- For the American hose race of the same name, see Dahlia Stakes (United States)
|Group 3 race|
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||1m 1f (1,811 metres)|
|Qualification||Four-years-old and up|
fillies & mares
|Weight||8 st 12 lb|
8 lb for Group 1 winners *
5 lb for Group 2 winners *
3 lb for Group 3 winners *
* since August 31 last year
The Dahlia Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to thoroughbred fillies and mares aged four years or older. It is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile and 1 furlong (1,811 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late April or early May.
The event is named after the racehorse Dahlia, an internationally successful filly in the 1970s. It was first run in 1997, and it was initially classed at Listed level. It was promoted to Group 3 status in 2004.
Most successful horse (2 wins):
- Heaven Sent – 2008, 2009
Leading jockey (3 wins):
- Ryan Moore – Heaven Sent (2008, 2009), Strawberrydaiquiri (2010)
Leading trainer (4 wins):
- Sir Michael Stoute – Echelon (2007), Heaven Sent (2008, 2009), Strawberrydaiquiri (2010)
|1997||Balalaika||4||Frankie Dettori||Luca Cumani||1:51.81|
|1998||Yabint El Sultan||4||Ray Cochrane||Bryan McMahon||1:56.46|
|1999||Putuna ||4||Kieren Fallon||Ian Balding||1:46.10|
|2000||Cape Grace||4||Dane O'Neill||Richard Hannon||1:53.29|
|2001||Cayman Sunset||4||Jimmy Fortune||Ed Dunlop||1:53.28|
|2002||Tarfshi||4||Philip Robinson||Michael Jarvis||1:51.49|
|2003||Aldora||4||Martin Dwyer||Mick Ryan||1:53.81|
|2004||Beneventa||4||Seb Sanders||John Dunlop||1:50.65|
|2005||Tarfah||4||Seb Sanders||Gerard Butler||1:48.78|
|2006||Violet Park||5||Richard Hughes||Brian Meehan||1:54.24|
|2007||Echelon||5||Kerrin McEvoy||Sir Michael Stoute||1:49.98|
|2008||Heaven Sent||5||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||1:55.00|
|2009||Heaven Sent||6||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||1:47.98|
|2010||Strawberrydaiquiri||4||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||1:54.03|
1 The 1999 race was run on Newmarket's July Course over 1 mile and 110 yards (1,710 metres).
- galopp-sieger.de – Dahlia Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Dahlia Stakes (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – Dahlia Stakes – Newmarket.