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Juddmonte Irish Oaks Festival

Juddmonte Irish Oaks Festival

Juddmonte Irish Oaks SATURDAY 17TH - SUNDAY 18TH JULY 2021

The Juddmonte Irish Oaks was inaugurated in 1895 and it was run over a mile until 1915 at which point it settled at its current distance  English trained fillies have an especially strong record in the Irish Oaks and have been victorious on 49 occasions. The first horse to complete the Epsom-Irish Oaks double was Masaka in 1948. A total of 14 fillies have won both races and they are as follows:

1948 Masaka 1971 Altesse Royale 1975 Juliet Marney 1978 Fair Salinia 1981 Blue Wind 1987 Unite 1988 Diminuendo* (dead heated with Melodist) 1992 User Friendly 1999 Ramruma 2004 Ouija Board  2006 Alexandrova  2009 Sariska  2010 Snow Fairy  2017 Enable


LEADING RIDER (since 1999)

FRANKIE DETTORI with 5 wins: Lailani (2001), Vitnage Tipple (2003), Blue Bunting (2011) & Enable (2017)  Star Catcher (2019) 

LEADING TRAINER (since 1999)

AIDAN O’BRIEN with 5 wins: Alexandrova (2006), Peeping Fawn (2007), Moonstone (2008), Bracelet (2014) & Seventh Heaven (2016) 

2020 Highlights of the Juddmonte Irish Oaks

2020 Winner  - Juddmonte Irish Oaks, Group 1

Horse - Even So

Owner - Mrs John Magnier

Trainer - G M Lyons

Jockey - C T Keane

2020 Winner - Kilboy Estate Stakes, Group 2

Horse - Lemista

Owner - Peter M Brant

Trained - G M Lyons

Jockey - C T Keane

The Irish Oaks was inaugurated in 1895 and it was run over a mile until 1915 at which point it settled at its current distance. English trained fillies have an especially strong record in the Irish Oaks and have been victorious on 49 occasions. The first horse to complete the Epsom-Irish Oaks double was Masaka in 1948.

A total of 14 fillies have won both races and they are as follows:
1948 Masaka 1971 Altesse Royale 1975 Juliet Marney
1978 Fair Salinia 1981 Blue Wind 1987 Unite
1988 Diminuendo* (dead heated with Melodist) 1992 User Friendly
1999 Ramruma 2004 Ouija Board 2006 Alexandrova
2009 Sariska 2010 Snow Fairy 2017 Enable

LEADING RIDER (since 1999)
FRANKIE DETTORI with 5 wins: Lailani (2001), Vitnage Tipple
(2003), Blue Bunting (2011) & Enable (2017). Star Catcher (2019).

LEADING TRAINER (since 1999)
AIDAN O’BRIEN with 5 wins: Alexandrova (2006), Peeping Fawn
(2007), Moonstone (2008), Bracelet (2014) & Seventh Heaven (2016)

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