TAD Kennedy Stakes is popularly known as the Coolmore Classic. It is open to all thoroughbred fillies and mares that are aged 3 years and above with some horses pressing onto the Melbourne Cup in the Spring.
It is held at the beautiful and lush Rosehill Gardens Racecourse which is also the venue of the Golden Slipper Stakes. It is a set weights race that is run over a distance of 1500 meters.
The race attracts champion gallopers and awards prize money of A$600,000 to the winner of the race.
Since its inception in the year 1973, the race has changed its name several times. The race is scheduled to be held on 11th march 2017. The present title holder is the horse named Peeping.