Duchess of Cambridge Stakes

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Duchess of Cambridge Stakes
Group 2 race
Location July Course
Newmarket, England
Inaugurated 1947
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Sponsor Qipco
Website Newmarket
Race information
Distance 6f (1,207 metres)
Surface Turf
Track Straight
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight 9 st 0 lb
Penalties
3 lb for G1 / G2 winners
Purse £80,000 (2014)
1st: £45,368
Duchess Of Cambridge Stakes
2014
Purple, light blue chevron, light blue cap Dark blue, red disc Orange, white diamonds on sleeves
Arabian Queen High Celebrity Tongue Twista

The Duchess of Cambridge Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain open to two-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It is run on the July Course at Newmarket over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in July.

History[edit]

The event was established in 1947 as the Cherry Hinton Stakes, and the inaugural running was won by Great Fun.

The present system of race grading was introduced in 1971, and for a period the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes was classed at Group 3 level. It was promoted to Group 2 status in 1996.

The Duchess of Cambridge Stakes is currently held on the second day of Newmarket's three-day July Festival meeting. The equivalent race for male horses is the July Stakes.

Several winners have gone on to achieve victory in the following season's 1,000 Guineas Stakes. The first was Sweet Solera in 1961, and the most recent was Attraction in 2004.

In 2013 the race was renamed the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes from the Cherry Hinton Stakes. This also came in the same year as the Windsor Forest Stakes at Royal Ascot was changed to the Duke of Cambridge Stakes.

Records[edit]

Leading jockey (5 wins):

  • Walter SwinburnTop Socialite (1984), Kerrera (1988), Chicarica (1990), Red Carnival (1994), Wannabe Grand (1998)

Leading trainer (4 wins):

  • Henry CecilRoussalka (1974), Diminuendo (1987), Chimes of Freedom (1989), Musicale (1991)
  • Sir Michael StouteTop Socialite (1984), Kerrera (1988), Red Carnival (1994), Dazzle (1996)


Winners since 1980[edit]

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Time
1980 Nasseem John Reid Fulke Johnson Houghton
1981 Travel On Joe Mercer Peter Walwyn
1982 Crime of Passion Billy Newnes Ray Laing
1983 Chapel Cottage Edward Hide Mick Easterby
1984 Top Socialite Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute
1985 Storm Star Bruce Raymond Ian Balding
1986 Forest Flower Tony Ives Ian Balding 1:12.38
1987 Diminuendo Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 1:11.32
1988 Kerrera Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 1:13.29
1989 Chimes of Freedom Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 1:12.18
1990 Chicarica Walter Swinburn John Gosden 1:11.27
1991 Musicale Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 1:12.62
1992 Sayyedati Michael Roberts Clive Brittain 1:12.86
1993 Lemon Souffle Lester Piggott Richard Hannon, Sr. 1:12.63
1994 Red Carnival Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 1:12.18
1995 Applaud Pat Eddery David Loder 1:13.72
1996 Dazzle Kieren Fallon Michael Stoute 1:11.02
1997 Asfurah Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 1:12.22
1998 Wannabe Grand Walter Swinburn Jeremy Noseda 1:11.27
1999 Torgau Gary Stevens Giles Bravery 1:11.77
2000 Dora Carrington Richard Quinn Peter Harris 1:13.30
2001 Silent Honor Frankie Dettori David Loder 1:14.91
2002 Spinola Richard Quinn Peter Harris 1:15.58
2003 Attraction Kevin Darley Mark Johnston 1:11.10
2004 Jewel in the Sand Richard Hughes Richard Hannon, Sr. 1:11.55
2005 Donna Blini Michael Kinane Brian Meehan 1:13.00
2006 Sander Camillo Frankie Dettori Jeremy Noseda 1:12.12
2007 You'resothrilling Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien 1:11.66
2008 Please Sing Edward Creighton Mick Channon 1:14.54
2009 Misheer Neil Callan Clive Brittain 1:10.85
2010 Memory Richard Hughes Richard Hannon, Sr. 1:12.44
2011 Gamilati Frankie Dettori Mahmood Al Zarooni 1:12.87
2012 Sendmylovetorose Colm O'Donoghue Andrew Oliver 1:14.53
2013 Lucky Kristale Tom Queally George Margason 1:10.76
2014 Arabian Queen Ryan Moore David Elsworth 1:15.14

Earlier winners[edit]

  • 1947: Great Fun
  • 1948: Ballisland
  • 1949: Diableretta
  • 1950: Marteline
  • 1951: Tikva
  • 1952: Omelia / Pirouette *
  • 1953: Eastern Glamour
  • 1954: Lucy Lufton
  • 1955: no race
  • 1956: Colonel's Lady
  • 1957: Munch
  • 1958: Fan Light
  • 1959: Panga
  • 1960: Sweet Solera
  • 1961: Crepello's Daughter
  • 1962: Tzigane
  • 1963: Round Trip
  • 1964: Greengage
  • 1965: Chrona
  • 1966: Pia
  • 1967: Cease Fire
  • 1968: Symona
  • 1969: Wild Wings
  • 1970: Hecla
  • 1971: Padrona
  • 1972: Mysterious
  • 1973: Celestial Dawn
  • 1974: Roussalka
  • 1975: Everything Nice
  • 1976: Ampulla
  • 1977: Turkish Treasure
  • 1978: Devon Ditty
  • 1979: Mrs Penny

* The 1952 race was a dead-heat and has joint winners.

See also[edit]

References[edit]


  • galopp-sieger.deDuchess of Cambridge Stakes.
  • horseracingintfed.comInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Cherry Hinton Stakes (2011).
  • pedigreequery.comDuchess of Cambridge Stakes – Newmarket.
  • Abelson, Edward; John Tyrrel (1993). The Breedon Book of Horse Racing Records. Breedon Books. pp. 112–114. ISBN 1-873626-15-0.