Victory Ride Stakes

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Victory Ride Stakes
Grade III race
Location Belmont Park
Elmont, New York
Inaugurated 2003
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.nyra.com/index Belmont
Race information
Distance 6 12 furlongs sprint
Surface Dirt
Track Left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000[1]

The Victory Ride Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old fillies run at a distance of ​6 12 furlongs on the dirt. It is a Grade III race with a current purse of $150,000.

Since 2012, the race has been run at Belmont Park in early July. Earlier runnings were at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. The race was run at 6 furlongs until 2013, when it was changed to ​6 12 furlongs.

The race is named in honor of Victory Ride, Saratoga's Grade I Test Stakes champion in 2001.

The race was ungraded for its first three editions. It became a Gr.III in 2006.

Past winners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Victory Ride Stakes". www.equibase.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016.