Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes

The Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes is a Group 2 race contested over 2400m on Caulfield Guineas Day that offers a Caulfield Cup ballot exemption to the winner.

2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes Results

  • 1st: #11 Lord Fandango
  • 2nd: #1 Wall Of Fire
  • 3rd: #8 Gallic Chieftain



The Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes is a Group 2 2400m quality handicap for horses aged three years and over run in mid-October on Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day.

Held at Caulfield Racecourse during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Herbert Power Stakes is a highly regarded lead up race to both the Caulfield Cup back at the track / distance the following weekend and Melbourne Cup over the two miles at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November.

The Herbert Power Stakes winner is exempt from Caulfield Cup ballot, and the double was last completed by Master O’Reilly in 2007.

The mile and a half event offers $400,000 in total prize money and is a key support act on Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne. The Herbert Power Stakes shares a race program a host of other Group races including the Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m), Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m), Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m), Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) and Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m).

The 2017 Herbert Power Stakes runs on Saturday Saturday October 14, 2017 .

Herbert Power Stakes
Date: Saturday October 14, 2017
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 2400m
Race Type: Open Handicap
Status: Group Two
Prize Money: $400,000

2017 Herbert Power Stakes Results

  • 1st: #11 Lord Fandango
  • 2nd: #2 Wall Of Fire
  • 3rd: #8 Gallic Chieftain

See below for the full Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order, following the link for more on the late win by the Archie Alexander-trained import Lord Fandango who will back-up in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup field at the same track / distance in seven days’ time.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 11 LORD FANDANGO (GER) Archie Alexander Ben Allen (a) 2 53kg $12
2 1 WALL OF FIRE (IRE) Hugo Palmer Mark Zahra 1L 9 58kg $9
3 8 GALLIC CHIEFTAIN (FR) Darren Weir Dean Yendall 1.4L 7 53kg $4.60
4 2 BOOM TIME David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Cory Parish 2.4L 6 56.5kg $8.50
5 6 ANNUS MIRABILIS (IRE) Stuart Webb Luke Currie 4.4L 3 55.5kg $51
6 10 FANATIC (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Beau Mertens (a) 4.8L 4 53kg $31
7 9 HARLOW GOLD (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Chris Parnham 10.8L 1 53kg $20
8 7 KIDMENEVER (IRE) Charlie Appleby Glyn Schofield 14.05L 8 55.5kg $7
9 5 ALOFT (IRE) Robert Hickmott Ben Melham 31.05L 10 55.5kg $4.20F
10 3 FOUNDRY (IRE) Robert Hickmott Michael Dee 32.55L 5 56kg $7.50
4 GALLANTE (IRE) Robert Hickmott Ms Katelyn Mallyon 0

2017 Herbert Power Stakes Tips

  • 1st: #2 Boom Time
  • 2nd: #9 Harlow Gold
  • 3rd: #5 Aloft

Read our full Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Betting Tips, the team getting behind last start JRA Cup placegetter BOOM TIME for his return to Caulfield. HARLOW GOLD represents the value and was a multiple placegetter at Group 1 level as a three-year-old over this kind of distance, while the favourite ALOFT could just win for the punters after the good run for third behind Melbourne Cup winning stablemate Almandin last start.

Herbert Power Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Herbert Power Stakes odds and betting markets will be listed below complete with links to Ladbrokes.com.au for you to lock in your Herbert Power Stakes tips in at the right price this spring as soon as announced.

2017 Herbert Power Stakes Field

The Herbert Power Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of spring sprinters each season, many looking for the ballot exemption into the following weekend’s Caulfield Cup field. Good lead-up races into the Herbert Power Stakes field include the Listed JRA Trophy (2500m) at Flemington in mid-September and even the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) just seven days earlier.

Each year the Herbert Power Stakes field attracts a field of genuine stayers heading towards the Spring Cup races, many of the runners having previous experience in Group 1 company and over the mile and a half distance.

The Herbert Power Stakes field and barriers are set for release on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below once announced by Racing Victoria.

The 2017 Herbert Power Stakes Final Field features 11 stayers including two international raiders: Wall Of Fire (Hugo Palmer) and Spring Cups entry Kidmenever (Charlie Appleby) shooting for the Caulfield Cup ballot exemption on offer to the winner.

Read more on the Caulfield Cup hopefuls racing in Saturday’s Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 011x6248x2 WALL OF FIRE (IRE) Hugo Palmer Mark Zahra 9 58kg 105
2 516510×393 BOOM TIME David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Cory Parish 6 56.5kg 102
3 830x33x241 FOUNDRY (IRE) Robert Hickmott Michael Dee 5 56kg 101
4 x031x270x0 GALLANTE (IRE) Robert Hickmott Ms Katelyn Mallyon 11 56kg 101
5 7x39x12x13 ALOFT (IRE) Robert Hickmott Ben Melham 10 55.5kg 100
6 1135104×08 ANNUS MIRABILIS (IRE) Stuart Webb Luke Currie 3 55.5kg 100
7 624x42x32x KIDMENEVER (IRE) Charlie Appleby Glyn Schofield 8 55.5kg 100
8 21x3811x76 GALLIC CHIEFTAIN (FR) Darren Weir Dean Yendall 7 53kg 93
9 x34340x468 HARLOW GOLD (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Chris Parnham 1 53kg 93
10 184260×504 FANATIC (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Beau Mertens (a) 4 53kg 90
11 155x515x21 LORD FANDANGO (GER) Archie Alexander Ben Allen (a) 2 53kg 88

2017 Herbert Power Stakes Nominations

The 2017 Herbert Power Stakes nominations are released by Racing Victoria on the Monday leading-up to Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day, the full list of early entries chasing the Caulfield Cup ballot exemption to be listed below.

The Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Nominations attracted 21 entries including seven from the stables of five-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams who could be represented by the likes of Aloft, Crocodile Rock or last start The Metropolitan winner Foundry.

Herbert Power Stakes History

Since its inauguration in 1898 when Cocos won, the race has been known by several different names including the Eclipse Stakes, Herbert Power Handicap, Quick-Eze Stakes, Perrier Mineral Water Stakes, Perrier Stakes and the Herbert Power Stakes. First an 8 furlong race, the distance increased to 11 furlongs and 12 furlongs before it became a 2400m event. Originally a Principal race until 1979 when it became a Group Three event for only two years, the Winning Edge Presentations Stakes has several multiple winners including Wakeful (1902-03), Poseidon (1906-07), Alawa (1908-09), Anna Carlovna (1913-14), Easingwold (1923-24), Royal Charter (1925,27) and Dashing Beau (1949-50).

Recent Herbert Power Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2018
Herbert Power Stakes
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2017
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Lord Fandango 2 minutes 27.67 seconds
2nd Wall Of Fire
3rd Gallic Chieftain
2016
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Assign 2 minutes 29.1 seconds
2nd Big Memory
3rd Pemberley
2015
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Amralah 2 minutes 27.7 seconds
2nd Excess Knowledge
3rd Bohemian Lily
2014
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Big Memory 2 minutes 26.7 seconds
2nd Signoff
3rd Let’s Make Adeal
2013
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Sea Moon 2 minutes 29.98 seconds
2nd Oasis Bloom
3rd Simenon
2012
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Shahwardi 2 minutes 28.82 seconds
2nd Excluded
3rd Exceptionally
2011
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Shewan 2 minutes 30.75 seconds
2nd Tanby
3rd Moyenne Corniche
2010
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Linton 2 minutes 29.43 seconds
2nd Cedarberg
3rd Precedence
2009
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Alcopop 2 minutes 27.23 seconds
2nd Shocking
3rd Hissing Sid
2008
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Dolphin Jo 2 minutes 30.2 seconds
2nd The Wolverine
3rd Cefalu
2007
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Master O’Reilly 2 minutes 30 seconds
2nd Zavite
3rd Reggie
2006
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Growl 2 minutes 29.3 seconds
2nd Dracs Back
3rd Siamun
2005
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Leica Falcon 2 minutes 29.5 seconds
2nd Sarrera
3rd Hugs Dancer
2004
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Rizon 2 minutes 31.7 seconds
2nd Grey Song
3rd Zazzman
2003
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Yakama 2 minutes 30.7 seconds
2nd Physique
3rd Vicksburg
2002
Herbert Power Stakes
1st The Secondmortgage 2 minutes 29.8 seconds
2nd Requiem
3rd Thong Classic
2001
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Freemason 2 minutes 30.7 seconds
2nd The Secondmortgage
3rd Rain Gauge
2000
Herbert Power Stakes
1st Majestic Avenue 2 minutes 31.4 seconds
2nd Bulkhead
3rd Bohemiath

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