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Governor Stakes

The Governor Stakes was an American Thoroughbred horse race run annulally on Labor Day at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. At one time a Grade 1 race, it was discontinued after the 1975 edition.

The race was open to horses age three and older and was contested on dirt over a distance of 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs).

Winners 1971-1975







1975 Wajima 3 Braulio Baeza Stephen A. DiMauro East-West Stable 1:47.20
1974 Big Spruce 5 Michael Hole Victor J. Nickerson Elmendorf Farm 1:46.20
1973 Tentam 4 Jorge Velasquez MacKenzie Miller E. P. Taylor 1:46.80
1972 Loud 5 Jacinto Vasquez James W. Maloney William Haggin Perry 1:48.20
1971 Farewell Party 3 Robert Woodhouse J. Elliott Burch Rokeby Stable 1:47.20



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