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Rampart Stakes

Grade III race
Rampart Stakes
Location Gulfstream Park
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1980
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.gulfstreampark.com
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, four-years-old & up
Weight 123 lbs. / Allowances
Purse $150,000

The Rampart Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually during the second week of March at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The Grade III event is open to filles and mares, age four and up, willing to race one and one-eighth miles on the dirt.

As a result of a sponsorship arrangement, the Rampart was run as the Johnny Walker Black Classic in 1989 and 1990.

Since inception in 1980, the race has been contested at two different distances:

  • 11/16 miles : 1980-2000
  • 1⅛ miles : 2001-present

Contents

Records

Speed record: (at current distance of 1⅛ miles)

  • 1:42.83

Most wins:

  • No horse has won this race more than once.

Winners of the Rampart Stakes since 1999

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2010 Unrivaled Belle 4 Kent Desormeaux William I. Mott Gary Seidler & Peter Vegso 1:49.36
2009 One Caroline 4 Edgar Prado Rusty Arnold G. Watts Humphrey 1:48.88
2008 Spring Waltz 5 Javier Castellano Brian A. Lynch Stronach Stables 1:49.73
2007 Miss Shop 4 Rafael Bejarano H. Allen Jerkens Hobeau Farm 1:49.42
2006 Oonagh Maccool 4 Rafael Bejarano Todd A. Pletcher Charles H. Wacker III 1:49.99
2005 D' Wildcat Speed 5 Manoel Cruz William P. White Establo P. R. Speed 1:48 .94
2004 Sightseek 5 Jerry D. Bailey Tobert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:51.07
2003 AllAmerican Bertie 4 John Velazquez Steven B. Flint Bertram W. Klein et al. 1:47.92
2002 Forest Secrets 4 Pat Day John T. Ward, Jr. Debby M. Oxley 1:49.83
2001 De Bertie 4 Jorge Chavez Bernard S. Flint Bertram W. Klein et al. 1:50.48
2000 Bella Chiarra 5 Shane Sellers Patrick B. Byrne Jack Mandato 1:43.27
1999 Banshee Breeze 4 Jerry D. Bailey Carl Nafzger James B. Tafel 1:42.83

Earlier winners

  • 1998 - Dance For Thee
  • 1997 - Chip
  • 1996 - Investalot
  • 1995 - Educated Risk
  • 1994 - Nine Keys
  • 1993 - Girl On a Mission
  • 1992 - Fit For A Queen
  • 1991 - Charon
  • 1990 - Barbarika
  • 1989 - Colonial Waters
  • 1988 - By Land By Sea
  • 1987 - Life at The Top
  • 1986 - Endear
  • 1985 - Isayso
  • 1984 - Thinghatab
  • 1983 - Flag Waver
  • 1982 - Sweetest Chant
  • 1981 - Wistful
  • 1980 - not found


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