Silver Tankard Stakes
The Silver Tankard Stakes is a Listed flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to two-year-old thoroughbreds. It is run at Pontefract over a distance of 1 mile and 4 yards (1,613 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in October.
One of the event's most notable participants in recent years is Comic Strip, the winner in 2004. Later in his career he was exported to be trained in Hong Kong, where he was renamed Viva Pataca. He went on to achieve a number of victories in Group 1 races.
Winners since 1993
|1993||Barbaroja||Walter Swinburn||Jimmy FitzGerald||1:48.20|
|1994||Kalabo||Willie Ryan||Henry Cecil||1:48.80|
|1995||Weet-a-Minute||Kieren Fallon||Reg Hollinshead||1:43.60|
|1996||Entice||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||1:47.20|
|1997||Gulland||Michael Hills||Geoff Wragg||1:47.90|
|1998||Three Green Leaves||Joe Fanning||Mark Johnston||1:47.50|
|1999||Hataab||Richard Hills||Ed Dunlop||1:46.60|
|2000||Worthily||John Reid||Mick Channon||1:51.60|
|2001||Bandari||Kevin Darley||Mark Johnston||1:48.50|
|2002||Battle Chant||Seb Sanders||Ed Dunlop||1:47.10|
|2003||New Mexican ||Jamie Spencer||Lynda Ramsden||1:44.18|
|2004||Comic Strip ||Seb Sanders||Sir Mark Prescott||1:46.45|
|2005||Nakheel||Richard Hills||Mark Johnston||1:47.02|
|2006||Sweet Lilly||Tony Culhane||Mick Channon||1:49.32|
|2007||Siberian Tiger||Tadhg O'Shea||Mick Channon||1:46.77|
|2008||Playfellow||Philip Robinson||Michael Jarvis||1:51.25|
|2009||Gallic Star||Chris Catlin||Mick Channon||1:46.94|
- pedigreequery.com – Silver Tankard Stakes – Pontefract.