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New Zealand Sires Stakes 3yo Final

Group I race
Location Addington, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Inaugurated 1984
Race type Standardbred - Flat racing
Website Addington Raceway
Race information
Distance 1950m
Track Oval dirt, Left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old horses
Purse NZ $200,000

The New Zealand Sires Stakes 3yo Final is an event for 3 year old pacing horses in New Zealand. [1] The race is one of the major harness races in New Zealand and is contested by the top three year old horses.


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Most wins by a driver:

  • 3 - Anthony Butt (1995, 2004, 2008)

Winners list

NEW ZEALAND SIRES STAKES 3YO FINAL (3yo pacers, Mobile Barrier, 1950m, $200,000) Run annually in November at Addington Raceway






2008 Stunin Cullen T McDonald, E C Griffin Anthony Butt 2:18.3
2007 Auckland Reactor A J Parker, Mrs P R A Parker Mark Purdon 2:21.9
2006 Fergiemack The Royalmarie Breeding Syndicate Tony Herlihy 2:20.4
2005 Pay Me Christian M C Paget, others David Butt 2:21.9
2004 Tribute Mrs J Cocks, P D Cocks Anthony Butt 2:20.6
2003 Roman Gladiator Mrs A D Swain, Mrs M Neil Colin De Filippi 2:20.4
2002 Maheer Lord R M Baker, J A MacKinnon Tony Herlihy 2:23.8
2001 Jack Cade J H Seaton, M Purdon Mark Purdon 2:24.0
2000 Franco Heir Dalcom Corporation Pty Ltd John Hay 2:22.4
1999 Stars And Stripes C N Radford, Mrs J Z Radford Ken Barron 2:22.8
1998 Courage Under Fire G W Brodie Colin De Filippi 2:22.9
1997 Christian Cullen I D Dobson, Mrs D A Dobson, B A O'Meara Ricky May 2:27.5
1996 Franco Enforce W J Francis John Hay 2:26.1
1995 Spirit Of Zeus M R & B G Marlow/B A O'Meara/I D Dobson Anthony Butt 2:26.5
1994 Il Vicolo J H Seaton, M Purdon Mark Purdon 2:27.9
1993 Motoring Magic C Hadley, G Haworth, Mrs D Hadley Maurice McKendry 2:27.5
1992 Laud G G Helleur, A A Helleur Peter Jones 2:30.1
1991 Chokin Pacers Australia Synd Tony Herlihy 2:27.3
1990 Talk About Swift C W McLachlan Robert Cameron 1:59.5
1989 Honkin Vision V L Devery, Mrs D L Devery Henry Skinner 1:57.4
1988 National Glory K & Mrs J McDonald, R & Mrs R Dunn Robert Dunn 1:57.7
1987 Dillon Dean K Burley, D Dwyer Maurice McKendry 1:58.6
1986 Megatrend E N Crawford, A A Kennett Jack Carmichael 1:58.9
1985 Sir Alba R D Teahen, D P Teahen Richard Brosnan 1:57.4
1984 Arveeae V L, R J & A T Devery H W Skinner 1:59.1

See also

Reference list


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