Discovery Stakes

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  • Grade: III for 3-year-old thoroughbreds
  • Distance: 9 Furlongs
  • Track: Dirt
  • Purse: $300,000

What is the Discovery Stakes?

The Discovery Stakes is a Grade 3 thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds, run over a distance of 1 1/8 miles on the dirt track at Aqueduct Racetrack. It is a prestigious event that often features up-and-coming racing talent.

When is the Discovery Stakes held?

The Discovery Stakes are scheduled to take place on November 16, 2024. This event is a highlight for horse racing enthusiasts and is popular among those involved in online horse betting.

Discovery Stakes Winners

Notable winners of the Discovery Stakes include legends such as Seattle Slew, who won in 1977, and Bernardini, who clinched victory in 2006. These champions have gone on to achieve significant success in their racing careers, making the Discovery Stakes a key event for identifying future stars.

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time
2023 Crupi Kendrick Carmouche Todd A. Pletcher Repole Stable & St. Elias Stable 1:51.60
2022 Eloquist Paco Lopez Robert E. Reid Jr. Cash Is King LLC & LC Racing 1:53.33
2021 Miles D Manuel Franco Chad C. Brown Peter M. Brant, Robert V. LaPenta 1:52.44
2020 Forza Di Oro Junior Alvarado Wiliam I. Mott Don Alberto Stable 1:50.03

Discovery was a champion thoroughbred horse in the 1930s, known for his remarkable endurance and racing prowess. He won numerous significant races and was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The Discovery Stakes is named in his honor to commemorate his impact on the sport.

The Discovery Stakes is typically held in November, making it one of the last significant races of the year for three-year-old horses. Its timing allows it to serve as a final test for young horses before they transition to their four-year-old season.

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