Famous Horse Races

Sun Chariot Stakes

Newmarket Racecourse
A Brief History Of Sun Chariot Stakes
The Sun Chariot 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 at Newmarket Racecourse in late September / early October.

It was first run in 1964 and is named after the racehorse Sun Chariot, winner of the Fillies' Triple Crown in 1942.

Prior to 2000, the race distance was 1 mile 2 furlongs (2,012 metres). The race was given Group 1 status 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
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1989
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Winner

Majestic Roi
Spinning Queen
Peeress
Attraction
Echoes in Eternity
Dress to Thrill
Independence
Danceabout
Lady in Waiting
Kissogram
One So Wonderful
Last Second
Warning Shadows
La Confederation
Talented
Red Slippers
Ristna
Kartajana
Braiswick
Indian Skimmer
Age

3
3
4
3
3
3
3
3
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
Jockey

Darryll Holland
Michael Hills
Kevin Darley
Kevin Darley
Jamie Spencer
Pat Smullen
Kieren Fallon
Darryll Holland
Jimmy Fortune
John Reid
John Reid
George Duffield
Kevin Darley
Kevin Darley
Willie Carson
Frankie Dettori
Willie Carson
Walter Swinburn
Gary Carter
Michael Roberts
Trainer

Mick Channon
Barry Hills
Sir Michael Stoute
Mark Johnston
Saeed bin Suroor
Dermot Weld
Ed Dunlop
Geoff Wragg
Paul Cole
Luca Cumani
Luca Cumani
Sir Mark Prescott
Clive Brittain
David Loder
John Dunlop
Luca Cumani
John Gosden
Michael Stoute
Geoff Wragg
Henry Cecil
Owner

Jaber Abdullah
Marston Stud
Cheveley Park Stud
Duke Of Roxburghe
Godolphin Stables
Moyglare Stud Farm
Cliveden Stud
Bloomsbury Stud
Pegasus Racing Ltd
Helena Springfield Ltd
Helena Springfield Ltd
Faisal Salman
Marwan Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed
Peter Goulandris
Sheikh Mohammed
George Strawbridge
HH Aga Khan IV
White Lodge Stud
Sheikh Mohammed
Time

1:37.83
1:38.83
1:38.81
1:36.27
1:35.39
1:35.67
1:38.79
1:38.79
2:09.72
2:05.94
2:02.38
2:02.84
2:04.91
2:05.60
2:09.61
2:08.01
2:03.47
2:03.05
2:05.79
2:05.44