Height of Fashion

Height of Fashion Stakes

The Height of Fashion Stakes is a Listed flat horse race in the United Kingdom for three-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It is run over a distance of 1 mile 1 furlong and 192 yards (1,986 m) at Goodwood Racecourse in May.

The race was given its present name in 2007 to honour Height of Fashion, the dam of the top class racehorses Nashwan, Unfuwain and Nayef. Prior to this it had been known as the Lupe Stakes, named after Lupe, winner of the Epsom Oaks in 1970. As the Lupe Stakes it was a trial race for the Epsom Oaks, with Love Divine winning both races in 2000. Height of Fashion herself won the Lupe Stakes in 1982.

Winners since 1988

1988 Miss Boniface Michael Roberts Paul Kelleway 2:11.11
1989 Lady Shipley Greville Starkey Michael Stoute 2:06.95
1990 Moon Cactus Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil 2:09.34
1991 Fragrant Hill Ray Cochrane Ian Balding 2:11.48
1992 Oumaldaaya Willie Carson John Dunlop 2:08.73
1993 Gisarne Willie Carson John Dunlop 2:10.15
1994 Bulaxie Willie Carson John Dunlop 2:14.53
1995 Subya Willie Carson John Dunlop 2:09.31
1996 Whitewater Affair Ray Cochrane Michael Stoute 2:15.51
1997 Maid of Camelot Tim Sprake Roger Charlton 2:13.26
1998 Napoleon's Sister Kieren Fallon David Elsworth 2:07.22
1999 Claxon Pat Eddery John Dunlop 2:07.50
2000 Love Divine Richard Quinn Henry Cecil 2:10.52
2001 Foodbroker Fancy Dane O'Neill David Elsworth 2:05.97
2002 Mellow Park Darryll Holland Jeremy Noseda 2:08.98
2003 Ocean Silk Jimmy Fortune John Gosden 2:08.57
2004 Halicardia Darryll Holland Peter Harris 2:07.13
2005 Something Exciting Richard Quinn David Elsworth 2:08.07
2006 Rising Cross (DH) George Baker John Best 2:09.67
2006 Soft Centre (DH) Dane O'Neill Amanda Perrett 2:09.67
2007 Cosmodrome Nicky Mackay Luca Cumani 2:07.52
2008 Michita Jimmy Fortune John Gosden 2:07.45


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