Weekend Hussler Handicap Race Information

The Weekend Hussler Handicap is a 1400 metre open handicap race run by the Melbourne Racing Club in October. It is held at Caulfield as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1400 metres
  • Conditions: Open handicap
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $175,000
  • Date: Saturday 14 October 2023

Weekend Hussler Handicap Race History

See the 2023 Weekend Hussler Stakes Preview and results

See the 2022 Weekend Hussler Stakes Preview and results

See the 2020 Weekend Hussler Handicap Preview and results

First ran in 2012

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Who was Weekend Hussler?

Weekend Hussler was a bay horse foaled in 2004 who raced  from 2007 to 2010. He raced 21 times for 12 wins and a place, with nine of those wins in his three-year-old season. He was bred at Arrowfield Stud by Hussonet out of Weekend Beauty. Hussonet was a very successful sire in Chile where he stood for the largest fee of any stallion in the Chilean breeding industry.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Kahma Lass (2021)

Last 3YO to win: C&G –  ; Filly –

Multiple winners: none

Fastest time (1400m): Iconoclasm (2016) 1:22:25

Leading jockey: Luke Nolen with two wins (Rox the Castle (2019) & Fast ‘N’ Rocking (2017))

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Weekend Hussler Handicap

Winners of past Weekend Hussler Handicap include some quality horses.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Ayrton Stageman Rubamos
2022 Cardinal Gem Morvada Jimmy The Bear
2021 Kahma Lass Buffalo River Riddle Me That
2020 Windstorm Phaistos Archedemus
2019 Rox The Castle Manolo Blahniq Renewal
2018 Iconoclasm Fastnet Tempest Sircconi
2017 Fast ‘N’ Rocking Religify Dibayani
2016 Chetwood Rough Justice Sistine Demon
2015 Amovatio The Bowler Tristram’s Sun
2014 Hosting Taddei Tondo Tango’s Daughter
2013 British General Bello Floria
2012 Instinction Dusty Star Veewap