Past Winners

The Karrakatta Plate was first held in 1900 as a Principal race over five furlongs and saw Willie as the inaugural winner. In 1972, as Australia adopted the metric system, the race converted to 1,000 metres and then increased to its current distance of 1,200 metres in 1979. The Karrakatta Plate progressed to a Group 2 race in 1979, and from 1985 to 1998 was elevated to Group 1 status, before dropping back down to Group 2.

Below is a list of the winners of the Karrakatta Plate since 1985.

Year Horse
2010 Motion Pictures
2009 Gold Rocks
2008 Brava Fortune
2007 Roman Time
2006 Canny Jack
2005 No Questions
2004 Redwoldt
2003 Diffraction
2002 Confront
2001 Born Priceless
2000 Metal Master
1999 Climb The Vine
1998 Bomber Bill
1997 Not Held
1996 Umah
1996 Alabama Whirly
1995 Daney Boy
1994 Jacks Or Better
1993 Not Held
1992 Dynamic Beau
1991 Lady Kariba
1990 Umatilla
1989 Highpak
1988 Hold That Smile
1987 Parlez doux
1986 Golden Unicorn
1985 Blue Kristy