The Tyro Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually near the of July at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey. A non-graded stakes race offering a purse of $65,000, it is open to two-year-old horses weighted at 122 pounds with allowances. The race is contested on dirt over a distance of five and one-half furlongs.
In 1886, this race was won by Tremont, the United States Champion Two-Year-Old Male. Tremont won every one of his 13 races during a period of 10 weeks but refused to train at the age of three. The great California filly, Los Angeles, won this race in 1887.
Winners since 1999
|2009||Phils Prospect||Tony Maragh||Gary Capuano||Non Stop Stable||1:04.13|
|2008||Fellow Crasher||Joe Bravo||Anthony W. Dutrow||M. Dubb/S. Grant/S. Bayard||1:03.32|
|2007||Lantana Mob||Stewart Elliott||Steve Asmussen||Vinery Stables||1:03.83|
|2006||Bella Shambrock||Chris DeCarlo||Todd Pletcher||J and J Stables||1:04.44|
|2005||He's Got Grit||Aaron Gryder||Steve Asmussen||Curtis C. Green||1:03.97|
|2004||Park Avenue Ball||Dale Beckner||James T. Ryerson||Char-Mari Stable||1:05.02|
|2003||Deputy Storm||Joe Bravo||Todd A. Pletcher||James C. Spence||1:03.73|
|2002||Farno||Tommy Turner||Frank Generazio, Jr.||Patricia A. Generazio||1:05.01|
|2001||Pure Precision||Jose Velez, Jr.||John J. Tammaro III||Kinsman Stable||1:05.12|
|2000||Waltz King||Dale Beckner||John F. Mazza||Holly Crest Farm||1:04.02|
|1999||Outrigger||Jerry Bailey||D. Wayne Lukas||Grousemont Farm||NF|