Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

Lightning Stakes
1000m | Group 1 Weight for Age | Flemington Racecourse | Prize money: $750,000

The 2018 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is a Group I held over a distance of 1000 metres at Flemington Racecourse with total prizemoney of $750,000.00.
The Black Caviar Lightning Stakes was last won by Terravista.

Quick Betting Facts

• There have been some champion double victors in the race’s history – Sky High (1961-’62), Wenona Girl (1963-’64), Maybe Mahal (1977-’78), River Rough (1984-’85), Schillaci (1992-’93) and Mahogany (1995-’97).

• Just the strong dashing female horse Black Caviar has won it three times (2011, 2012 and 2013).

• In two of the three years that Black Caviar won the Lightning Stakes, Hay List (otherwise known as the unluckiest second fiddle in Australian dashing history) came behind the champion mare.