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Sycamore Stakes

Grade III race
Sycamore Stakes
Location Belmont Park
Elmont, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1995
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.keeneland.com
Race information
Distance 1½ miles (12 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $125,000

The Sycamore Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. A Grade III event open to horses age three and older, it is contested on turf over a distance of 1½ miles.

Inaugurated in 1995, the Sycamore Stakes was run at a distance of 1⅝ miles from inception through 2000.


Speed record:

  • 2:29.55 - Sharbayan (2003)

Most wins:

  • 3 - Rochester (2001, 2002, 2005)

Winners since 2003







2009 Cloudy's Knight 9 Rosemary Homeister, Jr. Jonathan E. Sheppard S J Stables LLC 2:30.87
2008 Always First 7 Rene Douglas Thomas Voss Merriefield Farm 2:30.98
2007 Transduction Gold 4 James Graham John Glenney Kim & John Glenney 2:31.96
2006 Revved Up 8 Garrett Gomez Christophe Clement Live Oak Plantation Racing 2:29.83
2005 Rochester 9 Gary L. Stevens Jonathan E. Sheppard Augustin Stable 2:34.30
2004 Mustanfar 3 Jose Santos Kiaran P. McLaughlin Shadwell Stable 2:30.88
2003 Sharbayan 5 Pat Day Wallace A. Dollase Iron County Farms/Jess Miller Trust 2:29.55



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