Awesome Again Stakes
|Awesome Again Stakes|
|Grade I race|
|Location||Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Distance||1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)|
|Qualification||Three-year-olds and up|
|Weight||Three-Year-Olds: 121 lbs.
Older horses: 124 lbs
Formerly known as the Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap and the Goodwood Stakes, it is open to horses, age three and up, willing to race 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs) on the dirt. Previously, it had been raced at 11/16 miles from 1982 through 1984 and again in 1986. In 2007 the race was upgraded by the American Graded Stakes Committee to a Grade I event from its previous Grade II status. The Goodwood currently offers a purse of $250,000.
The race reverted to the Goodwood Stakes in 2008, as all Breeders' Cup Stakes Funded races lost the Breeders' Cup name.
In 2012, the race was named in honor of 1998 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Awesome Again.
- 1:46.72 - Bertrando (1994)
Most wins by an owner:
- 2 - Peter Perkins (1984, 1985)
- 2 - Diamond A Racing (2002, 2003)
Most wins by a jockey:
- 5 - Gary L. Stevens (1988, 1994, 1998, 2005, 2013)
Most wins by a trainer:
- 5 - Charles Whittingham (1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991)
Winners of the Goodwood Handicap
*1996 Alphabet Soup won the race but was disqualified to third.
‡ In 2010 run at Hollywood Park.
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