R.M. Ansett Classic R.M. Ansett Classic Race InformationThe R.M. Ansett Classic is a 2400 open handicap race run by the Mornington Racing Club in September. It is held at Mornington as part of the Spring Racing Carnival. Race Type: Listed Distance: 2400 metres Conditions: Open handicap, 3YO & upwards Track: Mornington Racecourse, Mornington, Victoria Prizemoney: $140,000 Date: Sunday 27 September 2020 R.M. Ansett Classic Race HistorySir Reginald Ansett had a long association with the Mornington Racecourse and after he passed away in September 1981 the following year the R M Ansett Stakes was held with prizemoney of $20,000. Useful FactsLast mare to win; Dame Claire (2012) Fastest time (2400m): Haripour (2018) 2:28:17 Interesting trivia: Past winners of the R.M. Ansett ClassicWinners of past R.M. Ansett Classics include some good stayers. Year Winner Second Third 2020 High Emocean Tavirun Eureka Street 2019 Valac Exemplar Creedence 2018 Haripour Harrison Hush Writer 2017 Swacadelic King Way Settler’s Stone 2016 Almandin Assign Black Tomahawk 2015 Black Tomahawk Excess Knowledge At First Sight 2014 Like A Carousel Mulaqen Unchain My Heart 2013 Crafty Cruiser Surpass Anagold 2012 Dame Claire I’m Jake Storm Burst 2011 I’m Jake Dance With Her Our Serena Jo2020-09-27T16:55:55+10:00 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.