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Gilgai Stakes

The Gilgai Stakes is a VRC Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for three year olds and upwards, at set weights with penalties, over a distance of 1200 metres. It is held annually at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne in October. Total prize money for the race is AUD $251,500.


Race history

  • The race was known as the Sir Rupert Steele Stakes before 1999.

The winners

  • 2009 All Silent [1]
  • 2008 El Cambio [2]
  • 2007 Stanzout [3]
  • 2006 Fast N Famous
  • 2005 Falkirk
  • 2004 Recapitalize
  • 2003 Bomber Bill
  • 2002 Cosmic Strike
  • 2001 Belle Du Jour
  • 2000 Bomber Bill
  • 1999 Black Bean
  • 1998 Rebel
  • 1997 Rock You
  • 1996 Poetic King
  • 1995 Racer's Edge
  • 1994 Hareeba
  • 1993 Simonstad
  • 1992 Storaia
  • 1991 Vain Sovereign
  • 1990 Joanne
  • 1989 Grandiose
  • 1986 Campaign King
  • 1985 Rich Fields Lad
  • 1984 Royal Troubador

See also



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