SAJC Queen's Cup

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The SAJC Queen's Cup is a Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three-years-old and upwards, over a distance of 2000 metres.

The race was first held in 1930 and has been run every six years. Originally known as the "Kings Cup" before the Coronation of Elizabeth II as Queen in 1952, the first winner was Phar Lap.

It is held at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide.

Race history[edit]

1930 - 1966 held over 12 furlongs (approx. 2400 metres)
1972 - 1990 held over 2400 metres
1996 - 2003 held over 2000 metres
2008 - held over 2414 metres

1930–1978 was a Principal Race
1984 onwards Group 3

1930 - 1948 the race was known as the SAJC King's Cup
1954 onwards the race has been called the SAJC Queen's Cup.

The winners[edit]

  • 2008 - Tayllaroo [1]
  • 2003 - Bellton [2]
  • 1996 - Navajo Flash / Slygo Connection
  • 1990 - Raslaan
  • 1984 - Colonial Flag
  • 1978 - Vive Velours
  • 1972 - Scotch And Dry
  • 1966 - Red Handed
  • 1960 - Exaudi
  • 1954 - Sir Coral
  • 1948 - Valcurl
  • 1936 - Donaster
  • 1930 - Phar Lap

References[edit]