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World Trophy

Group 3 race
World Trophy
Location Newbury Racecourse
Newbury, England
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Sponsor Dubai Duty Free
Website Newbury
Race information
Distance 5f 34y (1,037 metres)
Track Turf, straight
Qualification Three-years-old and up
Weight 8 st 13 lb (3yo);
9 st 0 lb (4yo+)
3 lb for fillies and mares
7 lb for Group 1 winners *
5 lb for Group 2 winners *
3 lb for Group 3 winners *
* since February 28
Purse £65,000 (2009)
1st: £36,900

The World Trophy is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Newbury over a distance of 5 furlongs and 34 yards (1,037 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in September.

The event was established in 1997, and it was initially classed at Listed level. It was promoted to its present status, Group 3, in 2002. The race is currently held on the same afternoon as the Mill Reef Stakes.



Most successful horse (2 wins):

  • The Tatling – 2004, 2005

Leading jockey (2 wins):

  • Pat EdderyCathedral (1998), Imperial Beauty (1999)

Leading trainer (2 wins):

  • Milton Bradley – The Tatling (2004, 2005)







1997 Eveningperformance 6 Chris Rutter Henry Candy 1:00.66
1998 Cathedral 4 Pat Eddery Brian Meehan 1:00.92
1999 Imperial Beauty 3 Pat Eddery Peter Makin 1:01.23
2000 Ivory's Joy 5 Craig Carver Ken Ivory 1:00.33
2001 The Trader 3 Fergus Sweeney Michael Blanshard 0:59.72
2002 Lady Dominatrix 3 Paul Doe Nerys Dutfield 0:59.91
2003 Ratio 5 Philip Robinson John Hammond 0:59.82
2004 The Tatling 7 Ryan Moore Milton Bradley 1:00.68
2005 The Tatling 8 Ryan Moore Milton Bradley 0:59.72
2006 Dixie Belle 3 Tom Queally Mick Quinlan 1:00.16
2007 Rowe Park 4 Liam Keniry Linda Jewell 1:00.18
2008 Moorhouse Lad 5 Jim Crowley Bryan Smart 1:00.67
2009 Strike the Deal 4 Kieren Fallon Jeremy Noseda 1:00.04


See also


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