Great Britain's graded racing calendar

Updated: 29th October 2018

The following table contains all graded races currently held in Great Britain. Please note that the particular dates and the order of the races always vary slightly. G3 races are included only concisely - with the exception of classic trials, which are almost exclusively run as G3 races at the beginning of the season.

Colour distinction:

Asc - Ascot, Ches - Chester, Don - Doncaster, Eps - Epsom, Good - Goodwood, Hay - Haydock, Kem - Kempton, Lin - Lingfield, Nwb - Newbury, Nwc - Newcastle, Nwm - Newmarket, Sal - Salisbury, San - Sandown, Win - Windsor, Yor - York

AprilG3Nell Gwynn StakesNewmarket7 furlongs3fclassic trial
Earl of Sefton Stakes, G3, 4yo+, 1 1/8m, Nwm
Abernant Stakes, G3, 3yo+, 6f, Nwm
AprilG3Craven StakesNewmarket1 mile3c,gclassic trial
John Porter Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 4yo+, Nwb
AprilG3Fred Darling StakesNewbury7 furlongs3fclassic trial
AprilG3Greenham StakesNewbury7 furlongs3c,gclassic trial
Gordon Richards Stakes, G3, 1 1/4m, 4yo+, San
AprilG3Sandown Classic TrialSandown1 1/4 miles3
AprilG2Sandown MileSandown1 mile4+bet365 Mile, ex Forte Mile
Sagaro Stakes, G3, 2m, 4yo+, Asc
AprilG3Pavilion StakesAscot6 furlongs3
Palace House Stakes, G3, 5f, 3yo+, Nwm
April / MayG2Jockey Club StakesNewmarket1 1/2 miles4+
April / MayG12,000 Guineas StakesNewmarket1 mile3f
April / MayG2Dahlia StakesNewmarket1 1/8 miles4+f
April / MayG11,000 Guineas StakesNewmarket1 mile3
MayG3Chester VaseChester1 1/2 miles3c,gDerby trial
Ormonde Stakes, G3, 1 11/16m, 4yo+, Ches
MayG2Huxley StakesChester1 5/16 miles4+
Chartwell Fillies' Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo+f, Lin
MayG2Duke of York StakesYork6 furlongs3+
MayG3Musidora StakesYork1 5/16 miles3fOaks trial
MayG2Middleton StakesYork1 5/16 miles4+fpromoted to G2 in 2010
MayG2Dante StakesYork1 5/16 miles3
MayG2Yorkshire CupYork1 3/4 miles4+
Aston Park Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 4yo+, Nwb
MayG1Lockinge StakesNewbury1 mile4+
Henry II. Stakes, G3, 2m, 4yo+, San
Brigadier Gerard Stakes, G3, 1 1/4m, 4yo+, San
MayG2Sandy Lane StakesHaydock6 furlongs3listed prior to 2015
MayG2Temple StakesHaydock5 furlongs3+
May / JuneG1Coronation CupEpsom1 1/2 miles4+
May / JuneG1Oaks StakesEpsom1 1/2 miles3f
Princess Elizabeth Stakes, G3, 1 1/16m, 3yo+f, Eps
Diomed Stakes, G3, 1 1/16m, 3yo+, Eps
JuneG1Derby StakesEpsom1 1/2 miles3
Pinnacle Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 4yo+f, Hay
John O'Gaunt Stakes, G3, 7f, 4yo+, Hay
JuneG1Queen Anne StakesAscot1 mile4+Royal Ascot
JuneG2Coventry StakesAscot6 furlongs2Royal Ascot
JuneG1King's Stand StakesAscot5 furlongs3+Royal Ascot
JuneG1St. James's Palace StakesAscot1 mile3cRoyal Ascot
Jersey Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo, AscRoyal Ascot
JuneG2Queen Mary StakesAscot5 furlongs2fRoyal Ascot
JuneG2Queen's VaseAscot1 3/4 miles3Royal Ascot
JuneG2Duke of Cambridge StakesAscot1 mile4+fex Windsor Forest Stakes
JuneG1Prince of Wales's StakesAscot1 1/4 miles4+Royal Ascot
JuneG2Norfolk StakesAscot5 furlongs2Royal Ascot
Hampton Court Stakes, G3, 1 1/4m, 3yo, AscRoyal Ascot
JuneG2Ribblesdale StakesAscot1 1/2 miles3fRoyal Ascot
JuneG1Gold CupAscot2 1/2 miles4+Royal Ascot
Albany Stakes, G3, 6f, 2yof, AscRoyal Ascot
JuneG2King Edward VII StakesAscot1 1/2 miles3c,gRoyal Ascot
JuneG1Commonwealth CupAscot6 furlongs3inaugurated in 2015, when the Diamond Jubilee Stakes were closed for 3yos
JuneG1Coronation StakesAscot1 mile3fRoyal Ascot
JuneG2Hardwicke StakesAscot1 1/2 miles4+Royal Ascot
JuneG1Diamond Jubilee StakesAscot6 furlongs4+Royal Ascot
Hoppings Stakes, G3, 1 1/4m, 3yo+f, Nwc
Chipchase Stakes, G3, 6f, 3yo+, Nwc
Criterion Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo+, Nwm
Sprint Stakes, G3, 5f, 3yo+, San
JulyG1Eclipse StakesSandown1 1/4 miles3+
JulyG2Lancashire OaksHaydock1 1/2 miles3+f
Bahrain Trophy, G3, 1 5/8m, 3yo, Nwm
JulyG2July StakesNewmarket6 furlongs2c,g
JulyG2Princess of Wales's StakesNewmarket1 1/2 miles3+
Summer Stakes, G3, 6f, 3yo+f, Yor
JulyG2Duchess of Cambridge StakesNewmarket6 furlongs2fex Cherry Hinton Stakes
JulyG1Falmouth StakesNewmarket1 mile3+f
JulyG2Superlative StakesNewmarket7 furlongs2
JulyG1July CupNewmarket6 furlongs3+
JulyG2Summer Mile StakesAscot1 mile4+
Silver Cup Stakes, G3, 1 3/4m, 4yo+, Yor
Hackwood Stakes, G3, 6f, 3yo+, Nwb
Princess Margaret Stakes, G3, 6f, 2yof, Asc
JulyG1King George VI and Queen Elizabeth StakesAscot1 1/2 miles3+
JulyG2York StakesYork1 5/16 miles3+
July / AugustG2Vintage StakesGoodwood7 furlongs2Glorious Goodwood
July / AugustG2Lennox StakesGoodwood7 furlongs3+Glorious Goodwood
July / AugustG2Goodwood CupGoodwood2 miles3+Glorious Goodwood
Molecomb Stakes, G3, 5f, 2yo, GoodGlorious Goodwood
July / AugustG1Sussex StakesGoodwood1 mile3+Glorious Goodwood
July / AugustG2Lillie Langtry StakesGoodwood1 3/4 miles3+fGlorious Goodwood
July / AugustG2Richmond StakesGoodwood6 furlongs2c,gGlorious Goodwood
July / AugustG1Nassau StakesGoodwood1 1/4 miles3+fGlorious Goodwood
Glorious Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 4yo+, GoodGlorious Goodwood
Thoroughbred Stakes, G3, 1m, 3yo, GoodGlorious Goodwood
July / AugustG2King George StakesGoodwood5 furlongs3+Glorious Goodwood
Oak Tree Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo+f, GoodGlorious Goodwood
Gordon Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 3yo, GoodGlorious Goodwood
Rose of Lancaster Stakes, G3, 1 5/16m, 3yo+, Hay
Sweet Solera Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yof, Nwm
Sovereign Stakes, G3, 1m, 3yo+cg, Sal
Geoffrey Freer Stakes, G3, 1 11/16m, 3yo+, Nwb
AugustG2Hungerford StakesNewbury7 furlongs3+
Acomb Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yo, Yor
AugustG2Great Voltigeur StakesYork1 1/2 miles3c,g
AugustG1International StakesYork1 5/16 miles3+
AugustG2Lowther StakesYork6 furlongs2f
AugustG1Yorkshire OaksYork1 1/2 miles3+f
AugustG2Lonsdale CupYork2 miles3+
AugustG2Gimcrack StakesYork6 furlongs2c,g
AugustG1Nunthorpe StakesYork5 furlongs2+
Strensall Stakes, G3, 1 1/8m, 3yo+, Yor
City of York Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo+, Yor
AugustG2Celebration MileGoodwood1 mile3+ex Wills Mile, Goodwood Mile, and Waterford Crystal Mile
Prestige Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yof, Good
March Stakes, G3, 1 3/4m, 3yo, Good
Winter Hill Stakes, G3, 1 1/4m, 3yo+, Win
Supreme Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo+, Good
Atalanta Stakes, G3, 1m, 3yo+f, Sand
Solario Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yo, San
Dick Poole Fillies' Stakes, G3, 6f, 2yof, Sal
September Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 3yo+, Kem
Sirenia Stakes, G3, 6f, 2yo, Kem
Superior Mile Stakes, G3, 1m, 3yo+, Hay
SeptemberG1Sprint CupHaydock6 furlongs3+
SeptemberG2May Hill StakesDoncaster1 mile2f
SeptemberG2Park Hill StakesDoncaster1 13/16 miles3+f
Sceptre Stakes, G3, 7f, 3yo+f, Don
SeptemberG2Flying Childers StakesDoncaster5 furlongs2
SeptemberG2Doncaster CupDoncaster2 1/4 miles3+
SeptemberG2Park StakesDoncaster7 furlongs3+
SeptemberG2Champagne StakesDoncaster7 furlongs2c,g
SeptemberG1St. Leger StakesDoncaster1 13/16 miles3
Legacy Cup Stakes, G3, 1 3/8m, 3yo+, Nwb
SeptemberG2Mill Reef StakesNewbury6 furlongs2
World Trophy Stakes, G3, 5f, 3yo+, Nwb
Firth of Clyde Stakes, G3, 6f, 2yof, Ayr
Somerville Tattersalls Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yocg, Nwm
Princess Royal Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 3yo+, Newmarket
SeptemberG2Rockfel StakesNewmarket7 furlongs2f
SeptemberG2Joel StakesNewmarket1 mile3+promoted to G2 in 2011
SeptemberG2Royal Lodge StakesNewmarket1 1/2 miles2c,g
SeptemberG1Cheveley Park StakesNewmarket6 furlongs2f
SeptemberG1Middle Park StakesNewmarket6 furlongs2c
OctoberG1Sun Chariot StakesNewmarket1 mile3+f
Cumberland Lodge Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 3yo+, Asc
Bengough Stakes, G3, 6f, 3yo+, Asc
Cornwallis Stakes, G3, 5f, 2yo, Nwm
Oh So Sharp Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yof, Nwm
OctoberG2Challenge StakesNewmarket7 furlongs3+
OctoberG1Fillies' MileNewmarket1 mile2f
Autumn Stakes, G3, 1m, 2yo, Nwm
OctoberG1Dewhurst StakesNewmarket7 furlongs2
Darley Stakes, G3, 1 1/8m, 3yo+, Nwm
OctoberG2British Champions Long Distance CupAscot2 miles3+ex Jockey Club Cup
OctoberG1British Champions Sprint StakesAscot6 furlongs3+ex Diadem Stakes G3; promoted to G1 in 2015
OctoberG1British Champions Fillies' and Mares' StakesAscot1 1/2 miles3+fex Princess Royal Stakes, Pride Stakes
OctoberG1Queen Elizabeth II StakesAscot1 mile3+
OctoberG1Champion StakesAscot1 1/4 miles3+
OctoberG1Racing Post TrophyDoncaster1 mile2
St. Simon Stakes, G3, 1 1/2m, 3yo+, Nwb
Horris Hill Stakes, G3, 7f, 2yocg, Nwb