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Pretty Polly Stakes (Great Britain)

The Pretty Polly Stakes is a Listed flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to three-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs (2,012 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late April or early May.

The event is named after the celebrated racehorse Pretty Polly, the winner of the Fillies' Triple Crown in 1904. It serves as a trial for the Epsom Oaks, and the most recent horse win both races was Ouija Board in 2004. The Pretty Polly Stakes is usually held on the same day as the 1,000 Guineas Stakes.

Winners since 1986





1986 Gesedeh Tony Ives Michael Jarvis 2:09.15
1987 Indian Skimmer Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 2:04.25
1988 La Vie En Primrose Michael Roberts Clive Brittain 2:10.91
1989 Always on a Sunday [1] Michael Hills Paul Kelleway 2:08.07
1990 Sardegna Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 2:10.95
1991 Gussy Marlowe Michael Roberts Clive Brittain 2:05.74
1992 All at Sea Pat Eddery Henry Cecil 2:05.61
1993 Magical Retreat Darren Biggs Charles Cyzer 2:08.64
1994 Wind in Her Hair Richard Hills John Hills 2:02.14
1995 Musetta Brett Doyle Clive Brittain 2:03.67
1996 Pricket Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 2:03.85
1997 Siyadah Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 2:05.15
1998 Midnight Line Kieren Fallon Henry Cecil 2:07.05
1999 Alabaq Richard Hills John Dunlop 2:03.69
2000 Melikah Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 2:04.00
2001 Mot Juste Frankie Dettori Ed Dunlop 2:06.34
2002 Esloob Richard Hills Marcus Tregoning 2:04.40
2003 Hi Dubai Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 2:07.68
2004 Ouija Board Kieren Fallon Ed Dunlop 2:02.92
2005 Fashionable Richard Hughes Barry Hills 2:04.74
2006 Riyalma Michael Kinane Sir Michael Stoute 2:10.34
2007 Dalvina Jamie Spencer Ed Dunlop 2:03.27
2008 Saphira's Fire Martin Dwyer Willie Muir 2:07.27
2009 Take the Hint Jimmy Fortune John Gosden 2:01.93
2010 Marie de Medici Frankie Dettori Mark Johnston 2:09.42

1 Rambushka finished first in 1989, but she was relegated to second place following a Stewards' Inquiry.


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