Challenge Stakes

The Challenge Stakes is a flat horse race for horses aged three and up to run in the United Kingdom. Every year in October, it is run over a course of 7 furlongs on the Rowley Mile in Newmarket.

Check out our guides to all the other Group 2 horse races.

Challenge Stakes Odds

Here are the latest odds for the Challenge Stakes in September 2022:

Challenge Stakes
  • Date: Friday 7th of October 2022
  • Time: 15:00
  • Details: 8 Runners
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Challenge Stakes Tips

Here are some tips for Challenge Stakes in September 2022:

  • 2 points to win for Sacred at odds of 7-4
  • 1 point each way for Mutasaabeq at odds of 10-3

Some of the horses in the Challenge Stakes will run in other events later in the year. Stay updated on the horses and place ante-post bets if you want to wager on them.

Challenge Stakes Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2012 Fulbright 3 Joe Fanning Mark Johnston
2013 Fiesolana 4 Billy Lee Willie McCreery
2014 Here Comes When 4 Jim Crowley Andrew Balding
2015 Cable Bay 4 Frankie Dettori Charlie Hills
2016 Aclaim 3 Frankie Dettori Martyn Meade
2017 Limato 5 Harry Bentley Henry Candy
2018 Limato 6 Harry Bentley Henry Candy
2019 Mustashry 6 Jim Crowley Michael Stoute
2020 Happy Power 4 Silvestre de Sousa Andrew Balding
2021 Al Suhail 4 William Buick Charlie Appleby

Challenge Stakes 2021 Result

Best Challenge Stakes Betting Sites

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Popular Questions

When is the Challenge Stakes?

The Challenge Stakes is on Friday 7th October at 3:00 pm.

The 15:00 race is held at Newmarket Racecourse.

How Can I Watch The Challenge Stakes Race?

The best places to watch the Challenge Stakes Race are:

If you are abroad and want to see the race take a look at our guide on what channel to watch the horse racing events.

What Are the Important Facts About The Challenge Stakes Race?

Here are interesting facts about The Challenge Stakes Race:

  • The Challenge Stakes is run at Newmarket Racecourse, England
  • The Challenge Stakes prize money is £120,000
  • The Challenge Stakes is for horses aged 2
  • The Challenge Stakes is a Group 2 horse race in Great Britain
  • The Challenge Stakes distance is 7 furlongs

Summary of Challenge Stakes

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