LKS Mackinnon Stakes

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LKS MacKinnon Stakes
Group 1 race
PETER PAN lll VRC MELBOURNE CUP 1932 & 1934.JPG
1932 & 1934 winner – Peter Pan
Location Flemington Racecourse
Inaugurated 1869 (as Melbourne Stakes)
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Longines (2014)
Race information
Distance 2,000 metres
Surface Turf
Qualification three year olds and over
Weight Weight for Age
Purse $1,000,000 (2014)

The LKS MacKinnon Stakes is a Victoria Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race run under Weight for Age conditions over a distance of 2000 metres at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia on the first day of the VRC Spring Carnival on Victoria Derby day, the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup.[1] Total prize money is A$1,000,000 and $2,500 trophy.

Race history[edit]

Many horses who have a ranking high enough to avoid the ballot for the Melbourne Cup use the race as a lead in to the 3,200 metres race on the first Tuesday in November (otherwise they race in the longer Lexus Stakes).
The race is named after a former chairman of the VRC L.K.S. MacKinnon (1861–1935).[2]

1933 winner – Rogilla Darby Munro up.
1907 winner – Poseidon


Race name[edit]

  • 1869–1936 - Melbourne Stakes

In 1937 the VRC moved the Melbourne Stakes to earlier in the spring where was run in September over a shorter distance of 1 mile. The race was the predecessor to the Turnbull Stakes.

  • 1937 onwards - LKS MacKinnon Stakes

Race distance[edit]

  • 1869–1971 - 114 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1972 onwards - 2000 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1869–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 1

Doubles wins[edit]

The following thoroughbreds have won the LKS MacKinnon StakesMelbourne Cup in the same year.

Winners[edit]

LKS Mackinnon Stakes (since 1937)[edit]

Melbourne Stakes (1869–1936)[edit]

For Melbourne Stakes winners between 1937–1947 see Turnbull Stakes.

  • 1936 - Gay Blonde
  • 1935 - Sylvandale
  • 1934 - Peter Pan
  • 1933 - Rogilla
  • 1932 - Peter Pan
  • 1931 - Phar Lap
  • 1930 - Phar Lap
  • 1929 - High Syce
  • 1928 - Gothic
  • 1927 - Silvius
  • 1926 - Manfred
  • 1925 - Pilliewinkie
  • 1924 - Gloaming
  • 1923 - Rivoli
  • 1922 - Harvest King
  • 1921 - Eurythmic
  • 1920 - Eurythmic
  • 1919 - Cetigne
  • 1918 - Magpie
  • 1917 - Cetigne
  • 1916 - Lavendo
  • 1915 - Traquette
  • 1914 - St. Carwyne
  • 1913 - Anna Carlovna
  • 1912 - Duke Foote
  • 1911 - Trafalgar
  • 1910 - Son Of The Marsh
  • 1909 - Alawa
  • 1908 - Peru
  • 1907 - Poseidon
  • 1906 - Solution
  • 1905 - Tartan
  • 1904 - Gladsome
  • 1903 - Wakeful
  • 1902 - Wakeful
  • 1901 - Wakeful
  • 1900 - Lancaster
  • 1899 - Mora
  • 1898 - Battalion
  • 1897 - Battalion
  • 1896 - Disfigured
  • 1895 - Hova
  • 1894 - Ruenalf
  • 1893 - Loyalty
  • 1892 - Autonomy
  • 1891 - Marvel
  • 1890 - Carbine
  • 1889 - Abercorn
  • 1888 - The Australian Peer
  • 1887 - Silver Mine
  • 1886 - Isonomy
  • 1885 - Trenton
  • 1884 - Malua
  • 1883 - Commotion
  • 1882 - Darebin
  • 1881 - Wheatear
  • 1880 - Chester
  • 1879 - First King
  • 1878 - Chester
  • 1877 - Robinson Crusoe
  • 1876 - Rapid Bay
  • 1875 - Kingsborough
  • 1874 - Dagworth
  • 1873 - Dagworth
  • 1872 - Contessa
  • 1871 - Warrior
  • 1870 - Tim Whiffler
  • 1869 - Glencoe

1946 Racebook[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Winners and Past Results for the MacKinnon Stakes". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "MR. L.K.S. MACKINNON V.R.C. Chairman Dead.". Trove Digital (The Canberra Times). 26 August 1935. p. 1 col. 5. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
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  17. ^ "2000 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  18. ^ "1999 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
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  30. ^ "1987 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
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  33. ^ "1984 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  34. ^ "1983 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014.