LADBROKES 55 SECOND CHALLENGE

The Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge is a pure test of speed over 955 metres. The fastest horses in Australia will go head-to-head to see which horse can break the 55 second mark across the 2020/21 Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights eason.

On each of the night meetings in season 2020/21, The Valley will stage a 55 Second Challenge heat, with each heat carrying minimum prize money of $55,000.

The trainer of the fastest heat winner will recieve a cheque valued at $55,000 thanks to our partners at Ladbrokes.

2020/21 Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge Terms & Conditions

Season Winners  |  Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge
 Season Horse
 Trainer Time
 2019/20 Bella Vella
 Will Clarken 54.84
 2018/19 Written Choice
Logan McGill  54.77 
2017/18  Sunday Escape
 Andrew Murray 54.75 
2016/17 Sirbible
Russell Bell  54.84
 2015/16
Tuscan Sling
Darren Weir   54.90
 2014/15
 Beach Front
 Brent Stanley  55.08
 2013/14
 Minaj
 Anthony Freedman  55.36
 2012/13
 Vatican
Byron Cozamanis   54.69*
 2011/12
 General Truce
Ricky Maund   55.26
 2010/11
 La Bella Roo
 Peter Boynton  55.48

* 955 metre rack record.

Date
Race
Winner
Trainer
Time
Fri 25 Sept
BM84 Handicap Alfa Oro  Matt Laurie  55.90
Fri 2 Oct BM64 Handicap  Meteorite  Tony & Calvin McEvoy  54.54
Fri 23 Oct 0-84 Handicap  Sartorial Splendor John Sadler   54.65
Fri 30 Oct BM70 Handicap      
Fri 13 Nov BM70 Handicap      
Fri 20 Nov BM78 Handicap      
Fri 4 Dec        
Fri 11 Dec        
Fri 18 Dec      

Victorian Race Dates have only been approved from 1 August - 31 December