Blue Norther Stakes

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Blue Norther Stakes
Non-graded stakes race
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight 122 lbs. & allowances
Purse $$75,000 Added
Bonuses Up to $21,000 to California-breds

The Blue Norther Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually near the end of December at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Open to two-year-old fillies, the non-graded stakes is contested on turf over a distance of one mile (8 furlongs).

Named for Blue Norther, a top filly in United States racing in 1964, the race will be run for the 21st time in 2017.

The 2009 edition was run on New Year's Day, 2010.

Winners since 2001[edit]

2016 Miss Sugars (GB) Tyler Baze Jeff Mullins Red Baron's Barn/Rancho Temescal 1:36.24
2015 Belvoir Bay (GB) Flavien Prat Peter Miller Team Valor/Gary Barber 1:36.15
2015 Lutine Belle Alex Solis Jerry Hollendorfer KMN Racing 1:35.50
2014 Sushi Empire Corey Nakatani Eoin Harty Wounded Warrior Stables 1:36.22
2013 NO RACE
2012 Sky High Gal Julien Leparoux John Sadler Hronis Racing, LLC 1:36.22
2011 Lady of Shamrock Garrett Gomez John Sadler Hronis Racing 1:34.24
2010 Tales in Excess Joel Rosario Jerry Hollendorfer Awtrey & Dutton Stables 1:36.23
2009 In the Slips Garrett Gomez Jeff Mullins Michael House 1:36.84
2008 Navigator Victor Espinoza Ronald W. Ellis Jay Em Ess Stable 1:36.38
2007 Gorgeous Goose Jose Valdivia, Jr. Mike Puype M. A. Denes/M. E. Woelfel 1:35.95
2006 Make Mine Minnie Garrett Gomez Jeff Mullins Gayle Fogelson 1:35.94
2005 Cee's Irish Tyler Baze Douglas F. O'Neill Merv Griffin 1:38.37
2004 Mambo Slew Mike E. Smith Patrick Biancone Frank Manganaro 1:34.68
2003 Major Idea Victor Espinoza Neil D. Drysdale The Thoroughbred Corp. 1:34.89
2002 Megahertz Alex Solis Robert J. Frankel Michael Bello 1:35.74
2001 Smart Timing Chris McCarron D. Wayne Lukas Bob & Beverly Lewis 1:36.77