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Major Stakes Races

Schedule and results of major stakes races in 2000; (T) indicates turf race course; (F) indicates furlongs.


Jan. 5Spectacular Bid Stakes*Gulfstream6 F B L's AppealMike Smith$75,000
Jan. 8San Miguel Stakes*Santa Anita6 FSwept OverboardEddie Delahoussaye100,000
Jan. 15Holy Bull Stakes*Gulfstream11/16Hal's HopeRoger Velez100,000
Jan. 15Golden Gate DerbyGolden Gate11/16New AdvantageAlderto Lopez150,000
Jan. 29Hutcheson Stakes*Gulfstream7 FSummer NoteShane Sellers150,000
Jan. 30Santa Catalina Stakes*Santa Anita11/16The DeputyChris McCarron100,000
Feb. 5Donn HandicapGulfstream11/8Stephen Got EvenShane Sellers500,000
Feb. 5Charles H. Strub StakesSanta Anita11/8General ChallengeCorey Nakatani500,000
Feb. 5San Vicente Stakes*Santa Anita7 FArcher City SlewKent Desormeaux150,000
Feb. 19Fountain of Youth Stakes*Gulfstream11/16High YieldPat Day200,000
Feb. 26Gulfstream Park HandicapGulfstream11/4BehrensJorge Chavez350,000
Feb. 27Rampart HandicapGulfstream11/16Bella ChiarraShane Sellers200,000
Mar. 4San Rafael Stakes*Santa Anita1War ChantKent Desormeaux200,000
Mar. 4The SouthwestOaklawn1Afternoon AffairJoseph Judice75,000
Mar. 4Santa Anita HandicapSanta Anita11/4General ChallengeCorey Nakatani1,000,000
Mar. 5Santa Margarita HandicapSanta Anita11/8RibolettaCorey Nakatani300,000
Mar. 11El Camino Real Derby*Bay Meadows11/16Remember SheikhFrank Alvarado200,000
Mar. 11Swale Stakes*Gulfstream7 FTrippiJerry Bailey100,000
Mar. 11Florida Derby*Gulfstream11/8Hal's HopeRoger Velez750,000
Mar. 12Louisiana Derby*Fairgrounds11/16Mighty Shane Sellers750,000
Mar. 12Santa Anita OaksSanta Anita11/16SurfsidePat Day300,000
Mar. 19Gotham Stakes*Aqueduct1Red BulletAlex Solis200,000
Mar. 19Tampa Bay Derby*Tampa Bay11/16WheelawayRichard Migliore150,000
Mar. 19San Felipe Stakes*Santa Anita11/16Fusaichi PegasusKent Desormeaux250,000
Mar. 25Rebel Stakes*Oaklawn11/16Snuck InCash Asmussen100,000
Mar. 25Spiral Stakes†*Turfway11/16GlobalizeFrancisco Torres600,000
Mar. 25Dubai ClassicNad al-Sheba11/4Dubai MillenniumFrankie Dettori6,000,000
Apr. 8Santa Anita Derby*Santa Anita11/8The DeputyChris McCarron1,000,000
Apr. 8Flamingo StakesHialeah11/8TrippiEibar Coa250,000
Apr. 8Ashland StakesKeeneland11/16Rings A ChimeShane Sellers500,000
Apr. 8The Oaklawn HandicapOaklawn11/8K One KingCalvin Borel600,000
Apr. 9Apple Blossom HandicapOaklawn11/16Heritage of GoldShane Sellers500,000
Apr. 12Lafayette Stakes*Keeneland7 FCaller OneRobbie Davis100,000
Apr. 15Blue Grass Stakes*Keeneland11/8High YieldPat Day750,000
Apr. 15Arkansas Derby*Oaklawn11/8Graeme HallRobby Albarado$500,000
Apr. 15Wood Memorial*Aqueduct11/8Fusaichi PegasusKent Desormeaux750,000
Apr. 15Bay Shore Stakes*Aqueduct7 FPrecise EndJorge Chavez100,000
Apr. 15California DerbyGolden Gate11/8 Bet on RedRonnie Warren250,000
Apr. 22Federico Tesio Stakes*Pimlico11/8RunspastumRobbie Davis200,000
Apr. 22San Juan Capistrano HandicapSanta Anita13/4 Sunshine StreetJerry Bailey400,000
Apr. 22Lexington Stakes*Keeneland11/16UnshadedShane Sellers325,000
Apr. 22Lone Star Derby*Lone Star11/16Tahkodha HillsEibar Coa300,000
Apr. 29Derby Trial*Churchill Downs1Performing Magic Pat Day100,000
Apr. 30Snow Chief StakesHollywood 11/8Grey MemoMatt Garcia250,000
May 5Kentucky OaksChurchill Downs11/8Secret StatusPat Day500,000
May 6Kentucky Derby*Churchill Downs11/4Fusaichi PegasusKent Desormeaux1,000,000
May 6Withers Stakes*Aqueduct1Big E EHerberto Castillo Jr.150,000
May 13Pimlico SpecialPimlico13/16Golden MissleKent Desormeaux750,000
May 13Illinois Derby*Sportsman's Park11/8Performing MagicShane Sellers500,000
May 20Preakness Stakes*Pimlico13/16Red Bullet Jerry Bailey1,000,000
May 27Peter Pan Stakes*Belmont11/8PostponedEdgar Prado200,000
May 29Metropolitan MileBelmont1Yankee VictorHerberto Castillo750,000
June 3Massachusetts HandicapSuffolk Downs11/8Running StagJohn Velazquez600,000
June 9Acorn StakesBelmont1Finder's FeeJohn Velazquez200,000
June 10Belmont Stakes*Belmont11/2CommendablePat Day1,000,000
June 10Riva Ridge Stakes*Belmont7 FTrippiJerry Bailey150,000
June 10Round Table Stakes*Arlington11/8Fan the FlameEddie Martin Jr.125,000
June 17Stephen Foster HandicapChurchill Downs11/8Golden MissileKent Desormeaux750,000
July 1Mother Goose StakesBelmont11/8Secret StatusPat Day250,000
July 1Affirmed Handicap*Hollywood Park11/16TiznowVictor Espinoza125,000
July 2Beverly Hills HandicapHollywood Park11/4 (T)HappyanunoitBrice Blanc250,000
July 4Suburban HandicapBelmont11/4Lemon Drop KidEdgar Prado500,000
July 9Hollywood Gold CupHollywood Park11/4Early PioneerVictor Espinoza1,000,000
July 9Dwyer Stakes*Belmont11/16Albert the GreatRichard Migliore150,000
July 15Ohio Derby*Thistledown11/8Milwaukee BrewMichael McCarthy300,000
July 15Carry Back Stakes*Calder6 FCaller OneCorey Nakatani200,000
July 22Coaching Club Am. OaksBelmont11/2JostleMike Smith350,000
July 29K. George VI and Q.
 Elizabeth Diamond Stakes
Ascot11/2 (T)Montjeu Michael Kinane600,000
July 30Eddie Read HandicapDel Mar11/8 (T)Ladies DinKent Desormeaux400,000
July 30Go for Wand HandicapSaratoga11/8Heritage of GoldShane Sellers250,000
Aug. 4Amsterdam Stakes*Saratoga6 FPersonal FirstPat Day100,000
Aug. 5Jim Dandy Stakes*Saratoga11/8Graeme HallJerry Bailey 400,000
Aug. 6Whitney HandicapSaratoga11/8Lemon Drop KidEdgar Prado750,000
Aug. 6Haskell Invitational*Monmouth11/8Dixie UnionAlex Solis1,000,000
Aug. 19Alabama StakesSaratoga11/4JostleMike Smith750,000
Aug. 25Personal Ensign HandicapSaratoga11/4Beautiful PleasureJorge Chavez400,000
Aug. 26King's Bishop Stakes*Saratoga7 FMore Than ReadyPat Day200,000
Aug. 26Travers Stakes*Saratoga11/4UnshadedShane Sellers1,000,000
Aug. 26Pacific ClassicDel Mar11/4SkimmingGarrett Gomez1,000,000
Aug. 27Philip H. Iselin HandicapMonmouth11/8RizeJose Ferrer350,000
Aug. 27Saratoga BC HandicapSaratoga11/4Pleasant BreezeJorge Chavez300,000
Aug. 27Remington Park DerbyRemington11/16Performing MagicShane Sellers300,000
Sept. 9Man o' War StakesBelmont13/8 (T)Fantastic LightJerry Bailey500,000
Sept. 16The Woodward StakesBelmont11/8Lemon Drop KidEdgar Prado500,000
Sept. 16Kentucky CupTurfway11/8Captain SteveShane Sellers500,000
Sept. 16Ruffian HandicapBelmont11/16RibolettaChris McCarron250,000
Sept. 17Atto MileWoodbine1 (T)RivieraJohn Velazquez1,000,000
Sept. 17Matron StakesBelmont1 Raging FeverJerry Bailey200,000
Sept. 17Futurity StakesBelmont1 Burning RomaRick Wilson200,000
Sept. 23Vosburgh StakesBelmont7 FTrippiJerry Bailey300,000
Sept. 23Mazarine B.C. StakesWoodbine11/16Salty YouTodd Kabel200,000
Sept. 23Jerome HandicapBelmont1Fusaichi PegasusKent Desormeaux150,000
Sept. 23Kentucky Cup MileKentucky Downs1GlickMark Guidry200,000
Sept. 23Kentucky Cup TurfKentucky Downs11/2 (T)Down the AisleRobby Albarado300,000
Sept. 25Queen Elizabeth II StakesAscot1 (T)ObservatoryKevin Darley499,710
Sept. 30Super Derby XXILouisiana Downs11/4TiznowChris McCaron500,000
Oct. 7Hawthorne Gold Cup HandicapHawthorne11/4 (T)Dust On the BottleTimothy Doocy500,000
Oct. 7Turf Classic InvitationalBelmont11/2 (T)John's CallJean-Luc Samyn750,000
Oct. 14Champagne StakesBelmont11/16A.P. ValentineJorge Chavez500,000
Oct. 14Jockey Club Gold CupBelmont11/4Albert the GreatJorge Chavez1,000,000
Oct. 14Beldame StakesBelmont11/8RibolettaChris McCarron750,000
Oct. 14Frizette StakesBelmont11/16Raging FeverJerry Bailey500,000
Oct. 14Spinster StakesKeeneland11/8Plenty of LightGarrett Gomez500,000
Oct. 15Canadian InternationalWoodbine11/2 (T) Mutafaweq Frankie Dettori1,500,000
Oct. 15TC of America StakesKeeneland6FKatz Me If You Can Jorge Chavez100,000
Oct. 23Empire ClassicBelmont11/8TurnofthecenturyAaron Gryder250,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - DistaffChurchill Downs 11/8SpainVictor Espinoza2,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - Juv. FilliesChurchill Downs 11/16CaressingJohn Velazquez1,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - MileChurchill Downs 1War ChantGary Stevens1,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - SprintChurchill Downs 6FKona GoldAlex Solis1,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - Filly & Mare TurfChurchill Downs 11/2 (T)Perfect StingJerry Bailey1,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - JuvenileChurchill Downs 11/16Macho UnoJerry Bailey1,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - TurfChurchill Downs 11/2 (T)KalanisiJohn Murtagh2,000,000
Nov. 4Breeders Cup - ClassicChurchill Downs 11/4TiznowChris McCarron4,000,000
Nov. 26Japan CupTokyo Racecourse2400 MT.M. Opera ORyuji Wada4,284,000
Nov. 26Matriarch StakesHollywood11/4 (T)Tout CharmantChris McCarron500,000
Nov. 26Hollywood DerbyHollywood11/8 (T)BrahmsPat Day500,000
Dec. 2Hollywood Turf CupHollywood11/2 (T)BienamadoChris McCarron400,000
Dec. 16Hollywood FuturityHollywood11/16   
* VISA 3-Year-Old Championship Series race.
Races in italics make up the Super Series Races of the NTRA Champions on Fox racing series.
† known as GalleryFurniture.com Stakes in 1999.

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