IDYLLIC PRINCE STAKES OVERVIEW
- The race was known as the Goodwood Sprint until 2015 when it was renamed in honour of the Jim Taylor-trained Idyllic Prince who secured the event in four straight years.
- The Scenic gelding also won the Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes (2009), Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes on two occasions (2007-2009) and Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (2006).
- Idyllic Prince retired in 2011 after winning the Goodwood Sprint from Playing God and Elliotto. He left racing after winning 15 races from 45 starts and a touch over a million dollars in stake earnings.
- Jim Taylor (5): Barakey (2014) & Idyllic Prince (2011-2010-2009-2008)
- David Harrison, John Price, Arthur Mortimer, Cliff Smith and Albie Beckett are two-time winners.
- Jason Brown (5): Tribula (2002), Idyllic Prince (2009-2010-2011) & Barakey (2014).
- Peter Knuckey (3): Arctic Park (2005-2007) & Cavallo Pazzo (2012).
- Wabasso (1996-1997), Corporate James (1999-2000), Tribula (2002-2003), Arctic Park (2005-2007) & Idyllic Prince (2008-2009-2010-2011).
- Jarrad Noske rode Rock Magic (2016), joining his father Jeff, who won on Wabasso (1997).
- Pat Carbery was successful on Northerly (2001), his partner Jess was on the first of Idyllic Prince’s four victories in 2008.
FASTEST 1300m TIME
- Idyllic Prince (2010)-1:16:48sec.
- Gate one the most successful with seven wins.
- Gates six and seven are next with four wins each.
- Since 2000 eight favourites have been successful including the past two with Free Trade and Great Again
LONGEST PRICED WINNERS SINCE 2000.
- $20: Blevvo (2004) & Tribula (2002).
BIGGEST WINNING MARGIN SINCE 2000
- Settle Strada: 2 ¾ lengths.
LEAD IN RACES
- Four winners have won their previous races.
- Eight previous winners were first up.
- Three were placed.
WINNERS SINCE 2000
|2020||Free Trade||Chris Parnham||Michael Lane|
|2019||Great Again||Willie Pike||Lindsey Smith|
|2018||Rebel King||Mitchell Pateman||Darren McAuliffe|
|2017||It’s It||Randy Tan||Sharon Miller|
|2016||Rock Magic||Jarrad Noske||Chris Gangemi|
|2015||Wink And A Nod||Lucy Warwick||Justin Warwick|
|2014||Barakey||Jason Brown||Jim Taylor|
|2013||Settle Strada||Pat Carbery||David Harrison|
|2012||Cavallo Pazzo||Peter Knuckey||Ted Martinovich|
|2011||Idyllic Prince||Jason Brown||Jim Taylor|
|2010||Idyllic Prince||Jason Brown||Jim Taylor|
|2009||Idyllic Prince||Jason Brown||Jim Taylor|
|2008||Idyllic Prince||Jess Carbery||Jim Taylor|
|2007||Arctic Park||Peter Knuckey||John Price|
|2006||Belle Bizarre||Paul Harvey||Rod Bynder|
|2005||Arctic Park||Peter Knuckey||John Price|
|2004||Blevvo||Alana Williams||David Harrison|
|2003||Tribula||Alana Williams||Arthur Mortimer|
|2002||Tribula||Jason Brown||Arthur Mortimer|
|2001||Northerly||Pat Carbery||Fred Kersley|
|2000||Corporate James||Paul Harvey||Cliff Smith|