The 2018 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap is a Group 3 race that takes place at Newcastle racecourse in March each year.
Run over a distance of 1,400 metres, the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap is run as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
The race, which takes place midweek, is run under quality handicap conditions and is worth $150,000 in prize money.
The Newcastle Newmarket Handicap was first run in 1988 when it was won by a horse named Lucky Rass. Horses that run in the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap each year have typically come via races such as the Group 3 Liverpool Stakes.
Those horses that perform well in the race then often go on to the Group 2 Ajax Stakes and the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes later in the carnival.
The Newcastle Newmarket Handicap attracts predominantly local gallopers, as well as interstate horses that are looking to begin their autumn racing campaigns in the Sydney.
Notable winners of the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap include Magic Road (1996), Zabarra (2003), Soho Flyer (2009) and Keeping The Dream (2011).
2018 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap
The 2018 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap field is published below.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||x35011254x||SOUND PROPOSITION (NZ)||Kris Lees||Hugh Bowman||1||58kg||106|
|2||2012x631x5||DUCA VALENTINOIS (IRE)||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||10||57kg||104|
|3||929x56541x||SHIRAZ||Kim Waugh||Andrew Adkins||11||55kg||100|
|4||1106x7354x||SPECTROSCOPE (USA)||James Cummings||Joshua Parr||8||55kg||100|
|5||x3x128x25x||MISTER SEA WOLF (IRE)||Chris Waller||Tim Clark||3||54kg||98|
|6||5x31x1x311||LANCIATO (NZ)||Mark Newnham||Ms Rachel King (a)||6||54kg||96|
|7||22x253920x||LIFE LESS ORDINARY (IRE)||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||9||54kg||96|
|8||9x93730x88||ARTLEE||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||7||54kg||94|
|9||1x56088x43||ROYAL TUDOR||Rodney Ollerton||Christian Reith||5||54kg||89|
|10||x32111114x||SPECIAL MISSILE||John P Thompson||Brenton Avdulla||2||54kg||88|
|11||x26750x413||WHAT COULD BE||Alan Scorse||Grant Buckley||4||54kg||69|
Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Winners & Results
Below you will find a list of Newcastle Newmarket Handicap past winners and results since the year 2000.
|2016||1 Artistry||2 Nancy||3 Amovatio||1:19.9|
|2015||1 Laser Hawk||2 Scorpio Queen||3 Mighty Lucky||1:21.9|
|2014||1 Mecir||2 Strawberry Boy||3 Slow Pace||1:23.0|
|2013||1 Bello||2 Laser Hawk||3 Famous Seamus||1:21.2|
|2012||1 He’s Remarkable||2 Dao Dao||3 Star of Octagonal||1:22.5|
|2011||1 Keepin The Dream||2 Purrpurrlena||3 So Anyway||1:22.2|
|2010||1 Walking Or Dancing||2 Brilliant Light||3 Emperor Bonaparte||1:23.7|
|2009||1 Soho Flyer||2 Chasm||3 Walking Or Dancing||1.20:9|
|2008||1 Falaise||2 German Chocolate||3 Friday Creek||1:21.5|
|2007||1 Danzippo||2 Diamond Sun||3 High Cee||1:22.5|
|2006||1 Tall Timbers||2 Bentley Biscuit||3 Gorgonite||1:22.5|
|2005||1 Patezza||2 Cool Front||3 Gabfest||1:23.1|
|2004||1 Platinum Scissors||2 Mantario||3 Carael Boy||1:22.4|
|2003||1 Zabarra||2 Carael Boy||3 Grand Armee||1:23.2|
|2002||1 Hey Pronto||2 Lord Essex||3 Lets Compromise||1:22.9|
|2001||1 Crawl||2 Indominate||3 Phoenix Park||1:23.5|
|2000||1 Spying||2 Corporate Bruce||3 Beauchamp||1:24.2|