Western Australian Breeders’ Classic Race Information

The Western Australian Breeders’ Classic is a 1400 metre set weights plus penalties race for three-year-olds run by the Bunbury Race Club in late January or early February. It is held at Bunbury as the feature race of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1208 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 3YOs
  • Track: Bunbury Racecourse, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $125,000
  • Date: Sunday 4 February 2024

Western Australian Breeders’ Classic Race History

See the 2024 WA Breeders’ Classic Preview and results.

See the 2023 Western Australian Breeders’ Classic Preview and results.

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In 2021 it was held on Saturday 6 March 2021 at Bunbury (rescheduled from abandoned meeting on Sunday 31 January 2021). In 2023 it was run at Pinjarra Scarpside and not Bunbury. In 2024 the distance was reduced to 1208m.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Kissonallforcheeks (2021)

Fastest time (1400m): Quilista (2017) 1:22:84

Leading jockeys: William Pike with 4 wins (Quilista 2017; Showy Chloe 2016; Stagnite 2014; Takanori 2013).

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Western Australian Breeders’ Classic

Winners of past Western Australian Breeders’ Classics include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Petula Stormchaser Sapphire Street
2023 All The King’s Men Feels Playful Gage Roads
2022 Trix Of The Trade Fine Romance Hear Me Sing
2021 Kissonallforcheeks Magical Dream Triple Missile
2020 Money Matters Montelena Put A Spell On You
2019 Angelic Ruler Final Hearing Regal Power
2018 Abdicator Fine Scent Sweet Dreamin’
2017 Quilista Variation Parading
2016 Showy Chloe Cone Bay Pushin’ Shapes
2015 Belle La Vie Blitzem Someday Fire Born
2014 Stagnite Testamezzo Spin Da Wheels
2013 Takanori Dream Lifter Rusty Peaches
2012 Cometesse La Gran Watermans Bay Tiger Pete
2011 Summer Swallow Carry The Nation Rafferty