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Noble Damsel Handicap

The Noble Damsel Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Open to fillies and mares, age three-years-old and up, it is a Grade III event set at one mile on turf. [1]

In its 23rd running in 2010, it offers a purse of $107,000.

The Noble Damsel is named for the filly who won the New York Handicap in 1982. Prior to 1989, it was called the Leixable Stakes.

Past winners

  • 2003 - Wonder Again (Edgar Prado)
  • 2001 - Tugger (Jerry Bailey)
  • 2000 - Gino's Spirits (GB) (Edgar Prado)
  • 1998 - Oh Nellie (John Velázquez)
  • 1997 - Colcon (Jerry Bailey)
  • 1996 - Perfect Arc (John Velazquez)
  • 1995 - Irish Linnet (John Velazquez)
  • 1994 - Irish Linnet (John Velazquez)
  • 1992 - Miss Otis (Art Madrid, Jr.)
  • 1989 - Miss Unnameable (Raul Rojas)



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