Yorkshire Racing & Breeding History
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Horses work on Middleham High Moor, July 2005
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Year Event
1980 Sea Pigeon, trained nr.Malton by Peter Easterby is voted National Hunt Horse of the Year having won the Champion Hurdle and Welsh Champion Hurdle.
1980

Malton trainer Peter Easterby is Champion National Hunt trainer for the second year in a row.

Peter Easterby at Ripon Races, Apr 2005, click for a larger image

1981 Sea Pigeon, trained nr.Malton by Peter Easterby is voted National Hunt Horse of the Year for the second year having won the Champion Hurdle
1981 Little Owl, trained nr.Malton by Peter Easterby, wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup
1981 Aldaniti, bred by Tommy Barron at his Harrowgate Farm, Darlington, wins a memorable Grand National.
1981 Malton trainer Peter Easterby is Champion National Hunt trainer for the third year in a row.
1982 Fearless Lad, trained at Middleham by Dick Peacock wins the King's Stand S G1
1982 Goodbye Shelley, trained at High Hoyland near Barnsley by Steve Norton wins the Prix Marcel Boussac G1
1982 Silver Buck, trained at Dunkeswick by Michael Dickinson is voted National Hunt Horse of the Year, having won four races including the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
1982 Michael Dickinson, who trained at Dunkeswick saddles a world record 12 winners in one day on the 27th December, he had 21 runners in 20 races at 6 different courses within a period of 3 hours. Only one horse failed to contribute financially to the day's haul as he also had 5 seconds, 2 thirds and 1 fourth place. The shortest price Dickinson runner of the day was The Welder, at Wetherby, lost by a short head! Michael Dickinson was only in his second year as a trainer, having taken over from his father, Tony.
1982 Michael Dickinson, the Dunkeswick trainer, is Champion National Hunt trainer for the first time in only his second season.
1983 Michael Dickinson who trained at Dunkeswick saddles the first five home in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. The 'Famous Five' were, in order: Bregawn, Captain John, Wayward Lad, Silver Buck and Ashley House.
1983 Michael Dickinson who trained at Dunkeswick saddles a then record 120 winners in the 1982/83 jumps season. Besides the Gold Cup he also won in this season the Hennessy Gold Cup, SGB Handicap Chase, King George VI Chase, Grand National Trial, Queen Mother Champion Chase and the Sun Alliance Hurdle. He is named Champion National Hunt trainer for the second year in a row.
1983 Flying filly Soba trained at Stillington near York by David Chapman and bred at Westwood Farm (and ridden by current trainer David 'Dandy' Nicholls) comes second in three G1 sprints - King's Stand Stakes, July Cup and the Prix de l'Abbaye. She also won the King George Stakes G2 in this year.
1983 Mountain Lodge, bred by the Garrowby Stud, nr.York wins the Irish St.Leger G1
1984 Middleham trainer and breeder Dick Peacock dies.
1984 Teleprompter, trained by Bill Watts at Richmond, wins the Queen Elizabeth II S G2.
1984 Michael Dickinson who trained at Dunkeswick is named Champion National Hunt trainer for the third year in a row, and moves south to Manton to train on the flat for Robert Sangster.
1985 Teleprompter, trained by Bill Watts at Richmond, becomes the highest earning English or Irish trained horse of all time, following his victory in the Arlington Million of that year. Although this was short lived (after Pebbles won the same years Breeders' Cup), he is still the highest earning English gelding of all time with winnings of 758,536.
1985 Kris, standing at Thornton Stud, Thirsk, becomes the most recent Yorkshire champion sire, mainly due to the Fillies Triple Crown winner Oh So Sharp.
1985 Forgive 'N Forget trained at Malton by Jimmy Fitzgerald wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup from Monica Dickinson's Righthand Man in second.
1985 Badsworth Boy, trained at Dunkeswick by Monica Dickinson wins his third successive Queen Mother Champion Chase.
1985 Androma, trained at Malton by Jimmy Fitzgerald, wins his second succesive Scottish Grand National.
1985 By the Way, trained at Dunkeswick by Monica Dickinson wins the Whitbread Gold Cup.
1986 Hardy Lad, trained at Middleham by Jumbo Wilkinson (and ridden by soon-to-be Middleham trainer Micky Hammond) wins the Scottish Grand National.
1986 Bold Arrangement bred at Manor House Stud, Middleham is second in the Kentucky Derby G1
1986 The disbanded Ribblesdale Stud, nr.Kirbymoorside, is named Leading British Based National Hunt Breeder of 1986, thanks to the exploits of See You Then, triple winner of the Champion Hurdle.
1987 Peter Easterby's 25-1 shot Cybrandian is second in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
1988 Lincolnshire trainer, and former vet, Mark Johnston moves into Kingsley House Stables Middleham, previously occupied by fellow trainer George Moore, who moves across the road to Warwick Lodge.
1989 Sapience, trained at Malton by Jimmy Fitzgerald, comes second in the St.Leger G1
1989 Steinlen, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Cliff Stud, Helmsley wins the Arlington Million G1 and Breeders Cup Mile G1
1990 Tirol bred by Manor House Stud, Middleham wins the 2000 Guineas G1 and Irish 2000 Guineas G1
1990 Epervier Bleu, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Prix Lupin G1 and is second in the Prix du Jockey Club G1 and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe G1
1990 Pistolet Bleu, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Criterium de Saint-Cloud G1
1990 Steinlen, reared at the Cliff Stud, Helmsley wins the Hollywood Turf H G1 and is third in the Arlington Million G1
1990 Rafha, reared at the Cliff Stud, Helmsley wins the Prix de Diane G1
1991 Kazoo, trained at Richmond by Bill Watts, wins the German 1000 Guineas G1
1991 Epervier Bleu, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud G1
1991 Victoire Bleue, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Prix du Cadran G1
1991 Pistolet Bleu, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate is third in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe G1
1992 Rodeo Star, trained at Malton by Nigel Tinkler wins the Tote Gold Trophy Handicap Hurdle.
1992 Pistolet Bleu, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud G1, and is second in the Prix Ganey G1
1993 Jodami trained at Stearsby by Peter Beaumont wins the Chelteham Gold Cup
1993 Bigstone, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Sussex Stakes G1 and Queen Elizabeth II S G1 and is second in the Prix Jean Prat G1, Grand Prix de Paris G1 and third in the Prix du Moulin G1.
1993 Arcangues, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Breeders Cup Classic G1 and the Prix d'Ispahan G1.
1994 Mister Baileys, trained in Middleham by Mark Johnston, wins the 2000 Guineas G1
1994 Middleham trainer Mark Johnston breaks through the 100 winner and 1 million prize money barrier for the first time. Double Trigger is placed third in the St.Leger G1.
1994 Bigstone, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Prix d'Ispahan G1 and the Prix de la Foret G1 and is third in the Queen Elizabeth II S G1.
1994 Antonin, trained nr Thirsk by Sue Bramall (later to move to Ireland) wins the Racing Post Chase.
1995 Double Trigger, trained in Middleham by Mark Johnston wins the Ascot Gold Cup G1.He completes the stayers Triple Crown by capturing the Goodwood Cup G3 and Doncaster Cup G2.
1995 Jodami, trained at Stearsby by Peter Beaumont wins his third consecutive Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup Chase.
1995 Pentire, bred by the Garrowby Stud, nr.York wins the Irish Champion S G1, King Edward VII S G1 and The Great Voltigeur S G2 and is second in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth II Diamond S G1
1995 Classic Cliche, bred by at Nidd Park Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the St.Leger G1 (on the same day that Pentire wins the Irish Champion S G1!) and Mecca Dante S G2
1996 Bijou d'Inde, trained in Middleham by Mark Johnston, is third in the 2000 Guineas G1 and later wins the St.James's Palace S G1 at Royal Ascot and is third in the Juddmonte International G1
1996 Leading dual purpose trainer Peter (MH) Easterby retires and hands over Habton Grange Stables at Great Habton near Malton to his son Tim.
1996 Pentire, bred by the Garrowby Stud, nr.York is named Champion Older Horse having won the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II S G1 and finished 3rd in Eclipse S G1
1996 Classic Cliche, bred by at Nidd Park Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Ascot Gold Cup G1 and is an excellent second in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II S G1
1996 My Emma, bred by at Nidd Park Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Prix Vermeille G1
1997 Classic Park, bred at the Garrowby Stud, Nr.York wins the Irish 1000 Guineas G1.
1997 Mark Johnston, of Middleham trains two individual juvenille group one winners - Lend A Hand in the Gran Criterium G1 and Princely Heir in the Heinz Phoenix S G1. For the third year running he completes his three principle targets: over 100 winners, over 1million in prize money and a group one winner!
1997 York stages one of the most memorable races of the season when Coastal Bluff (trained at Maunby by David Barron) deadheats with Ya Malak (trained by David Nicholls at Sessay and ridden by his wife, Barron's former stable jockey, Alex Greaves) for the Nunthorpe S G1.
1997 Bill Watts of Richmond, classic winning trainer, retires blaming the financial state of British racing.
1997 Peintire Celebre, reared for Daniel Wildenstein at the Copgrove Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Prix du Jockey Club G1, Grand Prix de Paris G1, and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe G1, becoming European Horse of the Year.
1997 My Emma, bred by at Nidd Park Stud, Nr.Harrogate wins the Yorkshire Oaks G1
1998 Lend A Hand, trained in Middleham by Mark Johnston, is second in the 2000 Guineas G1
1998 Leading (and sometimes controversial trainer) Lynda Ramsden retires to France. The yard Breckenbrough House at Sandhutton near Thirk is taken over by Grand National winning trainer Andy Turnell. Two years later the Ramsdens' were back at Breckenbrough again!
1998 Branston Abby, the winning most British mare of the 20th Century dies aged 8 of grass sickness, having only recently retired. Buried at her former home Kingsley House, Middleham where she was trained by Mark Johnston, she won 25 races from 96 starts and earned over 314,000. She won numerous listed races, but no group races, with perhaps her best performance being 2nd in the 1995 Haydock Park Sprint G1.
1998 Border Arrow, bred by the Garrowby Stud, nr.York is third in both the 2000 Gns G1 and the Derby G1
1999 Dark Moondancer, bred at Manor House Stud, Middleham wins the Gran Premio di Milano G1, Prix Ganay G1 and the Prix d'Harcourt G2
1999 Yavana's Pace, trained at Middleham by Mark Johnston is second in the Irish St.Leger G1.
2000 In For A Penny, trained near Malton by Richard Fahey is third in the Irish Oaks G1.
2000 Pipalong, trained near Malton by Tim Easterby wins the Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup G1.
2000 Mark Johnston, based at Middleham, trains his thousandth winner, and thus becomes the quickest person ever to reach this remarkable milestone.
2000 Yavana's Pace, trained at Middleham by Mark Johnston is second in the Irish St.Leger G1 for the second year.
2001 On the same day at the Aintree Festival there are two Yorkshire trained winners in the main supporting races on National Day - Barton, trained nr.Malton by Tim Easterby wins the Martell Aintree Hurdle (Gd1) and Ballinclay King, trained at Middleham by Ferdy Murphy wins the Martell Novices' Chase (Gd1).
2001 Mark Johnston, based at Middleham, trains Royal Rebel to win the Ascot Gold Cup G1 at Royal Ascot, his second winner of the race, following the victory of Double Trigger in 1995.
2001 Sir George Turner, trained by Mark Johnston, wins the 200,000 Houghton Sales Stakes, the second most valuable win ever by a Yorkshire trained horse, after that of Teleprompter in the 1985 Arlington Million.
2002 Simeon, trained by Mark Johnston, is third in the Prix du Jockey Club G1 (French Derby). The following week Johnston goes to Epsom with the strongest Yorkshire based team for the Derby in living memory. Unfortunately Fight Your Corner and Bandari are both disappointing with Fight Your Corner finishing the best in fifth. In the same race however the Malton trainer Andy Turnell sends out 100-1 outsider Jelani to finish fourth.
2002 Mark Johnston, based at Middleham, trains Royal Rebel to win the Ascot Gold Cup G1 at Royal Ascot for the second year in a row (the horse having had no wins in between). Johnston ends the Golden Jubilee Royal Ascot as the leading trainer with four wins.
2002 Dandy Nicholls "The Sprint King" achieves a remarkable result to train the first two horses home in the July Cup G1 - Continent and Bahamian Pirate, both of who are owned by Lucayan Stud, and both of whom are former Nicholls trained winners of the Ayr Gold Cup!
2002 Mark Johnston's stable stalwart Yavana's Pace wins the Credit Suisse Private Banking Pokal G1 at Cologne at the age of ten, to become the oldest ever winner of a group one race.
2002 When Bandari wins the Great Voltiguer Stakes G2 Mark Johnston equals Henry Cecil's record of having achieved a century of winners for nine seasons in a row.
2002 Tim Easterby's colt Bollin Eric wins the St. Leger G1 to become the first Yorkshire trained Leger winner since Peleid in '73. This is also Easterby's first classic winner, at only his second attempt. Mark Johnston's Bandari is third in the same race. Furthermore Bollin Eric is a Yorkshire bred horse.

Tim Easterby at Ripon Races, Apr 2005, click for a larger image

2002 David 'Dandy' Nicholls lives upto his 'Sprint King' title to produce Continent to win the sprint championship of Europe, the Prix de l'Abbaye G1, the first Yorkshire trainer to lift this historic prize.
2003 The Ferdy Murphy trained Truckers Tavern is second in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
2003 Mark Johnston becomes the first trainer ever to have 100 winners in 10 consecutive seasons on the flat.
2003 Tim Easterby wins the Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup G1 with Somnus, homebred by Lady Legard at her Scampston Hall home near Malton, and raised at the historic Sledmere Stud.
2003 Oaks Farm Stables' daughter of Sadler's Wells fetches a bid of 750,00gns at the Tattersalls Houghton Sale, the highest price ever achieved by a Yorkshire Stud at the sales at that point in time.
2003 Mark Johnston wins the Gran Criterium G1 for the second time, this time with Pearl Of Love, his twelfth group winner of the season.
2003 Attraction, trained by Mark Johnston, wins the Cartier Award as Champion Two-Year-Old Filly, the first such award for a Yorkshire trained horse.
2003 When the the International Ratings are announced there is a unique double for Mark Johnston as his Attraction was rated the Top Two-Year-Old filly in Europe (119) and Lucky Story was rated the joint best Two-Year-Old Colt trained in Britain (118), the first time a Yorkshire trainer has held the top two British rankings, and the first time a Yorkshire trainer has had a European Champion Two-Year-Old.
2004 The Ferdy Murphy trained Granit d'Estruval wins the 79,450 Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.
2004 History is made when Mark Johnston's Attraction becomes the first horse ever to win both the English 1,000 Guineas G1 and the Irish 1,000 Guineas G1. She then follows up with a mind blowing victory in the Coronation Stakes G1 at Royal Ascot to become Johnston's first ever triple Group One winner, and still undefeated in eight races. The unbeaten tag is lost in her next race the Falmouth Stakes G1 in which she finishes second to Soviet Song. She then runs disappointingly in soft ground in the Prix Jacques le Marois G1, but later returns to something like her best form when again second to Soviet Song in the Matron Stakes G1. Attraction then bounces back to top form to take the Sun Chariot Stakes G1 which propels her past Teleprompter to become the leading Yorkshire trained money earner of all time. The losses to Soviet Song (who has also won the Sussex Stakes G1 and the Fillies Mile G1) are all the more galling as that filly is Yorkshire bred at the Star Cottage Stud in Malton for the Elite Racing Club!
2004 The day after Attraction's Coronation Stakes win, the Tim Easterby trained Fayr Jag wins the Golden Jubilee Stakes G1 at Royal Ascot to give Yorkshire a fantastic double, and complete a Tim Easterby treble of Group One winning sprinters - Pipalong, Somnus and Fayr Jag.
2004 Somnus adds to Tim Easterby's Group One sprint collection when taking the Prix Maurice de Gheest G1 at the Deauville festival, in his next race, the Stanleybet Sprint Cup G1 at Haydock, he is narrowly beaten into second place, and he rounds out the European season by taking the Prix de la Foret G1 at Longchamp.
2004 Bahamian Pirate's victory in the Nunthorpe Stakes G1, gives David Nicholls' his first outright win in the race, and, at the age of nine, he becomes the oldest winner of a British Group One race. This also represents Yorkshire's sixth Group One race of the season - their best tally ever.

Dandy Nicholls at Ripon, Apr 2005, click for a larger image

2004 Mark Johnston caps an excellent season when Shamardal wins the Dewhurst Stakes G1 in impressive fashion to shoot to the head of the market for the follwoing years 2,000 Guineas. Predictably transferred to Godolphin for 2005 Shamardal fulfills his promise with wins in the French 2,000 Guineas and French Derby before his most impressive display when winning the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot At York, bringing reflected glory to the Kingsley House operation.
2005 Whilst Ascot is refurbished the Royal meeting is temporarily transferred, with great success, to York.
2005 La Cucaracha owned by Guy Reed and homebred at his Copgrove Stud, wins the Nunthorpe Stakes G1 at York and, in her following race, is second in the William Hill Sprint Cup G1 at Haydock.
2005 After an uncertain start to the year the Mark Johnston trained Attraction makes a grand autumnal comeback to win the Matron Stakes G1 at Leopardstown, leading from start to finish. A couple of weeks later she is found to be lame and an extended autumn campaign is cancelled in favour of an honourable retirement to stud.
2005 A week after Attraction's return to winning ways Richmond trainer Alan Swinbank registers his first Group One win when his Collier Hill plunders the Irish St Leger G1, defeating the mighty Vinnie Roe.
2005 Kevin Ryan's Amadeus Wolf becomes Yorkshire's third Group One winner of the month of September when Amadeus Wolf easily lands the Middle Park Stakes G1, to enable his trainer to join the ever-expanding list of Yorkshire based trainers who have trained a Group One winner.
2005 Two days after Amadeus Wolf's victory yet another Yorkshire based Group One winning trainer is annointed when Patrick Haslam's Kinnaird runs the race of her life to land the Prix de l'Opera G1 at Longchamp on Arc day.
2005 Kevin Ryan makes it a year to remember when his Palace Episode wins the Racing Post Trophy G1 from Mark Johnston's Winged Cupid to give the young Hambleton trainer his second group one victory of the season, and of his career.
2006 Alan Swinbank's eight year old Collier Hill is placed second in the Dubai Sheema Classic G1 pushing his career earnings over the 1 million mark - a first for a Yorkshire trained horse.
2006 First season trainer Tim Pitt, based at Bawtry, produces failed hurdler Les Arcs to win the Golden Jubilee Stakes G1 at Royal Ascot, with the Kevin Ryan trained Balthazaar's Gift in second place. Les Arcs later consolidates his position as Britain's leading sprinter by landing the July Cup G1 at Newmarket.
2006 Kevin Ryan's Desert Lord springs a surprise to lands the Prix de l'Abbaye G1 at Longchamp on Arc day.
2006 Mark Johnston posts his third victory in the Gran Criterium G1 when Kirklees triumphs at San Siro.
2006 Alan Swinbank's Collier Hill adds yet another top class race to his record when winning the Canadian International G1 at Woodbine. The globe trotting continues and in December he adds the Hong Kong Vase G1 to his haul.
2007 Oaks Farm Stables obtain a price of 2,500,000gns for a daughter of Sadler's Wells at the October Sales, a world record for a yearling filly.
2008 The Mark Johnston trained Nahoodh lands the Falmouth Stakes G1 at Newmarket.
2008 The Robin Bastiman trained Borderlescott wins the Nunthorpe Stakes G1, held at Newmarket due to flooding on the Knavesmire.
2009 Ferdy Murphy's Kalahari King lands the Maghull Novices' Chase Gd1 at the Aintree Festival having finished runner-up in the Arkle Challenge Trophy Gd1 at Cheltenham.
2009 Dim Sum, bred by Leslie Caley at the Tibthorpe Stud near Driffield wins the Chairman's Sprint Prize G1 at Sha Tin in Hong Kong.
2009 Karl Burke lands his first Group One winner when Lord Shanakill takes the Prix Jean Prat G1. Shortly afterwards Burke is 'warned off' for a year and the string at Spigot Lodge is taken over by his father-in-law, veteran trainer Alan Jarvis. Later the string is taken over by his wife Elaine Burke.
2009 The Robin Bastiman trained Borderlescott wins the Nunthorpe Stakes G1 for the second consecutive year.
2009 After a gap of five years David Nicholls lands yet another Group One sprint when Regal Parade takes the Betfred Sprint Cup G1, providing the trainer's son Adrian with his first group one winner.
2009 Within the space of five minutes Mark Johnston trains Jukebox Jury to win the Preis von Europa G1 and Shakespearean the 956,310 Goffs Million Mile, the richest ever victory for a Yorkshire trained horse. Less than a week later Johnston's Awzaan lands the Middle Park Stakes G1 to make it a week to remember.
2009 Middleham based Mark Johnston becomes the first trainer to break the 200 winner mark, eventually ending the year with 221 wins.
2010 The Mark Johnston trained Lady Jane Digby lands the Grosser Dallmayr-Preis Bayerisches Zuchtrennen G1 at Munich.
2010 The David Nicholls trained Regal Parade comes home by a neck to land the prestigious Prix Maurice de Gheest G1 at Deauville.
2010 The Mark Johnston trained Corsica puts up a gallant performance to be third in the St.Leger G1 at odds of 40-1 having led most of the way and only beaten out of second by a nose.
2010 Malton handler Richard Fahey records his first ever group one winner when Wootton Bassett lands the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere G1 on Arc day, having previously won two valuable sales races and remaining unbeaten after five starts.
2011 Malton trainer Brian Ellison trains Marsh Warbler to land the Coral Future Champions Finale Juvenile Hurdle Gd1 at Chepstown.
2011 The Mark Johnston trained Jukebox Jury lands the second group one race of his career when dead-heating for the Irish St Leger G1.
2011 Bryan Smart lands his first Group One race since relocating to Hambleton when Tangerine Trees lands the Prix de l'Abbaye G1. 'Tange' was homebred by Beverley based Marie Matthews.
2011 Oaks Farm Stables consign the sales topper at the October Sales with the Galileo filly fetching 1,700,000gns.
2012 Malton trainer John Quinn trains Countrywide Flame to land the JCB Triumph Hurdle Gd1 on the last day of the Cheltenham Festival.
2012 Hambleton trainer Bryan Smart saddles Foxtrot Romeo to be second in the Irish 2,000 Guineas G1.
2012 Richard Fahey gains his first domestic Group One winner when Mayson lands the July Cup G1 by five lengths.
2013 Sue Smith's Auroras Encore records a facile victory in the Grand National Gd3 at odds of 66-1.
2013 Glory Awaits, trained by Kevin Ryan at Hambleton, is second in the 2,000 Guineas G1.
2013 Libertarian, trained by Elaine Burke at Middleham, is a fast finishing second in the Epsom Derby G1.
2014 The Grey Gatsby, trained by Kevin Ryan at Hambleton, lands the Prix du Jockey Club G1, Yorkshire's first victory in France's second most important race, and followed up later in the year with a second in the Juddmonte International G1 before reversing placings with his York nemesis Australia to land the Irish Champion Stakes G1 at Leopardstown, Yorskhire's fifth Group One victory of the year.
2014 Yorkshire grabs another French Group One when Richard Fahey's Garswood takes the Prix Maurice de Gheest G1.
2014 Incredibly Yorkshire's third French Group One of the year when John Quinn's The Wow Signal lands the Prix Morny G1, the Malton trainers first victory at that level.
2014 David O'Meara lands his first Group One (and Yorkshire's fourth of the season) when G Force triumphs in the Betfred Sprint Cup G1
2014 Less than a month after G Force's triumph David O'Meara grabs his second Group One when the Yapham Mill Stud bred Move In Time takes the Prix de l'Abbaye G1 (Yorkshire's fourth French Group One of the year!) with Bryan Smart's Moviesta back in third.
2015 David O'Meara pulls the trained and bred in Yorkshire trick again, this time with Amazing Maria in the Falmouth Stakes G1, bred by Sir Robert Ogden at Sicklinghall Stud, three weeks later she lands the Prix Rothschild G1 at Deauville.
2015 Further into August and Karl Burke's game Odeliz wins the Prix Jean Romanet G1 to give Yorkshire a nap hand in the fillies mile races, come the back end of October she joins Amazing Maria as a multiple Group One winning Yorkshire trained filly when taking the Premio Lydia Tesio G1.
2015 David O'Meara grabs another Group One when Mondialiste takes the Woodbine Mile G1.
2015 Mark Johnston wins his first domestic Group One for six years when Lumiere lights up Newmarket to land the Cheveley Park Stakes G1 with a start to finish victory.
2015 Yorkshire has it's best ever Breeders' Cup when David O'Meara's Mondialiste is second in the Mile G1 and Richard Fahey's Birchwood is third in the Juvenile Turf G1.
2015 On the 28th December Richard Fahey records his 235th winner of the year, drawing equal with the record of Richard Hannon. There are no Fahey winners in the rest of the year, so they now jointly hold the title .... for now.
2016 Richard Fahey's Ribchester stays on well to finish third in the 2,000 Guineas G1 .
2016 Karl Burke's Quiet Reflection makes it three Group races from three runs for the year when landing the Commonwealth Cup G1 at Royal Ascot.
2016 David O'Meara's Mondialiste puts up another excellent North American performance when landing the Arlington Million G1.
2016 The following day Richard Fahey's Ribchester lands the Prix Jacques le Marois G1.
2016 Karl Burke's Quiet Reflection grabs her second Group One when ploughing through the mud to land the 32Red Sprint Cup G1. At the end of the season she becomes the first ever three-year-old filly to win the Cartier Sprinter's Award.
2016 Mark Johnston's consistent The Last Lion is a front running victor in the Middle Park Stakes G1, giving birthday boy stable jockey Joe Fanning his first Group One winner. Remarkably the two year old is retired to stud a few weeks later.
2017 Richard Fahey's Ribchester starts the year well with a third in the Dubai Turf G1 and follows up with victories in the Lockinge Stakes G1 and Queen Anne Stakes G1 before an unluckly second in the Sussex Stakes G1. He then lands the Prix du Moulin G1 to move to second place in the All-Time Yorkshire Trained Winningmost List behind only The Grey Gatsby.
2017 Kevin Ryan's Brando follows up a third place in the July Cup G1 with a win in the Prix Maurice de Gheest G1 .
2017 Karl Burke lands a 1-2 in the Prix Morny G1 with Unfortunately landing the spoils from stablemate Havana Grey.
2017 David O'Meara's Suedois takes the Shadwell Turf Mile G1 at Keeneland.
2017 Fresh from her victory in the May Hill Stakes G2 a month earlier Karl Burke's Laurens provides him with yet another top level winner when taking the bet365 Fillies' Mile G1 at Newmarket.

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