Herbert Power Stakes
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The Herbert Power Stakes is a Group 2 race run under Quality Handicap conditions for stayers at Caulfield conducted by the Melbourne Racing Club.
The Herbert Power Stakes is run over 2400m. It was first run in 1898 and was won by Cocos.
It was run over a mile to start with but gradually up to 2400m where it has been since 1920.
The Herbert Power Stakes was a Principal Race until graded at Group 3 in 1979 then Group 2 in 1981 until now.
The Herbert Power Stakes was named after a former VATC Chairman.
Last horse to win the Herbert Power/Caulfield Cup double was Master O'Reilly in the EI affected year of 2007. Before that it was 1970. It has been done on seven occasions.
Last horse to win the Herbert Power/Melbourne Cup double was Rogan Josh in 1999. Before that it was 1978. That double has been done six times.
In recent years Lloyd Williams has owned Yucatan, Assign, Amralah, Sea Moon and Linton to win the Herbert Power.
On top of some of those imports, Shahwardi won for France for 2012.
The Herbert Power Stakes is worth $400,000 in 2019.
Notable winners of the Herbert Power Stakes include Yucatan (2018), Big Memory (2014), Sea Moon (2013), Shahwardi (2012), Linton (2010), Alcopop (2009), Master O'Reilly (2007), Leica Falcon (2005), Freemason (2001), Rogan Josh (1999), Great Vintage (1993), Aquidity (1992), Just A Dancer (1990), Congressman (1988), Arwon (1978), Van Der Hum (1976), Gala Supreme (1973), Beer Street (1970), Rising Fast (1955), Eurythmic (1921), Poseidon (1906/1907) and Wakeful (1902/1903).
The 2018 Herbert Power Stakes was won by Yucatan from Brimham Rocks and A Prince Of Arran.
Previous Herbert Power Stakes Winners
| THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) 4H |
SAVABEEL (AUS) - THE GLITZY ONE (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
|DAMIAN LANE||54.5||MURRAY BAKER & ANDREW FORSMAN||7|
| YUCATAN (IRE) 4H |
GALILEO (IRE) - SIX PERFECTIONS (FR) CELTIC SWING (GB)
|J B MCDONALD||56.0||A P O'BRIEN||15|
| LORD FANDANGO (GER) 4H |
LORD OF ENGLAND (GER) - FITNESS (IRE) MONSUN (GER)
|BEN ALLEN||53.0||ARCHIE ALEXANDER||2|
| ASSIGN (IRE) 5G |
MONTJEU (IRE) - BELESTA (GB) XAAR (GB)
|KATELYN MALLYON||53.0||ROBERT HICKMOTT||3|
| AMRALAH (IRE) 5H |
TEOFILO (IRE) - SHARP MODE (USA) DIESIS (GB)
|J BOWMAN||58.5||ROBERT HICKMOTT||8|
| BIG MEMORY (FR) 4G |
DUKE OF MARMALADE (IRE) - NICARA (GER) NEBOS (GER)
|TOMMY BERRY||53.0||TONY MCEVOY||1|
| SEA MOON (GB) 5M |
BEAT HOLLOW (GB) - EVA LUNA (USA) ALLEGED (USA)
|J BOWMAN||59.5||ROBERT HICKMOTT||7|
| SHAHWARDI (FR) 6G |
LANDO (GER) - SHAMDARA (IRE) DR DEVIOUS (IRE)
|K MCEVOY||56.0||A DE ROYER DUPRE||13|
| SHEWAN (AUS) 5G |
BLEVIC (AUS) - ABERDEEN ROSE (NZ) CLAY HERO (AUS)
|C D SYMONS||54.5||R W SMERDON||3|
| LINTON (AUS) 4G |
GALILEO (IRE) - OUR HEATHER (NZ) CENTAINE (AUS)
|NICHOLAS HALL||54.5||ROBERT HICKMOTT||3|
| ALCOPOP (AUS) 5G |
JEUNE (GB) - IOTA OF LUCK (AUS) BLEVIC (AUS)
|D TOURNEUR||54.0||JAKE STEPHENS||5|
| DOLPHIN JO (AUS) 6G |
DOLPHIN STREET (FR) - HIGH RENT (AUS) BELLIGERENT (AUS)
|C LINDOP||56.0||TERRY & KARINA O'SULLIVAN||1|
| MASTER O'REILLY (NZ) 5G |
O'REILLY (NZ) - WITHOUT REMORSE (NZ) BAKHAROFF (USA)
|V DURIC||53.5||DANNY O'BRIEN||6|
| GROWL (NZ) 4G |
MONTJEU (IRE) - THE LIONS ROAR (NZ) WESTERN SYMPHONY (USA)
|C WILLIAMS||54.5||D A HAYES||12|
| LEICA FALCON (AUS) 4G |
NOTHIN' LEICA DANE (AUS) - LADY PEREGRINE (AUS) SCRUPULES (IRE)
|C WILLIAMS||52.0||RICHARD FREYER||7|
| RIZON (AUS) 5G |
ZABEEL (NZ) - ON THE RISE (NZ) CRESTED WAVE (USA)
|C W BROWN||52.0||CLIFF BROWN||10|
| YAKAMA (AUS) 6M |
UMATILLA (NZ) - MAMAWA (AUS) MILITARY PLUME (NZ)
|D OLIVER||53.5||S B LAMING||12|
| THE SECONDMORTGAGE (NZ) 5G |
HOUSEBUSTER (USA) - BARBUT DELCIA (NZ) BRILLIANT INVADER (AUS)
|K MCEVOY||54.0||MICHAEL MORONEY||1|
| FREEMASON (AUS) 5G |
GRAND LODGE (USA) - SASHED (NZ) SIR TRISTRAM (IRE)
|D GAUCI||56.5||JOHN HAWKES||11|
| MAJESTIC AVENUE (AUS) 6G |
SCENIC (IRE) - BRIG'S QUEEN (AUS) BRIGAND (USA)
|G BOSS||53.5||TONY NOONAN||6|
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