The Galaxy (ATC)

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The Galaxy
Group 1 race
LocationRosehill Gardens Racecourse
Inaugurated1972
Race typeThoroughbred - flat
SponsorPFD Food Services (2018)
Race information
Distance1,100 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
WeightOpen Handicap
PurseA$700,000 (2018)
BonusesExempt from ballot in T J Smith Stakes

The Galaxy is an Australian Turf Club Group One Thoroughbred open handicap horse race, run over a distance of 1100 metres at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in March or April.[1] Total prize money for the race is A$700,000.

History[edit]

Grade[edit]

  • 1972–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 - Listed Race
  • 1980–1983 - Group 2
  • 1984 onwards - Group 1

Venue[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 2018 - In Her Time[2]
  • 2017 - Russian Revolution[3]
  • 2016 - Griante[4]
  • 2015 - Sweet Idea[5]
  • 2014 - Tiger Tees[6]
  • 2013 - Bel Sprinter[7]
  • 2012 - Temple Of Boom[8]
  • 2011 - Atomic Force[9]
  • 2010 - †Shellscrape[10]
  • 2009 - Nicconi[11]
  • 2008 - Typhoon Zed[12]
  • 2007 - Magnus[13]
  • 2006 - Proprietor[14]
  • 2005 - Charge Forward[15]
  • 2004 - Spark Of Life[16]
  • 2003 - Snowland[17]
  • 2002 - Mistegic[18]
  • 2001 - Padstow[19]
  • 2000 - Black Bean[20]
  • 1999 - Masked Party[21]
  • 1998 - La Baraka[22]
  • 1997 - Accomplice[23]
  • 1996 - Gold Ace[24]
  • 1995 - Magic Of Money[25]
  • 1994 - Jetball[26]
  • 1993 - Sublimate[27]
  • 1992 - Schillaci[28]
  • 1991 - Mr Tiz[29]
  • 1990 - Potrero[30]
  • 1989 - Targlish[31]
  • 1988 - Snippets[32]
  • 1987 - Princely Heart[33]
  • 1986 - Rich Fields Lad[34]
  • 1985 - Manuan[35]
  • 1984 - Mr Illusion[36]
  • 1983 - Bronze Spirit[37]
  • 1982 - Grey Receiver
  • 1981 - Grey Receiver
  • 1980 - Hit It Benny
  • 1979 - Mistress Anne
  • 1978 - Luskin Star
  • 1977 - Salaam
  • 1976 - Wayne's Bid
  • 1975 - Bletchingly
  • 1974 - Starglow
  • 1973 - Kista
  • 1972 - Playbill

† Ortensia was first past the post but was disqualified for positive drug test[38]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for The Galaxy". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  2. ^ "2018 Result – The Pfd Food Services Galaxy (held 24 March 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  3. ^ "2017 Result – Nathan's Hotdogs The Galaxy (held 18 March 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Banjo Galaxy (held 19 March 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  5. ^ "2015 Result – Canadian Club Galaxy (held 21 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  6. ^ "2014 Result – Bloodstock.Com.Au Galaxy (held 29 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  7. ^ "2013 Result – The Galaxy (held 30 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  8. ^ "2012 Result – The James Boag Galaxy (held 21 April 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  9. ^ "2011 Result – The James Boag Galaxy (held 16 April 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  10. ^ "2010 Result – The Galaxy (held 17 April 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  11. ^ "2009 Result – The Coffey Projects The Galaxy (held 11 April 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  12. ^ "2008 Result – The Galaxy (held 22 March 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  13. ^ "2007 Result – The Galaxy (held 25 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  14. ^ "2006 Result – The Galaxy (held 19 April 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  15. ^ "2005 Result – The Galaxy (held 30 March 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  16. ^ "2004 Result – The Galaxy (held 14 April 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  17. ^ "2003 Result – The Galaxy (held 19 April 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  18. ^ "2002 Result – The Galaxy (held 30 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  19. ^ "2001 Result – The Galaxy (held 14 April 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  20. ^ "2000 Result – The Galaxy (held 22 April 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  21. ^ "1999 Result – The Galaxy (held 5 April 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  22. ^ "1998 Result – The Galaxy (held 13 April 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  23. ^ "1997 Result – The Galaxy (held 31 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  24. ^ "1996 Result – The Galaxy (held 8 April 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  25. ^ "1995 Result – The Galaxy (held 17 April 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  26. ^ "1994 Result – The Galaxy (held 4 April 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  27. ^ "1993 Result – The Galaxy (held 12 April 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  28. ^ "1992 Result – The Galaxy (held 20 April 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  29. ^ "1991 Result – The Galaxy (held 1 April 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  30. ^ "1990 Result – The Galaxy (held 16 April 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  31. ^ "1989 Result – The Galaxy (held 27 March 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  32. ^ "1988 Result – The Galaxy (held 4 April 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  33. ^ "1987 Result – The Galaxy (held 20 April 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  34. ^ "1986 Result – The Galaxy (held 31 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  35. ^ "1985 Result – The Galaxy (held 8 April 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  36. ^ "1984 Result – The Galaxy (held 21 April 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  37. ^ "1983 Result – The Galaxy (held 4 April 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  38. ^ "Ortensia Disqualified As Galaxy Winner". Racing and Sports (Australia). 20 August 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2013.