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Eyrefield Stakes

The Eyrefield Stakes is a Listed flat horse race in Ireland which is open to two-year-old thoroughbreds. It is run at Leopardstown over a distance of 1 mile and 1 furlong (1,811 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late October or early November.

The event was previously called the Old Connell Race, and it used to be held at the Curragh. It became known as the Eyrefield Race in 1990, and it was transferred to Leopardstown as the Eyrefield Stakes in 1995.

Winners since 1988





1988 Beyond the Lake Michael Kinane Dermot Weld 2:10.80
1989 Catch Twenty Two Pat Shanahan Michael Kauntze 2:08.40
1990 Enzo Christy Roche Jim Bolger 1:56.40
1991 Fawaayid Christy Roche Jim Bolger 1:58.00
1992 Sinissipi Michael Kinane John Oxx 1:59.50
1993 City Nights Pat Shanahan Dermot Weld 2:00.70
1994 Humbel Pat Shanahan Dermot Weld 2:05.30
1995 Deynawari Johnny Murtagh John Oxx 2:00.20
1996 Strawberry Roan Christy Roche Aidan O'Brien 1:58.20
1997 Andy Dufresne Kevin Darley Ted Walsh 2:06.90
1998 Wild Heaven Michael Fenton Charles O'Brien 2:08.70
1999 Chiang Mai Jamie Spencer Aidan O'Brien 2:05.80
2000 Vinnie Roe Pat Smullen Dermot Weld 2:02.10
2001 On the Nile Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien 2:02.60
2002 Yesterday Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien 2:01.20
2003 Mikado Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien
2004 Yehudi Jamie Spencer Aidan O'Brien 2:02.20
2005 Wovoka Tony Culhane Mick Channon 2:04.10
2006 Anton Chekhov Colm O'Donoghue Aidan O'Brien 1:59.00
2007 Alessandro Volta Seamus Heffernan Aidan O'Brien 1:54.91
2008 Mourayan Michael Kinane John Oxx 2:02.86
2009 Mikhail Glinka Seamus Heffernan Aidan O'Brien 2:01.49

* The winner's time was not officially recorded in 2003.


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