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Winning Edge Stakes

The Winning Edge Presentations Stakes is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held under open handicap conditions, for horses aged 3 years old and upwards, over a distance of 2400 m. It is held at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne. It is an important lead-up to the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

For a majority of its long history the race has been known as the ‘Herbert Power Handicap’.

Contents

Race history

Distance

1898 - 1899 held over 8 furlongs (approx. 1600m)
1900 - 1919 held over 11 furlongs (approx. 2200m)
1920 - 1971 held over 12 furlongs (approx. 2400m)
1972 onwards held over 2400 m.

Class

1898 – 1978 was a Principal Race
1979 – 1980 was a Group 3
1981 onwards Group 2.

Name

1898 - 1919 the race was known as the ‘Eclipse (11f) Stakes’
1920 - 1992 the race was known as the ‘Herbert Power Handicap’
1993 - 1996 the race was known as the ‘Quick-Eze Stakes’
1997 the race was known as the ‘Perrier Mineral Water Stakes’
1998 - 1999 the race was known as the ‘Perrier Stakes’
2000, 2009-onwards the race was known as the ‘Herbert Power Stakes’
2001-08 the race was been called the ‘Winning Edge Presentations Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2009 - Alcopop [1]
  • 2008 - Dolphin Jo [2]
  • 2006 - Growl
  • 2005 - Leica Falcon
  • 2004 - Rizon
  • 2003 - Yakama
  • 2002 - The Secondmortgage
  • 2001 - Freemason
  • 2000 - Majestic Avenue
  • 1998 - Magneto
  • 1997 - Bonsai Pipeline
  • 1996 - The Bandette
  • 1995 - Unsolved
  • 1994 - Solo Show
  • 1993 - Great Vintage
  • 1992 - Aquidity
  • 1991 - Princess Pushy
  • 1990 - Just A Dancer
  • 1989 - Nayrizi
  • 1988 - Congressman
  • 1987 - Cossack Warrior
  • 1986 - Pharostan
  • 1985 - Fil De Roi
  • 1984 - Colonial Flag
  • 1983 - Nostradamus
  • 1982 - Carringbush
  • 1981 - Flashing Light
  • 1980 - Mr.Independent
  • 1979 - Pigalle
  • 1977 - Impeller
  • 1975 - Suleiman
  • 1974 - Big Angel
  • 1973 - Gala Supreme
  • 1972 - Scotch And Dry

  • 1971 - Spectre
  • 1970 - Beer Street
  • 1969 - Alsop
  • 1968 - Impetus
  • 1967 - Padtheway
  • 1966 - Gala Crest
  • 1965 - Captain Blue
  • 1964 - Sybeau
  • 1963 - Straight Irish
  • 1962 - Silver Pelt
  • 1961 - Nilarco
  • 1960 - Optic Prince
  • 1959 - Mac
  • 1958 - King Nero
  • 1957 - Pandie Sun
  • 1956 - Fighting Force
  • 1954 - Wodalla
  • 1953 - My Hero
  • 1952 - Durham
  • 1951 - Durham
  • 1950 - Dashing Beau
  • 1949 - Dashing Beau
  • 1948 - Howe
  • 1947 - Riot
  • 1946 - Sir Actor
  • 1945 - Logical
  • 1944 - Claudette
  • 1943 - Mac Rob
  • 1942 - Colonus
  • 1941 - Historian
  • 1940 - Rex Felt
  • 1939 - Respirator
  • 1938 - Marauder
  • 1937 - International
  • 1936 - Desert Chief
  • 1935 - Red Ray

  • 1934 - Broad Arrow
  • 1933 - Segati
  • 1932 - Scalpel
  • 1931 - Shadow King
  • 1930 - Second Wind
  • 1929 - Taisho
  • 1928 - Strephon
  • 1927 - Royal Charter
  • 1926 - The Banker
  • 1925 - Royal Charter
  • 1924 - Easingwold
  • 1923 - Easingwold
  • 1922 - Purser
  • 1920 - Tangalooma
  • 1919 - Eusebius
  • 1918 - Outlook
  • 1917 - Pah King
  • 1916 - Cyklon
  • 1915 - Burrabadeen
  • 1914 - Anna Carlovna
  • 1913 - Anna Carlovna
  • 1912 - Lady Medallist
  • 1911 - Comedy King
  • 1910 - Master Soult
  • 1909 - Alawa
  • 1908 - Alawa
  • 1905 - Marvel Loch
  • 1904 - Nuncio
  • 1903 - Wakeful
  • 1902 - Wakeful
  • 1901 - Bonnie Chiel
  • 1900 - Kinglike
  • 1899 - Australian Star
  • 1898 - Cocos

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