Geelong Classic Race Information

The Geelong Classic is a 2200 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the Geelong Race Club in October. It is held at Geelong as part of the Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 2200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YOs
  • Track: Geelong Racecourse, Geelong, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $140,000
  • Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020

Geelong Classic Race History

The race was called the Derby Trial Stakes up to 2002 and from 2003 it has been known as the Geelong Classic.

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Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Halo Amore (2002)

Fastest time (2200m): Lions Gate (2004) 2:13:64

Interesting trivia: Race not held in 1986.

Past winners of the Geelong Classic

Winners of past Geelong Classics include horses that go on to win major spring races. Most winners are four and five year olds and it is not won by a mare very often. Notable winners include Happy Clapper, Hauraki, Lucia Valentina, Shaftesbury Avenue, Imposing, Wenona Girl and Amounis.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Confrontational Azaly Vilanculos
2019 Long Jack Southern Moon Relucent
2018 Home Ground Farooq Grinzinger Star
2017 Weather With You Ocean’s Fourteen Astoria
2016 Captain Duffy Hollywood Mo Pretty Punk
2015 Extra Choice Jadeer Pay Up Bro
2014 Nozomi Preferment Miracle The Second
2013 Gamblin Guru Tupac Anaru Throw The King
2012 Solemn Malabar Man Escado
2011 Induna Cornell Perfect Punch
2010 Milestone Perfect Pecs Saddle The Stars
2009 Southern Skye Our Heir Apparent Rockferry
2008 The Tiger My Scotsgrey Rebel Raider
2007 Stockade Husonic Paloma Bella
2006 Gorky Park Who’s Ya Daddy Furio
2005 Gallant Guru McCloud Shotgun Saxon
2004 Lions Gate Soi Cowboy Heavenly Pun
2003 Penitentiary Northface Our Spur
2002 Live Theatre General Minolta Diamond Jake
2001 Sircarn Damon Thunder Hawk The Bax Factor
2000 Bush Padre Rain Gauge Danamania
1999 Troubadour Campomanes tariama