Albany Stakes (Great Britain)

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Albany Stakes
Group 3 race
LocationAscot Racecourse
Ascot, England
Race typeFlat / Thoroughbred
Race information
Distance6f (1,207 metres)
QualificationTwo-year-old fillies
Weight9 st 0 lb
Purse£45,000 (2020)
1st: £26,640
Albany Stakes
White, black seams, white sleeves, black stars, white cap, black star Purple, white stars, white sleeves, purple stars, purple cap Purple, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap
Dandalla Setarhe Mother Earth

The Albany Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to two-year-old fillies. It is run at Ascot over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in June.

The event was established in 2002, and it was initially classed at Listed level and run as the Henry Carnavon Stakes in memory of Henry Herbert, 7th Earl of Carnarvon, Queen Elizabeth II's racing manager, who had died in September 2001. It was first run under its present title in 2003 and was promoted to Group 3 status in 2005.[1]

The race is currently held on the fourth day of the five-day Royal Ascot meeting.


Leading jockey (4 wins):

  • Jamie SpencerLa Chunga (2005), Nijoom Dubai (2007), Samitar (2011), Kiyoshi (2013)

Leading trainer (3 wins):

  • Mick ChannonSilca's Gift (2003), Nijoom Dubai (2007), Samitar (2011)


2002 Duty Paid Richard Quinn David Elsworth 1:15.90
2003 Silca's Gift Steve Drowne Mick Channon 1:15.66
2004 Jewel in the Sand Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. 1:16.13
2005 La Chunga [a] Jamie Spencer Jeremy Noseda 1:10.35
2006 Sander Camillo Frankie Dettori Jeremy Noseda 1:14.27
2007 Nijoom Dubai Jamie Spencer Mick Channon 1:15.55
2008 Cuis Ghaire Kevin Manning Jim Bolger 1:15.72
2009 Habaayib Richard Hills Ed Dunlop 1:15.63
2010 Memory Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. 1:13.70
2011 Samitar Jamie Spencer Mick Channon 1:15.93
2012 Newfangled William Buick John Gosden 1:16.78
2013 Kiyoshi Jamie Spencer Charles Hills 1:13.82
2014 Cursory Glance Andrea Atzeni Roger Varian 1:13.85
2015 Illuminate Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Jr. 1:13.20
2016 Brave Anna Seamie Heffernan Aidan O'Brien 1:15.20
2017 Different League Antoine Hamelin Matthieu Palussiere 1:14.60
2018 Main Edition James Doyle Mark Johnston 1:13.67
2019 Daahyeh David Egan Roger Varian 1:14.05
2020 Dandalla Ben Curtis Karl Burke 1:16.38
  1. ^ The 2005 running took place at York

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "History and conditions of the races at Royal Ascot". Archived from the original on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 19 June 2014.