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California Breeders' Champion Stakes

California Breeders' Champion Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually since 1935 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. In 2010 it will be in its 71st running.

Run during the last week of December, the seven Furlong race is open to two-year-old horses bred in the State of California. The race currently offers a purse of $125,000.

In winning the 2007 edition, Bob Black Jack set a new Santa Anita track record of 1:20.37 for seven furlongs on synthetic dirt. In the 2009 running, the race was set at one and one/sixteenth miles.

Winners of the California Breeders' Champion Stakes

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time

2009 Caracortado Paul Atkinson Michael Machowsky Blahut Racing/LLC/Lo Hi Racing 1:43.61
2008 All Saint Rafael Bejarano Triphon B. Dahl Eduardo Gamez 1:22.07
2007 Bob Black Jack Richard Migliore James Kasparoff Jeff Harmon & Tim Kasparof 1:20.37
2006 Pirates Deputy Garrett Gomez Bob Baffert Villyard, Shapiro, Tweedy 1:23.66
2005 Da Stoops Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert Watson & Weitman Performances LLC 1:21.63
2004 Uncle Denny Rene Douglas Rafael Becerra Stan E. Fulton 1:22.73
2003 Don'tsellmeshort Alex Solis Dan Hendricks Cecil N. Peacock 1:25.09
2002 Excessivepleasure David Flores Doug F. O'Neill Lee & Ty Leatherman 1:22.62
2001 Earl of Danby Chris McCarron J. Paco Gonzalez McCaffery & Toffan 1:23.32
2000 Proud Tower Victor Espinoza Jose L. Silva Tricar Stables 1:21.73

Earlier winners

  • 1999 - Gibson County
  • 1998 - General Challenge
  • 1997 - Oly Ogy
  • 1996 - In Excessive Bull
  • 1995 - Ready To Order
  • 1995 - Snow Kidd'n
  • 1994 - Individual Style
  • 1993 - El Atroz
  • 1992 - Irish Twist
  • 1991 - Apollo
  • 1990 - Tarascon
  • 1989 - Past Ages
  • 1988 - No Commitment
  • 1987 - Fast Delivery
  • 1985 - The Rogers Four
  • 1984 - Fali Time
  • 1983 - Northrexford Drive
  • 1982 - Prince Spellbound
  • 1981 - No race held
  • 1980 - Johnlee n' Harold
  • 1977 - Misrepresentation
  • 1976 - Current Concept
  • 1975 - Stained Glass
  • 1974 - Mr Paul
  • 1973 - Money Lender
  • 1971 - Royal Owl
  • 1970 - Bold Joey
  • 1969 - No race held
  • 1968 - Mr Joe F
  • 1967 - Don B
  • 1966 - Mira Femme
  • 1965 - Separate Checks (1st div)
  • 1965 - Wingover (2nd div)
  • 1964 - Gummo
  • 1963 - Nearco Blue (2nd division)
  • 1962 - Kingomine
  • 1961 - Najin
  • 1961 - Olden Times
  • 1960 - New Policy
  • 1959 - Linmold
  • 1958 - Old Pueblo
  • 1957 - Prince Khaled
  • 1956 - Fathers Risk
  • 1955 - Guerrero
  • 1954 - Major Speed
  • 1952 - De Anza
  • 1951 - Big Noise
  • 1950 - Gold Capitol
  • 1948 - Duplicator
  • 1947 - Call Bell
  • 1946 - Shim Malone
  • 1945 - Honeymoon
  • 1941 - 1944 - No race held
  • 1940 - Yankee Dandy
  • 1939 - Red Chip
  • 1938 - Dear Diary
  • 1937 - Iron Hills
  • 1936 - Some Devil
  • 1935 - Lloyd Pan




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