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Blue Norther Stakes

Non-graded stakes race
Blue Norther Stakes
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight 122 lbs. & allowances
Purse $$70,000 Added
Bonuses Up to $21,000 to California-breds

The Blue Norther Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually near the end of December at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Open to two-year-old fillies, the non-graded stakes is contested on turf over a distance of one mile (8 furlongs).

Named for Blue Norther, a top filly in United States racing in 1964, the race will be run for the 14th time in 2010.

The 2009 edition was run on New Year's Day, 2010.

Winners since 2001






2009 In the Slips Garrett Gomez Jeff Mullins Michael House 1:36.84
2008 Navigator Victor Espinoza Ronald W. Ellis Jay Em Ess Stable 1:36.38
2007 Gorgeous Goose Jose Valdivia, Jr. Mike Puype M. A. Denes/M. E. Woelfel 1:35.95
2006 Make Mine Minnie Garrett Gomez Jeff Mullins Gayle Fogelson 1:35.94
2005 Cee's Irish Tyler Baze Douglas F. O'Neill Merv Griffin 1:38.37
2004 Mambo Slew Mike E. Smith Patrick Biancone Frank Manganaro 1:34.68
2003 Major Idea Victor Espinoza Neil D. Drysdale The Thoroughbred Corp. 1:34.89
2002 Megahertz Alex Solis Robert J. Frankel Michael Bello 1:35.74
2001 Smart Timing Chris McCarron D. Wayne Lukas Bob & Beverly Lewis 1:36.77



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