The Chesham Stakes is a Listed contest held over seven furlongs on the final day of Royal Ascot.
JOCKEY & TRAINER
The Chesham Stakes is a flat race that was first run at Royal Ascot in 1919 over a distance of 5 furlongs but was extended to 7 furlongs in 1996.
Lestor Piggott is the all time leading jockey winning the event on seven occasions between 1960 and 1982. The most successful active jockey is Frankie Dettori who has claimed 4 wins with Central Park (1997), Rhapsodist (1998), Seba (2001) and Tha’ir (2012). Whilst Aidan O’Brien has trained 5 winning horses with Bach (1999), Maybe (2011), Churchill (2016), September (2017) and Battleground (2020).