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Ontario Debutante Stakes

Ungraded Stakes race
Ontario Debutante Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1979
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance Six furlong sprint
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Two-year-old Fillies
Weight Allowances
Purse $150,000 (Plus $50,000 for Ontario Breds from the T.I.P.)

The Ontario Debutante Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid-August at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. Open to Two-year-old Fillies, it is contested over Six furlongs on Polytrac synthetic dirt.

From 1989 through 1993 and from 1995 through 1997, the Ontario Debutante Stakes was hosted by Fort Erie Racetrack in Fort Erie, Ontario.The race was run in two divisions in 1979.


Speed record: (Through 1998, Woodbine times were recorded in fifths of a second. Since 1999 they are in hundredths of a second)

  • 1:09.75 - Knights Templar (2005)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:







2009 Franny Freud Patrick Husbands Brian A. Lynch Paul Pompa, Jr., et al. 1:10.29
2008 Juliet's Spirit Jim McAleney Steve Asmussen Padua Stables 1:10.17
2007 Officer Cherrie Patrick Husbands Mark E. Casse Charles Laloggia 1:10.45
2006 Stillistillmovin David Clark Nicholas Gonzalez Tucci Stable 0:58.27
2005 Knights Templar Constant Montpellier Daniel J. Vella Clover IV Stables et al. 1:09.75
2004 South Bay Cove Todd Kabel Roger Attfield Windhaven Farm 1:11.81
2003 Slightlymorelikely Todd Kabel Norman J. McKnight Ronald S. Udit 1:11.39
2002 Handpainted Todd Kabel Josie Carroll John & Glenn Sikura 1:12.34
2001 Platel Emile Ramsammy Vito Armata Molinaro Stable 1:10.91
2000 Poetically Robert Landry Roger Attfield Kinghaven Farms 1:10.23
1999 Frosty Kiss Ray Sabourin John A. Ross Jam Jar Racing Stable 1:12.01
1998 Madam Du Barri Neil Poznansky Laurie Silvera B. & M./L. Silvera 1:12.60
1997 Lady Beverly Steve Bahen Arthur Silvera Daijyobu Racing 1:10.60
1996 Classic Threat Robert Landry Macdonald Benson Augustin Stable 1:11.40
1995 Fly North Robin Platts Roger Attfield Virginia Kraft Payson 1:11.60
1994 Honky Tonk Tune Robert Landry Daniel J. Vella Frank Stronach 1:11.40
1993 Questelavie James McKnight Kathy Patton-Casse Sheehan Farms 1:11.40
1992 Sermon Time Don Seymour Kathy Patton-Casse Bruno Schickedanz 1:11.80
1991 Bucky's Solution Larry Attard Tino Attard Elizabeth A. Farr 1:10.80
1990 Regal Pennant Robert King, Jr. George Bankuti Lucky Circle Stable 1:13.20
1989 Prospective Dolly David Clark Tony Mattine N. Clements/M. Rich 1:10.00
1988 Victorious Trick Richard Dos Ramos David R. Bell John A. Franks 1:11.60
1987 Native Nova David Clark Gord Huntley Rowanwood Stable 1:11.60
1986 Ruling Angel Jeffrey Fell James E. Day Sam-Son Farm 1:10.80
1985 Chocolate Swiss Brian Swatuk Tony Mattine Marcocchio/Fonesca 1:10.80
1984 Bessarabian Gary Stahlbaum Mike Doyle Eaton Hall Farm 1:10.40
1983 Summer Mood Robin Platts John J. Tammaro, Jr. Kinghaven Farms 1:11.60
1982 Candle Bright Eric Beitia Michael Tammaro Kinghaven Farms 1:12.40
1981 Aironlass Brian Swatuk Jerry C. Meyer Verne Winchell 1:12.00
1980 Kushog David Clark Glenn Magnusson G. Vasey & D. Finn 1:11.80
1979 Lacey David Clark Frank Merrill, Jr. Gilbride / O’Connell 1:25.40
1979 Par Excellance John LeBlanc Jacques Dumas Knightsbridge/Greenberg 1:25.60



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