|Group 3 race|
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
|Distance||1m 2f 75y (2,080 m)|
|Qualification||Four-years-old and up|
|Weight||9 st 0 lb
3 lb for fillies and mares
7 lb for Group 1 winners *
5 lb for Group 2 winners *
3 lb for Group 3 winners *
* since August 31 last year
The Huxley Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to thoroughbreds aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 75 yards (2,080 metres) at Chester in May.
The event is named after Huxley, a village located to the east of Chester. It was established in 1999, and the first running was won by Chester House. It initially held Listed status, and was promoted to Group 3 level in 2005.
Most successful horse (3 wins):
- Maraahel – 2005, 2006, 2007
Leading jockey (4 wins):
- Richard Hills – Bandari (2004), Maraahel (2005, 2006, 2007)
Leading trainer (5 wins):
- Sir Michael Stoute – Adilabad (2001), Maraahel (2005, 2006, 2007), Doctor Fremantle (2009)
|1999||Chester House||4||Kieren Fallon||Henry Cecil||2:11.79|
|2000||Sossus Vlei||4||Michael Roberts||Geoff Wragg||2:11.95|
|2001||Adilabad||4||Kieren Fallon||Sir Michael Stoute||2:10.32|
|2002||Freefourinternet||4||Pat Eddery||Brian Meehan||2:09.69|
|2003||Parasol||4||Frankie Dettori||David Loder||2:10.66|
|2004||Bandari||5||Richard Hills||Mark Johnston||2:14.40|
|2005||Maraahel||4||Richard Hills||Sir Michael Stoute||2:13.29|
|2006||Maraahel||5||Richard Hills||Sir Michael Stoute||2:07.92|
|2007||Maraahel||6||Richard Hills||Sir Michael Stoute||2:08.88|
|2008||Championship Point||5||Darryll Holland||Mick Channon||2:11.21|
|2009||Doctor Fremantle||4||Ryan Moore||Sir Michael Stoute||2:10.04|
|2010||Debussy||4||William Buick||John Gosden||2:12.38|
|2011||Await the Dawn||4||Ryan Moore||Aidan O'Brien||2:08.54|
|2012||Marcret||5||Ryan Moore||Marco Botti||2:19.30|
|2013||Danadana||5||Kieren Fallon||Luca Cumani||2:11.61|
- Weatherby, Edward; Weatherby, James (1825). Racing Calendar for 1824. London: C. H. Reynell. pp. 25–26.
- Racing Post:
- galopp-sieger.de – Huxley Stakes.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Huxley Stakes (2012).
- pedigreequery.com – Huxley Stakes – Chester.