The AAMI Vase is a Moonee Valley Racing Club
Moonee Valley Racing Club
The Moonee Valley Racing Club is located at the Moonee Valley racecourse on McPherson Street, Moonee Ponds . It is one of three racing clubs in the Melbourne metropolitan area; the others are the Victoria Racing Club and the Melbourne Racing Club...

 Group 2
Group races
Group races are the highest standard of Thoroughbred horseraces in Australia. The Australian Pattern Committee recommends to the Australian Racing Board which races shall be designated as Group races...

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n Thoroughbred
The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. Although the word thoroughbred is sometimes used to refer to any breed of purebred horse, it technically refers only to the Thoroughbred breed...

 horse race held under set weight conditions, for horses aged three years old, over a distance of 2040 metres. It is held at Moonee Valley Racecourse
Moonee Valley Racecourse
Moonee Valley Racecourse is a horse-racing track in Melbourne, Australia which hosts races for Thoroughbreds. Located six kilometers from the Melbourne CBD, it is the home of the Moonee Valley Racing Club...

 in Melbourne
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 on WS Cox Plate Day. Prize money is A$200,000 and $15,000 trophy.


  • 1983 - 1989 the race was known as ‘The Herald Vase’
  • 1990 the race was known as the ‘Herald Sun Vase’
  • 1991 - 1992 the race was known as the ‘BMW Vase’
  • 1993 onwards the race has been known as the ‘AAMI Vase’

The winners

  • 2011 - Manawanui
  • 2010 - Rekindled Interest
  • 2009 - Hanks
  • 2008 - Whobegotyou
    Whobegotyou is a good Australian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse that has now won nine races, including the Group One Caulfield Guineas and Yalumba Stakes for $3,115,450 in prize money....

  • 2007 - Marching
  • 2006 - Efficient
    Efficient (horse)
    Efficient is a grey Thoroughbred racehorse gelding, bred in New Zealand, who won the 2007 Melbourne Cup, ridden by Michael Rodd, and the 2006 Victoria Derby....

  • 2005 - Duelled
  • 2004 - Plastered
  • 2003 - Kempinsky
  • 2002 - Helenus
  • 2001 - Ustinov
  • 2000 - Skalato
  • 1999 - Diatribe
  • 1998 - Mossman
  • 1997 - Gold Guru
  • 1996 - Alfa
  • 1995 - Donar
  • 1994 - Blevic
  • 1993 - Zaremba
  • 1992 - Kenny's Best Pal
  • 1991 - Naturalism
    Naturalism (horse)
    Naturalism Naturalism Naturalism (foaled 1988 in New Zealand was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse whose wins included three Group One races. Out of the mare Zephyr Souba, he was sired by the Kentucky-born Palace Music who also sired the great United States Hall Racing of Fame inductee, Cigar...

  • 1990 - Rockets Galore
  • 1989 - Zamoff
  • 1988 - Big Grey Roo
  • 1987 - Crush
  • 1986 - Raveneaux
  • 1985 - Caledonian Boy
  • 1984 - Brash Son
  • 1983 - Centaine
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