New York Stallion Series

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The New York Stallion Series was created by the New York Thoroughbred Breeders', Inc. The races (once a day-long event but now spread out over various dates) are run at Aqueduct Racetrack and/or Belmont Park and feature the progeny of stallions standing in the state of New York.[1]

First race Thunder Rumble[edit]

New York Stallion Thunder Rumble Stakes is for Thoroughbred horses three-years-old and up. The Thunder Rumble is restricted to geldings and colts at a distance of seven furlongs on the dirt and offers a purse of $75,000.[2]

Past winners[edit]

Second race Great White Way[edit]

New York Stallion Great White Way Division (named for the famous theater district running along New York City's Broadway) is for two-year-old geldings and colts at a distance of six furlongs and offers a purse of $100,000.[3]

The race was run at Belmont Park in 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1990.

Past winners[edit]

Third race Perfect Arc[edit]

The New York Stallion Perfect Arc Division is restricted to fillies and mares three-years-old and up and run at a distance of one and one sixteenth mile on the turf for a purse of $75,000.

Past winners[edit]

Fourth race Fifth Avenue[edit]

The New York Stallion Fifth Avenue Division is restricted to two year old filles, the Fifth Avenue is run at a distance of six furlongs and offers a purse of $100,000.[4]

Fifth Avenue is a noted street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, dividing the borough's East and West sides. It was run at Belmont Park in 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1990.

Past winners[edit]

  • 2008 - Sarah Accomplished (Jose Lezcano)
  • 2007 - Canadian Ballet (Alan Garcia)
  • 2006 - Laurentide Ice (Cornelio Velasquez)
  • 2005 - Princess Sweet (Cornelio Velasquez)
  • 2004 - Karakorum Splendor (Pablo Fragoso)
  • 2003 - So Sweet a Cat (John Velazquez)
  • 2002 - Beautiful America (Jose A. Santos)
  • 2001 - Princess Dixie (Edgar Prado)
  • 2000 - Bon Fearless (Mike Luzzi)
  • 1999 - Dat You Miz Blue (Jerry D. Bailey)
  • 1998 - Long Distance (Richard Migliore)
  • 1997 - Dancewiththebride (Cornelio Velasquez)
  • 1996 - Iamacarr (Mike Smith)
  • 1995 - Thunder Achiever (Jerry D. Bailey)
  • 1994 - Rogues Walk (John Velazquez)
  • 1993 - Princess JV (Richard Migliore)
  • 1992 - Etta (Julie Krone)
  • 1991 - Queen of Truimph (Jorge F. Chavez)
  • 1990 - Talc's Coventry (Jerry D. Bailey)
  • 1989 - Just Cuz (Jerry D. Bailey)
  • 1988 - Addy's Appeal (William Fox, Jr.)
  • 1987 - Mithrandir (Julio Pezua)
  • 1986 - Lady Cave (Robbie Davis)
  • 1985 - Romantic Girl (Nick Santagata)

Fifth race Long Island[edit]

The Long Island Handicap is a race for Thoroughbred horses held each November at Aqueduct Racetrack. The race is for fillies and mares, age three and up, willing to race the one and one-half miles on the turf.

This race was down-graded from a Grade II event to a Grade III beginning in 2007, and carries a purse of $150,000.

Past winners[edit]

  • 2008 - Criticisms
  • 2007 - Dalvina (Cornelio Velasquez)
  • 2006 - Safari Queen
  • 2005 - Olaya
  • 2004 - Eleusis
  • 2003 - Spice Island
  • 2002 - Uriah
  • 2001 - Queue

Sixth race Staten Island[edit]

The New York Stallion Series Staten Island Stakes is for fillies and mares three-years-old and up. The Staten Island is run at a distance of seven furlongs on the dirt and offers a purse of $75,000.[5]

The race is named for the island that sits just below the island of Manhattan.

Past winners[edit]

  • 2010 - Big Brownie
  • 2009 - Mother Russia
  • 2008 - Under Serviced (John Velazquez)
  • 2007 - Tamberino (Eibar Coa)

Seventh race Cormorant[edit]

The New York Stallion Series Cormorant Division is for three-year-olds and up at a distance of one and one sixteenth miles on the turf and offers a purse of $75,000.

Past winners[edit]

  • 2009 - Ruffino (6)
  • 2008 - Classic Park (5) (Cornelio Velasquez)
  • 2007 - Red Zipper (4) (Eibar Coa)
  • 2006 - Red Zipper(3) (Eibar Coa)
  • 2005 - Retribution (3) (Cornelio Velasquez)
  • 2004 - Pa Pa Da (3) (Jose Espinoza)
  • 2003 - Quantum Merit (4) (Richard Migliore)
  • 2002 - Haggs Castle (4) (Mike Luzzi)
  • 2001 - Union One (4) (Richard Migliore)
  • 2000 - Chasin’ Wimmin (5) (Jean-Luc Samyn)

Eighth race Park Avenue[edit]

The New York York Stallion Series Park Avenue division (in its 18th year as of 2011) is for three-year-old fillies at a distance of 612 furlongs and offers a purse of $100,000.

Past winners[edit]

Ninth race Times Square Division[edit]

The Times Square is run at 612 furlongs and restricted to three-year-old colts and geldings.

Past winners[edit]

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