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Beresford Stakes

The Beresford Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Ireland which is open to two-year-old thoroughbreds. It is run at the Curragh over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in September or October.

The event held Group 2 status at the beginning of the 1990s, but it was relegated to Group 3 level in 1992. Its former status was restored in 2003. The race is sponsored by Juddmonte Farms.

Winners since 1983

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Time
1983 Sadler's Wells Pat Eddery Vincent O'Brien 1:44.50
1984 Gold Crest Pat Eddery Vincent O'Brien 1:40.70
1985 Flash of Steel Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:46.80
1986 Gulf King Steve Cauthen Paul Kelleway 1:39.30
1987 Insan Richard Quinn Paul Cole 1:47.20
1988 Classic Fame John Reid Vincent O'Brien 1:46.50
1989 Victory Piper John Reid Michael Jarvis 1:43.00
1990 Approach the Bench Billy Newnes John Mulhern 1:44.10
1991 El Prado Lester Piggott Vincent O'Brien 1:43.80
1992 Frenchpark Pat Shanahan Con Collins 1:44.30
1993 Sheridan Willie Carson John Dunlop 1:47.30
1994 Burden of Proof Christy Roche Charles O'Brien 1:48.60
1995 Ahkaam Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 1:46.10
1996 Johan Cruyff Christy Roche Aidan O'Brien 1:44.30
1997 Saratoga Springs Christy Roche Aidan O'Brien 1:47.70
1998 Festival Hall Jamie Spencer Aidan O'Brien 1:47.20
1999 Lermontov Paul Scallan Aidan O'Brien 1:47.30
2000 Turnberry Isle Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien 1:46.40
2001 Castle Gandolfo Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien 1:44.70
2002 Alamshar Johnny Murtagh John Oxx 1:44.90
2003 Azamour Johnny Murtagh John Oxx 1:42.00
2004 Albert Hall Jamie Spencer Aidan O'Brien 1:43.80
2005 Septimus Seamus Heffernan Aidan O'Brien 1:43.10
2006 Eagle Mountain Kieren Fallon Aidan O'Brien 1:43.40
2007 Curtain Call Fran Berry Jessica Harrington 1:46.74
2008 Sea the Stars Michael Kinane John Oxx 1:42.36
2009 St Nicholas Abbey Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien 1:41.60

References


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

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