Arlington Matron Stakes

The Matron Stakes is an American Grade III flat horse race for Thoroughbred fillies and mares, aged three years and upward. Raced over a distance of 9 furlongs on the dirt at Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, Illinois every spring. It currently offers a purse of $100,000.

Matron Stakes
Grade III race
LocationArlington Park
Illinois, United States
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance1 18 miles (9 furlongs)
QualificationFillies & Mares, 3-years-old & up
Purse$100,000 (2019)

The event was moved to Churchill Downs in 2017.

Inaugurated in 1930, Hall of Fame member, Bewitch, ran second in 1949. Real Delight won it in 1953.[1]

Recent winnersEdit


  1. ^ American Racing Manual 2010