The Canterbury Stakes is one of the feature sprint races in Australia, it is held at Randwick racecourse each year over 1300m during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
The race is at Group 1 level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000 and is at Weight For Age conditions for all horses.
The 2019 Canterbury Stakes will be run on Saturday the 9th of March, 2019 at Randwick racecourse.
The Canterbury Stakes is a new G1 race with the first group 1 edition of the race being run in 2013. Previously the race was held at Canterbury racecourse and Rosehill racecourse before being transferred to Randwick in 2014.
Field sizes since have always been small with favourites dominating the race.