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Seaway Stakes

Grade III race
Seaway Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario
Inaugurated 1956
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance Seven furlong sprint
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, 3-Years-Old & Up
Weight Allowances
Purse $150,000

The Seaway Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually during the first part of September at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. A Grade III race since 2004, it is open to dillies and mares aged three and older. Contested over a distance of 7 furlongs on Polytrack synthetic dirt, it currently carries a purse of $150,000.

There was no race run in 1965 and 1966. In 1984 it was run in two divisions.

Inaugurated in 1956, over the years the race has been contested at various distances:

  • 6 furlongs : 1958-1964
  • 6 ½ furlongs : 2006
  • 7 furlongs : 1956-1957, 1967–2005, 2007

Records

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

  • 1:21.51 - Akronism (2008)

Most wins:

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 4 - Arthur H. Warner (1961, 1962, 1969, 1983)
  • 4 - Donnie Walker (1970, 1971, 1975, 1976)

Winners of the Seaway Stakes

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2009 Tribal Belle 4 James McAleney Terry Jordan Canvasback Farms 1:22.44
2008 Akronism 4 Eurico Rosa da Silva Tim Ritchey Robert S. Evans 1:21.51
2007 She's Indy Money 4 Patrick Husbands Malcolm Pierece Live Oak Plantation 1:22.54
2006 Hide and Chic 4 David Clark Malcolm Pierce Live Oak Plantation 1:16.88
2005 Fifth Overture 4 Robert Landry Eric Coatrieux Chiefswood Stable 1:21.88
2004 Brass in Pocket 4 Todd Kabel Robert P. Tiller Frank Di Giulio Jr. 1:22.26
2003 Brass in Pocket 3 David Clark Robert P. Tiller Frank Di Giulio Jr. 1:24.45
2002 El Prado Essence 5 Todd Kabel Audre Cappuccitti A & G. Cappuccitti 1:24.48
2001 El Prado Essence 4 Patrick Husbands Audre Cappuccitti A & G. Cappuccitti 1:24.24
2000 Saoirse 4 David Clark Phil England Knob Hill Stable 1:24.15
1999 Gregorian Chance 3 Mickey Walls B. Morgan D. Morrison & K. Schmidt 1:22.95
1998 Urban Distraction 3 Ray Sabourin Robert P. Tiller Frank DiGiulio Sr. & Jr. 1:23.00
1997 Santa Amelia 4 Robert Landry Macdonald Benson Augustin Stable 1:23.40
1996 Ashboro 3 Sandy Hawley Alexander McPherson Beclawat Stable 1:22.60
1995 Bar U Mood 5 Todd Kabel Daniel J. Vella Frank Stronach 1:23.40
1994 Prospective Dolly 7 Dave Penna Tino Mattine Est. M. Rich & partner 1:22.40
1993 Countess Steffi 4 Richard Dos Ramos John Charalambous Lieberman et al. 1:23.80
1992 Prospective Dolly 5 Dave Penna Tino Mattine Est. M. Rich & partner 1:23.80
1991 Prospective Dolly 4 Mickey Walls Tino Mattine N. Clements / Est. M. Rich 1:24.20
1990 Wonchindordor 4 Ray Sabourin Michael Tammaro Sunlight Farm 1:23.60
1989 Proper Evidence 4 Lloyd Duffy J. Dalton Schwartz/Gampel 1:23.60
1988 Anglia 4 Robbie King, Jr. N. Smith Golden Willow Farm 1:23.60
1987 Image Of Class 4 Greg Hutton M. Moncrief Bender / Hughes 1:24.00
1986 Bessarabian 4 Gary Stahlbaum Michaerl J. Doyle Eaton Hall Farm 1:24.60
1985 Mrs. Specklewing 5 Robin Platts David MacLean Norcliffe Stables 1:23.80
1984 Regents Rhythm 4 Robin Platts Roger Attfield Anderson Farms 1:24.20
1984 Little To Do 4 David Clark George M. Carter Whitco Farms 1:25.80
1983 Avowal 4 Dave Penna Arthur H. Warner Richard R. Kennedy 1:24.00
1982 Eternal Search 4 Gary Stahlbaum Edward Mann Jim Dandy Stable 1:24.40
1981 Hempens Syn 5 Robin Platts Michael Tammaro Kinghaven Farms 1:24.00
1980 La Voyageuse 5 J. Paul Souter Yonnie Starr Jean-Louis Levesque 1:23.20
1979 Royal North 4 Robin Platts Gil Rowntree Stafford Farms 1:21.80
1978 Northern Ballerina 4 Sandy Hawley Gerry Belanger Frank Stronach 1:22.80
1977 Polder Pie 4 Jeffrey Fell M. R. Clark M. R. Clark 1:22.60
1976 Bed Shy 4 Jeffrey Fell Donnie Walker Conn Smythe 1:23.80
1975 Lovely Sunrise 4 Brian Swatuk Donnie Walker Conn Smythe 1:24.20
1974 Miss Rebound 6 Sandy Hawley Gil Robillard Grovetree Stable 1:22.00
1973 Levee Luck 4 Ted Colangelo Gil Rowntree Stafford Farms 1:25.40
1972 Main Pan 4 Robin Platts Odie Clelland Peter Fuller 1:25.00
1971 Not Too Shy 5 Richard Grubb Donnie Walker Conn Smythe 1:24.00
1970 Not Too Shy 4 Brian Swatuk Donnie Walker Conn Smythe 1:22.80
1969 Forest Path 5 Chris Rogers Arthur H. Warner Lanson Farm 1:26.20
1968 Ice Water 5 Robin Platts Lou Cavalaris, Jr. Gardiner Farm 1:22.60
1967 Kate's Intent 3 Hugo Dittfach Lou Cavalaris, Jr. Peter Fuller 1:23.40
1964 Ramblin Road 3 Avelino Gomez Gordon M. Huntley Gordon F. Hall 1:09.40
1963 Monarch Park 4 Ron Turcotte Gordon M. Huntley Addison-Hall Stable 1:10.20
1962 First Minister 6 Chris Rogers Arthur H. Warner Phil E. Boylen 1:11.80
1961 Anita's Son 5 Hugo Dittfach Arthur H. Warner Lanson Farm 1:10.00
1960 Bold Scholar 4 Hugo Dittfach A. Chris Mrs. A. Chris 1:12.20
1959 War Eagle 5 Clifford Potts Lou Cavalaris, Jr. P. Del Greco 1:04.80
1958 Nearctic 4 Ben Sorensen Gordon J. McCann Windfields Farm 1:09.20
1957 Hartney 6 C. O'Brien Patrick MacMurchy Col. K. R. Marshall 1:23.60
1956 Captor 4 Avelino Gomez Gordon J. McCann E. P. Taylor 1:24.00

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