Frizette Stakes

The Frizette Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-old fillies raced annually at Belmont Park in October. It is currently a Grade I stakes race at a distance of one mile. The Frizette is the female counterpart of the Champagne Stakes.

The Frizette
Grade I race
LocationBelmont Park
Elmont, New York
United States, United States
Race typeThoroughbredFlat racing
Race information
DistanceOne Mile (8 furlongs)
QualificationTwo-year-old fillies
Purse$400,000 (since 2015)[1]

The race is currently part of the Breeders' Cup Challenge series. The winner automatically qualifies for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.

The Frizette was named for the James R. Keene owned and bred racing filly who won the Rosedale Stakes in 1907 and one of the most important foundation mares of the twentieth century.[2] Sired by Hamburg, Frizette was the granddam of the Hall of Fame inductee, Myrtlewood.

Inaugurated in 1945, the Frizette was first run at the Jamaica Race Course, then ran at Aqueduct Racetrack in 1960, 1961, and from 1963 to 1967. There was no race run from 1949 through 1951.

Since inception, it has been run at various distances:

  • 5 furlongs : 1948
  • 6 furlongs: 1945–1947, 1952–1953
  • 1 mile : 1960–1993, 2005 to present
  • 1 116 miles : 1954–1958, 1994–2004
  • 1 18 miles : 1985


Speed record: (at current distance of 1 mile)

  • 1:34.57 – Jaywalk (2018)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 4 - Laffit Pincay Jr. (1974, 1980, 1985, 1988)
  • 4 – Jerry D. Bailey (1992, 1997, 1998, 2000)
  • 4 - John R. Velazquez (2002, 2005, 2009, 2012)

Most wins by an owner:

Winners of the Frizette StakesEdit

2019 Wicked Whisper Joel Rosario Steven M. Asmussen Siena Farms LLC 1:35.92
2018 Jaywalk Joel Rosario John Servis Cash is King LLC, Leonard Green 1:34.57
2017 Separationofpowers Jose Ortiz Chad Brown Klaravich Stables 1:38.66
2016 Yellow Agate Manuel Franco Christophe Clement China Horse Club 1:35.82
2015 Nickname Javier Castellano Steven M. Asmussen LNJ Foxwoods 1:37.76
2014 By the Moon Jose Ortiz Michelle Nevin Jay Em Ess Stable 1:39.42
2013 Artemis Agrotera Jose Lezcano Michael E. Hushion Chester Broman Sr. & Mary Broman 1:36.25
2012 Dreaming of Julia John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Stonestreet Stables 1:37.10
2011 My Miss Aurelia Corey Nakatani Steve Asmussen Stonestreet Stables/Bolton 1:35.22
2010 A Z Warrior Alan Garcia Bob Baffert Zayat Stables 1:35.68
2009 Devil May Care John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Glencrest Farm 1:35.07
2008 Sky Diva Ramon Dominguez Steve Klesaris Jeffrey Puglisi 1:37.40
2007 Indian Blessing Garrett Gomez Bob Baffert Patti & Hal J. Earnhardt III 1:37.64
2006 Sutra Mike Luzzi Michael Stidham Oak Crest Farm, LLC 1:40.22
2005 Adieu John R. Velazquez Todd A. Pletcher Michael Tabor 1:38.07
2004 Balletto Corey Nakatani Thomas Albertrani Darley Stable 1:43.52
2003 Society Selection Ray Ganpath H. Allen Jerkens Irving & Marjorie Cowan 1:43.95
2002 Storm Flag Flying John R. Velazquez C. R. McGaughey III Ogden Mills Phipps 1:44.20
2001 You Edgar Prado Robert J. Frankel Edmund A. Gann 1:43.94
2000 Raging Fever Jerry D. Bailey Mark Hennig Edward P. Evans 1:43.57
1999 Surfside Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm 1:43.18
1998 Confessional Jerry D. Bailey William I. Mott Pin Oak Stable 1:42.88
1997 Silver Maiden Jerry D. Bailey Britt A. McGehee Frank Calabrese 1:42.74
1996 Storm Song Craig Perret Nicholas Zito Dogwood Stable 1:42.47
1995 Golden Attraction Gary Stevens D. Wayne Lukas William T. Young 1:42.95
1994 Flanders Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas William T. Young 1:43.94
1993 Heavenly Prize Mike E. Smith C. R. McGaughey III Ogden Phipps 1:35.46
1992 Educated Risk Jerry D. Bailey C. R. McGaughey III Ogden Mills Phipps 1:36.62
1991 Preach Julie Krone C. R. McGaughey III Claiborne Farm 1:37.20
1990 Meadow Star José A. Santos LeRoy Jolley Carl Icahn 1:35.40
1989 Stella Madrid Angel Cordero Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Peter M. Brant 1:38.80
1988 Some Romance Laffit Pincay Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 1:36.80
1987 Classic Crown Angel Cordero Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Star Crown Stable (Andrew Rosen) 1:37.20
1986 Personal Ensign Randy Romero C. R. McGaughey III Ogden Phipps 1:36.40
1985 Family Style Laffit Pincay Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 1:37.20
1984 Charleston Rag Don MacBeth Del W. Carroll II William S. Farish 1:39.00
1983 Miss Oceana Eddie Maple Woody Stephens Newstead Farm 1:36.60
1982 Princess Rooney Jeffrey Fell Frank Gomez Paula J. Tucker 1:39.00
1981 Proud Lou Dan Beckon James Hardy William Graham 1:38.80
1980 Heavenly Cause Laffit Pincay Jr. Woody Stephens Ryehill Farm 1:38.00
1979 Smart Angle Sam Maple Woody Stephens Ryehill Farm 1:38.20
1978 Golferette Jeffrey Fell Jose A. Martin Jose A. Martin 1:35.40
1977 Lakeville Miss Ruben Hernandez Jose A. Martin Randolph Weinsier 1:36.20
1976 Sensational Jorge Velasquez Woody Stephens Mill House 1:36.20
1975 Optimistic Gal Braulio Baeza LeRoy Jolley Diana M. Firestone 1:36.80
1974 Molly Ballantine Laffit Pincay Jr. Jose A. Martin Jerome Castle 1:36.80
1973 Bundler Jacinto Vasquez Anthony L. Basile Bwamazon Farm 1:36.40
1972 La Prevoyante John LeBlanc Yonnie Starr Jean-Louis Levesque 1:37.40
1971 Numbered Account Braulio Baeza Roger Laurin Ogden Phipps 1:35.60
1970 Forward Gal Jorge Velasquez Warren A. Croll Jr. Aisco Stable 1:36.60
1969 Tudor Queen Avelino Gomez Gil Rowntree John H. Stafford 1:38.60
1968 Shuvee Jesse Davidson Willard C. Freeman Anne Minor Stone 1:37.00
1967 Queen Of The Stage Braulio Baeza Edward A. Neloy Ogden Phipps 1:35.40
1966 Regal Gleam Manuel Ycaza Hirsch Jacobs Patrice Jacobs 1:37.40
1965 Priceless Gem Walter Blum Hirsch Jacobs Ethel D. Jacobs 1:36.00
1964 Queen Empress Bill Shoemaker William C. Winfrey Wheatley Stable 1:37.40
1963 Tosmah Sam Boulmetis Sr. Joseph W. Mergler Briardale Farm 1:36.00
1962 Pams Ego Manuel Ycaza J. P. "Sammy" Smith Clear Springs Stable 1:38.00
1961 Cicada Bill Shoemaker Casey Hayes Meadow Stable 1:36.80
1960 Bowl of Flowers Eddie Arcaro J. Elliott Burch Brookmeade Stable 1:35.60
1959 My Dear Girl M. N. Gonzales Melvin Calvert Frances A. Genter 1:40.20
1958 Merry Hill Ray Broussard Woody Stephens Joan Van de Maele 1:46.40
1957 Idun Bill Hartack Sherrill W. Ward Mrs. Charles U. Bay 1:46.80
1956 Capelet Jimmy Nichols Lucien Laurin Reginald N. Webster 1:45.40
1955 Nasrina William Boland Edward A. Christmas Howell E. Jackson 1:45.40
1954 Myrtle's Jet Walter Blum Isaac K. Mourar Maine Chance Farm 1:49.20
1953 Indian Legend Ted Atkinson John M. Gaver Sr. Greentree Stable 1:13.60
1952 Sweet Patootie Ted Atkinson H. H. "Pete" Battle Mrs. E. Dale Shaffer 1:12.40
1948 Our Fleet Eddie Arcaro Ted D. Grimes Fannie Hertz 1:01.00
1947 Slumber Song Jack Westrope Preston M. Burch Brookmeade Stable 1:12.20
1946 Bimlette Abelardo DeLara James W. Smith John R. Bradley 1:12.60
1945 Bonnie Beryl James Stout James Fitzsimmons Belair Stud 1:11.80

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Frizette Stakes Profile". Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Frizette".