P B Lawrence Stakes Race Information

The P B Lawrence Stakes is a 1400 metre weight-for-age race run by the Melbourne Racing Club in August for horses that are three-year-old and upwards. It is run at Caulfield as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2, 3YO & upwards
  • Distance: 1,400 metres
  • Conditions: Weight for Age
  • Track: Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $200,000 ($160,000 in 2020 due to COVID-19)
  • Date: Saturday 15 August 2020

P B Lawrence Stakes Race History

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Fun Facts

Last mare to win; Mystic Journey (2019)

Last 3YO to win: C&G Clear Springs (1954);  – he was the only 3YO to win this race

Multiple winners: Tauto (1971-72); My Peak (1960 & 1962);

Fastest time (1400m): Puissance De Kune (2013) 1:21:4

Leading jockeys (since 1930): Damian Oliver with 3 wins (Miss Rose De Lago 2016; Whobegotyou 2011; Le Zagaletta 2001) Greg Childs with 3 wins (Lad of the Manor 2005; Super Elegant 2003; Happy Star 1997).

Past winners of the P B Lawrence Stakes

Notable winners  include Mystic Journey, Hartnell, Whobegotyou and Apache Cat.

Year Winner Second Third
2019 Mystic Journey Cliff’s Edge Hartnell
2018 Showtime Hartnell Widgee Turf
2017 Hartnell Charmed Harmony Black Heart Bart