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Obeah Stakes

Grade III race
Obeah Stakes
Location Delaware Park Racetrack
Stanton, Delaware, United States
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.delawarepark.com/racing
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $125,000

The Obeah Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid June at Delaware Park Racetrack in Stanton, Delaware. A Grade III event open to horses age three and older, it is contested on dirt at a distance of a mile and an eighth (9 furlongs).

The race is named in honor of Jane du Pont Lunger's filly, Obeah, winner of the Delaware Handicap in 1969 and 1970.

Contents

Historical notes

After a nine-month layoff, the filly Unbridled Belle ran second in the 2007 Obeah, won the 2008 edition by nearly six lengths and at age six, won the 2009 race by eleven lengths.

Records

Speed record:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Distance
(Miles)

Time

Purse

Grade

2010

Miss Singhsix

5

Jose Valdivia Jr. Martin Wolfson Team Valor International

1-1/8

1:50.87

$100,000

III

2009

Unbridled Belle

6

Richard Migliore Todd Pletcher Team Valor

1-1/8

1:50.79

$100,000

III

2008

Unbridled Belle

5

Ramon Dominguez Todd Pletcher Team Valor

1-1/8

1:49.72

$100,000

III

2007

Peak Maria's Way

4

Joseph Rocco Michael E. Gorham Old Coach Farm & John D. Murphy

1-1/8

1:49.38

$100,000

2006

Fleet Indian

5

Jose A. Santos Paul H. Saylor Paul H. Saylor

1-1/8

1:49.05

$100,000

2005

Isola Piu Bella

5

Ramon Dominguez Todd Pletcher Sumaya US Stables

1-1/8

1:53.68

$100,000

2004

Misty Sixes

6

Mario Pino Steve Klesaris Puglisi Stables

1-1/8

1:51.23

$100,000

2003

Devon Rose

4

Anthony Black Allen Iwinski Richard Englander

1-1/8

1:50.24

$100,000

2002

Your Out

6

Ramon Dominguez H. Graham Motion Eugene Ford

1-1/8

1:52.54

$100,000

2001

Under the Rug

6

Mark T. Johnston James W. Murphy Jane du Pont Lunger

1-1/8

1:51.20

$100,000

2000

Her Halo

4

Michael J. McCarthy Allen Iwinski Acclaimed Racing Stable

1-1/8

1:49.54

$100,000

1999

Pocho's Dream Girl

5

Jesus Castanon Alan E. Goldberg Robert Masterson

1-1/8

1:50.30

$100,000

1998

Winter Melody

5

Michael J. McCarthy Robert W. Camac Arthur I. Appleton

1-1/8

1:49.54

$75,000

1997

Winter Melody

4

Anthony Black Robert W. Camac Arthur I. Appleton

1-1/8

1:50.80

$50,000

1996

Scratch Paper

4

Kevin Whitley Randy Nunley Ronald V. Wise

1-1/16

1:44.81

$50,000

1995

Shananie's Beat

4

Edwin L. King, Jr. Kathleen O'Connell Gilbert G. Campbell

6 fur.

1:10.55

$20,000

1985

- 1994 No Races

-

No Races No Races No Races

no races

0:00.00

no races

1984

Bishop's Fling

5

Albert Delgado Katherine M. Voss John Merryman

1-1/16

1:42.60

$20,000

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