$500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) Presented by Lane’s End
October 13, 2018
The Challenge Cup was inaugurated on October 11, 1984, in honor of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who attended the races and presented a trophy on that date during her private visit to Central Kentucky. Lane's End Farm of Versailles, Ky., became the sponsor in 2014.
In 2017 La Coronel captured the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) Presented by Lane's End for owner John Oxley, trainer Mark Casse and jockey Jose Lezcano.