The Heath 1100

The Heath 1100 Stakes will be held at Caulfield Racecourse on Memsie Stakes Day featuring a host of The Everest hopefuls.

2023 The Heath 1100 Results

  • 1st: #6 Asfoora
  • 2nd: #9 Midwest
  • 3rd: #1 Ingratiating



The The Heath 1100 Stakes is a Group 3 1100 metre sprint held at Melbourne’s renowned Caulfield Racecourse on Memsie Stakes Day in late August or early September.

Open to horses aged four years and older The Heath is run under set weights with penalties conditions.

The Heath 1100 field usually attracts a decent variety of gallopers, with some of Melbourne’s classier sprinters often entering the field. While only a Group 3 event The Heath’s calendar spot and the lack of other options means that it attracts a worthy field.

Those horses that perform well in The Heath usually go on to continue their spring campaigns during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. For this reason it’s always a good idea to check out the from in The Heath.

The race can serve as a guide to upcoming features including even Randwick’s $20 million The Everest (1200m) – the richest turf race in the world.

One of the major lead up races to The Heath is the Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) which is a Group 3 sprint held at Flemington Racecourse.

Many horses who have a good run in The Heath might go on to contest the Group 2 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m).

The Heath 1100 shares its race program with three other Group events with the running of the Group 1 Memsie Stakes, Group 3 McNeil Stakes and Group 3 Cockram Stakes. 

In 2019 Gytrash ran second in The Heath 1100 results before winning the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning the following February.

The 2021 The Heath 1100 form was franked with the odds-on winner Masked Crusader going on to win the Group 2 Premiere Stakes (1200m) two runs later before his second to Nature Strip in that year’s The Everest results.

The Heath 2023 ran on Saturday September 2, 2023 as part of Caulfield’s Memsie Stakes Day card and was won by Henry Dwyer’s Caulfield specialist mare Asfoora ($2.50F) who was dynamite saluting for the punters first-up. 

2023 The Heath
Date: Saturday September 2, 2023
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1100m
Race Type: 4YO&UP – SW+P
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $200,000

2023 The Heath 1100 Stakes Results

  • 1st: #6 Asfoora ($2.50F)
  • 2nd: #9 Midwest
  • 3rd: #1 Ingratiating

Caulfield specialist, the Henry Dwyer-trained Flying Artie mare Asfoora ($2.50F), was outstanding first-up in Melbourne in her spring kick-off dominating the 2023 The Heath 1100 results in her first run since a fourth in WA’s $4 million The Quokka back in mid-April. 

  Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
  1 6 ASFOORA Henry Dwyer Mitchell Aitken   3 57kg   $2.50F
  2 9 MIDWEST Anthony & Sam Freedman Daniel Moor 1L 5 57kg   $19
  3 1 INGRATIATING James Cummings Blake Shinn 1.2L 4 58.5kg   $14
  4 7 GENERATION Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 1.95L 1 57kg   $11
  5 13 MAGIC TIME Grahame Begg Jordan Childs 2.15L 10 56.5kg   $4.80
  6 4 ASHFORD STREET Ken Elford Jamie Mott 2.65L 2 58kg   $61
  7 2 KALLOS James Cummings Ms Jamie Kah 2.85L 8 58.5kg   $8
  8 12 SIGH Peter G Moody & Katherine Coleman Ms Carleen Hefel (a) 4.6L 6 56.5kg   $10
  9 8 STARRY LEGEND Archie Alexander Declan Bates 4.7L 9 57kg   $151
  10 5 MASKED CRUSADER Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Jye McNeil 4.8L 7 57kg   $12
  11 14 WEE NESSY Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Damian Lane 7.8L 11 56kg   $21
    15 LA DANSEUSE ROUGE Cliff Brown Jake Noonan   0      
    3 BELLA NIPOTINA Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Craig Williams   0      
    11 EXPRESS PASS Nick Ryan Blaike McDougall   0      
    10 ON THE LEAD Richard & Will Freedman Damien Oliver   0      

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2023 The Heath 1100 Stakes Betting Odds

Updated The Heath 1100 Stakes 2023 odds and betting market links to the sprint showdown will be available right here once opened at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Masked Crusader ($1.90 in 2020) and Asfoora ($2.50 in 2023) are the latest The Heath 1100 Stakes favourites to salute for the punters.

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2023 The Heath 1100 Stakes Form

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2023 The Heath 1100 Stakes Tips 

Stay tuned for our insider The Heath 1100 Stakes 2023 Tips on the Memsie Stakes Day showdown this spring. 

2023 The Heath 1100 Stakes Field

The 2023 The Heath field of final acceptors and barriers are released on the Wednesday of race week and will be available below once announced by Racing Victoria.

2023 The Heath 1100 Stakes Nominations

Nominations for The Heath 1100 2023 are taken the Monday of race week and will be published in full below.

The Heath 1100 History

The Heath is named for Caulfield Racecourse, which is affectionately known by locals as “the heath”, a reference to its scrubby early days. The Heath has enjoyed a variety of names throughout history, some of which are listed below:

Period Name
2016 Resimax Stakes
2015 TheShark.com.au Stakes
2014 The Heath 1100
2012-13 TheShark.com.au Stakes
2008-11 Clamms Seafood Stakes
2007 Martha Cove Classic
2006 The Heath 1100
2004-05 Jayco Plate
2003 Australian Racing Museum Plate
2002 GB Galvanising Sprint
Up to 2001 Thomas North Handicap

The Heath was an unlisted race prior to 2005 when it was upgraded to listed. In 2013 The Heath received a further status upgrade to Group 3. Since 2002 The Heath has been held at Caulfield Racecourse and has been run over 1100 metres.

Notable The Heath winners include Lovely Jubly (2003), Atomic Force (2011), Samaready (2013), and subsequent two-time The Everest champion Redzel (2016).

The Heath 1100 results since 2002 are listed below.

The Heath Results

Year Place Horse Time
 
2023 The Heath 1100 1st Asfoora 1 minute 2.91 seconds
2nd Midwest
3rd Ingratiating
 
2022 The Heath 1100 1st Shooting For Gold 1 minute 4.33 seconds
2nd Generation
3rd Star Patrol
 
2021 The Heath 1100 1st Masked Crusader 1 minute 3.75 seconds
2nd Amish Boy
3rd Oxley Road
 
2020 The Heath 1100 1st Diamond Effort 1 minute 3.24 seconds
2nd Lyre
3rd Runson
 
2019 The Heath 1100 1st Crystal Dreamer 1 minute 3.41 seconds
2nd Gytrash
3rd Ball Of Muscle
 
2018 The Heath 1100 1st Ball Of Muscle 1 minute 3.51 seconds
2nd Voodoo Lad
3rd Brave Smash
 
2017 The Heath 1100 1st Voodoo Lad 1 minute 3.6 seconds
2nd So Si Bon
3rd Crystal Dreamer
 
2016 The Heath 1100 1st Redzel 1 minute 4.54 seconds
2nd Under the Louvre
3rd Santa Ana Lane
 
2015 The Heath 1100 1st Bounding 1 minute 3.4 seconds
2nd Rich Enuff
3rd Miss Promiscuity
 
2014 The Heath 1100 1st Flamberge 1 minute 3.7 seconds
2nd Rifleman
3rd Hard Stride
 
2013 The Heath 1100 1st Samaready 1 minute 4.4 seconds
2nd Chiaramonte
3rd Anise
 
2012 The Heath 1100 1st Golden Archer 1 minute 2.7 seconds
2nd Mr Make Believe
3rd Platelet
 
2011 The Heath 1100 1st Atomic Force 1 minute 2.7 seconds
2nd Testa My Patience
3rd Chosen To Fly
 
2010 The Heath 1100 1st Rightfully Yours 1 minute 5.4 seconds
2nd Stanzout
3rd Returntosender
 
2009 The Heath 1100 1st First Command 1 minute 3.7 seconds
2nd Masked Assassin
3rd Here De Angels
 
2008 The Heath 1100 1st Bel Mer 1 minute 4.04 seconds
2nd Red Element
3rd Monet Rules
 
2007 The Heath 1100 1st Undue 1 minute 3.7 seconds
2nd Typhoon Zed
3rd Satin Robes
 
2006 The Heath 1100 1st Shadoways 1 minute 2.96 seconds
2nd Amyjaye Power
3rd Magnus
 
2005 The Heath 1100 1st Classiconi 1 minute 6.6 seconds
2nd Brannigan
3rd Our Quivira
 
2004 The Heath 1100 1st Monahan Tweed 1 minute 3.7 seconds
2nd Dane Again
3rd Pink Fit
 
2003 The Heath 1100 1st Lovely Jubly 1 minute 5.0 seconds
2nd Captain Clipper
3rd Bomber Bill
 
2002 The Heath 1100 1st Crystal Finale 1 minute 2.4 seconds
2nd Feel The Noise
3rd Prince Rubiton

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