H C Nitschke Stakes Race Information

The HC Nitschke Stakes is a 1400 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the South Australian Jockey Club in April. It is held at Morphettville Parks as part of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YOs
  • Track: Morphettville Parks Racecourse, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Prizemoney: $120,000
  • Date: Saturday 20 April 2024

HC Nitschke Stakes Race History

See the 2024 H C Nitschke Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 H C Nitschke Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 H C Nitschke Stakes Preview and results.

The race was first held over 1200m at Morphettville in 1977 when it was won by a horse called Sundial trained by W F Carter and ridden by Michael Domingo.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Caste (2023)

Fastest time (1400m): East Indiaman (2019) 1:22:82

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the H C Nitschke Stakes

Winners of past HC Nitschke Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Material Dreams Miss Aria Spirit Of Camelot
2023 Caste Royal Merchant Miss Galore
2022 Illation Defining Star Of Chaos
2021 Incredulous Dream Way To Go Paula Annavisto
2020 Wild Vixen Really Discreet Done By Me
2019 East Indiaman Seberate Ice Ghost
2018 Peaceful State Smooth Landing Platinum Angel
2017 Fox Hall Cappadocia Weather Channel
2016 Rageese Battle Brewing Catch A Fire
2015 Japhils Actuariat Alcobro
2014 Tango’s Daughter Lady Lakshimi Gracious Prospect
2013 General Peekay Couldn’t Agreemore Red Fez
2012 Balzeus Riziz Comearoundsundown
2011 Ain’tnofallenstar Always Discreet Addiction To Rock
2010 I’m Discreet Baby Corn Furline
2009 Pricked Bondarchuk Ocean Challenger
2008 Goin To Jackson Plan Ahead La Viscomtessa
2007 Devil Moon Classic De Lago Zedazest
2006 Marju Snip Teppanyaki Birdbrain
2005 Exalted Ego Open Cut Distilled
2004 Accost Isle Of Gibraltar Jillimarg
2003 Yvonne Mr Jazz Man Upmarket Star
2002 Storming Bai Tully Dane Shanghai Moon
2001 Starbucks Exalted Lad Soldado
2000 Work And Turn Zip Infatuation Rainbird Blue
1999 Nina Haraka Finniss Gold Rass Brightia
1998 Giftenary Vestey Duel Strike
1997 Tracker With Interest Escorts
1996 Allzap Acropora Royal Cabin
1995 Twitter Palace Prince Nioka Jane
1994 National Beauty
1993 Sarason Slick Brother Bart
1992 Hillview Lad Wrangler Boy
1991 Shavano Miss
1990 Tasteful Encounter Comedy Dancer
1989 Gully Wind
1988 Telbon Miss
1987 Leota Jane
1986 Par Round
1985 Deedle
1984 Entrancing
1983 Damburst
1982 Lloyd’s Pricilla
1981 Bold Race
1980 Harmony Boy
1979 Emblem Boy
1978 Hi Lendon
1977 Sundial