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Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Information

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is a Group 1 race held at Flemington Racecourse in Victoria each year and is one of the feature sprint races in Australia.

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) boasts a total prize pool of $750,000 and is run under Weight For Age conditions.

Formally known simply as the Lightning Stakes is run down the Flemington straight course.

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2023 will be run on February 18, 2023 at Flemington Racecourse.

HISTORY:

* First run in 1955 over straight five furlongs. 1000m from 1973.

* Registered name Lightning Stakes, renamed in 2013 as Black Caviar chased her third straight win.

* Held at Moonee Valley in 2007 and won by Miss Andretti as Flemington underwent track renovations.

NOTABLE WINNERS:

* Todman (1960), Sky High (1961/62), Wenona Girl (1963/64), Dual Choice (1971), Maybe Mahal (1977/78), River Rough (1984/85), Placid Ark (1987), Zeditave (1989), Shaftesbury Avenue (1991), Schillaci (1992/93), Mahogany (1995/97), Testa Rossa (2000), Choisir (2003), Fastnet Rock (2005), Takeover Target (2006), Scenic Blast (2009), Black Caviar (2011/12/13), Lankan Rupee (2015) Nature Strip (2021).

How can i bet on the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes?

Looking to bet on the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes? Online bookmakers such as Neds, Palmerbet, Unibet and Ladbrokes offer a quick and easy online betting service. Once you have signed up simply navigate your way to the correct market and click on the odds of the horse you wish to bet on. You can then enter the amount you wish to bet and all you will need to do is confirm your bet. It's that easy!

When is the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes?

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2023 will be run on Saturday, February 18 at Flemington Racecourse. The scheduled start time for the race is to be determined.

What time is the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2023?

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2023 will be run at a time to be determined on Saturday, February 18 at Flemington Racecourse.

Where is the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2023?

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2023 will take place at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, February 18.

How to live stream the 2023 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

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Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Replay

 

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Winners

  • 2022: Home Affairs
  • 2021: Nature Strip
  • 2020: Gytrash
  • 2019: In Her Time
  • 2018: Redkirk Warrior
  • 2017: Terravista
  • 2016: Chautauqua
  • 2015: Lankan Rupee
  • 2014: Snitzerland
  • 2013: Black Caviar
  • 2012: Black Caviar
  • 2011: Black Caviar
  • 2010: Nicconi
  • 2009: Scenic Blast
  • 2008: Apache Cat
 
 

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes News

    • Outsiders to get trial chance at Flemington

      The Victoria Racing Club has listened to feedback and will allow horses entered for Flemington feature sprints to get some straight track experience. Previously only horses trained at Flemington, were allowed to gallop down the straight before feature sprints which include the Group 1 Darley Sprint Classic, the Coolmore Stud… Read More »

       
    • Star sprinters fight out Lightning Stakes finish

      Chris Waller says there may need to be a rematch between Home Affairs and Nature Strip after the stablemates ran the quinella in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Home Affairs ($7.50) under James Mcdonald held-off the $2.20 favourite Nature Strip (Jamie Kah) by a short-half-head at the end… Read More »

       
    • Black Caviar Lightning Stakes results and replay – 2022

      View the results and replay for the 2022 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes. The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes was raced at Flemington racecourse on 19/2/2022. Have Your Say 🗣: What did you think of the race? Comment below 👇 Replay: HOME AFFAIRS WINS THE BLACK CAVIAR LIGHTNING FROM NATURE STRIP! pic.twitter.com/TRQD2hhBcT… Read More »

       
    • Black Caviar Lightning Stakes tipped to be a three horse race

      Nature Strip is a strong favourite with Sportsbet.com.au to defend his Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) title this afternoon at Flemington. The Everest winner took out the Lightning last year under Jamie Kah, who is back on for this race with James McDonald riding three year old Home Affairs ($4.5-$6-$5.5). Nature… Read More »

       
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