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Clarendon Stakes

Restricted Stakes race
Clarendon Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1926
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance 5.5 furlongs
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Two-Year-Olds, foaled in Ontario
Weight Allowances
Purse $150,000

The Clarendon Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. Held in early July, the sprint race is open to two-year-old horses foaled in the Province of Ontario and is contested over a distance of five and a half furlongs on Polytrack synthetic dirt. It currently offers a purse of $150,000.

Inaugurated in 1926 at Toronto's now defunct Thorncliffe Park Raceway, it was known as the Clarendon Plate. In 1953 the race was moved to the Old Woodbine Racetrack then in 1956 to its present home at the new Woodbine Racetrack.

In 1967 Dancer's Image won this race and went on to win the following year's Kentucky Derby.



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