What History Says: The Scahill Stakes

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SCAHILL STAKES OVERVIEW

The Scahill Stakes was first run in 1978 and won by Burgess Queen.

It’s held Group 3 status since 1980.

The race was run over 1200m in 1978 & 1979; and 1450 in 1983.

It was run at Belmont in 2003.

Notable winners include: Burgess Queen (1978), Heron Bridge (1986), Marasco (2006), Takeover Target (2008), Watermans Bay (2014-15) & Vega Magic (2016).

BEST TRAINERS
Ross Price (3) Medicine Kid (1989), Pago Escort (1991) & Calypso (1994)
Adam Durrant (3): Proart (2009), Silverstream (2017) & Arcadia Prince (2018).

BEST JOCKEYS
Ian Albuino (3): Latin Saint (1981), Westall (1988) & Pago Escort (1991).
Paul King (3): 3: Calypso (1994), Double Blue (1998) & Hot Shot Brother (2003).
Paul Harvey (3): Willoughby (1997), Waratah’s Secret (2010) & Power Princess (2012)

GENDER
Geldings: 25 wins
Mares: 11 wins
Horses: 4 wins
Fillies: 1 Burgess Queen.
Colts: 1 Hakim Boy.

AGE
4yo: 14 Wins
5yo: 12 Wins
6yo: 9 wins
7yo: 3 wins
3yo: 2 wins
8yo: 1 win (Heron Bridge).
Takeover Target (9yo) is the oldest horse to win the Scahill Stakes.

BARRIER
Barrier 3: eight wins
Barriers 4, 5, 7 and 9: five wins.
Barrier 2: four wins.
Barriers 1 and 6: three wins.
No winners from barriers 12 & 13.

BIGGEST FIELD.
The 1984 edition, won by Hanging In, held a field of 11 starters.

FASTEST TIME (1400m)
Eastern Temple: 1.21.20 (1985).

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