Sweet Solera Stakes
|Group 3 race|
|Sweet Solera Stakes|
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||7f (1,408 metres)|
|Weight||8 st 12 lb|
5 lb for G1 / G2 winners
3 lb for G3 winners
The Sweet Solera Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to two-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It is run on the July Course at Newmarket over a distance of 7 furlongs (1,408 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in August.
The event is named in honour of Sweet Solera, the winner of both the 1,000 Guineas and the Oaks in 1961. For a period it was classed at Listed level, and it was then promoted to its present status, Group 3, in 2004.
Leading jockey since 1987 (4 wins):
- Michael Hills – Catwalk (1996), Peaceful Paradise (2000), Bay Tree (2003), English Ballet (2006)
Leading trainer since 1987 (4 wins):
- Barry Hills – Muklah (2001), Bay Tree (2003), Maids Causeway (2004), English Ballet (2006)
Winners since 1987
|1987||William's Bird||Ray Cochrane||David Elsworth||1:26.75|
|1988||Life at the Top||Michael Roberts||Alec Stewart||1:25.19|
|1989||Moon Cactus||Steve Cauthen||Henry Cecil||1:26.77|
|1990||Trojan Crown||Gary Carter||Geoff Wragg||1:25.83|
|1991||Pearl Angel||Michael Roberts||Brooke Sanders||1:28.80|
|1992||Mystic Goddess||Willie Carson||Michael Stoute||1:27.61|
|1993||Fairy Heights||Alan Munro||Neville Callaghan||1:26.41|
|1994||Jural||Philip Robinson||Mark Johnston||1:26.89|
|1995||Bint Salsabil||Willie Carson||John Dunlop||1:25.68|
|1996||Catwalk||Michael Hills||William Haggas||1:27.26|
|1997||Diamond White||David McCabe||Giles Bravery||1:25.11|
|1998||Kareymah||Frankie Dettori||David Loder||1:27.13|
|1999||Princess Ellen||Gary Stevens||Peter Chapple-Hyam||1:26.23|
|2000||Peaceful Paradise||Michael Hills||John Hills||1:25.92|
|2001||Muklah||Willie Supple||Barry Hills||1:27.80|
|2002||Soviet Song||Oscar Urbina||James Fanshawe||1:29.98|
|2003||Bay Tree||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||1:25.20|
|2004||Maids Causeway||Steve Drowne||Barry Hills||1:25.50|
|2005||Nasheej||Pat Dobbs||Richard Hannon||1:24.62|
|2006||English Ballet||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||1:25.96|
|2007||Albabilia||Ryan Moore||Clive Brittain||1:25.67|
|2008||Rainbow View||Jimmy Fortune||John Gosden||1:27.80|
|2009||Long Lashes||Ted Durcan||Saeed bin Suroor||1:25.90|
- galopp-sieger.de – Sweet Solera Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Sweet Solera Stakes (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – Sweet Solera Stakes – Newmarket.