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Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Information

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is one of the feature sprint races in Australia, it is held at Flemington racecourse each year over 1000m during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

The race is at Group 1 level and boasts a total prize pool of $7500,000 and is at Weight For Age conditions.

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

The 2020 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes will be run on Saturday the 15th of February, 2020 at Flemington racecourse.

In Her Time winning the Lightning Stakes


* 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.


* 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).

How to bet on the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes?

Looking to bet on the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes? Online bookmakers such as Sportsbet, BetEasy 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 2020 will be run on Saturday, February 15 at Flemington Racecourse. The scheduled start time for the race is 4:50PM.

What time is the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2020?

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2020 will be run at 4:50PM on Saturday, February 15 at Flemington Racecourse.

Where is the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2020?

The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2020 will take place at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, February 15.

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Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Replay


Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Winners

  • 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

  • Autumn Racing Carnival Futures Betting – 2019

    The Autumn Carnival is gathering some momentum with the big boys and girls stepping out already with other not far off beginning their 2019 and with that being the case, the futures markets are always a fascinating prospect. So I’ve had a look at a few of the races with... Read More »

  • In Her Time wins Group One Lightning Stakes

    The handicapper will have a bearing on whether In Her Time chases a second Melbourne Group One autumn sprint after a fighting victory in the Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Trainer Kris Lees prepared the six-year-old to win Saturday’s 1000m dash holding out a late burst from of Godolphin galloper Osborne... Read More »

  • 16/2/2019 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Flemington, Lightning Stakes day

    Group l racing at Flemington returns this Saturday with a crack bunch of sprinters set to take their place in the Lightning Stakes (1000m). The weather is fine, the track is good (4) and the rail is in the true position for the entire circuit.

  • Lightning Stakes Field – 2019

    View the final field and barriers for the 2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes. The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes will be run on Saturday 16th February at Flemington racecourse. Time: 4:50pm Distance: 1000m Class: Group 1 Market 💰: View the odds for the Lightning Stakes Have Your Say: Who do you... Read More »

  • Chris Waller with strong hand at Flemington

    On a day champion Winx makes her highly anticipated return to racing in Sydney, her trainer Chris Waller will have a strong hand in feature races in Melbourne. Waller’s representatives at Flemington include three-year-old colt Lean Mean Machine in the Group One Lightning (1000m). Lean Mean Machine is first-up from... Read More »

  • Jedastar set for WFA Lightning Stakes

    It has been more than a quarter of a century since a two-year-old filly has contested the Group One Lightning Stakes and trainer Lloyd Kennewell is happy to be taking on the challenge with Jedastar at Flemington. On Saturday, Jedastar will become the first juvenile filly to run in the... Read More »

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