Asian Beau Stakes

The Asian Beau Stakes is a Perth Racing Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race held under quality handicap conditions, for horses aged three years old and upwards, over a distance of 1400 metres at Ascot Racecourse, Perth, Australia in late October or early November.[1] Prize money is A$150,000.

Asian Beau Stakes
Group 3 race
LocationAscot Racecourse, Perth, Australia
Inaugurated1982 (as WATC Kankama Quality Stakes)
Race typeThoroughbred
SponsorHosemasters (2019)
Race information
Distance1,400 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree year old and older
WeightQuality handicap
PurseA$150,000 (2019)

History

Name

Nitro Lad won the inaugural event which was known as the WATC Kankama Quality Stakes. It was also known as the WATC Belmont Community Quality Stakes, WATC Budget Quality Stakes, WATC Singapore Quality and as the Asian Beau Stakes since 1995.[2]

The race is named after the champion sprinter/miler Asian Beau, who raced in the late 1970s early 1980s, winning 12 of 18 starts including the 1979 Railway Stakes.[2]

Grade

  • 19851998 - Listed race
  • 1999 onwards - Group 3

Distance

  • 19851992 – 1200 metres
  • 1993 onwards - 1400 metres

Double winners

Four horses have completed the Asian BeauRailway Stakes double:

  • Bold Extreme (1996), Willoughby (1998), El Presidente (2007) and Galaxy Star (2018).

Winners

  • 2019 - Samizdat[3]
  • 2018 - Galaxy Star[4]
  • 2017 - Pounamu[5]
  • 2016 - Heart Starter[6]
  • 2015 - Real Love[7]
  • 2014 - Balmont Girl[8]
  • 2013 - Platinum Rocker[9]
  • 2012 - Westriver Kevydonn[10]
  • 2011 - Luckygray[11]
  • 2010 - Colour Correct[12]
  • 2009 - Kasabian[13]
  • 2008 - Gilded Venom[14]
  • 2007 - El Presidente[15]
  • 2006 - Idyllic Prince[16]
  • 2005 - Wild Target[17]
  • 2004 - Rock Of Cashel[18]
  • 2003 - Track Jester[19]
  • 2002 - Suspicion[20]
  • 2001 - Old Fashion[21]
  • 2000 - Fair Alert[22]
  • 1999 - Umah[23]
  • 1998 - Willoughby
  • 1997 - Look Of Success
  • 1996 - Bold Extreme
  • 1995 - Lynsted Lad
  • 1994 - Classy Dresser
  • 1993 - Asian Incline
  • 1992 - Pago Escort
  • 1991 - Future Edition
  • 1990 - Crimson Medal
  • 1989 - Medicine Kid
  • 1988 - Ableson
  • 1987 - Power Prince
  • 1986 - Fimiston
  • 1985 - Coal Pak
  • 1984 - Paragon of Virtue
  • 1983 - Questilla
  • 1982 - Nitro Lad

See also

References

  1. "Winners and Past Results for the Asian Beau Stakes". Progroupracing.com (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. "Group 3 $125,000 Asian Beau Stakes" (PDF). Racing and Wagering Western Australia (Aus). 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2010. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  3. "2019 Result South African Airways Asian Beau Stakes (held 2 November 2019)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  4. "2018 Result South African Airways Asian Beau Stakes (held 3 November 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  5. "2017 Result Asian Beau Stakes (held 4 November 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  6. "2016 Result Asian Beau Stakes (held 29 October 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  7. "2015 Result Asian Beau Stakes (held 31 October 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  8. "2014 Result Auto Classic-Asian Beau Stakes (held 1 November 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  9. "2013 Result Auto Classic-Asian Beau Stakes (held 2 November 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  10. "2012 Result Auto Classic - Asian Beau Stks (held 3 November 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  11. "2011 Result BMW-Asian Beau Stakes (held 29 October 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  12. "2010 Result Budget - Asian Beau Stakes (held 30 October 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  13. "2009 Result Asian Beau Stakes (held 31 October 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  14. "2008 Result Asian Beau Stakes (held 1 November 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  15. "2007 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 3 November 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  16. "2006 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 11 November 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  17. "2005 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 12 November 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  18. "2004 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 13 November 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  19. "2003 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 8 November 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  20. "2002 Result Asian Beau Stk (held 2 November 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  21. "2001 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 3 November 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  22. "2000 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 9 December 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  23. "1999 Result Asian Beau Stks (held 27 November 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
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