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St George Stakes

The St George Stakes is a Group 2 Australian thoroughbred horse race held under weight for age conditions, for horses aged 2 years old and upwards, over a distance of 1800m. It is held at Caulfield racecourse in Melbourne every February. Prizemoney in 2008 was AUD$201,000.

Contents

Race history

Distance

1900 - 1972 held over 9 furlongs (approx. 1800m)
1973 - 1978 held over 1800m
1979 held over 1200m
1980 - 1981 held over 1800m
1982 held over 1600m
1983 held over 1800m
1984 - 1987 held over 1600m
1988 - 1994 held over 1800m
1995 held over 2000m
1996 onwards held over 1800m.

Class

1900 – 1978 was a Principal Race.
1979 onwards Group 2

The winners

  • 2010 - La Rocket [1]
  • 2009 - Theseo[2]
  • 2008 - Princess Coup[3]
  • 2007 - Pompeii Ruler[4]
  • 2006 - Our Smoking Joe[5]
  • 2001 - Cent Home[10]
  • 2000 - Royal Voyage[11]
  • 1999 - Istidaad
  • 1998 - Dane Ripper
  • 1997 - Istidaad
  • 1996 - Racer’s Edge
  • 1995 - Durbridge
  • 1994 - Durbridge
  • 1993 - Star Of The Realm
  • 1990 - King’s High
  • 1988 - Vo Rogue
  • 1987 - Foxseal
  • 1986 - Mrs.Fitzherbet
  • 1985 - Torbek
  • 1984 - Penny Edition
  • 1983 - Getting Closer
  • 1982 - Lawman
  • 1981 - My Brown Jug / Hyperno (dead heat)
  • 1980 - Minuetto
  • 1979 - Quiet Snort
  • 1978 - Unaware
  • 1977 - Ashbah
  • 1975 - Leilani
  • 1974 - Sobar
  • 1973 - Longfella
  • 1972 - Cyron

  • 1971 - Gay Icarus
  • 1969 - Rain Lover
  • 1968 - Winfreux
  • 1965 - Yangtze
  • 1964 - Sometime
  • 1963 - Aquanita
  • 1962 - Dhaulagiri
  • 1961 - Dhaulagiri
  • 1959 - Lord
  • 1958 - Prince Darius
  • 1956 - Somerset Fair
  • 1955 - Flying Halo
  • 1954 - Cromis
  • 1953 - Hydrogen
  • 1952 - Delta
  • 1949 - Carbon Copy
  • 1948 - Valcurl
  • 1947 - Attley
  • 1945 - Tranquil Star
  • 1944 - Tranquil Star
  • 1943 - Sun Valley
  • 1941 - Tranquil Star
  • 1940 - High Caste
  • 1938 - Hua
  • 1937 - Young Idea
  • 1935 - Farndale

  • 1934 - Danilo
  • 1933 - Eastern Chief
  • 1932 - Ammon Ra
  • 1929 - Black Duchess
  • 1928 - Black Duchess
  • 1926 - Whittier
  • 1923 - Easingwold
  • 1921 - race not held
  • 1920 - Artilleryman
  • 1919 - Mistico
  • 1917 - Patrobas
  • 1916 - Cyklon
  • 1915 - Land Of Song
  • 1914 - Jolly Beggar
  • 1913 - Cider
  • 1912 - Trafalgar
  • 1911 - Comedy King
  • 1910 - Alawa
  • 1909 - Soultline
  • 1908 - Mountain King
  • 1907 - Ellis
  • 1906 - Lady Wallace
  • 1905 - Billingsgate
  • 1904 - Scottish King
  • 1903 - Footbolt
  • 1902 - Wakeful
  • 1901 - Clean Sweep
  • 1900 - Parthian

References

Australian Studbook - MRC St George Stakes Race Winners



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