Sword Dancer Stakes

  • Location: Sarasota Race Course, Sarasota Springs, NY
  • Inaugural Race: 1975
  • Distance: 1 & 1/2 miles (12 furlongs)
  • Track Type: Left-handed, Turf
  • Age Qualifications: Three Year Olds and up
  • 2019 Purse: $850,000
  • 2019 Race Date: Saturday, August 24th

Recent Sword Dancer Stakes News

2019 Sword Dancer Stakes Entries and Results

7Annals of TimeJavier CastellanoChad C. Brown$7.10$4.20$3.20
9Sadler's JoyJose LezcanoThomas Albertrani$5.10$3.20
4Channel CatLuis SaezTodd A. Pletcher$4.00
8Channel MakerJoel RosarioWilliam I. Mott
3Noble ThoughtIrad Ortiz, Jr.Michael J. Maker
5Pillar Mountain (IRE)John R. VelazquezTodd A. Pletcher
1Proven ReservesManuel FrancoChad C. Brown
2Tiz MorningDylan DavisEdmund D. Davis
6Ya Primo (CHI)Jose L. OrtizChad C. Brown

Exotic Payouts

$2 Exacta (7-9) $43.00
$2 Trifecta (7-9-4) $238.00
$2 Superfecta (7-9-4-8) $579.00

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The History of the Sword Dancer Stakes

First run in 1975, the Sword Dancer Stakes is a Grade I horse race run each year at the Saratoga Race Course. Named in honor of the 1959 Horse of the Year and Hall of Famer Sword Dancer, the race is also featured in the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, allowing winners to compete in the Breeders’ Cup Turf.