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All Along Stakes

Grade III race
All Along Stakes
Location Colonial Downs,
New Kent County, Virginia, United States
Inaugurated 1981
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.pimlico.com
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification fillies and mares Three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $200,000


The All Along Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Colonial Downs in New Kent County, Virginia. Open to fillies and mares, age three and older, it is raced on turf at a distance of 1⅛ miles. The race currently offers a purse of $200,000.

The race is named for the great French racing mare, All Along. Owned by Daniel Wildenstein, she raced in Europe and North America. All Along was the 1983 Champion Older Mare in France and 1983 American Horse of the Year who was inducted in the United States Racing Hall of Fame in 1990.

The All Along Stakes has been held at four different tracks all in the Mid-atlantic region of the United States, it was held at Laurel Park Racecourse from 1988-1996. The race was also held at Delaware Park in 1997 and Pimlico Race Course in 1990. The race was not held in 1986 or 1987. It was first graded in 1988 and it became a grade two race in 1990 and continued that way until 1998. Since 1999 the race has maintained its grade three status. The race was run at a distance of 1-3/16 miles in 1999 and 2000.

Records

Most wins by a horse:

  • 2 - Film Maker (2004 & 2006)

Speed record:

  • 1-1/8 mile : 1:46.58 - Film Maker (2006)
  • 1-3/16 mile : 1:55.95 - Idle Rich (2000)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - Courtlandt Farms (2004 & 2006)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners since 1985

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Distance
Miles

Time

Grade

2010

Shared Account

4

Edgar Prado H. Graham Motion Sagamore Farm

1-1/8

1:49.16

III

2009

Winter View

5

Julien Leparoux Jonathan E. Sheppard Augustin Stable

1-1/8

1:49.56

III

2008

Lady Digby

4

Jeremy Rose H. Graham Motion Earle I. Mack

1-1/8

1:52.19

III

2007

Silver Charades

5

Jose Valdivia, Jr. Marty Wolfson Live Oak Racing

1-1/8

1:49.62

III

2006

Film Maker

6

Ramon Dominguez H. Graham Motion Courtlandt Farms

1-1/8

1:46.58

III

2005

Stupendous Miss

4

Gary Stevens Wallace Dollase Horizon Stable

1-1/8

1:51.00

III

2004

Film Maker

4

Edgar Prado H. Graham Motion Courtlandt Farms

1-1/8

1:50.08

III

2003

Dress To Thrill

4

Edgar Prado Christophe Clement Moyglare Stud

1-1/8

1:49.16

III

2002

Secret River

5

Horacio Karamanos Sondra Bender Sondra Bender

1-1/8

1:50.76

III

2001

Colstar

5

Jon Court Paul Fout Beverly R. Steinman

1-1/8

1:47.53

III

2000

Idle Rich

5

Aaron Gryder William I. Mott Stonerside Stable

1-3/16

1:55.95

III

1999

No Race

-

No Race No Race No Race

no race

0:00.00

III

1998

Bursting Forth

4

Edgar Prado H. Graham Motion Sam Huff

1-1/8

1:48.01

II

1997

Beyrouth

5

D. S. Rice Jonathan E. Sheppard Henri Chalhoub

1-1/8

1:49.27

II

1996

Another Legend

4

C. Omar Clinger Vinnie Blengs W. Harrison/R. Sullivan/L. Pomerantz

1-3/16

1:58.80

II

1995

No Race

-

No Race No Race No Race

no race

0:00.00

II

1994

Alice Springs

4

Rene Douglas Jonathan E. Sheppard George W. Strawbridge, Jr.

1-1/8

1:47.34

II

1993

Lady Blessington

5

Corey Black Mark A. Hennig Jeffrey Siegel

1-1/8

1:51.58

II

1992

Marble Maiden

3

Thierry Jarnet Paul Cole Sheikh Mohammed

1-1/8

1:49.89

II

1991

Sha Tha

3

Mike Smith Andre Fabre Allen E. Paulson

1-1/8

1:52.59

II

1990

Foresta

4

Angel Cordero, Jr. Thomas Bohannan Loblolly Stable

1-1/8

1:49.40

II

1989

Lady Winner

3

Kent Desormeaux Maurice Zilber Maurice Zilber

1-1/8

1:53.60

III

1988

Ravinella

3

Guy Guignard Criquette Head Ecurie Aland

1-1/8

1:49.80

III

1987

No Race

-

No Race No Race No Race

no race

0:00.00

1986

No Race

-

No Race No Race No Race

no race

0:00.00

1985

Bug Eyed Betty

2

Vincent Bracciale, Jr. Thomas Bateman

1-1/16

1:36.60

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