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Encyclopedia > Coaching Club American Oaks
Grade I Race
Coaching Club American Oaks
Location Belmont Park
Elmont, New York
Inaugurated: 1917
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website: Belmont Park
Race information
Distance 1 ΒΌ miles (10 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-Year-Olds Fillies
Weight 121 lbs. (54.9 kgs)
Purse $300,000

The Coaching Club American Oaks is a race for thoroughbred three-year old fillies run at a mile and a quarter on the Belmont Park dirt. The race is the second leg of the Triple Tiara of Thoroughbred Racing. A Grade I stakes, beginning in 2005, it offers a purse of $300,000. Belmont Park is a major thoroughbred horse-racing facility located in the hamlet of Elmont, New York in Nassau County on Long Island (just outside of New York City). ... Elmont is a hamlet (and census-designated place) as well as suburb of New York City in Long Island, Nassau County, New York, in the Town of Hempstead. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Thoroughbred race horses The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known as a race horse. ... Flat racing is a term commonly used in the United Kingdom to denote a form of horse-racing which is run over a predetermined distance and in which the horses are not required to jump over obstacles such as hurdles or fences as in National Hunt racing. ... A furlong is a measure of distance within imperial units and U.S. customary units, and is equal to 660 feet or one-eighth of a mile. ... Filly is also a town in Belgium. ... Thoroughbred race horses The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known as a race horse. ... Filly is also a town in Belgium. ... Belmont Park is a major thoroughbred horse-racing facility located in the hamlet of Elmont, New York in Nassau County on Long Island (just outside of New York City). ... The Triple Tiara of Thoroughbred Racing, formerly known as the Filly Triple Crown, is a set of horse races in the United States which is open to three year old fillies. ... A graded stakes race is a term applied to a Thoroughbred horse race in the United States and Canada to describe races that derive their name from the stake, or entry fee, owners must pay. ...


Run as a handicap prior to 1928, the race is named in honor of the Coaching Club of America. One of the requirements for membership in this club was the ability to handle a coach and four horses with a single group of reins. August Belmont, Jr. set the original conditions in order to emulate the Epsom Oaks in England. August Belmont, Jr. ... The Oaks Stakes is a Group 1 United Kingdom flat racing horse race for three year old fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs at Epsom Downs during June. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130...


From 1963 to 1967 the Coaching Club American Oaks was run at Aqueduct Racetrack. Over the years, it has been raced at various distances: Aqueduct Racetrack, known as the Big A, is a horse racetrack in the neighborhood of Ozone Park in the New York City borough of Queens. ...

  • 1917 : 9 furlongs
  • 1919-1941 and 1944-1958 : 11 furlongs
  • 1990-1997, 2003-present : 10 furlongs
  • 1942-1943, 1971-1989, 1998-2003 : 12 furlongs

Records

Most wins by a jockey: The racecourse is a classical meeting point for the people of Chester. ...

Most wins by a trainer: Jorge Velasquez (born December 28, 1946 in Chepo, Panama) is an American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey. ... Jerry D. Bailey (born August 29, 1957 in Dallas, Texas) is a retired American Hall of Fame jockey. ... In horse racing, a trainer is responsible for preparing a horse for races. ...


Future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Mom's Command won the 1985 Oaks under jockey Abigail Fuller, daughter of the horse's owner, Peter Fuller. Horace A. Jimmy Jones (November 24, 1906 – September 2, 2001) was an American thoroughbred horse trainer. ... Maximilian J. Max Hirsch (July 12, 1880 - April 3, 1969) was an American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse trainer. ... The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame was founded in 1950 in Saratoga Springs, New York, to honor the achievements of American thoroughbred race horses, jockeys, and trainers. ...


Winners since 1959

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2006 Wonder Lady Anne L Edgar Prado Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. IEAH Stables 2:04.63
2005 Smuggler Edgar Prado Shug McGaughey Phipps Stable 2:04.39
2004 Ashado John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Starlight/Saylor/Martin 2:02.43
2003 Spoken Fur Jerry D. Bailey Robert J. Frankel Amerman Racing Stable 2:31.02
2002 Jilbab Mike Luzzi Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Stable 2:31.48
2001 Tweedside John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Eugene Melnyk 2:30.70
2000 Jostle Mike E. Smith John Servis Fox Hill Farms 2:29.99
1999 On a Soapbox Jerry D. Bailey Niall O'Callaghan Grimm & Voss 2:29.31
1998 Banshee Breeze Jerry D. Bailey Carl Nafzger James B. Tafel 2:31.56
1997 Ajina Mike E. Smith William I. Mott Allen E. Paulson 2:00.40
1996 My Flag Jerry D. Bailey Shug McGaughey Ogden Phipps 2:04.64
1995 Golden Bri Jose Santos John C. Kimmel Hilmer C.Schmidt 2:03.86
1994 Two Altazano Jose Santos Michael Stidham Harold V. Goodman 2:02.88
1993 Sky Beauty Mike E. Smith H. Allen Jerkens Georgia E. Hofmann 2:01.56
1992 Turnback the Alarm Chris Antley William V. Terrill Valley View Farm 2:03.53
1991 Lite Light Corey Nakatani Jerry Hollendorfer Oaktown Stable 2:00.54
1990 Charon Craig Perret Eugene Navarro Stanley M. Ersoff 2:02.60
1989 Open Mind Angel Cordero, Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 2:32.40
1988 Goodbye Halo Jorge Velasquez Charles Whittingham Arthur B. Hancock III 2:32.80
1987 Fiesta Gal Angel Cordero, Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 2:31.00
1986 Valley Victory Randy Romero Leo O'Brien Richard N. Dick 2:28.00
1985 Mom's Command Abigail Fuller Edward T. Allard Peter Fuller 2:32.00
1984 Class Play Jean Cruguet Leroy Jolley Peter M. Brant 2:29.80
1983 High Schemes Jean-Luc Samyn Philip G. Johnson Joseph Morrisey, Jr. 2:30.20
1982 Christmas Past Jacinto Vasquez Angel Penna, Jr. Cynthia Phipps 2:28.60
1981 Wayward Lass Cash Asmussen Jose Martin Flying Zee Stable 2:28.20
1980 Bold 'N Determined Ed Delahoussaye Neil Drysdale Saron Stable 2:31.80
1979 Davona Dale Jorge Velasquez John M. Veitch Calumet Farm 2:30.00
1978 Lakeville Miss Ruben Hernandez Jose Martin Randolph Weinsier 2:29.40
1977 Our Mims Jorge Velasquez John M. Veitch Calumet Farm 2:29.40
1976 Revidere Jacinto Vasquez David A. Whiteley William Haggin Perry 2:28.40
1975 Ruffian Jacinto Vasquez Frank Y. Whiteley, Jr. Locust Hill Farm 2:27.80
1974 Chris Evert Jorge Velasquez Joseph A. Trovato Carl Rosen 2:28.80
1973 Magazine Angel Cordero, Jr. Victor J. Nickerson Elmendorf Farm 2:27.80
1972 Summer Guest Ron Turcotte Elliott Burch Rokeby Stable 2:29.40
1971 Our Cheri Amour Jack Kurtz Joseph G. Moos Helen D. Vizzi 2:29.80
1970 Missile Belle Pete D. Anderson Woody C. Stephens John A. Morris 2:03.80
1969 Shuvee Jesse Davidson Willard C. Freeman Anne Minor Stone 2:03.20
1968 Dark Mirage Manuel Ycaza Everett W. King Lloyd I. Miller 2:01.80
1967 Quillo Queen Ernest Cardone James E. Picou Martin Andersen 2:03.40
1966 Lady Pitt Walter Blum Stephen A. DiMauro Golden Triangle Stable 2:05.00
1965 Marshua Ray Broussard Norman R. McLeod Mrs. Wallace Gilroy 2:02.60
1964 Miss Cavandish Howard Grant Roger Laurin Harry S. Nichols 2:04.00
1963 Lamb Chop Heliodoro Gustines James W. Maloney William Haggin Perry 2:02.80
1962 Bramalea Bobby Ussery James P. Conway Darby Dan Farm 2:02.60
1961 Bowl of Flowers Eddie Arcaro Elliot Burch Brookmeade Stable 2:03.20
1960 Berlo Eric Guerin Richard E. Handlen Foxcatcher Farm 2:04.20
1959 Resacara Manuel Ycaza Buddy Hirsch King Ranch 2:02.40

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Earlier winners

  • 1958 - A Glitter
  • 1957 - Williamette
  • 1956 - Levee
  • 1955 - High Voltage
  • 1954 - Cherokee Rose
  • 1953 - Grecian Queen
  • 1952 - Real Delight
  • 1951 - How
  • 1950 - Next Move
  • 1949 - Wistful
  • 1948 - Scattered
  • 1947 - Harmonica
  • 1946 - Hypnotic
  • 1945 - Elpis
  • 1944 - Twilight Tear
  • 1943 - Too Timely
  • 1942 - Vagrancy
  • 1941 - Level Best
  • 1940 - Damaged Goods
  • 1939 - War Plumage
  • 1938 - Creole Maid
  • 1937 - Dawn Play
  • 1936 - High Fleet
  • 1935 - Black Helen
  • 1934 - Lady Reigh
  • 1933 - Edelweiss
  • 1932 - Top Flight
  • 1931 - Tambour
  • 1930 - Snowflake
  • 1929 - Sweet Verbena
  • 1928 - Bateau
  • 1927 - Nimba
  • 1926 - Edith Cavell
  • 1925 - Florence Nightingale
  • 1924 - Princess Doreen
  • 1923 - How Fair
  • 1922 - Prudish
  • 1921 - Flambette
  • 1920 - Cleopatra
  • 1919 - Polka Dot
  • 1918 - Rose d'Or
  • 1917 - Wistful I


Twilight Tear (1941-1954) was an American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred filly racehorse. ...


 
 

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