Talindert Stakes Race Information

The Talindert Stakes is an 1100 metre set weights plus penalties race for two-year-olds run by the Victorian Racing Club in February. It is held at Caulfield  on Lightning Stakes day.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1100 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 2YOs
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $175,000
  • Date: Saturday 17 February 2024

Talindert Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Talindert Stakes Preview and results.

The race was first run over 1000m in 1985 and was won by a horse called Musical Sculptor, Mostly it has been held over 1100m but has been 1000m in 1985, 1997 and 2007.

It is regarded as a traditional lead-up for the Blue Diamond Stakes and has also proved to be a decent guide to the VRC Sires Produce Stakes.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: I’mlovin’ya (2022)

Fastest time (1100m): Microphone (2019) 1:02:83

Talindert Stakes & Blue Diamond Stakes: Star Witness (2010); Sleek Chassis (2007); Riva Diva (1992).

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Talindert Stakes

Winners of past Talindert Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Aardvark Reasonable Point Bittercreek
2023 Maharba Helll Queen Tacito
2022 I’mlovin’ya Waltz On By Lambda
2021 Ingratiating Gimmie Par Birdsville
2020 Ole Kirk Nitrous Mildred
2019 Microphone Talented Charleise
2018 Prairie Fire Khulaasa Invincible Lad
2017 Ducimus Taking Aim Sanadaat
2016 Weatherly Conscious Jackson
2015 Pasadena Girl Stay With Me Take Pride
2014 Marcado Orujo Lady Sharapova
2013 Casquets Annenberg Essie’s Pride
2012 All Too Hard Liberty Rock Timely Truce
2011 Anevay Cash For Matt Covered In Class
2010 Star Witness Tricky Tricky Willow Creek
2009 Come Hither Tariks Miss O’Brien
2008 Hips Don’t Lie Okaylah Apprehend
2007 Sleek Chassis Rose Ceremony Perfect Persuasion
2006 Miss Finland Tipungwuti Flame Of Sydney
2005 Queen Of The Hill Duelled Ferocity
2004 Eire Hostess Smooth Groove Tirade
2003 Rosarino Gemini Vengeance Of Rain
2002 Took A Chance Our Webster Nightbird
2001 Spectatorial Raging Fire Neiwand
2000 Mannington Madam Chloe Desert Seige
1999 Charm Scene Land Sudurka Mondial
1998 Dansino Cybervain Glammis
1997 Schubert Danasuria Portland Prince
1996 Clang Prattler Checmour
1995 Comic Dame Fabulous Friscoe Sweet Delight
1994 Scarlet Crown Pelukis Ranzest
1993 Motown Blue Patty Cailette
1992 Riva Diva    
1991 Maritima    
1990 Peignoir    
1989 Belle Chanson    
1988 Rich Habit    
1987 Julep    
1986 Rory’s Twig    
1985 Musical Sculptor