Telegraph Handicap

The Telegraph Handicap is a Group One New Zealand horse race.

Telegraph Handicap
Group I race
LocationTrentham Racecourse
Wellington, New Zealand
Inaugurated1891
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Websitewww.trentham.co.nz
Race information
Distance1200m (6 furlongs)
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds and up
WeightSet Weights & Penalties
PurseNZ$250,000

Held at Trentham Racecourse in Upper Hutt, during the Wellington Cup carnival in January. The Telegraph Handicap is raced over 1200 metres and is New Zealand's premier sprint race with a purse of NZ$250,000.


Previous winnersEdit

Year
Winner
Jockey
Time
2020 Avantage Opie Bosson 1:07.04
2019 Enzo's Lad Michael McNab 1:06.95
2018 Enzo's Lad Sam Weatherley 1:08.30
2017 Signify Racha Cuneen 1:07.71
2016 Adventador Matt Cameron 1:08.34
2015 Sacred Star Vinnie Colgan 1:07.71
2014 Irish Fling Mark Du Plessis 1:07.48
2013 Final Touch Chris W Johnson 1:08.53
2012 Guiseppina James McDonald 1:06.94
2011 Mufhasa Sam Spratt 1:07.04
2010 Vonusti Noel G Harris 1:09.36
2009 Mufhasa Sam Spratt 1:07.39
2008 Seachange G McKeon 1:06.66
2007 Darci Brahma Opie Bosson 1:07.00
2006 Gee I Jane Scott Seamer 1:07.77
2005 Keeninsky AC Peard 1:07.55
2004 King's Chapel Noel G Harris 1:06.79
2003 Tit For Taat Michael Walker 1:07.64
2002 Vinaka Lance O'Sullivan 1:08.06
2001 Star Of Gold PD Johnson 1:07.76
2000 Fritz Noel G Harris 1:07.63
1999 Bawalaksana Lance O'Sullivan 1:06.51
1998 Vegas Opie Bosson 1:08.85
1997 O'Reilly Lance O'Sullivan 1:07.36
1996 Loader Chris W Johnson 1:06.85
1995 Lord Tridan Tony K Allan 1:07.06
1994 Lady Madonna JD O'Styke 1:10.40
1993 Victory Dias CA Beets 1:06.59
1992 Morar Larry V Cassidy 1:08.91
1991 Vain Sovereign B Hibberd 1:08.31
1990 Mr Tiz Lance O'Sullivan 1:07.99
1989 (dead heat) Mr Tiz Lance O'Sullivan 1:07.66
1989 (dead hear) Festal Larry V Cassidy 1:07.66
1988 Courier Bay David Walsh 1:07.45
1987 Courier Bay David Walsh 1:07.45
1986 Tanalyse David Walsh 1:07.35
1985 High Regards Lance O'Sullivan 1:07.23

Wellington Cup CarnivalEdit

Other major races include the:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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