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Leebaz Successfully Defends Crown in 2016 Hollindale Stakes

Leebaz Successfully Defends Crown in 2016 Hollindale Stakes

Leebaz has successfully defended his crown in the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) this afternoon; producing an impressive late kick to savage the line comfortably in the clear of Hauraki on the Gold Coast.

Leebaz successfully defended his crown in the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes on the Gold Coast this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

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As one of the bigger middle distance races in the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival, the 2016 Wimmers Soft Drinks A.D. Hollindale Stakes is a Group 2 weight-for-age race held at the Gold Coast Racecourse in early May.

This is one of the biggest events run on the Gold Coast aside from January’s Magic Millions races and is run over 1800m.

Each year the Wimmers Soft Drinks A.D. Hollindale Stakes attracts a good group of staying type horses vying for the lucrative $358,000 in prize money.

The Hollindale Stakes 2016 will be run on Saturday May 7, 2016.

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Date: May 7, 2016
Track: Gold Coast Racecourse, Gold Coast
Distance: 1800m
Race Type: Weight-For-Age
Status: Group 2
Prize money: $358,000
Prize Money Distribution:
1st Place $250,000 & Trophy worth $1,400
2nd Place $60,000
3rd Place $30,000
4th Place $12,000
5th Place $6,000

2016 Hollindale Stakes Field

The 2016 Hollindale Stakes is finalised and published here.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 70590×6110 VOLKSTOK’N’BARRELL (NZ) Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs Blake Shinn 12 59kg 109
2 x0728x3327 HAURAKI John O’Shea James McDonald 2 59kg 107
3 1x572217x2 EXCESS KNOWLEDGE (GB) Gai Waterhouse Ms Tegan Harrison 14 59kg 107
4 09936×5610 LEEBAZ (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Michael Cahill 6 59kg 107
5 x6712x2413 SIR MOMENTS Steven O’dea Paul Hammersley 9 59kg 106
6 4480x82x34 STRAWBERRY BOY Chris Waller Jeff Lloyd 11 59kg 104
7 87x23x6116 IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) John O’Shea Damian Browne 8 59kg 108
8 0042x5x848 KOOL KOMPANY (IRE) Chris Waller Robbie Fradd 7 59kg 103
9 76x4212x13 SIR JOHN HAWKWOOD (IRE) David Vandyke Blake Spriggs 10 59kg 102
10 141×742121 HONEY TOAST Ben Currie Jim Byrne 4 59kg 94
11 0820×03044 PUCCINI (NZ) Darren Weir Glen Colless 13 59kg 103
12 31x7858x64 SAKHEE’S SOLDIER (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Matthew Cameron 5 59kg 100
13 0x6447204x SPIRITJIM (FR) Chris Waller Jason Collett 3 59kg 108
14 6x61x1412 OLD NORTH John O’Shea Tim Clark 1 56.5kg 89

2016 Hollindale Stakes Nominations

The 2016 Hollindale Stakes nominations are published below.

No Horse Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 GREEN MOON (IRE) Robert Hickmott 1 59kg 108
2 SILENT ACHIEVER (NZ) Roger James 2 57kg 115
3 FORETELLER (GB) Chris Waller 3 59kg 111
4 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart & James Cummings 4 59kg 106
5 MORIARTY (IRE) Chris Waller 5 59kg 110
6 HAWKSPUR Chris Waller 6 59kg 107
7 ARABIAN GOLD David Vandyke 7 57kg 105
8 BANCA MO Scott Brunton 8 59kg 101
9 AOMEN (IRE) Anthony Cummings 9 59kg 101
10 HOOKED John P Thompson 10 59kg 104
11 EPINGLE (NZ) Michael Kent 11 57kg 103
12 SIR MOMENTS Steven O’dea 12 59kg 103
13 I’M IMPOSING (GB) Chris Waller 13 59kg 105
14 RUDY Helen Page 14 59kg 103
15 MOURO (USA) Tony McEvoy 15 59kg 106
16 ESCADO Matt Laurie 16 59kg 97
17 LEEBAZ (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 17 59kg 104
18 WISH COME TRUE (IRE) Peter G Moody 18 59kg 98
19 PORNICHET (FR) Gai Waterhouse 19 58.5kg 106
20 HOPFGARTEN Robert Heathcote 20 59kg 102
21 KOURKAM (FR) Tony McEvoy 21 59kg 96

A D Hollindale Stakes History

Many of the Stakes’ contenders will go on to race in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m) and there have been several horses which have won the Stakes/Cup double including Above Deck in 2006, Mr Bureaucrat in 2002, Might And Power in 1998, Danewin in 1995, Durbridge in 1994 and Rough Habit in 1991-92.

Up until 1996 the A D Hollindale Stakes was a Group 3 race and prior to 1993 it was a listed race. The fastest recorded winning time was by This Manshood in 2004 with 1 minute 45.92 seconds. The slowest recorded winning time since 1989 was 1 minute 58.6 seconds by Rough Habit in 1992.

Hollindale Stakes winners since 2000 are listed below.

A D Hollindale Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2016
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1st Leebaz 1 minute 48.1 seconds
2nd Hauraki
3rd VolkStock’n’Barrell
2015
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1st Leebaz 1 minute 47.9 seconds
2nd Sir Moments
3rd I’m Imposing
2014
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1st Streama 1 minute 53.17 seconds
2nd Mr O’Ceirin
3rd Precedence
2013
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1st Lights Of Heaven 1 minute 49.55 seconds
2nd Foreteller
3rd Transporter
2012
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1st Shez Sinsational 1 minute 56.0 seconds
2nd Lights Of Heaven
3rd Mawingo
2011
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1st My Kingdom Of Fife 1 minute 52.2 seconds
2nd Glass Harmonium
3rd Scenic Shot
2010
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1st Metal Bender 1 minute 49.5 seconds
2nd Road To Rock
3rd Gold Water
2009
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1st Fulmonti 1 minute 48.1 seconds
2nd Izonit
3rd Sir Slick
2008
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1st Scenic Shot 1 minute 49.9 seconds
2nd Spinney
3rd Stormhill
2007
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1st Coalesce 1 minute 47.4 seconds
2nd Dracs Back
3rd Desert War
2006
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1st Above Deck 1 minute 49.1 seconds
2nd Vouvray
3rd Roman Arch
2005
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1st Platinum Scissors 1 minute 52.4 seconds
2nd Roman Arch
3rd Devastating
2004
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1st This Manshood 1 minute 45.9 seconds
2nd St Basil
3rd Pentastic
2003
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1st Bush Padre 1 minute 49.9 seconds
2nd Boreale
3rd Cheverny
2002
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1st Mr Bureaucrat 1 minute 50.9 seconds
2nd Kaapstad Way
3rd My Special Scorpio
2001
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1st Shogun Lodge 1 minute 47.3 seconds
2nd Camarena
3rd Go Flash Go
2000
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1st Shogun Lodge 1 minute 47.3 seconds
2nd Integrate
3rd Cheiron