Kingston Town Classic


Kingston Town Classic

The Kingston Town Classic is an 1800 metre Australian Thoroughbred horse race run under Weight for Age conditions. It is named in honor of the Australian Racing Hall of Fame horse, Kingston Town who won the race in 1982.

A Group One event, the Kingston Town Classic is held each December at Ascot Racecourse in Perth, Western Australia.

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Race history

This race has undergone many name changes in a short period of time.

  • From 1976 to 1979 known as Marlboro 50,000.
  • From 1980 to 1983 known as Western Mail Classic.
  • From 1984 to 1987 known as Rothwells Stakes.
  • From 1988 to 1991 known as Winfield Stakes.
  • From 1992 to 1994 known as Beat Diabetes 2 Stakes.
  • From 1995 to 2006 known as Fruit 'N' Veg Stakes.
  • From 2007 onwards known by its registered name Kingston Town Classic.
  • From 1999 to 2000 was run over 1600 metres
  • 2003 was over 2000 metres

The winners

  • 2010 - Playing God [1]
  • 2009 - Sniper's Bullet [2]
  • 2008 - Niconero [3]
  • 2007 - Megatic [4]
  • 2006 - Niconero [5]
  • 2005 - Early Express [6]
  • 2004 - Modem
  • 2003 - True Steel
  • 2002 - Blevvo
  • 2001 - Old Comrade
  • 2000 - Old Comrade
  • 1999 - St. Clemens Belle
  • 1998 - Old Nick
  • 1997 - Summer Beau
  • 1996 - Summer Beau
  • 1995 - Forge On
  • 1994 - Island Morn
  • 1993 - Credit Account
  • 1992 - Red Javelin
  • 1991 - Old Role
  • 1990 - Bar Landy
  • 1989 - Better Loosen Up
  • 1988 - Vo Rogue
  • 1987 - Doodlakine Lass
  • 1986 - Military Plume
  • 1985 - Rant And Rave
  • 1984 - Importune
  • 1983 - Bounty Hawk
  • 1982 - Kingston Town
  • 1981 - Little Imagele
  • 1980 - Sovereign Red
  • 1979 - Mighty Kingdom
  • 1978 - Family Of Man
  • 1977 - Stormy Rex
  • 1976 - Family Of Man

See also


References


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