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Huxley Stakes

Group 3 race
Huxley Stakes
Location Chester Racecourse
Chester, England
Inaugurated 1999
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Sponsor Extrabet
Website Chester
Race information
Distance 1m 2f 75y (2,080 m)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Four-years-old and up
Weight 9 st 0 lb
3 lb for fillies and mares
7 lb for Group 1 winners *
5 lb for Group 2 winners *
3 lb for Group 3 winners *
* since August 31 last year
Purse £65,000 (2009)
1st: £36,900

The Huxley Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to thoroughbreds aged four years or older. It is run at Chester over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 75 yards (2,080 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in May.

The event was introduced in 1999, and it was initially classed at Listed level. It was promoted to its current status, Group 3, in 2005. The trophy presented to the winning owners is known as the Tradesman's Cup.



Most successful horse (3 wins):

  • Maraahel – 2005, 2006, 2007

Leading jockey (4 wins):

Leading trainer (5 wins):

  • Sir Michael StouteAdilabad (2001), Maraahel (2005, 2006, 2007), Doctor Fremantle (2009)







1999 Chester House 4 Kieren Fallon Henry Cecil 2:11.79
2000 Sossus Vlei 4 Michael Roberts Geoff Wragg 2:11.95
2001 Adilabad 4 Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute 2:10.32
2002 Freefourinternet 4 Pat Eddery Brian Meehan 2:09.69
2003 Parasol 4 Frankie Dettori David Loder 2:10.66
2004 Bandari 5 Richard Hills Mark Johnston 2:14.40
2005 Maraahel 4 Richard Hills Sir Michael Stoute 2:13.29
2006 Maraahel 5 Richard Hills Sir Michael Stoute 2:07.92
2007 Maraahel 6 Richard Hills Sir Michael Stoute 2:08.88
2008 Championship Point 5 Darryll Holland Mick Channon 2:11.21
2009 Doctor Fremantle 4 Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 2:10.04
2010 Debussy 4 William Buick John Gosden 2:12.38


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