Herbert Power Stakes Race Information

The Herbert Power Stakes is a 2400 metre quality handicap race run by the Australian Turf Club in October. It is run at Caulfield as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 2400 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YO & upwards
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $400,000
  • Date: Saturday 10 October 2020

Herbert Power Stakes Race History

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Herbert Power Stakes Facts

Last mare to win; Yakama (2003)

Last 3YO to win: C&G –  Taisho (1929); Filly – no filly has won the Herbert Power Stakes

Multiple winners: Durham (1951 & 1952); Dashing Beau (1949 & 1950); Royal Charter (1925 & 1927); Easingwold (1923 & 1924); Anna Carlovna (1913 & 1914); Alawa (1908 & 1909); Poseidon (1906 & 1907); Wakeful (1902 & 1903)

Fastest time (2400m): Yucatan (2018) 2:26:47

Herbert Power Stakes & Caulfield Cup: Master O’Reilly (2007); Beer Street (1970); Rising Fast (1955); My Hero (1953); Poseidon (1907); Marvel Loch (1905)

Herbert Power Stakes & Melbourne Cup: Rogan Josh (1999); Arwon (1978); Van Der Hum (1976); Gala Supreme (1973); Colonus (1942); Poseidon (1905)

Leading trainers: Robert Hickmott has won 4 times in 10 years with Assign (2016), Arnralah (2015), Sea Moon (2013) and Linton (2010)

Interesting trivia: Arwon went close to winning the Herbert Power Stakes, Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup treble in 1978. He won the Herbert Power and the Melbourne Cup but was beaten a lip in the Caulfield Cup by Takisan.

Past winners of the Herbert Power Stakes

Winners of past Herbert Power Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2019 The Chosen One Prince Of Arran Sully
2018 Yucatan Brimham Rocks A Prince Of Arran
2017 Lord Fandango Wall Of Fire Gallic Chieftain
2016 Assign Big Memory Pemberley