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2019 Dhruv Rodrigues Chico and Lexi Loizou claim victory after prize money restored

Maddie Coates was behind scratch Josh Ross again attempts the treble Jacob Despard wants back-to-back Fia Fighera close 2nd, Bree Masters is 3rd Lauren Wells wins the 200m Ireland brothers both get wins Arthur Ince celebrates 50th year at Stawell Eliza Icke judges Fashions on the Field RIP Maurice Campbell

Taylah Cruttenden has been introduced to pro running and is quietly confident for Stawell

Stawell first timer Taylah Cruttenden has been mixing it up on the track and grass this season with fantastic results in both. The Australian junior champion from WA found herself in Victoria due to border closures this season and after being introduced to pro running decided to give it a

2018 Despard takes the Open Gift, EJ Forsyth the Women’s and Josh Ross is back to make history

There was much anticipation when it was announced that dual Open Gift winner Joshua Ross would run in the 2018 Stawell Gift after an absence of five years. In recognition of his extraordinary achievements at the event Ross would also be inducted into the Stawell Hall of Fame as a

AUSTRALIA’S STRONGEST EVER WOMEN’S MIDDLE DISTANCE FIELD ASSEMBLED FOR THE AIA VITALITY INVITATIONAL HANDICAP AT THE POWERCOR STAWELL GIFT

Tokyo 2020 1500m finalist Linden Hall will take on Australian 800m record holder Catriona Bisset and Australian representatives. Following the incredible success of the AIA Vitality Invitational 3200m at the 2021 Powercor Stawell Gift, AIA Vitality has turned its attention to a feature women’s race at the 2022 carnival with

2017: Favourite Matthew Rizzo takes the Open Gift and Liv Ryan completes the double with the 70m

According to Stawell Athletic Club historian Murray McPherson who will celebrate 50 years on the committee next year, 2017 proved to be a particularly successful carnival with strong entries, beautiful weather and competitive racing on the track which resulted in the best attendance for 10 years. “This proved to be