Eclipse Stakes Race Information

The Eclipse Stakes is an 1800 metre quality handicap race run by the Melbourne Racing Club in November. It is held at Sandown Hillside at the end of the Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1800 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap
  • Track: Sandown Hillside Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $160,000
  • Date: Saturday 14 November 2020

Eclipse Stakes Race History

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Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Payroll (2017)

Last 3YO to win: C&G = Brave Salute (1984); Filly – no filly has won

Multiple winners: So Vague (1985 & 1986); Morse Code (1950 & 1952); Burlesque (1934 & 1935)

Fastest time (1800m): Casino Dancer (2015) 1:48:05

Interesting trivia: 1956 winner Baystone won the 1958 Melbourne Cup. 1992 winner Fraar won the 1993 Caulfield Cup.

Past winners of the Eclipse Stakes

Winners of past Eclipse Stakes include Mouro (2013), Aqua DÁmore (2005), Fields Of Omagh (2001). Innocent King (1994), Fraar (1992), Eastern Classic (1989), Super Impose (1988), Allez Bijo (1983), Leica Lover (1974), Gala Crest (1966), Teppo Star (1961), Baystone (1956), Morse Code (1950 & 1952) and Balkan Prince (1937).

Year Winner Second Third
2020 So Si Bon Power Scheme Homesman
2019 Pacodali Setting Sail Exasperate
2018 Tally He Ekscels Muraaqeb
2017 Payroll Kidmenever Jacquinot Bay
2016 Turnitaround High Church Lidari