Torrey Pines Stakes

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Torrey Pines Stakes
Grade III race
Location Del Mar Racetrack
Del Mar, California, United States
Inaugurated 1976
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.dmtc.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Surface Dirt
Track Left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Torrey Pines Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in early September at Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, California. Offering a purse of $100,000, the Grade III stakes is for three-year-old fillies and is run over a mile on Polytrack synthetic dirt.[1]

The Torrey Pines Stakes was inaugurated in 1976 and was run as a restricted overnight stakes from then to 2004.

It began as an 8 1/2 furlong race but in 1997 was shortened to 8 furlongs (1 mile).

This race was upgraded from ungraded to a Grade III for its 2014 running.[2]

Records[edit]

Speed record:

  • 1:34.86 - Potesta (2012) (at current distance of 8 furlongs)
  • 1:41.00 - Drama Critic (1977) (at previous distance of 8 1/2 furlongs)

Winners[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2016 Belvoir Bay Peter Miller Norberto Arroyo, Jr. Team Valor International.Gary Barber 1:36.56
2015 Stellar Wind Victor Espinoza John W. Sadler Hronis Racing 1:36.43
2014 Jojo Warrior Martin Garcia Bob Baffert Zayat Stables 1:37.10
2013 Beholder Gary Stevens Richard Mandella Spendthrift Farm 1:36.30
  • 2012 - Potesta (1:34.86)
  • 2011 - Great Hot (1:35.88)
  • 2010 - Switch (1:36.25)
  • 2009 - Third Dawn (1:37.60)
  • 2008 - Dawn Before Dawn (1:37.10)
  • 2007 - Seaside Affair (1:41.04) (Romance is Diane placed.)
  • 2006 - Political Web (1:37.98)
  • 2005 - Pussycat Doll (1:36.21) (Multiple Grade I winner.)
  • 2004 - Muir Beach (1:37.89)
  • 2003 - Victory Encounter (1:36.45)
  • 2002 - Got Koko (1:37.00) (Grade I winner)
  • 2001 - Tamara Princess (1:36.18)
  • 2000 - Saudi Poetry (1:36.56)
  • 1999 - Perfect Six (1:37.20)
  • 1998 - Magical Allure (1:35.60)
  • 1997 - Relaxing Rhythm (1:35.80)
  • 1996 - RACE NOT RUN
  • 1995 - Main Slew (1:42.20)
  • 1994 - RACE NOT RUN
  • 1993 - Adorydar (1:42.20)
  • 1992 - Interactive (1:42.60)
  • 1991 - Numbers Game (1:43.40)
  • 1990 - Oh Sweet Thing (1:42.80)
  • 1989 - Affirmed Classic (1:41.40)
  • 1988 - Affordable Price (1:41.80)
  • 1987 - Julie the Flapper (1:41.40)
  • 1986 - Margaret Booth (1:42.20)
  • 1985 - Goldspell (1:41 2/5)
  • 1984 - Allusion (1:42.60)
  • 1983 - Mazatleca (1:43.40)
  • 1982 - Agitated Lady (1:42.80)
  • 1981 - Northern Fable (1:42.20)
  • 1980 - Summer Siren (1:42.80)
  • 1979 - Double Deceit (1:43.00)
  • 1978 - Donna Inez (1:45.40)
  • 1977 - Drama Critic (1:41.00)
  • 1976 - Quintas Fannie (1:44.00) (1st Div.)
  • 1976 - Madam Gaylady (1:45.00) (2nd Div.)

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