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 1966 Handicap 1 1/2 miles
Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
1 MARCUS BRUTUS L Piggott S Hall Mr Charles St George 11/2
2 NOUS ESPERONS A Barclay A Walsh Colonel A White 100/6
3 THE SNOB P Cook J Jarvis Lord Rosebery 13/2
4 GOLDEN BOLT Breasley J Tree Mr J Whitney 2/1 fav
5 TWISTER J Sime J Watts Mr Charles Engelhard 8/1
6 REGAL BELL D Lake F Armstrong Mr J Mullion 9/1
7 JET AURA C Roche P Prendergast Mr Charles Clore 100/9
8 SHARP ONE R Hutchinson J Jarvis Mr J Phillips 100/8
9 POLAR BOY D Letherby W Stephenson Mary, Lady Delamere 100/8
10 PURE FOLLY M L Thomas Barling Duke of Sutherland 20/1
11 GONG Scott Finch Mr D Dobinson 20/1
12 NO POACING B Jago R Smyth Mr R C Turner 20/1
13 MR POTTER R Maddock Marks Mr L Savill 20/1
14 MOON STORM D Maitland K Cudell Mrs S Robinson 20/1
15 NYPIN W Carson Crossley Mrs A Yeadon 20/1
The King George V Handicap Stakes took place on Thursday 16th June 1966 and was won by a bay horse by Preciptic out of Poste Restante winning a first prize was £1596 (equivalent to £30,000 in 2020) Over round 143%
King George V Stakes Handicap 1 mile 3 furlongs 211 yds 1946
            1946 1947 1948 1949
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966