Princess Margaret Stakes

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Princess Margaret Stakes
Group 3 race
Location Ascot Racecourse
Ascot, England
Inaugurated1946
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Sponsor Keeneland
Website Ascot
Race information
Distance6f (1,207 metres)
SurfaceTurf
TrackStraight
QualificationTwo-year-old fillies
Weight9 st 0 lb
Penalties
5 lb for G1 / G2 winners
3 lb for G3 winners
Purse £30,000 (2020)
1st: £17,013
Princess Margaret Stakes
2020
Owner Ms Susan Lynas.svg Owner Mr Sultan Ali.svg Owner David Lowe.svg
SantoshaHala Hala HalaCaroline Dale
Previous years
2019
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Under The StarsArohaLiving In The Past
2018
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2017
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NyaletiDance DivaMusical Art
2016
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Fair EvaKilmahDainty Dandy
2015
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BesharahGreat PageWhatdoiwantthatfor
2014
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OsailaPastoral GirlExplosive Lady
2013
Owner Mr Saleh Al Homaizi.svg Owner Mr Jeremy Gompertz.svg Owner Ballymore Thoroughbred Ltd.svg
Princess NoorQueen CatrineAlong Again
2012
Owner Mr Ahmad Alkhallafi.svg Owner Mr Jon Aisbitt.svg Owner Mr Ahmad Al Shaikh.svg
MaureenSandreamerHoyam
2011
Owner Mrs E O'Leary.svg Owner Cheveley Park Stud.svg Owner Barry Walters Catering.svg
Angels Will FallRegal RealmMiss Lahar
2010-2001
2010
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SoraayaMargot DidPerfect Tribute
2009
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2008
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2007
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2006
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2005
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Mixed BlessingNidhaalNannina
2004
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SoarValentinKissing Lights
2003
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River BelleRoseheartyVoile
2002
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Russian RhythmLuvah GirlNasij
2001
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2000-1991
2000
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1999
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1998
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Mythical GirlGipsy Rose LeeRustic
1997
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EmbassyMiss ZafonicFiley Brigg
1996
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SeebeMoonlight ParadiseRaindancing
1995
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Blue DusterRibot's SecretMyrtle
1994
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TajannubMaid For WalkingPure Grain
1993
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A Smooth OneRed RitaMild Rebuke
1992
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Marina ParkFirst VeilLake Pleasant
1991
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BezelleTwafeajStorm Ring
1990-1988
1990
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Cloche D'OrOnly YoursZigaura
1989
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Pharaoh's DelightRoutilanteLa Cabrilla
1988
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MuhbubhKerreraMiss Secreto
 

The Princess Margaret Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to two-year-old fillies. It is run at Ascot over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in July.

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The event is named after Princess Margaret, the younger daughter of King George VI. It was established in 1946, and the inaugural running was won by Orum Blaze. For a period it was classed at Listed level, and it was promoted to Group 3 status in 1986.

The Princess Margaret Stakes is usually held at the same meeting as the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes but was run a week later in 2012.

Records

Leading jockey (10 wins):

Leading trainer (5 wins):

Winners since 1979

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Time
1979Luck of the Draw Willie Carson Dick Hern
1980 Tolmi Edward Hide Bruce Hobbs
1981 Circus Ring Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute
1982 Royal Heroine Philip Robinson Mick Ryan1:15.40
1983 Desirable Lester Piggott Barry Hills
1984 Al Bahathri Tony Murray Harry Thomson Jones
1985Kingscote Pat Eddery Jeremy Tree
1986Hiaam Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute
1987Bluebook Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 1:17.53
1988Muhbubh Richard Hills Harry Thomson Jones 1:17.24
1989 Pharaoh's Delight Pat Eddery Peter Hudson1:15.11
1990Cloche d'Or Michael Roberts Clive Brittain 1:16.00
1991BezellePat ShanahanCon Collins1:15.62
1992Marina Park Dean McKeown Mark Johnston 1:16.01
1993A Smooth One John Reid Richard Hannon Sr. 1:18.24
1994Tajannub Willie Carson Robert Armstrong1:14.79
1995 Blue Duster Michael Kinane David Loder 1:16.20
1996Seebe Michael Hills Ian Balding 1:14.81
1997 Embassy Pat Eddery David Loder 1:16.80
1998Mythical Girl Frankie Dettori David Loder 1:14.70
1999Saintly Speech Jimmy Fortune Peter Chapple-Hyam 1:15.50
2000Enthused Johnny Murtagh Sir Michael Stoute 1:15.88
2001Leggy Lou Olivier Peslier Jeremy Noseda 1:14.26
2002 Russian Rhythm Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute 1:15.30
2003River Belle Kieren Fallon Alan Jarvis1:15.55
2004Soar Johnny Murtagh James Fanshawe 1:15.60
2005Mixed Blessing [lower-alpha 1] Kieren Fallon Alan Jarvis1:11.19
2006Scarlet Runner Kerrin McEvoy John Dunlop 1:14.16
2007Visit Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 1:16.97
2008African Skies Neil Callan Kevin Ryan1:14.77
2009Lady of the Desert Martin Dwyer Brian Meehan 1:14.95
2010Soraaya Ryan Moore Mick Channon 1:14.86
2011Angels Will Fall Robert Winston Barry Hills 1:16.80
2012Maureen Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. 1:14.40
2013Princess Noor Andrea Atzeni Roger Varian 1:12.74
2014Osaila Frankie Dettori Richard Hannon Jr. 1:14.33
2015BesharahPat Cosgrave William Haggas 1:15.84
2016Fair Eva Frankie Dettori Roger Charlton 1:12.54
2017Nyaleti Ryan Moore Mark Johnston 1:14.62
2018Angel's HideawayRobert Havlin John Gosden 1:14.59
2019Under The Stars P. J. McDonald James Tate1:17.04
2020SantoshaThomas GreatrexDavid Loughnane1:14.53
2021Zain ClaudetteRay DawsonIsmail Mohammed1:13.27
  1. The 2005 running took place at Newbury while Ascot was closed for redevelopment

Earlier winners

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