Sussex Stakes

  • Location: Goodwood Racecourse, W. Sussex, England
  • Inaugural Race: 1841
  • Distance: 1 mile (8 furlongs)
  • Track Type: Right-handed, Turf
  • Age Qualifications: Three Year Olds and up
  • 2018 Purse: £1,000,000
  • 2018 Race Date: Wednesday, August 1st
Louisville, KY - Churchill Downs - Caleb's Posse with Rajiv Maragh aboard wins the $1 Million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile for trainer Donnie K. Von Hemel and owner McNeil Stables, LLC(Don McNeil) & Cheyenne Stables, LLC(Evertt Dobson) here today, Saturday November 5, 2011 during the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Photo by © Breeders' Cup/Gary Bogdon 2011

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2018 Sussex Stakes Entries and Results

4Lightning SpearOisin MurphyD M Simcock$14.50$3.53
6Expert EyeJames DoyleSir Michael Stoute$2.22
2Lord Glitters (FR)Daniel TudhopeDavid O'Meara$3.40
5Gustav Klimt (IRE)R L MooreA P O'Brien
3Beat The BankJim CrowleyAndrew Balding
1So BelovedAdam KirbyDavid O'Meara
7Without ParoleAndrea AtzeniJohn Gosden
8OrbaanSilvestre De SousaAndré Fabre

Exotic Payoffs

  • Tote Exacta (2-5) Paid: $73.56
  • Tote Trifecta (2-5-3) Paid: $419.65

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The History of the Sussex Stakes

The Sussex Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race run each summer at the Goodwood Racecourse in West Sussex, England. First run in 1841, the race is not only the most prestigious race run at Goodwin, but a victory earn an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Mile as part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.