George Moore Stakes
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The George Moore Stakes is a Group 3 race run under Quality conditions for the sprinters at Doomben conducted by the Brisbane Racing Club.
The George Moore Stakes is run over 1200m. It was first run in 1979 and was won by Princess Reichen.
The race is the start of the summer carnival in Queensland.
The George Moore Stakes has been at 1200m and was a Group 3 initially to 1982 then back to Listed through to 2000 before being upgraded again.
In 2016 it was run at Eagle Farm but most runnings have been at Doomben.
The race has had numerous name changes but ever since 2008 it has been the George Moore.
The great Takeover Target won this race in the lead up to his famous Lightning and Newmarket Hcp wins and subsequently his first trip to Royal Ascot.
The George Moore Stakes was worth $200,000 in 2020.
Notable winners of the George Moore Stakes include Chapter And Verse (2019), I'm A Rippa (2018), Didntcostalot (2015), Big Money (2014), Lucky Hussler (2013), Burdekin Blues (2009), Natural Destiny (2006), Takeover Target (2005), Chief De Beers (1994/1997), Buck's Pride (1992) and Mirraben (1987/1988/1989).
The 2020 George Moore Stakes was won by Hard Empire from Jonker and Outback Barbie.
Previous George Moore Stakes Winners
| HARD EMPIRE (AUS) 7G |
HARD SPUN (USA) - LAST QUILL (AUS) LAST TYCOON (IRE)
|B STEWART||57.5||A J & T EDMONDS||5|
| CHAPTER AND VERSE (AUS) 5G |
ROTHESAY (AUS) - MCFLY (AUS) PERUGINO (USA)
|M R DU PLESSIS||54.0||DESLEIGH FORSTER||2|
| I'M A RIPPA (AUS) 5G |
LOVE CONQUERS ALL (AUS) - DERIPPA (AUS) SEIDNAZAR (AUS)
|B STEWART||56.5||TONY GOLLAN||6|
| MONSIEUR GUSTAVE (AUS) 5G |
AL MAHER (AUS) - SAIGON MOONLIGHT (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
|TIFFANI BROOKER||58.0||DARRYL HANSEN||10|
| MOST IMPORTANT (AUS) 4G |
I AM INVINCIBLE (AUS) - ORANGE MARMALADE (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
|R FRADD||54.0||TONY GOLLAN||11|
| DIDNTCOSTALOT (AUS) 7G |
DANERICH (AUS) - COSTI (AUS) ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS)
|MS T HARRISON||55.0||TONY GOLLAN||4|
| BIG MONEY (AUS) 5G |
CHOISIR (AUS) - LYN'S MONEY (AUS) HUMAM (IRE)
|R THOMPSON||57.5||RODNEY NORTHAM||4|
| LUCKY HUSSLER (AUS) 4G |
HUSSON (ARG) - TALAQ DANCER (AUS) BLACK HAWK (GB)
|JASON TAYLOR||54.0||KENT FLEMING||6|
| STARTSMEUP (AUS) 5G |
DANZERO (AUS) - BLUEVIEN (AUS) BLUEBIRD (USA)
|B STEWART||57.5||GILLIAN HEINRICH||8|
| ADEBISI (AUS) 4G |
SHOVHOG (AUS) - HELL FOR LEATHER (AUS) SANCTION (AUS)
|P HAMMERSLEY||53.0||DESLEIGH FORSTER||3|
| BURDEKIN BLUES (AUS) 5G |
SEQUALO (AUS) - WINSOME BLUE (AUS) BLUE RUN (AUS)
|S SCRIVEN||58.0||BARRY BALDWIN||10|
| FRIENDLY EMBRACE (AUS) 7G |
CLANG (AUS) - FRIENDLY MISS (AUS) ISLAND KINGDOM (NZ)
|K YOSHIDA||53.0||WAYNE NUGENT||11|
| NATURAL DESTINY (AUS) 4H |
NATURALISM (NZ) - FORCE OF DESTINY (AUS) ARCHREGENT (CAN)
|S TREWEEK||54.5||GORDON YORKE||15|
| TAKEOVER TARGET (AUS) 6G |
CELTIC SWING (GB) - SHADY STREAM (AUS) ARCHREGENT (CAN)
|J FORD||59.5||J A JANIAK||1|
| SHOW BIZ KID (AUS) 5G |
SEQUALO (AUS) - LADY LAUREN (AUS) GRAND CHAUDIERE (CAN)
|K YOSHIDA||52.0||R J MACRAE||3|
| MAKE MINE MAGIC (AUS) 7G |
CANADIAN SILVER (CAN) - THIS WAY UP (AUS) SEMIPALATINSK (USA)
|D J BROWNE||60.0||ALAN BAILEY||4|
| BAAL YABBA (AUS) 4G |
MAGIC RING (IRE) - WINDSCAPE (AUS) BLACK ZEPHYR (NZ)
|K POPE||53.0||T N MILLER||16|
| ALPINE EXPRESS (AUS) 5G |
NEDIYM (IRE) - ALPINE RIVER (NZ) AHONOORA (GB)
|J STANLEY||52.0||BRYAN GUY||8|
| FINE ACTION (AUS) 4H |
SPEEDING FINE (AUS) - YANSU (AUS) NAMNAN (USA)
|C REITH||51.0||ROBERT HEATHCOTE||1|