Lee Steere Stakes

The Lee Steere Stakes is a Perth Racing Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held under weight for age conditions, for horses aged three years old and older, over a distance of 1400 metres at Ascot Racecourse, Perth in November.[1] Prize money is A$250,000.

Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes
Group 2 race
LocationAscot Racecourse
Inaugurated1978
Race typeThoroughbred
SponsorWestern Australian Racehorse Owners Association (2018)
Race information
Distance1,400 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree year old and older
WeightWeight for age
PurseA$250,000 (2018)

History

The event is named after Ernest Augustus Lee Steere, former chairman of the Western Australian Turf Club and owner of the champion Eurythmic.[2]

In 2003 the race was run at Belmont Park Racecourse.[1]

Between 1989 and 2000 the race was held in mid December. Prior to 1989 the race was scheduled during the Perth Cup Carnival held close to New Year's Day.

Name

  • 18931938 - The All Aged Stakes
  • 19392007 - Lee Steere Stakes
  • 2008 onwards - Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes

Grade

  • 18931978 - Principal race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 2

Distance

  • 18931938 - 1 mile (~1600 metres)
  • 19381971 - 7 furlongs (~1400 metres)
  • 19721984 – 1400 metres
  • 19851992 – 1500 metres
  • 1993 onwards - 1400 metres

Winners

  • 2018 - Gatting[3]
  • 2017 - Silverstream[4]
  • 2016 - Perfect Reflection[5]
  • 2015 - Black Heart Bart[6]
  • 2014 - Magnifisio[7]
  • 2013 - Conservatorium[8]
  • 2012 - Luckygray[9]
  • 2011 - Ranger[10]
  • 2010 - Famous Roman[11]
  • 2009 - Idyllic Prince[12]
  • 2008 - Marasco[13]
  • 2007 - Grasspatch Girl[14]
  • 2006 - Belle Bizarre[15]
  • 2005 - Avenida Madero[16]
  • 2004 - Ellicorsam[17]
  • 2003 - Early Express[18]
  • 2002 - Hardrada[19]
  • 2001 - Tribula[20]
  • 2000 - Umrum[21]
  • 1999 - Slavonic[22]
  • 1998 - Pennyweight Point[23]
  • 1997 - Willoughby[24]
  • 1996 - Bradson[25]
  • 1995 - Century Blazer[26]
  • 1994 - Jacks Or Better[27]
  • 1993 - Wabasso[28]
  • 1992 - Welcome Knight[29]
  • 1991 - M'Lady's Jewel[30]
  • 1990 - Mister Till[31]
  • 1989 - Carry A Smile[32]
  • 1988 - Sky Filou[33]
  • 1987 - Denver Dame[34]
  • 1986 - Fair Sir[35]
  • 1985 - Concrete[36]
  • 1984 - Coal Pak[37]
  • 1983 - Argentine Gold[38]
  • 1982 - Getting Closer
  • 1981 - Iko
  • 1980 - Scarlet Gem
  • 1979 - Asian Beau
  • 1978 - Romantic Dream
  • 1977 - Burgess Queen
  • 1976 - Detonator
  • 1976 - Sizzler
  • 1975 - Merry Heart
  • 1974 - Starglow
  • 1972 - Millefleurs
  • 1972 - La Trice
  • 1971 - La Trice
  • 1970 - Sherolythe
  • 1969 - Chemech
  • 1968 - Paper Cap
  • 1967 - Railway Boy
  • 1966 - Railway Boy
  • 1965 - Norval Boy
  • 1964 - All India
  • 1963 - Big Bob
  • 1962 - Big Bob
  • 1961 - First Orl
  • 1960 - Aquanita
  • 1959 - Young Filipino
  • 1958 - Ultramatic
  • 1957 - Mcharry
  • 1956 - Maniana
  • 1955 - Chestnut Lady
  • 1954 - Copper Beech
  • 1953 - Winker
  • 1952 - Letorna
  • 1950 - Fawzia
  • 1949 - St. Falcon
  • 1949 - Garawind
  • 1948 - Westralian
  • 1947 - Santheine
  • 1946 - Frangus
  • 1944 - Lord Treat
  • 1943 - Skyro
  • 1942 - Dear Brutus
  • 1941 - Azoth
  • 1939 - Winbyie
  • 1938 - Gay Gipsy
  • 1938 - Tetreen
  • 1936 - Cetotis
  • 1935 - Old Story
  • 1933 - Cetotis
  • 1932 - no race
  • 1931 - Einga
  • 1930 - Pure Blend
  • 1929 - Peggy Poet
  • 1927 - Kongoni
  • 1926 - Tich
  • 1925 - Egyptian Idol
  • 1924 - Honneur
  • 1923 - Lilypond
  • 1922 - Scorpius
  • 1921 - Easingwold
  • 1920 - Jolly Cosy
  • 1920 - Mistico
  • 1919 - Haud
  • 1917 - Bardeur
  • 1916 - Mistico
  • 1916 - High Rock
  • 1914 - Lucky Beggar
  • 1914 - Tom Castro
  • 1912 - Saturate
  • 1911 - Artesian
  • 1910 - Jolly Beggar
  • 1910 - Annapolis
  • 1908 - Lady Bobadil
  • 1907 - May King
  • 1907 - Enchanteur
  • 1905 - Lady Agnes
  • 1904 - Betsy Burke
  • 1904 - Fifeness
  • 1903 - Manlock
  • 1901 - Cardinal
  • 1901 - Reliance
  • 1900 - Tarquin
  • 1899 - Aqua
  • 1898 - Tarquin
  • 1897 - Tarquin
  • 1896 - Carbonate
  • 1895 - Scarpia
  • 1894 - Scarpia
  • 1893 - Scarpia

Note: The event has been raced several times in a calendar year because it was regularly scheduled during the Perth Cup Carnival which is held close to New Year's Day. Hence the event would sometimes be scheduled in late December.

See also

References

  1. "Winners and Past Results for the Lee Steere Stakes". Progroupracing.com (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  2. "Eurythmic. Australia's champion racehorse Mr Lee Steere returns an interesting interview. Champion's Sydney Cup performance". The Daily News (Perth). Trove Digital Online News. 14 April 1921. p. 7 col. 6. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  3. "2018 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 10 November 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  4. "2017 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 11 November 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  5. "2016 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 5 November 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  6. "2015 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 7 November 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  7. "2014 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 8 November 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  8. "2013 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 9 November 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  9. "2012 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 10 November 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  10. "2011 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 5 November 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  11. "2010 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 6 November 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  12. "2009 Result Waroa-Lee Steere Stakes (held 7 November 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  13. "2008 Result Lee Steere Stakes (held 8 November 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  14. "2007 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 10 November 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  15. "2006 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 18 November 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  16. "2005 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 19 November 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  17. "2004 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 20 November 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  18. "2003 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 15 November 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  19. "2002 Result Lee-Steere Stks (held 9 November 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  20. "2001 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 10 November 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  21. "2000 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 2 December 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  22. "1999 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 4 December 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  23. "1998 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 19 December 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  24. "1997 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 20 December 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  25. "1996 Result Lee-Steere Stks (held 14 December 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  26. "1995 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 16 December 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  27. "1994 Result Lee-Steere Stks (held 17 December 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  28. "1993 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 18 December 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  29. "1992 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 12 December 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  30. "1991 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 14 December 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  31. "1990 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 15 December 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  32. "1989 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 16 December 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  33. "1988 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 24 December 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  34. "1987 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 19 December 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  35. "1986 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 20 December 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  36. "1985 Result Lee-Steere Stks (held 21 December 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  37. "1984 Result Lee Steere Stks (held 22 December 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  38. "1983 Result Lee-Steere Stks (held 24 December 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
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