Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

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Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
Grade I race
Location United States
Inaugurated 2008
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8.0 furlongs)
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Two-Year-Old Fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $1,000,000

The Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf is a one-mile turf stakes race for thoroughbred fillies two years old. As its name implies, it is part of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, the de facto year-end championship for North American thoroughbred racing.

The race was run for the first time in 2008 during the first day of Breeders' Cup racing at that year's host track, Santa Anita Park, and since its inception has been limited to 12 starters.[1]

Because of technical requirements, it was not eligible for classification as a graded stakes race in its first two runnings.[2] The American Graded Stakes Committee made it a Grade II race in 2010.[3] Effective with the 2012 edition, it became a Grade I race.[4]

Automatic Berths[edit]

Beginning in 2007, the Breeders' Cup developed the Breeders' Cup Challenge, a series of races in each division that allotted automatic qualifying bids to winners of defined races. Each of the thirteen divisions has between two and twelve of these "Win and You're In" qualifying races.

In the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf division, runners are limited to 14 and there are up to five automatic berths. Note though that one horse may win multiple challenge races, while other challenge winners will not be entered in the Breeders' Cup for a variety of reasons such as injury or travel considerations.

The 2017 "Win and You're In" races are:[5]

  1. Moyglare Stud Stakes, a Group 1 race run in September at Curragh Racecourse in County Kildare, Ireland
  2. Natalma Stakes, a Grade 2 race run in September at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  3. Rockfel Stakes, a Group 2 race run in September at Newmarket Racecourse in Suffolk, England
  4. Prix Marcel Boussac, a Group 1 race run in October at Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France
  5. Jessamine Stakes, a Grade 2 race run in October at Keeneland Racecourse in Kentucky

Records[edit]

Most wins by a jockey:

  • No jockey has won this race more than once.

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:

  • No owner has won this race more than once.

Winners of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf since 2008[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
Purse
Grade
2016 New Money Honey Javier Castellano Chad Brown E Five Racing Thoroughbreds 1:34.01 $1,000,000 I
2015 Catch A Glimpse Florent Geroux Mark Casse Gary Barber, Michael Ambler & Windways Farm 1:39.08 $1,000,000 I
2014 Lady Eli Irad Ortiz Jr. Chad Brown Sheep Pond Partners 1:33.41 $1,000,000 I
2013 Chriselliam (IRE) Richard Hughes Charles Hills W Carson, E Asprey & C Wright 1:33.72 $1,000,000 I
2012 Flotilla (FRA) Christophe Lemaire Mikel Delzangles Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani 1:34.64 $1,000,000 I
2011 Stephanie's Kitten John Velazquez Wayne Catalano Ken & Sarah Ramsey 1:38.90 $1,000,000 II
2010 More Than Real Garrett K. Gomez Todd Pletcher Bobby Flay 1:36.61 $1,000,000 II
2009 Tapitsfly Robby Albarado Dale Romans Frank L. Jones, Jr. 1:34.25 $1,000,000
2008 Maram Jose Lezcano Chad Brown Karen N. Woods & Saud bin Khaled 1:35.15 $1,000,000

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