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Tejano Run Stakes

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Inaugurated  1974
Purse  50,000 USD
Website  www.turfway.com
Location  Turfway Park Florence, Kentucky, United States
Race type  Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Distance  1 ⁄8 miles (9 furlongs)
Surface  Polytrack synthetic dirt

The Tejano Run Stakes is an American ungraded Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky. Open to horses age four and older, it is contested on Polytrack synthetic dirt over a distance of one and one eighth miles (8 furlongs).

Inaugurated in 1974 as the Pioneer Stakes, the race was renamed in 1997 to honor Tejano Run who won the 1996 Pioneer Stakes as well as other important stakes at Turfway Park.

There was no race run in 1990 and 2009.

Distances:

  • 1 mile : 1983-1988
  • 1 18 miles : 1974-1982, 1989–present
  • Records

    Speed record: (at current distance of 1 18 miles)

  • 1:45.00 - London Fog (1978) & Savage Moon (1979)
  • Most wins
  • 2 - Tribute to Royalty (1986, 1988)
  • 2 - Danville (1995, 1998)
  • 2 - Glacial (1999, 2001)
  • Most wins by a jockey
  • 3 - Michael McDowell (1979, 1986, 1988)
  • 3 - James Bruin (1987, 1992, 1994)
  • Most wins by a trainer
  • 3 - Bernard S. Flint (2002, 2004, 2005)
  • Most wins by an owner
  • 2 - John E. Churchman, Jr. (1986, 1988)
  • 2 - Top of the Key Stable (1995, 1998)
  • 2 - Kingfish Stable (1999, 2001)
  • 2 - LTB Inc. & R. A. Williams (2004, 2005)
  • References

    Tejano Run Stakes Wikipedia


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