|Group 2 race|
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||1m 2f 88y (2,092 m)|
|Qualification||Three-years-old and up|
|Weight||8 st 6 lb (3yo);|
9 st 2 lb (4yo+)
3 lb for fillies and mares
6 lb for Group 1 winners *
3 lb for Group 2 winners *
* since November 1 last year
(2yo wins not penalised)
The York Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at York over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 88 yards (2,092 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year on the last Saturday in July.
Most successful horse:
- no horse has won this race more than once
- no jockey has won this race more than once
Leading trainer (2 wins):
- Saeed bin Suroor – Stage Gift (2007), Kirklees (2009)
|2006||Best Alibi||3||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||2:07.93|
|2007||Stage Gift||4||Jamie Spencer||Saeed bin Suroor||2:13.31|
|2008||Pipedreamer||4||Seb Sanders||John Gosden||2:08.28|
|2009||Kirklees||5||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||2:10.27|
- galopp-sieger.de – York Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – York Stakes (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – York Stakes – York.