2021 Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap: Race History

The Race History of the Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap run at Flemington on Saturday shows it’s a race for those just off the top level.

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Orange County was a really good sprinter in his time. Who wins the 2021 Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday?

2021 Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap: Nominations


The Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap is a Group 3 race over 1400m for open ages at Flemington conducted by the Victoria Racing Club.

First run in 2001, it hasn't produced a star studded line up of winners and even lost grading status from 2008 to 2010.

The Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap is run under Handicap conditions.

Notable winners of the Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap include Sedation, Orange County, Launay (twice) and Amorino.

The 2021 Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap was worth $160,000 in prizemoney.

Nozomi was a Derby placegetter in 2014 but only won three times in weak races before winning this last year.

The 2020 Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap was won by Blazejowski from Morvada and Age Of Chivalry.

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