Blue Norther Stakes
|Non-graded stakes race|
|Blue Norther Stakes|
|Location||Santa Anita Park|
Arcadia, California, United States
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Distance||1 mile (8 furlongs)|
|Weight||122 lbs. & allowances|
|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|