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Sir John Monash Stakes

The 2018 Sir John Monash Stakes is a Group 3 race held at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne each year around July. Forming a part of the minor Victoria Winter Carnival, which rolls into the prestigious Spring Carnival, the Sir John Monash Stakes is the feature race of the day. No other black-type racing is held on the same program.

Open to all comers on a weight for age basis, the Sir John Monash Stakes presents a thrilling sprint over 1100m. Paying a total purse of $150,000, it is not the most lucrative race held at Caulfield but it certainly provides great entertainment on the day.

There are very few races you can watch for leadup form to the Sir John Monash Stakes, due to its spot in the calendar. However, it acts as a great form indicator for later races in the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Caulfield Racecourse is a beautiful location for horse racing, and adds prestige to each race that is hosted there. Get on down to the Sir John Monash Stakes Day for a relaxing day of racing without the massive crowds at one of the world’s most prestigious tracks.

The Sir John Monash Stakes has a rich history, and has been taken out by renowned horses such as Platelet (2012), Sassbee (2006) and Super Elegant (2004 & 2005). Sir John Monash Stakes results since 2000 are below. Highly successful sire Rubiton was the real champion of the 2002 edition, having sired first, second, and third places.

2018 Sir John Monash Stakes Field

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 257x145x00 VOODOO LAD Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 5 58.5kg 107
2 x39621143x CRYSTAL DREAMER Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 7 58.5kg 103
3 19x7231x65 SUNDAY ESCAPE Andrew Murray Dwayne Dunn 4 58.5kg 92
4 77×3133221 ASHLOR Dan McCarthy Jamie Mott 2 58.5kg 94
5 111x6x1111 INN KEEPER Symon Wilde Ms Linda Meech 1 58.5kg 92
6 11x1220x JUKEBOX Ciaron Maher Craig Williams 6 58kg 90
7 12x54x4x28 DUCIMUS Darren Weir Dean Yendall 8 58kg 73
8 3431322×11 SHOWPERO Wayne Francis & Glen Kent Stephen Baster 3 56.5kg 85

2018 Sir John Monash Stakes Nominations

Sir John Monash Stakes Results

Year Results Winning Time
2018 1 Voodoo Lad 2 Inn Keeper 3 Jukebox  1:03.91
2017 1 Supido 2 Daytona Grey 3 Murt The Flirt  1:03.58
2016 1 Wild Rain 2 Trevinder 3 Atmospherical  1:03.82
2015 1 Miss Promiscuity 2 Angels Beach 3 Wild Rain  1:04.49
2014 1 Lord Of The Sky 2 Le Bonsir 3 Riziz  1:05.25
2013 1 Pago Rock 2 Elite Elle 3 Second Effort  1:04.4
2012 1 Platelet 2 Royal Bender 3 Zamorar  1:06.7
2011 1 Secret Flyer 2 Rue Maple 3 Warm Love  1:04.3
2010 1 Reward For Effort 2 Keano 3 Royal Ida  1:04.7
2009 1 I Am Invincible 2 Gran Sasso 3 Orange County  1:05.9
2008 1 Tesbury Jack 2 Red Arrow 3 Lucky Diva  1:06.1
2007 1 Lucky Secret 2 Live In Vain 3 Honalee  1.04.9
2006 1 Sassbee 2 Super Elegant 3 Illusionist  1:04.1
2005 1 Super Elegant 2 Dilly Dally 3 Wildly  1:05.2
2004 1 Super Elegant 2 Azevedo 3 Golden Delicious  1:00.1
2003 1 Dantana 2 Ruby Slipper 3 Super Elegant  0:57.2
2002 1 Rubitano 2 Ruby Slipper 3 Prince Rubiton  0:57.5
2001 1 Regal Shot 2 Windigo 3 Sports  0:58.0
2000 1 Honour The Name 2 Flavour 3 Joshua’s Pride  0:59.7

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