Bill Stutt Stakes
The Bill Stutt Stakes is a MVRC Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged 3 years old, under open set weight conditions, over a distance of 1600 metres. It is held annually at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne. Total prize money for the race is AUD$202,500.
The race was re-named in honour of the Bill Stutt, a former chairman of the Moonee Valley Racing Club.
1934 - 1971 held over 8 furlongs (approx. 1600m)
1972 onwards held over 1600m
1934–1978 was a Principal Race
1979 onwards Group 2
1934 - 1989 the race was known as the ‘Moonee Valley Stakes’
1990 onwards the race has been called the ‘Bill Stutt Stakes’