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Wellington R C Stakes

The Wellington R C Stakes is a Listed Australian thoroughbred horse race held under open conditions, for horses aged 3 years, over a distance of 1400m.

The race is conducted by the Melbourne Racing Club.

Contents

Race history

Distance

1979 held over 1400m
1980 - 1986 held over 1200m
1987 held over 1400m
1988 held over 1200m
1989 onwards held over 1400m

Class

1979 was a Principal Race
1980 was a Listed Race
1981 – 2004 was a Group 3
2005 onwards Listed Race

Name

1979 - 1990 the race was known as the ‘Autumn Stakes’
1991 the race was known as the ‘Tattersalls Stakes’
1992 - 2001 the race reverted back to the ‘Autumn Stakes’
2002 the race was known as the ‘Australia Day Vase’
2003 - 2004 the race reverted back to the ‘Autumn Stakes’
2005 onwards the race has known as the ‘Wellington R C Stakes’

The winners

  • 2009 - Nicconi[1]
  • 2008 - Turffontein[2]
  • 2006 - Thin And Crispy
  • 2005 - Niconero
  • 2004 - Special Harmony
  • 2003 - Titanic Jack
  • 2002 - Dash For Cash
  • 2001 - Desert Sky
  • 2000 - Sudurka
  • 1999 - Dignity Dancer
  • 1998 - Blaze The Turf

  • 1997 - Tarnpir Lane
  • 1996 - Nick On The Run
  • 1995 - St. Covet
  • 1994 - Royal Rubiton
  • 1993 - Just Juan
  • 1992 - Laranto
  • 1991 - Canny Lad
  • 1990 - The Oval
  • 1989 - King’s High
  • 1988 - Havelock’s Pride

  • 1987 - Northern Copy
  • 1986 - Beach Gown
  • 1985 - Testimony
  • 1984 - Centaine
  • 1983 - Lord Ballina
  • 1982 - Pure Of Heart
  • 1981 - Deck The Halls
  • 1980 - Tolhurst
  • 1979 - Gondolier

References

Australian Studbook - MRC Wellington R C Stakes Race Winners




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