The Flight Stakes is the only Group One race for three year old fillies in Sydney for the Spring Carnival. It is held at Randwick racecourse each year over 1600m and is one of the four group races held on Epsom Handicap Day.
The race is at Group l level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000 and is at set weight conditions for three year old fillies.
The 2018 Flight Stakes will be run on Saturday the 29th of September, 2018 at Randwick racecourse.
The Flight Stakes is the main follow up race from the Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) or the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m). Over recent years the Tea Rose Stakes winners or place getters have provided more than 75% of winners of the Flight Stakes.
Notable winners of the Flight Stakes include More Joyous (2009), Samantha Miss (2008), Ha Ha (2001) and Sunline (1998).