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Sky High Stakes

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History

MASTER OF WINE winning the Sky High Stakes.
MASTER OF WINE winning the Sky High Stakes. Picture: Racing and Sports

The Sky High Stakes is Group 3 race conducted by the Australian Turf Club at Rosehill during the autumn carnival.
First run in 1989, the Sky High Stakes is named after the former champion racehorse who won 16 Group One races in the early 1960s among his 29 wins in 55 starts.
Sky High's major wins included the 1960 Golden Slipper, 1960 Champagne Stakes, 1960 Victoria Derby, 1961/62 Lightning Stakes, 1961 Epsom Handicap, 1961 Futurity Stakes, 1961 All Aged Stakes, 1961 Canterbury Stakes, 1961/62 Caulfield Stakes, 1961 LKS MacKinnon Stakes, 1962/63 Rawson Stakes and 1962 Chipping Norton Stakes.
The Sky High Stakes was run over 1900m from 1989 until 2014. Since 2015 it has been run over 2000m and only once has not been held at Rosehill when run at Canterbury in 2008.
The Sky High Stakes was originally a quality handicap but the conditions were changed in 2016 to set weight conditions with penalties.
The Sky High Stakes became a Listed Race in 1992 and was elevated to Group 3 status in 2014.
Hartnell is the best winner of the race taking it in 2015 at his second start in Australia. He'd then win a Tancred Stakes the following outing.
The 2020 Sky High Stakes had prizemoney of $350,000.
The Sky High Stakes serves as a lead-up race for stayers preparing for the BMW and Sydney Cup or can also cater for horses entered for the Doncaster Mile.
Notable winners of the Sky High Stakes include Eye Of The Sky, Native Neptune, Cross Swords, Balmeressa, Buzzoff, County Tyrone, Julienas, Hartnell, Tavago and Master Of Wine.
The 2020 Sky High Stakes was won by Master Of Wine from Mustajeer and Carif.
Racing and Sports

Previous Sky High Stakes Winners

Date Horse Jockey WT Trainer BP
MASTER OF WINE (GER) 5G
MAXIOS (GB) - MAGMA (GER) DUBAI DESTINATION (USA)
TOMMY BERRY 55.0 MICHAEL & WAYNE & JOHN HAWKES 6
RED CARDINAL (IRE) 7G
MONTJEU (IRE) - NOTABLE (GB) ZAFONIC (USA)
K MCEVOY 56.5 KRIS LEES 7
AUVRAY (FR) 7G
LE HAVRE (IRE) - AMEYRAH (IRE) IN THE WINGS (GB)
G SCHOFIELD 55.5 RICHARD FREEDMAN 4
TAVAGO (NZ) 4G
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - SARA ANN (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
B SHINN 58.0 TRENT BUSUTTIN & NATALIE YOUNG 3
SIR JOHN HAWKWOOD (IRE) 7G
SIR PERCY (GB) - ATHENE (IRE) ROUSILLON (USA)
B SPRIGGS 55.0 DAVID VANDYKE 1
HARTNELL (GB) 4G
AUTHORIZED (IRE) - DEBONNAIRE (GB) ANABAA (USA)
J B MCDONALD 55.5 JOHN O'SHEA 9
ENTIRELY PLATINUM (NZ) 4G
PENTIRE (GB) - PLATINUM BLOND (NZ) KAAPSTAD (NZ)
C W BROWN 54.0 MICHAEL & WAYNE & JOHN HAWKES 7
JULIENAS (IRE) 6G
CAPE CROSS (IRE) - DORA CARRINGTON (IRE) SRI PEKAN (USA)
N RAWILLER 56.5 MS G WATERHOUSE 10
SINGLE (AUS) 4G
HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - MYSELF (GB) NASHWAN (USA)
NATHAN BERRY 54.0 CRAIG CARMODY 6
OLDER THAN TIME (AUS) 4M
DON EDUARDO (NZ) - UP THE HILL (AUS) DANEHILL (USA)
G BOSS 53.0 MS G WATERHOUSE 1
BELLAGIO WYNN (AUS) 6G
DEHERE (USA) - HUNTING GAL (AUS) HUNTINGDALE (IRE)
M RODD 57.0 CHRIS WALLER 4
KETTLEDRUM (AUS) 4G
O'REILLY (NZ) - GYPSY SOUL (NZ) CENTAINE (AUS)
K MCEVOY 53.0 DAVID PAYNE 5
NUCLEAR SKY (AUS) 5G
NUCLEAR FREEZE (USA) - SKY QUEEN (NZ) HEY BABA RIBA (NZ)
J LLOYD 53.0 JACK DENHAM 6
COALESCE (NZ) 6G
ZABEEL (NZ) - ESSYLT (GB) ARTAIUS (USA)
D BEADMAN 56.0 JOHN HAWKES 3
COUNTY TYRONE (AUS) 7G
DANEWIN (AUS) - NICE CHOICE (GB) TOUCHING WOOD (USA)
J CASSIDY 58.0 KRIS LEES 5
SEUL AMOUR (NZ) 4H
ZABEEL (NZ) - GRAND ARCHWAY (AUS) ARCHWAY (IRE)
D BEASLEY 55.0 GRAEME ROGERSON 5
DANIEL'S THE MAN (NZ) 6G
TOUCHING WOOD (USA) - TOP ROLE (NZ) STRAIGHT STRIKE (USA)
G BOSS 55.5 ANNE-MARIE RUTTLEY 1
NATIONAL TREASURE (NZ) 4M
ZABEEL (NZ) - TIMELESS MOMENT (IRE) LOMOND (USA)
G BOSS 53.0 MS G WATERHOUSE 3
RESTLESS (AUS) 4G
THUNDER GULCH (USA) - LET'S HURRY (AUS) VITE CHEVAL (NZ)
L V CASSIDY 53.0 MS G WATERHOUSE 12
BELLO SIGNOR (AUS) 5G
RAAMI (GB) - BELLA SENORINA (AUS) BLAZING SWORD (AUS)
B PREBBLE 52.5 MATHEW ELLERTON 6
SPYSEPT (AUS) 4G
SPECTACULAR SPY (USA) - CIGAMOS (NZ) BEAUFORT SEA (USA)
D BEADMAN 52.0 CLIFF BASHFORD 7

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