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Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Handicap top three finishers and starters

This is a listing of the horses that finished in either first, second, or third place and the number of starters in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Handicap, an American Grade 1 race for three year-olds and up at 1-1/2 miles on turf held at Belmont Park in New York.[1] (List 1977-present)

Year Winner Second Third Starters
2009 Interpatation Gio Ponti Grand Couturier 6
2008 Grand Couturier Interpatation Summer Patriot 8
2007 English Channel Stream of Gold Interpatation 7
2006 English Channel Freedonia Royal Highness 7
2005 Shakespeare English Channel Ace 7
2004 Kitten's Joy Magistretti Tycoon 7
2003 Sulamani Deeliteful Irving Balto Star 7
2002 Denon Blazing Fury Delta Form 8
2001 Timboroa King Cugat Cetewayo 6
2000 John's Call Craigsteel Ela Athena 12
1999 Val's Prince Dream Well Fahris 7
1998 Buck's Boy Cetewayo Lazy Lode 6
1997 Val's Prince Flag Down Ops Smile 5
1996 Diplomatic Jet Awad Marlin 10
1995 Turk Passer Hernando Celtic Arms 8
1994 Tikkanen Vaudeville Yenda 6
1993 Apple Tree Solar Splendor George Augustus 5
1992 Sky Classic Fraise Solar Splendor 6
1991 Solar Splendor Dear Doctor Fortune's Wheel 9
1990 Cacoethes Alwuhush With Approval 6
1989 Yankee Affair El Senor My Big Boy 7
1988 Sunshine Forever My Big Boy Most Welcome 9
1987 Theatrical River Memories Talakeno 6
1986 Manila Damister Danger's Hour 9
1985 Noble Fighter Win Strawberry Road 12
1984 John Henry Win Majesty's Prince 6
1983 All Along Thunder Puddles Erins Isle 10
1982 April Run Naskra's Breeze Bottled Water 7
1981 April Run Galaxy Libra The Very One 9
1980 Anifa Golden Act John Henry 8
1979 Bowl Game Trillion Native Courier 7
1978 Waya Tiller Trillion 6
1977 Johnny D. Majestic Light Crow 9

See also


  1. Stakes Histories, The Original Racing Almanac 2009, page 360 on June 26, 2008.


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