Coronation Stakes

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Coronation Stakes
Group 1 race
Location Ascot Racecourse
Ascot, England
Inaugurated1840
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Website Ascot
Race information
Distance7f 213y (1,603 metres)
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationThree-year-old fillies
Weight9 st 0 lb
Purse £426,875 (2021)
1st: £242,081
Coronation Stakes
2020
Owner Niarchos Family.svg Owner Gainesway Stable.svg Owner Mr K Abdulla.svg
Alpine StarSharingQuadrilateral
Previous years
2019
Owner A Tamagni and Mme R Vannod.svg Owner Michael Tabor.svg Owner Mr K Abdulla.svg
Watch MeHermosaJubiloso
2018
Owner Niarchos Family.svg Owner Paul and Jenny Green.svg Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg
Alpha CentauriThreadingVeracious
2017
Owner Mrs John Magnier.svg Owner Michael Tabor.svg Owner Mr Derrick Smith.svg
WinterRoly PolyHydrangea
2016
Owner Al Shaqab Racing.svg Owner Mr T Allan, Mr J Lovat and Mr C Pigram.svg Owner Mrs John Magnier.svg
QemahNemoraliaAlice Springs
2015
Owner H H Aga Khan.svg Owner Michael Tabor.svg Owner Godolphin.svg
ErvedyaFoundLucida
2014
Owner Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum.svg Owner Ecurie J L Tepper.svg Owner Team Valor.svg
RizeenaLesstalk In ParisEuro Charline
2013
Owner Mr Simon Keswick.svg Owner Mr Guy Pariente.svg Owner Qatar Racing Limited.svg
Sky LanternKenhopeJust The Judge
2012
Owner Normandie Stud Ltd.svg Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg Owner Godolphin.svg
Fallen For YouStarscopeIrish History
2011
Owner Mr R C Strauss.svg Owner Mr A Mouknass.svg Owner Mrs H Steel.svg
Immortal VerseNova HawkBarefoot Lady
2010–2001
2010
Owner Michael Tabor.svg Owner Mrs J S Bolger.svg Owner Mr N Martin.svg
Lillie LangtryGile Na GreineJacqueline Quest
2009
Owner Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum.svg Owner Haras De La Perelle.svg Owner Mr George Strawbridge.svg
GhanaatiRegganeRainbow View
2008
Owner Mrs J S Bolger.svg Owner Cheveley Park Stud white cap.svg Owner Dr R Lambe.svg
Lush LashesInfallibleCarribean Sunset
2007
Owner Mr Raymond Tooth.svg Owner Rennstall Darboven.svg Owner Princess Zahra Aga Khan.svg
Indian InkMi EmmaDarjina
2006
Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg Owner Mr Jaber Abdullah.svg Owner Mr Malih L Al Basti dark blue.svg
NanninaFlashy WingsNasheej
2005
Owner M Schwartz.svg Owner Stonerside Stable LLC.svg Owner Michael Tabor.svg
Maids CausewayKaren's CaperMona Lisa
2004
Owner Duke of Roxburghe.svg Owner Mr Jaber Abdullah.svg Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg
AttractionMajestic DesertRed Bloom
2003
Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg Owner Elite Racing Club.svg Owner Mrs R J Jacobs.svg
Russian RhythmSoviet SongMail The Desert
2002
Owner Michael Tabor.svg Owner Mr K Abdulla.svg Owner Normandie Stud Ltd.svg
SophisticatZendaDolores
2001
Owner Mr K Abdulla.svg Owner Lord Lloyd-Webber.svg Owner Godolphin.svg
Banks HillCrystal MusicTempting Fate
2000–1991
2000
Owner Sheikh Marwan Al Maktoum.svg Owner Mrs S Y Thomas.svg Owner Ecurie Skymarc Farm.svg
CrimplenePrincess EllenBluemamba
1999
Owner Mr A E Oppenheimer.svg Owner Aldridge Racing Partnership.svg Owner Kirby Maher Syndicate.svg
BalisadaGolden SilcaValentine Waltz
1998
Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg Owner H H Aga Khan.svg Owner Lady Clague.svg
ExclusiveZalaiykaWinona
1997
Owner Mr A E Oppenheimer.svg Owner Godolphin.svg Owner Greenbay Stables Ltd.svg
Rebecca SharpOcean RidgeSleepytime
1996
Owner S Brunswick.svg Owner Mr Faisal Salman.svg Owner Moyglare Stud Farms Ltd.svg
Shake the YokeLast SecondDance Design
1995
Owner Mrs Anne Coughlan.svg Owner Mrs P de Moussac.svg Owner Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum.svg
Ridgewood PearlSmolenskHarayir
1994
Owner Sheikh Mohammed.svg Owner Sheikh Mohammed white cap.svg Owner Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum.svg
Kissing CousinEternal ReveMehthaaf
1993
Owner Wertheimer and Frere.svg Owner Sheikh Mohammed.svg Owner Maktoum Al Maktoum.svg
Gold SplashElizabeth BayZarani Sidi Anna
1992
Owner Sir Edmund Loder.svg Owner Mr Christopher Wright.svg Owner Sheikh Mohammed.svg
MarlingCulture VultureKatakana
1991
Owner M Haga.svg Owner Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum.svg Owner Mrs John Van Geest.svg
KooyongaShadayidGussy Marlowe
1990–1988
1990
Owner Niarchos Family.svg Owner Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum.svg Owner John C Mabee.svg
Chimes Of FreedomHasbahHeart Of Joy
1989
Owner Sheikh Mohammed.svg Owner Maktoum Al Maktoum.svg Owner Mr A E Oppenheimer.svg
Golden OpinionMagic GleamGuest Artiste
1988
Owner Niarchos Family.svg Owner Mr A E Oppenheimer.svg Owner Ecurie Aland.svg
Magic Of LifeInchmurrinRavinella
 

The Coronation Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old fillies. It is run at Ascot over a distance of 7 furlong and 213 yards (1,603 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in June.

Contents

History

The event was established in 1840, and its title commemorates the coronation of a new British monarch, Queen Victoria, two years earlier.

The present system of race grading was introduced in 1971, and for a period the Coronation Stakes held Group 2 status. It was promoted to Group 1 level in 1988.

The Coronation Stakes is now contested on the fourth day of the five-day Royal Ascot meeting. It usually features fillies which ran previously in the 1,000 Guineas, the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches or the Irish 1,000 Guineas. The most recent filly to follow up a win in one of those races with victory in the Coronation Stakes was Alpha Centauri, the 2018 Irish 1,000 Guineas winner.

Records

Leading jockey (5 wins):

Leading trainer (6 wins):

Leading owner (7 wins):

Winners since 1951

YearWinnerJockeyTrainerOwnerTime
1951 Belle of All Gordon Richards Norman BertieHenry Thanet Tufton
1952 Zabara Ken GethinVic SmythSir Malcolm McAlpine
1953 Happy Laughter Bill Rickaby Jack Jarvis Davis Wills
1954 Festoon Joe Mercer Noel CannonJohn Arthur Dewar
1955 Meld Harry Carr Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Lady Zia Wernher
1956 Midget Rae Johnstone Alec Head Pierre Wertheimer
1957ToroJ Massard Alec Head Aly Khan
1958St Lucia Geoff Lewis Peter Hastings-Bass Lord Sefton
1959Rosalba Joe Mercer R J Colling Jakie Astor
1960Barbaresque George Moore W CloutW Guest
1961Aiming High Lester Piggott Noel Murless Elizabeth II
1962Display Garnie Bougoure Paddy Prendergast Mrs B Granard
1963Fiji Greville Starkey John Oxley Lady Halifax
1964Ocean Greville Starkey John Oxley Dick Hollingsworth
1965Greengage Scobie Breasley Gordon Richards R F Watson
1966Haymaking Joe Mercer Fulke Johnson Houghton C Nicholson
1967 Fleet George Moore Noel Murless R. C. Boucher
1968Sovereign Ron Hutchinson Harry Wragg R B "Budgie" Moller
1969Lucyrowe Duncan Keith Peter Walwyn Louis Freedman
1970 Humble Duty Duncan Keith Peter Walwyn Jean, Lady Ashcombe
1971Magic Flute Geoff Lewis Noel Murless Lord Howard de Walden
1972Calve Edward Hide Paddy Prendergast Lord Granard
1973 Jacinth John Gorton Bruce Hobbs Lady Butt
1974Lisadell Lester Piggott Vincent O'Brien J Mulcahy
1975 Roussalka Lester Piggott Henry Cecil N Phillips
1976Kesar Queen Yves Saint-Martin Scobie Breasley Ravi Tikkoo
1977Orchestration Pat Eddery A J MaxwellV McCalmont
1978Sutton Place Wally Swinburn Dermot Weld Mrs T Donahue
1979 One In A Million Joe Mercer Henry Cecil Helena Springfield Ltd
1980 Cairn Rouge Tony MurrayMichael CunninghamD. Brady1:45.40
1981 Tolmi Edward Hide Bruce Hobbs George Cambanis1:41.30
1982Chalon Lester Piggott Henry Cecil Michael Riordan1:42.60
1983Flame of TaraDeclan Gillespie Jim Bolger Patricia O'Kelly1:42.20
1984 Katies Philip Robinson Mick Ryan Terry Ramsden 1:40.79
1985 Al Bahathri Tony Murray Harry Thomson Jones Hamdan Al Maktoum 1:40.03
1986 Sonic Lady Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute Sheikh Mohammed 1:41.70
1987 Milligram Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute Helena Springfield Ltd1:44.68
1988 Magic of Life Pat Eddery Jeremy Tree Stavros Niarchos 1:40.70
1989 Golden Opinion Cash Asmussen André Fabre Sheikh Mohammed 1:39.60
1990 Chimes of Freedom Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Stavros Niarchos 1:41.29
1991 Kooyonga Warren O'ConnorMichael KauntzeMitsuo Haga1:42.54
1992 Marling Walter Swinburn Geoff Wragg Sir Edmund Loder1:39.01
1993 Gold Splash Gérald Mossé Criquette Head Jacques Wertheimer 1:47.68
1994 Kissing Cousin Michael Kinane Henry Cecil Sheikh Mohammed 1:39.96
1995 Ridgewood Pearl Johnny Murtagh John Oxx Anne Coughlan1:38.58
1996 Shake The Yoke Olivier Peslier Élie Lellouche Serge Brunswick1:40.45
1997 Rebecca Sharp Michael Hills Geoff Wragg Anthony Oppenheimer 1:42.04
1998 Exclusive Walter Swinburn Sir Michael Stoute Cheveley Park Stud 1:43.98
1999 Balisada Michael Roberts Geoff Wragg Anthony Oppenheimer 1:41.43
2000 Crimplene Philip Robinson Clive Brittain Marwan Al Maktoum1:41.55
2001 Banks Hill Olivier Peslier André Fabre Khalid Abdullah 1:39.61
2002 Sophisticat Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien Tabor / Magnier 1:41.59
2003 Russian Rhythm Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute Cheveley Park Stud 1:38.51
2004 Attraction Kevin Darley Mark Johnston 10th Duke of Roxburghe 1:38.54
2005 Maids Causeway [lower-alpha 1] Michael Hills Barry Hills Martin S. Schwartz 1:36.59
2006 Nannina Jimmy Fortune John Gosden Cheveley Park Stud 1:39.14
2007 Indian Ink Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. Raymond Tooth 1:42.26
2008 Lush Lashes Kevin Manning Jim Bolger Jackie Bolger1:39.23
2009 Ghanaati Richard Hills Barry Hills Hamdan Al Maktoum 1:38.32
2010 Lillie Langtry Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien Tabor / Smith / Magnier 1:39.69
2011 Immortal Verse Gérald Mossé Robert Collet Richard C. Strauss1:42.75
2012 Fallen For You William Buick John Gosden Normandie Stud1:42.95
2013 Sky Lantern Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. B Keswick1:39.75
2014 Rizeena Ryan Moore Clive Brittain Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum1:40.73
2015 Ervedya Christophe Soumillon Jean-Claude Rouget Aga Khan IV 1:38.46
2016 Qemah Gregory Benoist Jean-Claude Rouget Al Shaqab Racing1:40.56
2017 Winter Ryan Moore Aidan O'Brien Tabor / Smith / Magnier 1:39.39
2018 Alpha Centauri Colm O'Donoghue Jessica Harrington Niarchos Family 1:35.89
2019 Watch Me Pierre-Charles Boudot Francis-Henri GraffardAlexander Tamagni1:39.61
2020 Alpine Star Frankie Dettori Jessica Harrington Niarchos Family 1:42.21
2021 Alcohol Free Oisin Murphy Andrew Balding Jeff Smith1:43.13
  1. The 2005 running took place at York

Earlier winners

* The 1900 race was a dead-heat and has joint winners.

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