Past Winners

The race was inaugurated in 1979 when Ingenue won ridden by W. Harris; and is named in honour of the 1967 Golden Slippers winner “Sweet Embrace”. The race record was set in 1997 by New Zealand filly All The Chat when L. O’Sullivan rode her over the line in a time of 1:09.53. Originally a Listed race, the Sweet Embrace moved to Group 3 status in 1987. In 1999 the race was called the Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon Stakes, before going back to the original name.

Below is a list of the previous winners at the Sweet Embrace Stakes.

Sweet Embrace Stakes Winners

Year Winner
2017 TBD
2016 Scarlet Rain
2015 Always Allison
2014 Believe Yourself
2013 Romantic Moon
2012 Jade Marauder
2011 Shared Reflections
2010 Crystal Lily
2009 Headway
2008 Stripper
2007 Chinchilla Rose
2006 Universal Queen
2005 Carry On Cutie
2004 Burning Sands
2003 Legally Bay
2002 Victory Vein
2001 Ha Ha
2000 Dynamic Lover
1999 Countess Christie
1998 Rubicall
1997 All The Chat
1996 Flapper
1995 Millrich
1994 Shadowy Outline
1993 Rock Review
1992 Skating
1991 Shadea
1990 Paklani
1989 A Little Kiss
1988 Scollata
1987 Postage Due
1986 Khaptivaan
1985 Speed Check
1984 Vain Display
1983 Purpose
1982 Jade Lace
1981 Black Shoes
1980 Dark Eclipse
1979 Ingenue