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The 2024 Group 1 race calendar and results for the UK and Ireland Flat seasons

The 2024 UK and Irish Flat turf racing seasons begin in March and run until October. Planet Sport checks out the big Grade 1 races, including the summer festivals at Newmarket, Ascot, Epsom and more.

The 2024 UK and Ireland Flat seasons is awash with high quality Group 1 racing.

Here's Planet Sport's guide to all the Group 1 race results from the 2024 season.

Remember you can follow all the live horse racing action from across the globe by using Planet Sport's race centres and you can also have a punt with Planet Sport Bet.


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Irish Guineas Festival (May 24-26)

Saturday, May 25

Irish 2,000 Guineas (Curragh)

Sunday, May 26

Tattersalls Gold Cup (Curragh)
Irish 1,000 Guineas (Curragh)


Group 1 2024 upcoming fixtures in UK and Ireland:




The Derby Festival (May 31- June 1)

Friday, May 31

Coronation Cup (Epsom)
The Oaks (Epsom)

Saturday, June 1

Derby Stakes (Epsom)


Royal Ascot (June 18 - June 22)

Tuesday, June 18

Queen Anne Stakes (Ascot)
Kings Stand Stakes (Ascot)

Wednesday, June 19

St James's Palace Stakes (Ascot)
Prince Of Wales's Stakes (Ascot)

Thursday, June 20

Ascot Gold Cup (Ascot)

Friday, June 21

Commonwealth Cup (Ascot)

Coronation Stakes (Ascot)

Saturday, June 22

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Stakes (Ascot)


Irish Derby Festival (June 28-30)

Saturday, June 29

Pretty Polly Stakes (Curragh)

Sunday, June 30

Irish Derby (Curragh)



Saturday, July 6
Eclipse Stakes (Sandown)


July Festival (July 11 - 13)

Friday, July 12

Falmouth Stakes (Newmarket)

Saturday, July 13

July Cup (Newmarket)


Irish Oaks Weekend (July 20-21)

Saturday, July 20

Irish Oaks (Curragh)


Saturday, July 27

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Ascot)


Goodwood Festival (July 30 - August 3)

Tuesday, July 30

Goodwood Cup (Goodwood)

Wednesday, July 31

Sussex Stakes (Goodwood)

Thursday, August 1

Nassau Stakes (Goodwood)




Saturday, August 10

Phoenix Stakes (Curragh)


Ebor Festival (August 21- 24)

Wednesday, August 21

International Stakes (York)

Thursday, August 22

Yorkshire Oaks (York)

Friday, August 23

Nunthorpe Stakes (York)

Saturday, August 7

Sprint Cup (Haydock)


Saturday, August 14

St Leger Stakes    (Doncaster)




Irish Champions Festival (September 14-15)

Saturday, September 14

Matron Stakes (Leopardstown)

Irish Champion Stakes (Leopardstown)

Sunday, September 15

Flying Five Stakes (Curragh)

Moyglare Stud Stakes (Curragh)

Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (Curragh)

Irish St Leger (Curragh)


Cambridgeshire Meeting ( September 26-28)

Saturday, September 28

Cheveley Park Stakes (Newmarket)

Middle Park Stakes (Newmarket)



Saturday, October 5

Sun Chariot Stakes (Newmarket)


Future Champions Festival (October 11-12)

Friday, October 11

Fillies Miles (Newmarket)

Saturday, October 12

Dewhurst Stakes (Newmarket)

Champions Day (October 19)

Saturday, October 10

Champions Sprint Stakes (Ascot)

Fillies & Mares Stakes (Ascot)

Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Ascot)

Champion Stakes (Ascot)


Saturday, October 26

Vertem Futurity Trophy (Doncaster)


Group 1 winners in the 2024 UK and Ireland Flat season

Notable Speech



Saturday, May 18

Audience was a shock winner of the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Full report


Guineas Festival (May 3-5)

Saturday, May 5

Elmalka flew home to break French hearts and give Roger Varian a first win in the Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Full report

Saturday, May 4

Notable Speech was a surprise winner as City Of Troy failed to land a blow in the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Full report


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