Providencia Stakes

The Providencia Stakes is a Grade III American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old fillies over a distance of one and one-eighth miles on the turf course scheduled annually in April at Santa Anita Park. The event currently carries a purse of $100,000.

Providencia Stakes
Grade III race
LocationSanta Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated1981
Race typeThoroughbredFlat racing
Websitewww.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance1+18 miles
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-old fillies
Weight124 lbs with allowances
PurseUS$100,000 (since 2021)

HistoryEdit

Inaugurated in 1981, it has been run at 1+18 miles for most of its existence. It was run at 1 mile in 2004 and from 2006 to 2009.

In 2008, this race was upgraded from a Grade III to a Grade II, with its purse increased from $100,000 to $150,000. It has been downgraded to a Grade III again although its purse remains the same.


RecordsEdit

Speed record:

  • 1+18 miles – Lady of Shamrock (2012)
  • 1 mile 1:34.20 – Acting Lady (2009)

Margins:

  • 7 lengths - Artica (1995)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 – William R. Hawn (1985, 1990)
  • 2 – Mary Jones Bradley (1986, 1993)
  • 2 – Ellwood W. & Judy Johnston (1987, 1994)
  • 2 – Jim Ford, Deron Pearson (2003, 2004)
  • 2 – Warren B. Williamson (2006, 2014)

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Distance Time Purse Grade Ref
2021 Going Global (IRE) Flavien Prat Philip D'Amato CYBT, Michael Dubb, Saul Gevertz, Michael Nentwig & Ray Pagano 1+18 miles 1:48.50 $101,000 III [1]
2020 Race not held
2019 Hostess (GB) Drayden Van Dyke Simon Callaghan John Warren Stable 1+18 miles 1:47.09 $151,755 III [2]
2018 Fatale Bere (FR) Joel Rosario Leonard Powell Benowitz Family Trust, Head of Plains Partners,Mark Mathiesen & Mathilde Powell 1+18 miles 1:47.09 $151,035 III [3]
2017 Sircat Sally Mike E. Smith Jerry Hollendorfer Joe L. Turner 1+18 miles 1:47.09 $150,345 III [4]
2016 Decked Out Kent J. Desormeaux J. Keith Desormeaux Big Chief Racing & Gene A. Voss 1+18 miles 1:52.72 $151,380 III [5]
2015 Spirit of Xian (IRE) Joseph Talamo Richard E. Mandella Ben Keswick 1+18 miles 1:48.10 $151,750 III [6]
2014 Nashoba's Gold Joseph Talamo Carla Gaines Warren B. Williamson 1+18 miles 1:48.06 $151,250 III [7]
2013 Scarlet Strike Rafael Bejarano Jerry Hollendorfer John Carver, Jerry Hollendorfer & Green Smith 1+18 miles 1:47.52 $151,250 III [8]
2012 Lady of Shamrock Mike E. Smith John W. Sadler Hronis Racing 1+18 miles 1:46.80 $150,000 III [9]
2011 Cambina (IRE) Garrett K. Gomez Jeff Bonde Anthony Bilich, Charles Cline, George Schmitt, Dennis Raihill, et al 1+18 miles 1:47.38 $150,000 II [10]
2010 City to City Joel Rosario Jerry Hollendorfer William DeBurgh, Jerry Hollendorfer & Mark DeDomenico 1+18 miles 1:47.16 $150,000 II [11]
2009 Acting Lady Victor Espinoza Doug F. O'Neill Andy Bell & Stephen Russell 1 mile 1:34.20 $150,000 II [12]
2008 Missit (IRE) Victor Espinoza Ben D. A. Cecil Three Chimneys Racing 1 mile 1:34.91 $150,000 II [13]
2007 Super Freaky Jon Court Doug F. O'Neill Suarez Racing & Alex Venneri 1 mile 1:35.59 $112,600 III [14]
2006 Foxysox (GB) Alex Bisono Carla Gaines Warren B. Williamson 1 mile 1:34.88 $109,400 III [15]
2005 Berbatim Alex O. Solis Richard E. Mandella Gary & Wendy Broad 1+18 miles 1:47.66 $111,600 III [16]
2004 Ticker Tape (GB) Kent J. Desormeaux James M. Cassidy Jim Ford, Deron Pearson & Jack Sweesy 1 mile 1:34.55 $113,700 Listed [17]
2003 § Star Vega (GB) Mike E. Smith James M. Cassidy Jim Ford, Deron Pearson & John R. Cuchna 1+18 miles 1:47.89 $150,000 Listed [18]
2002 Megahertz (GB) Alex O. Solis Robert J. Frankel Michael Bello 1+18 miles 1:47.34 $82,500 [19]
2001 Dynamous Victor Espinoza Robert J. Frankel Dr. John A. Chandler 1+18 miles 1:50.13 $81,975 [20]
2000 Kumari Continent David R. Flores J. Paco Gonzalez Trudy McCaffery & John Toffan 1+18 miles 1:48.97 $79,650 [21]
1999 Sweet Life Alex O. Solis Neil D. Drysdale Pam & Martin Wygod 1+18 miles 1:49.85 $80,625 [22]
1998 Country Garden (GB) Kent J. Desormeaux Walter R. Greenman Edward T. McGrath 1+18 miles 1:50.84 $81,750 [23]
1997 § Famous Digger Brice Blanc Barry Abrams Let It Ride Stable, et al 1+18 miles 1:49.85 $75,000 [24]
1996 Gastronomical Kent J. Desormeaux Gary F. Jones G. Arthur Seelbinder 1+18 miles 1:50.40 $77,880 [25]
1995 Artica Laffit Pincay Jr. Mike Harrington Robert E. Resoff 1+18 miles 1:49.36 $80,475 [26]
1994 Fancy 'n Fabulous Alex O. Solis Donald Warren Ellwood W. & Judy Johnston & Marjorie Stonebraker 1+18 miles 1:49.02 $81,450 [27]
1993 On the Catwalk (IRE) Eddie Delahoussaye Rodney Rash Mary Jones Bradley 1+18 miles 1:50.35 $80,400 [28]
1992 Miss Turkana Antonio Lopez Castanon Gary F. Jones Saron Stable 1+18 miles 1:47.32 $81,225 [29]
1991 Fantastic Ways Chris McCarron Gary F. Jones Golden Eagle Farm 1+18 miles 1:49.40 $83,175 [30]
1990 Materco Eddie Delahoussaye Mark MacDonald William R. Hawn 1+18 miles 1:47.40 $82,650 [31]
1989 Formidable Lady Gary L. Stevens Joseph Manzi Fast Friends Stable, et al 1+18 miles 1:50.60 $83,100 [32]
1988 Pattern Step Chris McCarron Charles E. Whittingham Evergreen Farm 1+18 miles 1:48.00 $81,750 [33]
1987 Some Sensation Laffit Pincay Jr. Donald Warren Ellwood W. & Judy Johnston, Harold Meloth, et al 1+18 miles 1:48.20 $64,950 [34]
1986 Miraculous Gary L. Stevens Charles E. Whittingham Mary Jones Bradley 1+18 miles 1:47.80 $65,350 [35]
1985 Soft Dawn Bill Shoemaker Willard L. Proctor William R. Hawn 1+18 miles 1:49.60 $64,850 [36]
1984 Class Play Laffit Pincay Jr. LeRoy Jolley Peter M. Brant 1+18 miles 1:50.20 $64,850 [37]
1983 Spruce Song Sandy Hawley Gary F. Jones Elmendorf Farm 1+18 miles 1:47.40 $66,800 [38]
1982 § Phaedra Laffit Pincay Jr. Stephen A. DiMauro Happy Valley Farm 1+18 miles 1:47.00 $66,800 [39]
1981 Flying Baton Terry Lipham Terry Knight Surf and Turf Stable 1+18 miles 1:47.60 $56,550 [40]

Notes:
§ Ran as an entry

See alsoEdit

List of American and Canadian Graded races

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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