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Tejano Run Stakes

Listed race
Tejano Run Stakes
Location Turfway Park
Florence, Kentucky, United States
Inaugurated 1974
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.turfway.com
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Polytrack synthetic dirt, left-handed
Qualification Four-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $50,000

The Tejano Run Stakes is an American ungraded Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky. Open to horses age four and older, it is contested on Polytrack synthetic dirt over a distance of one and one eighth miles (8 furlongs).

Inaugurated in 1974 as the Pioneer Stakes, the race was renamed in 1997 to honor Tejano Run who won the 1996 Pioneer Stakes as well as other important stakes at Turfway Park.

There was no race run in 1990 and 2009.

Distances:

  • 1 mile : 1983-1988
  • 1⅛ miles : 1974-1982, 1989–present

Records

Speed record: (at current distance of 1⅛ miles)

  • 1:45.00 - London Fog (1978) & Savage Moon (1979)

Most wins:

  • 2 - Tribute to Royalty (1986, 1988)
  • 2 - Danville (1995, 1998)
  • 2 - Glacial (1999, 2001)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 3 - Michael McDowell (1979, 1986, 1988)
  • 3 - James Bruin (1987, 1992, 1994)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 3 - Bernard S. Flint (2002, 2004, 2005)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - John E. Churchman, Jr. (1986, 1988)
  • 2 - Top of the Key Stable (1995, 1998)
  • 2 - Kingfish Stable (1999, 2001)
  • 2 - LTB Inc. & R. A. Williams (2004, 2005)

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2009 no race
2008 High Blues 5 James Lopez George R. Arnold II Dixiana Stables 1:51.71
2007 Jade's Revenge 4 Rodney Prescott H. Graham Motion Bushwood Stables LLC 1:50.11
2006 Ball Four 5 Julien Leparoux Patrick Biancone Derrick Smith & Michael Tabor 1:51.97
2005 Discreet Hero 7 Justin Vitek Bernard S. Flint LTB Inc. & R. A. Williams 1:49.50
2004 Ask the Lord 7 Rafael Bejarano Bernard S. Flint LTB Inc. & R. A. Williams 1:49.82
2003 Mail Call 5 Rafael Bejarano Gary Montgomery Sarah & Glenn Montgomery 1:51.06
2002 Double Affair 8 Jeff Johnston Bernard S. Flint Ed Wright & Miles Childers 1:50.60
2001 Glacial 6 Brian Peck Daniel M. Smithwick, Jr. Kingfish Stable 1:50.20
2000 Irish Silence 6 Terry Thompson K. Lewis James F. Turner 1:50.60
1999 Glacial 4 Jesse Campbell Daniel M. Smithwick, Jr. Kingfish Stable 1:49.60
1998 Danville 7 Francisco Torres William G. Huffman Top of the Key Stable 1:49.00
1997 Grand Teton 4 Fabio Arguello, Jr. Katherine K. Ball Donamire Farm 1:49.80
1996 Tejano Run 4 Terry Thompson Kenneth McPeek Roy & Joyce Monroe 1:50.40
1995 Danville 4 Larry Melancon William G. Huffman Top of the Key Stable 1:52.00
1994 Secreto's Hideaway 5 James Bruin Akiko Gothard Mickey Liber 1:49.60
1993 Bolt the Hatch 6 Brent Bartram Niall O'Callaghan Budget Stable 1:52.40
1992 Profit Key 5 James Bruin D. Wayne Lukas H. J. Allen & D. L. Mathis 1:51.20
1991 Cool Corbett 6 Patricia Cooksey John C. Goodwin B. Lunsford & L. Holbrook 1:51.00
1990 no race
1989 Cub Scout 6 Charles Woods, Jr. John C. Goodwin John C. Goodwin 1:47.40
1988 Tribute to Royalty 7 Michael McDowell John E. Churchman, Jr. John E. Churchman, Jr. 1:36.20
1987 Quick Speed 5 James Bruin Earl C. Murphy William L. Johnson 1:39.80
1986 Tribute to Royalty 5 Michael McDowell John E. Churchman, Jr. John E. Churchman, Jr. 1:37.00
1985 Exclusive Greer 4 Scott Miller Michael J. Tackett M. J. & E. J. Tackett 1:38.80
1984 Shape Up nf Jose Calo Ernest D. Flynn Est. of Mrs. Frazier Lebus 1:37.80
1983 Prince Fortune 5 Steve Neff Larry Roe D. W. Jones 1:35.80
1982 Timeless Statue 5 Eugene Sipus, Jr. Roy Frazier R. C. Durr 1:47.60
1981 Vanders Force nf Darrell Foster Hulon L. Womack Carolyn Cline & D. Cline 1:47.40
1980 One Lucky Devil 6 David Niblick Jeffrey Sheets Rapid Stable 1:46.80
1979 Savage Moon 6 Michael McDowell Edgar Gordon Gordon & Schmidt 1:45.00
1978 London Fog 4 Charles Woods, Jr. Elizabeth Mangione Joseph B. Mangione 1:45.00
1977 Satan's Cheer 5 Mike Manganello Peter W. Salmen, Jr. Crimson King Farm 1:48.40
1976 Brustigert 6 M. Bryant Pat B. Deveraux T. F. Deveraux 1:46.60
1975 Jesta Dream Away 5 Guilermo Milord James E. Morgan Zweisler & Zimmerman 1:46.00
1974 Ill Will 3 Julio Espinoza Richard E. Vance J. Bullock 1:46.80

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