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Telegraph Handicap

Group I race
Telegraph Handicap
Location Trentham Racecourse
Wellington, New Zealand
Inaugurated 1891
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Trentham Racecourse
Race information
Distance 1200m (6 furlongs)
Track Turf, Left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds and up
Weight Handicap
Purse NZ$1,000,000

The Telegraph Handicap is a Group One New Zealand horse race. Held at Trentham in January, it is held over 1200 metres and is New Zealand's premier sprint race. In 2009, the race's prize money was quadrupled to $1,000,000, making it New Zealand's third-equal richest race along with the New Zealand 2000 Guineas, the Karaka Million and the Auckland Cup.[1]

Previous winners



2010 Vonusti
2009 Mufhasa
2008 Seachange
2007 Darci Brahma
2006 Gee I Jane
2005 Keeninsky
2004 King's Chapel
2003 Tit For Taat
2002 Vinaka
2001 Star Of Gold
2000 Fritz
1999 Bawalaksana
1998 Vegas
1997 O'Reilly
1996 Loader
1995 Lord Tridan
1994 Lady Madonna
1993 Victory Dias
1992 Morar
1991 Vain Sovereign
1990 Mr Tiz
1989 Mr Tiz & Festal (Dead Heat)
1988 Courier Bay
1987 Courier Bay



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