Graded Stakes

As of 12.12.17

First Flight Handicap (Gr. 2)

Host Track:     Belmont Park
City:  Elmont, NY

Race Facts (Since 1976):
Fastest Time: 1:20:65
Largest Winning Margin: 6 1/2 lengths
Highest Winning Equibase Speed Figure: 123
2009 Winning Connections:
Winning Horse: Porte Bonheur
Winning Trainer: David P. Duggan
Winning Jockey: Ramon A. Dominguez
Winning Owner: Johanna Murphy-Leopoldsberger
Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Race Name Gr. Course Track Distance Purse
06/28/2009 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $150,000
07/04/2008 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $150,000
07/08/2007 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $150,000
11/04/2006 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $150,000
10/30/2005 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $150,000
10/30/2004 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $150,000
10/25/2003 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $150,000
10/26/2002 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $150,000
10/26/2001 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $150,000
11/04/2000 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $150,000
11/06/1999 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $150,000
11/07/1998 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $125,000
11/08/1997 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $108,000
11/09/1996 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $100,000
10/28/1995 I Love New York First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $100,000
11/06/1994 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $100,000
11/06/1993 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $100,000
10/10/1992 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $200,000
11/02/1991 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $100,000
10/21/1990 First Flight Handicap 2 Dirt Belmont Park 7 Furlongs $75,000
10/29/1989 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $75,000
10/30/1988 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $75,000
11/14/1987 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $75,000
10/22/1986 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $75,000
10/23/1985 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $75,000
10/24/1984 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $60,000
11/06/1983 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $50,000
11/07/1982 First Flight Handicap 3 Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $50,000
11/08/1981 First Flight Handicap Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $50,000
11/11/1980 First Flight Handicap Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $50,000
11/18/1979 First Flight Handicap Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $40,000
11/19/1978 First Flight Handicap Dirt Aqueduct 7 Furlongs $40,000

Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Horse Trainer Jockey Equibase Speed Figure Chart Video
06/28/2009 Porte Bonheur David P. Duggan Ramon A. Dominguez 106
07/04/2008 Any Limit H. Allen Jerkens Cornelio H. Velasquez 106
07/08/2007 Ginger Punch Robert J. Frankel Rafael Bejarano 111
11/04/2006 Carmandia Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Christopher P. DeCarlo 109  
10/30/2005 Great Intentions Michael E. Hushion Edgar S. Prado 105  
10/30/2004 Bending Strings Kiaran P. McLaughlin Shaun Bridgmohan 104  
10/25/2003 Randaroo Kiaran P. McLaughlin Heberto Castillo, Jr. 109  
10/26/2002 Shine Again H. Allen Jerkens Jean-Luc Samyn 112  
10/26/2001 Shine Again H. Allen Jerkens Jean-Luc Samyn 114  
11/04/2000 Country Hideaway Claude R. McGaughey III Jose L. Espinoza 108  
11/06/1999 Country Hideaway Claude R. McGaughey III Heberto Castillo, Jr. 108  
11/07/1998 Catinca John C. Kimmel Richard Migliore 107  
11/08/1997 Dixie Flag H. Allen Jerkens Michael J. Luzzi 101  
11/09/1996 Thunder Achiever Carlos F. Martin Robbie G. Davis 109  
10/28/1995 Twist Afleet John C. Kimmel Gary L. Stevens 109  
11/06/1994 Twist Afleet John C. Kimmel Jerry D. Bailey 117  
11/06/1993 Raise Heck H. Allen Jerkens Roger I. Velez 109  
10/10/1992 Shared Interest Flint S. Schulhofer Jerry D. Bailey 123  
11/02/1991 Missy's Mirage H. Allen Jerkens Eddie Maple N/A  
10/21/1990 Queena Claude R. McGaughey III Jerry D. Bailey N/A  
10/29/1989 Grecian Flight Joseph H. Pierce, Jr. Craig Perret N/A  
10/30/1988 Cagey Exuberance Robert W. Camac Joseph Imparato N/A  
11/14/1987 Al's Helen Jack C. Van Berg Jerry D. Bailey N/A  
10/22/1986 Chaldea Thomas J. Skiffington Jean-Luc Samyn N/A  
10/23/1985 Alabama Nana (IRE) D. Wayne Lukas Jorge Velasquez N/A  
10/24/1984 Shortley James W. Murphy Mario G. Pino N/A  
11/06/1983 Pert Stephen A. DiMauro Frank Lovato, Jr. N/A  
11/07/1982 Number Woodford C. Stephens Eddie Maple N/A  
11/08/1981 Island Charm Stephen A. DiMauro Richard Migliore N/A  
11/11/1980 Samarta Dancer Carlos A. Garcia Cash B. Asmussen N/A  
11/18/1979 Gladiolus Freeman E. McMillan Laffit A. Pincay, Jr. N/A  
11/19/1978 What a Summer LeRoy S. Jolley Jeff Fell N/A