Herbert Power Stakes winners receive ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup, so the race is very closely watched. Many Herbert Power Stakes winners take advantage of their ballot exemption and go on to compete at the Melbourne Cup. Because of the ballot exemption, Herbert Power Stakes results are awaited with great anticipation each year.
Notable Herbert Power Stakes winners include Poseidon (1906, 1907), Rising Fast (1955), Rogan Josh (1999) and Sea Moon (2013).
Herbert Power Stakes winners since 2000 and their winning times are listed below.
Herbert Power Stakes Winners