Easter Handicap

The Easter Handicap is a major horse race held at Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand. It is raced over a distance of 1,600 metres (approximately 1 mile) by three-year-old and upwards thoroughbreds.

Easter Handicap
Group II race
LocationEllerslie Racecourse
Auckland, New Zealand
Inaugurated1874
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Websitewww.ellerslie.co.nz
Race information
Distance1600m (1 miles)
SurfaceTurf
Trackright-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds and up
WeightHandicap
Purse$200,000

It has been won by many of New Zealand's greatest milers, including Kindergarten (twice), Sleepy Fox (four times) and Grey Way.

Winners of the Easter HandicapEdit

 
Grey Way winning the 1977 Easter Handicap
  • 2019 - Endless Drama
  • 2018 - Megablast
  • 2017 - Seventh Up
  • 2016 - Sound Proposition
  • 2015 - Pondarosa Miss
  • 2014 - Albany Reunion
  • 2013 - Viadana
  • 2012 - Veyron
  • 2011 - Veyron
  • 2010 - Time Keeper
  • 2009 - Prince Kaapstad
  • 2008 - Pasta Post
  • 2007 - Floydeboy
  • 2006 - Rags To Riches
  • 2005 - Calveen
  • 2004 - Pomp And Glory
  • 2003 - Sedecrem
  • 2002 - Honor Bound
  • 2001 - Magic Winner
  • 2000 - Zayyad
  • 1999 - Oregon Power
  • 1998 - Aimee Jay
  • 1997 - Moss Downs
  • 1996 - Cactus Jack
  • 1995 - Pakaraka Star
  • 1994 - Ball Park
  • 1993 - Moire
  • 1992 - Carson's Cash
  • 1991 - Ray's Hope
  • 1990 - Status
  • 1989 - Regal City
  • 1988 - Sirstaci
  • 1987 - Field Dancer
  • 1986 - Cosmetique
  • 1985 - Eastern Joy
  • 1984 - Idaho's Gift
  • 1983 - Clear Gold
  • 1982 - Our Shah
  • 1981 - Shivaree
  • 1980 - Silver Nymph
  • 1979 - Stipulwin
  • 1978 - Silver Wraith
  • 1977 - Grey Way
  • 1976 - Tudor Light
  • 1975 - Kiwi Can
  • 1974 - Turfcutter
  • 1973 - Nordic Star
  • 1972 - Kia Marea
  • 1971 - Evenstead
  • 1970 - Patrida
  • 1969 - Choucuana
  • 1968 - Tara's Pride
  • 1967 - Valiant Rebel
  • 1966 - Rochdale
  • 1965 - My Call
  • 1964 - Tasman Sea
  • 1963 - Final Command
  • 1962 - Otematata
  • 1961 - Waipari
  • 1960 - Waipari
  • 1959 - Marie Brizard
  • 1958 - Japonica
  • 1957 - Solepic
  • 1956 - Coleridge
  • 1955 - Fair Chance
  • 1954 - Tesla
  • 1953 - Misprint
  • 1952 - Peter Boy
  • 1951 - Wandering Ways
  • 1950 - Lord Revel
  • 1949 - Rosslare
  • 1948 - Iwo Jima
  • 1947 - Sleepy Fox[1]
  • 1946 - Sleepy Fox[1]
  • 1945 - Sleepy Fox[1]
  • 1944 - Sleepy Fox[1]
  • 1943 - Landveyor
  • 1942 - Kindergarten
  • 1941 - Kindergarten
  • 1940 - Black Thread
  • 1939 - Beaupartir
  • 1938 - Francis Drake
  • 1937 - Tooley Street
  • 1936 - Royal Appellant
  • 1935 - Red Manfred
  • 1934 - Jonathan
  • 1933 - Golden Wings
  • 1932 - Great Star
  • 1931 - Hunting Cry
  • 1930 - Pegaway
  • 1929 - Bright Glow
  • 1928 - In The Shade
  • 1927 - Civility
  • 1926 - Reremoana
  • 1925 - Reremoana
  • 1924 - Hipo
  • 1923 - Roseday
  • 1922 - Grotesque
  • 1921 - Silver Link
  • 1920 - Gazique
  • 1919 - Uncle Ned
  • 1918 - Parisian Diamond
  • 1917 - Menelaus
  • 1916 - Chortle
  • 1915 - Merry Roe
  • 1914 - Ventura
  • 1913 - Jack Delaval
  • 1912 - Kakama
  • 1911 - Antoinette
  • 1910 - Waiari
  • 1909 - Aborigine
  • 1908 - Gold Crest
  • 1907 - Waipuna
  • 1906 - Mobility
  • 1905 - Scotty
  • 1904 - Regulation
  • 1903 - Golden Rose
  • 1902 - Nonette
  • 1901 - Rosella
  • 1900 - Advance
  • 1899 - Rex
  • 1898 - Rex
  • 1897 - Day Star
  • 1896 - Acone
  • 1895 - Folly
  • 1894 - Lottie
  • 1893 - Impulse
  • 1892 - Cynisca
  • 1891 - Impulse
  • 1890 - Hilda
  • 1889 - Leorina
  • 1888 - Friendship
  • 1887 - Spade Guinea
  • 1886 - Clogs
  • 1885 - Turquoise
  • 1884 - Radames/The Administrator
  • 1883 - Leonora
  • 1882 - Louie
  • 1881 - King Quail
  • 1880 - Yatapa
  • 1879 - Yatapa
  • 1878 - Elsa
  • 1877 - Bide A Wee
  • 1876 - Parawhenua
  • 1875 - Yatterina
  • 1874 - Batter

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Cameron, Donald John (1979). Memorable Moments In New Zealand Sport. Moa Publications. p. 37-40.

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