History Of The Kingston Town Stakes

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KINGSTON TOWN OVERVIEW
  • The Kingston Town Stakes was first run in 1976, then known as the Marlboro 50,000.
  • Family Of Man, trained by George Hanlon and ridden by David Brosnan, recorded the first win.
  • The race was also known as the Fruit ‘N’ Veg Stakes, Western Mail Classic, Winfield Stakes, Rothwell Stakes and Beat Diabetes Stakes.
  • Notable winners include Old Comrade (2000-01), Summer Beau (1996-97), Better Loosen Up (1989), Vo Rogue (1988), Kingston Town (1982) and Stormy Rex (1977).
  • There have been five multiple winners of the race: Family Of Man (1976-78), Summer Beau (1996-97), Old Comrade (2000-01), Niconero (2006-08) and Playing God (2010-11).
TRAINERS
  • David Hayes has trained the most winners: Credit Account (1993) and Niconero (2006-08).
  • His father Colin won the race with Military Plume (1986).
  • George Hanlon, Bart Cummings, Tommy Smith, Albie Beckett, Bob Taylor, Lindsey Smith and Neville Parnham are two time winners behind Hayes.
  • Hanlon: Family Of Man (1976-1978).
  • Cummings: Stormy Rex (1977) & Bounty Hawk (1983).
  • TJ Smith: Mighty Kingdom (1979) & Kingston Town (1982).
  • Albie Beckett: Old Role (1991) & Megatic (2007).
  • Bob Taylor: Summer Beau (1996-1997).
  • Lindsey Smith: Old Comrade (2000-2001).
  • Neville Parnham: Playing God (2010-2011).
  • George Hanlon was the first trainer to score multiple wins.
  • Bob Taylor was the first trainer to go back to back. Lindsey Smith and Neville Parnham are the only remaining trainers to score successive victories.
JOCKEYS
  • Paul Harvey leads Steve Parnham in the Kingston Town honour roll.
  • Harvey: Old Comrade (2000-2001), Modem (2004) & Megatic (2007).
  • Parnham: Playing Gold (2010-2011) & Ihtsahymn (2013).
  • Danny Miller, Malcom Johnston, Rod Kemp, Michael Clarke and current day riders Shaun O’Donnell and Brad Rawiller are two time winners.
  • O’Donnell: Summer Beau (1996) & Luckygray (2012).
  • Malcolm Johnson was the first rider to win multiple Kingston Town Classics: Mighty Kingdom (1979) & Kingston Town (1982).
  • Rod Kemp was the first rider to go back-to-back: Importune (1984) & Rant And Rave (1985). Paul Harvey and Steven Parnham followed.
BARRIERS
ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT
4 4 1 3 3 2 4 2
NINE TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEEN FOURTEEN FIFTEEN SIXTEEN
3 6 0 2 1 2 0 1

AGE

THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN
16 8 9 6 2

 

GENDER
MARE COLT FILLY GELDING HORSE
3 10 1 23 5
  • The only filly to win the Kingston Town Classic was Perfect Reflection (2015).
RAILWAY STAKES-KINGSTON TOWN
  • Sniper’s Bullet (2009), Modem (2004), Old Comrade (2001), Island Morn (1994), Better Loosen Up (1989).
WA GUINEAS-KINGSTON TOWN CLASSIC
  • Ihtsahymn (2013), Playing God (2010), Megatic (2007), Old Nick (1998), Summer Beau (1996), Importune (1984).
WA CHAMPION FILLIES STAKES-KINGSTON TOWN CLASSIC
  • Perfect Reflection (2015).
YEAR HORSE TRAINER JOCKEY
2017 Pounamu A.Mathews P.Carbery
2016 Stratum Star D.Weir D.Lane
2015 Perfect Reflection G.Williams W.Pike
2014 Moriarty C.Waller D.Whyte
2013 Ihtsahymn F.Kersley S.Parnham
2012 Luckygray G.Poletti S.O’Donnell
2011 Playing God N.Parnham S.Parnham
2010 Playing God N.Parnham S.Parnham
2009 Sniper’s Bullett T.Bartley D.Oliver
2008 Niconero D.Hayes B.Rawiller
2007 Megatic A.Beckett P.Harvey
2006 Niconero D.Hayes B.Rawiller
2005 Early Express P.Giadresco J.Whiting
2004 Modem T.Andrews P.Harvey
2003 True Steel M.Payne C.Harvey
2002 Blevvo D.Harrison P.Farrell
2001 Old Comrade L.Smith P.Harvey
2000 Old Comrade L.Smith P.Harvey
1999 St Clemens Belle R.Cameron J.Cassidy
1998 Old Nick G.Harper P.Knuckey
1997 Summer Beau B.Taylor D.Miller
1996 Summer Beau B.Taylor S O’Donnell
1995 Forge On N.Reid P.King
1994 Island Morn L.Luciani D.Oliver
1993 Credit Account D.Hayes M.Miller
1992 Red Javelin K.Leaver I.Albuino
1991 Old Role A.Beckett J.Oliver
1990 Bar Landy P.Isley W.Treloar
1989 Better Loosen Up D.Hayes M.Clarke
1988 Vo Rogue V.Rail C.Small
1987 Doodlakine Lass G.Clarke J.Bennier
1986 Military Plume C.Hayes M.Clarke
1985 Rant And Rave B.O’Malley R.Kemp
1984 Importune T.Hickling R.Kemp
1983 Bounty Hawk J.Cummings M.De Montfort
1982 Kingston Town T.Smith M.Johnston
1981 Little Imagele G.Daly P.Moran
1980 Sovereign Red G.Murphy M.Goreham
1979 Mighty Kingdom T.Smith M.Johnston
1978 Family Of Man G.Hanlon H.White
1977 Stormy Rex J.Cummings D.Miller
1976 Family Of Man G.Hanlon D.Brosnan

Julio Santarelli
www.rwwa.com.au

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