Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

The 2016 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes is a weight-for-age Group 1 for all horses held over a distance of 1000 metres. The race is held in February each year at the Flemington Racecourse a with total prize pool of $500,000.

It was changed from the Lightning Stakes in 2012, to honour one of the greatest sprinters of all time Black Caviar, who has won the race three times over consecutive years (2011-2013) . The Lightning Stakes is one of the three leg Autumn sprint series over the Melbourne Autumn carnival.

2016 Lightning Stakes – Date

The 2016 Lightning Stakes will be held on Saturday the 20th of February.

Lightning Stakes Track And Distance

The Lightning Stakes is held at Flemington Race Course and run over a distance of 1000 metres.

Flemington Race Track Image

Past 10 Winners​

2015Lankan Rupee
2013Black Caviar
2012Black Caviar
2011Black Caviar
2009Scenic Blast
2008Apache Cat
2007Miss Andretti

2016 Lightning Stakes Big Bets

None Available.