Quezette Stakes

Looking for early info on this year’s Quezette Stakes? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Quezette Stakes, Caulfield

Run over 1,100 metres, the Quezette Stakes is a Group 3 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $160,000 prize purse, it is open to three-year-old fillies and takes place at set weights with penalties. 

Other races on the same program at Caulfield on this date include the PB Lawrence Stakes, the Vain Stakes and the Regal Roller Stakes.

The best fillies out of the Quezette Stakes may continue on to run  in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Sunlight (2018) was the last filly to complete the Quezette Stakes – Coolmore Stud Stakes double. 

This race gets its name from former champion racehorse Quezette, who established the Australian record for five furlongs in 56.4 seconds. From the races inaugural race until 2012, this race was run as a Listed race. Ever since 2013, it has been run as a Group 3 race.

Quezette Stakes 2020 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, August 15th, 2020
  • Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,100 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set weights (plus penalties)
  • Qualification: Three year olds (fillies)
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 3
  • Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $160,000 
  • Inaugural Race: 1994
  • 2020 Quezette Stakes Winner: Bella Nipotina

quezette Stakes 2020 RESULTS

The official 2020 Quezette Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday August 15, 2020.

  1. #5 Bella Nipotina
  2. #2 River Night
  3. #9 Aquagirl 
Colour Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 5 BELLA NIPOTINASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Michael Rodd 7 56kg $21
2 2 RIVER NIGHTSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Jamie Kah 2L 1 57kg $10
3 9 AQUAGIRL Phillip Stokes Dwayne Dunn 2.75L 2 56kg $51
4 12 AGREEABLESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Anthony & Sam Freedman Jye McNeil 3.05L 4 56kg $5.50
5 4 SUPREME IDEASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Anthony & Sam Freedman Mark Zahra 3.8L 11 57kg $41
6 3 PARLOPHONE Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Damien Oliver 4.55L 6 57kg $3F
7 1 ARYAAF Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Luke Nolen 4.65L 9 58kg $16
8 8 MISS BOSETTISuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Peter & Paul Snowden Dean Yendall 5.4L 5 56kg $51
9 6 EUPHORIC SUMMER Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Ben Melham 5.5L 3 56kg $13
10 13 ICANTOO (NZ) Leon & Troy Corstens Craig Williams 6.25L 12 56kg $9.50
11 7 FRESH Peter & Paul Snowden Damian Lane 7.75L 8 56kg $9.50
12 10 DRONE STRIKE John McArdle Daniel Stackhouse 7.85L 10 56kg $31
13 11 SEERESSSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme George Osborne Ben Allen 8.6L 13 56kg $21
14 14 ZOOMING ZEBRASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Russell Osborne Jamie Mott 8.9L 14 56kg $81

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

Quezette Stakes Betting

New Ways to Bet at neds

There are many different ways to bet on the Quezette Stakes, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Quezette Stakes
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Quezette Stakes.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Quezette Stakes. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Quezette Stakes, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.
Quinella Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Quezette Stakes, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Quezette Stakes to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Quezette Stakes to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Quezette Stakes to win the First 4.
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie) You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Quezette Stakes, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Quezette Stakes

  1. Login at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Quezette Stakes Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Quezette Stakes 2020 Odds

Early market odds on the 2020 Quezette Stakes will be displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2020 edition of the Quezette Stakes here once betting opens.

Which Horse Will Win The Quezette Stakes

The best way to pick who will win the Quezette Stakes is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.

Additional factors to take into consideration are as follows:

  • Strong Fillies – Look for a fillies which have held their own against the colts and gelding in recent races.
  • Low Figures – This race seems to favour fillies with single-digit odds.

Quezette Stakes Favourites

Early favourites in 2020 Quezette Stakes betting include the in-form Parlophone chasing a third straight win and the resuming Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Fresh

Quezette Stakes 2020 Field

The official Quezette Stakes 2020 field of final acceptances will be announced on the Wednesday of race week and published in full below. 

The 2020 Quezette Stakes final field attracted 14 fillies with flying I Am Invincible filly Parlophone dominating early betting after a three length win in Adelaide’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) last time out.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 1x20x ARYAAF Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Luke Nolen 9 58kg 77
2 3x92152x RIVER NIGHTSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Jamie Kah 1 57kg 71
3 02×11 PARLOPHONE Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Damien Oliver 6 57kg 73
4 1718×7 SUPREME IDEASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Anthony & Sam Freedman Mark Zahra 11 57kg 72
5 42x42424x BELLA NIPOTINASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Michael Rodd 7 56kg 70
6 2130×246 EUPHORIC SUMMER Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Ben Melham 3 56kg 67
7 129x FRESH Peter & Paul Snowden Damian Lane 8 56kg 70
8 6×51533 MISS BOSETTISuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Peter & Paul Snowden Dean Yendall 5 56kg 66
9 318×4 AQUAGIRL Phillip Stokes Dwayne Dunn 2 56kg 67
10 012x DRONE STRIKE John McArdle Daniel Stackhouse 10 56kg 65
11 9×15 SEERESSSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme George Osborne Ben Allen 13 56kg 62
12 1x AGREEABLESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Anthony & Sam Freedman Jye McNeil 4 56kg 63
13 1x ICANTOO (NZ) Leon & Troy Corstens Craig Williams 12 56kg 64
14 75×1 ZOOMING ZEBRASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Russell Osborne Jamie Mott 14 56kg 62

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

Quezette Stakes 2020 Tips

Favourite: #3 Parlophone ($2.50 at time of publish)

Best Bet: #12 Agreeable ($9 at time of publish)

Best Roughie: #5 Bella Nipotina ($9.50 at time of publish) 

Our exclusive 2020 Quezette Stakes tips will be detailed here the week of the race and a full Quezette Stakes betting preview available on the Neds Blog.

Quezette Stakes Race Day

The Quezette Stakes takes place as part of the P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day card at Caulfield on Saturday August 15, 2020. The other Group status features held at the meeting are the:

Quezette Stakes 2020 Barrier Draw

The 2020 Quezette Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race and published in our above Quezette Stakes 2020 Field section. 

Quezette Stakes 2020 Nominations

Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 10th of August, 2020.

The 2020 Quezette Stakes nominations attracted a bumper 19 three-year-old fillies including the well-tried Bella Nipotina for Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes and the in-form Parlophone chasing a third win on the trot.

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 1x AGREEABLESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman 63
2 318×4 AQUAGIRL F 3 Phillip Stokes 67
3 1x20x ARYAAF F 3 Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes 77
4 42x42424x BELLA NIPOTINASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes 70
5 5×24 CLEAN MACHINESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Leon & Troy Corstens 63
6 012x DRONE STRIKE F 3 John McArdle 65
7 2130×246 EUPHORIC SUMMER F 3 Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) 67
8 129x FRESH F 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 70
9 1x ICANTOO (NZ) F 3 Leon & Troy Corstens 64
10 6×51533 MISS BOSETTISuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 66
11 02×11 PARLOPHONE F 3 Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) 73
12 81 RINGSIDE ROSSASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Robbie Griffiths
13 3x92152x RIVER NIGHTSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 71
14 9×15 SEERESSSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 George Osborne 62
15 1718×7 SUPREME IDEASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman 72
16 33x UNIVERSAL LADY F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 62
17 13379x UNSTOPPABELLESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 67
18 5×12 WIDE AWAKE F 3 Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes 65
19 75×1 ZOOMING ZEBRASuper Vobis Bonus Scheme F 3 Russell Osborne 62

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Quezette Stakes 2020 Weights

Set weight plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 10th of August, 2020.

2020 Quezette Stakes Top Weight: #1 Aryaaf (58kg)

Quezette Stakes 2020 Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 12th of August, 2020 and will be published in our above Quezette Stakes 2020 Field section. 

Quezette Stakes 2020 Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1 PM on Wednesday, the 12th of August, 2020 and will be published in our above Quezette Stakes 2020 Field section. 

Quezette Stakes 2020 Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 15th of August, 2020.

Quezette Stakes Prize Money

The Quezette Stakes prize purse is worth $160,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $96,000
2nd $28,800
3rd $14,400
4th $7,200
5th $4,000
6th $3,200
7th $3,200
8th $3,200

Quezette Stakes Race Number

The Quezette Stakes is set to run as Caulfield Race 6 at 3:20pm (local Melbourne time) on the 15th of August, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Quezette Stakes Form Guide

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2020’s Quezette Stakes has been released.

Quezette Stakes Live

You can watch or listen to the 2020 Quezette Stakes live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

Quezette Stakes Winners

Winners of the Quezette Stakes going back to 2000 are displayed in the table below.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2020 Bella Nipotina Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Michael Rodd 56 kgs 1:04.34
2019 Exhilarates  James Cummings Kerrin McEvoy 56 kgs 1:04.47
2018 Sunlight Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 58.5 kgs 1:04.30
2017 Crown Witness Stuart Webb Ben Melham 56.5 kgs 1:04.90
2016 I Am A Star Shane Nichols Steven King 56.5 kgs 1:05.03
2015 Petits Filous Ciaron Maher Damien Oliver 55 kgs 1:03.10
2014 Sabatini Lee & Shannon Hope Nicholas Hall 55 kgs 1:04.26
2013 Kiss A Rose Peter Moody Vlad Duric 55 kgs 1:05.69
2012 Elite Elle Tony Vasil Damien Oliver 56 kgs 1:05.03
2011 Satin Shoes Clarry Conners Michael Rodd 58.5 kgs 1:04.21
2010 Panipique Peter Moody Luke Nolen 54 kgs 1:06.51
2009 Corsaire Mick Price Craig Newitt 56.5 kgs 1:05.25
2008 Viennese Lee Freedman Steven Arnold 56.5 kgs 1:05.25
2007 Bel Mer Mick Price Craig Newitt 54 kgs 1:03.40
2006 La Vie Amour Peter Moody Luke Nolen 56 kgs 1:04.34
2005 Pinezero John Moloney Noel Callow 57.5 kgs 1:14.17
2004 Alinghi Lee Freedman Damien Oliver 57.5 kgs 1:13.40
2003 French Bid Mick Price Noel Callow 56 kgs 1:10.49
2002 Innovation Girl Brian Mayfield-Smith Nash Rawiller 57 kgs 1:09.94
2001 La Lagune Tony McEvoy Damien Oliver 55 kgs 1:13.81
2000 So Gorgeous Dan O’Sullivan Darren Gauci 55 kgs 1:12.66
1999 Stella Artois Alan Bailey Greg Childs 56 kgs 1:13.80