Godolphin Mile

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Godolphin Mile
Group 2 race
Location Meydan Racecourse
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Inaugurated 1994
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website [1][2]
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres (8 furlongs)
Surface Dirt
Qualification Southern Hemisphere 3-year-olds &
Northern Hemisphere 4-year-olds
Weight SH 3yo: 55 kg - NH 4yo: 57 kg. Allowance fillies & mares 2kg
Purse US$1,000,000

The Godolphin Mile is a Group 2 flat Thoroughbred horse race in the United Arab Emirates for Southern Hemisphere three-year-old horses and Northern Hemisphere four-year-olds. It is contested on dirt over a distance of 1,600 metres (approximately 8 furlongs) at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.

Inaugurated in 1994 as the Nad Al Sheba Mile, and renamed in 2000, the race takes place annually during the Dubai World Cup Night in late March and currently offers a purse of US$1 million.

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Speed record:

Most wins:

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Most wins by an owner:

Winners of the Godolphin Mile[edit]

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
1994 Lost Soldier 4 Anthony McGlone Kiaran McLaughlin Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum 1:40:90
1995 Lost Soldier 5 Gary Hind Kiaran McLaughlin Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum 1:41:4
1996 Tereshkova 4 Olivier Peslier Saeed bin Suroor Hamdan Al Maktoum 1:38:53
1997 Kassbaan 7 Jerry Bailey Saeed bin Suroor Sheikh Mohammed 1:36:48
1998 Allied Forces 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:39:10
1999 Lend A Hand 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum 1:34:91
2000 Conflict 4 Ted Durcan Nick Robb Marwan Al Maktoum 1:36:40
2001 Festival of Light 4 David Flores Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:35:42
2002 Grey Memo 5 Gary Stevens Warren Stute R. Manzani et al. 1:36:69
2003 Firebreak 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:36:20
2004 Firebreak 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:35:82
2005 Grand Emporium 5 Weichong Marwing Mike de Kock Maktoum Al Maktoum 1:37:78
2006 Utopia 6 Yutaka Take Kojiro Hashiguchi Makoto Kaneko 1:35:88
2007 Spring at Last 4 Garrett Gomez Douglas F. O'Neill Reddam & WinStar 1:36:16
2008 Diamond Stripes 5 Edgar Prado Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Four Roses Thoroughbreds 1:36:96
2009 Two Step Salsa 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:36.82
2010 Calming Influence 5 Ahmad Ajtebi Mahmoud Al Zarooni Godolphin Racing 1:36.57
2011 Skysurfers 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:37.65
2012 African Story 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:37.52
2013 Soft Falling Rain 4 Paul Hanagan Mike de Kock Hamdan Al Maktoum 1:39.97
2014 Variety Club 6 Anton Marcus Joey Ramsden I & M Jooste 1:37.28
2015 Tamarkuz 5 Paul Hanagan Musabah Al Muhairi Hamdan Al Maktoum 1:36.81
2016 One Man Band 5 Sam Hitchcott Doug Watson Saeed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum 1:35.21
2017 Second Summer 5 Pat Dobbs Doug Watson Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi 1:35.82

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