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Glorious Song Stakes

Ungraded Stakes race
Glorious Song Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1981
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance Seven furlong
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight Allowances
Purse $125,000
Bonuses $50,000 for Ontario-bred horses from the T.I.P./C.T.H.S.)

The Glorious Song Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid-November at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. A race on dirt open to Two-year-old fillies, since 2006 it has contested over Seven furlongs on Polytrack synthetic dirt.

Inaugurated in 1981 at Toronto's now defunct Greenwood Raceway, in 1994 the race was moved to the Woodbine facility.

It is named in honour of Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame filly, Glorious Song, owned by Frank Stronach and Nelson Bunker Hunt.

The Glorious Song Stakes was run in two divisions in 1985.

Records

Speed record: (Through 1998, Woodbine times were recorded in fifths of a second. Since 1999 they are in hundredths of a second)

  • 1:22.20 - Misty Hour (1997), Poetically (2000)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 3 - Mark Casse (2004, 2005, 2006)

Winners

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2009 Cascading Patrick Husbands Josie Carroll Hill 'N' Dale Equine Holdings/Ed McGhee 1:23.05
2008 Selva Emma-Jayne Wilson David M. Carroll Helen Alexander/Helen Groves 1:22.94
2007 Initiation Jeremy Rose H. Graham Motion Augustin Stable 1:22.75
2006 Sealy Hill Patrick Husbands Mark Casse Melnyk Racing Stables 1:23.88
2005 Top Notch Lady Ray Sabourin Mark Casse Robert J. Wilson 1:23.86
2004 Shout To The North Emile Ramsammy Mark Casse Tommy Town Thoroughbreds 1:25.65
2003 Silver Bird Jim McAleney Reade Baker James McAlpine 1:23.07
2002 Buffalo Jump Patrick Husbands Josie Carroll Eaton Hall Farm 1:24.22
2001 Boston Twist Gary Boulanger Josie Carroll William Schettine 1:25.04
2000 Poetically David Clark Roger Attfield Kinghaven Farms 1:22.20
1999 Golden Path David Clark Nickolas DeToro Nickolas DeToro 1:25.41
1998 Appealing Phylly Todd Kabel Thomas Bowden Colebrook Farms 1:22.60
1997 Misty Hour Emile Ramsammy Mark Frostad Sam-Son Farm 1:22.20
1996 No Foul Play Steve Bahen Margaret Spencer Margaret Spencer 1:26.60
1995 Hello Rachel Dave Penna Roger Attfield Windhaven 1:25.40
1994 Krz Ldy Larry Attard Mike DePaulo Ron Guidolin et al. 1:24.80
1993 Avies Covergirl Ray Sabourin Steve Owens Steve Owens 1:27.00
1992 Hey Hazel Don Seymour Roger Attfield Mickey Canino 1:26.00
1991 Debra's Victory Mickey Walls Phil England Knob Hill Stable 1:25.60
1990 Canadian Envoy Jim McAleney Macdonald Benson Windfields Farm 1:25.40
1989 So Long Seoul Irwin Driedger P. Noel Hickey Irish Acres Farm 1:26.20
1988 Dance For Lucy Dave Penna Sheldon Wolfe Hellenic Stable et al. 1:28.60
1987 Tilt My Halo Jim McAleney James E. Day Sam-Son Farm 1:27.40
1986 Water Chimes Dave Penna James E. Day Sam-Son Farm 1:27.60
1985 Miss Tressette Dave Penna Joseph Attard F. & C. Russo 1:29.00
1985 Grecian Touch Richard Dos Ramos Herbert Schnitzler Longview Farm 1:29.00
1984 Deceit Dancer Dan Beckon Gil Rowntree Maktoum Al Maktoum 1:26.40
1983 Proud Halo Robert King, Jr. Gerry Moerman Shefry Farms/Shefsky 1:28.40
1982 L'Epee John Bell Emile M. Allain Terfloth Farm 1:27.20
1981 Chaleur David Clark Michael J. Doyle Bo-Teek Farms 1:28.60

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