Famous Horse Races

Champion Stakes

Newmarket Racecourse
A Brief History Of Champion Stakes
The Champion Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 1 mile 2 furlongs (2,012 metres) at Newmarket Racecourse in October. It was first run in 1877.
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Winner

Literato
Pride
David Junior
Haafhd
Rakti
Storming Home
Nayef
Kalanisi
Alborada
Alborada
Pilsudski
Bosra Sham
Spectrum
Dernier Empereur
Hatoof
Rodrigo de Triano
Tel Quel
In the Groove
Legal Case
Indian Skimmer
Triptych
Triptych
Pebbles
Palace Music
Cormorant Wood
Time Charter
Vayrann
Cairn Rouge
Northern Baby
Swiss Maid
Flying Water
Vitiges
Rose Bowl
Giacometti
Hurry Harriet
Brigadier Gerard
Brigadier Gerard
Lorenzaccio
Flossy
Sir Ivor
Reform
Pieces of Eight
Silly Season
Baldric II
Hula Dancer
Arctic Storm
Bobar II
Marguerite Vernaut
Petite Etoile
Bella Paola
Rose Royale II
Hugh Lupus
Hafiz II
Narrator
Nearula
Dynamiter
Dynamiter
Peter Flower
Djeddah
Solar Slipper
Migoli
Honeyway
Court Martial
Hycilla
Nasrullah
Big Game
Hippius
Hippius
no race
Rockfel
Flares
Wychwood Abbott
Wychwood Abbott
Umidwar
Chatelaine / Dastur
Cameronian
Goyescas
Rustom Pasha
Fairway
Fairway
Astérus
Warden Marches
Picaroon
Pharos
Ellangowan
Franklin
Orpheus
Orpheus
Buchan
My Dear
Gay Crusader
Clarissimus
Let Fly
Hapsburg
Tracery
Stedfast
Lemberg
Lemberg
Bayardo
Llangwm
Galvani
Polymelus
Pretty Polly
Bachelor's Button
Sceptre
Veles
Osboch
Solitaire
Dieudonne
Velasquez
Velasquez
Labrador
Laveno
La Flèche
Le Nicham
Orme
Orion
Amphion
Gold
Friar's Balsam
Bendigo
Ormonde
Paradox
Tristan
Tristan
Tristan
Bend Or
Robert the Devil
Rayon d'Or
Jannette
Springfield
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3
6
3
3
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4
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4
3
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3
3
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Jockey

Christophe Lemaire
Christophe Lemaire
Jamie Spencer
Richard Hills
Philip Robinson
Michael Hills
Richard Hills
Johnny Murtagh
George Duffield
George Duffield
Michael Kinane
Pat Eddery
John Reid
Sylvain Guillot
Walter Swinburn
Lester Piggott
Thierry Jarnet
Steve Cauthen
Ray Cochrane
Michael Roberts
Trainer

Jean-Claude Rouget
Alain de Royer-Dupré
Brian Meehan
Barry Hills
Michael Jarvis
Barry Hills
Marcus Tregoning
Sir Michael Stoute
Sir Mark Prescott
Sir Mark Prescott
Michael Stoute
Henry Cecil
Peter Chapple-Hyam
André Fabre
Criquette Head
Peter Chapple-Hyam
André Fabre
David Elsworth
Luca Cumani
Henry Cecil
Owner

Hervé Morin
NP Bloodstock Ltd
Roldvale Limited
Hamdan Al Maktoum
Gary Tanaka
Maktoum Al Maktoum
Hamdan Al Maktoum
HH Aga Khan IV
Kirsten Rausing
Kirsten Rausing
Lord Weinstock
Wafic Saïd
Lord Weinstock
Gary Tanaka
Maktoum Al Maktoum
Robert Sangster
Sheikh Mohammed
Brian Cooper
Sir Gordon White
Sheikh Mohammed
Time

2:04.24
2:06.81
2:05.43
2:06.90
2:03.34
2:01.42
2:07.72
2:05.59
2:05.57
2:03.69
2:05.46
2:03.71
2:02.55
2:05.65
2:06.80
2:02.46
2:01.93
2:05.67
2:02.95
2:10.51