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The Brontë Cup Fillies' Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to fillies and mares aged four years or older. It is run at York over a distance of 1 mile, 5 furlongs and 188 yards (2,787 metres), and is scheduled to take place each year in late May.

Brontë Cup
Group 3 race
LocationYork Racecourse
York, England
Inaugurated2018
Race typeFlat / Thoroughbred
WebsiteYork
Race information
Distance1m 5f 188y (2,787m)
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationFour-years-old and up
fillies & mares
Purse£90,000 (2018)
Bronte Cup Fillies' Stakes
2018
Black and white (halved), sleeves reversed, red cap Dark blue, white cross belts and armlets, quartered cap White, black seams, white sleeves, black stars, white cap, black star
Precious Ramotswe Do Re Mi Fa Sol Cribbs Causeway
 

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HistoryEdit

The Brontë Cup was introduced in 2018 as part of the European Pattern Committee's commitment to improving the race programme for stayers in Europe.[1]

The race is named in honour of the Brontë sisters.[2]

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer Time
2018 Precious Ramotswe 4 Robert Havlin John Gosden 3:05.63

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "European Pattern Committee announces changes to the 2018 European Programme of Black Type Races". British Horseracing Authority. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. ^ "York celebrates latest upgrades to its race programme". York Racecourse. Retrieved 1 April 2018.