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Brighton Oaks

Discontinued horse race
Brighton Oaks
Location Brighton Beach Race Course, Brighton Beach, Coney Island, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1901
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 9 furlongs
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $7,500

The Brighton Oaks was an American Thoroughbred horse race run at Brighton Beach Race Course in Brighton Beach, Coney Island, New York from 1901 [1] through 1906. [2] A race for three-year-old fillies, it was contested at various distances:

  • 1 mile : 1902
  • 1 mile 70 yards : 1903
  • 11/16 miles : 1904
  • 1 mile, 1 furlong : 1901, 1905-1906


Speed record: (at 1 mile, 1 furlong)

  • 1:53.60 - Brookdale Nymph (1906)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 2 - Winfield O'Connor (1901, 1902)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 2 - Julius Bauer (1901, 1902)
  • 2 - A. Jack Joyner (1904, 1905)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - Arthur Featherstone (1901, 1902)







1906 Brookdale Nymph Lucien Lyne John W. Rogers Harry Payne Whitney 1:53.60
1905 Tradition Willie Davis A. Jack Joyner Sydney Paget 1:56.40
1904 Hamburg Belle Gene Hildebrand A. Jack Joyner Sydney Paget 1:47.80
1903 Birch Broom Arthur Redfern S. W. Street James R. Keene 1:45.40
1902 Hatasoo Winfield O'Connor Julius Bauer Arthur Featherstone 1:40.00
1901 Reina Winfield O'Connor Julius Bauer Arthur Featherstone 1:54.20



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