Gordon Stakes

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Gordon Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Goodwood Racecourse
W. Sussex, England
Inaugurated1902
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
SponsorJohn Pearce Racing
Website Goodwood
Race information
Distance1m 3f 218y (2,412 metres)
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds
Weight9 st 1 lb
Allowances
3 lb for fillies
Penalties
7 lb for Group 1 winners *
5 lb for Group 2 winners *
3 lb for Group 3 winners *
* after 2018
Purse £75,000 (2020)
1st: £42,533
Gordon Stakes
2020
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2018
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2017
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2016
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2008
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2001
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1998
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1996
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1995
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1994
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1993
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1992
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1991
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1988
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1986
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1985
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1984
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1983
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1982
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The Gordon Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old horses. It is run at Goodwood over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 218 yards (2,412 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late July or early August.

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History

The event is named after the Duke of Gordon, one of the dukedoms held by the Duke of Richmond, the owner of Goodwood Racecourse. It was established in 1902, and it was restricted to three-year-olds in 1903.

The Gordon Stakes can serve as a trial for the St. Leger Stakes, and nine horses have won both races. The first was Prince Palatine in 1911, and the latest was Conduit in 2008.

During the 1890s there was a 1 mile 2 furlong race open to three-year-olds and older called the Gordon Stakes that was run in late July or early August. [1]

The race is currently held on the third day of the five-day Glorious Goodwood meeting.

Records

Leading jockey (6 wins):

Leading trainer (10 wins):

Winners since 1979

YearWinnerJockeyTrainerTime
1979More Light Willie Carson Dick Hern
1980Prince Bee Willie Carson Dick Hern
1981Bustomi Willie Carson Dick Hern
1982Electric Greville Starkey Michael Stoute
1983John French Lester Piggott Henry Cecil
1984 Commanche Run Lester Piggott Luca Cumani
1985Kazaroun Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute
1986Allez Milord Greville Starkey Guy Harwood 2:35.09
1987Love the Groom Willie Carson John Dunlop 2:33.90
1988 Minster Son Willie Carson Dick Hern 2:40.54
1989Warrshan Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 2:35.06
1990Karinga BayBrian Rouse Denys Smith 2:32.42
1991Stylish Senor George Duffield James Fanshawe 2:41.62
1992Bonny Scot Frankie Dettori Luca Cumani 2:37.21
1993Right Win John Reid Richard Hannon Sr. 2:42.26
1994Broadway Flyer Michael Hills John Hills 2:35.32
1995Presenting Frankie Dettori John Gosden 2:31.57
1996St Mawes Kevin Darley John Dunlop 2:35.18
1997Stowaway Kevin Darley Saeed bin Suroor 2:33.98
1998
(dh)
Nedawi
Rabah
Frankie Dettori
Richard Hills
Saeed bin Suroor
John Dunlop
2:37.54
1999Compton Ace Kieren Fallon Gerard Butler2:34.17
2000 Millenary Richard Quinn John Dunlop 2:35.42
2001Alexius Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute 2:33.13
2002BandariWillie Supple Mark Johnston 2:34.26
2003 Phoenix Reach Darryll Holland Andrew Balding 2:36.53
2004Maraahel Richard Hills Sir Michael Stoute 2:36.01
2005The Geezer Richard Quinn David Elsworth 2:38.83
2006 Sixties Icon Frankie Dettori Jeremy Noseda 2:36.85
2007Yellowstone Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien 2:40.69
2008 Conduit Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 2:37.14
2009 Harbinger Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 2:39.98
2010Rebel Soldier Ryan Moore Jeremy Noseda 2:35.04
2011Namibian Silvestre de Sousa Mark Johnston 2:39.55
2012 Noble Mission Tom Queally Sir Henry Cecil 2:37.02
2013Cap O'Rushes Mickael Barzalona Charlie Appleby 2:39.13
2014Snow Sky James Doyle Sir Michael Stoute 2:33.08
2015 Highland Reel Joseph O'Brien Aidan O'Brien 2:34.94
2016 Ulysses Andrea Atzeni Sir Michael Stoute 2:38.37
2017 Crystal Ocean Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 2:42.94
2018 Cross Counter William Buick Charlie Appleby 2:31.39
2019Nayef Road Silvestre de Sousa Mark Johnston 2:35.67
2020 Mogul Ryan Moore Aidan O'Brien 2:34.89
2021Ottoman EmperorBen Coen Johnny Murtagh 2:40.21

Earlier winners

* The 1930 race was a dead-heat and has joint winners.

See also

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