George Main Stakes Winners

From the race’s inauguration back in 1945 right through until 2022 we have a complete list of past George Main Stakes winners. View every previous George Main Stakes champion throughout history, plus extra details including the age, gender and weight carried to victory of the George Main Stakes winners going back to the year 2000.

Verry Elleegant | Photo: Steve Hart | Neds
Verry Elleegant (2021) handed trainer Chris Waller his eighth George Main Stakes victory in 10 years. Photo: Steve Hart.

Modulation (1945) was the inaugural George Main Stakes winner.

Viscount (2001) was the last three-year-old to win the George Main Stakes.

The 2021 George Main Stakes winner Verry Elleegant went on to famously win that year’s Melbourne Cup race on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington.

In the decade from 2012-2021 trainer Chris Waller famously prepared eight George Main Stakes winners including his three-time hero Winx (2016-18). Winx is best known for her historic four Cox Plate victories.

Kolding holds the current George Main Stakes time record winning in 1 minute 33.3 seconds in 2020.

Multiple George Main Stakes winners: Shannon (1946-47), Count Radiant (1964-65), Regal Rhythm (1967-68), Kingston Town (1981-82), and Winx (2016-18).

george main STAKES WINNERS 2000 – 2022

Note: There was no George Main Stakes run in 2007.

COMPLETE LIST OF PAST george main STAKES WINNERS

Year Winner
2022 TBD
2021 Verry Elleegant
2020 Kolding
2019 Avilius
2018 Winx
2017 Winx
2016 Winx
2015 Kermadec
2014 Sacred Falls
2013 Streama
2012 Shoot Out
2011 Sincero
2010 More Joyous
2009 Road To Rock
2008 Mentality
2007

Race Not Held due to Equine Influenza

2006 Racing to Win
2005 Mr Celebrity
2004 Grand Armee
2003 Lonhro
2002 Defier
2001 Viscount
2000 Adam
1999 Shogun Lodge
1998 Dracula
1997 Encounter
1996 Juggler
1995 Turridu
1994 Durbridge
1993 March Hare
1992 Coronation Day
1991 Planet Ruler
1990 Shaftesbury Avenue
1989 Vo Rogue
1988 Gennaker
1987 Campaign King
1986 Ma Chiquita
1985 Roman Artist
1984 Inspired
1983 Emancipation
1982 Kingston Town
1981 Kingston Town
1980 Tullmax
1979 Imposing
1978 Party’s Pride
1977 Blockbuster
1976 Purple Patch
1975 Hartshill
1974 Itchy Feet
1973 All Shot
1972 Nippon
1971 Baguette
1970 Ricochet
1969 Zephyrus
1968 Regal Rhythm
1967 Regal Rhythm
1966 Chantal
1965 Count Radiant
1964 Count Radiant
1963 Wenona Girl
1962 New Statesman
1961 Martello Towers
1960 Second Earl
1959 Amanullah
1958 Lindbergh
1957 Landy
1956 Kingster
1955 Prince Morvi
1954 Gendarme
1953 Tarien
1952 Montana
1951 Oversight
1950 San Domenico
1949 The Groom
1948 De La Salle
1947 Shannon
1946 Shannon
1945 Modulation

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