Group 3 Horse Races

Group 3 races are fiercely run horse racing events by some of the best racehorses in the world.

Group 3 horse races are two tiers off the highest-rated horse racing events. The group three horse racing events are a test of class with all thoroughbreds running off level weights unless receiving weight allowance for a 3yo racing against older horses or carrying a penalty for previous success.

The trainers and top-rated horse racing jockeys fight out in group three races throughout the year in the UK.

In our group three horse racing guide, we will list everything you need to know about the biggest and best group 3 horse races.

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What does Group 3 mean in horse racing?

The term Group 3 in horse racing is used for the third-highest tier of horse races in the world.

While they are not considered as important as the Group 1 or Group 2 races, Group 3 races are also rated as top-class events.

The best horse racing thoroughbreds need to achieve an official rating of 105 plus to compete in the quality group three races.

International contenders compete in the competitive UK group three races to try and get their black-type status.

All Group Three Horse Races

Here is a list of all the group 3 races in the UK:

Race Name Racecourse Distance Age/Sex Month
Winter Derby Lingfield 1m 2f 4yo+ February
Earl of Sefton Stakes Newmarket 1m 1f 4yo+ April
Nell Gwyn Stakes Newmarket 7f 3yo f April
Abernant Stakes Newmarket 6f 3yo+ April
Craven Stakes Newmarket 1m 3yo c&g April
John Porter Stakes Newbury 1m 4f 4yo+ April
Fred Darling Stakes Newbury 7f 3yo f April
Greenham Stakes Newbury 7f 3yo c&g April
Gordon Richard Sandown 1m 1f 209y 4yo+ April
Sandown Classic Trial Sandown 1m 1f 209y 3yo April
Sagaro Stakes Ascot 1m 7f 209y 4yo+ May
Pavilion Stakes Ascot 6f 3yo May
Palace House Stakes Newmarket 5f 3yo+ May
Chester Vase Chester 1m 4f 63y 3yo c&g May
Ormonde Stakes Chester 1m 5f 84y 4yo+ May
Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes Lingfield 7f 3yo+ f May
Musidora Stakes York 1m 2f 56y 3yo f May
Aston Park Stakes Newbury 1m 4f 4yo+ May
Brontë Cup York 1m 5f 188y 4yo+ f May
Henry II Stakes Sandown 2m 50y 4yo+ May
Brigadier Gerard Stakes Sandown 1m 1f 190y 4yo+ May
Pinnacle Stakes Haydock 1m 3f 175y 4yo+ f May
John of Gaunt Stakes Haydock 7f 37y 4yo+ May
Princess Elizabeth Stakes Epsom 1m 113y 3yo+ f May
Diomed Stakes Epsom 1m 113y 3yo+ May
Hampton Court Stakes Ascot 1m 1f 212y 3yo June
Albany Stakes Ascot 6f 2yo f June
Jersey Stakes Ascot 7f 3yo June
Hoppings Stakes Newcastle 1m 2f 42y 3yo+ f June
Chipchase Stakes Newcastle 6f 3yo+ June
Criterion Stakes Newmarket 7f 3yo+ June
Sprint Stakes Sandown 5f 10y 3yo+ July
Bahrain Trophy Newmarket 1m 5f 3yo July
Summer Stakes York 6f 3yo+ f July
John Smith’s Silver Cup Stakes York 1m 5f 188y 4yo+ July
Hackwood Stakes Newbury 6f 3yo+ July
Princess Margaret Stakes Ascot 6f 2yo f July
Valiant Stakes Ascot 7f 213y 3yo+ f July
Molecomb Stakes Goodwood 5f 2yo July
Gordon Stakes Goodwood 1m 3f 218y 3yo July
Oak Tree Stakes Goodwood 7f 3yo+ f July
Thoroughbred Stakes Goodwood 1m 3yo July
Glorious Stakes Goodwood 1m 3f 218y 4yo+ July
Rose of Lancaster Stakes Haydock 1m 2f 100y 3yo+ August
Sweet Solera Stakes Newmarket 7f 2yo f August
Sovereign Stakes Salisbury 1m 3yo+ c&g August
Geoffrey Freer Stakes Newbury 1m 5f 61y 3yo+ August
Acomb Stakes York 7f 2yo August
Strensall Stakes York 1m 208y 3yo+ August
Prestige Stakes Goodwood 7f 2yo f August
March Stakes Goodwood 1m 6f 3yo August
Winter Hill Stakes Windsor 1m 2f 7y 3yo+ August
Supreme Stakes Goodwood 7f 3yo+ August
Solario Stakes Sandown 7f 2yo September
Atalanta Stakes Sandown 1m 3yo+ f September
Dick Poole Fillies’ Stakes Salisbury 6f 2yo f September
September Stakes Kempton 1m 3f 219y 3yo+ September
Superior Mile Haydock 1m 37y 3yo+ September
Sirenia Stakes Kempton 6f 2yo September
Sceptre Stakes Doncaster 7f 6y 3yo+ f September
Legacy Cup Newbury 1m 3f 5y 3yo+ September
Firth of Clyde Stakes Ayr 6f 2yo f September
World Trophy Newbury 5f 34y 3yo+ September
Somerville Tattersall Stakes Newmarket 7f 2yo c&g September
Princess Royal Stakes Newmarket 1m 4f 3yo+ f September
Cumberland Lodge Stakes Ascot 1m 3f 211y 3yo+ October
Bengough Stakes Ascot 6f 3yo+ October
Cornwallis Stakes Newmarket 5f 2yo October
Oh So Sharp Stakes Newmarket 7f 2yo f September
Pride Stakes Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo+ f October
Autumn Stakes Newmarket 1m 2yo October
Zetland Stakes Newmarket 1m 2f 2yo October
Darley Stakes Newmarket 1m 1f 3yo+ October
Horris Hill Stakes Newbury 7f 2yo c&g October
St. Simon Stakes Newbury 1m 4f 3yo+ October

Guide To All UK Group Three Horse Races

Here is a guide to all the Group Three Races in the UK:

Winter Derby

The Winter Derby is a Group Three horse race run at Lingfield Racecourse over a 1-mile 2 furlongs distance taking place at the start of the Flat season in February. The race is open to horses aged four years old and older and attracts a competitive field looking to win the first major Group Three prize.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Winter Derby Group 3 racing event.

Earl of Sefton Stakes

The Earl of Sefton Stakes is a Group 3 flat event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged four and over. In mid-April, it is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile and 1 furlong.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Earl of Sefton Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Nell Gwyn Stakes

The Nell Gwyn Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse competition for three-year-old fillies. In mid-April, it is run over a distance of 7 furlongs on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Nell Gwyn Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Abernant Stakes

The Abernant Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event taking place in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. In mid-April, it is run over a distance of 6 furlongs on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Abernant Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Craven Stakes

The Craven Stakes is a three-year-old colts and geldings-only Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom. In mid-April, it is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of one mile.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Craven Stakes Group 3 racing event.

John Porter Stakes

The John Porter Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse racing fixture in the United Kingdom for horses aged four and up. In April, it is run over a distance of 1 mile and 4 furlongs at Newbury.

For more information, check out our full guide to the John Porter Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Fred Darling Stakes

The Fred Darling Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse event for three-year-old fillies. In April, it is run over a distance of 7 furlongs at Newbury.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Fred Darling Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Greenham Stakes

The Greenham Stakes is a three-year-old colt and geldings-only Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom. In April, it is run over a distance of 7 furlongs at Newbury.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Greenham Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Gordon Richards Stakes

The Gordon Richards Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged four and above. In late April, it is run over a distance of 1 mile, 1 furlong, and 209 yards at Sandown Park.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Gordon Richards Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Sandown Classic Trial

The Sandown Classic Trial is a three-year-old flat race in Great Britain. In late April, it is run over a distance of 1 mile, 1 furlong, and 209 yards at Sandown Park.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sandown Classic Trial Group 3 racing event.

Sagaro Stakes

The Sagaro Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring United Kingdom horses aged four and up. It takes place at Ascot in late April or early May over a distance of 1 mile 7 furlongs and 209 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sagaro Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Pavilion Stakes

The Pavilion Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse fixture occurring in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. It is held every year in late April or early May at Ascot over a distance of 6 furlongs. The race was first held in 1999, and in 2015 it was upgraded to Group 3 level.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Pavilion Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Palace House Stakes

The Palace House Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. It takes place on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket in late April or early May over a distance of 5 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Palace House Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Chester Vase

The Chester Vase is a three-year-old colts and geldings-only Group 3 flat horse event held in Great Britain. In May, it is run at Chester over a distance of 1 mile, 4 furlongs, and 63 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Chester Vase Group 3 racing event.

Ormonde Stakes

The Ormonde Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged four and over. In May, it is run at Chester over a distance of 1 mile, 5 furlongs, and 84 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Ormonde Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes

The Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse fixture held in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged three and up. In May, it is run over a 7-furlong distance at Lingfield Park.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Musidora Stakes

The Musidora Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse event for three-year-old fillies. It is run at York in May over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs, and 56 yards (2,063 metres).

For more information, check out our full guide to the Musidora Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Aston Park Stakes

The Aston Park Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring in the United Kingdom for horses aged four and over. It is run over a distance of 1 mile and 4 furlongs at Newbury. It was previously run over a distance of 1 mile 5 furlongs and 61 yards, and it is now held every year in May.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Aston Park Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Brontë Cup

The Bront Cup Fillies’ Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse conference organized in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged four and up. It is held every year in late May and is run over a distance of 1 mile, 5 furlongs, and 188 yards at York.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Bront Cup Fillies’ Group 3 racing event.

Henry II Stakes

The Henry II Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse contest held in the U.k for horses aged four and up. It is contested every year in late May in Sandown Park over a distance of 2 miles and 50 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Henry II Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Brigadier Gerard Stakes

The Brigadier Gerard Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race running in the U.k. Horses must be four years old or older to compete. It takes place at Sandown Park over a distance of 1 mile 1 furlong and 209 yards, and it takes place every year in late May or early June.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Brigadier Gerard Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Pinnacle Stakes

The Pinnacle Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race contested in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged four and higher. It takes held every year in late May or early June at Haydock Park over a course of one mile, three furlongs, and 175 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Pinnacle Stakes Group 3 racing event.

John of Gaunt Stakes

The John of Gaunt Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring in the United Kingdom for horses aged four and higher. It takes place at Haydock Park over a distance of 7 furlongs and 37 yards and is held every year in late May or early June.

For more information, check out our full guide to the John of Gaunt Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Princess Elizabeth Stakes

The Princess Elizabeth Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race running in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged three and up. It is held at Epsom Downs over a distance of 1 mile and 113 yards and takes place in early June each year.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Princess Elizabeth Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Diomed Stakes

The Diomed Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom that is open to horses aged three and up. It takes place each year in late May or early June at Epsom Downs over a distance of 1 mile and 113 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Diomed Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Hampton Court Stakes

The Hampton Court Stakes is a three-year-old flat horse event held in the United Kingdom. It is held every year in June at Ascot over a distance of 1 mile 1 furlong and 212 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Hampton Court Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Albany Stakes

The Albany Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse contest for two-year-old fillies. It takes place every year in June at Ascot over a distance of 6 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Albany Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Jersey Stakes

The Jersey Stakes is a three-year-old flat horse competition featuring in the United Kingdom. It takes place every year in June at Ascot over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Jersey Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Hoppings Stakes

The Hoppings Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring in the United Kingdom for mares and fillies aged three and up. It is held each year in late June at Newcastle over a distance of 1 mile 2 furlongs and 42 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Hoppings Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Chipchase Stakes

The Chipchase Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. It takes place every year in late June or early July and is run over a distance of 6 furlongs at Newcastle.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Chipchase Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Criterion Stakes

The Criterion Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event taking place in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. It is held on the July Course at Newmarket over a distance of 7 furlongs and is held every year in late June or early July.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Criterion Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Sprint Stakes

The Sprint Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event taking place in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. It takes place at Sandown Park over a distance of 5 furlongs and 10 yards, and it takes place every year in early July.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sprint Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Bahrain Trophy

The Bahrain Trophy is a three-year-old flat horse race raced in the U.k. It takes place on the July Course at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile and 5 furlongs and is held every year in July.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Bahrain Trophy Group 3 racing event.

Summer Stakes

The Summer Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged three and up. It takes place every year in July in York over a course of 6 furlongs. The tournament began in 1996 and was initially classified as a Listed event.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Summer Stakes Group 3 racing event.

John Smith’s Silver Cup Stakes

The John Smith’s Silver Cup Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom that is open to horses aged four and up. The race takes place every year in July at York over a distance of 1 mile 5 furlongs and 188 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the John Smith’s Silver Cup Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Hackwood Stakes

The Hackwood Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for thoroughbreds aged three and higher. It takes place every year in July at Newbury over a distance of 6 furlongs. The event was raised to Group 3 classification in 2006, after previously being classified as Listed.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Hackwood Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Princess Margaret Stakes

The Princess Margaret Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event for two-year-old fillies held in Great Britain. Every year in July, it is held at Ascot over a course of six furlongs. Princess Margaret, King George VI’s younger daughter, is commemorated in this occasion.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Princess Margaret Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Valiant Stakes

The Valiant Stakes is a Group flat horse race held in the U.k that is open to mares and fillies aged three and up. It is held every year in July at Ascot and is run over a distance of 7 furlongs and 213 yards. The Bonusprint Fillies’ Conditions Stakes was the inaugural race in 1998.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Valiant Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Molecomb Stakes

The Molecomb Stakes is a two-year-old flat horse competition in Great Britain. It takes place every year in late July or early August at Goodwood over a 5-furlong distance.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Molecomb Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Gordon Stakes

The Gordon Stakes is a three-year-old flat horse event in the United Kingdom. It takes held each year in late July or early August at Goodwood over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 218 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Gordon Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Oak Tree Stakes

The Oak Tree Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom that is open to fillies and mares aged three and up. It takes place every year in late July or early August at Goodwood over a distance of seven furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Oak Tree Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Thoroughbred Stakes

The Thoroughbred Stakes is a three-year-old flat horse event in the United Kingdom. It takes held every year in late July or early August at Goodwood over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres).

For more information, check out our full guide to the Thoroughbred Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Glorious Stakes

The Glorious Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom that is open to horses aged four and up. It takes held each year in late July or early August at Goodwood over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 218 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Glorious Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Rose of Lancaster Stakes

The Rose of Lancaster Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. It is held every year in early August at Haydock Park over a course of one mile, two furlongs, and one hundred yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Rose of Lancaster Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Sweet Solera Stakes

The Sweet Solera Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse event for two-year-old fillies. It is held every year in August on the July Course at Newmarket over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sweet Solera Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Sovereign Stakes

The Sovereign Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for three-year-old colts and geldings. It takes place every year in August at Salisbury over a distance of one mile.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sovereign Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Geoffrey Freer Stakes

The Geoffrey Freer Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the Uk for horses aged three and higher. It is held every year in August at Newbury over a distance of 1 mile, 5 furlongs, and 61 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Geoffrey Freer Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Acomb Stakes

The Acomb Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to two-year-old horses. It is run at York over a distance of 7 furlongs, and it is scheduled to take place each year in August. The event is named after Acomb, an area of York located to the north-west of the racecourse.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Acomb Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Strensall Stakes

The Strensall Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. It is held every year in August at York over a distance of 1 mile and 177 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Strensall Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Prestige Stakes

The Prestige Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse event for two-year-old fillies. It is held every year in late August at Goodwood over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Prestige Stakes Group 3 racing event.

March Stakes

The March Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for three-year-old horses. It is held at Goodwood over a distance of 1 mile and 6 furlongs and takes place in late August each year.

For more information, check out our full guide to the March Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Winter Hill Stakes

The Winter Hill Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. It is held every year in August at Windsor over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs. For a time, the event was classified as Listed.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Winter Hill Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Supreme Stakes

The Supreme Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. It is held at Goodwood over a distance of 7 furlongs and takes place every year in late August or early September.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Supreme Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Solario Stakes

The Solario Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for two-year-olds. It takes held every year in late August or early September at Sandown Park over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Solario Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Atalanta Stakes

The Atalanta Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race running in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged three and up. It is held every year in late August or early September at Sandown Park over a distance of one mile. Previously, the race was classified as Listed.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Atalanta Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Dick Poole Fillies Stakes

The Dick Poole Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse event for two-year-old fillies. It is held every year in September at Salisbury over a distance of 6 furlongs. It was previously competed at the Listed level before being elevated to Group 3 classification in 2014.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Dick Poole Stakes Group 3 racing event.

September Stakes

The September Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the Uk for horses aged three and over. It takes place at Kempton Park over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 219 yards, and it is held every year in early September.

For more information, check out our full guide to the September Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Superior Mile

The Superior Mile is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. In early September, it is run over a distance of 1 mile and 37 yards at Haydock Park.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Superior Mile Group 3 racing event.

Sirenia Stakes

The Sirenia Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for two-year-olds. It is held at Kempton Park over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres) and is held every year in early September.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sirenia Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Sceptre Stakes

The Sceptre Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged three and up. It is held every year in September at Doncaster over a distance of 7 furlongs and 6 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Sceptre Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Legacy Cup

The Legacy Cup is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and higher. It is held each year in September at Newbury over a distance of 1 mile and 3 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Legacy Cup Group 3 racing event.

Firth of Clyde Stakes

The Firth of Clyde Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event for two-year-old fillies held in Great Britain. It takes place every year in September at Ayr over a distance of 6 furlongs. The Firth of Clyde, a body of water off the coast of Ayr, provides the inspiration for the event.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Firth of Clyde Stakes Group 3 racing event.

World Trophy

The World Trophy is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and up. It is held each year in September at Newbury over a course of 5 furlongs and 34 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the World Trophy Group 3 racing event.

Somerville Tattersall Stakes

The Tattersalls Stakes, sometimes known as the Somerville Tattersall Stakes, is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for two-year-old colts and geldings. It is held every year in late September on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Tattersalls Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Princess Royal Stakes

The Princess Royal Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for fillies and mares aged three and up. In September, it is run over a course of 1 mile and 4 furlongs at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Princess Royal Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Cumberland Lodge Stakes

The Cumberland Lodge Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse competition featuring in the Uk that is open to horses aged three and up. It takes held every year in early October at Ascot over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 211 yards.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Cumberland Lodge Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Bengough Stakes

The Bengough Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. It is held every year in early October at Ascot over a distance of 6 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Bengough Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Cornwallis Stakes

The Cornwallis Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for two-year-olds. It takes place every year in October at Newmarket over a distance of 5 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Cornwallis Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Oh So Sharp Stakes

The Oh So Sharp Stakes is a British Group 3 flat horse event for two-year-old fillies. It is held every year in October on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Oh So Sharp Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Pride Stakes

The Pride Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom that is available to mares and fillies aged three and up. It takes place every year in October at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Pride Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Autumn Stakes

The Autumn Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom for two-year-olds. It is held every year in October on the Rowley Mile in Newmarket over a distance of one mile.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Autumn Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Zetland Stakes

The Zetland Stakes is a two-year-old flat horse event in Great Britain. It takes held every year in October on the Rowley Mile in Newmarket over a distance of one mile and two furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Zetland Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Darley Stakes

The Darley Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the United Kingdom for horses aged three and over. It is held every year in October on the Rowley Mile in Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile and 1 furlong.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Darley Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Horris Hill Stakes

The Horris Hill Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race held in the United Kingdom that is open to two-year-old thoroughbred colts and geldings. It takes place every year in October at Newbury over a distance of 7 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the Darley Stakes Group 3 racing event.

St. Simon Stakes

The St. Simon Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse event held in the Uk for thoroughbreds aged three and higher. It is run each year in October at Newbury over a distance of 1 mile and 4 furlongs.

For more information, check out our full guide to the St. Simon Stakes Group 3 racing event.

Summary

The group 3 flat races are run over various distances varying from 5 furlongs up to 2-mile events.

Punters enjoy placing bets on the Group Three events because it is some of the highest-rated racehorses in the world battling it out.

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