|Group 1 race|
|Location|| York Racecourse |
|Distance||1m 3f 188y (2,385 metres)|
|Qualification||Three-years-old and up|
fillies & mares
|Weight||8 st 12 lb (3yo);|
9 st 7 lb (4yo+)
|Purse|| £245,925 (2020)|
|Enable||Magical||Lah Ti Dar|
|Sea of Class||Coronet||Eziyra|
|Seventh Heaven||Found||Queen's Trust|
|Pleascach||Covert Love||Sea Calisi|
|The Fugue||Venus de Milo||Secret Gesture|
|Blue Bunting||Vita Nova||Wonder Of Wonders|
|Midday||Snow Fairy||Eleanora Duse|
|Dar Re Mi||Sariska||Roman Empress|
|Lush Lashes||Dar Re Mi||Michita|
|Peeping Fawn||Allegretto||Trick Or Treat|
|Punctilious||Dash To The Top||Lune D'or|
|Super Tassa||Sacred Song||Rockerlong|
|Ramruma||Ela Athena||Silver Rhapsody|
|Catchascatchcan||High And Low||Cloud Castle|
|My Emma||Whitewater Affair||Crown Of Light|
|Pure Grain||Magical Retreat||Wind In Her Hair|
|Only Royale||Dancing Bloom||State Crystal|
|Only Royale||Dancing Bloom||User Friendly|
|User Friendly||Bineyah||Guilty Secret|
|Magnificent Star||Jet Ski Lady||Shamshir|
|Roseate Tern||Alydaress||Petite Ile|
|Diminuendo||Sudden Love||Sparrow's Air|
|Bint Pasha||Blessed Event||Bourbon Girl|
|Untold||Park Express||Ivor's Image|
|Sally Brown||Kiliniski||Helen Street|
|Sun Princess||Green Lucia||Give Thanks|
|Awaasif||Dish Dash||Cut Loose|
|Condessa||Leap Lively||Fiesta Fun|
|Shoot A Line||Vielle||Kahaila|
|Connaught Bridge||Senorita Poquito||Reprocolor|
|Fair Salinia||Sorbus||Be Sweet|
|Sarah Siddons||African Dancer||Roses for the Star|
|May Hill||Light Duty||Juliette Marny|
|Dibidale||Mil's Bomb||Sea Singer|
|Attica Meli||Coral Beach||Ginevra|
|Frontier Goddess||Wenduyne||Sleeping Partner|
|Parthian Glance||Predicament||Brief Chorus|
|West Side Story||Almiranta||Nortia|
|Lynchris||No Saint||Green Opal|
The Yorkshire Oaks is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to fillies and mares aged three years or older. It is run at York over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 188 yards (2,385 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in August.
The event was established in 1849, and it was originally restricted to fillies aged three. The inaugural running was won by Ellen Middleton, owned by the 2nd Earl of Zetland.
The present system of race grading was introduced in 1971, and the Yorkshire Oaks was subsequently classed at Group 1 level. It was opened to older fillies and mares in 1991.
The race has been sponsored by Darley Stud since 2006, and it is currently held on the second day of York's four-day Ebor Festival meeting.
The Yorkshire Oaks often features horses which ran previously in The Oaks. The first to achieve victory in both races was Brown Duchess in 1861, and the most recent was Snowfall in 2021.
Most successful horse (2 wins):
Leading jockey (8 wins):
Leading trainer (9 wins):
Leading owner (7 wins):
|1955||Ark Royal||3||Manny Mercer||George Colling||Dick Hollingsworth|
|1956||Indian Twilight||3||Joe Mercer||Jack Colling||Jakie Astor|
|1957||Almeria||3||Harry Carr||Cecil Boyd-Rochfort||Elizabeth II|
|1958||None Nicer||3||Stan Clayton||Dick Hern||Lionel B. Holliday|
|1959||Petite Etoile||3||Lester Piggott||Noel Murless||Aly Khan|
|1960||Lynchris||3||Bill Williamson||John Oxx Sr.||Mrs E Fawcett|
|1961||Tenacity||3||Scobie Breasley||Gordon Richards||Mrs W Riley-Smith|
|1962||West Side Story||3||Eph Smith||Ted Leader||Jim Joel|
|1963||Outcrop||3||Eph Smith||Geoffrey Barling||J Priestman|
|1964||Homeward Bound||3||Greville Starkey||John Oxley||Foster Robinson|
|1965||Mabel||3||Joe Mercer||Peter Walwyn||G Williams|
|1966||Parthian Glance||3||Lester Piggott||George Todd||Mrs W R Smith|
|1967||Palatch||3||Brian Taylor||Harvey Leader||Carlo Vittadini|
|1968||Exchange||3||Brian Taylor||Harvey Leader||Mrs R Mildwood|
|1969||Frontier Goddess||3||Duncan Keith||Peter Walwyn||C Spence|
|1970||Lupe||3||Sandy Barclay||Noel Murless||Gladys Joel|
|1971||Fleet Wahine||3||Geoff Lewis||Harry Thomson Jones||R Ohrstrom|
|1972||Attica Meli||3||Geoff Lewis||Noel Murless||Louis Freedman|
|1973||Mysterious||3||Geoff Lewis||Noel Murless||George Pope, Jr.|
|1974||Dibidale||3||Willie Carson||Barry Hills||Nick Robinson|
|1975||May Hill||3||Pat Eddery||Peter Walwyn||Percival Williams|
|1976||Sarah Siddons||3||Christy Roche||Paddy Prendergast||J R Mullion||2:33.1|
|1977||Busaca||3||Pat Eddery||Peter Walwyn||Marianne Esterhazy|
|1978||Fair Salinia||3||Greville Starkey||Michael Stoute||Sven Hanson|
|1979||Connaught Bridge||3||Joe Mercer||Henry Cecil||H Barker|
|1980||Shoot A Line||3||Lester Piggott||Dick Hern||R. A. Budgett||2:36.33|
|1981||Condessa||3||Declan Gillespie||Jim Bolger||Paddy Barrett||2:35.32|
|1982||Awaasif||3||Lester Piggott||John Dunlop||Sheikh Mohammed||2:30.57|
|1983||Sun Princess||3||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||Sir Michael Sobell||2:36.12|
|1984||Circus Plume||3||Willie Carson||John Dunlop||Sir Robin McAlpine||2:34.97|
|1985||Sally Brown||3||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||Robert Cowell||2:37.24|
|1986||Untold||3||Greville Starkey||Michael Stoute||Sheikh Mohammed||2:30.37|
|1987||Bint Pasha||3||Richard Quinn||Paul Cole||Prince Fahd bin Salman||2:38.45|
|1988||Diminuendo||3||Steve Cauthen||Henry Cecil||Sheikh Mohammed||2:25.79|
|1989||Roseate Tern||3||Willie Carson||Dick Hern||7th Earl of Carnarvon||2:31.58|
|1990||Hellenic||3||Willie Carson||Michael Stoute||Lord Weinstock||2:28.14|
|1991||Magnificent Star||3||Tony Cruz||Mohammed Moubarak||Ecurie Fustok||2:35.92|
|1992||User Friendly||3||George Duffield||Clive Brittain||Bill Gredley||2:29.41|
|1993||Only Royale||4||Ray Cochrane||Luca Cumani||Giuseppe Sainaghi||2:31.76|
|1994||Only Royale||5||Frankie Dettori||Luca Cumani||Giuseppe Sainaghi||2:28.07|
|1995||Pure Grain||3||John Reid||Michael Stoute||Robert Barnett||2:28.68|
|1996||Key Change||3||Johnny Murtagh||John Oxx||Lady Clague||2:27.56|
|1997||My Emma||4||Darryll Holland||Rae Guest||Matthews Breeding||2:30.59|
|1998||Catchascatchcan||3||Kieren Fallon||Henry Cecil||Lord Howard de Walden||2:26.06|
|1999||Ramruma||3||Pat Eddery||Henry Cecil||Prince Fahd bin Salman||2:29.17|
|2000||Petrushka||3||Johnny Murtagh||Sir Michael Stoute||Highclere Racing Ltd||2:29.41|
|2001||Super Tassa||5||Kevin Darley||Valfredo Valiani||Valfredo Valiani||2:30.17|
|2002||Islington||3||Kieren Fallon||Sir Michael Stoute||Exors of Lord Weinstock||2:26.74|
|2003||Islington||4||Kieren Fallon||Sir Michael Stoute||Exors of Lord Weinstock||2:27.44|
|2004||Quiff||3||Kieren Fallon||Sir Michael Stoute||Khalid Abdullah||2:38.03|
|2005||Punctilious||4||Kerrin McEvoy||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin||2:28.76|
|2006||Alexandrova||3||Michael Kinane||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor / Smith||2:32.41|
|2007||Peeping Fawn||3||Johnny Murtagh||Aidan O'Brien||Tabor / Magnier||2:32.70|
|2008||Lush Lashes||3||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||Jackie Bolger||2:25.11|
|2009||Dar Re Mi||4||Jimmy Fortune||John Gosden||Lord Lloyd-Webber||2:30.98|
|2010||Midday||4||Tom Queally||Henry Cecil||Khalid Abdullah||2:30.53|
|2011||Blue Bunting||3||Frankie Dettori||Mahmood Al Zarooni||Godolphin||2:35.34|
|2012||Shareta||4||Christophe Lemaire||Alain de Royer-Dupré||Aga Khan IV||2:33.87|
|2013||The Fugue||4||William Buick||John Gosden||Lord Lloyd-Webber||2:28.29|
|2014||Tapestry||3||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor / Smith / Flaxman||2:28.59|
|2015||Pleascach||3||Kevin Manning||Jim Bolger||Godolphin||2:32.77|
|2016||Seventh Heaven||3||Colm O'Donoghue||Aidan O'Brien||Magnier / Tabor / Smith||2:28.50|
|2017||Enable||3||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden||Khalid Abdullah||2:35.79|
|2018||Sea of Class||3||James Doyle||William Haggas||Sunderland Holding Inc||2:30.44|
|2019||Enable||5||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden||Khalid Abdullah||2:29.90|
|2020||Love||3||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Tabor / Smith / Magnier||2:31.31|
|2021||Snowfall||3||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||Smith / Magnier / Tabor||2:26.61|
* The 1932 race was a dead-heat and has joint winners.
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