How Now Stakes

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Ladbrokes Odds Boost Stakes
registered as How Now Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Inaugurated 1999
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Ladbrokes (2016)
Race information
Distance 1,200 metres
Surface Turf
Qualification Mares four year old and older
Weight Set weights with penalties
Purse $150,000 (2016)

The Ladbrokes Odds Boost Stakes, registered as the How Now Stakes, Melbourne Racing Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race held under set weights with penalties conditions, for mares aged four years old and upwards, over a distance of 1200 metres in late September. It is held at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The registered race is named after the brilliant filly How Now, who won the 1976 Underwood Stakes.[2] This race is held on the same card as the Underwood Stakes.

Distance[edit]

From 1999 onwards held over 1200m

Grade[edit]

  • 1999–2004 - Listed Race
  • 2005 onwards - Group 3.

Name[edit]

  • 1999 - Cranbourne Daihatsu Stakes
  • 2000–2001 - Dairy Farmers Milk Stakes
  • 2002 - Dubai Convention Bureau Stakes
  • 2003–2004 - Emirates Racing Association Stakes
  • 2005 - Dubai International Stakes
  • 2006 - How Now Stakes
  • 2007 - South Yarra Stakes
  • 2008–2011 - How Now Stakes
  • 2012–2014 - Sportingbet Sprint Series Heat 2 Stakes
  • 2015 - William Hill Sprint Series Heat 2 Stakes
  • 2016 - Ladbrokes Odds Boost Stakes

Winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Secret Agenda[3]
  • 2015 - Politeness[4]
  • 2014 - Girl Guide[5]
  • 2013 - Catkins[6]
  • 2012 - Detours[7]
  • 2011 - Sister Madly[8]
  • 2010 - Valentine Miss[9]
  • 2009 - Velocitea[10]
  • 2008 - Vivacious Spirit[11]
  • 2007 - Miss Judgement[12]
  • 2006 - Queen Of The Hill[13]
  • 2005 - †Sarah Michelle / Brindabella[14]
  • 2004 - Strikeline[15]
  • 2003 - Lovely Jubly[16]
  • 2002 - Taimana[17]
  • 2001 - Miss Power Bird[18]
  • 2000 - Piavonic[19]
  • 1999 - Snippets' Lass[20]

† Deadheat

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the How Now Stakes". Progroupracing.com (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Race History Underwood Stakes - First 3 placegetters". stallions.com.au. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "2016 Result – Ladbrokes Odds Boost How Now (held 17 September 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "2015 Result – William Hill Series Ht-2 Stks (held 19 September 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "2014 Result – Sportingbet Sprint (held 20 September 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "2013 Result – Sportingbet Sprint (held 21 September 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "2012 Result – Sportingbet Sprint (held 22 September 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  8. ^ "2011 Result – How Now Stakes (held 17 September 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  9. ^ "2010 Result – Sportingbet How Now Stakes (held 18 September 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  10. ^ "2009 Result – How Now Stakes (held 19 September 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  11. ^ "2008 Result – How Now Stakes (held 20 September 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  12. ^ "2007 Result – South Yarra Stakes (held 22 September 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  13. ^ "2006 Result – How Now Stks (held 23 September 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  14. ^ "2005 Result – Dubai International Stks (held 17 September 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  15. ^ "2004 Result – Dubai International Racing Carnival Stakes (held 19 September 2004)". Racing Vic. (Aus.). Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  16. ^ "2003 Result – Emirates Racing Association Stakes (held 21 September 2003)". Racing Vic. (Aus.). Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  17. ^ "2002 Result – Dubai Convention Bureau Plate (held 22 September 2002)". Racing Vic. (Aus.). Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  18. ^ "2001 Result – Dairy Farmers Milk Stakes (held 23 September 2001)". Racing Vic. (Aus.). Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  19. ^ "Piavonic (career)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 14 September 2015. 1st of 15 CAUL 23Sep00 1200m Good3 D/FARM STK Listed $75,600 ($49,350) Nash Rawiller 55.5kg Barrier 8 2nd Nova Clause 55.5kg, 3rd St. Clemens Belle 58.5kg 1:10.32 (600m 34.66), 1.3L, 4th@800m, 5th@400m, 6-1/9-1 
  20. ^ "1999 Result – Cranbourne Daihatsu Stks (held 19 September 1999)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 14 September 2015.