|Group 2 race|
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||7f (1,408 metres)|
|Weight||8 st 12 lb|
4 lb for G1 / G2 winners
The Rockfel Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to two-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 7 furlongs (1,408 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in October.
The event is named after Rockfel, a successful filly whose victories included two Classics in 1938. The race was established in 1981, and it was given Listed status in 1985. It was promoted to Group 3 level in 1986, and to Group 2 in 1998.
The Rockfel Stakes is currently staged on Champions' Day – the second day of Newmarket's two-day Champions' Meeting.
Leading jockey (3 wins):
- Michael Hills – Negligent (1989), Hula Angel (1998), Maids Causeway (2004)
Leading trainer (4 wins):
- Barry Hills – Negligent (1989), Yawl (1992), Hula Angel (1998), Maids Causeway (2004)
|1981||Top Hope||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute|
|1982||Saving Mercy||Brian Taylor||Jeremy Hindley|
|1983||Mahogany||Joe Mercer||Charlie Nelson|
|1984||Kashi Lagoon||Bruce Raymond||Ben Hanbury|
|1985||Tralthee||Lester Piggott||Luca Cumani|
|1986||At Risk||Steve Cauthen||Henry Cecil|
|no race 1987 |
|1988||Musical Bliss||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||1:28.64|
|1989||Negligent||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||1:24.42|
|1990||Crystal Gazing||Frankie Dettori||Luca Cumani||1:29.80|
|1991||Musicale||Pat Eddery||Henry Cecil||1:23.92|
|1992||Yawl||Darryll Holland||Barry Hills||1:23.81|
|1993||Relatively Special||Ray Cochrane||Luca Cumani||1:27.82|
|1994||Germane||Michael Fenton||Michael Bell||1:25.76|
|1995||Bint Salsabil||Willie Carson||John Dunlop||1:26.05|
|1996||Moonlight Paradise||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||1:26.26|
|1997||Name of Love||Kieren Fallon||David Loder||1:26.42|
|1998||Hula Angel||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||1:25.84|
|1999||Lahan||Richard Hills||John Gosden||1:26.79|
|2000||Sayedah||Richard Hills||Marcus Tregoning||1:27.96|
|2001||Distant Valley||Dane O'Neill||Richard Hannon||1:28.53|
|2002||Luvah Girl||Kevin Darley||Roger Charlton||1:24.98|
|2003||Cairns||Ted Durcan||Mick Channon||1:25.88|
|2004||Maids Causeway||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||1:28.93|
|2005||Speciosa||Michael Fenton||Pam Sly||1:27.01|
|2006||Finsceal Beo||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||1:27.12|
|2007||Kitty Matcham||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||1:27.01|
|2008||Lahaleeb||Darryll Holland||Mick Channon||1:23.95|
|2009||Music Show||Kieren Fallon||Mick Channon||1:23.83|
1 The 1987 running was abandoned because of high winds and structural damage.
- galopp-sieger.de – Rockfel Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Rockfel Stakes (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – Rockfel Stakes – Newmarket.