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 $200,000 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 2021 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, August 14th, 2021
  • 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: $200,000 
  • Inaugural Race: 1994
  • 2021 Quezette Stakes Winner: Gimmie Par

quezette Stakes 2021 RESULTS

The official 2021 Quezette Stakes results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday August 14, 2021.

  1. #7 Gimmie Par
  2. #2 Heresy
  3. #3 Scorched Earth

The Peter Moody-trained favourite Gimmie Par ($2.70) was good first-up winning the Quezette Stakes 2021 in dominant fashion ahead of tougher spring targets.

Quezette Stakes Betting 2021

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 2021 Odds

Early market betting odds on the 2021 Quezette Stakes will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.

Which Horse Will Win The Quezette Stakes

The best way to pick which horse will win the Quezette Stakes in 2021 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 2021

Early favourites in 2021 Quezette Stakes betting include the progressive Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Najmaty and Godolphin’s Group 3 Magic Night Stakes winning filly in Sydney last prep Arcaded

Gimmie Par ($2.70 in 2021) was the last Quezette Stakes favourite to win.

Quezette Stakes 2021 Field

The official Quezette Stakes 2021 field of final acceptances will be announced on the Wednesday of race week and published in full below. 

The 2021 Quezette Stakes final field features 14 three-year-old fillies including the returning Peter Moody-trained favourite Gimmie Par, Group 2 winner at the track and distance Arcaded along with the fellow Godolphin-trained Heresy.

Quezette Stakes 2021 Tips

Favourite: #7 Gimmie Par ($3.80 at time of publish)

Best Bet: #1 Arcaded ($7.50 at time of publish)

Best Roughie: #3 Scorched Earth ($15 at time of publish) 

Our exclusive 2021 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 2021

The Quezette Stakes takes place as part of the P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day card at Caulfield on Saturday August 14, 2021. The other Group status features held at the meeting are the:

Quezette Stakes 2021 Barrier Draw

The 2021 Quezette Stakes barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race and published in our above Quezette Stakes Field section. 

Quezette Stakes 2021 Nominations

Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 9th of August, 2021.

The 2021 Quezette Stakes nominations feature 21 three-year-old fillies led in all-in betting by the Godolphin-raced Arcaded and the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Najmaty.

1 11015x ARCADED F 3 James Cummings 1 58kg 84
2 1x1x DOSH F 3 Grahame Begg 2 58kg 80
3 21x HERESY F 3 James Cummings 3 58kg 72
4 4x211x SCORCHED EARTH F 3 John Moloney 4 57kg 77
5 118x NAJMATY F 3 Peter & Paul Snowden 5 57kg 75
6 11×8 TYCOON HUMMA F 3 John McArdle 6 57kg 69
7 116x SEE YOU IN SPRING F 3 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 7 57kg 70
8 121 ZAPATEO F 3 James Cummings 8 56kg 71
9 2x1x GIMMIE PAR F 3 Peter G Moody 9 56kg 70
10 221×4155 BLERIOT F 3 Will Clarken 10 56kg 66
11 1 LIBIAMO F 3 Grahame Begg 11 56kg 68
12 12x FLYING EVELYN F 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman 12 56kg 66
13 168x HI HI HI F 3 Gary Portelli 13 56kg 65
14 33×2 HER EMPIRE F 3 Levi Kavanagh 14 56kg 64
15 286×1 DECENT RAINE F 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 15 56kg 62
16 13 SWEET MARY F 3 Lindsey Smith 16 56kg 64
17 4×24 DUCHY OF SAVOY F 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 17 56kg 62
18 1 ASTEROIDEA F 3 Michael Moroney 18 56kg 63
19 1×6 CHIMES F 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 19 56kg 63
20 24 MAIORI F 3 Shea Eden 20 56kg 59
21 NURSERY CHIME F 3 Lloyd Kennewell 21 56kg 61

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

Quezette Stakes 2021 Weights

Set weight plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 9th of August, 2021 with weights on the final acceptors to be published in our above Quezette Stakes Field section. 

2021 Quezette Stakes Top Weights:

  • #1 Arcaded (58kg)
  • #2 Heresy (58kg)

Quezette Stakes 2021 Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 11th of August, 2021 and will be published in our above Quezette Stakes Field section. 

Quezette Stakes 2021 Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1 PM on Wednesday, the 11th of August, 2021 and will be published in our above Quezette Stakes Field section. 

Quezette Stakes 2021 Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 14th of August, 2021.

Quezette Stakes Prize Money 2021

The Quezette Stakes prize purse is worth $200,000 in total as of 2021, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $120,000
2nd $36,000
3rd $18,000
4th $9,000
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $4,000
8th $4,000

Quezette Stakes Race Number 2021

The 2021 Quezette Stakes is set to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST) on Saturday the 14th of August, 2021. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Quezette Stakes Form Guide 2021

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full 2021 Quezette Stakes Form Guide following final acceptances. 


Quezette Stakes Live 2021

You can watch or listen to the 2021 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
2021 Gimmie Par Peter Moody Jamie Kah 56 kgs 1:04.38
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