Famous Horse Races

Hardwicke Stakes

Ascot Racecourse
A Brief History Of Hardwicke Stakes
The Hardwicke Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race for four-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs (2,414 metres) at Ascot Racecourse during the Royal Ascot meeting in June.

First run in 1879 the race was named after Charles Philip Yorke, 5th Earl of Hardwicke.
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Winner

Maraahel
Maraahel
Bandari
Doyen
Indian Creek
Zindabad
Sandmason
Fruits of Love
Fruits of Love
Posidonas
Predappio
Oscar Schindler
Beauchamp Hero
Bobzao
Jeune
Rock Hopper
Rock Hopper
Assatis
Assatis
Almaarad
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5
6
4
5
6
4
5
4
6
4
4
5
5
4
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5
Jockey

Richard Hills
Richard Hills
Willie Supple
Frankie Dettori
Richard Quinn
Kevin Darley
Willie Ryan
Olivier Peslier
Olivier Peslier
Pat Eddery
Gary Stevens
Michael Kinane
John Reid
John Reid
Ray Cochrane
Pat Eddery
Pat Eddery
Ray Cochrane
Pat Eddery
Willie Carson
Trainer

Sir Michael Stoute
Sir Michael Stoute
Mark Johnston
Saeed bin Suroor
David Elsworth
Mark Johnston
Henry Cecil
Mark Johnston
Mark Johnston
Paul Cole
Saeed bin Suroor
Kevin Prendergast
John Dunlop
Terry Mills
Geoff Wragg
Michael Stoute
Michael Stoute
Guy Harwood
Guy Harwood
John Dunlop
Owner


Time

2:35.47
2:29.25
2:26.28
2:26.53
2:27.24
2:31.18
2:29.59
2:31.10
2:28.70
2:34.79
2:32.14
2:27.84
2:29.22
2:27.36
2:39.43
2:29.19
2:30.20
2:32.53
2:29.04
2:30.30