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Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

Grade II race
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
Location United States
Inaugurated 2008
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance One Mile (8 furlongs)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Two-Year-Old Fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $1,000,000

The Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf is a one mile turf stakes race for thoroughbred fillies two years old. As its name implies, it is part of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, the de facto year-end championship for North American thoroughbred racing.

The race was run for the first time in 2008 during the first day of Breeders' Cup racing at that year's host track, Santa Anita Park, and since its inception has been limited to 12 starters.[1]

Because of technical requirements, it was not eligible for classification as a graded stakes race in its first two runnings.[2] Starting in 2010, it will be a Grade II race.[3]

Contents

Automatic Births

Beginning in 2007, the Breeders' Cup developed "The Breeders' Cup Challenge," a series of races in each division that alloted automatic qualifying bids to winners of defined races. Each of the fourteen divisions has between three and six of these, "Win and You're In," qualifiers. In the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Division there are five automatic births. In 2009, the Win and You're In races are: the Natalma Stakes, a grade three race at Woodbine, the Fillies' Mile, a group one race at Ascot, the Moyglare Stud Stakes, a group one race at Curragh Racecourse, the Miss Grillo Stakes a grade three race at Belmont and the Jessamine Stakes a grade three race at Keeneland.

Records

Most wins:

  • No horse has won this race more than once.

Most wins by a jockey:

  • No jockey has won this race more than once.

Most wins by a trainer:

  • No trainer has won this race more than once.

Most wins by an owner:

  • No owner has won this race more than once.

Winners

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time

Purse

Grade

2009 Tapitsfly Robby Albarado Dale L. Romans Frank L. Jones, Jr. 1:34.25 $1,000,000
2008 Maram Jose Lezcano Chad C. Brown Karen N. Woods/Saud bin Khaled 1:35.15 $1,000,000

See also

  • American Thoroughbred Racing top Attended Events

References




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