Cammidge Trophy

The Cammidge Trophy is a listed race for three-year-olds and upwards over six furlongs at Doncaster.

It takes place at the season’s opening flat race meeting at Doncaster in late March or early April.

Notable past winners include Silver Fling (1989), La Cucaracha (2005), Les Arcs (2006) and Prime Defender (2009).

Find out more about the Cammidge Trophy:

Cammidge Trophy

Race Overview – The Cammudge Trophy

Horses must be three years old or older to compete in the Cammidge Trophy, a Listed flat horse race.

The Cammidge Trophy takes place on Saturday 1st April 2023.

It is planned to take place every year in late March or early April at Doncaster Racecourse over a distance of 6 furlongs and 2 yards (1,209 metres).

It takes place at the same race meeting as the Lincoln Handicap on the first day of the British flat racing turf season.

Cammidge Trophy 2023 Odds

The Cammidge Trophy odds are listed below:

The odds for this race have not yet been released.

Cammidge Trophy Tips

The Cammidge Trophy tips are below:

  • 2 points to win for TBC at odds of TBC
  • 1 point each way for TBC at odds of TBC

Many Cammidge Trophy horses will race in more races throughout the years. Stay updated on the horses and place ante-post bets if you want to wager on them.

Check out our Doncaster horse racing betting tips page if you are looking for more racing tips for events at Doncaster.

Cammidge Trophy Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2013 Jack Dexter 4 Graham Lee Jim Goldie
2014 Dinkum Diamond 6 Oisin Murphy Henry Candy
2015 Naadirr 4 Martin Harley Marco Botti
2016 Mobsta 4 Silvestre de Sousa Mick Channon
2017 Tupi 5 Ryan Moore Richard Hannon Jr.
2018 Perfect Pasture 8 David Allan Michael Easterby
2019 Invincible Army 4 P. J. McDonald James Tate
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2021 Royal Commando 4 Kieran Shoemark Charles Hills
2022 Volatile Analyst 5 Callum Rodriguez Keith Dalgleish

Cammidge Trophy Previous Result

Famous Cammidge Trophy Winners

The Cammidge Trophy is the first opportunity for high-class sprinters to return to action on turf at the Doncaster Lincoln meeting.

Silver Fling won it for Ian Balding and John Matthias in 1989. She followed up in the Palace House Stakes at Newmarket and finished runner-up in the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes at York. She ended her racing career with victory in the Prix de l’Abbaye at Longchamp.

2005 winner La Cucaracha was owned by Guy Reed and trained by Barry Hills in Lambourn. She went on to win the Ballyogan Stakes, the Nunthorpe Stakes and the 2006 King George Stakes. The race was moved to Redcar in 2006 while Doncaster was temporarily closed for redevelopment. Victory went to Les Arcs, trained by Tim Pitt and ridden by Neil Callan.

Les Arcs sprang a 33-1 surprise in the Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, just four days after finishing down the field in the King’s Stand Stakes. Most observers regarded it is a fluke result but he once again belied his odds to win the July Cup at Newmarket, this time starting at 10-1. 2009 winner Prime Defender was another high-class winner from the Barry Hills yard, winning the Duke Of York Stakes in 2010.

Key Cammidge Trophy Trials

The Cammidge Trophy attracts horses who have excelled in handicap company and are now ready to step up in class.

Former winners of the Ayr Gold Cup, Portland Handicap and Stewards’ Cup have all run here in the past.

The next target for the winner is often the Palace House Stakes at Newmarket’s Craven meeting.

Cammidge Trophy Betting Trends

The last outright favourite to win the Cammidge Trophy was Jack Dexter in 2013, returned 15-8. Perfect Pasture (2018) won as the 4-1 joint-favourite but they were the only successful market leaders in the past ten seasons.

The longest-priced winners were Dinkum Diamond (2014) and Volatile Analyst (2022) at 12-1. Mobsta (2016) won at 8-1, Royal Commando (2021) returned at 15-2 and Tupi (2017) won at 7-1.

The last ten winners were rated 108 and 116 (Invincible Army 2019). Four and five-year-olds have the best recent record.

Cammidge Trophy – Top Trainers and Jockeys

The last sixteen renewals of the Cammidge Trophy have all gone to different trainers.

Barry Hills won it three times with Royal Applause (1997), La Cucaracha (2005) and Prime Defender (2009). His son Charles won it in 2021 with Royal Commando.

It is a similar story for the jockeys with fifteen different riders winning it since 2007. Neil Callan was the most recent rider to win it twice; Le Arcs (2006) and The Cheka (2012).

Betting on the Cammidge Trophy

The Cammidge Trophy has proved quite tricky for punters in recent seasons. It usually goes to a sprinter with form at a higher level earlier in their career so official ratings could help to solve the puzzle.

Summary of the Cammidge Trophy

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