Futurity Stakes (Ireland)
The Futurity Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Ireland which is open to two-year-old thoroughbreds. It is run at Fairyhouse over a distance of 7 furlongs (1,408 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in August.
The event was formerly classed at Group 3 level, and it used to be held at the Curragh. For a period it was usually contested over 1 mile. Its distance was cut to 7 furlongs in 1997, and it was promoted to Group 2 status in 2001. The race was transferred to its present venue, Fairyhouse, in 2009.
Winners since 1987
|1987||Demon Magic||John Reid||John Oxx||1:48.10|
|1988||Phantom Breeze||Michael Kinane||Dermot Weld||1:44.90|
|1989||Teach Dha Mhile||Michael Kinane||Dermot Weld||1:41.50|
|1990||Misty Valley||Steve Cauthen||Michael Kauntze||1:40.90|
|1991||St Jovite||Christy Roche||Jim Bolger||1:39.50|
|1992||Fatherland||Lester Piggott||Vincent O'Brien||1:28.20|
|1993||Cois Na Tine||Christy Roche||Jim Bolger||1:41.50|
|1994||Jural||Michael Roberts||Mark Johnston||1:42.00|
|1995||Bijou d'Inde||Jason Weaver||Mark Johnston||1:38.70|
|1996||Equal Rights||John Reid||Peter Chapple-Hyam||1:39.90|
|1997||Impressionist||Christy Roche||Aidan O'Brien||1:26.60|
|1998||St Clair Ridge||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||1:25.90|
|1999||Giant's Causeway||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||1:25.00|
|2000||Lady Lahar||Johnny Murtagh||Mick Channon||1:35.70|
|2001||Hawk Wing||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||1:25.70|
|2002||Van Nistelrooy||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||1:24.30|
|2003||Pearl of Love||Darryll Holland||Mark Johnston||1:22.50|
|2004||Oratorio||Jamie Spencer||Aidan O'Brien||1:25.70|
|2005||Horatio Nelson||Kieren Fallon||Aidan O'Brien||1:23.30|
|2006||Teofilo||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||1:22.60|
|2007||New Approach||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||1:29.00|
|2008||Arazan||Michael Kinane||John Oxx||1:33.61|
|2009||Cape Blanco||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||1:32.59|
- galopp-sieger.de – Futurity Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Futurity Stakes (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – Futurity Stakes.