Graded Stakes

   

As of 04.29.17

Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes (Gr. 1)

Host Track:     Belmont Park
City:  Elmont, NY

Race Facts (Since 1976):
Fastest Time: 2:23:39
Largest Winning Margin: 10 1/4 lengths
Highest Winning Equibase Speed Figure: 133
2016 Winning Connections:
Winning Horse: Ectot (GB)
Winning Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Winning Jockey: Jose L. Ortiz
Winning Owner: Al Shaqab Racing and Normand, Gerard Augustin
Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Race Name Gr. Course Track Distance Purse
10/01/2016 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
09/26/2015 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/27/2014 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/28/2013 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/29/2012 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
10/01/2011 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/02/2010 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/03/2009 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/27/2008 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/30/2007 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
10/07/2006 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
10/01/2005 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $750,000
10/02/2004 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $750,000
09/27/2003 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $750,000
09/29/2002 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $750,000
09/29/2001 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $750,000
10/07/2000 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $750,000
10/09/1999 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
10/10/1998 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/18/1997 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/05/1996 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/07/1995 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/08/1994 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/09/1993 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/03/1992 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/06/1991 Turf Classic Invitational Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
10/07/1990 Turf Classic Handicap 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
10/08/1989 Turf Classic 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
10/09/1988 Turf Classic 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/26/1987 Turf Classic Stakes 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/20/1986 Turf Classic 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $600,000
09/21/1985 Turf Classic 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $500,000
09/22/1984 Turf Classic 1 Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $400,000
10/29/1983 Turf Classic 1 Turf Aqueduct 1 1/2 Miles $400,000
10/23/1982 Turf Classic 1 Turf Aqueduct 1 1/2 Miles $300,000
10/24/1981 Turf Classic 1 Turf Aqueduct 1 1/2 Miles $300,000
10/25/1980 Turf Classic 1 Turf Aqueduct 1 1/2 Miles $300,000
10/27/1979 Turf Classic 1 Turf Aqueduct 1 1/2 Miles $250,000
10/21/1978 Turf Classic Turf Belmont Park 1 1/2 Miles $200,000
11/19/1977 Turf Classic Stakes Turf Aqueduct 1 1/2 Miles $200,000

Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Horse Trainer Jockey Equibase Speed Figure Chart Video
10/01/2016 Ectot (GB) Todd A. Pletcher Jose L. Ortiz 113
09/26/2015 Big Blue Kitten Chad C. Brown Joe Bravo 122
09/27/2014 Main Sequence H. Graham Motion Rajiv Maragh 115
09/28/2013 Little Mike Dale L. Romans Mike E. Smith 120
09/29/2012 Point of Entry Claude R. McGaughey III John R. Velazquez 116
10/01/2011 Cape Blanco (IRE) Aidan P. O'Brien Jamie P. Spencer 126
10/02/2010 Winchester Christophe Clement Cornelio H. Velasquez 119
10/03/2009 Interpatation Robert Barbara Robby Albarado 111
09/27/2008 Grand Couturier (GB) Robert Ribaudo Alan Garcia 123
09/30/2007 English Channel Todd A. Pletcher John R. Velazquez 117
10/07/2006 English Channel Todd A. Pletcher John R. Velazquez 122  
10/01/2005 Shakespeare William I. Mott Jerry D. Bailey 115  
10/02/2004 Kitten's Joy Dale L. Romans John R. Velazquez 116  
09/27/2003 Sulamani (IRE) Saeed bin Suroor Jerry D. Bailey 119  
09/29/2002 Denon Robert J. Frankel Edgar S. Prado 116  
09/29/2001 Timboroa (GB) Robert J. Frankel Edgar S. Prado 119  
10/07/2000 John's Call Thomas H. Voss Jean-Luc Samyn 115  
10/09/1999 Val's Prince H. James Bond Jorge F. Chavez 115  
10/10/1998 Buck's Boy P. Noel Hickey Shane J. Sellers 114  
10/18/1997 Val's Prince James E. Picou Mike E. Smith 112  
10/05/1996 Diplomatic Jet James E. Picou Jorge F. Chavez 113  
10/07/1995 Turk Passer Flint S. Schulhofer John R. Velazquez 119  
10/08/1994 Tikkanen Jonathan E. Pease Cash B. Asmussen 133  
10/09/1993 Apple Tree (FR) Andre Fabre Mike E. Smith 126  
10/03/1992 Sky Classic James E. Day Pat Day 116  
10/06/1991 Solar Splendor Patrick J. Kelly Herb McCauley N/A  
10/07/1990 Cacoethes Guy Harwood Ray Cochrane N/A  
10/08/1989 Yankee Affair Henry L. Carroll Jose A. Santos N/A  
10/09/1988 Sunshine Forever John M. Veitch Angel Cordero, Jr. N/A  
09/26/1987 Theatrical (IRE) William I. Mott Pat Day N/A  
09/20/1986 Manila LeRoy S. Jolley Jose A. Santos N/A  
09/21/1985 Noble Fighter Mitri Saliba Alain Lequeux N/A  
09/22/1984 John Henry Ronald L. McAnally Chris J. McCarron N/A  
10/29/1983 All Along (FR) Patrick L. Biancone Walter R. Swinburn N/A  
10/23/1982 April Run (IRE) Francois Boutin Cash B. Asmussen N/A  
10/24/1981 April Run (IRE) Francois Boutin Philippe Paquet N/A  
10/25/1980 Anifa Mitri Saliba Alfred Gibert N/A  
10/27/1979 Bowl Game John M. Gaver, Jr. Jorge Velasquez N/A  
10/21/1978 Waya (FR) Angel Penna, Sr. Angel Cordero, Jr. N/A  
11/19/1977 Johnny D. Michael Kay Stephen Cauthen N/A  

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