|Group 1 race|
|Location|| Rowley Mile |
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Sponsor||Kingdom of Bahrain|
|Distance||1 mile (1,609 metres)|
|Qualification||Three-years-old and up|
fillies and mares
|Weight||9 st 0 lb (3yo);|
9 st 3 lb (4yo+)
|Nazeef||Half Light||Cloak Of Spirits|
|Alice Springs||Always Smile||Ervedya|
|Siyouma||Elusive Kate||Laugh Out Loud|
|Halfway To Heaven||Darjina||Visit|
|Spinning Queen||Soviet Song||Alexander Goldrun|
|Echoes In Eternity||Macadamia||Almond Mousse|
|Dress To Thrill||Dolores||Spinnette|
|Lady In Waiting||Gino's Spirits||All Our Hope|
|One So Wonderful||Kool Kat Katie||Reams of Verse|
|Last Second||Spout||Flame Valley|
|Warning Shadows||Flagbird||Poppy Carew|
|La Confederation||State Crystal||Relatively Special|
|Red Slippers||Feminine Wiles||Susurration|
|Braiswick||Life At The Top||Pass The Peace|
|Indian Skimmer||Infamy||Percy's Lass|
The Sun Chariot Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to fillies and mares aged three years or older. It is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in early October.
The event is named after Sun Chariot, the fillies' Triple Crown winner in 1942. Due to war, that year's Triple Crown races were all staged at Newmarket.
The Sun Chariot Stakes was established in 1966. It was originally contested by three-year-old fillies over 1 mile and 2 furlongs.
The present system of race grading was introduced in 1971, and the Sun Chariot Stakes was classed at Group 2 level. It was opened to older fillies and mares in 1974.
The race was cut to a mile in 2000, and promoted to Group 1 status in 2004.
The Sun Chariot Stakes was held on the final day of Newmarket's three-day Cambridgeshire Meeting, the same day as the Cambridgeshire Handicap, but was moved to a fixture a week later from 2014.
Most successful horse (3 wins):
Leading jockey (6 wins):
Leading trainer (6 wins):
Leading owner (3 wins):
|1966||Lucaya||3||Jimmy Lindley||Bill Elsey||David Aykroyd|
|1967||Cranberry Sauce||3||George Moore||Noel Murless||John Hornung|
|1968||Hill Shade||3||Sandy Barclay||Noel Murless||George Pope, Jr.|
|1969||Lucyrowe||3||Duncan Keith||Peter Walwyn||Louis Freedman||2:13.10|
|1970||Popkins||3||Lester Piggott||Harry Wragg||Budgie Moller||2:13.30|
|1971||Hill Circus||3||Geoff Lewis||Noel Murless||George Pope, Jr.|
|1972||Sleat||3||John Gorton||Bruce Hobbs||David Wills||2:12.50|
|1973||Cheveley Princess||3||Lester Piggott||Harry Wragg||Budgie Moller||2:15.30|
|1974||Sweet Farewell||3||Pat Eddery||Sir Hugh Nugent||C. Gaisford-St Lawrence||2:08.70|
|1975||Duboff||3||Willie Carson||Barry Hills||Mrs C. Radcliffe||2:04.00|
|1976||Ranimer||3||Alfred Gibert||Peter Head||Sir Robin McAlpine||2:08.50|
|1977||Triple First||3||Greville Starkey||Michael Stoute||Raymond Clifford-Turner||2:01.75|
|1978||Swiss Maid||3||Lester Piggott||Paul Kelleway||Max Fine||2:09.99|
|1979||Topsy||3||Lester Piggott||Harry Wragg||Budgie Moller||2:09.79|
|1980||Snow||3||Lester Piggott||Kevin Prendergast||M. Fraser||2:07.10|
|1981||Home on the Range||3||Lester Piggott||Henry Cecil||Louis Freedman||2:06.06|
|1982||Time Charter||3||Billy Newnes||Henry Candy||Robert Barnett||2:06.83|
|1983||Cormorant Wood||3||Steve Cauthen||Barry Hills||Bobby McAlpine||2:05.81|
|1984||Free Guest||3||Darrel McHargue||Luca Cumani||M. Boffa||2:06.59|
|1985||Free Guest||4||Pat Eddery||Luca Cumani||Fittocks Stud||2:01.97|
|1986||Dusty Dollar||3||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||Maktoum Al Maktoum||2:06.45|
|1987||Infamy||3||Ray Cochrane||Luca Cumani||Gerald Leigh||2:08.61|
|1988||Indian Skimmer||4||Michael Roberts||Henry Cecil||Sheikh Mohammed||2:05.44|
|1989||Braiswick||3||Gary Carter||Geoff Wragg||White Lodge Stud||2:05.79|
|1990||Kartajana||3||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||HH Aga Khan IV||2:03.05|
|1991||Ristna||3||Willie Carson||John Gosden||George Strawbridge||2:03.47|
|1992||Red Slippers||3||Frankie Dettori||Luca Cumani||Sheikh Mohammed||2:08.01|
|1993||Talented||3||Willie Carson||John Dunlop||Peter Goulandris||2:09.61|
|1994||La Confederation||3||Kevin Darley||David Loder||Sheikh Mohammed||2:05.60|
|1995||Warning Shadows||3||Kevin Darley||Clive Brittain||Marwan Al Maktoum||2:04.91|
|1996||Last Second||3||George Duffield||Sir Mark Prescott||Faisal bin Salman||2:02.84|
|1997||One So Wonderful||3||John Reid||Luca Cumani||Helena Springfield Ltd||2:02.38|
|1998||Kissogram||3||John Reid||Luca Cumani||Helena Springfield Ltd||2:05.94|
|1999||Lady in Waiting||4||Jimmy Fortune||Paul Cole||Pegasus Racing Ltd||2:09.72|
|2000||Danceabout||3||Darryll Holland||Geoff Wragg||Bloomsbury Stud||1:38.79|
|2001||Independence||3||Kieren Fallon||Ed Dunlop||Cliveden Stud||1:38.79|
|2002||Dress to Thrill||3||Pat Smullen||Dermot Weld||Moyglare Stud Farm||1:35.67|
|2003||Echoes in Eternity||3||Jamie Spencer||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||1:35.39|
|2004||Attraction||3||Kevin Darley||Mark Johnston||10th Duke of Roxburghe||1:36.27|
|2005||Peeress||4||Kevin Darley||Sir Michael Stoute||Cheveley Park Stud||1:38.81|
|2006||Spinning Queen||3||Michael Hills||Barry Hills||Marston / Cavendish||1:38.83|
|2007||Majestic Roi||3||Darryll Holland||Mick Channon||Jaber Abdullah||1:37.83|
|2008||Halfway to Heaven||3||Seamie Heffernan||Aidan O'Brien||Tabor / Smith / Magnier||1:35.41|
|2009||Sahpresa||4||Ted Durcan||Rod Collet||Douglas McIntyre||1:34.40|
|2010||Sahpresa||5||Christophe Soumillon||Rod Collet||Douglas McIntyre||1:38.80|
|2011||Sahpresa||6||Christophe Lemaire||Rod Collet||Teruya Yoshida||1:37.60|
|2012||Siyouma||4||Gérald Mossé||François Doumen||Robert Jeffcock||1:34.66|
|2013||Sky Lantern||3||Richard Hughes||Richard Hannon Sr.||Brian Keswick||1:38.02|
|2014||Integral||4||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||Cheveley Park Stud||1:37.52|
|2015||Esoterique||5||Pierre-Charles Boudot||André Fabre||Édouard de Rothschild||1:35.87|
|2016||Alice Springs||3||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Tabor / Smith / Magnier||1:37.46|
|2017||Roly Poly||3||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Tabor / Smith / Magnier||1:34.88|
|2018||Laurens||3||Daniel Tudhope||Karl Burke||John Dance||1:37.94|
|2019||Billesdon Brook||4||Sean Levey||Richard Hannon Jr.||Pall Mall / McCreery||1:38.01|
|2020||Nazeef||4||Jim Crowley||John Gosden||Hamdan Al Maktoum||1:42.21|
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