Cartier Champion Stayer

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The Cartier Champion Stayer is an award in European horse racing, founded in 1991, and sponsored by Cartier SA as part of the Cartier Racing Awards. The award winner is decided by points earned in group races plus the votes cast by British racing journalists and readers of the Racing Post and Daily Telegraph newspapers. [1]

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Records

Most successful horse (4 wins):


Leading trainer (6 wins):

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Leading owner (6 wins):

Leading Light Irish Thoroughbred racehorse

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Winners

Year
Horse
AgeGenderBredTrainedTrainer
Owner
1991 Turgeon 5HUSAFR Jonathan Pease George W. Strawbridge, Jr.
1992 Drum Taps 6HUSAGB Lord Huntingdon Yoshio Asakawa
1993 Vintage Crop 6GGBIRE Dermot Weld Michael Smurfit
1994 Moonax 3CIREGB Barry Hills Sheikh Mohammed
1995 Double Trigger 4CIREGB Mark Johnston R W Huggins
1996 Nononito 5HUSAFR Patrick Sebagh Jean Lesbordes
1997 Celeric 5GGBGB John Dunlop Christopher Spence
1998 Kayf Tara 4CGBGB Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin
1999 Kayf Tara 5HGBGB Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin
2000 Kayf Tara 5HGBGB Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin
2001 Persian Punch 8GIREGB David Elsworth Jeff Smith
2002 Vinnie Roe 4CIREIRE Dermot Weld Jim Sheridan
2003 Persian Punch 10GIREGB David Elsworth Jeff Smith
2004 Westerner 5HGBFR Elie Lellouche Ecurie Wildenstein
2005 Westerner 6HGBFR Elie Lellouche Ecurie Wildenstein
2006 Yeats 5HIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Diane Nagle
2007 Yeats 6HIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Diane Nagle
2008 Yeats 7HIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Diane Nagle
2009 Yeats 8HIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Diane Nagle
2010 Rite of Passage 6GGBIRE Dermot Weld Ronan Lamb
2011 Fame and Glory 5HIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Smith, Magnier & Tabor
2012 Colour Vision 4GFRGB Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin
2013 Estimate 4FIREGB Sir Michael Stoute Queen Elizabeth II
2014 Leading Light 4CIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Smith, Magnier & Tabor
2015 Simple Verse 3FIREGB Ralph Beckett QBL, Sheikh Suhaim Al Thani, M Al Kubaisi
2016 Order of St George 4CIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Magnier, Smith and Tabor
2017 Order of St George 5HIREIRE Aidan O'Brien Magnier, Smith and Tabor

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