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How Now Stakes

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History

BELLA NIPOTINA winning the How Now Stakes at Caulfield in Australia.
BELLA NIPOTINA winning the How Now Stakes at Caulfield in Australia. Picture: Racing Photos

The How Now Stakes is a Group 3 race run under Set Weights and Penalty conditions for four year old and up mares at Caulfield conducted by the Melbourne Racing Club.
The How Now Stakes is run over 1200m. It was first run in 1999 and was won by Snippets' Lass.
The How Now Stakes has always been run at Caulfield. The race has only been run at the 1200m from the Caulfield dog-leg start.
The race is named after the mare who won the 1976 Underwood Stakes.
The How Now Stakes was a Listed race until 2005 then Group 3 thereafter.
Some recent winners would go on to win G1 races in the season of their How Now win.
The How Now Stakes was worth $200,000 in 2021.
Notable winners of the How Now Stakes include Winter Bride (2018), Secret Agenda (2016), Politeness (2015), Catkins (2013), Sister Madly (2011), Velocitea (2009), Queen Of The Hill (2006), Lovely Jubly (2003), Miss Power Bird (2001) and Piavonic (2000).
The 2021 How Now Stakes was won by Bella Nipotina from Chassis and La Mexicana.
Racing and Sports

Previous How Now Stakes Winners

Date Horse Jockey WT Trainer BP
BELLA NIPOTINA (AUS) 4M
PRIDE OF DUBAI (AUS) - BELLA ORFANA (AUS) STAR WITNESS (AUS)
C WILLIAMS 57.0 C MAHER & D EUSTACE 7
FELICIA (AUS) 4M
UNENCUMBERED (AUS) - LOS FELIZ (AUS) SHAMARDAL (USA)
C WILLIAMS 55.0 DEAN BINAISSE 12
MANICURE (AUS) 5M
EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) - TRIM (AUS) LONHRO (AUS)
RACHEL KING 56.0 JAMES CUMMINGS 12
WINTER BRIDE (AUS) 4M
NOT A SINGLE DOUBT (AUS) - AMBERINO (AUS) PERUGINO (USA)
RYAN MALONEY 55.0 TOBY EDMONDS 13
SAVANNA AMOUR (AUS) 4M
LOVE CONQUERS ALL (AUS) - SAVANNA LA MAR (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
B RAWILLER 58.0 CHRIS MEAGHER 11
SECRET AGENDA (AUS) 4M
NOT A SINGLE DOUBT (AUS) - NEGOTIATE (AUS) RED RANSOM (USA)
D OLIVER 57.0 MICK PRICE 6
POLITENESS (AUS) 5M
STREET SENSE (USA) - BERENGARIA (AUS) COMMANDS (AUS)
M J ZAHRA 57.0 R W SMERDON 13
GIRL GUIDE (AUS) 5M
CHURCHILL DOWNS (AUS) - SATNAV (AUS) CANNY LAD (AUS)
C WILLIAMS 55.0 DAVID HAYES & TOM DABERNIG 10
CATKINS (AUS) 4M
DUBAWI (IRE) - SALIX CAPREA (AUS) CATBIRD (AUS)
C NEWITT 58.0 CHRIS WALLER 12
DETOURS (AUS) 4M
AD VALOREM (USA) - HAIRPIN (AUS) OCTAGONAL (NZ)
G BOSS 55.0 PETER SNOWDEN 10
SISTER MADLY (AUS) 5M
REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS) - JADE TIARA (AUS) BUREAUCRACY (NZ)
D OLIVER 56.5 JOHN SADLER 5
VALENTINE MISS (AUS) 5M
DANETIME (IRE) - TOROLOSA (NZ) HOUSEBUSTER (USA)
M RODD 54.0 MARK KAVANAGH 3
VELOCITEA (NZ) 4M
VOLKSRAAD (GB) - CAT SHMEA (NZ) FELIX THE CAT (USA)
C WILLIAMS 53.0 BRIAN MAYFIELD-SMITH 4
VIVACIOUS SPIRIT (AUS) 4M
BEL ESPRIT (AUS) - BIT OF BLISS (AUS) SNIPPETS (AUS)
C NEWITT 53.0 MICK PRICE 16
MISS JUDGEMENT (AUS) 5M
STRATEGIC (AUS) - MISS JAKEO (AUS) UNBRIDLED'S SONG (USA)
L NOLEN 55.5 PETER MOODY 15
QUEEN OF THE HILL (AUS) 4M
DANEHILL (USA) - EXPLOSIVE (USA) FAPPIANO (USA)
N CALLOW 56.5 D L FREEDMAN 6
SARAH MICHELLE (AUS) 6M
JUGAH (USA) - MISS SOLEIL (AUS) SUN MASTER (USA)
MICHELLE PAYNE 54.0 J W MASON 2
BRINDABELLA (AUS) 5M
BELLOTTO (USA) - POET'S BREEZE (AUS) ZEPHYR NEKE (AUS)
N CALLOW 55.5 LEON MACDONALD 6
STRIKELINE (AUS) 4M
DESERT SUN (GB) - STRIKE HIGH (AUS) PRE EMPTIVE STRIKE (CAN)
S BASTER 57.0 BRIAN MAYFIELD-SMITH 6
LOVELY JUBLY (AUS) 4M
LION HUNTER (AUS) - JABOULET (NZ) VICE REGAL (NZ)
B PREBBLE 58.5 BRIAN MAYFIELD-SMITH 8
TAIMANA (NZ) 4M
WOODMAN (USA) - ABBAYE (AUS) AHONOORA (GB)
K MCEVOY 55.5 MICHAEL MORONEY 9
MISS POWER BIRD (AUS) 4M
MUKADDAMAH (USA) - MISS PRIORITY (NZ) KAAPSTAD (NZ)
G CHILDS 55.5 LEON CORSTENS 4
PIAVONIC (AUS) 5M
SCENIC (IRE) - PIAVE GIRL (AUS) BRAVE SALUTE (AUS)
N RAWILLER 55.5 TONY NOONAN 8

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