Matriarch Stakes

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Matriarch Stakes
Grade 1 race
Location Del Mar Racetrack
formerly run at the now closed Hollywood Park Racetrack
Inglewood, California, United States
Inaugurated1981
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Del Mar website
Race information
Distance1 mile (8 furlongs)
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds & up
fillies and mares
WeightAssigned
Purse$300,000 (since 2014) [1]

The Matriarch Stakes is an American Grade I turf race for thoroughbred horses now run during Del Mar Racetrack's Fall Meet in early December with a current purse of $300,000. The race is open to fillies and mares, age three and up, and is contested over a distance of one mile (8 furlongs.

Contents

Prior to 2014, the Matriarch was run at Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California). The race was not run in 2005 due to problems with Hollywood Park's grass course.

Inaugurated in 1981 as a weight-for age race, since inception the Matriarch has been contested at various distances:

The Matriarch Stakes was run in two divisions in 1982.

Records

Speed record:

Most wins:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner :

Winners

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2019Got Stormy4 Tyler Gaffalione Mark Casse Gary Barber1:34.24
2018Uni5 Joel Rosario Chad Brown Dubb, M., Head of Plains Partners LLC, LaPenta, R. and Bethlehem Stables LLC1:34.35
2017Off Limits (IRE)5 Joel Rosario Chad Brown Martin S. Schwartz1:34.37
2016Miss Temple City4 Edgar Prado H. Graham Motion The Club Racing, Needle in a Haystack & Sagamore Farm1:35.16
2015 Stormy Lucy 6 Kent J. Desormeaux Ed Moger, Jr. Steve Moger1:35.16
2014 La Tia 5 Joel Rosario Armando De la cerda Salvador Hernandez1:35.37
2013 Egg Drop 4 Martin Garcia Mike MitchellLittle Red Feather Racing1:34.03
2012Better Lucky3 Eddie Castro Thomas Albertrani Godolphin Racing 1:34.18
2011Star Billing3 Victor Espinoza John Shirreffs George Krikorian1:35:45
2010 Gypsy's Warning 5 Joel Rosario Graham Motion Team Valor/Green Lantern Stables1:34.01
2009 Ventura 5 Garrett Gomez Humberto Ascanio Juddmonte Farms 1:33.58
2008 Cocoa Beach 4 Ramon Dominguez Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 1:35.49
2007 Precious Kitten 4 Rafael Bejarano Robert J. Frankel Ken & Sarah Ramsey 1:33.63
2006Price Tag3 Edgar Prado Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:34.70
2005no race
2004 Intercontinental 4 Jerry Bailey Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:35.87
2003Heat Haze4 John Velazquez Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:34.43
2002Dress to Thrill3 Pat Smullen Dermot Weld Moyglare Stud 1:48.31
2001 Starine 4 John Velazquez Robert J. Frankel Robert J. Frankel 1:50.16
2000Tout Charmant4 Chris McCarron Ron McAnally Stonerside Stable 1:46.06
1999Happyanunoit4 Brice Blanc Robert J. Frankel Amerman Racing Stables1:46.30
1998Squeak3 Alex Solis Ben D. A. Cecil Gary A. Tanaka 2:05.08
1997 Ryafan 3 Alex Solis Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 2:05.80
1996 Wandesta 5 Corey Nakatani Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 2:00.14
1995Duda4 Jerry Bailey William I. Mott Madeleine Paulson 2:00.37
1994Exchange6 Laffit Pincay, Jr. William B. Spawr Sid & Jenny Craig 1:49.42
1993 Flawlessly 5 Chris McCarron Charlie Whittingham Harbor View Farm 1:46.78
1992 Flawlessly 4 Chris McCarron Charlie Whittingham Harbor View Farm 1:46.14
1991 Flawlessly 3 Chris McCarron Charlie Whittingham Harbor View Farm 1:46.60
1990Countus In5 Corey Nakatani Steven M. Rieser Charles G. Middleton III1:46.20
1989Claire Marine4 Chris McCarron Charlie Whittingham Sidney L. Port/C. E. Whittingham 1:47.40
1988Nastique4 Bill Shoemaker Stephen A. DiMauro Bernard Chaus & Herb Goldstein1:47.00
1987Asteroid Field4 Aaron Gryder John Gosden Sheikh Mohammed 1:51.00
1986Auspiciante5 Cash Asmussen Ron McAnally Jack Kent Cooke 1:48.00
1985Fact Finder6 Sandy Hawley Charlie Whittingham Nelson Bunker Hunt 1:48.20
1984 Royal Heroine 4 Fernando Toro John Gosden Robert Sangster 1:49.40
1983 Sangue 5 Bill Shoemaker Henry M. Moreno R. Charlene Parks1:49.40
1982Pale Purple4 Ray Sibille Robert L. Wheeler not found1:48.60
1982Castilla3 Ray Sibille Charlie Whittingham Mary Jones Bradley 1:47.40
1981 Kilijaro 5 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Charlie Whittingham Edward Seltzer et al.1:47.00

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References

  1. "Matriarch Stakes Profile". www.equibase.com. Retrieved 5 December 2016.