What you need to know about the weight-for-age Group One George Main Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
* First held in 1945 when won by Modulation.
* Not run in 2007 because of equine influenza outbreak.
* Notable winners include Shannon (1946-47), San Domenico (1950), Kingster (1956), Martello Towers (1961), Wenona Girl (1963), Baguette (1971), Kingston Town (1981-82), Emancipation (1983), Vo Rogue (1989), Shogun Lodge (1999), Viscount (2001), Defier (2002), Lonhro (2003), Grand Armee (2004), Racing To Win (2006) and More Joyous (2010).
* The late TJ Smith is the most successful trainer having won with Tarien (1953), Landy (1957), Count Radiant (1964-65), Regal Rhythm (1967-68), Zephyrus (1969), Hartshill (1975), Imposing (1979) and Kingston Town (1981-82).
* The fastest time for the George Main Stakes was a blistering 1:33.75 by Racing To Win in 2006.
* There are no trainers who have won the race with a runner on Saturday.
* Jockeys who have won the race with a ride on Saturday: Glyn Schofield – Do Ra Mi(Road To Rock 2009); Corey Brown – Sacred Choice (Mentality 2008, More Joyous 2010).