Maribyrnong Plate

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Maribyrnong Plate
Group 3 race
Location Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Inaugurated 1871
Race type Thoroughbred
Race information
Distance 1,000 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Two-year-olds
Weight Set weights
Colts and geldings – 57 kg.
Fillies – 55 kg.
Purse $150,000 (2016)

The Maribyrnong Plate is a Victoria Racing Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-olds, at set weights, over a distance of 1000 metres, at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia on the last day of the VRC Spring Carnival in November.[1] Total prize money for the race is A$150,000.

History[edit]

The race is named after the river, Maribyrnong which is in close proximity to the Flemington racetrack. The river has often flooded the racetrack as was the case in 1974[2] and 2014.[3]

Prior to 1995 as well as 2007–08 the race was held on the first day of the VRC Spring Carnival, Victoria Derby Day.

Distance[edit]

  • 1871–1971 - 5 furlongs (~1000 metres)
  • 1972–1993 - 1000 metres
  • 1994 - 1200 metres
  • 1995 - 1100 metres
  • 1996 onwards - 1000 metres

Grade[edit]

  • 1871–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979–2004 - Group 2
  • 2005 onwards - Group 3

Winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Aspect[4]
  • 2015 - Power Trip[5]
  • 2014 - Prompt Return[6]
  • 2013 - Boomwaa[7]
  • 2012 - Direct Charge[8]
  • 2011 - Real Stolle[9]
  • 2010 - Arctic Command[10]
  • 2009 - General Truce[11]
  • 2008 - Our Joan Of Arc[12]
  • 2007 - Exceedingly Good[13]
  • 2006 - Husson Lightning[14]
  • 2005 - Nadeem[15]
  • 2004 - Jiang[16]
  • 2003 - Sanziro[17]
  • 2002 - Ra Sun[18]
  • 2001 - Bel Esprit[19]
  • 2000 - Langoustine[20]
  • 1999 - Happy Giggle[21]
  • 1998 - Testa Rossa[22]
  • 1997 - Catnipped[23]
  • 1996 - Lady Of The Pines[24]
  • 1995 - Flavour[25]
  • 1994 - Exclusive Halo[26]
  • 1993 - Tennessee Morn[27]
  • 1992 - The Heavyweight[28]
  • 1991 - Catchfire[29]
  • 1990 - Raise A Rhythm[30]
  • 1989 - Canny Lad[31]
  • 1988 - Show County[32]
  • 1987 - Sculpture's Blue[33]
  • 1986 - Rancho Ruler[34]
  • 1985 - Lord Mornington[35]
  • 1984 - New Atlantis[36]
  • 1983 - Martec[37]
  • 1982 - Brave Show
  • 1981 - Rancher
  • 1980 - Fire Thunder
  • 1979 - King Zavata
  • 1978 - Star Shower
  • 1977 - Peeping
  • 1976 - Blazing Saddles
  • 1975 - Aqua D'Oro
  • 1974 - Caboul
  • 1973 - Scamanda
  • 1972 - New Gleam[38]
  • 1971 - Friar's Joy
  • 1970 - Captain Hayes
  • 1969 - Baguette
  • 1968 - Vain
  • 1967 - Biscay
  • 1966 - Birthright
  • 1965 - Very Merry
  • 1964 - King Star
  • 1963 - L'Orage Boy
  • 1962 - Heirloom
  • 1961 - Jan's Image
  • 1960 - Native Statesman
  • 1959 - Dalai
  • 1958 - Fine And Dandy
  • 1957 - Sandhurst
  • 1956 - Concert Star
  • 1955 - Starover
  • 1954 - Aboukir
  • 1953 - Fascinating
  • 1952 - Apple Jack
  • 1951 - Cellar Master
  • 1950 - Jana
  • 1949 - Mighty Song
  • 1948 - Adela
  • 1947 - Scotwyn
  • 1946 - Moonbeam
  • 1945 - Bold Beau
  • 1944 - Felstar
  • 1943 - Oaklaw
  • 1942 - Maemanto
  • 1941 - Hesione
  • 1940 - All Love
  • 1939 - Broadcaster
  • 1938 - Aurania[39]
  • 1937 - Nuffield
  • 1936 - Sweet Memories
  • 1935 - Fidelity
  • 1934 - Bimilla
  • 1933 - Pasha
  • 1932 - Rapsonia
  • 1931 - Vauntry
  • 1930 - La Justice
  • 1929 - Green Wave
  • 1928 - Parkwood
  • 1927 - Mollison
  • 1926 - Royal Feast
  • 1925 - Rampion
  • 1924 - Manacre
  • 1923 - Heroic
  • 1922 - Lady Reynard
  • 1921 - Bellambi
  • 1920 - Antarian
  • 1919 - Trey
  • 1918 - Gambler's Gold
  • 1917 - Sweet Lady
  • 1916 - Pah King
  • 1915 - Ettefred
  • 1914 - Red Signal
  • 1913 - Traquette
  • 1912 - Beragoon
  • 1911 - Gold Brew
  • 1910 - Philio
  • 1909 - Desert Rose
  • 1908 - Brookong
  • 1907 - Mother Goose
  • 1906 - Maltine
  • 1905 - Oreillet
  • 1904 - Murillo
  • 1903 - Bee Bee
  • 1902 - Duke Of Grafton
  • 1901 - Niphetos
  • 1900 - Ibex
  • 1899 - Finland
  • 1898 - Scorn
  • 1897 - Lady Mostyn
  • 1896 - Keera
  • 1895 - Newhaven
  • 1894 - Arihi
  • 1893 - Dreamland
  • 1892 - The Sailor Prince
  • 1891 - Etra Weenie
  • 1890 - Yarran
  • 1889 - The Admiral
  • 1888 - Necklet
  • 1887 - Lonsdale
  • 1886 - Hortense
  • 1885 - Acme
  • 1884 - Newstead
  • 1883 - Iolanthe
  • 1882 - Narina
  • 1881 - Segenhoe
  • 1880 - † Lavinia / Welcome Jack
  • 1879 - Palmyra
  • 1878 - Nellie
  • 1877 - Vulcan
  • 1876 - Habena
  • 1875 - Newminster
  • 1874 - Maid Of All Work
  • 1873 - Stockbridge
  • 1872 - Dagmar
  • 1871 - Argus Scandal

† Dead heat

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Maribyrnong Plate". Pro Group Racing Australia. 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Floods hit Flemington". Victoria Racing Club History Timeline. 16 May 1974. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Traynor, Darian (24 June 2014). "Wild Weather Causes Flooding In Melbourne CBD". Getty images. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Maribyrnong Plate (held 5 November 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "2015 Result – Racing.Com Maribyrnong Plate (held 7 November 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "2014 Result – Racing.Com Maribyrnong Plate (held 8 November 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  7. ^ "2013 Result – The H.K.J.C. Maribyrnong Plate (held 9 November 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "2012 Result – H.K.J.C. Maribyrnong Plate (held 10 November 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  9. ^ "2011 Result – Hong Kong J.C. Maribyrnong Plt (held 5 November 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "2010 Result – H.K.J.C. Maribyrnong Plate (held 6 November 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
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  12. ^ "2008 Result – The Inglis Maribyrnong Plate (held 1 November 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  13. ^ "2007 Result – Maribyrnong Plate (held 3 November 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  14. ^ "2006 Result – Maribyrnong Plate (held 11 November 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
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  19. ^ "2001 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 10 November 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  20. ^ "2000 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 11 November 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  21. ^ "1999 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 6 November 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  22. ^ "1998 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 7 November 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
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  26. ^ "1994 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 5 November 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  27. ^ "1993 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 30 October 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  28. ^ "1992 Result – Maribyrnong Plt (held 31 October 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  29. ^ "1991 Result – Maribyrnong Plate (held 2 November 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  30. ^ "1990 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 3 November 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  31. ^ "1989 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 4 November 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  32. ^ "1988 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 29 October 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  33. ^ "1987 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 31 October 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  34. ^ "1986 Result – Maribyrnong Plte (held 1 November 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  35. ^ "1985 Result – Maribyrnong Plt (held 2 November 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  36. ^ "1984 Result – Maribyrnong Plate (held 3 November 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  37. ^ "1983 Result – Maribyrnong Plate (held 29 October 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  38. ^ "Flemington Results – M'byrnong (held 4 November 1972)". News (Google). The Sydney Morning Herald. 5 November 1972. p. 78 col 3–6. Retrieved 26 October 2015. 
  39. ^ "Details And Running Of Races - Maribyrnong Plate (held 29 October 1938)". The Barrier Miner. Trove. 29 October 1938. p. 1 col. 1–4. Retrieved 26 October 2015.