Caulfield Autumn Classic

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Caulfield Autumn Classic
Group 2 race
LocationCaulfield Racecourse
Inaugurated1957
Race typeThoroughbred
SponsorHeritage Finance (2018)
Race information
Distance1,800 metres
SurfaceTurf
QualificationThree-year-olds
WeightSet weights
Purse$200,000 (2018)

The Caulfield Autumn Classic is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race for horses three years old held under Set Weights conditions, over a distance of 1800 metres at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia in February.[1] Total prizemoney for the race is A$200,000. Total prizemoney is A$200,000.

History[edit]

Name[edit]

  • 1957–1986 - Stanley Plate
  • 1987–1990 - Caulfield Autumn Classic
  • 1991 - Tattersalls Classic
  • 1991–1997 - Caulfield Autumn Classic
  • 1998–2000 - AAMI Classic
  • 2001–2004 - Shannons Classic
  • 2005–2006 - Caulfield Autumn Classic
  • 2007 - National Jockey Celebration Day
  • 2008 - Pol Roger Stakes
  • 2009 - The Yalumba 160
  • 2010 - The Yalumba 161
  • 2011 - The Yalumba 162
  • 2012 onwards - Caulfield Autumn Classic

Distance[edit]

  • 1957–1970 - 1​14 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1971 - 1​18 (~1800 metres)
  • 1972 - 1​14 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1973–1986 - 2000 metres
  • 1987 onwards - 1800 metres

Grade[edit]

  • 1957–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979–1988 - Listed Race
  • 1989–1993 - Group 3
  • 1994 onwards Group 2

Venue[edit]

In 1996 the event was held at Flemington Racecourse due to reconstruction of Caulfield Racecourse.

Winners[edit]

  • 2018 - Valiant Spirit[2]
  • 2017 - Farson[3]
  • 2016 - Tally[4]
  • 2015 - Alpine Eagle[5]
  • 2014 - Vilanova[6]
  • 2013 - Super Cool[7]
  • 2012 - Upbeat[8]
  • 2011 - Folding Gear[9]
  • 2010 - Extra Zero[10]
  • 2009 - Stokehouse[11]
  • 2008 - Brom Brom[12]
  • 2007 - Ambitious General[13]
  • 2006 - Spinney[14]
  • 2005 - Renewable[15]
  • 2004 - Elvstroem[16]
  • 2003 - Natural Blitz[17]
  • 2002 - Don Eduardo[18]
  • 2001 - Fubu[19]
  • 2000 - Pins[20]
  • 1999 - Dignity Dancer[21]
  • 1998 - Gold Guru[22]
  • 1997 - Silver Glade[23]
  • 1996 - Iron Horse[24]
  • 1995 - Hurricane Sky[25]
  • 1994 - Waikikamukau[26]
  • 1993 - Redding[27]
  • 1992 - Laranto[28]
  • 1991 - Triscay[29]
  • 1990 - Stylish Century[30]
  • 1989 - King’s High[31]
  • 1988 - Mr.Danamite
  • 1987 - Myocard
  • 1986 - Normandy Bay
  • 1985 - Playful Monarch
  • 1984 - Tri-Flow
  • 1983 - Admiral Lincoln
  • 1982 - Gurner's Lane
  • 1981 - Find The Gold
  • 1980 - Mr.Independent
  • 1979 - Double Century
  • 1978 - Father’s Day[32]
  • 1977 - Blue Monarch
  • 1976 - Ready O’Ready
  • 1975 - Classic Conquest
  • 1974 - Sequester
  • 1973 - Red Cast
  • 1972 - Hampton’s Pride[33]
  • 1971 - Royal Guardsman
  • 1970 - Voleur
  • 1969 - Aventyl
  • 1968 - Chosen Lady
  • 1967 - Pharaon
  • 1966 - Naval Brass
  • 1965 - Matloch
  • 1964 - Spotted
  • 1963 - Soldate
  • 1962 - Blue Era
  • 1961 - Reinsman
  • 1960 - Nilarco
  • 1959 - High Peal
  • 1958 - Wool Man
  • 1957 - Lord Gavin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Caulfield Autumn Classic". Progroupracing.com (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  2. ^ "2018 Result – Heritage Finance Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 4 February 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ "2017 Result – Autumn Classic (held 25 February 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Ladbrokes Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 27 February 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  5. ^ "2015 Result – Race-Tech Aust. Autumn Classic (held 28 February 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  6. ^ "2014 Result – Bmw Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 22 February 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  7. ^ "2013 Result – Bmw Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 23 February 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  8. ^ "2012 Result – BMW Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 25 February 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  9. ^ "2011 Result – The Yalumba 162 Autumn Classic (held 26 February 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  10. ^ "2010 Result – The Yalumba 161 Autumn Classic (held 27 February 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  11. ^ "2009 Result – Yalumba 160 - Autumn Classic (held 28 February 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  12. ^ "2008 Result – Pol Roger Stakes (held 1 March 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  13. ^ "2007 Result – Nat. Jockey Celebration Day (held 3 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  14. ^ "2006 Result – Autumn Classic (held 4 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  15. ^ "2005 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 5 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  16. ^ "2004 Result – Shannons Classic (held 28 February 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  17. ^ "2003 Result – Shannons Classic (held 1 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  18. ^ "2002 Result – Shannons Classic (held 2 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  19. ^ "2001 Result – Shannons Classic (held 3 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  20. ^ "2000 Result – A.A.M.I. Classic (held 26 February 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  21. ^ "1999 Result – A.A.M.I. Classic (held 20 February 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  22. ^ "1998 Result – A.A.M.I. Classic (held 21 February 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  23. ^ "1997 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 2 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  24. ^ "1996 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 2 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  25. ^ "1995 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 5 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  26. ^ "1994 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 5 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  27. ^ "1993 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 27 February 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  28. ^ "1992 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 29 February 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  29. ^ "1991 Result – Tattersall's Classic (held 2 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  30. ^ "1990 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 3 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  31. ^ "1989 Result – Caulfield Autumn Classic (held 4 March 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  32. ^ "(1978 Result) 8 – Stanley Plate (held 3 March 1978)". The Age. News Google Digital. p. 37 col. 1–2. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  33. ^ "(1972 Result) 3 – Stanley Plate (held 3 March 1972)". The Age. News Google Digital. 5 March 1972. p. 23 col. 1–3. Retrieved 11 March 2015.