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Travers Stakes top three finishers

This is a listing of the horses that finished in either first, second, or third place and the number of starters in the Travers Stakes, an American Grade 1 race for three year-olds at 1-1/4 miles on dirt held at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga, New York.[1] (List 1973-present)

Year Winner Second Third Starters
2009 Summer Bird Hold Me Back Quality Road 7
2008 Colonel John Mambo in Seattle Pyro 12
2007 Street Sense Grasshopper Helsinki 7
2006 Bernardini Bluegrass Cat Dr. Pleasure 6
2005 Flower Alley Bellamy Road Roman Ruler 7
2004 Birdstone The Cliff's Edge Eddington 7
2003 Ten Most Wanted Peace Rules Strong Hope 6
2002 Medaglia d'Oro Repent Nothing Flat 9
2001 Point Given E Dubai Dollar Bill 9
2000 Unshaded Albert the Great Commendable 9
1999 Lemon Drop Kid Vision and Verse Menifee 8
1998 Coronado's Quest Victory Gallop Raffie's Majesty 7
1997 Deputy Commander Behrens Awesome Again 8
1996 Will's Way Louis Quatorze Skip Away 7
1995 Thunder Gulch Pyramid Peak Malthus 7
1994 Holy Bull Concern Tabasco Cat 5
1993 Sea Hero Kissin Kris Miner's Mark 11
1992 Thunder Rumble Devil His Due Dance Floor 10
1991 Corporate Report Hansel Fly So Free 6
1990 Rhythm Shot Gun Scott Sir Richard Lewis 13
1989 Easy Goer Clevor Trevor Shy Tom 6
1988 Forty Niner Seeking the Gold Brian's Time 8
1987 Java Gold Cryptoclearance Polish Navy 9
1986 Wise Times Danzig Connection Personal Flag 7
1985 Chief's Crown Turkoman Skip Trial 7
1984 Carr de Naskra Pine Circle Morning Bob 9
1983 Play Fellow Slew o'Gold Hyperborean 7
1982 Runaway Groom Aloma's Ruler Conquistador Cielo 5
1981 Willow Hour Pleasant Colony Lord Avie 10
1980 Temperence Hill First Albert Amber Pass 9
1979 General Assembly Smarten Private Account 7
1978 Alydar Affirmed Nasty and Bold 4
1977 Jatski Run Dusty Run Silver Series 14
1976 Honest Pleasure Romeo Dance Spell 8
1975 Wajima Media Prince Thou Art 5
1974 Holding Pattern Little Current Chris Evert 11
1973 Annihilate 'Em Stop The Music See the Jaguar 8
1972 Key To The Mint Tentam True Knight 7


  1. Stakes Histories, The Original Racing Almanac 2009, page 477-478 on June 26, 2008.


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