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Easter Handicap

Group I race
Easter Handicap
Location Ellerslie Racecourse
Auckland, New Zealand
Inaugurated 1874
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Ellerslie Racecourse
Race information
Distance 1600m (1 miles)
Track Turf, right-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds and up
Weight Handicap
Purse $200,000

The Easter Handicap is a major horse race held at Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand. It is raced over a distance of 1,600 metres (approximately 1 mile) by three-year-old and upwards thoroughbreds.

It has been won by many of New Zealand's greatest milers, including Kindergarten (twice), Sleepy Fox (four times) and Grey Way.

Winners of the Easter Handicap

  • 2010 - Time Keeper
  • 2009 - Prince Kaapstad
  • 2008 - Pasta Post
  • 2007 - Floydeboy
  • 2006 - Rags To Riches
  • 2005 - Calveen
  • 2004 - Pomp And Glory
  • 2003 - Sedecrem
  • 2002 - Honor Bound
  • 2001 - Magic Winner
  • 2000 - Zayyad
  • 1999 - Oregon Power
  • 1998 - Aimee Jay
  • 1997 - Moss Downs
  • 1996 - Cactus Jack
  • 1995 - Pakaraka Star
  • 1994 - Ball Park
  • 1993 - Moire
  • 1992 - Carson's Cash
  • 1991 - Ray's Hope
  • 1990 - Status
  • 1989 - Regal City
  • 1988 - Sirstaci
  • 1987 - Field Dancer
  • 1986 - Cosmetique
  • 1985 - Eastern Joy
  • 1984 - Idaho's Gift
  • 1983 - Clear Gold
  • 1982 - Our Shah
  • 1981 - Shivaree
  • 1980 - Silver Nymph
  • 1979 - Stipulwin
  • 1978 - Silver Wraith
  • 1976 - Tudor Light
  • 1975 - Kiwi Can
  • 1974 - Turfcutter
  • 1973 - Nordic Star
  • 1972 - Kia Marea
  • 1971 - Evenstead
  • 1970 - Patrida
  • 1969 - Choucuana
  • 1968 - Tara's Pride
  • 1967 - Valiant Rebel
  • 1966 - Rochdale
  • 1965 - My Call
  • 1964 - Tasman Sea
  • 1963 - Final Command
  • 1962 - Otematata
  • 1961 - Waipari
  • 1960 - Waipari
  • 1959 - Marie Brizard
  • 1958 - Japonica
  • 1957 - Solepic
  • 1956 - Coleridge
  • 1955 - Fair Chance
  • 1954 - Tesla
  • 1953 - Misprint
  • 1952 - Peter Boy
  • 1951 - Wandering Ways
  • 1950 - Lord Revel
  • 1949 - Rosslare
  • 1948 - Iwo Jima
  • 1947 - Sleepy Fox
  • 1946 - Sleepy Fox
  • 1945 - Sleepy Fox
  • 1944 - Sleepy Fox
  • 1943 - Landveyor
  • 1940 - Black Thread
  • 1939 - Beaupartir
  • 1938 - Francis Drake
  • 1937 - Tooley Street
  • 1936 - Royal Appellant
  • 1935 - Red Manfred
  • 1934 - Jonathan
  • 1933 - Golden Wings
  • 1932 - Great Star
  • 1931 - Hunting Cry
  • 1930 - Pegaway
  • 1929 - Bright Glow
  • 1928 - In The Shade
  • 1927 - Civility
  • 1926 - Reremoana
  • 1925 - Reremoana
  • 1924 - Hipo
  • 1923 - Roseday
  • 1922 - Grotesque
  • 1921 - Silver Link
  • 1920 - Gazique
  • 1919 - Uncle Ned
  • 1918 - Parisian Diamond
  • 1917 - Menelaus
  • 1916 - Chortle
  • 1915 - Merry Roe
  • 1914 - Ventura
  • 1913 - Jack Delaval
  • 1912 - Kakama
  • 1911 - Antoinette
  • 1910 - Waiari
  • 1909 - Aborigine
  • 1908 - Gold Crest
  • 1907 - Waipuna
  • 1906 - Mobility
  • 1905 - Scotty
  • 1904 - Regulation
  • 1903 - Golden Rose
  • 1902 - Nonette
  • 1901 - Rosella
  • 1900 - Advance
  • 1899 - Rex
  • 1898 - Rex
  • 1897 - Day Star
  • 1896 - Acone
  • 1895 - Folly
  • 1894 - Lottie
  • 1893 - Impulse
  • 1892 - Cynisca
  • 1891 - Impulse
  • 1890 - Hilda
  • 1889 - Leorina
  • 1888 - Friendship
  • 1887 - Spade Guinea
  • 1886 - Clogs
  • 1885 - Turquoise
  • 1884 - Radames/The Administrator
  • 1883 - Leonora
  • 1882 - Louie
  • 1881 - King Quail
  • 1880 - Yatapa
  • 1879 - Yatapa
  • 1878 - Elsa
  • 1877 - Bide A Wee
  • 1876 - Parawhenua
  • 1875 - Yatterina
  • 1874 - Batter




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