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Seaway Stakes

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Inaugurated  1956
Surface  Tapeta
Distance  Seven furlong sprint
Purse  150,000 CAD (2005–)
Location  Woodbine Racetrack Toronto, Ontario
Race type  Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website  www.woodbineentertainment.com

The Seaway Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in late August or early September at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. A Grade III race since 2004, it is open to dillies and mares aged three and older. Contested over a distance of 7 furlongs on Tapeta synthetic dirt, it carries a purse of C$150,000.

There was no race run in 1965 and 1966. In 1984 it was run in two divisions.

Inaugurated in 1956, over the years the race has been contested at various distances:

  • 6 furlongs : 1958-1964
  • 6 12 furlongs : 2006
  • 7 furlongs : 1956-1957, 1967–2005, 2007
  • Records

    Speed record: (Through 1998, times were recorded in fifths of a second . Since 1999 they are in hundredths of a second)

  • 1:21.51 - Akronism (2008)
  • Most wins:

  • 3 - Prospective Dolly (1991, 1992, 1994)
  • Most wins by an owner:

  • 4 - Conn Smythe (1970, 1971, 1975, 1976)
  • Most wins by a jockey:

  • 6 - Robin Platts (1968, 1972, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985)
  • Most wins by a trainer:

  • 4 - Arthur H. Warner (1961, 1962, 1969, 1983)
  • 4 - Donnie Walker (1970, 1971, 1975, 1976)
  • References

    Seaway Stakes Wikipedia


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