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Fred "Cappy" Capossela Stakes

Non-graded stakes race
Fred "Cappy" Capossela Stakes
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1885
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Aqueduct Racetrack at the NYRA
Race information
Distance 6 furlongs
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
Weight Assigned
Purse $65,000

The Fred "Cappy" Capossela Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race. Held each February since 1885 at Aqueduct Racetrack, this race was originally called The Swift Stakes (where it was held at Sheepshead Bay Race Track), until its name was changed in 1993 in honor of racing announcer, Fred Caposella.

The race is open to three-year-olds willing to race six furlongs on the dirt. An ungraded stakes, it offers a purse of $65,000.

In 2011, it will be in its 110th running.

Contents

Records

Speed record:

  • 1:09.40 - Solo Landing (1967)
  • 1:09.40 - Shimatoree (1982)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Winners since 1989

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2010 Castaneda Jorge Chavez Gary C. Contessa Team Stallion Racing 1:10.48
2009 Not for Silver Ramon Dominguez Michael Trombetta Ted Julio 1:10.38
2008 Go Go Shoot Chuck Lopez James T. Ryerson Robert E. Hurley 1:10.73
2007 Wollaston Bay Shaun Bridgmohan Gary Sciacca One Pond Stable 1:10.75
2006 Like Now Fernando Jara Kiaran McLaughlin John J. Dillon 1:11.80
2005 Distinctive Trick Stewart Elliott Uriah St. Lewis Uriah St. Lewis 1:10.96
2004 Quick Action Heberto Castillo, Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm 1:13.92
2003 Alysweep Richard Migliore Patrick L. Reynolds Michael Dubb 1:11.30
2002 Spin Zone Javier Castellano Ben W. Perkins, Jr. Char-Mari Stable 1:10.31
2001 Forest Heir Joe Bravo Ben W. Perkins, Jr. New Farm 1:10.91
2000 Max's Pal Dale Beckner Ben W. Perkins, Jr. Raymond Dweck 1:11.60
1999 Sweep Well Dale Beckner Walter C. Reese Noreen Carpenito 1:11.40
1998 Dr J Herb McCauley Joseph Aquilino Paraneck Stable 1:10.20
1997 American Champ Richard Migliore Robert W. Camac Arthur I. Appleton 1:10.20
1996 Pirate Performer Dale Cordova Joseph Aquilino Paraneck Stable 1:11.80
1995 Angle of Pursuit Richard Migliore John C. Kimmel Hilmer C. Schmidt 1:13.80
1994 Daunting Era Edgar Prado Bruce Johnstone Milton Ritzenberg 1:11.00
1993 Lazy Luke Chris Antley Robert W. Camac Someday Farm 1:11.20
1992 Dixie Brass Rafael Mojica Dennis J. Brida Michael Watral 1:10.40
1991 Mineral Ice Jorge Chavez Carlos F. Martin Marion W. Lewis 1:10.60
1990 Stalker Jacinto Vasquez Ben W. Perkins, Jr. Anthony F. Tornetta 1:10.60
1989 Electirc Flash Eddie Maple Jack Van Berg Helen C. Alexander 1:11.00

Earlier winners

  • 1988 - Aloha Prospector
  • 1987 - Why Not Try
  • 1986 - Landing Plot
  • 1985 - King Babar
  • 1984 - The Wedding Guest
  • 1983 - Chas Conerly
  • 1982 - Shimatoree
  • 1981 - Proud Appeal
  • 1980 - Current Legend
  • 1979 - Screen King
  • 1978 - Piece Of Heaven
  • 1977 - Hunch
  • 1976 - National Flag
  • 1975 - Singh
  • 1974 - Noble Michael
  • 1973 - Champagne Charlie
  • 1972 - Explodent
  • 1971 - Good Behaving
  • 1970 - Sunny Tim
  • 1970 - Tom Nix
  • 1968 - Clever Foot
  • 1967 - Solo Landing
  • 1966 - Impressive
  • 1965 - Dependability
  • 1964 - Black Mountain
  • 1963 - Ahoy
  • 1962 - Green Ticket
  • 1960 - Warfare
  • 1959 - Atoll
  • 1958 - Hubcap
  • 1957 - King Hairan
  • 1956 - Son of Erin
  • 1955 - Nance's Lad
  • 1954 - Gigantic
  • 1953 - Tahitian King
  • 1952 - Charlie McAdam
  • 1952 - Sky Ship
  • 1951 - Jumbo
  • 1950 - Ferd
  • 1949 - Blue Lancer
  • 1947 - Owners Choice
  • 1946 - Master Bid
  • 1944 - Boy Knight
  • 1942 - Bright Willie
  • 1941 - Omission
  • 1940 - Parasang
  • 1939 - Sea Captain
  • 1938 - Chaps
  • 1937 - Black Look
  • 1936 - Mr. Bones
  • 1935 - Mantagna
  • 1934 - Roustabout
  • 1933 - Sation
  • 1932 - Flag Pole
  • 1931 - Morstone
  • 1930 - Polygamous
  • 1929 - Chestnut Oak
  • 1928 - Polydor
  • 1927 - Cheops
  • 1910 - Ocean Bound
  • 1909 - Fashion Plate
  • 1908 - King Cobalt
  • 1907 - Baby Wolf
  • 1906 - Halifax
  • 1905 - Oiseau
  • 1904 - Stalwart
  • 1903 - River Pirate
  • 1902 - Hatasoo
  • 1901 - Watercolor
  • 1900 - Contestor
  • 1899 - Fly By Night
  • 1897 - Elkins
  • 1896 - Requital
  • 1895 - Liza
  • 1894 - Discount
  • 1893 - Ajax
  • 1892 - Vestibule
  • 1891 - La Tosca
  • 1890 - Reclare
  • 1889 - Blue Rock
  • 1886 - Walter H.
  • 1885 - Brookwood


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