Bletchingly Stakes

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Bletchingly Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Caulfield Racecourse
Inaugurated 1994
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Sportingbet (2013)
Race information
Distance 1,200 metres
Surface Turf
Weight Weight for age
Purse $150,000 (2013)

The Bletchingly Stakes is a Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held under Weight for age conditions, over a distance of 1200 metres. It is held at Caulfield Racecourse annually in July and is the last Group race held in Melbourne each season. Total prizemoney for the race is A$150,000 with $90,000 for first place.[1]

Race history[edit]

Race name[edit]

The race was first held in 1992 and is named in honour of the former champion racehorse and sire Vain.[1]

Race distance[edit]

  • 1994–2003 - 1100 metres
  • 2004 onwards - 1200 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1994–1996 - Listed race
  • 1997 - Group 3 status

The winners[edit]

  • 2014 - Thiamandi [2]
  • 2013 - Second Effort[3]
  • 2012 - Ready To Rip[4]
  • 2011 - Mid Summer Music[5]
  • 2010 - Shoot Out[6]
  • 2009 - Let Go Thommo[7]
  • 2008 - Commanding Hope[8]
  • 2007 - Apache Cat[9]
  • 2006 - Minson[10]
  • 2005 - Regal Roller[11]
  • 2004 - Le Zagaletta[12]
  • 2003 - Super Elegant[13]
  • 2002 - Rubitano[14]
  • 2001 - Windigo[15]
  • 2000 - Dandy Kid[16]
  • 1999 - Sports[17]
  • 1998 - Jugulator[18]
  • 1997 - Blazing Reality[19]
  • 1996 - You Remember[20]
  • 1995 - You Remember[21]
  • 1994 - Poetic King[22]

See also[edit]

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