Golden Slipper Stakes
|Location||Rosehill Gardens Racecourse|
|Race type||Thoroughbred - flat|
The Golden Slipper Stakes is an Australian Thoroughbred horse race for two year old horses held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney run over 1,200 metres on turf at set weights. It is the premier two year old race in Australia and is the world's richest race for two-year-old Thoroughbreds.
Since 2009 the race is held on the first Saturday in April. In 2008 it was held in mid-April - four weeks after Easter in March. Prior to 2008, the race was held on the Saturday before Good Friday in conjunction with a series of races known as the Golden Slipper Carnival. Prize money in 2013 was A$3,500,000.
The first Golden Slipper Stakes took place in 1957 and was won by Todman by Star Kingdom who also sired the next four winners of the Golden Slipper. Star Kingdom bloodlines can still be found in the breeding of many of today's winners.
Trainers with most wins:
Jockeys with most wins:
Winners of the Golden Slipper Stakes
† Initially scheduled for 23 March 1963 but the meeting was abandoned due to wet track conditions. Race was held 27 March 1963
- de Bourg, Ross, “The Australian and New Zealand Thoroughbred”, Nelson, West Melbourne, 1980, ISBN 0-17-005860-3
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- "Rosehill Results (Official result 1980 Race 4 G Slipper Stks)". The Sydney Morning Herald (Google News Archive (Digitize)). 30 March 1980. p. 68 (column 1–2). Retrieved 4 April 2013.
- "Rosehill Results (Official result Race 4 Golden Slipper Stakes)". The Sydney Morning Herald (Google News Archive (Digitize)). 24 March 1963. p. 15 (column 1–2). Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- Abboti, Roy (24 March 1963). "SLIPPER DECISION DELAYED". The Sun Herald, Sydney (Google News Archive (Digitize)). p. 45 (column 1–3). Retrieved 24 March 2013.
Huxley, Dennis (2007). Miller's Guide 007/08. Millers's Guide P\L.
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