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Shakertown Stakes

Grade I race
Shakertown Stakes
Location Keeneland Race Course
Lexington, Kentucky
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance 5.5 furlongs
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Shakertown Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid April at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. Raced on turf over a sprint distance of 5.5 furlongs, it is open to horses three years of age and older. A Grade III race since 2003, it currently offers a purse of $100,000.

Inaugurated as The Minstrel Stakes in 1997, its name was changed the following year to honor Shakertown, a nearby Shaker community that is a United States National Historic Landmark.


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Winners of the Shakertown Stakes







2010 Silver Timber 7 Julien Leparoux Chad Brown Michael Dubb/Peter Randazzo 1:01.87
2009 Heros Reward 7 Javier Castellano Dale Capuano Rob Ry Farm/Jayne M. Slysz 1:04.24
2008 Mr. Nightlinger 4 Jamie Theriot W. Bret Calhoun Martin Racing Stable/Carl Moore 1:03.84
2007 The Nth Degree 6 Eddie Castro Eduardo Caramori Rodney J. Winkler 1:03.94
2006 Atticus Kristy 5 Garrett Gomez Merrill R. Scherer Centaur Farms 1:01.83
2005 Soaring Free 6 Jerry Bailey Mark Frostad Sam-Son Farm 1:02.22
2004 Soaring Free 5 Shane Sellers Mark Frostad Sam-Son Farm 1:01.78
2003 No Jacket Required 6 Brice Blanc Thomas M. Amoss W. Temple Webber, Jr. 1:03.25
2002 Morluc 6 Robby Albarado Randy L. Morse Michael P. Cloonan 1:03.25
2001 Airbourne Command 6 Jorge Chavez Richard Saland Richard Saland 1:02.71
2000 Bold Fact 5 Richard Migliore John C. Kimmel Juddmonte Farms 1:02.60
1999 Prankster 6 Shane Sellers Thomas M. Amoss Karnak Galactic Racing 1:02.60
1998 Sesaro 6 Shane Sellers Charles Lopresti Henryk de Kwiatkowski 1:02.20
1997 G.H.'s Pleasure 5 Jose A. Santos Kenneth E. Hoffman Tony Canonie et al. 1:03.00



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