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Star Shoot Stakes

Ungraded stakes race
Star Shoot Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1956
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance Six furlong sprint
Track Polytrack, left-handed
Qualification Three-Year-Old Fillies
Weight Allowances
Purse $150,000 (Plus $50,000 for Ontario bred horses from T.I.P.)

The Star Shoot Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. Run in mid April, it is the first stakes race of the Woodbine racing season. An ungraded stakes race contested on dirt over six furlongs, it is open to three-year-old fillies.

Inaugurated in 1956 at Greenwood Raceway, and named for Star Shoot, the sire of Sir Barton, the race was hosted by the Fort Erie Racetrack from 1967 through 1975 before moving to its present location at Woodbine Racetrack in 1976. Since inception it has been contested at various distances:

  • 6 furlongsĀ : 1956, 1967 to present
  • 6.5 furlongsĀ : 1957
  • 7 furlongsĀ : 1958-1966

The Star Shoot Stakes was run in two divisions in 1961, 1979, 1986, and in 1999.

Contents

Records

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

  • 1:10.00 Happy Victory (1972)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners since 1989

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2010 Biofuel Eurico Rosa da Silva Reade Baker Brereton Jones 1:10.01
2009 Milwaukee Appeal Na Somsanith Scott H. Fairlie C.E.C. Farms 1:10.90
2008 Verdana Bold Emile Ramsammy Daniel J. Vella Edward Seltzer 1:10.59
2007 Native Legend Richard Dos Ramos Darwin Banach William A. Sorokolit, Sr. 1:10.97
2006 Summer Girlfriend Gerry Olguin John Charalambous Equilease Racing Stable 1:11.93
2005 Lemon Maid Todd Kabel Malcolm Pierce Live Oak Plantation Racing 1:10.60
2004 Ontheqt James McAleney Reade Baker Baker & Janis Maine 1:11.72
2003 Winter Garden Chantal Sutherland Robert P. Tiller Frank DiGiulio, Jr. 1:09.04
2002 Platel Emile Ramsammy Vito Armata Molinaro Stable 1:10.60
2001 Chamul David Clark Michael J. Doyle Springfield Stable/Dura Racing 1:12.27
2000 Miss Inquisitive Patrick Husbands Thomas R. Bowden Colebrook Farms 1:11.46
1999 Diablo's Closer Robert Landry Michael J. Doyle Attal Racing Stable 1:13.22
1999 Fantasy Lake Robert Landry Roger Attfield Windhaven 1:12.79
1998 Lady Beverly Steve Bahen Gary Chan Daijyobu Racing Stable 1:10.20
1997 Relaxing Rhythm Todd Kabel Daniel Vella Frank Stronach 1:10.40
1996 Highland Vixen Sandy Hawley Tony Mattine Linmac Farms 1:10.60
1995 Daijin Todd Kabel Daniel Vella John & Glen Sikura 1:10.60
1994 Countess Delainea Mickey Walls Brian Ross Pedigree Farm 1:10.40
1993 Antique Auction James McAleney Roger Attfield Pedigree Farm 1:12.20
1992 Main Topic Richard Dos Ramos Debbie England Pantomime Stable 1:13.00
1991 Dance Smartly Brian Swatuk James E. Day Sam-Son Farm 1:10.60
1990 Lubicon Don Seymour Roger Attfield Kinghaven Farms 1:10.60
1989 Inverawe Sandy Hawley Patrick Collins Knob Hill Stable 1:12.80

Earlier winners

  • 1988 - Zadracarta
  • 1987 - One From Heaven
  • 1986 - Twilight Spook
  • 1986 - Playlist
  • 1985 - Burke's Express
  • 1984 - Ada Prospect
  • 1983 - Forest Green
  • 1982 - Top Canary
  • 1981 - Muskoka Weekend
  • 1980 - Girls'l Be Girls
  • 1979 - Reasonable Sin
  • 1979 - High Voltage Sport
  • 1978 - La Sorciere
  • 1977 - Jansum Regal
  • 1976 - Regal Gal
  • 1975 - Deepstar
  • 1974 - Trudie Tudor
  • 1973 - Impressive Lady
  • 1972 - Happy Victory
  • 1970 - Lady Cornwall
  • 1969 - Drama School
  • 1968 - Vics Turn
  • 1967 - Northern Blonde
  • 1966 - Gay North
  • 1965 - Win Again
  • 1964 - Later Mel
  • 1963 - Charlene B.
  • 1962 - Vase
  • 1961 - Victoria Regina
  • 1961 - Chops On
  • 1960 - Menantic
  • 1958 - Windy Answer
  • 1957 - Pink Velvet
  • 1956 - Orchestra


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