||1:23.2|
|2006||Perfect Promise||Lad Of The Manor||Fields Of Omagh||1:22.3|
|2005||Elvstroem||Savabeel||Lad Of The Manor||1:22.8|
|2003||Yell||Fields Of Omagh||Innovation Girl||1:22.5|
|2001||Desert Sky||Skoozi Please||Hit The Roof||1:21.6|
|2000||Redoutes Choice||Miss Pennymoney||Intergaze||1:24.1|
|1999||Grand Archway||Bezeal Bay||Istidaad||1:24.0|
|1998||Special Dane||Al Mansour||Might And Power||1:22.5|
|1997||Saintly||Cut Up Rough||Star Dancer||1:25.6|
|1996||Racers Edge||Count Rivas||Circles Of Gold||1:26.4|
|1993||Durbridge||Jolly Old Mac||Corndale||1:21.9|
|1992||Lets Elope||Prince Salieri||Braashee||1:22.0|
|1991||Planet Ruler||Ark Regal||Vo Rogue||1:23.0|
|1990||Vo Rogue||Super Impose||Kings High||1:23.3|
|1989||Vo Rogue||Super Impose||Marwong||1:23.3|
|1988||Vo Rogue||King Phoenix||Groucho||1:24.3|