Summer Scorcher Race Information

The Summer Scorcher is a 1000 metre quality handicap race run by the West Australian Turf Club in early January. It is held at Ascot as part of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1000 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 2YO & upwards
  • Track: Ascot Racecourse, Perth, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $100,000
  • Date: Saturday 2 January 2021

Summer Scorcher Race History

Coming soon

Useful Facts

Last mare to win; Fabergino (2020)

Multiple winners:

Fastest time (1000m): Danny Beau (2009) 0:56:19

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Summer Scorcher

Winners of past Summer Scorchers include some very fast sprinters.

Year Winner Second Third
2021 Indian Pacific Why Choose Her Carocapo
2020 Fabergino Belter Essential Spice
2019 Misty Metal The Celt Gee Boss
2018 Battle Hero Caipirinha Dainty Tess
2017 Potent Secret Durendal Smoko
2016 Sheidel Lucky Street Rebel King