Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

  • 2020 Location: Keeneland Race Track
  • Inaugural Race: 2007
  • Distance: 7 Furlongs
  • Track Type: Left-handed, Dirt
  • Age Qualifications: Fillies & Mares, Three-year-olds and up
  • 2020 Purse: $1.0 million
  • 2020 Race Date: Saturday, November 7th

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2019 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint - Results

Below are the results of the 2019 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint:
POSTHORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
1
Covfefe
Joel Rosario
Brad H. Cox
$5.00
$3.60
$3.00
6
Bellafina
Flavien Prat
Simon Callaghan
$5.00
$3.60
8
Dawn the Destroyer
Tyler Gaffalione
Kiaran P. McLaughlin
$6.60
9
Spiced Perfection
John R. Velazquez
Peter Miller
2
Danuska's My Girl
Geovanni Franco
Dan Ward
4
Come Dancing
Javier Castellano
Carlos F. Martin
7
Selcourt
Luis Saez
John W. Sadler
5
Lady Ninja
Drayden Van Dyke
Richard Baltas
3
Heavenhasmynikki
Ricardo Santana, Jr.
Robert B. Hess, Jr.
Exotic Payouts:
  • Exacta (1-6) Paid: $10
  • Trifecta (1-6-8) Paid: $47
  • Superfecta (1-6-8-9) Paid: $34

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint History

The Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint was first added to the Breeders’ Cup card in 2007. It was run at six furlongs that year at Monmouth Park, but has been run at seven furlongs every year since.

It became a grade one race for its third edition in 2009, and has quickly become the climax of the year for the division. Only twice has the Filly & Mare Sprint victor failed to win the Eclipse Award, and in both cases the Eclipse Award winner finished second in the Filly & Mare Sprint.

The race has had one double winner already. Groupie Doll won the 2012 race in outstanding fashion, scoring by 4 ½ lengths. It was her fifth successive win and at her next start she took on the colts in the Cigar Mile, going down by a nose to Stay Thirsty. She returned the next year to defeat Judy the Beauty by a half-length.

Judy The Beauty got her turn to take the honors the following year. She is one of several horses to finish in the money in the Filly & Mare Sprint on multiple occasions. Ventura won the race in 2008 before finishing second the following year, a pattern repeated by Wavell Avenue in 2015 and 2016. The unfortunate Switch finished second in 2010 and 2011 and then third in 2012 but was unable to break through for a win.


Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint - Race Records

Reference the boxes below to view the historical records for the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint:

Speed record

1:19.90
Ventura (2008)

Most Wins by a Jockey

3
Tie: Mike Smith (2014, 2016), Rajiv Maragh (2012, 2013), Joel Rosario (2015, 2019)

Most Wins by a Thoroughbred

2
Groupie Doll (2012, 2013)

Most Wins by a Trainer

2
William Bradley (2012 & 2013)

Most Wins by an Owner

2
Bradley F & W/Hurst/Brent (2012 & 2013)

Historical Results for Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

In the table below, view a historical record of the winning trainers, thoroughbreds, jockeys, and times for every Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint race.
YEARAGEHORSEJOCKEYTRAINEROWNERWINNING TIME
2019
3
Covfefe
Joel Rosario
Brad Cox
LNJ Foxwoods
1:22.40
2018
3
Shamrock Rose
Irad Ortiz Jr.
Mark E. Casse
Conrad Farms
1:23.13
2017
5
Bar of Gold
Irad Ortiz Jr.
John C. Kimmel
Chester & Mary Broman
1:22.63
2016
4
Finest City
Mike Smith
Ian Kruljac
Seltzer Thoroughbreds
1:22.37
2015
4
Wavell Avenue
Joel Rosario
Chad Brown
Michael Dubb, David Simon and Bethlehem Stables LLC
1:22.39
2014
5
Judy the Beauty
Mike Smith
Wesley Ward
Wesley Ward
1:21:92
2013
5
Groupie Doll
Rajiv Maragh
William Bradley
Bradley, Fred F., William B., Hurst, Carl and Burns, Brent
1:20.75
2012
4
Groupie Doll
R. Maragh
W. Bradley
Fred F. Bradley, William B. Bradley, Carl Hurst and Brent Burns
1:20.72
2011
4
Musical Romance
J. Leyva
W. Kaplan
Pinnacle Racing Stable and William A. Kaplan
1:23.47
2010
5
Dubai Majesty
J. Theriot
W. Calhoun
Martin Racing Stable LLC and Dan Morgan
1:22.33
* - 2007 race run at 6 furlongs

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