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Dearly Precious Stakes

Ungraded stakes race
Dearly Precious Stakes
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1995
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website The Dearly Precious Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack
Race information
Distance 6 furlong sprint
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $65,000

The Dearly Precious Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually in mid February at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York. Open to three-year-old fillies, the non-graded stakes is contested on dirt over a distance of six furlongs.

The race is named in honor of Dearly Precious, the 1975 American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly who was in the hunt for another Championship at age three when she suffered a career ending injury on July 11, 1976 while winning the Dark Mirage Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack.


Speed record:

  • 1:10.20 - T Storm (1999)

Most wins by a jockey:

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.







2010 Fuzzy Britches Ramon Dominguez Rick Dutrow, Jr. 1:11.88
2009 Dream Play Eddie Castro Kiaran McLaughlin Stewart L. Armstrong 1:10.86
2008 Ready for Fortune Mario Pino Gary C. Contessa Dennis Narlinger 1:11.31
2007 Special Dream Alan Garcia Guadolupe Preciado Hidden Lanes Farm 1:11.36
2006 Ring True Norberto Arroyo James A. Jerkens Joseph Iracane 1:12.01
2005 Acey Deucey Diane Nelson John Morrison Jeffrey Tucker 1:10.68
2004 Among My Souvenirs Mario Pino Anthony W. Dutrow Peter G. Angelos 1:11.60
2003 Ladyecho Oliver Castillo John Servis Charlotte C. Polin 1:12.68
2002 Proper Gamble Richard Migliore Todd A. Pletcher Stoneway Farm 1:11.01
2001 Xtra Heat Rick Wilson John Salzman Kenneth Taylor 1:11.88
2000 Southern Sandra Aaron Gryder Robert Barbara Sabine Stable 1:11.80
1999 T Storm Jose Espinoza Rene Araya R. Kay Stable 1:10.20
1998 Diablo's Notably Aaron Gryder Richard Schosberg Dale H. Austin 1:12.40
1997 Parlay Richard Migliore John C. Kimmel Ackerly Bros. & R. Levy 1:11.20
1996 Infomint Carlos Marquez, Jr. Ben Perkins, Jr. New Farm 1:11.20
1995 Evil's Pic Mike Luzzi Howard M. Tesher Theodore Shapiro 1:13.60



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