Dunstan Feeds 1500 Championship


The Dunstan Feeds 1500 Championship is a series consisting of qualifying races with the final to be run over 1500 metres for a stake of $80,000 at the Boxing Day Races at Ellerslie. 

Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship


The series consists of qualifying races with the final to be run over 2200 metres for a stake of $100,000 at the New Year’s Day Races at Ellerslie

Conditions for both series’


Starters in the Dunstan Feeds 1500 Championship Final and the Stayers Championship Final are restricted to those horses which have been nominated for the races, by 4pm, Monday 2 November 2018, and which at 9am, Sunday 1 November 2018, have not won more than three flat races at a totalisator meeting. Late nominations close at 12 noon, Monday 19 November 2018, and the above conditions apply also to these horses.  Max wgt 60kg, min wgt 54kg. Apprentice allowances. 


Horses which start in any of the qualifying races will receive points (if nominated for one or both of the series') on the following basis. 

1st – 9 points, 2nd – 7 points, 3rd – 5 points, 4th – 3 points, 5th 2 points, every other runner 1 point.


Please refer to the November or December edition of the Thoroughbred Monthly for a full list of conditions.