Caulfield Preview – Herbert Power Stakes 2012

June 20th, 2012

The Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes is due to run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 13, 2012.

Run over a distance of 2,400 metres, the 2012 Herbert Power Stakes is worth $200,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Herbert Power Stakes is open to horses of all ages and is run under quality handicap conditions.

Run as part of Caulfield Guineas Day, the 2012 Herbert Power Stakes shares its race day with the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas, Group 1 Caulfield Stakes, Group 1 Toorak Handicap, Group 2 Schillaci Stakes, and Group 3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes.

After proving himself at open handicap level in Melbourne on multiple occasions, five-year-old Shewan won the Herbert Power Stakes last year.

The Blevic gelding has won five of his 18 race starts and has earned more than $260,000 in prize money.

His most recent result was a third in the Group 3 Easter Cup at Caulfield on April 7, 2012.