Norman Robinson Stakes 2012 – Caulfield Preview

June 27th, 2012

The Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes is set to run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 20, 2012.

Run over a distance of 2,000 metres, the 2012 Norman Robinson Stakes is worth $125,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Norman Robinson Stakes is open to three-year-old horses only and is run under set weight conditions.

Run as part of Caulfield Cup Day, the 2012 Norman Robinson Stakes shares its program with the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, Group 2 Caulfield Sprint, Group 2 Tristarc Stakes, Stakes, Group 3 David Jones Cup and Group 3 Moonga Stakes.

Last year’s Norman Robinson Stakes was won by Sabrage, who posted a 0.2 length victory in the race over Sangster, while Niagara placed third.

Sabrage went on to place a gallant third in the Group 1 Victoria Derby in his next spring start.

The Charge Forward colt’s most recent result was a second placing in the Group 1 SA Derby in May.