Whitney Stakes

  • Location: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Inaugural Race: 1928
  • Distance: 1 & 1/8th mile (9 furlongs)
  • Track Type: Left-handed, Dirt
  • Age Qualifications: Three Year Olds and up
  • 2018 Purse: $1,200,000
  • 2018 Race Date: Saturday, August 4th

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2018 Whitney Stakes Entries and Results

6DiversifyIrad Ortiz, Jr.Richard A. Violette, Jr.$5.20$3.30$2.80
4Mind Your BiscuitsJoel RosarioChad Summers$3.90$3.20
5Discreet LoverManuel FrancoUriah St. Lewis$6.60
1TapwritJohn R. VelazquezTodd A. Pletcher
7Good SamaritanJose L. OrtizWilliam I. Mott
8McCrakenBrian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.Ian R. Wilkes
2Backyard HeavenJavier CastellanoChad C. Brown
3DalmoreRicardo Santana, Jr.Robert B. Hess, Jr.

Exotic Payouts

  • 2$ Exacta (6-4) Paid: $20.60
  • 1$ Trifecta (6-4-5) Paid: $98.00
  • 1$ Superfecta (6-4-5-1): Paid: $376.00

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The History of the Whitney Stakes

Formerly known as the Whitney Handicap, the Whitney Stakes is a Grade 1 stakes horse race run each year at the Saratoga Race Course. Ranking alongside the Kentucky Derby as the top Grade 1 race in the US, since 2007 the winner has earned a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Classic as part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.