Royal Ascot: King George V Stakes

The King George V Stakes is a flat handicap open to three-year-old horses over 1 mile 3 furlongs and 211 yards, and is run on the third day of the Royal meeting. The first running of the race was in July 1946, but not at the Royal meeting, although that race was for 3-year-olds over 1 1/2 miles and was won by Auralia ridden by Doug Smith.
Early history:- The inaugural running of the King George V Stakes Handicap was on Friday 19th July 1946, so not at the Royal meeting, and was won by Auralia, a grey colt by The Satrap out of Aura, who beat Live Letters and Bridle Path by 3/4 length and 1 1/2 lengths.

King George V Stakes 1965 Handicap 1 1/2 miles
Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
1 BRAVE KNIGHT L Piggott Nightingall Lady Marks 6/1
2 BARKHAM M L Thomas Barling Duke of Sutherland 5/1
3 NEARSIDE J Mercer W Hern Lord Astor 9/2 jt fav
4 PARTHIAN SHOT S Clayton F Armstrong Mrs J Bryce 100/8
5 CONVOYS Breasley Masson Sir W Carr 9/2 jt fav
6 CENTAURUS J Sime S hall Mr R Fell 8/1
7 GREYBEARD R Hutchinson G Smyth Duke of Norfolk 9/1
8 CREOSOTE Lynch J Jarvis Lord Rosebery 100/8
9 TAKE A CHANCE E Hide Elsey Colonel W Behrens 100/8
10 PANEL D Smith G Brooke Mr R Dennis 100/8
11 PEPPERPOT P Cook Budgett Mr L Van Moppes 100/7
12 SHAMROCK CROSS J Wilson Reavey Mrs A Johnson 100/7
The King George V Handicap Stakes took place on Thursday 17th June 1965 and was won by a chestnut horse by Court Harwell out of Lady Into Fox winning a first prize was £1558 (equivalent to £31,000 in 2020) Over round 133%
King George V Stakes Handicap 1 mile 3 furlongs 211 yds 1946
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