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2024 Frances Tressady Stakes: Race History

Will the Frances Tressady Stakes run at Flemington on Saturday produce a top mare?

Typhoon Tracy was surely that. Who wins the 2024 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday?

2024 FRANCES TRESSADY STAKES - RACE HISTORY AND BACKGROUND

The Frances Tressady Stakes is a Group 3 race over 7 f for Fillies and Mares at Flemington conducted by the Victoria Racing Club.

First run in 1975, it hasn't produced a swag of big race winners of recent years.

The Frances Tressady Stakes is run under Set Weights and Penalties conditions.

Typhoon Tracy (2009) and Aloha (2011) would go on to win the Coolmore Classic at their next run.

The 2023 race was run as the Tony Bourke Memorial in honour of the revered Melbourne journalist who passed away the week before.

The 2024 Frances Tressady Stakes was worth $200,000 in prizemoney.

Notable winners of the Frances Tressady Stakes include Hartshill, Playful Princess, Acushla Marie, Skewiff, Typhoon Tracy, Aloha, Raspberries, Oregon's Day, Sylvia's Mother, Chaillot and Annavisto twice.

The 2023 Frances Tressady Stakes was won by Annavisto from Wrote To Arataki and Excelida.


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