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Ridgewood Pearl Stakes

The Ridgewood Pearl Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Ireland which is open to thoroughbred fillies and mares aged four years or older. It is run at the Curragh over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in May.

The event is named in honour of the Irish-trained filly Ridgewood Pearl, the 1995 Cartier Horse of the Year, who died in May 2003. The title was first adopted by a different race, the 2003 running of what is now called the Renaissance Stakes. The present Ridgewood Pearl Stakes was established in 2004, and it was initially given Group 2 status. It was downgraded to Group 3 level in 2007. In 2010 it was run as the TRI Equestrian Stakes.

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Time
2004 Soviet Song 4 Johnny Murtagh James Fanshawe 1:39.50
2005 Airwave 5 Kieren Fallon Aidan O'Brien 1:41.60
2006 Pout 4 Danny Grant John Joseph Murphy 1:52.10
2007 Cheyenne Star 4 Pat Smullen Frances Crowley 1:38.70
2008 Grecian Dancer 5 Fran Berry Charles O'Brien 1:39.69
2009 Emily Blake 5 Johnny Murtagh John Hayden 1:47.61
2010 Shamwari Lodge 4 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon 1:41.35

References


  • horseracingintfed.comInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Ridgewood Pearl Stakes (2009).

See also



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