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Vice Regent Stakes

Restricted Stakes race
Vice Regent Stakes
Location Woodbine Racetrack
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inaugurated 1997
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.woodbineentertainment.com
Race information
Distance One Mile (8 furlongs)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old
(Ontario Sire Stakes program)
Weight Allowances
Purse $125,000

The Vice Regent Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually since 1997 at the end of August at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

An Ontario Sire Stakes, it is a restricted race for three-year-olds raced over a distance of one mile (8 furlongs) on Turf and currently carries a purse of $125,000.

The race was named to honor Vice Regent, the important Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame sire. Vice Regent's son Randy Regent, won the inaugural running in 1997 in record time that stood until 2008.


Speed record: (Through 1998, Woodbine times were recorded in fifths of a second. Since 1999 they are in hundredths of a second)

  • 1:33.76 - Sand Cove (2008)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - RMC Stable (2001, 2005)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 2 - Na Somsanith (1999, 2001)
  • 2 - Ray Sabourin (2002, 2004)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • No trainer has won this race more than once.







2009 Guipago Tyler Pizarro Analisa M. Delmas Fieldstone Farms 1:34.33
2008 Sand Cove Slade Callaghan Roger Attfield Ralph Johnson 1:33.76
2007 Rahy's Attorney Robert Landry Ian Black Ellie Boje Farm et al. 1:36.20
2006 Another Ascot Constant Montpellier Michael DePaulo California Stable 1:38.09
2005 Decew Falls Emile Ramsammy Mike Keogh RMC Stable 1:39.38
2004 Archers Bow Ray Sabourin Michael J. Wright S. J. Anstey et al. 1:40.83
2003 Tusayan Emile Ramsammy Laurie Silvera L. Silvera / S. Kilambi 1:36.97
2002 Mighty Quinn Ray Sabourin Malcolm Pierce Windways Farm/Quinn Stable 1:37.34
2001 Indian Dan Na Somsanith John A. Ross RMC Stable 1:36.83
2000 High Speed Travel Todd Kabel Barbara J. Minshall Minshall Farms 1:37.01
1999 Ruxsh Na Somsanith Earl Barnett Jal Dastur 1:37.40
1998 Goldmart Prince Kelly MacKay Wray I. Lawrence Goldmart Farms 1:35.60
1997 Randy Regent Sandy Hawley Mark Frostad Sam-Son Farm 1:35.20



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