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Herbert Power Stakes

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YUCATAN winning the Herbert Power Stakes.
YUCATAN winning the Herbert Power Stakes. Picture: Racing and Sports

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.
Racing and Sports

Previous Herbert Power Stakes Winners

DateHorseJockeyWTTrainerBP
THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) 4H
SAVABEEL (AUS) - THE GLITZY ONE (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
DAMIAN LANE54.5MURRAY BAKER & ANDREW FORSMAN7
YUCATAN (IRE) 4H
GALILEO (IRE) - SIX PERFECTIONS (FR) CELTIC SWING (GB)
J B MCDONALD56.0A P O'BRIEN15
LORD FANDANGO (GER) 4H
LORD OF ENGLAND (GER) - FITNESS (IRE) MONSUN (GER)
BEN ALLEN53.0ARCHIE ALEXANDER2
ASSIGN (IRE) 5G
MONTJEU (IRE) - BELESTA (GB) XAAR (GB)
KATELYN MALLYON53.0ROBERT HICKMOTT3
AMRALAH (IRE) 5H
TEOFILO (IRE) - SHARP MODE (USA) DIESIS (GB)
J BOWMAN58.5ROBERT HICKMOTT8
BIG MEMORY (FR) 4G
DUKE OF MARMALADE (IRE) - NICARA (GER) NEBOS (GER)
TOMMY BERRY53.0TONY MCEVOY1
SEA MOON (GB) 5M
BEAT HOLLOW (GB) - EVA LUNA (USA) ALLEGED (USA)
J BOWMAN59.5ROBERT HICKMOTT7
SHAHWARDI (FR) 6G
LANDO (GER) - SHAMDARA (IRE) DR DEVIOUS (IRE)
K MCEVOY56.0A DE ROYER DUPRE13
SHEWAN (AUS) 5G
BLEVIC (AUS) - ABERDEEN ROSE (NZ) CLAY HERO (AUS)
C D SYMONS54.5R W SMERDON3
LINTON (AUS) 4G
GALILEO (IRE) - OUR HEATHER (NZ) CENTAINE (AUS)
NICHOLAS HALL54.5ROBERT HICKMOTT3
ALCOPOP (AUS) 5G
JEUNE (GB) - IOTA OF LUCK (AUS) BLEVIC (AUS)
D TOURNEUR54.0JAKE STEPHENS5
DOLPHIN JO (AUS) 6G
DOLPHIN STREET (FR) - HIGH RENT (AUS) BELLIGERENT (AUS)
C LINDOP56.0TERRY & KARINA O'SULLIVAN1
MASTER O'REILLY (NZ) 5G
O'REILLY (NZ) - WITHOUT REMORSE (NZ) BAKHAROFF (USA)
V DURIC53.5DANNY O'BRIEN6
GROWL (NZ) 4G
MONTJEU (IRE) - THE LIONS ROAR (NZ) WESTERN SYMPHONY (USA)
C WILLIAMS54.5D A HAYES12
LEICA FALCON (AUS) 4G
NOTHIN' LEICA DANE (AUS) - LADY PEREGRINE (AUS) SCRUPULES (IRE)
C WILLIAMS52.0RICHARD FREYER7
RIZON (AUS) 5G
ZABEEL (NZ) - ON THE RISE (NZ) CRESTED WAVE (USA)
C W BROWN52.0CLIFF BROWN10
YAKAMA (AUS) 6M
UMATILLA (NZ) - MAMAWA (AUS) MILITARY PLUME (NZ)
D OLIVER53.5S B LAMING12
THE SECONDMORTGAGE (NZ) 5G
HOUSEBUSTER (USA) - BARBUT DELCIA (NZ) BRILLIANT INVADER (AUS)
K MCEVOY54.0MICHAEL MORONEY1
FREEMASON (AUS) 5G
GRAND LODGE (USA) - SASHED (NZ) SIR TRISTRAM (IRE)
D GAUCI56.5JOHN HAWKES11
MAJESTIC AVENUE (AUS) 6G
SCENIC (IRE) - BRIG'S QUEEN (AUS) BRIGAND (USA)
G BOSS53.5TONY NOONAN6

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