Snapdancer would become a big player afterwards. Who takes the 2023 Triscay Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday?
2023 TRISCAY STAKES - RACE HISTORY AND BACKGROUND
The Triscay Stakes is a Group 3 race for Four Year Old mares and up and is conducted by the Australian Turf Club at Randwick.
The Triscay Stakes was first run in 1995 and was won by Light Up The World.
The Triscay Stakes is run over 1200m under Quality handicap conditions.
It was worth $200,000 in 2023. Since it began it was a Listed race until upgrade in 2014.
The race is named after elite filly/mare Triscay who won many big races including an AJC Oaks, Queensland Oaks and Australian Guineas.
Even though only just over 20 years old, all four Sydney courses have conducted the race with the vast majority at Rosehill.
Sweet Deal won a Toy Show the following Spring to her win in 2020 and then The Hunter in November.
Notable winners of the Triscay Stakes include Light Up The World (1995), Shindig (1997), Victory Vein (2004), Doubting (2007), Hot Danish (2008), Madame Pedrille (2009), Dystopia (2012), Sultry Feeling (2016), Alassio (2019), Sweet Deal (2020) and Snapdancer (2022).
The 2022 Triscay Stakes was won by Snapdancer from Promise Of Success and Electric Girl.