Crystal Mile Race Information

The Crystal Mile is a 1600 metre weight for age race run by the Moonee ValleyRacing  Club on Cox Plate day in October. It is run at Moonee Valley as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1600 metres
  • Conditions: Weight for age, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $300,000
  • Date: Saturday 24 October 2020

Crystal Mile Race History

Coming soon.

Crystal Mile Facts

Last mare to win: no mare has won the Crystal Mile

Last 3YO to win: no three-year-old has won the Crystal Mile

Multiple winners: Weasel Will (2000 & 2001)

Fastest time (1600m): Ark Regal (1990) 1:33:2

Interesting trivia: Weasel Will who was the only horse to win the Crystal Mile more than once, ran 2nd to Royal Code in 2002.

Past winners of the Crystal Mile

Winners of past Crystal Miles include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Homesman Age Of Chivalry Kings Will Dream
2019 Chief Ironside Cliff’s Edge Best Of Days
2018 Cliff’s Edge Prized Icon Duca Valentinois
2017 Lucky Hussler Religify It’s Somewhat
2016 The United States Lidari Ulmann