Bobbie Lewis Quality

  • Date: Saturday September 10, 2016
  • Racecourse: Caulfield
  • Race Distance: 1,200m
  • Conditions: 4YO+ Quality Handicap
  • Prize Money: $200,000

2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality News

Faatinah tested at 1300m in Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Faatinah tested at 1300m in Kevin Heffernan Stakes

The Lindsay Park trained Faatinah will be tested at 1300m for the first time when he lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Faatinah, above, will be tested at 1300m for the first time in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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The 2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality is a Group 2 race that is run at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne during September each year. Run over a distance of 1,200 metres, the Bobbie Lewis Quality is worth $200,000 in prize money and is run under quality handicap conditions.

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Run as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Bobbie Lewis Quality is run on the same day as the Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m), Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) and Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m).

The first Bobbie Lewis Quality was run in 1988 when it was won by a horse named Placid Ark. Horses that run in the Bobbie Lewis Quality have often come via races such as the Aurie’s Star Handicap on the first day of the Melbourne Spring Carnival in August.

Horses that run well in the Bobbie Lewis Quality often go on to run well in races such as the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes, Group 1 Toorak Handicap or the Group 1 Emirates Stakes.

Notable winners of the Bobbie Lewis Quality include Hareeba (1994), Scenic Peak (2001), Swift Alliance (2009) and Doubtful Jack (200).

2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality Field

The Bobbie Lewis Quality field usually attracts horses from a range of preparations and skill backgrounds. The Bobbie Lewis Quality field races over 1200m, so regular sprinters tend to perform well as opposed to horses stepping back in distance. Open only to horses aged four years and older, the Bobbie Lewis Quality field is always experienced and fairly well talented. You can always expect a great race out of the Bobbie Lewis Quality field.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 3264x321x2 UNDER THE LOUVRE Robert Smerdon Dwayne Dunn 10 59kg 110
2 831114181x XTRAVAGANT (NZ) Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards Damien Oliver 7 57.5kg 107
3 x652x445x6 GENERALIFE John O’Shea Craig Williams 12 56.5kg 105
4 6712x2413x SIR MOMENTS Steven O’Dea Mark Zahra 3 56kg 104
5 8151116x4x DURENDAL Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Ms Katelyn Mallyon 6 53kg 98
6 21x16x204x KINGLIKE Gerald Ryan Chris Parnham 5 53kg 98
7 3x476x1213 THE MONSTAR Brett Cavanough Ms Winona Costin 2 53kg 97
8 14x19230x3 SANTA ANA LANE Lee & Anthony Freedman Daniel Moor 1 53kg 95
9 x1108x461x TIVACI Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 11 53kg 93
10 12346x115x FAATINAH David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss (a) 8 53kg 90
11 x2152911x6 WE’VE GOT THIS Greg Eurell Craig Newitt 9 53kg 87
12 1 ASTRO CASTRO Alan Hunter Jason Benbow 4 53kg 67

2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality Nominations

The 2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality nominations will be finalised on Monday, September 5th. Proving the popularity of the race as a Spring target, there are always a few dozen Bobbie Lewis Quality nominations for a final field limit of 20 horses.

The 2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality nominations will be provided below.

Past Winners & Results

Here you will find the winners and results for the Bobbie Lewis Quality since 2000.

Year Results Winning Time
2017 1 TBD 2 TBD 3 TBD TBD
2016 1 Faatinah 2 Tivaci 3 We’ve Got This 1:09.1
2015 1 Churchill Dancer 2 Under The Louvre 3 Gregers 1:08.8
2014 1 Chautauqua 2 Temple Of Boom 3 In Cahoots 1:08.1
2013 1 Speediness 2 Temple Of Boom 3 Albrecht 1:09.4
2012 1 We’re Gonna Rock 2 Spirit Of Boom 3 Title 1:10.8
2011 1 Lone Rock 2 Bel Sprinter 3 Danzylum 1:08.8
2010 1 Doubtful Jack 2 Beltrois 3 About Ready 1:11.4
2009 1 Swift Alliance 2 Gold Salute 3 Chasm 1:09.9
2008 1 Bon Hoffa 2 Grand Duels 3 Orange County 1:09.8
2007 1 Bon Hoffa 2 Swick 3 Flash Trick 1:10.3
2006 1 Bel Danoro 2 Perfectly Ready 3 Volitant 1:09.6
2005 1 Wildly 2 Calveen 3 Classiconi 1:09.3
2004 1 Face Value 2 Via De Lago 3 Scaredee Cat 1:11.0
2003 1 Titanic Jack 2 Bomber Bill 3 The Big Chill 1:09.8
2002 1 Chong Tong 2 Rubitano 3 Royal Code 1:10.9
2001 1 Scenic Peak 2 Calm Smytzer =2 3 Dash For Cash =2 1:06.7
2000 1 Ruthless Tycoon 2 Porto Roca 3 Manner Hill 1:12.5