Royal Whip Stakes
The Royal Whip Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Ireland which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at the Curragh over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs (2,012 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in August.
The event was formerly contested over 1 mile and 4 furlongs, and it used to be classed at Group 3 level. Its distance was cut by 2 furlongs in 1995, and it was promoted to Group 2 status in 1998.
Winners since 1987
|1987||Baba Karam||3||Declan Gillespie||Vincent O'Brien||2:34.30|
|1988||Heavenly Manna||3||Christy Roche||Paddy Mullins||2:46.80|
|1989||Beyond the Lake||3||Michael Kinane||Dermot Weld||2:35.50|
|1990||Splash of Colour||3||John Reid||Vincent O'Brien||2:32.20|
|1991||George Augustus||3||Johnny Murtagh||John Oxx||2:54.80|
|1992||Jahafil||4||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||2:36.20|
|1993||Rayseka||3||Michael Kinane||John Oxx||2:35.90|
|1994||Dancing Sunset ||3||Christy Roche||Aidan O'Brien||2:34.00|
|1995||Shemaran||3||Johnny Murtagh||John Oxx||2:02.90|
|1996||Pilsudski||4||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||2:03.00|
|1997||King Alex||4||Michael Kinane||Roger Charlton||2:04.80|
|1998||Make No Mistake||3||Michael Kinane||Dermot Weld||2:01.80|
|1999||Zomaradah||4||John Reid||Luca Cumani||2:04.00|
|2000||Takali||3||Johnny Murtagh||John Oxx||2:13.70|
|2001||Bach||4||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||2:12.20|
|2002||Chancellor||4||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||2:11.10|
|2003||High Chaparral||4||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||2:04.80|
|2004||Solskjaer||4||Jamie Spencer||Aidan O'Brien||2:02.90|
|2005||Tropical Lady||5||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||2:07.60|
|2006||Mustameet||5||Declan McDonogh||Kevin Prendergast||2:07.30|
|2007||Eagle Mountain||3||Kieren Fallon||Aidan O'Brien||2:15.59|
|2008||King of Rome ||3||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||2:12.84|
|2009||Casual Conquest||4||Pat Smullen||Dermot Weld||2:15.74|
- galopp-sieger.de – Royal Whip Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Royal Whip Stakes (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – Royal Whip Stakes – Curragh.