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Windsor Forest Stakes

Group 2 race
Windsor Forest Stakes
Location Ascot Racecourse
Ascot, England
Inaugurated 2004
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Website Ascot
Race information
Distance 1 mile (1,609 metres)
Track Turf, straight
Qualification Four-years-old and up
fillies & mares
Weight 8 st 12 lb
Penalties
5 lb for Group 1 winners *
3 lb for Group 2 winners *
* since August 31 last year
Purse £125,000 (2009)
1st: £70,962

The Windsor Forest Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to thoroughbred fillies and mares aged four years or older. It is run at Ascot over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in June.

The race is one of several for older fillies which were introduced across Europe in 2004. These were designed as an incentive to keep more of their gender from being exported or prematurely retired to stud. The Windsor Forest Stakes is presently contested on the second day of the five-day Royal Ascot meeting.

Contents

Records

Most successful horse:

  • no horse has won this race more than once

Leading jockey:

  • no jockey has won this race more than once

Leading trainer (2 wins):

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Time
2004 Favourable Terms 4 Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute 1:40.37
2005 Peeress [1] 4 Michael Kinane Sir Michael Stoute 1:37.42
2006 Soviet Song 6 Jamie Spencer James Fanshawe 1:40.67
2007 Nannina 4 Jimmy Fortune John Gosden 1:40.97
2008 Sabana Perdida 5 Christophe Lemaire Alain de Royer-Dupré 1:39.73
2009 Spacious 4 Johnny Murtagh James Fanshawe 1:41.07
2010 Strawberrydaiquiri 4 Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 1:38.04

1 The 2005 running took place at York.

References


  • horseracingintfed.comInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Windsor Forest Stakes (2009).

See also



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