What is the Royal Lodge Stakes?

The Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket on the Road to the Kentucky Derby

Contested at the Rowley Mile in Newmarket, England, the one-mile Royal Lodge Stakes is a Group 2 turf stakes for two-year-old colts and geldings. As a stop on the European Road to the Kentucky Derby, the stakes awards qualifying points to the top five finishers on a 10–5–3–2–1 scale.

JOHNSON: Tips for handicapping the Royal Lodge Stakes