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Steady Growth Stakes

Restricted Stakes race
Steady Growth Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance 1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Track Polytrack synthetic dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
(Ontario Sire Stakes program)
Weight Allowances
Purse $125,000

The Steady Growth Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in early June at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. An Ontario Sire Stakes, it is a restricted race for horses age three and older. Raced over a distance of 11/16 miles on Polytrack synthetic dirt, the Steady Growth Stakes currently carries a purse of $125,000.

Inaugurated in 1997, the race is named in honor of Steady Growth, the 1979 Queen's Plate winner and Canadian Champion 3-Year-Old Colt.


Speed record:

  • 1:42.20 - Deputy Inxs (1997)

Most wins:

  • 3 - Barbeau Ruckus (2003, 2005, 2006)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 3 - Na Somsanith (1997, 1999, 2001)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 2 - Abraham Katryan (2000, 2002)
  • 2 - Ross Armata (2003, 2005)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 3 - Thayalan Muthulingham (2003, 2005, 2006)








2009 Michael's Bad Boy 6 Eurico Rosa da Silva Nicholas Gonzalez Joan Agro 1:43.53
2008 Dancer's Bajan 4 Corey Fraser Robert P. Tiller 3 sons Racing Stable 1:44.41
2007 Executive Choice 6 Emile Ramsammy Reade Baker J. Aston/P. Buzzi/A. Onesi 1:43.68
2006 Barbeau Ruckus 7 Todd Kabel George Newland Thayalan Muthulingham 1:44.64
2005 Barbeau Ruckus 6 Todd Kabel Ross Armata S.Armata/T.Muthulingham 1:45.69
2004 Norfolk Knight 5 Jillian Scharfstein Hugo Dittfach Margaret Squires 1:44.54
2003 Barbeau Ruckus 4 Constant Montpellier Ross Armata S.Armata/T.Muthulingham 1:45.12
2002 Runaway Love 5 Emile Ramsammy Abraham Katryan Brandon Brako Stable et al. 1:44.67
2001 Casino Prince 4 Na Somsanith John Cardella John W. Hillier 1:44.25
2000 One Way Love 5 Patrick Husbands Abraham Katryan G. Schickedanz & J. W Hillier 1:44.74
1999 Silks Or Scarlet 5 Na Somsanith Dan O'Callaghan Norcliffe Stable 1:44.40
1998 Terremoto 7 Todd Kabel Beverly Buck Mr. & Mrs. Everatt 1:44.60
1997 Deputy Inxs 6 Na Somsanith Audre Cappuccitti Audre & Gordon Cappuccitti 1:42.20



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