Roy Higgins Quality Race Information

The Roy Higgins Quality is a 2600 metre quality handicap race run by the Victoria Racing Club in late February or early March. It is held at Flemington as part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 2600 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $500,000
  • Date: Saturday 30 March 2024

Roy Higgins Quality Race History

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Listed race from 2011 onwards.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Mosh Music (2021)

Fastest time (2600m): Kutchinsky (2013) 2:42:47

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Roy Higgins Quality

Winners of past Roy Higgins Quality’s include some good stayers.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Mark Twain Strawberry Rock Mostly Cloudy
2023 Goldman Soulcombe Swords Drawn
2022 Crystal Pegasus Tigertiger Future Score
2021 Mosh Music Sin To Win Stars Of Carrum
2020 King Of Leogrance Dabiyr Naval Warfare
2019 Schabau Naval Warfare Top Of The Range
2018 Aloft Fanatic Ormito
2017 Big Memory Cadillac Mountain Settler’s Stone
2016 Real Love Dandy Gent Black Jag
2015 Crafty Cruiser Martinvast Rawnaq
2014 Cooldini Prince Of Penzance Outback Joe
2013 Kutchinsky Dame Claire Tuscan Fire
2012 Drunken Sailor Our Serena Rowland
2011 King Diamond Vesper Muir
2010 Elmore Boom ‘n’ Zoom Irazu
2009 Renewable Ista Kareem Growl
2008 Video Star Kalashnikov Short Pause