The Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes is set to take place at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday September 1, 2012.
Run over a distance of 1,200 metres, the 2012 HDF McNeil Stakes is worth $152,000 in prize money.
The 2012 HDF McNeil Stakes is open to three-year-old horses only and is run under set weight plus penalty conditions.
The race is often contended by new three-year-olds that showed their talent throughout the autumn in two-year-old races.
Last year’s race was won by Golden Archer, who won went on to finish ninth in the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude.
The Rock Of Gibraltar has now had a start since last September and did not make an appearance during the autumn carnival.
Golden Archer has won six of his 10 race starts and has earned more than $400,000 in prize money.