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2016 Sydney Spring Racing Carnival dates and schedule

  • See the entire schedule for the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival 
  • Golden Rose, Epsom Handicap and The Metropolitan dates revealed
  • All key Group 1 dates announced 
Hallowed Crown (R) winning the Golden Rose Stakes in 2014

The Sydney Spring Racing Carnival showcases a number of big Group 1 races, including the Golden Rose and Epsom Handicap. Here is the full schedule for 2016.

While the Melbourne Spring Carnival is the star attraction during the spring, Sydney still boasts a very respective festival where many stars of the turf will battle it out for Group 1 supremacy.

Top-class three-year-olds compete in the Golden Rose Stakes (1400m), the best milers contest the Epsom Handicap (1600m) and quality stayers line up in The Metropolitan (2400m). 

Don’t miss a minute of the action with our comprehensive guide to the 2016 Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

2016 Sydney Spring Racing Carnival

Saturday 6th August 2016 – Randwick
Missile Stakes (Group 2) – 1200m

Saturday 13th August 2016 – Rosehill Gardens
San Domenico Stakes (Group 3) – 1100m

Saturday 20th August 2016 – Warwick Farm
Warwick Stakes (Group 2) – 1400m
Silver Shadow Stakes (Group 2) – 1200m
Up And Coming Stakes (Group 3) – 1300m
Show County Quality (Group 3) – 1200m
Toy Show Quality (Group 3) – 1300m

Saturday 27th August 2016 – Rosehill Gardens
The Run To The Rose (Group 2) – 1200m

Saturday 3rd September 2016 – Randwick
Chelmsford Stakes (Group 2) – 1600m
Furious Stakes (Group 2) – 1200m
Tramway Stakes (Group 2) – 1400m
Concorde Stakes (Group 3) – 1100m
Ming Dynasty Quality (Group 3) – 1400m

Saturday 10th September 2016 – Rosehill Gardens
Golden Rose Stakes (Group 1) – 1400m
Theo Marks Stakes (Group 2) – 1300m
Kingston Town Stakes (Group 3) – 2000m
Sheraco Stakes (Group 3) – 1100m

Friday 16th September 2016 – Newcastle
Newcastle Gold Cup (Group 3) – 2300m
Cameron Handicap (Group 3) – 1500m
Spring Stakes (Group 3) – 1600m
Tibbie Stakes (Group 3) – 1400m

Saturday 17th September 2016 – Randwick
George Main Stakes (Group 1) – 1600m
Hill Stakes (Group 2) – 1900m
The Shorts (Group 2) – 1100m
Tea Rose Stakes (Group 2) – 1400m
Bill Ritchie Handicap (Group 3) – 1400m

Saturday 24th September 2016 – Rosehill Gardens
Golden Pendant (Group 2) – 1200m
Stan Fox Stakes (Group 2) – 1400m
Shannon Stakes (Group 2) – 1500m
Gloaming Stakes (Group 3) – 1800m
Colin Stephen Quality Handicap (Group 3) – 2400m

Saturday 1st October 2016 – Randwick
Epsom Handicap (Group 1) – 1600m
The Metropolitan (Group 1) – 2400m
Flight Stakes (Group 1) – 1600m
Roman Consul Stakes (Group 2) – 1200m
Premiere Stakes (Group 2) – 1200m
Craven Plate (Group 3) – 2000m

Saturday 8th October 2016 – Randwick
Spring Champion Stakes (Group 1) – 2000m
Angst Stakes (Group 3) – 1500m

Saturday 15th October 2016 – Randwick
The Nivison (Group 3) – 1200m

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