Famous Horse Races

Pretty Polly Stakes

The Curragh Racecourse
A Brief History Of Pretty Polly Stakes
The Pretty Polly Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbred fillies and mares run over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs (2,012 metres) at the Curragh in late June / early July.

The race is named after the great filly Pretty Polly and is not to be confused with a Listed race at Newmarket Racecourse in the United Kingdom which has the same name. First run as a Group 1 in 2004, having previously been a Group 2.
Year
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993
1992
1991
1990
1989
1988
Winner

Peeping Fawn
Alexander Goldrun
Alexander Goldrun
Chorist
Hanami
Tarfshi
Rebelline
Lady Upstage
Polaire
Alborada
Dance Design
Dance Design
Flagbird
Del Deya
Takarouna
Market Booster
Ruby Tiger
Game Plan
Noora Abu
Dark Lomond
Age

3
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
4
3
4
4
3
3
4
3
7
3
Jockey

Kieren Fallon
Kevin Manning
Kevin Manning
Darryll Holland
Christophe Soumillon
Philip Robinson
Declan McDonogh
Michael Hills
Declan McDonogh
George Duffield
Michael Kinane
Michael Kinane
Cash Asmussen
Frankie Dettori
Johnny Murtagh
Michael Kinane
Richard Quinn
Basil Marcus
Christy Roche
John Reid
Trainer

Aidan O'Brien
Jim Bolger
Jim Bolger
William Haggas
James Toller
Michael Jarvis
Kevin Prendergast
Barry Hills
Kevin Prendergast
Sir Mark Prescott
Dermot Weld
Dermot Weld
Saeed bin Suroor
John Gosden
John Oxx
Dermot Weld
Paul Cole
Clive Brittain
Jim Bolger
Vincent O'Brien
Owner

Michael Tabor
Miriam O'Callaghan
Miriam O'Callaghan
Cheveley Park Stud
G B Partnership
Ahmed Al Maktoum
Lady O'Reilly
Mrs E Robert
Jim Halligan
Kirsten Rausing
Moyglare Stud Farm
Moyglare Stud Farm
Godolphin Stables
Ahmed Al Maktoum
HH Aga Khan IV
Moyglare Stud Farm
Mrs Philip Blacker
Mrs Harold Phillips
Catherine Shubotham
Stavros Niarchos
Time

2:10.6
2:04.8
2:05.7
2:02.8
2:05.3
2:04.6
2:08.6
2:07.7
2:05.1
2:25.6
2:09.0
2:04.2
2:07.1
2:10.7
2:06.0
2:00.6
2:10.6
2:06.8
2:10.2
2:07.5