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Newmarket Handicap Information

The Newmarket Handicap is one of the feature sprint races in Australia for all horses, it is held at Flemington racecourse each year over 1200m during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

2020 Newmarket Handicap Conditions and Prize Money

The race is at Group 1 level and boasts a total prize pool of $1,250,000 and is at handicap conditions for colts, geldings, fillies and mares.

The Newmarket Handicap is arguably the most prestigious sprint race in Australia each year which is aided with the massive prize pool of $1.25 million dollars.

2020 Newmarket Handicap Time & Date

The 2020 Newmarket Handicap will be run on Saturday the 7th of March, 2020 at Flemington racecourse.

Newmarket Handicap Previous Winners

The Newmarket Handicap has had a host of impressive names win in its 141 Year history including recent winners such as Black Caviar (2011), Miss Andretti (2007), Takeover Target (2006), Alinghi (2005), Exceed and Excel (2004), General Nediym (1998), Schillaci (1992) and Special (1998).

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Newmarket Handicap Winners

Year Winner
2019 Sunlight
2018 Redkirk Warrior
2017 Redkirk Warrior
2016 The Quarterback
2015 Brazen Beau
2014 Lankan Rupee
2013 Shamexpress
2012 Hay List
2011 Black Caviar
2010 Wanted
2009 Scenic Blast
2008 Weekend Hussler

Newmarket Handicap News

  • Sunlight to target G1 William Reid Stakes

    After upstaging the older horses to win the star-studded Newmarket Handicap, three-year-old filly Sunlight is set to chase elite level weight-for-age wins this autumn. And her trainer Tony McEvoy believes Sunlight is still getting better. Sunlight claimed her second Group One win, and first against older horses, when she led... Read More »

  • Barend Vorster makes a winning move to Australia

    Jockey Barend Vorster has only called Australia home for a week, yet the 42-year-old has already claimed one of the country’s most famous races. Vorster guided the Tony McEvoy-trained filly Sunlight to victory in the $1.25 million Newmarket Handicap, the time-honoured Group One sprint run on Super Saturday at Flemington.... Read More »

  • Sunlight hangs on to win Newmarket Handicap

    Star filly Sunlight has given jockey Barend Vorster a memorable start to his new life in Australia, with the pair combining to win the time-honoured Group One Newmaket Handicap at Flemington. South African Vorster had ridden successfully in Singapore for the past 15 years and only arrived in Australia late... Read More »

  • Hugh Bowman stands himself down at Flemington

    Stewards have permitted Hugh Bowman to be released from his riding engagement on Avilius in the Australian Cup, to enable him to leave the course due to a family matter which he was advised of after riding in the Newmarket Handicap. Corey Brown will take the ride on odds on... Read More »

  • Newmarket Handicap results and replay – 2019

    View the results and replay for the 2019 Newmarket Handicap. The Newmarket Handicap was raced at Flemington racecourse on 09/03/2019. Replay: Sunlight wins the Newmarket Handicap! She holds off Osborne Bulls and Brave Smash in a brilliant race. — 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) March 9, 2019 Finish No. Horse Trainer... Read More »

  • John Sadler lands early Flemington double

    Trainer John Sadler joked after landing the opening two races at Flemington that his best chance was still to come. Sadler won Saturday’s KIIS 101.1 Jase & P J Sprint with Superhard who cruised to an easy win before Simply Invincible landed a last stride win in the World Horse... Read More »

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