Maribyrnong Plate Maribyrnong Plate Race InformationThe Maribyrnong Plate is a 1000 metre set weights race for two-year-olds run by the Victorian Racing Club in early November. It is held at Flemington as part of the Melbourne Cup Racing Carnival. Race Type: Group 3 Distance: 1000 metres Conditions: Set weights, 2YOs Track: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria Prizemoney: $200,000 Date: Tuesday 2 November 2021 Maribyrnong Plate Race HistorySee the 2020 Maribyrnong Plate Preview The Maribyrnong Plate has a long history as it was first raced in 1871 when it was won by a horse called Argus Scandal. It was a Listed race from 1979 to 2004 and became a Group 3 race from 2005. Some runners will be having their first start in this race and some may have run in the Listed Maribyrnong Trial Stakes four weeks earlier. Useful FactsLast filly to win: Vinicunca (2018) Fastest time (1000m): Testa Rossa (1998) 0:56:69 Interesting trivia: In 1956 Tulloch finished 2nd to Concert Star. Winners Baguette (1969), Birthright (1966) and Heirloom (1962) are all out of champion broodmare Dark Jewel. Past winners of the Maribyrnong PlateWinners of past Maribyrnong Plates include General Truce (2009), Husson Lightning (2006), Nadeem (2005), Bel Esprit (2001), Testa Rossa (1998), Flavour (1995), Canny Lad (1989), Show County (1988), Rancho Ruler (1986), New Atlantis (1984), Rancher (1981), Blazing Saddles (1976), Cabouln (1974), Scamanda (1973), Baguette (1969), Vain (1968), Biscay (1967), Fine And Dandy (1958), Heroic (1923) and Newminster (1875). Year Winner Second Third 2021 Brereton Renosu Le Gagneur 2020 Finance Tycoon Ingratiating Marine One 2019 Hard Landing Baaqyah Tagaloa 2018 Vinicunca Art Collection Chicago Bull 2017 Run Naan Encryption Belzella 2016 Aspect Cao Cao Wait For No One 2015 Power Trip Flying Artie Gloriette 2014 Prompt Return Old Trieste Sailing By 2013 Boomwaa Lockroy Silent Whisper 2012 Direct Charge Crack A Roadie Shamus Award 2011 Real Stolle Andre Roo Hoo Magnus Reign 2010 Arctic Command Aashiq Running Tall 2009 General Truce Sweet Cheeks She’s Got Gears 2008 Our Joan Of Arc Zaffaan Happy Knockout 2007 Exceedingly Good Reaan Nato 2006 Husson Lightning Deferential Meurice 2005 Nadeem Follow The Till Bariagarney 2004 Jiang Seidnazar Strikes Back 2003 Sanziro Love Jeddah Insurgents 2002 Ra Sun Pinchbeck Express Ball 2001 Bel Esprit Nessuno Cousy 2000 Langoustine Desert Angel Malagra Miss 1999 Happy Giggle Preserve Pembleton 1998 Testa Rossa Real Jester Walk The Wild Side Jo2021-11-02T20:36:50+11:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditTumblrEmail Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yes, sign me up to receive free weekly tips.