Cartier Racing Awards winners 2021 full rundown: St Mark’s Basilica named Horse Of The Year

The great and the good of racing were in London on Wednesday night for the Cartier Racing Awards and Planet Sport are on hand with a full rundown of the winners.

Horse racing isn't all about muddy breeches and splattered goggles, there's always the chance to get suited and booted at the Cartier Racing Awards, where the top talents in European flat racing are crowned.

Planet Sport have a full rundown on all the gong recipients and you can set your watch to these Cartier Racing Awards victors.

Irish Champion Stakes winner St Mark's Basilica has been revered as Horse Of The Year at the 31st Cartier Racing Awards, held at the Dorchester Hotel in London on Wednesday night.

The retired Coolmore colt was also named the Three-Year-Old Colt of the Year, an honour which will do his value as a stallion at stud no harm at all.

Elsewhere, Lockinge Stakes winner Palace Pier was named Older Horse of the Year, Ed Walker's meteoric Starman won Sprinter of the Year, while Cheveley Park Stud's exciting Inspiral scooped Two-Year-Old Filly of the Year for John and Thady Gosden.

Alan King's likeable long-ranger Trueshan was rewarded for a stellar summer, including beating Stradivarius in the Prix du Cadran by being named Stayer of the Year.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Horse of the Year - St Mark's Basilica

Older Horse of the Year - Palace Pier

Three-Year-Old Colt of the Year - St Mark's Basilica

Three-Year-Old Filly of the Year - Snowfall

Sprinter of the Year - Starman

Stayer of the Year - Trueshan

Two-Year-Old Colt of the Year - Native Trail

Two-Year-Old Filly of the Year - Inspiral

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