First Lady (G1)

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First Lady (G1)

OCTOBER 3, 2015 • Post Time: TBD ET

18th Running • 1 mile (turf) • 3-year-olds and up • fillies and mares • Purse: $400,000

This stakes race was inaugurated in the fall of 1998 as the First Lady and was renamed the Galaxy Stakes in 2000. The First Lady is a steppingstone to the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1). In 2006, it again carried the name First Lady. 

2014 Winner

Owner

Trainer

Jockey

Dayatthespa

Jerry Frankel, Ronald Frankel, Steve Laymon, Bradley Thoroughbreds

Chad Brown

John Velazquez

 

Milestones – First Lady Stakes

Fastest Time at Current Distance (1 mile, turf): 1:34.08 (Haggin Course), Never Retreat, 2011

Largest Straight Payoff: $18.00, Stay Forever, 2004

Smallest Straight Payoff: $3.60, Intercontinental (GB), 2005; Gorella (FR), 2006

Largest Field: 12, 2011

Smallest Field: 6, 1998; 2002; 2003; 2007; 2012

Largest Value to Winner: $349,370, Spook Express (SAF), 2001

 

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