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Baldwin Stakes

Grade III race
Baldwin Stakes
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated 1968
Race type ThoroughbredFlat racing
Website www.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance About 6.5 furlongs
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Baldwin Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually in early March at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. A Grade III event for three-year-old horses, it is contested on turf at a distance of about six and one-half furlongs.

The race was transferred to Santa Anita's dirt track in 1979, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2005 and 2006. It was run in two divisions in 1968 and again in 1988.


Speed record: (on turf)

  • 1:11.96 – Desert code (2007)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 – Mr./Mrs. Howard B. Keck (1968, 1969)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:







2009 Battle of Hastings Tyler Baze Jeff Mullins Michael House 1:11.86
2008 Ten Meropa Tyler Baze Ral Ayers A and R Stables 1:13.09
2007 Desert Code Richard Migliore David Hofmans Tarabilla Farms, Inc. 1:11.96
2006 Fast Parade Garrett Gomez Peter Miller James McIngvale 1:15.11
2005 High Standards Edgar Prado Martin F. Jones Harris Farms 1:16.16
2004 Seattle Borders Alex Solis Robert J. Frankel Edmund A. Gann 1:14.09
2003 Buddy Gil Gary Stevens Jeff Mullins Desperado Stables et al. 1:12.56
2002 Shuffling Kid Pat Valenzuela Michael Machowsky Blahut et al. 1:13.30
2001 Skip To The Stone Corey Nakatani Mike R. Mitchell Greystone Racing 1:16.29
2000 Fortifier Brice Blanc Dan L. Hendricks Howell S. Wynne 1:16.79
1999 American Spirit Emile Ramsammy Bob Baffert Donald R. Dizney 1:13.93
1998 Wrekin Pilot Ed Delahoussaye James M. Cassidy Southern Nevada Racing 1:13.32
1997 Latin Dancer Corey Black Randy Bradshaw Siegel family 1:14.48
1996 Sandtrap Corey Nakatani Ben D. A. Cecil Robert E. Hibbert 1:15.03
1995 Sierra Diablo Ed Delahoussaye Mark A. Hennig Lee & Debi Lewis 1:15.36
1994 Silver Music Chris Antley Wallace Dollase Lauren Cohen 1:13.76
1993 Future Storm Kent Desormeaux Robert J. Frankel Antonio Balzarini 1:15.02
1992 Reckless Ruckus Pat Valenzuela Craig C. Lewis Connelly et al. 1:17.28
1991 What A Spell David Flores Craig C. Lewis Jim Ford, Inc. et al. 1:16.20
1990 Farma Way Ray Sibille Neil Boyce Quarter B Farm 1:13.80
1989 Tenacious Tom Ed Delahoussaye Ross Fenstermaker Dante family 1:14.80
1988 Exclusive Nureyev Ed Delahoussaye Hector O. Palma Ginji Yasuda 1:14.40
1988 Dr. Brent Alex Solis Morris Soriano Braverman & Colvin 1:15.00
1987 Chime Time Pat Valenzuela John W. Sadler King Bros/Miramar Stable 1:15.00
1986 Jetting Home Darrel McHargue Tom Richardson Mrs. J. K. Ferguson 1:17.40
1985 Knighthood Gary Stevens Steve Morguelan Welcome Farm 1:14.80
1984 Debonaire Junior Chris McCarron Noble Threewitt Jack D. Rogers 1:14.40
1983 Total Departure Laffit Pincay, Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Rebalot 1:15.20
1982 Remember John Ed Delahoussaye Darrell Vienna Mr. & Mrs. J. Sheridan 1:15.20
1981 Descaro Darrel McHargue Lou Carno Barbara Kolbe 1:14.60
1980 Corvette Chris Fernando Toro Gerry Belanger Edward B. Seedhouse 1:13.60
1979 To B. Or Not Charles Baltazar Larry Sterling Bohm Stables 1:15.60
1978 B. W. Turner Donald Pierce Ross Fenstermaker Fred W. Hooper 1:14.00
1977 Current Concept Sandy Hawley Jerry Dutton Cardiff Stud Farm 1:13.20
1976 Gaelic Christian Rudy Rosales Ken Bowyer Kama Farms, Inc. 1:13.60
1975 Uniformity Sandy Hawley Willard L. Proctor Glen Hill Farm 1:13.20
1974 Battery E. Laffit Pincay, Jr. Keith L. Stucki Diamond M Ranch 1:14.00
1973 Bensadream Donald Pierce Buster Millerick Hodges & Osher 1:14.00
1972 Finalista Laffit Pincay, Jr. L. Brooks Frazee & Frazee 1:13.80
1971 Restless Runner Eddie Belmonte Charles Whittingham Llangollen Farm 1:13.20
1970 Smugglin George Jerry Lambert P. Noordwal Dr. & Mrs. G. J. Shima 1:13.00
1969 Tell Bill Shoemaker Charles Whittingham Mrs. Howard B. Keck 1:12.80
1968 Royal Fols Willie Harmatz Cecil Jolly Royal Oaks Farm et al. 1:12.80
1968 Fiddle Isle Johnny Sellers Charles Whittingham Howard B. Keck 1:13.40



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