Winter Derby

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Winter Derby
Group 3 race
Location Lingfield Park
Lingfield, England
Inaugurated 1998
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Sponsor Betway
Website Lingfield Park
Race information
Distance 1m 2f (2,012 metres)
Surface Polytrack
Track Left-handed
Qualification Four-years-old and up
Weight 8 st 13 lb (4yo);
9 st 0 lb (5yo+)
Allowances
3 lb for fillies and mares
Penalties
7 lb for Group 1 winners *
5 lb for Group 2 winners *
3 lb for Group 3 winners *
* since May 31 last year
Purse £100,000 (2017)
1st: £56,710
Winter Derby
2017
Purple, red star and sleeves, red cap, purple star Dark blue, orange star and star on cap Red, large white spots, black cap
Convey Pinzolo Absolute Blast

The Winter Derby is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs (2,012 metres) at Lingfield Park in February or March.

History[edit]

The event was established in 1998, and the inaugural edition was won by Running Stag. It was given Listed status in 1999, and promoted to Group 3 level in 2006.

The Winter Derby is run on a Polytrack surface. It is one of four non-turf Group races in Britain, along with the Chipchase Stakes, September Stakes and the Sirenia Stakes. It is currently the country's first Group race of the year.

Records[edit]

Most successful horse:

  • no horse has won this race more than once

Leading jockey (2 wins):

Leading trainer (2 wins):

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer Time
1998 Running Stag 4 Ray Cochrane Philip Mitchell 2:05.92
1999 Supreme Sound 5 Gary Bardwell Peter Harris 2:05.44
2000 Zanay 4 Tom McLaughlin Jacqui Doyle 2:05.03
2001 Sergeant York 5 Richard Hughes David Barron 2:04.59
2002 Adiemus 4 Shane Kelly Jeremy Noseda 2:05.54
2003 Parasol 4 Frankie Dettori David Loder 2:03.60
2004 Caluki 7 Frankie Dettori Luigi Camici 2:05.85
2005 Eccentric 4 John Egan Andrew Reid 2:03.79
2006 Sri Diamond 6 Jamie Spencer Sylvester Kirk 2:04.77
2007 Gentleman's Deal 6 Paul Mulrennan Mick Easterby 2:04.57
2008 Hattan 6 Seb Sanders Clive Brittain 2:03.61
2009 Scintillo 4 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. 2:03.79
2010 Tranquil Tiger 6 Tom Queally Henry Cecil 2:03.27
2011 Nideeb 4 Philip Robinson Clive Brittain 2:03.42
2012 Premio Loco 8 George Baker Chris Wall 2:03.49
2013 Farraaj 4 Andrea Atzeni Roger Varian 2:00.99
2014 Robin Hoods Bay 6 Luke Morris Ed Vaughan 2:01.41
2015 Tryster 4 Adam Kirby Charlie Appleby 2:01.71
2016 Grendisar 6 Adam Kirby Marco Botti 2:01.05
2017 Convey 5 Andrea Atzeni Michael Stoute 2:04.68

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