The Winterbottom Stakes is a Group One race held at Ascot Racecourse each year over 1200m and is known to be Western Australia’s premier sprint event.
The race is at Group l level and boasts a total prize pool of $750,000 making it an attractive target for local sprinters and visitors from the Eastern states.
The 2018 Winterbottom Stakes will be run on Saturday the 1st of December, 2018 at Ascot Racecourse.
The Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes and Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes are common lead up races for many of the local gallopers looking to tackle the the Winterbottom Stakes.
Horses that perform well in the Winterbottom Stakes may look to follow up in the A.J. Scahill Stakes which is another weight-for-age event at the same track.