Famous Horse Races

Sandown Mile

Sandown Racecourse
A Brief History Of Sandown Mile
The Sandown Mile is a Group 2 flat horse race for four-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 1 mile and 14 yards (1,622 metres) at Sandown Park racecourse in late April.

The race has had many different sponsors, the latest of which, since 2004, is Betfred. The "Betfred Mile" follows on from such previous incarnations as the "Trusthouse Forte Mile", the "Gardner Merchant Mile", the "KLM UK Mile", the "Masai Mile" and the "AtTheRaces Mile".
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Winner
Major Cadeaux
Jeremy
Rob Roy
Hurricane Alan
Hurricane Alan
Desert Deer
Swallow Flight
Nicobar
Indian Lodge
Handsome Ridge
Almushtarak
Wixim
Gabr
Missed Flight
Penny Drops
Alhijaz
Rudimentary
In the Groove
Markofdistinction
Reprimand
Soviet Star
Age
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4
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4
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Jockey
Richard Hughes
Frankie Dettori
Michael Kinane
Pat Dobbs
Pat Dobbs
Kevin Darley
Darryll Holland
Kieren Fallon
Michael Kinane
Frankie Dettori
Ray Cochrane
Pat Eddery
Willie Carson
George Duffield
David Harrison
Willie Carson
Steve Cauthen
Steve Cauthen
Frankie Dettori
Steve Cauthen
Cash Asmussen
Trainer
Richard Hannon
Sir Michael Stoute
Sir Michael Stoute
Richard Hannon
Richard Hannon
Mark Johnston
Geoff Wragg
Ian Balding
Amanda Perrett
John Gosden
Kamil Mahdi
Roger Charlton
Robert Armstrong
Chris Wall
Lord Huntingdon
John Dunlop
Henry Cecil
David Elsworth
Luca Cumani
Henry Cecil
André Fabre
Owner


Time
1:43.23
1:41.22
1:41.98
1:43.68
1:43.67
1:42.67
1:45.13
1:49.61
1:50.69
1:47.85
1:51.12
1:43.90
1:41.34
1:41.09
1:46.89
1:43.08
1:42.09
1:42.45
1:39.50
1:49.20
1:45.23