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San Rafael Stakes

San Rafael Stakes
Grade III race
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California United States
Inaugurated 1981
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000

The San Rafael Stakes was an American Thoroughbred horse race run at Santa Anita Park, located in Arcadia, California. The race was a Grade III event with a purse of $150,000 and was open to three-year-olds willing to race one mile (8 furlongs) on the facility's dirt race track.

Prior to 2005, the race was held in early March. Beginning in 2005, the race was moved to mid-January to offer a better fit to trainers to race in the Sham Stakes, the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (formerly known as the Santa Catalina Stakes) and the San Felipe Stakes. It became the year's first official prep race for the U.S. Triple Crown series. However, after Conveyance's win in 2010, Santa Anita has stopped running this event.

On November 28, 2007, this Grade II stakes race was downgraded to a Grade III by the American Graded Stakes Committee.

Records

Speed record:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:

Winners of the San Rafael Stakes

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2010 Conveyance Garrett Gomez Bob Baffert Zabeel Racing International 1:36.45
2009 The Pamplemousse Alex Solis Julio C. Canani Alex Solis, Jr. 1:35.31
2008 El Gato Malo David R. Flores Craig Dollase West Point Thoroughbreds 1:33.37
2007 Notional Corey Nakatani Doug O'Neill J. Paul Reddam 1:36.48
2006 Brother Derek Alex Solis Dan Hendricks Cecil N. Peacock 1:36.11
2005 Spanish Chestnut Gary Stevens Patrick Biancone Smith & Tabor 1:36.69
2004 Imperialism Victor Espinoza Kristin Mulhall Steve Taub 1:36.11
2003 Rojo Toro Jerry Bailey Bob Baffert Hal Earnhardt 1:35.89
2002 Came Home Chris McCarron J. Paco Gonzalez Farish et al. 1:36.24
2001 Crafty C.T. Ed Delahoussaye Howard Zucker C. T. Grether, Inc. 1:35.79
2000 War Chant Kent Desormeaux Neil D. Drysdale Irving & Marjorie Cowan 1:36.45
1999 Desert Hero Corey Nakatani Wallace Dollase Thoroughbred Corp. 1:36.45
1998 Orville N Wilbur's Corey Nakatani Wallace Dollase Thoroughbred Corp. et al. 1:35.96
1997 Funontherun Goncalino Almeida Melvin F. Stute Dave & Herb Alpert 1:36.01
1996 Honour and Glory Gary Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Michael Tabor 1:36.45
1995 Larry The Legend Kent Desormeaux Craig A. Lewis Craig A. Lewis 1:37.61
1994 Tabasco Cat Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook & Reynolds 1:36.39
1993 Devoted Brass Kent Desormeaux Noble Threewitt Don W. Jordens 1:35.13
1992 A.P. Indy Ed Delahoussaye Neil D. Drysdale Tomonori Tsurumaki 1:35.41
1991 Dinard Chris McCarron Richard J. Lundy Allen E. Paulson 1:35.80
1990 Mister Frisky Gary Stevens Laz S. Barrera Solymar Stud 1:36.60
1989 Music Merci Gary Stevens Craig A. Lewis Pendleton/Royal T. Stable 1:34.80
1988 What a Diplomat Gary Stevens Richard Mulhall Meyer & Mollie Gaskin 1:38.00
1987 Masterful Advocate Laffit Pincay, Jr. Joseph Manzi Belles (Lessee) & Leveton 1:35.80
1986 Variety Road Chris McCarron Bruce Headley Kjell H. Qvale 1:35.60
1985 Smarten Up Rafael Meza Laz S. Barrera Ryehill Farm 1:36.20
1984 Precisionist Chris McCarron Ross Fenstermaker Fred W. Hooper 1:35.00
1983 Desert Wine Chris McCarron Jerry M. Fanning Cardiff Stud/T90 Ranch 1:35.60
1982 Prince Spellbound Marco Castaneda Lester W. Holt William L. Pease 1:34.40
1981 Johnlee n' Harold Marco Castaneda Hal King Michael I. Blake 1:36.00

References

  • The San Rafael Stakes at Pedigree Query
  • El Gato Malo streaks to record-setting San Rafael win article on the 2008 San Rafael Stakes titled Thoroughbred Times
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