2020 Sir John Monash Stakes: Race History

Some interesting horses are part of the Race History of the Sir John Monash Stakes run at Caulfield on Saturday.

I Am Invincible
I Am Invincible Picture: Yarraman Park Stud

I Am Invincible won this race but his claim to fame is elsewhere. Who takes the 2020 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday?

2020 Sir John Monash Stakes: Nominations

2020 SIR JOHN MONASH STAKES - RACE HISTORY AND BACKGROUND

The Sir John Monash Stakes is Group 3 race run under weight-for-age conditions at Caulfield conducted by the Melbourne Racing Club.

The Sir John Monash Stakes was formerly known as the Moondah Plate and was first run in 1994.

It was renamed the Sir John Monash Stakes in 1998 in honour of Australia's military commander during the First World War.

The distance of the Sir John Monash Stakes has been 1100m since 2005. From 1994 to 2004 the distance was 1000m.

The Sir John Monash Stakes was a Listed Race from 1994 to 2013 and was upgraded to Group 3 in 2014.

The 2020 Sir John Monash Stakes was for prizemoney of $128,000.

The Sir John Monash Stakes begins the early program of Melbourne weight-for-age races that lead into the spring and has been won by some fine sprinters including the dual winner Super Elegant.

Other notable winners of the Sir John Monash Stakes include Sequalo, Royal Rubiton, Flavour, Rubitano, I Am Invincible, Reward For Effort, Platelet, Pago Rock, Lord Of The Sky, Miss Promiscuity, Supido and Voodoo Lad.

The 2019 Sir John Monash Stakes was won by Oak Door from Jungle Edge and Princess Of Queens.


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