Carlyon Stakes Race Information

The Carlyon Stakes is a 1000 metre set weights plus penalties race for horses aged four-years-old and upwards run by the Moonee Valley Racing Club in late August. It is held at Moonee Valley as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1000 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 4YO & upwards
  • Track: Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $175,000
  • Date: Saturday 26 August 2023

Carlyon Stakes Race History

See the 2023 Carlyon Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Carlyon Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2021 Carlyon Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2020 Carlyon Stakes Preview and results.

The race has been run as the Carlyon stakes since 2012 and before that was run as the Printhouse Graphics Stakes.

In 2020 incessant rain caused the Moonee Valley meeting to be abandoned after five races due to safety concerns and this race was moved from 25 August to 28 November.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Bella Nipotina (2022)

Multiple winners: Broken (2012 & 2013)

Fastest time (1000m): Iconic (2014) 0:57:75

Leading jockeys: Nicholas Hall with 3 wins (Iconic 2014; Broken 2012 & 2013)

Leading trainers: Darren Weir with 2 wins (Broken 2012 & 2013)

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Carlyon Stakes

Winners of past races are mainly geldings.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Acromantula Hypothetical Ashford Street
2022 Bella Nipotina Mileva Extremely Lucky
2021 Ballistic Lover Esta La Roca Miss Albania
2020 Grandview Avenue Prophet’s Thumb Prezado
2019 Assertive Approach Bons Away Oak Door
2018 Faatinah Sunday Escape Mr Sneaky
2017 Missrock Heatherly Lady Esprit
2016 Heatherly Viddora O’malley
2015 Le Bonsir Just Magical Il Cavallo
2014 Iconic Angels Beach Angelic Light
2013 Broken Chosen To Fly Golden Sunshine
2012 Broken Umgeton Unanimously
2011 Kulgrinda Happy Angel Morgan Dollar