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Santa Ysabel Stakes

Grade III race
Santa Ysabel Stakes
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated 1968
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Track Pro-Ride synthetic dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Santa Ysabel Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually during the second week of January at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. A Grade III event, the race is open to fillies, age three, willing to race one and one-sixteenths miles (8.5 furlongs) on the Pro-Ride synthetic dirt.

Inaugurated in 1968, the Santa Ysabel Stakes was contested at 7 furlongs in 1970. It was run in two divisions in 1968, 1970, 1972, and 1979.


Speed record:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - M/M. Ellwood B. Johnston (1969, 1971)
  • 2 - Golden Eagle Farm (1988, 1993)







2010 Crisp Joel Rosario John W. Sadler Michael Talla 1:43.56
2009 Century Park Tyler Baze Bob Baffert Donald R. Dizney 1:43.32
2008 Final Fling Joseph Talamo Jeff Mullins Michael House 1:41.96
2007 Baroness Thatcher Garrett Gomez Patrick Biancone Zayat Stables 1:44.31
2006 Itty Bitty Pretty Pat Valenzuela Douglas F. O'Neill STD Racing Stable & Wood 1:44.60
2005 Sweet Catomine David Flores Julio C. Canani Pam & Martin Wygod 1:43.77
2004 A. P. Adventure Alex Solis Wallace Dollase Bob & Beverly Lewis 1:44.27
2003 Atlantic Ocean David Flores Bob Baffert The Thoroughbred Corp. 1:43.25
2002 Bella Bella Bella Chris McCarron Jenine Sahadi Team Valor 1:44.14
2001 Collect Call Alex Solis Christopher Paasch Rod Rodriquez 1:44.69
2000 Surfside Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm 1:43.53
1999 Holywood Picture Octavio Vergara James K. Chapman Chapman & McArthur 1:43.48
1998 Nonies Dancer Ali † Garrett Gomez William J. Morey, Jr. Boyajuan, Catanzaro, Gellepies 1:44.14
1997 Sharp Cat Corey Nakatani D. Wayne Lukas The Thoroughbred Corp. 1:41.34
1996 Antespend Chris Antley Ronald McAnally Jack Kent Cooke 1:43.87
1995 Ski Dancer Kent Desormeaux Gary Jones Kallenberg Thoroughbred, Inc. 1:44.24
1994 Princess Mitterand Chris McCarron Neil D. Drysdale Irving & Marjorie Cowan 1:43.25
1993 Likeable Style Gary L. Stevens Richard E. Mandella Golden Eagle Farm 1:44.74
1992 Crownette Pat alenzuela D. Wayne Lukas Jim Paliafito 1:44.33
1991 Nice Assay Laffit Pincay, Jr. J. Paco Gonzalez Trudy McCaffery & John Toffan 1:43.60
1990 Bright Candles Gary L. Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Lukas & Overbrook Farm 1:45.60
1989 Gorgeous Eddie Delahoussaye Neil D. Drysdale Robert N. Clay 1:42.40
1988 Jeanne Jones Bill Shoemaker Charles E. Whittingham Golden Eagle Farm 1:43.60
1987 Perchance to Dream Ray Sibille Victor Oppegard Sandra Oppegard 1:43.40
1986 Trim Colony Gary L. Stevens Christopher Speckert Buckland Farm 1:44.80
1985 Savannah Dancer Bill Shoemaker Ronald McAnally Allen E. Paulson 1:44.20
1984 Sales Bulletin Chris McCarron Harry A. Proctor Glen Hill Farm 1:44.00
1983 Ski Goggle Chris McCarron A. Thomas Doyle Zenya Yoshida 1:41.60
1982 Avigaition Eddie Delahoussaye Vivian Pulliam C. Norman Pulliam 1:42.40
1981 Lovely Robbery Laffit Pincay, Jr. Robert J. Frankel Jerry Moss 1:44.20
1980 Back At Two Fernando Toro Gordon C. Campbell M/M Douglas Carver 1:45.20
1979 Maytide Angel Cordero, Jr. Vincent Clyne Elmendorf Farm 1:44.00
1979 Top Soil Donald Pierce Ronald McAnally Elmendorf Farm 1:44.00
1978 Palmistry Bill Shoemaker Willard L. Proctor William H. Perry 1:44.40
1977 Geothermal Marco Castaneda Randy Sechrest Nelson Bunker Hunt 1:43.00
1976 Flunsa Sandy Hawley James Jiminez R. Oliver & B. Menchen 1:43.80
1975 Double You Lou Sandy Hawley M. G. Williams Silver Creek Ranch 1:44.80
1974 Miss Musket Bill Shoemaker Charles E. Whittingham Aaron U. Jones 1:41.80
1973 Belle Marie Laffit Pincay, Jr. Charles E. Whittingham Kinship Stable 1:45.40
1972 Chargerette Robert Nono Harold C. McBride S. Crivello & S. Webber 1:43.00
1972 Sumatra Angel Cordero, Jr. Laz Barrera Charles T. Wilson, Jr. 1:43.20
1971 Balcony's Babe Eddie Belmonte F. A. Miquelez M/M. Ellwood B. Johnston 1:43.20
1970 Linda Summers Rudy Rosales Joseph S. Dunn William R. Hawn 1:23.00
1970 Cathy Honey Laffit Pincay, Jr. Robert L. Wheeler Flag Is Up Farms 1:22.80
1969 Easter Junction Eddie Belmonte Jimmy Wallace M/M. Ellwood B. Johnston 1:42.80
1968 Silk Hat II Jerry Lambert Laz Barrera William M. Hackman 1:45.40
1968 Fish Net Braulio Baeza Robert L. Wheeler C. V. Whitney 1:44.80

* † In 1998 Love Lock finished first but was disqualified after testing



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