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Cicada Stakes

Grade III race
Cicada Stakes
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York USA
Inaugurated 1993
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 3/4 mile (6 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old Fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000 added

The Cicada Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in March at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York.

Inaugurated in 1993, the Cicada Stakes was run at a distance of seven furlongs until 2006 when it was modified to six furlongs.

The race is named for the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame filly, Cicada. She was voted champion two-year-old filly in 1961, champion three-year-old filly in 1962, and champion handicap filly or mare in 1963.


Most wins by a jockey:

  • 2 - Rick Wilson (1994, 2001)

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners of the Cicada Stakes






2010 Liam's Dream Anna Rose Napravnik Tony Dutrow Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren Jr. 1:10.10
2009 Heart Ashley Chuck C. Lopez Steve Asmussen Zayat Stable 1:09.68
2008 Carolyn's Cat Alan Garcia Kiaran McLaughlin William Warren Jr. 1:10.16
2007 Control System Julian Pimentel Michael J. Trombetta Thomas McClay/Harry Nye 1:10.43
2006 Wild Gams Eibar Coa Ben Perkens, Jr. New Farm 1:09.66
2005 Dixie Talking Alan Garcia Robin L. Graham Skeedattle Stable 1:23.04
2004 Bohemian Lady Edgar Prado Todd A. Pletcher Padua Stables 1:23.22
2003 Cyber Secret Shaun Bridgmohan Richard Dutrow, Jr. Goldfarb et al. 1:22.55
2002 Proper Gamble Javier Castellano Todd A. Pletcher Stoneway Farm 1:23.32
2001 Xtra Heat Rick Wilson John Salzman Kenneth Taylor 1:23.29
2000 Finder's Fee Jerry D. Bailey C. R. McGaughey III Ogden Phipps 1:23.07
1999 Potomac Bend Mark Johnston Vincent L. Blengs Wayne Harrison 1:23.18
1998 Jersey Girl Richard Migliore Todd A. Pletcher Ackerley Bros. Farm 1:22.95
1997 Vegas Prospector Michael McCarthy Daniel Lopez Raymond Dweck 1:26.23
1996 J J's Dream Gary Boulanger Edward Plesa, Jr. John A. Franks 1:23.44
1995 Lucky Lavender Gal Robbie Davis William White Dolores Worswick 1:23.80
1994 Our Royal Blue Rick Wilson J. Willard Thompson Cort N Trak Stable 1:22.38
1993 Personal Bid Jose Santos Richard Schosberg Dale H. Austin 1:23.52



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