The Norman Robinson Stakes is now known as the Caulfield Classic.
The Norman Robinson Stakes is a Group 3 race that takes place at Caulfield racecourse in October each year. Run over a distance of 2,000 metres, the Norman Robinson Stakes is run as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The race, which is open to three-year-olds only, is run under set-weight plus penalty conditions and is worth $125,000 in prize money.
The Norman Robinson Stakes was first run in 1978 when it was won by a horse named Society Beau. The race was originally run as a Listed race until it was given Group 3 status in 1998. The Norman Robinson Stakes was run as a Group 2 from 2000-2004 until it was downgraded once again to a Group 3 in 2005. Throughout the years the Norman Robinson Stakes has been known under many different names, including the Wallace Stakes and the Steeves Lumley Stakes.
The Norman Robinson Stakes takes place on Caulfield Cup Day and shares its program with the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, Group 2 Caulfield Sprint, group 2 Tristarc Stakes, Group 3 David Jones Cup and Group 3 Moonga Stakes.
Notable winners of the Norman Robinson Stakes include Attack (1979), Gold Deck (1984), Nothin’ Leica Dane (1995), Blackfriars (1999), Shamoline Warrior (2009), Retrieve (2010) and Sabrage (2011).
Norman Robinson Stakes Winners & Results
Below you will find a list of Norman Robinson Stakes past winners and results since the year 2000.
|2011||1 Sabrage||2 Sangster||3 Niagara||2:03.0|
|2010||1 Retrieve||2 Almindoro||3 Digital Fortress||2:08.3|
|2009||1 Shamoline Warrior||2 Onemorenomore||3 Gathering||2:03.9|
|2008||1 Pre Eminence||2 Miss Scarlatti||3 Paddy O’Reilly||2.04.3|
|2007||1 Pillar Of Hercules||2 Down Under Boy||3 Villian||2:04.5|
|2006||1 Get Square||2 Ulfah||3 Sir Lago||2:03.6|
|2005||1 Pendragon||2 Headturner||3 Replicator||2:03.5|
|2004||1 Cedar Manor||2 Court Ricardo||3 King Durham||2:04.5|
|2003||1 Casual Pass||2 Our Court||3 Face Value||2:04.5|
|2002||1 Platinum Scissors||2 Hydrometer||3 Aint Here||2:02.3|
|2001||1 Amalfi||2 Grey Song||3 Tully Zeal||2:05.3|
|2000||1 Royale Exit||2 Hit The Roof||3 Adolescence||2:01.2|