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The Showdown Information

The Showdown is worth $1,000,000 in prize money and will be held at Caulfield Racecourse each year. The 1200m event takes place in April and is one of Melbourne’s premier races for two-year-olds.

The race is run exclusively for progeny of VOBIS Sires’ nominated stallions and boasts a total prize pool of $1,000,000 making it an attractive target for local gallopers and visitors from interstate.

The Showdown (1200m) boasts a total prize pool of $1,000,000 and is run under handicap conditions.

The Showdown 2023 will be run on April 22, 2023 at Caulfield Racecourse.

The race was named after Australian champion and Victorian-based stallion Showdown who stood at Stockwell Stud between 1966 and his retirement in 1983.

How can i bet on the The Showdown?

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When is the The Showdown?

The The Showdown 2023 will be run on Saturday, April 22 at Caulfield Racecourse. The scheduled start time for the race is to be determined.

What time is the The Showdown 2023?

The The Showdown 2023 will be run at a time to be determined on Saturday, April 22 at Caulfield Racecourse.

Where is the The Showdown 2023?

The The Showdown 2023 will take place at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, April 22.

How to live stream the 2023 The Showdown

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The The Showdown is scheduled to be run on April 22, 2023 so sign up to any of the compatible online bookmakers below and stream the race for free!

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The Showdown Winners

  • 2022: Kings Consort
  • 2021: Finance Tycoon
  • 2020: Khoekhoe
  • 2019: Prince Of Sussex

The Showdown News

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      We take a look at the Best Free Daily Horse Racing Offers from Australia’s leading online bookmakers from around the country with the main meetings at Sandown, Hawkesbury, Morphettville and Eagle Farm. BIG BONUSES  💰: Get the BIGGEST FREE Racing BONUSES here!  

    • Kings Consort reigns supreme in The Showdown

      A maiden from three starts leading into today, Kings Consort landed a rich prize when winning his first race at Caulfield on Saturday, taking out the VOBIS Showdown for two-year-olds. The Freedman stable initially had pre-post favourite Crosswinds in the race but put their faith in Kings Consort to deliver… Read More »

    • The Showdown results and replay – 2022

      View the results and replay for the 2022 The Showdown. The Showdown was raced at Caulfield racecourse on 23/4/2022. Have Your Say 🗣: What did you think of the race? Comment below 👇 Replay: Huge payday for Kings Consort as the 2YO by Noor Elaine Farm’s Ilovethiscity captures the $1m… Read More »


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