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Bonnie Miss Stakes

Grade II race
Bonnie Miss Stakes
Location Gulfstream Park
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
Inaugurated 1971
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.gulfstreampark.com
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old
Weight Assigned
Purse $200,000

The Bonnie Miss Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The Grade II race is open to three-year-old fillies, willing to race one and one-eighth miles on the dirt.

Inaugurated in 1971, through 1976 the Bonnie Miss Stakes was open to fillies and mares age three and older. The first running was won by Able Jan who was ridden by Bobby Breen and trained for owner, True Davis, Jr. by future Hall of Fame inductee, Horatio Luro. [1]

The race is named after Bonnie Donn Jones, daughter of James Donn, Jr., president of Gulfstream Park from 1961 to 1978.

Since inception, the Bonnie Miss Stakes has been run at various distances:

  • 7 furlongs : 1972, 1974, 1977-1980
  • 11/16 miles : 1971, 1973, 1975-1976, 1981-2000
  • 1⅛ miles : 2001-present

It was run in two divisions in 1975.



Speed record:

  • 1:49.06 - Devil May care (2010)







2010 Devil May Care John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Glencrest Farm 1:49.06
2009 Justwhistledixie Julien Leparoux Kiaran McLaughlin West Point Thoroughbreds 1:49.25
2008 She's All Eltish Eddie Castro Martin D. Wolfson Denholtz Stables 1:51.80
2007 High Again Cornelio Velasquez William I. Mott Zayat Stables 1:50.87
2006 Teammate Cornelio Velasquez H. Allen Jerkens H. Joseph Allen 1:48.25
2005 Jill Robin L Jerry D. Bailey Robert Levine Robert Braunsdorf/Robert Levine 1:53.12
2004 Last Song Edgar Prado Carl Nafzger Buckram Oak Farm 1:50.60
2003 Ivanavinalot John Velazquez Kathleen O'Connell Gilbert Campbell 1:50.72
2002 Dust Me Off Mark Guidry H. Allen Jerkens Cynthia Knight 1:49.67
2001 Tap Dance Jerry D. Bailey Mark A. Hennig Edward P. Evans 1:52.05
2000 Cash Run Jerry D. Bailey D. Wayne Lukas Padua Stable 1:44.11
1999 Three Ring John Velazquez Edward Plesa, Jr. Barry K. Schwartz 1:43.75
1998 Banshee Breeze Randy Romero Carl Nafzger James B. Tafel/Jayeff B. Stable 1:46.57
1997 Glitter Woman Mike E. Smith Claude R. McGaughey III H. Joseph Allen 1:43.25
1996 My Flag Jerry D. Bailey Claude R. McGaughey III Ogden Phipps 1:45.77
1995 Mia's Hope Kristi Chapman Harold J. Rose Rose Family Stable 1:44.85
1994 Inside Information Mike E. Smith Claude R. McGaughey III Ogden Mills Phipps 1:42.94
1993 Dispute Jerry D. Bailey Claude R. McGaughey III Ogden Mills Phipps 1:43.67
1992 Spectacular Sue Wigberto Ramos Pepe Mendez Fran Gilardi 1:44.14
1991 Withallprobability Craig Perret Mark A. Hennig Edward P. Evans 1:43.30
1990 Charon Earlie Fires Eugene Navarro Stanley M. Ersoff 1:44.60
1989 Open Mind Angel Cordero, Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 1:43.80
1988 On to Royalty Craig Perret Benjamin W. Perkins, Jr. B. W. Perkins, Sr. & Neil Litten 1:45.60
1987 Mar Mar Walter Guerra Duke Davis Benjamin Ossman 1:44.60
1986 Patricia J K Jose A. Santos Bruce N. Levine Barry K. Schwartz 1:45.20
1985 Lucy Manette Craig Perret J. Willard Thompson William M. Hackman 1:44.80
1984 Miss Oceana Eddie Maple Woody Stephens Newstead Farm 1:42.20
1983 Unaccompanied Robert Woodhouse Dennis Ebert Ben Walden & Wells Hardesty 1:45.40
1982 Christmas Past Jacinto Vasquez Angel Penna, Jr. Cynthia Phipps 1:44.20
1981 Dame Mysterieuse Eddie Maple Woody Stephens Hickory Tree Stable 1:44.40
1980 Lien Eddie Maple Patrick J. Kelly Live Oak Stud 1:22.00
1979 Davona Dale Jorge Velasquez John M. Veitch Calumet Farm 1:21.00

Earlier winners

  • 1978 - Jevalin
  • 1977 - Herecomesthebride
  • 1976 - Get Swinging
  • 1975 - Cheers Marion
  • 1975 - Diomedia
  • 1974 - City Girl
  • 1973 - Fun Palace
  • 1972 - Candid Catherine
  • 1971 - Able Jan

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