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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
Race typeFlat / Thoroughbred
SponsorWilliam Hill
Race information
Distance1m 5f 188y (2,787m)
QualificationFour-years-old and up
fillies & mares
Purse£90,000 (2018)
Bronte Cup Fillies' Stakes
Dark blue, large yellow spots Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap Royal blue, light green epaulets
Dramatic Queen Enbihaar Bayshore Freeway



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]


Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer Time
2018 Precious Ramotswe 4 Robert Havlin John Gosden 3:05.63
2019 Dramatic Queen 4 Daniel Tudhope William Haggas 2:55.35

See alsoEdit


  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.
  • ifhaonline.orgInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Bronte Cup (2019).