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The Queen Anne Stakes

Race Name Grade Track
Queen Anne Stakes 1 Ascot Racecourse Queen Anne Stakes

Queen Anne Stakes

The Queen Anne Stakes is a flat, Group 1 horse race. It takes place in the UK, open to 4-year-old and above thoroughbreds. The race is run over a mile (8 furlongs) and is held at Ascot Racecourse annually in June on the first day of the Royal Ascot festival.

The race first took place in 1840, then known as the Trial Stakes. In 1930 the name was changed to The Queen Anne Stakes in honor of Queen Anne who founded Ascot racecourse nearly three hundred years ago. 2003 saw the race upgraded to Group 1 status after it initially started out as a Group 3 event.

Queen Anne Stakes Racecourse


Ascot Racecourse hosts 9 of the 31 Group 1 races in the UK and it is probably the foremost track in England. The flat racetrack is a right-handed turn that is 3000m or 15 furlongs in circumference. The National Hunt course is renowned as a gruelling test for jumpers with a 73 foot climb from Swinley Bottom to the Winning Post, which is the highest point of the course.

Ascot Racecourse
This first race comprised three separate 6437 meter heats.

Queen Anne Stakes - Past Winners

2002 No Excuse Needed
2003 Dubai Destination
2004 Refuse To Bend
2005 Valixir
2006 Ad Valorem

The Queen Anne Stakes - Betting

The Queen Anne Stakes

The Queen Anne Stakes

Other Articles:
  • Irish Champion Stakes
  • The Golden Jubilee Stakes
  • The Coronation Stakes
  • The Prince of Wales's Stakes
  • The Queen Elizabeth II Stakes
  • King George VI Chase
  • The Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • The Grand National

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