The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes is a Flat horse race run every year on the fourth day (Friday) of the Royal Ascot meeting.
JOCKEY & TRAINER
The race is a Class 2 Handicap contest which is run over a distance of 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 211 yards, and open to horses aged four years and older.
The 2018 renewal was won by the David Elsworth-trained Dash of Spice who won by a distance of 2 and ¼ lengths, under Champion Flat Jockey Silvestre de Sousa.
Sir Michael Stoute holds the most victories in the race for a trainer, having won the Royal Ascot handicap contest six times: Greek Palace (1998), Blueprint (1999), Notable Guest (2005), Sugar Ray (2008), Opinion (2013) and Arab Spring (2014).
Jockey Pat Eddery has claimed the most victories Duke of Edinburgh Stakes, having won the race on four different occasions: Stratford Ponds (1989), Source of Light (1993), Son of Sharp Shot (1995) and Zaralaska (1997).