Sandown Mile

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Sandown Mile
(Bet365 Mile)
Group 2 race
Location Sandown Park
Esher, England
Inaugurated1985
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Sponsor Bet365
Website Sandown Park
Race information
Distance1m (1,609 metres)
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationFour-years-old and up
Weight9 st 1 lb
Allowances
3 lb for fillies and mares
Penalties
5 lb for Group 1 winners *
3 lb for Group 2 winners *
* since 31 August last year
Purse£67,500 (2021)
1st: £38,279
Sandown Mile
2019
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Previous years
2018
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2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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TulliusMontiridgePenitent
2013
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2012
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2011
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2010-2001
2010
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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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2004
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2003
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2002
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Swallow FlightCape TownPremier Prize
2001
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NicobarSwallow FlightIsland Sands
2000-1991
2000
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1999
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Handsome RidgeOn The RidgeAlmushtarak
1998
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AlmushtarakCrystal HeartedHandsome Ridge
1997
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WiximFirst IslandBin Rosie
1996
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1995
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Missed FlightRidgewood BenMutakddim
1994
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Penny DropsAlfloraGabr
1993
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AlhijazHazaamZaahi
1992
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RudimentaryZomanDesert Sun
1991
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In The GrooveZomanAldbourne
1990-1985
1990
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1989
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ReprimandFrench StressMost Welcome
1988
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1987
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1986
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1985
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The Sandown Mile is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres) at Sandown Park in late April.

Contents

History

The event was established in 1985, and it was initially sponsored by Trusthouse Forte. [1] The first running was won by Pebbles.

Subsequent sponsors of the race have included KLM uk, At the Races and Betfred. The online gambling company Bet365 became the sponsor in 2008, and the event is currently known as the Bet365 Mile.

The Sandown Mile is staged during a two-day meeting which features both flat and jump races. Other events at the meeting include the Bet365 Gold Cup, the Celebration Chase, the Gordon Richards Stakes and the Sandown Classic Trial.

Records

Most successful horse (2 wins):

Leading jockey (5 wins):

Leading trainer (7 wins):

Winners

YearWinnerAgeJockeyTrainerOwnerTime
1985 Pebbles 4 Steve Cauthen Clive Brittain Sheikh Mohammed 1:42.04
1986Field Hand4 Brent Thomson Barry Hills Robert Sangster 1:51.71
1987Vertige5 Tony Cruz Patrick Biancone Daniel Wildenstein 1:40.51
1988 Soviet Star 4 Cash Asmussen André Fabre Sheikh Mohammed 1:45.23
1989Reprimand4 Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Sheikh Mohammed 1:49.20
1990 Markofdistinction 4 Frankie Dettori Luca Cumani Gerald Leigh1:39.50
1991 In the Groove 4 Steve Cauthen David Elsworth Brian Cooper1:42.45
1992Rudimentary4 Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Exors of Lord Howard de Walden 1:42.09
1993Alhijaz4 Willie Carson John Dunlop Prince A A Faisal1:43.08
1994Penny Drops5 David Harrison Lord Huntingdon Stanley J Sharp1:46.89
1995Missed Flight5 George Duffield Chris WallWalter Grubmuller1:41.09
1996Gabr6 Willie Carson Robert Armstrong Hamdan Al Maktoum 1:41.34
1997Wixim4 Pat Eddery Roger Charlton Khalid Abdullah 1:43.90
1998Almushtarak5 Ray Cochrane Kamil MahdiHamad Al-Mutuwa1:51.12
1999Handsome Ridge5 Frankie Dettori John Gosden Platt Promotions Ltd1:47.85
2000 Indian Lodge 4 Michael Kinane Amanda Perrett Seymour Cohn1:50.69
2001Nicobar4 Kieren Fallon Ian Balding Robert Hitchins1:49.61
2002Swallow Flight6 Darryll Holland Geoff Wragg Mollers Racing1:45.13
2003Desert Deer5 Kevin Darley Mark Johnston Jaber Abdullah1:42.67
2004Hurricane Alan4 Pat Dobbs Richard Hannon Sr. I A N Wright1:43.67
2005Hurricane Alan5 Pat Dobbs Richard Hannon Sr. I A N Wright1:43.68
2006Rob Roy4 Michael Kinane Sir Michael Stoute Philip Newton1:41.98
2007Jeremy4 Frankie Dettori Sir Michael Stoute Elizabeth Moran1:41.22
2008Major Cadeaux4 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. Woodcock / Pickford / Mort1:43.23
2009 Paco Boy 4 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. Calvera Partnership No 21:43.04
2010 Paco Boy 5 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. Calvera Partnership No 21:41.65
2011 Dick Turpin 4 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. John Manley1:41.92
2012Penitent6 Daniel Tudhope David O'MearaMiddleham Park Racing XVII1:52.58
2013Trumpet Major4 Richard Hughes Richard Hannon Sr. John Manley1:45.34
2014Tullius6 Jimmy Fortune Andrew Balding Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds VI1:48.10
2015Custom Cut6 Daniel Tudhope David O'MearaGary Douglas & Pat Breslin1:44.57
2016 Toormore 5 William Buick Richard Hannon Jr. Godolphin 1:43.06
2017Sovereign Debt8James SullivanRuth Carr Lady O'Reilly & Partners1:44.24
2018 Addeybb 4 James Doyle William Haggas Ahmed Al Maktoum 1:45.48
2019Beat The Bank5 Silvestre de Sousa Andrew Balding King Power Racing Co Ltd1:43.23
no race 2020 [lower-alpha 1]
2021 Palace Pier 4 Frankie Dettori John and Thady Gosden Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum 1:44.43
  1. The 2020 running was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom [2]

See also

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References

  1. "1985 Trusthouse Forte Mile". Glasgow Herald . 26 April 1985. Retrieved 17 February 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Coronavirus: Horse racing in Great Britain suspended until end of April". BBC Sport. 17 March 2020.