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Schillaci Stakes

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Inaugurated  1970
Surface  Turf
Distance  1,100 m
Race type  Thoroughbred
Track  Left-handed
Purse  400,000 AUD (2016)
Location  Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Qualification  Three years old and older that are not maidens
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The Schillaci Stakes is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race held under weight for age conditions, for horses aged three years old and older, over a distance of 1,100 metres at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in October. Total prize money for the race is A$400,000.

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Race name

Previously known as the Chirnside Stakes it was renamed in 2000 in honour of the former champion sprinter Schillaci.

  • 1970–1999 - Chirnside Stakes
  • 2000 onwards - Schillaci Stakes
  • Race distance

  • 1970–1972 - 6 furlongs (~1200 metres)
  • 1973–1985 - 1200 metres
  • 1986 - 1219 metres
  • 1987 - 1200 metres
  • 1988–2014 - 1000 metres
  • 2015 - 1100 metres
  • Race grade

  • 1970–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 2
  • References

    Schillaci Stakes Wikipedia


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