Bobbie Lewis Quality
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The Bobbie Lewis Quality is a Group 2 race run under Quality Handicap conditions for four year olds and up at Flemington conducted by the Victoria Racing Club.
The Bobbie Lewis Quality is run over 1200m. It was first run in 1974 and was won by Citadel.
The Bobbie Lewis Quality has always been run at Flemington and over 1200m.
The race has had various sponsors but was originally known as the Bobbie Lewis and is again.
After being a Listed race it became a Group 3 in 1986 and a Group 2 in 2015.
The grand grey Chautauqua won his first Melbourne metro race taking the prize in 2014.
Along with Chautauqua, two other of the most brilliant sprinters have won this being Hareeba and Placid Ark.
Showing his love of the straight, Redkirk Warrior won this race in the middle of taking consecutive Newmarkets and a Lightning Stakes for good measure.
Lindsay Park won three recent editions in a row.
The Bobbie Lewis Quality was worth $200,000 in 2019.
Notable winners of the Bobbie Lewis Quality include Redkirk Warrior (2017), Chautauqua (2014), Lone Rock (2011), Swift Alliance (2009), Bon Hoffa (2007/2008), Titanic Jack (2003), Scenic Peak (2001), Le Zagaletta (1999), El Mirada (1998), Cut Up Rough (1995), Hareeba (1994), Golden Sword (1993), Street Ruffian (1991), Placid Ark (1988) and Special (1987).
The 2019 Bobbie Lewis Quality was won by Zoutori from Parsifal and Dothraki.
Previous Bobbie Lewis Quality Winners
| ZOUTORI (AUS) 4G |
ZOUSTAR (AUS) - ATOTORI (AUS) HARADASUN (AUS)
|L J MEECH||53.0||MATHEW ELLERTON & SIMON ZAHRA||13|
| DOTHRAKI (AUS) 8G |
MOSSMAN (AUS) - VOLANTIS (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
|DAMIAN LANE||56.0||P & P SNOWDEN||5|
| REDKIRK WARRIOR (GB) 6G |
NOTNOWCATO (GB) - FLAG (GB) SELKIRK (USA)
|REGAN BAYLISS||57.0||D & B HAYES & T DABERNIG||4|
| FAATINAH (AUS) 4G |
NICCONI (AUS) - ALQWAH (IRE) DANEHILL (USA)
|REGAN BAYLISS||53.0||D & B HAYES & T DABERNIG||8|
| CHURCHILL DANCER (AUS) 5G |
CHURCHILL DOWNS (AUS) - DARK REVIEW (AUS) SECOND EMPIRE (IRE)
|MICHAEL DEE||53.0||DAVID HAYES & TOM DABERNIG||7|
| CHAUTAUQUA (AUS) 4G |
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) - LOVELY JUBLY (AUS) LION HUNTER (AUS)
|D DUNN||54.0||MICHAEL & WAYNE & JOHN HAWKES||17|
| SPEEDINESS (AUS) 6G |
TESTA ROSSA (AUS) - FINE GLASS (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
|C WILLIAMS||56.5||COLIN SCOTT||10|
| WE'RE GONNA ROCK (AUS) 6G |
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - HARROW (AUS) DEHERE (USA)
|M RODD||57.0||MARK KAVANAGH||9|
| LONE ROCK (AUS) 4M |
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - PRIDE OF PINE (AUS) LION CAVERN (USA)
|M J ZAHRA||54.5||R W SMERDON||13|
| DOUBTFUL JACK (AUS) 4G |
NOT A SINGLE DOUBT (AUS) - TOOTSIE ROLL (AUS) MARSCAY (AUS)
|L NOLEN||55.5||PETER MOODY||2|
| SWIFT ALLIANCE (AUS) 4H |
DON EDUARDO (NZ) - VISUAL EMOTION (USA) SILVER DEPUTY (CAN)
|B SHINN||53.5||MS G WATERHOUSE||12|
| BON HOFFA (AUS) 6H |
BELONG TO ME (USA) - ASIAN REEF (GB) MANILA (USA)
|V DURIC||56.0||WENDY KELLY||15|
| BON HOFFA (AUS) 5H |
BELONG TO ME (USA) - ASIAN REEF (GB) MANILA (USA)
|V DURIC||53.0||WENDY KELLY||7|
| BEL DANORO (AUS) 4H |
DANEHILL (USA) - BISLOTTO (AUS) BELLOTTO (USA)
|C NEWITT||53.5||D L FREEDMAN||11|
| WILDLY (AUS) 4G |
HURRICANE SKY (AUS) - BOURBAZAM LASS (AUS) KENDOR (FR)
|G CHILDS||53.0||JOHN MCARDLE||6|
| FACE VALUE (AUS) 4H |
RED RANSOM (USA) - FRECKLED FACE (AUS) POLISH PATRIOT (USA)
|NICK RYAN||51.5||S B LAMING||5|
| TITANIC JACK (AUS) 4G |
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) - GOLD TUNIC (USA) STAGE DOOR JOHNNY (USA)
|B PREBBLE||54.0||TOM HUGHES (JNR)||12|
| CHONG TONG (AUS) 4G |
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) - COQUETRY (AUS) ZOFFANY (USA)
|D OLIVER||56.5||D L FREEDMAN||1|
| SCENIC PEAK (AUS) 4G |
SCENIC (IRE) - CHESAPEAKE (AUS) MARSCAY (AUS)
|R MCLEOD||51.0||DANNY J BOUGOURE||14|
| RUTHLESS TYCOON (AUS) 4G |
MONDE BLEU (GB) - FLEETING MISS (AUS) MIGHTY MANITOU (AUS)
|S BASTER||54.0||J W MASON||6|
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