The race has had several different names. In 1995 it was the Listed QTC Baguette Restaurant Handicap over 1820m when it was won by Prieur Way. It was the QTC Ramsey Health Care Handicap over 1820m until 2000 and then over 1800m from 2001. In 2004 and 2005 it was the Smith And Nephew Stakes over 1800m, then from 2006 onwards it has been the Members Handicap over 1600m.
In 2022 it was moved to Eagle Farm due to heavy rain during the week before.
Last mare to win: Sheiswhatsheis (2018)
Fastest time (1600m): Jumbo Prince & Rudy (2016) 1:34:21
Interesting trivia: There was a dead-heat for 1st in 2016 between Jumbo Prince and Rudy.
Past winners of the Members’ Handicap
Winners of past Members’ Handicaps include horses that go on to win major spring races.