Famous Horse Races

Geoffrey Freer Stakes

Newbury Racecourse
A Brief History Of Geoffrey Freer Stakes
The Geoffrey Freer Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbreds run over a distance of 1 mile 5 furlongs and 61 yards (2,671 metres) at Newbury Racecourse in August.

It was first run in 1949 as the Oxfordshire Stakes and was re-named in 1969 in memory of Geoffrey Freer, a manager of Newbury Racecourse. The race was downgraded to Group 3 status in 2006, having previously been a Group 2
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Winner

Papal Bull
Admiral's Cruise
Lochbuie
Mubtaker
Mubtaker
Mubtaker
Mr Combustible
Murghem
Silver Patriarch
Multicoloured
Dushyantor
Phantom Gold
Presenting
Red Route
Azzilfi
Shambo
Drum Taps
Charmer
Ibn Bey
Top Class
Age

4
4
4
7
6
5
3
5
5
5
4
4
3
3
3
5
5
5
5
3
Jockey

Ryan Moore
Ryan Moore
John Egan
Richard Hills
Richard Hills
Richard Hills
Michael Hills
Darryll Holland
Pat Eddery
Willie Ryan
Kieren Fallon
Frankie Dettori
John Reid
Willie Ryan
Willie Carson
Michael Roberts
Frankie Dettori
Frankie Dettori
Richard Quinn
Michael Roberts
Trainer

Sir Michael Stoute
Brian Meehan
Geoff Wragg
Marcus Tregoning
Marcus Tregoning
Marcus Tregoning
Barry Hills
Mark Johnston
John Dunlop
Sir Michael Stoute
Henry Cecil
Lord Huntingdon
John Gosden
Henry Cecil
John Dunlop
Clive Brittain
Lord Huntingdon
Clive Brittain
Paul Cole
Clive Brittain
Owner
Time

2:53.89
2:52.42
2:51.97
2:50.69
2:47.76
2:45.46
2:46.36
2:50.24
2:50.62
2:49.61
2:55.33
2:46.18
2:47.43
2:50.38
2:56.75
3:01.98
2:45.16
2:55.24
2:50.62
2:54.57