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Myer Classic

The Myer Classic is a Victoria Racing Club Group 1 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held under Weight for Age conditions, for fillies and mares aged three-years-old and upwards, over a distance of 1600 metres. It is held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne in October. Total prize money for the race is AUD$500,000.

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Race history

1988 onwards held over 1,600m

1988 – 1994 was a Listed Race
1995 – 1996 was a Group 3
1997 – 2003 was a Group 2
2004 onwards Group 1

1988 the race was known as ‘The Honda Legend’
1989–1992 the race was known as the ‘Honda Legend’
1993 the race was known as the ‘Hong Kong Bank Stakes’
1994–2001 the race was known as the ‘Hardy Brothers Classic’
2002–2004 the race was known as the ‘Nestle Peters Classic’
2005 onwards the race has been called the ‘Myer Classic’.

Winners

  • 2009 - Typhoon Tracy [1]
  • 2008 - Forensics [2]
  • 2006 - Lyrical Bid
  • 2005 - Lotteria
  • 2004 - Miss Potential
  • 2003 - Zanna
  • 2002 - Miss Zoe
  • 2001 - Market Price
  • 2000 - Super Sequel
  • 1999 - Noircir
  • 1998 - Bonanova
  • 1997 - Prairie
  • 1996 - Rose of Portland
  • 1995 - Aunty Mary
  • 1994 - Sedately
  • 1993 - Mingling Glances
  • 1992 - Excited Angel
  • 1991 - Western Chorus
  • 1990 - Natural Wonder
  • 1989 - Echo Lass
  • 1988 - Concordance

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