E. P. Taylor Stakes

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E. P. Taylor Stakes
Grade I race
Location Woodbine Racetrack, Toronto, Canada
Inaugurated1956
Race type ThoroughbredFlat racing
Website Woodbine Racetrack
Race information
Distance1+14 miles (10 furlongs)
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds and up
fillies and mares
WeightScale weight
Purse CAN$500,000 (since 2013) [1]

The E. P. Taylor Stakes is a Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares held annually since 1956 in October at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is run on the E. P. Taylor turf course at a distance of 1+14 miles.

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Originally run as the Nettie Handicap, the race was renamed in 1981 to honor the late Edward Plunket Taylor, President of the Ontario Jockey Club from 1953 to 1973 and a founder of the Jockey Club of Canada. An inductee of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, E. P. Taylor owned Windfields Farm, Canada's most successful horse breeding operation.

The E. P. Taylor Stakes is a Grade I event with a purse of CAN$500,000 and draws horses from across North America as well as Europe. It is raced as a companion event to the Canadian International Stakes and can be a final stepping stone for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, depending on the time frame between the running of the two races.

Distances

Over the years, the race has been contested at various distances:

Records

Time record: (at current 1+14 miles distance on turf)

Most wins:

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2020Etoile4Rafael Manuel Hernandez Chad Brown Peter Brant, Mrs M V Magnier, Mrs Paul Shanahan2:03.12
2019 Starship Jubilee 6 Luis Contreras Kevin AttardBlue Heaven Farm2:03.29
2018Sheikha Reika3 Andrea Atzeni Roger Varian Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum2:05.10
2017Blond Me (IRE)5 Oisin Murphy Andrew Balding Mrs. Barbara M. Keller2:08.08
2016Al's Gal5 Florent Geroux Michael J. Maker Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey 2:01.60
2015Curvy3 Ryan Moore David Wachman Magnier / Tabor / Smith2:02.88
2014 Just The Judge (IRE)4 Jamie Spencer Charles Hills Qatar Racing / Sangster family2:03.47
2013 Tannery (IRE)4 Joel Rosario Alan E. Goldberg Richard Santulli2:07.13
2012 Siyouma 4 Gérald Mossé François Doumen Robert Jeffcock2:03.04
2011 Miss Keller 5 John Velazquez Roger Attfield Three Chimneys/Lordship Stud/McStay2:06.98
2010 Reggane 4 Christophe Soumillon Alain de Royer-Dupré Haras De La Perelle2:03.88
2009 Lahaleeb 3 William Buick Mick Channon M. Al-Qatami / K. Al-Mudhaf2:02.89
2008 Folk Opera 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin (racing) 2:03.70
2007Mrs. Lindsay3 Johnny Murtagh François Rohaut Bettina Jenney2:00.68
2006 Arravale 3 Jose Valdivia Jr. Macdonald Benson Robert J. Costigan2:10.34
2005 Honey Ryder 4 John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Glencrest Farm LLC2:06.70
2004Commercante4 John Velazquez Robert J. Frankel A. Falourd/H. Guy/R. Trussell2:04.02
2003Volga5 Richard Migliore Kiaran McLaughlin H. Joseph Allen 2:05.68
2002Fraulein3 Kevin Darley Ed Dunlop Philip Freedman 2:10.03
2001Choc Ice3 Johnny Murtagh Robert Collet Micheline Vidal2:03.01
2000Fly For Avie5 Todd Kabel David R. Bell Ivan Dalos2:03.78
1999Insight4 Mike E. Smith John Hammond Flaxman Holdings 2:05.34
1998Zomaradah3 Gary Stevens Luca Cumani Darley Racing 2:02.40
1997Kool Kat Katie3 Olivier Peslier David Loder Augustin Stable 2:02.00
1996Wandering Star3 Herb McCauley James Fanshawe H. Joseph Allen 2:04.60
1995 Timarida 3 Frankie Dettori John Oxx H H Aga Khan IV 2:03.60
1994Truly A Dream3 Chris McCarron Robert Collet Richard C. Strauss 2:01.60
1993Hero's Love5 Earlie Fires Daniel J. Vella Frank Stronach 2:14.40
1992 Hatoof 3 Walter Swinburn Criquette Head Sheikh Maktoum 2:07.80
1991Lady Shirl4 Garrett Gomez Noel P. Hickey Irish Acres Farm2:02.40
1990Ruby Tiger3 Richard Quinn Paul F. I. Cole Susan Blacker 2:09.60
1989Braiswick3 Gary Carter Geoff Wragg Sheikh Mohammed 2:08.40
1988Sudden Love3 Ray Cochrane Luca Cumani Lucy Ruspoli2:02.80
1987Khariyda3 Yves Saint-Martin Alain de Royer-Dupré H H Aga Khan IV 2:05.40
1986Ivor's Image3 Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute Simon Fraser2:14.40
1985Devalois3 Freddy Head Alec Head Ghislaine Head 2:05.80
1984Reine Mathilde3 Gary W. Moore Alec Head Ecurie Aland 2:04.20
1983 L'Attrayante 3 Alain Lequeux Olivier Douïeb Allen E. Paulson 2:07.40
1982Vidor3 Sandy Hawley Maurice Zilber Nelson Bunker Hunt 2:09.80
1981 De La Rose 3 Eddie Maple Woody Stephens Henryk de Kwiatkowski 2:05.40
1980Liveinthesunshine5 Robin Platts F. Noel Hickey Irish Acres Farm2:08.00
1979Senorita Poquito3 Brian Swatuk Emile Allain Harlequin Ranches 2:10.20
1978Neatrice3 Sandy Hawley Maurice Zilber B. K. Y. Stable2:04.40
1977Majestic Kahala3 Gary Stahlbaum J. Mort Hardy Windhaven2:12.80
1976 Momigi 4 Sandy Hawley John Morahan Koichiro Hayata2:10.60
1975Adieu II3 Lloyd Duffy Maurice Zilber Nelson Bunker Hunt 2:06.40
1974Protectora5 Heliodoro Gustines Warren Pascuma Seltzer & Fairhurst2:02.60
1973 Square Angel 3 Avelino Gomez Frank H. Merrill Jr. W. Preston Gilbride2:02.80
1972 Belle Geste 4 Noel Turcotte Carl F. Chapman Beatrice Latimer2:04.80
1971 Tudor Queen 4 Don Hale Gil Rowntree Stafford Farms 2:02.00
1970 Mary of Scotland 3 Richard Grubb Lou Cavalaris Jr. Gardiner Farm 2:07.80
1969Plegada5 R. Stewart Lou Cavalaris Jr. Gardiner Farm 2:03.60
1968 Ice Water 5 Robin Platts Lou Cavalaris Jr. Gardiner Farm 2:04.00
1967Hinemoa4 Avelino Gomez Paul Cooper Doug Banks1:50.80
1966Speedy Lament5 Frank Barroby Arthur H. Warner Armstrong Bros. Stable 1:52.40
1965 Northern Queen 3 Wayne Harris Horatio Luro Windfields Farm 1:49.60
1964Etimota4 Paul J. Bailey Frank H. Merrill Jr. Mrs. H. A. Luro 1:50.60
1963Court Royal4 Jim Fitzsimmons N. Julius J. E. Frowde Seagram 1:44.00
1962Royal Spirit3 Harlon Dalton John Passero Stafford Farms 1:43.60
1961Victoria Regina3 Jim Fitzsimmons Gordon J. McCann Windfields Farm 1:43.40
1960Chic Miss3 John R. Adams Frank H. Merrill Jr. Roxie Gian & Tosch1:46.00
1959Sword Woman3 Don Hale A. H. Routcliffe Pine Tree Stable1:47.20
1958Kitty Girl4 Roberto Gonzalez Yonnie Starr L. Maloney & C. Smythe 1:47.40
1957Kitty Girl3 Herb Lindberg Yonnie Starr L. Maloney / C. Smythe 1:47.60
1956Flying Trapeze3 Vic Bovine Arthur H. Warner Lanson Farm 1:45.60

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References

  1. "Statistics – E. P. Taylor Stakes". Equibase. Retrieved 23 July 2016.