Famous Horse Races

Challenge Stakes

Newmarket Racecourse
A Brief History Of Challenge Stakes
The Challenge Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 7 furlongs (1,408 metres) at Newmarket Racecourse in October.
Year
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993
1992
1991
1990
1989
1988
Winner

Miss Lucifer
Sleeping Indian
Le Vie dei Colori
Firebreak
Just James
Nayyir
Munir
Last Resort
Susu
Decorated Hero
Kahal
Charnwood Forest
Harayir
Zieten
Catrail
Selkirk
Mystiko
Sally Rous
Distant Relative
Salse
Age

3
5
5
5
4
4
3
3
6
6
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
3
3
3
Jockey

Michael Hills
Jimmy Fortune
Gérald Mossé
Frankie Dettori
Pat Eddery
Eddie Ahern
Darryll Holland
Michael Hills
Kieren Fallon
Olivier Peslier
Frankie Dettori
Frankie Dettori
Willie Carson
Frankie Dettori
Michael Roberts
Ray Cochrane
Michael Roberts
Gary Carter
Michael Hills
Michael Roberts
Trainer

Barry Hills
John Gosden
Luca Cumani
Saeed bin Suroor
Jeremy Noseda
Gerard Butler
Barry Hills
Barry Hills
Sir Michael Stoute
John Gosden
Saeed bin Suroor
Saeed bin Suroor
Dick Hern
John Gosden
John Gosden
Ian Balding
Clive Brittain
Geoff Wragg
Barry Hills
Henry Cecil
Owner


Time

1:25.56
1:26.16
1:25.34
1:27.22
1:24.68
1:22.69
1:27.50
1:26.34
1:24.20
1:25.76
1:25.38
1:25.12
1:23.79
1:25.89
1:27.92
1:22.27
1:22.77
1:25.42
1:25.13
1:27.04