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City Pacific Finance Stakes

The City Pacific Finance Stakes is a Group 3 Australian thoroughbred horse race for horses aged 3 years old over a distance of 1200m.

Prior to a name change the race was named in honour of champion trainer Colin Hayes.

It is held annually at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne.

Race history

  • 1985 onwards held over 1200m
  • 1985 – 1989 was a Listed Race
  • 1990 onwards Group 3
  • 1985 - 1989 the race was known as the ‘Red Anchor Stakes’
  • 1990 - 2005 the race was known as the ‘C S Hayes Stakes’
  • 2006 onwards the race has been called the ‘City Pacific Finance Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2009 - Fair Trade[1]
  • 2008 - Playwright
  • 2007 - Royal Asscher
  • 2006 - Corton Charlemagne
  • 2005 - Coronga
  • 2004 - Oratorio
  • 2003 - Youth
  • 2002 - Yell
  • 2001 - Deprave
  • 2000 - Sound The Alarm
  • 1999 - Prizefighter
  • 1998 - Sedation
  • 1997 - Towkay

  • 1996 - Spartacus
  • 1995 - Captive
  • 1994 - Cannibal King
  • 1993 - Sequalo
  • 1992 - Snow Lord
  • 1991 - Hula Grey
  • 1990 - Begone
  • 1989 - Hot Arch
  • 1988 - Clay Hero
  • 1987 - Christmas Tree
  • 1985 - Seiger

References

Australian Studbook - MVRC City Pacific Finance Stakes Race Winners




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