Australian Principle Races


 オーストラリア障害競馬は他国と同様にHurdleとSteeplechaseに分類されます。未勝利戦、Novice戦、レーティングに応じたハンデキャップ戦などが存在します。主要競走は獲得賞金に応じてハンデが加算されるシステムとなっています。年齢限定戦、牝馬限定戦は行われていません。本レースのための調教や出走資格所得を目的としたTrial Raceが実施されていることも特徴です。South Australia州のMorphettville競馬場では、9月にアイルランド・オーストラリア騎手対抗戦が行われています。

 

注:レース日程、賞金、距離は2019年のものを記載しています

Victoria州 Hurdle

Race Month Racecourse Prize Distance
MJ Bourke Hurdle April Pakenham $50,000 3200m
Galleywood Hurdle May Warrnambool $150,000 3200m
Champion Novice Hurdle May Warrnambool $50,000 3200m
Australian Hurdle May Ladbrokes Park Sandown $125,000 3900m
Kevin Lafferty Hurdle July Warrnambool $100,000 3200m
Brendan Drechsler Hurdle July Pakenham $100,000 3500m
Grand National Hurdle August Ladbrokes Park Sandown $250,000 4200m
Gotta Take Care Hurdle August Ballarat $50,000 4000m
JJ Houlahan Hurdle August Ballarat $125,000 3200m
Casterton Hurdle August Casterton $30,000 3480m
Coleraine Hurdle August Coleraine $30,000 3300m

Victoria州 Steeplechase

Race Month Racecourse Prize Distance
Eulong Steeplechase April Hamilton $50,000 3200m
J.E.H Spencer Memorial Steeplechase April Pakenham $50,000 3200m
Brierly Steeplechase May Warrnambool $150,000 3450m
Grand Annual Steeplechase May Warrnambool $350,000 5500m
Australian Steeplechase May Ladbrokes Park Sandown $125,000 3900m
Thackeray Steeplechase July Warrnambool $100,000 3450m
Mosstrooper Steeplechase July Pakenham $100,000 3500m
Crisp Steeplechase August Ladbrokes Park Sandown $125,000 4200m
Grand National Steeplechase August Ballarat $350,000 4500m
Casterton Steeplechase August Casterton $40,000 3800m
Great Western Steeplechase August Coleraine $40,000 3600m

South Australia州 Hurdle

Race Month Racecourse Prize Distance
Classic Hurdle March Oakbank $100,000 3600m
Grand National Hurdle July Morphettville $50,000 3200m
Irish Hurdle September Morphettville $45,000 3200m

South Australia州 Steeplechase

Race Month Racecourse Prize Distance
Von Doussa Steeplechase March Oakbank $100,000 3250m
Great Eastern Steeplechase March Oakbank $160,000 4950m
Grand National Steeplechase July Morphettville $50,000 3500m
Irish Steeplechase September Morphettville $45,000 3500m