|Group 1 race|
|Location|| York Racecourse |
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||1m 2f 56y (2,063 m)|
|Qualification||Three-years-old and up|
|Weight||8 st 13 lb (3yo);|
9 st 6 lb (4yo+)
3 lb for fillies and mares
|Purse|| £275,000 (2020)|
|Roaring Lion||Poet's Word||Thundering Blue|
|Arabian Queen||Golden Horn||The Grey Gatsby|
|Australia||The Grey Gatsby||Telescope|
|Declaration Of War||Trading Leather||Al Kazeem|
|Frankel||Farhh||St Nicholas Abbey|
|Twice Over||Midday||Await The Dawn|
|Rip Van Winkle||Twice Over||Byword|
|Sea The Stars||Mastercraftsman||Set Sail|
|Duke Of Marmalade||Phoenix Tower||New Approach|
|Electrocutionist||Zenno Rob Roy||Maraahel|
|Giant's Causeway||Kalanisi||Lear Spear|
|Royal Anthem||Greek Dance||Chester House|
|One So Wonderful||Faithful Son||Chester House|
|Singspiel||Desert King||Benny The Dip|
|Halling||First Island||Bijou d'Inde|
|Rodrigo De Triano||All At Sea||Seattle Rhyme|
|Terimon||Quest For Fame||Stagecraft|
|In The Groove||Elmaamul||Batshoof|
|Ile De Chypre||Cacoethes||Shady Heights|
|Shady Heights||Indian Skimmer||Persian Heights|
|Triptych||Ascot Knight||Sir Harry Lewis|
|Commanche Run||Oh So Sharp||Triptych|
|Cormorant Wood||Tolomeo||Chief Singer|
|Caerleon||Hot Touch||John French|
|Beldale Flutter||Kirtling||Master Willie|
|Master Willie||Cairn Rouge||Cracaval|
|Troy||Crimson Beau||Lyphard's Wish|
|Hawaiian Sound||Gunner B||Jellaby|
The International Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged three years or older. It is run at York over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 56 yards (2,063 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in August.
The event was devised by Major Leslie Petch, a former Clerk of the Course at York. It was first run in 1972, but by this time Petch had resigned from his position due to ill health. The race was originally sponsored by Benson and Hedges and called the Benson and Hedges Gold Cup. The inaugural running was won by Roberto, that year's Derby winner. The second-placed horse was Brigadier Gerard – his only defeat in a career of eighteen races.
The sponsorship of Benson and Hedges continued until 1985, and for the following two years the event was backed by the bloodstock company Matchmaker. Its title during this period was the Matchmaker International. The present sponsor, Juddmonte Farms, started supporting the race in 1989. It is now familiarly known as the Juddmonte International.
The International Stakes is currently held on the opening day of York's four-day Ebor Festival meeting. It is the venue's richest race of the season.
Most successful horse (2 wins):
Leading jockey (5 wins):
Leading trainer (6 wins):
Leading owner (6 wins):(includes part ownership)
|1972||Roberto||3||Braulio Baeza||Vincent O'Brien||John W. Galbreath||2:07.10|
|1973||Moulton||4||Geoff Lewis||Harry Wragg||Budgie Moller||2:20.40|
|1974||Dahlia||4||Lester Piggott||Maurice Zilber||Nelson Bunker Hunt||2:09.40|
|1975||Dahlia||5||Lester Piggott||Maurice Zilber||Nelson Bunker Hunt||2:10.93|
|1976||Wollow||3||Gianfranco Dettori||Henry Cecil||Carlo d'Alessio||2:11.61|
|1977||Relkino||4||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||Lady Beaverbrook||2:09.24|
|1978||Hawaiian Sound||3||Lester Piggott||Barry Hills||Robert Sangster||2:09.75|
|1979||Troy||3||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||Sobell / Weinstock||2:06.40|
|1980||Master Willie||3||Philip Waldron||Henry Candy||William Barnett||2:13.30|
|1981||Beldale Flutter||3||Pat Eddery||Michael Jarvis||Tony Kelly||2:13.28|
|1982||Assert||3||Pat Eddery||David O'Brien||Robert Sangster||2:09.09|
|1983||Caerleon||3||Pat Eddery||Vincent O'Brien||Robert Sangster||2:16.35|
|1984||Cormorant Wood||4||Steve Cauthen||Barry Hills||Bobby McAlpine||2:09.87|
|1985||Commanche Run||4||Lester Piggott||Luca Cumani||Ivan Allan||2:18.79|
|1986||Shardari||4||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||HH Aga Khan IV||2:08.28|
|1987||Triptych||5||Steve Cauthen||Patrick Biancone||Alan Clore||2:15.53|
|1988||Shady Heights||4||Willie Carson||Robert Armstrong||George Tong||2:06.35|
|1989||Ile de Chypre||4||Tony Clark||Guy Harwood||Athos Christodoulou||2:06.91|
|1990||In the Groove||3||Steve Cauthen||David Elsworth||Brian Cooper||2:08.77|
|1991||Terimon||5||Michael Roberts||Clive Brittain||Lady Beaverbrook||2:16.18|
|1992||Rodrigo de Triano||3||Lester Piggott||Peter Chapple-Hyam||Robert Sangster||2:07.19|
|1993||Ezzoud||4||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||Maktoum Al Maktoum||2:12.16|
|1994||Ezzoud||5||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||Maktoum Al Maktoum||2:08.85|
|1995||Halling||4||Walter Swinburn||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:06.42|
|1996||Halling||5||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:06.88|
|1997||Singspiel||5||Frankie Dettori||Michael Stoute||Sheikh Mohammed||2:12.10|
|1998||One So Wonderful||4||Pat Eddery||Luca Cumani||Helena Springfield Ltd||2:06.46|
|1999||Royal Anthem||4||Gary Stevens||Henry Cecil||Thoroughbred Corp.||2:06.91|
|2000||Giant's Causeway||3||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor||2:09.30|
|2001||Sakhee||4||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:08.27|
|2002||Nayef||4||Richard Hills||Marcus Tregoning||Hamdan Al Maktoum||2:08.74|
|2003||Falbrav||5||Darryll Holland||Luca Cumani||Rencati / Yoshida||2:06.84|
|2004||Sulamani||5||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:11.82|
|2005||Electrocutionist||4||Michael Kinane||Valfredo Valiani||Earle I. Mack||2:07.47|
|2006||Notnowcato||4||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||A. & D. de Rothschild||2:12.32|
|2007||Authorized||3||Frankie Dettori||Peter Chapple-Hyam||Al Homaizi / Al Sagar||2:11.82|
|2008||Duke of Marmalade||4||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier/ Tabor||2:01.53|
|2009||Sea the Stars||3||Michael Kinane||John Oxx||Christopher Tsui||2:05.29|
|2010||Rip Van Winkle||4||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier/Tabor/ Smith||2:08.58|
|2011||Twice Over||6||Ian Mongan||Sir Henry Cecil||Khalid Abdullah||2:14.70|
|2012||Frankel||4||Tom Queally||Sir Henry Cecil||Khalid Abdullah||2:06.59|
|2013||Declaration of War||4||Joseph O'Brien||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier/ Tabor/ Smith / Allen||2:05.74|
|2014||Australia||3||Joseph O'Brien||Aidan O'Brien||Smith / Magnier / Tabor / Ah Khing||2:07.35|
|2015||Arabian Queen||3||Silvestre de Sousa||David Elsworth||Jeff Smith||2:07.35|
|2016||Postponed||5||Andrea Atzeni||Roger Varian||Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum||2:06.58|
|2017||Ulysses||4||Jim Crowley||Sir Michael Stoute||Flaxman Stables Ireland||2:12.11|
|2018||Roaring Lion||3||Oisin Murphy||John Gosden||Qatar Racing Limited||2:07.70|
|2019||Japan||3||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier/Tabor/ Smith||2:07.77|
|2020||Ghaiyyath||5||William Buick||Charlie Appleby||Godolphin||2:07.38|
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