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Full Speed Ahead for Tally in Alister Clark Stakes 2016

Full Speed Ahead for Tally in Alister Clark Stakes 2016

The powerhouse Godolphin stable is confident of a big run under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse tonight for the in-form Tally who heads towards Sydney’s Australian Derby via a clash with odds-on favourite Palentino in the 2016 Alister Clark Stakes.

Australian Derby hope Tally runs in Friday night’s 2016 Alister Clark Stakes at Moonee Valley in Melbourne for ...

The Group 2 2016 Alister Clark Stakes is a 1600m race for three year old colts and geldings.

Raced at Moonee Valley during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival in March, the Alister Clark Stakes is a set weights and penalties event worth $220,000 in prize money. The Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1200m) is the ideal lead-up race to the Alister Clark Stakes.

The Alister Clark Stakes 2016 will be run under lights on Friday 18 March, 2016.

Alister Clark Stakes
Date: 18 March, 2016
Track: Moonee Valley Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Colts & Geldings – Set Weights & Penalties
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $220,000

Alister Clark Stakes History

First won by Amiable in 1939, the Alister Clark Stakes was a Principal race up until 1977. The race was named after the foundation chairman of the Moonee Valley Racing Club and master of Oaklands Hunt Club from 1901 to 1908, Mr Alister Clark.

The CS Hayes Stakes and Alister Clark Stakes double has been recently achieved by Lieutenant in 2005. Sometime has won the race twice in 1963-64 as has Family Man in 1977 and 1979. Since 1998, the fastest winning time for the Alister Clark Stakes was recorded by Mr Murphy in 2001 with 1 minute 31 seconds. The slowest time was by Lieutenant in 2001 with 1 minute 38.9 seconds.

Recent Alister Clark Stakes

Year Place Horse Time
2016
Alister Clark Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2015
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Chill Party 2 minutes 6.1 seconds
2nd Stratum Star
3rd Maastricht
2014
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Pheidon 2 minutes 06.7 seconds
2nd Cadillac Mountain
3rd Surge Ahead
2013
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Philippi 2 minutes 05.6 seconds
2nd Sheer Talent
3rd Gerontius
2012
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Highly Recommended 2 minutes 08.6 seconds
2nd Ethiopia
3rd Sangster
2011
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Domesky 2 minutes 06.6 seconds
2nd Coldens Choice
3rd Folding Gear
2010
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Linton 1 minute 39.43 seconds
2nd Take The Rap
3rd Offhanded
2009
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Pre Eminence 1 minute 37.1 seconds
2nd Eagle Falls
3rd Definitive
2008
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Sound Journey 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Playwright
3rd Schilling
2007
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Casino Prince 1 minute 36.3 seconds
2nd Furio
3rd Ambitious General
2006
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Spinney 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Langarza
3rd Bonny Laird
2005
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Lieutenant 1 minute 38.9 seconds
2nd Volitant
3rd Renewable
2004
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Speedy King 1 minute 37.8 seconds
2nd Confectioner
3rd Strafed
2003
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Titanic Jack 1 minute 37.7 seconds
2nd Tycoon Ruler
3rd Regicide
2002
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Royal Code 1 minute 38.2 seconds
2nd Ebony Night
3rd Mr Trickster
2001
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Mr Murphy 1 minute 31 seconds
2nd Diamond Dane
3rd Fubu
2000
Alister Clark Stakes
1st Pins 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Diatribe
3rd Oval Office