Past Winners

First held in 1979, the Royal Sovereign Stakes was originally a Principal race which was competed over 1,200 metres, with Acamar as its inaugural winner. It quickly moved up the ranks though, not being held in 1980, it became a Group 3 race in its second run, advancing to Group 2 status in 1996.

Below is a list of the winners the Royal Sovereign Stakes has seen since 1979.

Royal Sovereign Stakes Winners

Year Winner
2017 TBD
2016 Japonisme
2015 Delectation
2014 Sidestep
2013 Rebel Dane
2012 Hot Snitzel
2011 Master Harry
2010 Shoot Out
2009 Youthful Jack
2008 El Cambio
2007 Mutawaajid
2006 Flying Pegasus
2005 Dance Hero
2004 Exceed And Excel
2003 Athelnoth
2002 Lonhro
2001 Assertive Lad
2000 Hire
1999 Lawyer
1998 Guineas
1997 Sovereign State
1996 Catalan Opening
1995 Danewin
1994 Rouslan
1993 Coronation Day
1992 Big Dreams
1991 All Archie
1990 Shaftesbury Avenue
1989 Ima Carpenter
1988 Dream Faith
1987 Imperial Baron
1986 Hula Chief
1985 Chimes Square
1984 All Chant
1983 Red Currant
1982 Best Western
1981 Trench Digger
1980 * race not held
1979 Acamar