Changes to the Sydney spring carnival

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July 6, 2017 - 05:30 PM

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PRIZE MONEY INCREASES AND RACE DATE CHANGES:

* Craven Plate (Group Three, 2000m) $500,000 (from $150,000) changed from September 30 to October 14

* City Tatts Lightning (Listed, 1200m) $500,000 (from $150,000) changed from October 21 to October 14;

* Hill Stakes - Group Two changed from 2000m to 1800m $500,000 (from $200,000) changed from September 16 to September 30;

* Premiere Stakes (Group Two, 1200m) $500,000 from $300,000

* Rosebud (Listed 1200m), $150,000 (from $125,000) changed from August 5 to August 12 at Rosehill

* The Anniversary Highway (1400m) October 14. New $200,000 race to celebrate the second anniversary of the Highway races for country-trained horses

* ATC St Leger (2600m) New $500,000 race set weights and penalties, October 14

DATE CHANGES FOR 3YO RACES:

* Group One Golden Rose (1400m) from September 9 to September 23

* Group Two Stan Fox Stakes (1500m) September 23 to September 9

* Group Two Run to the Rose (1200m) August 26 to September 9

* Group Two Roman Consul (1200m) September 30 to October 7

* Group Three San Domenico (1100m) August 12 to August 26

* Group Three Ming Dynasty Quality (1400m) September 2 to August 26

* Listed Reginald Allen Quality (1400m) September 23 to October 14