Irish Champion Stakes

  • Location: Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin, Ireland
  • Inaugural Race: 1976
  • Distance: 1 & 1/4ths of a mile (10 furlongs)
  • Track Type: Left-handed, Turf
  • Age Qualifications: Three Year Olds and up
  • 2020 Purse: €750,000
  • 2020 Race Date: Saturday, September 12th
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2020 Irish Champion Stakes Entries and Results

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JOCKEY
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WIN
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5
Magical
Seamie Heffernan
Aidan O'Brien
£4.10
£1.70
3
Ghaiyyath
William Buick
Charlie Appleby
£1.02
6
Armory
W. M. Lordan
Aidan O'Brien
1
Sottsass
C. T. Keane
Jean-Claude Rouget
2
Japan
Ryan Moore
Aidan O'Brien
4
Leo De Fury
Shane Foley
Mrs J. Harrington

Exotic Payouts

  • Exacta (5-3) Paid: £10.30
  • Trifecta (5-3-6) Paid: £59.70


Watch the 2020 Irish Champion Stakes



The History of the Irish Champion Stakes

Established in 1976 as the Joe McGrath Memorial Stakes, the Irish Champion Stakes is run annually at the Leopardstown Racecourse in Dublin, Ireland. In 2009 the race was included into the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series, with winners gaining an automatic bid to participate in the Breeders' Cup Turf.