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T L Baillieu Handicap

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Inaugurated  1986
Track  Right-handed
Distance  1,400 m
Purse  150,000 USD (2017)
Surface  Turf
Qualification  Two-year-olds
Location  Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Sydney, New South Wales
Race type  Thoroughbred – Flat racing

The Schweppervescence, registered as the T L Baillieu Handicap is an Australian Turf Club Group 3 Thoroughbred quality handicap horse race, for two-year-olds, over a distance of 1400 metres, held annually at Rosehill Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in March and April. Total prize money for the race is A$150,000.


Race History

The registered race is named in honour of the former Australian Jockey Club Chairman Tom Latham Baillieu (elected in 1947). The race was initially part of the AJC Autumn Carnival and raced at Randwick and later at Warwick Farm.

Race name

  • 1986–2002 - T L Baillieu Handicap
  • 2003–2005 - T L Baillieu Quality Handicap
  • 2006–2009 - T L Baillieu Handicap
  • 2010 onwards - The Schweppervescence
  • Race grade

  • 1986–2010 - Listed Race
  • 2011 onwards - Group 3
  • Race venue

  • 1986–1998 - Randwick Racecourse
  • 1999–2000 - Warwick Farm Racecourse
  • 2001 - Randwick Kensington (inner all weather track)
  • 2002–2007 - Warwick Farm Racecourse
  • 2008–2009 - Randwick Racecourse Kensington (inner all weather track)
  • 2010 onwards - Rosehill Racecourse
  • References

    T L Baillieu Handicap Wikipedia

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