|Group 1 race|
|Location|| Ascot Racecourse |
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||1m 1f 212yd (2,004 metres)|
|Qualification||Four-years-old and up|
|Weight||9 st 0 lb |
3 lb for fillies and mares
3 lb for S. Hemisphere 4yo
|Purse|| £700,000 (2021)|
|Lord North||Addeybb||Barney Roy|
|Highland Reel||Decorated Knight||Ulysses|
|My Dream Boat||Found||Western Hymn|
|Free Eagle||The Grey Gatsby||Western Hymn|
|Al Kazeem||Mukhadram||The Fugue|
|So You Think||Carlton House||Farhh|
|Rewilding||So You Think||Sri Putra|
|Vision D'etat||Tartan Bearer||Never On Sunday|
|Duke Of Marmalade||Phoenix Tower||Pipedreamer|
|Grandera||Indian Creek||Banks Hill|
|Dubai Millennium||Sumitas||Beat All|
|Lear Spear||Fantastic Light||Xaar|
|Faithful Son||Chester House||Daylami|
|Bosra Sham||Alhaarth||London News|
|Placerville||Urban Sea||Emperor Jones|
|Two Timing||Beau Sher||Most Welcome|
|Mtoto||Broken Hearted||Highland Chieftain|
The Prince of Wales's Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Ascot over a distance of 1 mile 1 furlong and 212 yards (2,004 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in June.
The event was established in 1862, and it was named after the Prince of Wales at that time, the future King Edward VII. The original version was restricted to three-year-olds, and it was contested over 1 mile and 5 furlongs.
The race was discontinued after World War II, when there was no Prince of Wales. It returned in 1968, a year before the investiture of Prince Charles. The distance of the new version was 1 mile and 2 furlongs, and it was now open to horses aged three or older.
The present system of race grading was introduced in 1971, and for a period the Prince of Wales's Stakes was classed at Group 2 level. It was promoted to Group 1 status in 2000, and at this point the minimum age of participating horses was raised to four.
The Prince of Wales's Stakes is currently held on the second day of the five-day Royal Ascot meeting.
Most successful horse (2 wins):
Leading jockey (6 wins):
Leading trainer (8 wins):
Leading owner (5 wins):
|Race not held from 1940 to 1967|
|1968||Royal Palace||4||Sandy Barclay||Noel Murless||Jim Joel||2:22.30|
|1969||Connaught||4||Sandy Barclay||Noel Murless||Jim Joel||2:08.00|
|1970||Connaught||5||Sandy Barclay||Noel Murless||Jim Joel||2:07.30|
|1971||Arthur||4||Ron Hutchinson||John Dunlop||Lady Rosebery||2:19.80|
|1972||Brigadier Gerard||4||Joe Mercer||Dick Hern||Jean Hislop||2:06.30|
|1973||Gift Card||4||Lester Piggott||Angel Penna Sr.||Margit Batthyány||2:09.40|
|1974||Admetus||4||Maurice Philliperon||John Cunnington||Michael Sobell||2:09.60|
|1975||Record Run||4||Pat Eddery||Gavin Pritchard-Gordon||Sidney Grey||2:03.30|
|1976||Annes Pretender||4||Lester Piggott||Ryan Price||Charles Clore||2:03.30|
|1977||Lucky Wednesday||4||Joe Mercer||Henry Cecil||Charles St George||2:16.10|
|1978||Gunner B||5||Joe Mercer||Henry Cecil||Pauline Barratt||2:08.00|
|1979||Crimson Beau||4||Lester Piggott||Paul Cole||H. Spearing||2:06.80|
|1980||Ela-Mana-Mou||4||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||Simon Weinstock||2:10.57|
|1981||Hard Fought||4||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||Brook Holliday||2:05.80|
|1982||Kind of Hush||4||Steve Cauthen||Barry Hills||Tony Shead||2:09.30|
|1983||Stanerra||5||Brian Rouse||Frank Dunne||Frank Dunne||2:06.50|
|1984||Morcon||4||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||2nd Baron Rotherwick||2:06.91|
|1985||Bob Back||4||Bruce Raymond||Michael Jarvis||Antonio Balzarini||2:05.90|
|1986||English Spring||4||Pat Eddery||Ian Balding||Paul Mellon||2:08.80|
|1987||Mtoto||4||Richard Hills||Alec Stewart||Ahmed Al Maktoum||2:07.27|
|1988||Mtoto||5||Michael Roberts||Alec Stewart||Ahmed Al Maktoum||2:12.84|
|1989||Two Timing||3||Pat Eddery||Jeremy Tree||Khalid Abdullah||2:04.90|
|1990||Batshoof||4||Pat Eddery||Ben Hanbury||Muttar Salem||2:06.72|
|1991||Stagecraft||4||Steve Cauthen||Michael Stoute||Sheikh Mohammed||2:07.58|
|1992||Perpendicular||4||Willie Ryan||Henry Cecil||Lord Howard de Walden||2:04.13|
|1993||Placerville||3||Pat Eddery||Henry Cecil||Khalid Abdullah||2:08.65|
|1994||Muhtarram||5||Willie Carson||John Gosden||Hamdan Al Maktoum||2:05.11|
|1995||Muhtarram||6||Willie Carson||John Gosden||Hamdan Al Maktoum||2:04.94|
|1996||First Island||4||Michael Hills||Geoff Wragg||Mollers Racing||2:02.76|
|1997||Bosra Sham||4||Kieren Fallon||Henry Cecil||Wafic Saïd||2:04.16|
|1998||Faithful Son||4||John Reid||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:08.30|
|1999||Lear Spear||4||Michael Kinane||David Elsworth||Raymond Tooth||2:04.37|
|2000||Dubai Millennium||4||Jerry Bailey||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:07.48|
|2001||Fantastic Light||5||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:04.40|
|2002||Grandera||4||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:04.43|
|2003||Nayef||5||Richard Hills||Marcus Tregoning||Hamdan Al Maktoum||2:05.30|
|2004||Rakti||5||Philip Robinson||Michael Jarvis||Gary A. Tanaka||2:04.95|
|2005||Azamour||4||Michael Kinane||John Oxx||HH Aga Khan IV||2:08.15|
|2006||Ouija Board||5||Olivier Peslier||Ed Dunlop||19th Earl of Derby||2:06.92|
|2007||Manduro||5||Stéphane Pasquier||André Fabre||Baron G. von Ullmann||2:05.91|
|2008||Duke of Marmalade||4||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor||2:05.35|
|2009||Vision d'Etat||4||Olivier Peslier||Eric Libaud||Detré / Libaud||2:06.90|
|2010||Byword||4||Maxime Guyon||André Fabre||Khalid Abdullah||2:05.35|
|2011||Rewilding||4||Frankie Dettori||Mahmood Al Zarooni||Godolphin||2:04.24|
|2012||So You Think||6||Joseph O'Brien||Aidan O'Brien||Derrick Smith et al.||2:03.86|
|2013||Al Kazeem||5||James Doyle||Roger Charlton||John Deer||2:03.06|
|2014||The Fugue||5||William Buick||John Gosden||Andrew Lloyd Webber||2:01.90|
|2015||Free Eagle||4||Pat Smullen||Dermot Weld||Moyglare Stud||2:05.07|
|2016||My Dream Boat||4||Adam Kirby||Clive Cox||Paul & Clare Rooney||2:11.38|
|2017||Highland Reel||5||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor/ Smith||2:05.04|
|2018||Poet's Word||5||James Doyle||Michael Stoute||Saeed Suhail||2:03.51|
|2019||Crystal Ocean||5||Frankie Dettori||Michael Stoute||Evelyn de Rothschild||2:10.25|
|2020||Lord North||4||James Doyle||John Gosden||Zayed bin Mohammed||2:05.63|
|2021||Love||4||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor/ Smith||2:06.86|
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