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Overskate Stakes

Restricted Stakes race
Overskate Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance 7 furlong sprint
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old & up
(Ontario Sire Stakes program)
Weight Allowances
Purse $125,000

The Overskate Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in during the latter part of September at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. An Ontario Sire Stakes, it is a restricted race for horses age three and older. It is contested over a distance of 7 furlongs on Polytrack and currently carries a purse of $125,000.

Inaugurated in 1997, it is named in honor of Overskate, a Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame horse who holds the record for most Sovereign Award with nine.


Speed record:

  • 1:20.54 - Verne's Baby ( 2006)
    (Stakes and track record)

Most wins:

  • 2 - Krz Ruckus (2001, 2002)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 2 - Dino Luciani (2001, 2002)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 2 - Mike P. DePaulo (2001, 2002)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - Ron Guidolin et al. (2001, 2002)

Winners of the Overskate Stakes







2009 Yummy With Butter 5 Tyler Pizarro Mark Fournier Bruno Schickedanz 1:22.15
2008 Not Bourbon 3 Jono Jones Roger Attfield Charles E. Fipke 1:21.78
2007 Dancer's Bajan 3 Corey Fraser Robert P. Tiller 3 Sons Racing Stable 1:23.21
2006 Verne's Baby 4 Emile Ramsammy Sid C. Attard G B Stable 1:20.54
2005 Mister Coop 6 Emile Ramsammy Daniel J. Vella R.M.C. Stable 1:21.30
2004 Barath 5 Harry Vega Guadalupe Preciado Tze On Yeung 1:23.06
2003 Mulligan The Great 4 James McKnight Cliff C. Hopmans Charles E. Simmons 1:22.02
2002 Krz Ruckus 5 Dino Luciani Mike P. DePaulo Ron Guidolin et al. 1:23.56
2001 Krz Ruckus 4 Dino Luciani Mike P. DePaulo Ron Guidolin et al. 1:24.27
2000 One Way Love 5 Patrick Husbands Abraham R. Katryan B. Schickedanz & J. Hillier 1:22.37
1999 Randy Regent 5 Todd Kabel Mark Frostad Sam-Son Farms 1:22.40
1998 Deputy Inxs 7 Na Somsanith Audre Cappuccitti Audre & Gordon Cappuccitti 1:23.20
1997 Seismic Report 6 Mickey Walls Joe Walls Shelter Valley Farm 1:22.80



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