Golden Slipper Stakes

The Golden Slipper Stakes is an Australian Thoroughbred horse race for two year old horses held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney run over 1200 metres on turf at set weights. It is the premier two year old race in Australia and is the world's richest race for two-year-old thoroughbreds. In 2008 it was held in mid-April - four weeks after Easter in March. Prior to 2008, the race was held on the Saturday before Good Friday in conjunction with a series of races known as the Golden Slipper Carnival. Prize money in 2008 was AUD$3,525,800.

Records

Trainers with most wins:
* T. J. Smith (6)
* J. B. " Bart" Cummings, Clarry E. Conners, Lee Freedman (4)

Jockeys with most wins:
* Ron Quinton, Shane Dye (4)
* Mick Dittman, Kevin Langby, Athol Mulley (3)

Winners of the Golden Slipper Stakes

References

[http://www.studbook.org.au/RaceWinnersHistory.aspx?RACEID=4007 Australian Studbook - STC Golden Slipper Stakes Race Winners ]

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