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Ballycorus Stakes

The Ballycorus Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Ireland which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Leopardstown over a distance of 7 furlongs (1,408 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late May.

The event was formerly held in July, and it used to be classed at Listed level. It was brought forward by a month in 1994, and it was promoted to Group 3 status in 1995.

Winners since 1986






1986 Innsbruck 3 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:29.70
1987 Noora Abu 5 Kevin Manning Jim Bolger 1:28.00
1988 Cipriani 4 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:28.02
1989 Milieu 4 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:25.50
1990 Norwich 3 Ron Quinton Barry Hills 1:26.00
1991 Additional Risk 3 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:27.40
1992 Pre-Eminent 5 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:29.40
1993 Kayfa 4 Paul Carberry Noel Meade 1:28.50
1994 Wandering Thoughts 5 Christy Roche Aidan O'Brien 1:33.30
1995 Desert Style 3 Kevin Manning Jim Bolger 1:29.60
1996 Idris 6 Kevin Manning Jim Bolger 1:30.90
1997 Wizard King 6 George Duffield Sir Mark Prescott 1:34.10
1998 Tumbleweed Ridge 5 Michael Tebbutt Brian Meehan 1:35.40
1999 Tumbleweed Ridge 6 Michael Tebbutt Brian Meehan 1:31.50
2000 Tumbleweed Ridge 7 Michael Tebbutt Brian Meehan 1:30.40
2001 King Charlemagne 3 Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien 1:30.70
2002 Rum Charger 3 Pat Smullen Dermot Weld 1:34.90
2003 Abunawwas 3 Declan McDonogh Kevin Prendergast 1:29.60
2004 Naahy 4 Sam Hitchcott Mick Channon 1:25.90
2005 Democratic Deficit 3 Kevin Manning Jim Bolger 1:29.70
2006 An Tadh 3 Johnny Murtagh Ger Lyons 1:29.00
2007 Lord Admiral 6 Michael Kinane Charles O'Brien 1:26.35
2008 Summit Surge 4 Keagan Latham Ger Lyons 1:26.49
2009 Duff 6 Fran Berry Edward Lynam 1:26.37
2010 Six of Hearts 6 D. J. Moran Cecil Ross 1:28.29


  • horseracingintfed.comInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Ballycorus Stakes (2009).

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