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Major Stakes Races

Schedule and results of major stakes races in 1999; (T) indicates turf race course; (F) indicates furlongs.


Jan. 3Spectacular Bid B.C. Stakes*Gulfstream6 FTexas GlitterJohn R. Velazquez$75,000
Jan. 9San Miguel Stakes*Santa Anita6 FCape Canaveral David Flores100,000
Jan. 16Holy Bull Stakes*Gulfstream11/16Grits'n Hard ToastRobbie G. Davis100,000
Jan. 16Golden Gate DerbyGolden Gate11/16Epic HonorLonnie Meche150,000
Jan. 30Donn HandicapGulfstream11/8Puerto MaderoKent Desormeaux500,000
Jan. 31Hutcheson Stakes*Gulfstream7 FBet Me BestJerry Bailey150,000
Jan. 31Santa Catalina Stakes*Santa Anita11/16General ChallengeGary Stevens106,500
Feb. 6Charles H. Strub StakesSanta Anita11/8Event of the YearCorey Nakatani500,000
Feb. 6San Vicente Stakes*Santa Anita7 FExploitChris McCarron150,000
Feb. 20Fountain of Youth Stakes*Gulfstream11/16VicarShane Sellars200,000
Feb. 27Southwest Stakes*Oaklawn1Jim'smrteeTravis Hightower75,000
Feb. 27Gulfstream Park HandicapGulfstream11/4BehrensJorge Chavez350,000
Feb. 28Rampart HandicapGulfstream11/16Banshee BreezeJerry Bailey200,000
Feb. 28San Rafael Stakes*Santa Anita1Desert HeroCorey Nakatani200,000
Mar. 6El Camino Real Derby*Bay Meadows11/16CliquotDavid Flores200,000
Mar. 6Santa Anita HandicapSanta Anita11/4Free HouseChris McCarron1,000,000
Mar. 7Santa Margarita HandicapSanta Anita11/8ManistiqueGary Stevens300,000
Mar. 13Swale Stakes*Gulfstream7 FYes It's TrueJerry Bailey100,000
Mar. 13Florida Derby*Gulfstream11/8Vicar Shane Sellars 750,000
Mar. 13San Felipe Stakes*Santa Anita11/16Prime TimberDavid Flores250,000
Mar. 14Louisiana Derby*Fairgrounds11/16Kimberlite PipeRobby Albarado600,000
Mar. 14Santa Anita OaksSanta Anita11/16Excellent MeetingKent Desormeaux250,000
Mar. 20Rebel Stakes*Oaklawn11/16EtbauerMike Smith125,000
Mar. 21Gotham Stakes*Aqueduct1BadgeShaun Bridgmonhan150,000
Mar. 22Tampa Bay Derby*Tampa Bay11/16PineaffJose Santos150,000
Mar. 27Gallery Furniture.com Stakes†*Turfway11/8Stephen Got EvenShane Sellers750,000
Mar. 28Dubai ClassicNad al-Sheba11/4AlmutawakelRichard Hills5,000,000
Apr. 3Santa Anita Derby*Santa Anita11/8General ChallengeGary Stevens750,000
Apr. 3Flamingo StakesHialeah11/8First AmericanJose Velez Jr.250,000
Apr. 3Ashland StakesKeeneland11/16SilverbulletdayJerry Bailey500,000
Apr. 3Oaklawn HandicapOaklawn11/8BehrensJorge Chavez750,000
Apr. 7Lafayette Stakes*Keeneland7 FYes It's TrueJerry Bailey100,000
Apr. 9Apple Blossom HandicapOaklawn11/16Banshee BreezeJerry Bailey500,000
Apr. 10Blue Grass Stakes*Keeneland11/8MenifeePat Day750,000
Apr. 10Arkansas Derby*Oaklawn11/8ValholBilly Patin500,000
Apr. 10Wood Memorial*Aqueduct11/8AdonisJorge Chavez$600,000
Apr. 10Bay Shore Stakes*Aqueduct7 FPerfect ScoreEdgar Prado100,000
Apr. 17Federico Tesio Stakes*Pimlico11/8Talk's CheapMichael J. Luzzi200,000
Apr. 18San Juan Capistrano HandicapSanta Anita13/4 (T)Single EmpireKent Desormeaux400,000
Apr. 18Lexington Stakes*Keeneland11/16CharismaticJerry Bailey325,000
Apr. 18Lone Star Derby*Lone Star11/16T.B. Track StarEddie Martin Jr.300,000
Apr. 24Derby Trial*Churchill Downs1Patience GameCorey Nakatani100,000
Apr. 30Kentucky OaksChurchill Downs11/8SilverbulletdayGary Stevens500,000
May 1Kentucky Derby*Churchill Downs11/4CharismaticChris Antley1,000,000
May 1Withers Stakes*Aqueduct1Successful AppealJose Espinoza150,000
May 8Pimlico SpecialPimlico13/16Real QuietGary Stevens500,000
May 8Illinois Derby*Sportsman's Park11/8Vision and VerseH. Castillo Jr.500,000
May 14Black-Eyed Susan StakesPimlico11/8SilverbulletdayGary Stevens200,000
May 15Preakness Stakes*Pimlico13/16CharismaticChris Antley1,000,000
May 23Peter Pan Stakes*Belmont11/8Best of LuckJean-Luc Samyn150,000
May 29California DerbyGolden Gate11/8 (T)Red Sky's Russell Baze125,000
May 29Metropolitan MileBelmont1Sir BearJohn Velazquez500,000
May 29Massachusetts HandicapSuffolk Downs11/8BehrensJorge Chavez600,000
May 29The Californian Hollywood Park11/8Old TriesteChris McCarron300,000
May 31Charles Whittgham HandicapHollywood Park11/4 (T)River BayAlex Solis400,000
June 4Acorn StakesBelmont1Three RingJerry Bailey200,000
June 5Belmont Stakes*Belmont11/2Lemon Drop KidJose Santos1,000,000
June 5Riva Ridge Stakes*Belmont7 FYes It's TrueJerry Bailey 150,000
June 5Vodafone English DerbyEpsom Downs11/2 (T)OathKieren Fallon795,500
June 12Stephen Foster HandicapChurchill Downs11/8Victory GallopJerry Bailey750,000
June 13Leonard Richards Stakes*Delaware11/16Stellar BrushMichael McCarthy 200,000
June 13Shoemaker BC MileHollywood1 (T)SilicCorey Nakatani350,000
June 19Jersey Shore BC*Monmouth7 FYes It's TrueJerry Bailey100,000
June 26Affirmed Handicap*Hollywood Park11/16General ChallengeDavid Flores125,000
June 26Vanity HandicapHollywood Park11/8ManistiqueChris McCarron400,000
June 26Mother Goose StakesBelmont11/8Dreams GalloreRobby Albarado250,000
June 27Irish DerbyCurragh11/2 (T)MontjeuCash Asmussen1,208,210
June 27Queen's PlateWoodbine11/4WoodcarverMickey Walls500,000
June 27Hollywood Gold CupHollywood Park11/4Real QuietJerry Bailey1,000,000
July 3Beverly Hills HandicapHollywood Park11/4 (T)VirginieLaffit Pincay Jr.250,000
July 4Philip H. Iselin HandicapMonmouth11/16Frisk Me NowE. King Jr.350,000
July 5Suburban HandicapBelmont11/4BehrensJorge Chavez400,000
July 11Dwyer Stakes*Belmont11/16Forestry Jerry Bailey150,000
July 24Ohio Derby*Thistledown11/8Stellar BrushMichael McCarthy 300,000
July 24Coaching Club Am. OaksBelmont11/4On a SoapboxJerry Bailey350,000
July 24K. George VI and Q.
 Elizabeth Diamond Stakes
Ascot11/2 (T)DaylamiFrankie Dettori600,000
Aug. 1Eddie Read HandicapDel Mar11/8 (T)Joe WhoChris Antley400,000
Aug. 1Whitney HandicapSaratoga11/8Victory GallopJerry Bailey963,498
Aug. 6Amsterdam Stakes*Saratoga11/8-Successful AppealEdgar Prado75,000
Aug. 7Go for Wand HandicapSaratoga11/8Banshee BreezeJerry Bailey250,000
Aug. 8Haskell Invitational*Monmouth11/8MenifeePat Day1,000,000
Aug. 8Jim Dandy Stakes*Saratoga11/8Ecton ParkAlex Solis300,000
Aug. 21Alabama StakesSaratoga11/4SilverbulletdayJerry Bailey400,000
Aug. 27Personal Ensign HandicapSaratoga11/4Beautiful PleasureJorge Chavez400,000
Aug. 28King's Bishop Stakes*Saratoga7 FForestry Chris Antley200,000
Aug. 28Travers Stakes*Saratoga11/4Lemon Drop KidJose Santos1,000,000
Aug. 29Pacific ClassicDel Mar11/4General ChallengeDavid Flores1,000,000
Aug. 29Saratoga BC HandicapSaratoga11/4Running StagShane Sellers300,000
Sept. 5Remington Park DerbyRemington11/16Temperence TimeTimothy Doocy300,000
Sept. 11Man o' War StakesBelmont13/8 (T)Val's PrinceJorge Chavez500,000
Sept. 18The Woodward StakesBelmont11/8River KeenChris Antley500,000
Sept. 18Ruffian HandicapBelmont11/16CatincaJerry Bailey250,000
Sept. 19Atto MileWoodbine1Quiet ResolveRobert Landry1,050,000
Sept. 25Vosburgh StakesBelmont7 FArtaxJorge Chavez250,000
Sept. 25Queen Elizabeth II StakesAscot1 (T)   
Oct. 2Super Derby XXLouisiana Downs11/4Ecton ParkAlex Solis500,000
Oct. 9Champagne StakesBelmont11/16Greenwood LakeJean-Luc Samyn400,000
Oct. 9Turf Classic InvitationalBelmont11/2 (T)Val's PrinceJorge Chavez600,000
Oct. 9Hawthorne Gold CupHawthorne11/16 Supreme SoundRandall Meier500,000
Oct. 10Jockey Club Gold CupBelmont11/4River KeenChris Antley1,000,000
Oct. 10Beldame StakesBelmont11/8Beautiful PleasureJorge Chavez500,000
Oct. 10Frizette StakesBelmont11/16SurfsidePat Day400,000
Oct. 16Spinster StakesKeeneland11/8Keeper HillKent Desormeaux555,500
Oct. 17Canadian InternationalWoodbine11/2 (T)ThornfieldRichard Dos1,560,000
Oct. 17TC of America StakesKeeneland6FCinemineEddie Martin Jr.100,000
Oct. 23Empire ClassicBelmont11/8Gander Robbie G. Davis250,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - Juv. FilliesGulfstream Park11/16Cash RunJerry Bailey1,000,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - SprintGulfstream Park6FArtaxJorge Chavez1,000,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - DistaffGulfstream Park11/8Beautiful PleasureJorge Chavez2,000,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - MileGulfstream Park1SilicCorey Nakatani1,000,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - JuvenileGulfstream Park11/16AneesGary Stevens1,000,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - TurfGulfstream Park11/2 (T)DaylamiFrankie Dettori2,000,000
Nov. 6Breeders Cup - ClassicGulfstream Park11/4Cat ThiefPat Day4,000,000
Nov. 28Matriarch StakesHollywood11/8 (T)HappyanunoitBrice Blanc500,000
Nov. 28Hollywood DerbyHollywood11/8 (T)Super QuercusAlex Solis500,000
Dec. 4Hollywood Turf CupHollywood11/2 (T)Lazy LodeLaffit Pincay Jr.400,000
Dec. 18Hollywood FuturityHollywood11/16Captain SteveRobby Albarado200,000
* VISA 3-Year-Old Championship Series race.
Races in italics are part of the NTRA Champions on Fox series which premiered in 1999.
† formerly known as Jim Beam Stakes.

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