The Futurity Stakes is one of the feature Autumn middle distance races in Melbourne, Australia. The race is held at Caulfield racecourse each year over 1400m during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.
The race is at Group 1 level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000 and is at WFA conditions with the race open to all 3YO’s and older.
The 2019 Futurity Stakes will be run on Saturday the 23rd of February, 2019 at Caulfield racecourse.
* First run in 1898 when won by Resolute
* Group One since 1980
* Weight-for-age since 1979
* Run over 1800m in 1979 and 1600m from 2006 to 2010.
* Phar Lap (1931), Ajax (1938-39-40), Bernborough (1946), San Domenico (1952), Lord (1959), Todman (1960), Sky High (1961), Aquanita (1962), Wenona Girl (1963), Gunsynd (1972), Manikato (1979-80-81 and 1983), Campaign King (1986), Vo Rogue (1988), Schillaci (1993 and 1995), Typhoon Tracy (2010), More Joyous (2011) and All Too Hard (2013).