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What History Says: Golden Slipper

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GOLDEN SLIPPER BACKGROUND.

  • The Group 1 Golden Slipper headlines racing at Gloucester Park on Friday, 13 July.
  • It is the 51st edition of the race that was first won by Sordice in 1968.
  • The 1968 and 1969 races were staged over standing starts.

DRIVER/REINSMAN

  • Chris Lewis holds the best driving record in the Golden Slipper.
  • Phil Coulson was the first reinsman to go back-to-back in the juvenile feature
  • Chris Lewis: 8
  • Pardon Me Boys (1987), Harry Gunn (1995), Saab (1997), Talladega (1999), The Jobs On (2004), Akido Whitby (2006), Western Cullen (2011) & Jack Mac (2017).
  • Fred Kersley: 5
  • Lumber Leon (1983), Paavo (1986), Chandon (1992), Salinger (1996) & Cams Legend (2002).
  • Phil Coulson: 3
  • Little Edward (1969), Dollar’s Double (1970) & Prince Of Princes (1985).
  • Trevor Warwick: 2
  • Yarracoola (1982) & Mazzini Magic (1988).
  • Rod Chambers: 2
  • Ace Of Whitby (1991) & Whitby’s Merit (1993).
  • Colin Brown: 2
  • Western Apache (2003) & Ohokas Bondy (2010).
  • Ryan Warwick: 2
  • Spirit Of Navajo (2005) & Mitch Maguire (2016).
  • Lyle Lindau: 2
  • Santos Adios (1972) & Watergate (1975)

TRAINER

  • Lyle Lindau became the first trainer to win dual Golden Slippers.
  • Rod Chambers was the first trainer to win the Golden Slipper in successive years.
  • Ross Oliveri: 4
  • Harry Gunn (1995), Saab (1997), Talladega (1999) & Western Cullen (2011).
  • Rod Chambers: 3
  • Whitbys Miss Penny (1990), Ace Of Whitby (1991) & Whitby’s Merit (1993).
  • Fred Kersley: 3
  • Lumber Leon (1983), Paavo (1986) & Salinger (1996).
  • Noel Keiley: 3
  • Western Apache (2003), Akido Whitby (2006) & Arma Xpress (2012).
  • Trevor Warwick: 
  • Yarracoola (1982) & Mazzini Magic (1988).
  • Lyle Lindau: 2
  • Santos Adios (1972) & Watergate (1975).
  • Gary Hall Snr: 2
  • Love Of Glory (1989) & Beaudiene Boaz (2014).
  • Greg Bond: 
  • Ohokas Bondy (2010) & Mitch Maguire (2016).
  • Gary Elson: 2
  • Class Of Tara (2013) & Sprinter (2015).

DISTANCE

  • The Golden Slipper has been run over several distances including:
  • 1968-1972: Mile
  • 1973-1975: 1600m
  • 1976: Mile.
  • 1977-1980: 2000m
  • 1981-1984: 1900m
  • 1985-2001: 2100m
  • 2002-2003: 2140m
  • 2004-2005: 2143m
  • 2006-2010: 2130m
  • 2011-2012: 2100m
  • 2013-2017: 2130m

PRIZEMONEY

  • 1968: $1365
  • 1969: $1850
  • 1970: $2000
  • 1971: $2350
  • 1972-1973: $2500
  • 1974: $5000
  • 1975: $7500
  • 1976-1978: $10.000
  • 1979-1981: $15.000
  • 1982: $25.000
  • 1983-1988: $30.000
  • 1989-1992: $50.000
  • 1993: $51.500
  • 1994-2005: $50,000
  • 2006-2007: $100,000
  • 2008-2017: $125,000

GOLDEN SLIPPER WINNERS FROM 2000

YEAR HORSE DRIVER TRAINER
2017 Jack Mac C.Lewis B.Howlett
2016 Mitch Maguire R.Warwick G & S Bond
2015 Sprinter N.Turvey G.Elson
2014 Beaudiene Boaz G.Hall Jr G.Hall Sr
2013 Class Of Tara K.Young G.Elson
2012 Arma Xpress B.Keiley N.Keiley
2011 Western Cullen C.Lewis R.Oliveri
2010 Ohokas Bondy C.Brown G.Bond
2009 Parsons Dragon P.Kimberley P.Kimberley
2008 Aussie Reactor M.Reed M.Reed
2007 Silver Tail Adda S.Reed F.Bonnett
2006 Akido Whitby C.Lewis N.Keiley
2005 Spirit Of Navajo R.Warwick A.Warwick
2004 The Jobs On C.Lewis J.Moore
2003 Western Apache C.Brown N.Keiley
2002 Cams Legend F.Kersley C.Warwwwick
2001 Genuine Numbers J.Graham A.De Campo
2000 Disco Force L.Harper R.Jones

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