South Africa's Graded Racing Calendar

Updated: 2nd January 2019

The following table contains grade races of the South African 2018 racing season. The order of races can vary slightly in different racing seasons.

Colour distinction:
DateGr.RaceTrackDist.Surf.AgeSex
JanG2Sceptre StakesKenilworth6 furlongst3+f
JanG3Chairman's CupKenilworth2 milest4+
JanG2Peninsula HandicapKenilworth1 1/8 milest3+
JanG1Paddock StakesKenilworth1 1/8 milest2+f
JanG1Queen's PlateKenilworth1 milet2+
JanG3Politican StakesKenilworth1 1/8 milest3
JanG3London News StakesTurffontein1 1/8 milest4+
JanG2Diadem StakesKenilworth6 furlongst3+
JanG1Cape Flying ChampionshipKenilworth5 furlongst3+
JanG1Cape DerbyKenilworth1 1/4 milest3
JanG1Majorca StakesKenilworth1 milet3+f
JanG1Sun MetKenilworth1 1/4 milest3+
JanG2Cape StayersKenilworth1 3/4 milest3+
FebG3Tony Ruffel StakesTurffontein7 furlongst3
FebG3Three Troikas StakesTurffontein7 furlongst3f
FebG3Tommy Hotspur HandicapTurffontein5 furlongst3+
FebG3Vasco Prix du CapKenilworth7 furlongst3+f
MarG2Hawaii StakesTurffontein7 furlongst3+
MarG3Acaica HandicapTurffontein1 milet3+f
MarG2Gauteng Fillies GuineasTurffontein1 milet3f
MarG2Gauteng GuineasTurffontein1 milet3
MarG3Kings CupGreyville1 milet3+
MarG2Colorado King StakesTurffontein1 1/4 milest3+
MarG2Senor Santa StakesTurffontein6 furlongst3+
MarG3Sycamore SprintTurffontein6 furlongst3+f
AprG3Pretty Polly StakesTurffontein5.5 furlongst2f
AprG3Protea StakesTurffontein5.5 furlongst2c,g
AprG3Man o'War SprintTurffontein5.5 furlongst3
AprG1Horse Chestnut StakesTurffontein1 milet3+
AprG1S.A. ClassicTurffontein1 1/8 milest3
AprG1S.A. Fillies' ClassicTurffontein1 1/8 milest3f
AprG3Caradoc Gold CupTurffontein1 3/4 milest3+
AprG3Byerley TurkGreyville7 furlongst3
AprG3Umzimkhulu StakesGreyville7 furlongst3f
AprG1Empress Club StakesTurffontein1 milet3+f
AprG3Winter GuineasKenilworth1 milet3
AprG3Strelitzia StakesScottsville5.5 furlongst2f
AprG3Godolphin Barb StakesScottsville5.5 furlongst2c,g
AprG3Poinsettia StakesScottsville6 furlongst3+f
MayG2Drill Hall StakesGreyville7 furlongst3+
MayG2Daisy Fillies GuineasGreyville1 milet3f
MayG2Daisy GuineasGreyville1 milet3
MayG2S.A. Fillies NurseryTurffontein6 furlongst2f
MayG1S.A. NurseryTurffontein6 furlongst2
MayG2Camellia StakesTurffontein6 furlongst3+f
MayG2S.A. OaksTurffontein1 1/2 milest3f
MayG1S.A. DerbyTurffontein1 1/2 milest3
MayG1Computaform SprintTurffontein5 furlongst3+
MayG1Premier's Champions ChallengeTurffontein1 1/4 milest2+
MayG2Gerald Rosenberg StakesTurffontein1 1/4 milest3+f
MayG3Gold BowlTurffontein2 milest3+
MayG2World Sports Betting 1900Greyville1 3/16 milest3+
MayG3Winter ClassicKenilworth1 1/8 milest3
MayG1Allan Robertson ChampionshipScottsville6 furlongst2f
MayG1Gold MedallionScottsville6 furlongst2
MayG1S.A. Fillies SprintScottsville6 furlongst3+f
MayG1Tsogo Sun SprintScottsville6 furlongst3+
JunG3Stirrup CupGreyville1 1/2 milest3+
JunG1Woolawington 2000Greyville1 1/4 milest3f
JunG1Daily News 2000Greyville1 1/4 milest3
JunG3Cup TrialGreyville1 1/8 milest3+
JunG2Tibouchina StakesGreyville7 furlongst3+f
JunG3Cape of Good Hope NurseryKenilworth6 furlongst2
JunG1Gold ChallengeGreyville1 milet3+
JunG3Jubilee HandicapTurffontein1 1/8 milest3+
JunG2Post MerchantsGreyville6 furlongst3+
JunG3Track And Ball OaksScottsville1 1/2 milest3+f
JunG3Track And Ball DerbyScottsville1 1/2 milest3+
JulG3Betting World 2200Greyville1 3/8 milest3+
JulG3Gold VaseGreyville1 7/8 milest3+
JulG2Golden SlipperGreyville7 furlongst2f
JulG2Golden HorseshoeGreyville7 furlongst2
JulG1Durban JulyGreyville1 3/8 milest3+
JulG1Garden Province StakesGreyville1 milet3+f
JulG3Winter DerbyTurffontein1 1/2 milest3
JulG3Debutante StakesGreyville6 furlongst2f
JulG3Umkhomazi StakesGreyville6 furlongst2
JulG1Thekwini StakesGreyville1 milet2f
JulG2Champion StakesGreyville1 milet2
JulG3Gold CupGreyville2 milest3+
JulG1Mercury SprintGreyville6 furlongst3+
JulG1Champions CupGreyville1 1/8 milest3+
JulG2Gold BraceletGreyville1 1/4 milest3+f
JulG3Champagne StakesKenilworth6 furlongst3+f
JulG3Final Fling StakesKenilworth1 1/8 milest3+f
SepG3Spring Spree StakesTurffontein6 furlongst3+
OctG3Diana StakesDurbanville7 furlongst3+f
OctG3Matchem StakesDurbanville7 furlongst3+
OctG2Spring Fillies & Mares ChallengeTurffontein7 furlongst3+f
OctG2Spring ChallengeTurffontein7 furlongst3+
OctG3Cape ClassicKenilworth7 furlongst3
OctG2Cape Fillies ChampionshipKenilworth7 furlongst3f
NovG3Graham Beck StakesTurffontein7 furlongst3
NovG3Starling StakesTurffontein7 furlongst3f
NovG2Charity MileTurffontein1 milet3+
NovG3Yellowwood HandicapTurffontein1 1/8 milest3+f
NovG3Victory Moon StakesTurffontein1 1/8 milest3+
NovG2Cape MerchantsKenilworth6 furlongst3+
NovG2Concorde CupKenilworth1 milet3
NovG2Dingaans StakesTurffontein1 milet3
NovG3Fillies MileGreyville1 milet3f
DecG3Magnolia HandicapTurffontein6 furlongst3+f
DecG2Merchants StakesTurffontein6 furlongst3+
DecG1Summer CupTurffontein1 1/4 milest3+
DecG2Ipi Tombe ChallengeTurffontein1 milet3+f
DecG2Southern Cross StakesKenilworth5 furlongst3+f
DecG2Green Point StakesKenilworth1 milet3+
DecG3Summer Stayers HandicapKenilworth1 9/16 milest3+
DecG1Fillies GuineasKenilworth1 milet3f
DecG1Cape GuineasKenilworth1 milet3
DecG3Victress StakesKenilworth1 1/8 milest3+f
DecG2Premier TrophyKenilworth1 1/8 milest3+
DecG3Flamboyant StakesGreyville1 milet3+f
DecG3Lebelo SprintTurffontein5 furlongst3+