Mercury Stakes

Irish thoroughbreds two years of age or older may compete in the Group 3 Mercury Stakes, a flat horse race. It is scheduled to be run at Dundalk over a distance of 5 furlongs (1,006 metres) in the month of October each year.

Mercury Stakes 2022 Odds

The Mercury Stakes odds are listed below:

These odds have not yet been released.

Mercury Stakes 2022 Tips

The Mercury Stakes tips are below:

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

Many Mercury Stakes 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.

Mercury Stakes Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2013 Timeless Call 5 Pat Smullen Reginald Roberts
2014 Sir Maximilian 5 Stevie Donohoe Ian Williams
2015 Take Cover 8 Fran Berry David Griffiths
2016 Caspian Prince 7 Declan McDonogh Roger Fell
2017 Take Cover 10 David Allan David Griffiths
2018 Hit The Bid 4 Chris Hayes Darren Bunyan
2019 Dr Simpson 2 Rory Cleary Tom Dascombe
2020 Urban Beat 5 Ben Coen Johnny Murtagh
2021 The Highway Rat 3 Ronan Whelan Andy Oliver

Mercury Stakes 2021 Result

Popular Questions

When is the Mercury Stakes?

The Mercury Stakes takes place on Friday 21st October at 7:30 pm.

The 19:30 race is held at Dundalk Racecourse.

What are important facts about the Mercury Stakes?

Here are some important facts about the Mercury Stakes:

  • The Mercury Stakes is run at Dundalk Racecourse, Ireland
  • The Mercury Stakes is for horses aged 2 and older
  • The Mercury Stakes is a Group 3 horse race in Ireland
  • The Mercury Stakes distance is 5 furlongs


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