Senorita Stakes

The Senorita Stakes is an American flat Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old fillies held annually at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.

Senorita Stakes
Grade III race
LocationSanta Anita Park
Arcadia, California, USA
relocated from the now closed Hollywood Park Racetrack
Inglewood, California, United States
Inaugurated1968
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
WebsiteSanta Anita Park
Race information
Distance1 mile (8 furlongs)
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-old fillies

The race began in 1968 at the now-closed Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. It was moved to Santa Anita Park upon Hollywood Park's closure at the end of the 2013 season.

As of 2017, it is a Grade III race run over a distance of 8 furlongs on turf offering a purse of $100,000.

Winners of the Senorita Stakes since 1991Edit

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time
At Santa Anita Park
2017 Sircat Sally Stewart Elliott Jerry Hollendorfer Joe L. Turner 1:35.83
2016 Stays in Vegas Alex Solis Jerry Hollendorfer Jungle Racing, KMN Racing, LNJ Foxwoods 1:37.98
2015 Prize Exhibit (GB) Santiago Gonzalez James Cassidy D P Racing 1:36.03
2014 Sheza Smoke Show Joseph Talamo Peter Eurton G. Biegler, J. Border, et al. 1:35.34
At Hollywood Park
2013 Charlie Em (GB) Garrett Gomez Patrick Gallagher Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners 1:35.18
2012 Bobina Victor Espinoza A. C. Avila Haras Santa Maria de Araras 1:35.18
2011 Star Billing Chantal Sutherland John Shirreffs George Krikorian 1:34.52
2010 Cozi Rosie Mike Smith John W. Sadler Jerome & Ann Moss 1:35.11
2009 Mrs Kipling (IRE) David Flores Neil Drysdale Bobby Flay 1:34.52
2008 Sweeter Still (IRE) Martin Garcia Jeff Mullins David J. Lanzman Racing Stable and Jason Wood 1:35.63
2007 Valbenny (IRE) Alex Solis Patrick Gallagher Rita DiPietro, LGL Racing, Michael Rosenmayer, et al. 1:34.47
2006 Foxysox (GB) Alex Bisono Carla Gaines Warren B. Williamson 1:35.28
2005 Virden Omar Figueroa Dan McFarlane Dennis E. Weir 1:35.37
2004 Miss Vegas (IRE) Alex Solis Robert Frankel Edmund A. Gann 1:34.25
2003 Makeup Artist Victor Espinoza John Shireffs George Krikorian 1:36.54
2002 Adoration Garrett Gomez David Hofmans Amerman Racing 1:34.91
2001 Fantastic Filly (FR) Garrett Gomez Robert Frankel Agri-Harvest, Inc. 1:35.13
2000 Islay Mist (GB) David Flores Kathy Walsh James R. Vreeland 1:34.16
1999 Coracle Kent Desormeaux Robert Frankel Dr. John A. Chandler 1:34.04
1998 Dancing Rhythm Kent Desormeaux Michael Machowsky Lesbines and Rocarek 1:35.39
1997 Kentucky Kaper Rene Douglas Michael Smith Goodman, Nielsen, Ozer, et al. 1:34.74
1996 To B. Super Chris Antley Roger Stein Big Fly Stable and Gurnick 1:34.36
1995 Top Shape (FR) Corey Nakatani Robert Frankel Edmund A. Gann 1:34.79
1994 Rabiadella Laffit Pincay, Jr. J. Michael Orman Stonehenge Stables 1:34.84
1993 Likeable Style Kent Desormeaux Richard Mandella Golden Eagle Farm 1:34.56
1992 Charm a Gendarme Rafael Meza Noble Hay III Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Walter 1:33.66
1991 Paula Revere Jose Santos John W. Sadler Irvlu Stable 1:35.50

Earlier winnersEdit

  • 1990 - Brought to Mind
  • 1989 - Reluctant Guest
  • 1988 - Do So
  • 1987 - Pen Bal Lady
  • 1986 - Nature's Way
  • 1985 - Akamini
  • 1985 - Shywing
  • 1984 - Heartlight
  • 1983 - Stage Door Canteen
  • 1983 - Preceptress
  • 1982 - Skillful Joy
  • 1981 - Shimmy
  • 1980 - Ballare
  • 1979 - Variety Queen
  • 1978 - Blue Blood
  • 1977 - Glenaris
  • 1976 - Now Pending
  • 1975 - Raise Your Skirts
  • 1974 - no race
  • 1973 - Cellist
  • 1972 - Impressive Style
  • 1971 - Shelf Talker
  • 1971 - Turkish Trousers
  • 1970 - Night Staker
  • 1969 - Prove it Girl
  • 1969 - Commissary
  • 1968 - Time to Leave

ReferencesEdit