|Grade I race|
|Location||Woodbine Racetrack, Toronto, Canada|
|Race type||Thoroughbred – Flat racing|
|Distance||1+1⁄4 miles (10 furlongs)|
|Qualification||Three-year-olds and up|
fillies and mares
|Purse||CAN$500,000 (since 2013)|
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+1⁄4 miles.
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.
Over the years, the race has been contested at various distances:
Time record: (at current 1+1⁄4 miles distance on turf)
Most wins by an owner:
Most wins by a jockey:
Most wins by a trainer:
|2020||Etoile||4||Rafael Manuel Hernandez||Chad Brown||Peter Brant, Mrs M V Magnier, Mrs Paul Shanahan||2:03.12|
|2019||Starship Jubilee||6||Luis Contreras||Kevin Attard||Blue Heaven Farm||2:03.29|
|2018||Sheikha Reika||3||Andrea Atzeni||Roger Varian||Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum||2:05.10|
|2017||Blond Me (IRE)||5||Oisin Murphy||Andrew Balding||Mrs. Barbara M. Keller||2:08.08|
|2016||Al's Gal||5||Florent Geroux||Michael J. Maker||Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey||2:01.60|
|2015||Curvy||3||Ryan Moore||David Wachman||Magnier / Tabor / Smith||2:02.88|
|2014||Just The Judge (IRE)||4||Jamie Spencer||Charles Hills||Qatar Racing / Sangster family||2:03.47|
|2013||Tannery (IRE)||4||Joel Rosario||Alan E. Goldberg||Richard Santulli||2:07.13|
|2012||Siyouma||4||Gérald Mossé||François Doumen||Robert Jeffcock||2:03.04|
|2011||Miss Keller||5||John Velazquez||Roger Attfield||Three Chimneys/Lordship Stud/McStay||2:06.98|
|2010||Reggane||4||Christophe Soumillon||Alain de Royer-Dupré||Haras De La Perelle||2:03.88|
|2009||Lahaleeb||3||William Buick||Mick Channon||M. Al-Qatami / K. Al-Mudhaf||2:02.89|
|2008||Folk Opera||4||Frankie Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor||Godolphin (racing)||2:03.70|
|2007||Mrs. Lindsay||3||Johnny Murtagh||François Rohaut||Bettina Jenney||2:00.68|
|2006||Arravale||3||Jose Valdivia Jr.||Macdonald Benson||Robert J. Costigan||2:10.34|
|2005||Honey Ryder||4||John Velazquez||Todd Pletcher||Glencrest Farm LLC||2:06.70|
|2004||Commercante||4||John Velazquez||Robert J. Frankel||A. Falourd/H. Guy/R. Trussell||2:04.02|
|2003||Volga||5||Richard Migliore||Kiaran McLaughlin||H. Joseph Allen||2:05.68|
|2002||Fraulein||3||Kevin Darley||Ed Dunlop||Philip Freedman||2:10.03|
|2001||Choc Ice||3||Johnny Murtagh||Robert Collet||Micheline Vidal||2:03.01|
|2000||Fly For Avie||5||Todd Kabel||David R. Bell||Ivan Dalos||2:03.78|
|1999||Insight||4||Mike E. Smith||John Hammond||Flaxman Holdings||2:05.34|
|1998||Zomaradah||3||Gary Stevens||Luca Cumani||Darley Racing||2:02.40|
|1997||Kool Kat Katie||3||Olivier Peslier||David Loder||Augustin Stable||2:02.00|
|1996||Wandering Star||3||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|
|1994||Truly A Dream||3||Chris McCarron||Robert Collet||Richard C. Strauss||2:01.60|
|1993||Hero's Love||5||Earlie Fires||Daniel J. Vella||Frank Stronach||2:14.40|
|1992||Hatoof||3||Walter Swinburn||Criquette Head||Sheikh Maktoum||2:07.80|
|1991||Lady Shirl||4||Garrett Gomez||Noel P. Hickey||Irish Acres Farm||2:02.40|
|1990||Ruby Tiger||3||Richard Quinn||Paul F. I. Cole||Susan Blacker||2:09.60|
|1989||Braiswick||3||Gary Carter||Geoff Wragg||Sheikh Mohammed||2:08.40|
|1988||Sudden Love||3||Ray Cochrane||Luca Cumani||Lucy Ruspoli||2:02.80|
|1987||Khariyda||3||Yves Saint-Martin||Alain de Royer-Dupré||H H Aga Khan IV||2:05.40|
|1986||Ivor's Image||3||Walter Swinburn||Michael Stoute||Simon Fraser||2:14.40|
|1985||Devalois||3||Freddy Head||Alec Head||Ghislaine Head||2:05.80|
|1984||Reine Mathilde||3||Gary W. Moore||Alec Head||Ecurie Aland||2:04.20|
|1983||L'Attrayante||3||Alain Lequeux||Olivier Douïeb||Allen E. Paulson||2:07.40|
|1982||Vidor||3||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|
|1980||Liveinthesunshine||5||Robin Platts||F. Noel Hickey||Irish Acres Farm||2:08.00|
|1979||Senorita Poquito||3||Brian Swatuk||Emile Allain||Harlequin Ranches||2:10.20|
|1978||Neatrice||3||Sandy Hawley||Maurice Zilber||B. K. Y. Stable||2:04.40|
|1977||Majestic Kahala||3||Gary Stahlbaum||J. Mort Hardy||Windhaven||2:12.80|
|1976||Momigi||4||Sandy Hawley||John Morahan||Koichiro Hayata||2:10.60|
|1975||Adieu II||3||Lloyd Duffy||Maurice Zilber||Nelson Bunker Hunt||2:06.40|
|1974||Protectora||5||Heliodoro Gustines||Warren Pascuma||Seltzer & Fairhurst||2:02.60|
|1973||Square Angel||3||Avelino Gomez||Frank H. Merrill Jr.||W. Preston Gilbride||2:02.80|
|1972||Belle Geste||4||Noel Turcotte||Carl F. Chapman||Beatrice Latimer||2:04.80|
|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|
|1969||Plegada||5||R. Stewart||Lou Cavalaris Jr.||Gardiner Farm||2:03.60|
|1968||Ice Water||5||Robin Platts||Lou Cavalaris Jr.||Gardiner Farm||2:04.00|
|1967||Hinemoa||4||Avelino Gomez||Paul Cooper||Doug Banks||1:50.80|
|1966||Speedy Lament||5||Frank Barroby||Arthur H. Warner||Armstrong Bros. Stable||1:52.40|
|1965||Northern Queen||3||Wayne Harris||Horatio Luro||Windfields Farm||1:49.60|
|1964||Etimota||4||Paul J. Bailey||Frank H. Merrill Jr.||Mrs. H. A. Luro||1:50.60|
|1963||Court Royal||4||Jim Fitzsimmons||N. Julius||J. E. Frowde Seagram||1:44.00|
|1962||Royal Spirit||3||Harlon Dalton||John Passero||Stafford Farms||1:43.60|
|1961||Victoria Regina||3||Jim Fitzsimmons||Gordon J. McCann||Windfields Farm||1:43.40|
|1960||Chic Miss||3||John R. Adams||Frank H. Merrill Jr.||Roxie Gian & Tosch||1:46.00|
|1959||Sword Woman||3||Don Hale||A. H. Routcliffe||Pine Tree Stable||1:47.20|
|1958||Kitty Girl||4||Roberto Gonzalez||Yonnie Starr||L. Maloney & C. Smythe||1:47.40|
|1957||Kitty Girl||3||Herb Lindberg||Yonnie Starr||L. Maloney / C. Smythe||1:47.60|
|1956||Flying Trapeze||3||Vic Bovine||Arthur H. Warner||Lanson Farm||1:45.60|
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