Stawell Gift 2018: Here is the 137th event in photos

Australia’s richest footrace – the Stawell Gift – is over for another year.

And what a 137th Stawell Gift it was.

Tasmanian sprinter Jacob Despard took out the men’s honours, while Elizabeth Forsyth won the women’s – both claiming $40,000 pocket money.

Despard was the fourth Tasmanian to win the big prize at Central Park, winning comfortably as a backmarker.

Forsyth, from the Gold Coast, blitzed the field to justify the hype surrounding her.

She traditionally trains on sand, but showed that grass was not a problem.

For all other results, be sure to check out our live coverage – an in-depth account from our journalists on the ground.

This story Stawell Gift 2018: In the Picture first appeared on The Stawell Times-News.