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New Providence Stakes

Restricted Stakes race
New Providence Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1982
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance Six 6 furlongs sprint
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Three-Years-Old & Up
(Ontario Sire Stakes program)
Weight Allowances
Purse $125,000

The New Providence Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid May at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. An Ontario Sire Stakes, it is a restricted race for horses aged three and older. A sprint race, it is competed over a distance of 6 furlongs on Polytrack synthetic dirt and currently carries a purse of $125,000.

Inaugurated in 1982, the race is named in honour of the Windfields Farm Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame colt New Providence who in 1959 became the first official winner of the Canadian Triple Crown.


Speed record:

  • 1:09.00 - Glanmire (1996)

Most wins:

  • 2 - Body Check (1986, 1987)
  • 2 - Twist The Snow (1990, 1991)
  • 2 - Carey The Belle (1993, 1995)
  • 2 - Glanmire (1994, 1996)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners of the New Providence Stakes







2009 Stuck in Traffic 4 Eurico Rosa da Silva Nick Gonzalez M.A.D. Racing Stables & Martha Gonzalez 1:09.57
2008 Main Executive 6 Eurico Rosa Da Silva Radlie Loney Bruno Brothers Farms 1:09.22
2007 Dave The Knave 5 David Clark Robert P. Tiller Frank Di Giulio, Jr./Tiller 1:11.10
2006 Main Executive 4 Richard Dos Ramos Radlie A. Loney Bruno Brothers Farms 1:09.20
2005 Mister Coop 6 Robert Landry Daniel J. Vella R.M.C Stable 1:10.56
2004 Barbeau Ruckus 5 Emile Ramsammy Ross Armata J. Armata/T. Thayalan 1:10.19
2003 Forever Grand 4 Todd Kabel Robert P. Tiller Frank Di Giulio, Jr./Tiller 1:10.96
2002 Sambuca On Ice 5 Patrick Husbands Rita A. Schnitzler Frank Romano 1:10.76
2001 Krz Ruckus 4 Dino Luciani Michael DePaulo Ron Guidolin et al. 1:12.01
2000 Matter Of Courage 4 Slade Callaghan Ross Armata C.E.C. Farms 1:11.12
1999 Deputy Inxs 8 Na Somsanith Audre Cappuccitti A & G Cappuccitti 1:09.44
1998 Sharkio 5 David Clark Michael Wright, Jr. Bruno Schickedanz 1:10.00
1997 Dan's My Pal 4 Emile Ramsammy Robert P. Tiller Frank DiGiulio, Jr. & Sr. 1:10.20
1996 Glanmire 6 Dave Penna Michael Keogh Kenny/O'Leary et al. 1:09.00
1995 Carey The Belle 7 Larry Attard T. Danks J. Schmid 1:10.80
1994 Glanmire 4 Jim McAleney Michael Keogh Kenny/O'Leary et al. 1:09.60
1993 Carey The Belle 5 Larry Attard T. Danks J. Schmid 1:10.00
1992 Canadian Silver 4 Dave Penna Michael J. Doyle Pinejoy Stable 1:10.40
1991 Twist The Snow 5 Larry Attard Angus McArthur Angus McArthur 1:10.00
1990 Twist The Snow 4 Larry Attard Angus McArthur Angus McArthur 1:10.20
1989 Mr. Hot Shot 4 Jim McAleney William Stewart J. Stewart/M. Upton 1:10.60
1988 Canadian Fighter 4 Jim McAleney Bill Marko Village Squire et al. 1:11.80
1987 Body Check 4 Don Seymour Roger Attfield Kinghaven Farms 1:09.80
1986 Body Check 3 Robin Platts Roger Attfield Kinghaven Farms 1:12.20
1985 Centenarian 4 Dave Penna Frank H. Merrill, Jr. C. Pickering Estate 1:10.60
1984 Introspective 3 Jack Lauzon John J. Tammaro, Jr. Kinghaven Farms 1:10.80
1983 Sintrillium 5 Brian Swatuk Conrad Cohen Frank Stronach 1:11.20
1982 Fraud Squad 3 Dan Beckon Bill Marko Seedhouse/McPhillips 1:11.20



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