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Salinger Stakes

The Salinger Stakes is a Victoria Racing Club Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne on VRC Derby Day. The event is an open handicap run over a distance of 1200 metres. Total prize money for the race is AUD$300,000 and $2,000 trophy. It was run as a Group 2 for the first time in 2007, taking over the Group 2 status of The Age Classic, a 1200 metre WFA race run one week later.

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Race history

  • Held as Craven A Stakes 1960-79
  • Pure-Pak Stakes 1980-84
  • Gasden Rheem Stakes 1985-93
  • Southcorp Stakes 1994-95
  • In 2007, it was downgraded from Group 1 to Group 2 status.

The winners

  • 2009 : Eagle Falls [1]
  • 2008 : Hot Danish [2]
  • 2007 : Swick [3]
  • 2006 : Dance Hero
  • 2003 : Ancient Song
  • 2002 : Rubitano
  • 2001 : Sudurka
  • 2000 : Easy Rocking
  • 1999 : Pharein
  • 1998 : Flavour
  • 1997 : Notoire
  • 1996 : Gold Ace
  • 1995 : Brawny Spirit
  • 1993 : Alishan
  • 1992 : Unspoken Word

  • 1991 : Final Card
  • 1990 : Planet Ruler
  • 1989 : Planet Ruler
  • 1988 : Special
  • 1987 : Sky Filou
  • 1986 : Taj Quillo
  • 1985 : Lord Ballina
  • 1984 : River Rough
  • 1983 : River Rough
  • 1982 : Forgone Conclusion
  • 1981 : Zegna
  • 1980 : Watney
  • 1979 : Rooney
  • 1978 : Always Welcome
  • 1977 : Galway Bay
  • 1976 : Maybe Mahal

  • 1975 : Miss Lockleys
  • 1974 : Scamanda
  • 1973 : Century
  • 1972 : Beaches
  • 1971 : Welsh Prince
  • 1970 : Dual Choice
  • 1968 : Snub
  • 1967 : Iga Ninja
  • 1966 : Marmion
  • 1965 : Picca
  • 1964 : Star Of Heaven
  • 1963 : Ripa
  • 1962 : Samson
  • 1961 : Bengal Tiger
  • 1960 : Karina

See also

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