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THE GOLDEN SLIPPER

* Todman won the inaugural Slipper in 1957 by eight lengths and started at 1-6.

* Magic Night (1961) was the first filly to win the race.

* The Golden Slipper has been won by 26 colts, seven geldings and 24 fillies.

* Seventeen favourites have won since its inception, the latest Overreach last year.

* TJ Smith is the only person to have bred, owned and trained a Golden Slipper winner – Bounding Away in 1986.

* Smith also holds the Slipper training record of six wins – Fairy Walk (1971), John’s Hope (1972), Hartshill (1974), Toy Show (1975), Bounding Away (1986) and Star Watch in 1988.

* Smith’s daughter Gai Waterhouse has trained five while Bart Cummings, Lee Freedman and Clarry Conners have won the race four times.

* Waterhouse trained the trifecta in 2001 when her first winner Ha Ha beat Excellerator and Red Hannigan.

* Waterhouse’s other Slipper winners are: Dance Hero (2004), Sebring (2008), Pierro (2012) and Overreach (2013). She will start Valentia and Law on Saturday.

* Barrier one is the most successful in the Slipper’s history producing nine winners, including the past two – Overreach and Pierro. Winning barriers and the last winner to jump from them are:- Barrier 1 – nine winners (Overreach 2013); 2 – two (Dance Hero 2004); 3 – six (Catbird 1999); 4 – five (Century Miss 1979); 5 – four (Sebring 2008); 6 – three (Stratum 2005); 7 – two (Miss Finland 2006); 8 – six (Sepoy 2011); 9 – three (Sweet Embrace 1967); 10 – five (Danzero 1994); 11 – three (Ha Ha 2001); 12 – two (Inspired 1984); 13 – nil (-); 14 – four (Polar Success 2003); 15 – one (Star Watch 1988); 16 – one (Phelan Ready 2009).

 
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