Turnbull Stakes

The Turnbull Stakes is a Victoria Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race, for horses four years old and older, run under set weights with penalties conditions over a distance of 2,000 metres. The race is held at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in early October. Total prize money is A$500,000.[1]

Turnbull Stakes
Group 1 race
Rising Fast, 1954 winner
LocationFlemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Inaugurated1865 (as VRC Royal Park Stakes)
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
SponsorTAB (2018)
Race information
Distance2,000 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationFour years old and older that are not maidens
WeightSet weights with penalties
PurseA$500,000 (2018)
BonusesWinner exempt from ballot in the Caulfield Cup

History

It is one of the important races of the Spring Racing Carnival and is considered a major preparatory race for the Caulfield Cup, W S Cox Plate and for the Melbourne Cup.

Name

In 1948 the race was renamed after the Victoria Racing Club Chairman at the time Richard Turnbull.[2]

The race has featured in the VRC Spring meet under different names.[3]

  • 18651894 - Royal Park Stakes
  • 18951897 - September Stakes
  • 18981935 - October Stakes
  • 19361947 - Melbourne Stakes
  • 1948 onwards - Turnbull Stakes

Grade

  • 18651978 - Principal Race
  • 19792005 - Group 2
  • 2006 - Group 1
  • 20072009 - Group 2
  • 2010 onwards - Group 1

Distance

  • 18651883 – 2 miles (~3200 metres)
  • 1884 - 134 miles (~2800 metres)
  • 18851890 – 2 miles (~3200 metres)
  • 1891 - 158 miles (~2600 metres)
  • 18921894 - 112 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 18951915 - 114 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 19151922 - 112 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 1923 - 114 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1924 - 118 miles (~1800 metres)
  • 19251947 - 1 mile (~1600m)
  • 19481970 - 112 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 1971 - 114 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1972 onwards - 2000m

Conditions

  • From 1864 to 1963 the race was run under Handicap conditions.
  • From 1964 to 1970 the race was run under Weight for Age conditions.






Winners

  • 2019 - Kings Will Dream[4]
  • 2018 - Winx[5]
  • 2017 - Winx[6]
  • 2016 - Hartnell[7]
  • 2015 - Preferment[8]
  • 2014 - Lucia Valentina[9]
  • 2013 - Happy Trails[10]
  • 2012 - Green Moon[11]
  • 2011 - December Draw[12]
  • 2010 - Zipping[13]
  • 2009 - Efficient[14]
  • 2008 - Littorio[15]
  • 2007 - Devil Moon[16]
  • 2006 - Sphenophyta[17]
  • 2005 - Makybe Diva[18]
  • 2004 - Elvstroem[19]
  • 2003 - Studebaker[20]
  • 2002 - Northerly[21]
  • 2001 - Sunline[22]
  • 2000 - Fairway[23]
  • 1999 - Sky Heights[24]
  • 1998 - Aerosmith[25]
  • 1997 - Marble Halls[26]
  • 1996 - Doriemus[27]
  • 1995 - All Our Mob[28]
  • 1994 - Redding[29]
  • 1993 - The Phantom Chance[30]
  • 1992 - Naturalism[31]
  • 1991 - Let's Elope[32]
  • 1990 - Better Loosen Up[33]
  • 1989 - Super Impose[34]
  • 1988 - Vo Rogue[35]
  • 1987 - Vo Rogue[36]
  • 1986 - Just Now[37]
  • 1985 - Lacka Reason[38]
  • 1984 - Al Dwain[39]
  • 1983 - Chez Nous[40]
  • 1982 - Birchwood
  • 1981 - No Peer
  • 1980 - Amarla
  • 1979 - Dulcify
  • 1978 - Lefroy
  • 1977 - Salamander
  • 1976 - Denise's Joy
  • 1975 - Analight
  • 1974 - Leilani
  • 1973 - Australasia
  • 1972 - Sharif
  • 1971 - Igloo
  • 1970 - Arctic Symbol
  • 1969 - Fileur
  • 1968 - Galilee
  • 1967 - Star Belle
  • 1966 - Tobin Bronze
  • 1965 - Craftsman
  • 1964 - Sir Dane
  • 1963 - Sometime
  • 1962 - Aquanita
  • 1961 - Blue Lodge
  • 1960 - Aircraft
  • 1959 - Mac
  • 1958 - Pandie Sun
  • 1957 - Syntax
  • 1956 - Pushover
  • 1955 - Redcraze
  • 1954 - Rising Fast
  • 1953 - Petrograd
  • 1952 - Aldershot
  • 1951 - Morse Code
  • 1950 - Comic Court
  • 1949 - Comic Court
  • 1948 - Beau Gem
  • 1947 - Sea Monarch
  • 1946 - Bernborough
  • 1945 - Lawrence
  • 1944 - Counsel
  • 1943 - Amana
  • 1942 - Great Britain
  • 1941 - Panka
  • 1940 - Ajax
  • 1939 - Manrico
  • 1938 - Ajax
  • 1937 - John Wilkes
  • 1936 - Prince Quex
  • 1935 - Cardinal
  • 1934 - Hall Mark
  • 1933 - Middle Watch
  • 1932 - Viol D'Amour
  • 1931 - Viol D'Amour
  • 1930 - Amounis
  • 1929 - High Syce
  • 1928 - Highland
  • 1927 - Royal Charter
  • 1926 - Manfred
  • 1925 - Fujisan
  • 1924 - Whittier
  • 1923 - Whittier
  • 1922 - Tangalooma
  • 1921 - Tangalooma
  • 1920 - Eurythmic
  • 1919 - Night Watch
  • 1918 - King Offa
  • 1917 - Lanius
  • 1916 - Greencap
  • 1915 - Lavendo
  • 1914 - Aleconner
  • 1913 - Mountain Princess
  • 1912 - Lady Medallist
  • 1911 - Flavian
  • 1910 - Captain White
  • 1909 - Iolaire
  • 1908 - Pink 'Un
  • 1907 - Subterranean
  • 1906 - Ellis
  • 1905 - Gladsome
  • 1904 - Gladsome
  • 1903 - Wakeful
  • 1902 - Strata Florida
  • 1901 - Haymaker
  • 1900 - Hautboy
  • 1899 - Mora
  • 1898 - Bobadil
  • 1897 - Ayrshire
  • 1896 - Resolute
  • 1895 - Hova
  • 1894 - Fortunatus
  • 1893 - Vakeel
  • 1892 - Donation
  • 1891 - Marvel
  • 1890 - Megaphone
  • 1889 - Prince Consort
  • 1888 - Mentor
  • 1887 - Carlyon
  • 1886 - Trenton
  • 1885 - Trenton
  • 1884 - David
  • 1883 - Legrand
  • 1882 - Darebin
  • 1881 - Sweetmeat
  • 1880 - Progress
  • 1879 - First King
  • 1878 - Warlock
  • 1877 - Robinson Crusoe
  • 1876 - Tocal
  • 1875 - Robin Hood
  • 1874 - Dagworth
  • 1873 - Don Juan
  • 1872 - King Of The Ring
  • 1871 - Warrior
  • 1870 - Tim Whiffler
  • 1869 - Peeress
  • 1868 - The Barb
  • 1867 - Warwick
  • 1866 - Volunteer
  • 1865 - The Sign

See also

References

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  2. "Turnbull Stakes". horseracing.com.au (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  3. "VRC Turnbull Stakes (winners from 1865-2000)". Beijing Jockey Club (in Chinese). China Stud Book. 2000. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  4. "2019 Result TAB Turnbull Stakes (held 5 October 2019)". bets.com.au. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  5. "2018 Result TAB Turnbull Stakes (held 6 October 2018)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  6. "2017 Result Seppelt Turnbull Stakes (held 7 October 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  7. "2016 Result Yellowglen Turnbull Stakes (held 2 October 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  8. "2015 Result Yellowglen Turnbull Stakes (held 4 October 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
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  10. "2013 Result Turnbull Stakes (held 5 October 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
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  13. "2010 Result Turnbull Stakes (held 3 October 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  14. "2009 Result Turnbull Stakes (held 3 October 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  15. "2008 Result Turnbull Stakes (held 4 October 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  16. "2007 Result Turnbull Stakes (held 6 October 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  17. "2006 Result Turnbull Stks (held 7 October 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  18. "2005 Result Turnbull Stks (held 1 October 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  19. "2004 Result Turnbull Stks (held 2 October 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  20. "2003 Result Turnbull Stks (held 4 October 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  21. "2002 Result Turnbull Stks (held 5 October 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  22. "2001 Result Turnbull Stks (held 6 October 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  23. "2000 Result Turnbull Stks (held 7 October 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  24. "1999 Result Turnbull Stks (held 2 October 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  25. "1998 Result Turnbull Stks (held 3 October 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  26. "1997 Result Turnbull Stks (held 4 October 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  27. "1996 Result Turnbull Stks (held 5 October 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  28. "1995 Result Turnbull Stks (held 7 October 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
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  30. "1993 Result Turnbull Stks (held 2 October 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  31. "1992 Result Turnbull Stks (held 3 October 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  32. "1991 Result Turnbull Stks (held 5 October 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  33. "1990 Result Turnbull Stks (held 6 October 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  34. "1989 Result Turnbull Stks (held 7 October 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  35. "1988 Result Turnbull Stks (held 1 October 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  36. "1987 Result Turnbull Stks (held 3 October 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  37. "1986 Result Turnbull Stks (held 4 October 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  38. "1985 Result Turnbull Stks (held 5 October 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  39. "1984 Result Turnbull Stks (held 6 October 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  40. "1983 Result Turnbull Stks (held 1 October 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
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