A J Scahill Stakes

The A J Scahill Stakes is a Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held under Weight for Age conditions, for horses aged 3 years old and upwards, over a distance of 1400 metres at Ascot Racecourse, Perth in December. Prizemoney is AUD$125,000.

The race is named for Mr Alan J Scahill, who served on the Committee of the Western Australian Turf Club from 1953 to 1975 and was Vice Chairman in 1975. Mr Scahill was also a founding member of the Western Australian Totalisator Agency Board.

Race History

*1978 - 1979 was a principal race
*1980 onwards was Group 3

*1978 - 1979 the race distance was 1200 metres
*1980 - 1982 the race distance was 1400 metres
*1983 the race distance was 1450 metres
*1984 onwards the race distance was 1400 metres

* In 2003 the race was run at Belmont Park Racecourse.

The Winners

* 2007 Tarzi
* 2006 Marasco
* 2005 Arctic Park
* 2004 Avenida Madero
* 2003 Hot Shot Brother
* 2002 Kensyl Bay
* 2001 Lizzy Long Legs
* 2001 Tribula
* 2000 Terwilliger
* 1999 Double Blue
* 1998 Willoughby
* 1997 Bold Extreme
* 1996 Island Morn
* 1995 Calypso
* 1994 Brave Kite
* 1993 Yilgangie Gold
* 1992 Pago Escort
* 1991 Strip The Moon
* 1990 Medicine Kid
* 1989 Westall
* 1988 Miss Muffet
* 1987 King Phoenix
* 1986 Heron Bridge
* 1985 Eastern Temple
* 1984 Hanging In
* 1983 Haulpak's Image
* 1982 Latin Saint
* 1981 Blazing Bags
* 1980 Hakim Boy
* 1979 Junction Girl
* 1978 Burgess Queen

References

[http://www.studbook.org.au/RaceWinnersHistory.aspx?RACEID=4451 Australian Studbook - WATC A.J. Scahill Stakes Race Winners ]

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External links

* [http://www.austgl.racingvictoria.net.au/search.htm Australian Group & Listed Races]


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