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Shannon Stakes

The Shannon Stakes is a Sydney Turf Club Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred quality handicap horse race, for horses aged three years old and upwards, over a distance of 1500 metres. It is held annually at Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney in September. Total prize money for the race is AUD$150,000.

The race is named for the outstanding Hall of Fame horse and Hollywood Gold Cup winner Shannon.

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Race history

  • Up to 2000 the race was a Group 3 race.
  • From 2001 is a Group 2 race.

The winners

  • 2009 Drumbeats [1]
  • 2008 Musket [2]
  • 2007 Race not held
  • 2006 Stormhill
  • 2005 Lotteria
  • 2004 Nips
  • 2003 Sportsman
  • 2002 Gordo
  • 2001 On Type
  • 2000 Al Mansour
  • 1999 Referral
  • 1998 Armed For Action
  • 1997 Quick Flick
  • 1996 Juggler
  • 1995 Sprint By
  • 1994 Play Or Pay
  • 1993 Soho Square
  • 1992 Palatin
  • 1991 Deposition
  • 1990 Go Bush
  • 1989 Cole Diesel
  • 1988 Never Quit
  • 1987 Never Quit
  • 1986 Drawn
  • 1985 Double Dandy


See also

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