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Colin Stephen Quality Handicap

The Colin Stephen Quality Handicap is a AJC Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred open quality handicap horse race for three year olds and upwards, over a distance of 2,400 metres. It is held annually at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney in September. Total prize money for the race is AUD$150,000.

The race is named for the former chairman of the Australian Jockey Club, Sir Colin Stephen, who died in 1937 [1].


Race history

  • The race was run at Weight for age from 1938 to 1972. This race was called the AJC Spring Stakes until 1938. In 1976, 1988 and 2006 it was known as the AJC Queens Cup. During 1989 and 1995 the race was called the AJC The Japan Trophy race. In 1977 it was the AJC Jubilee Handicap.[2]

The winners

  • 2009 Mr Clangtastic [3]
  • 2008 Get Up Jude [4]
  • 2007 Race not run
  • 2006 Exinite
  • 2004 Don Raphael
  • 2003 Outlaws
  • 2002 Red Trinket
  • 2001 Dress Circle
  • 2000 Coco Cobanna
  • 1999 Vita Man
  • 1998 In Joyment
  • 1997 Heart Ruler
  • 1996 Hula Flight
  • 1995 Western Approaches
  • 1994 Restitution
  • 1993 Zamination
  • 1992 Garter King
  • 1991 Pontiac Lass
  • 1990 Fine Catch
  • 1989 Macquarie Prince
  • 1988 Natski
  • 1987 Algonquin Club
  • 1986 Rising Fear

See also



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