South Pacific Classic Race Information

The South Pacific Classic is a 1400 metre quality handicap race run by the Australian Turf Club in April. It is held at Randwick as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YOs
  • Track: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 13 April 2024

South Pacific Classic Race History

See the 2024 South Pacific Classic Preview and results.

See the 2023 South Pacific Classic Preview and results.

See the 2022 South Pacific Classic Preview and results.

The race was upgraded from Listed to Group 3 in 2003 the was downgraded back to a Listed race in 2011.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win; Razeta (2023)

Fastest time (1400m): Star Of Octagonal (2010) 1:22:17

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the South Pacific Classic

Winners of past South Pacific Classic include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Panic Razors Rhythm Of Love
2023 Razeta Atmosphere Kovalica
2022 Vilana Loch Eagle Bend The Knee
2021 Ellsberg Private Eye Rainbow Connection
2020 Indy Car Icebath Hilo
2019 Fasika Millard Reaction Wild Planet
2018 California Turbo Dark Dream Renewal
2017 Generalissimo Rosa Carolina Siren’s Fury
2016 Handfast Santa Ana Lane Serene Majesty
2015 Federal Snake Charmer Ygritte
2014 Beauty’s Beast Woodbine Engagement
2013 Platinum Kingdom Casual Choice Limes
2012 Landing Sacred Pins Miss Upstart
2011 Lucha Libre Levi’s Choice Kirinata
2010 Star Of Octagonal Neeson All Legal
2009 Fravashi Over the Wicket Geared Up
2008 Royal Discretion Turffontein Cigar Royale
2007 Danleigh Reigning To Win Something Anything
2006 Martiniforus Rewaaya Al Samer
2005 Shania Dane Swick Legendary Man
2004 Only Words Utzon Cahuita
2003 Bollinger Sportsman Wide Awake
2002 Gabfest Arlington Road On A High
2001 Century Kid Defier Desert Sky
2000 Beat The Fade Shy Hero Bulkhead