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Heron Stakes

The Heron Stakes is a Listed flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to three-year-old thoroughbreds. It is run at Sandown Park over a distance of 1 mile and 14 yards (1,622 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late May.

The event was traditionally held at Kempton Park until 2004, and for the two seasons thereafter it was run at Goodwood. It was transferred to its present venue in 2007.

Winners since 1987





1987 Neshad Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 1:38.82
1988 Raykour Ray Cochrane Luca Cumani 1:38.99
1989 Magical Strike Greville Starkey Michael Stoute 1:36.74
1990 Lord Florey Frankie Dettori Luca Cumani 1:42.09
1991 Joie de Soir Paul Eddery Fulke Johnson Houghton 1:42.93
1992 Torrey Canyon Ray Cochrane Roger Charlton 1:38.37
1993 Mistle Cat Wendyll Woods Sean Woods 1:38.30
1994 Bluegrass Prince Brent Thomson Richard Hannon 1:46.56
1995 Peace Envoy Pat Eddery Henry Cecil 1:38.25
1996 Regal Archive John Reid Peter Chapple-Hyam 1:41.89
1997 Among Men Ray Cochrane Michael Stoute 1:37.95
1998 Speedfit Too Gary Carter George Margarson 1:40.47
1999 Kalanisi Gérald Mossé Luca Cumani 1:35.64
2000 Inglenook Pat Eddery John Dunlop 1:46.69
2001 Dandoun Kieren Fallon John Dunlop 1:38.03
2002 Hero's Journey Darryll Holland Richard Hannon 1:36.98
2003 Kalaman [1] Christophe Soumillon Sir Michael Stoute 1:38.44
2004 Tahreeb Martin Dwyer Marcus Tregoning 1:37.76
2005 Proclamation Frankie Dettori Jeremy Noseda 1:39.31
2006 Final Verse Robert Winston Sir Michael Stoute 1:45.28
2007 Massive Darryll Holland Mick Channon 1:46.70
2008 Redolent Ryan Moore Richard Hannon 1:46.93
2009 Border Patrol Steve Drowne Roger Charlton 1:42.63
2010 Fallen Idol William Buick John Gosden 1:42.60

1 The 2003 winner Kalaman was later exported to Hong Kong and renamed Oriental Magic.


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