1981 Grade 1 Stakes Races

1981 Grade 1 Stakes Races

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1981 Grade 1 Stakes Races
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Race Date Track Age Sex Distance Surface Field Purse Winner
San Fernando Stakes
G1
Jan 18, 1981SA49.0D11$119,300Doonesbury
Charles Handicap Strub Stakes
G1
Feb 1, 1981SA410.0D10$235,000Super Moment
La Canada Stakes
G1
Feb 8, 1981SA4F9.0D10$142,500Summer Siren
San Antonio Stakes
G1
Feb 15, 1981SA4U9.0D5$159,200Flying Paster
Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap
G1
Feb 22, 1981SA4UF9.0D10$200,000Princess Karenda
Gulfstream Park Handicap
G1
Feb 28, 1981GP3U10.0D9$176,750Hurry Up Blue
Florida Derby
G1
Mar 6, 1981GP39.0D11$226,750Lord Avie
Santa Anita Handicap
G1
Mar 8, 1981SA4U10.0D11$418,150John Henry
Santa Susana Stakes
G1
Mar 21, 1981SA3F8.5D8$138,800Nell's Briquette
Santa Barbara Handicap
G1
Mar 22, 1981SA4U10.0T9$110,900The Very One
Flamingo Stakes
G1
Mar 28, 1981HIA39.0D7$178,000Tap Shoes
San Luis Rey Stakes
G1
Mar 29, 1981SA4U8.5T6$161,400John Henry
Widener Handicap
G1
Apr 4, 1981HIA3U10.0D8$155,750Land of Eire
Fantasy Stakes
G1
Apr 4, 1981OP3F8.5D9$223,150Heavenly Cause
Arkansas Derby
G1
Apr 11, 1981OP39.0D9$228,600Bold Ego
Santa Anita Derby
G1
Apr 12, 1981SA39.0D13$270,600Splendid Spruce
Wood Memorial Stakes
G1
Apr 18, 1981AQU39.0D6$163,800Pleasant Colony
San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap
G1
Apr 19, 1981SA4U14.0T9$200,000Obraztsovy
Blue Grass Stakes
G1
Apr 23, 1981KEE39.0D11$186,975Proud Appeal
Top Flight Handicap
G1
Apr 26, 1981AQU3UF9.0D5$107,800Chain Bracelet
Kentucky Oaks
G1
May 1, 1981CD3F8.5D6$124,000Heavenly Cause
Kentucky Derby
G1
May 2, 1981CD310.0D21$424,700Pleasant Colony
Century Handicap
G1
May 3, 1981HOL3U9.0T8$110,900Spence Bay
Preakness Stakes
G1
May 16, 1981PIM39.5D13$270,800Pleasant Colony
Hollywood Invitational Turf Handicap
G1
May 17, 1981HOL3U12.0T7$200,000John Henry
Acorn Stakes
G1
May 23, 1981BEL3F8.0D7$84,750Heavenly Cause
Californian Stakes
G1
May 25, 1981HOL3U9.0D12$342,600Eleven Stitches
Metropolitan Handicap
G1
May 25, 1981BEL3U8.0D7$142,750Fappiano
Mother Goose Stakes
G1
Jun 5, 1981BEL3F9.0D8$111,200Wayward Lass
Belmont Stakes
G1
Jun 6, 1981BEL312.0D11$284,300Summing
Arlington Classic
G1
Jun 13, 1981ARL39.0D11$140,000Fairway Phantom
Hollywood Gold Cup
G1
Jun 14, 1981HOL3U10.0D10$500,000Eleven Stitches
Coaching Club American Oaks
G1
Jun 27, 1981BEL3F12.0D6$136,250Wayward Lass
Hollywood Oaks
G1
Jun 27, 1981HOL3F9.0D7$109,100Past Forgetting
Suburban Handicap
G1
Jul 4, 1981BEL3U10.0D8$167,700Temperence Hill
American Derby
G1
Jul 11, 1981ARL310.0D11$140,000Pocket Zipper
Vanity Handicap
G1
Jul 12, 1981HOL3UF9.0D7$200,000Track Robbery
Brooklyn Handicap
G1
Jul 18, 1981BEL3U12.0D10$230,500Hechizado
Swaps Stakes
G1
Jul 19, 1981HOL310.0D7$217,000Noble Nashua
Sunset Handicap
G1
Jul 20, 1981HOL3U12.0T11$226,050Galaxy Libra
United Nations Handicap
G1
Jul 24, 1981ATL3U9.5T9$150,000Key to Content
Sorority Stakes
G1
Jul 25, 1981MTH2F6.0D14$160,120Apalachee Honey
Whitney Handicap
G1
Aug 1, 1981SAR3U9.0D8$175,500Fio Rito
Haskell Invitational Handicap
G1
Aug 1, 1981MTH39.0D6$200,000Five Star Flight
Sapling Stakes
G1
Aug 8, 1981MTH26.0D9$157,985Out of Hock
Alabama Stakes
G1
Aug 8, 1981SAR3F10.0D6$110,000Prismatical
Travers Stakes
G1
Aug 15, 1981SAR310.0D10$226,000Willow Hour
Monmouth Handicap
G1
Aug 15, 1981MTH3U9.0D10$284,300Amber Pass
Hopeful Stakes
G1
Aug 22, 1981SAR26.5D8$85,650Timely Writer
Delaware Handicap
G1
Aug 23, 1981DEL3UF10.0D10$115,500Relaxing
Spinaway Stakes
G1
Aug 23, 1981SAR2F6.0D10$88,200Before Dawn
Arlington-Washington Futurity
G1
Aug 29, 1981ARL2A7.0D15$508,975Lets Don’t Fight
Woodward Stakes
G1
Sep 5, 1981BEL3U9.0D9$229,000Pleasant Colony
Arlington-Washington Lassie Stakes
G1
Sep 5, 1981ARL2F7.0D15$216,330Milingo
Maskette Stakes
G1
Sep 6, 1981BEL3UF8.0D5$108,800Jameela
Futurity Stakes
G1
Sep 12, 1981BEL27.0D8$172,675Irish Martini
Arlington Handicap
G1
Sep 12, 1981ARL3U12.0T8$120,100Spruce Needles
Matron Stakes
G1
Sep 19, 1981BEL27.0D9$135,350Before Dawn
Marlboro Cup Invitational Handicap
G1
Sep 19, 1981BEL3U10.0D8$400,000Noble Nashua
Ruffian Handicap
G1
Sep 27, 1981BEL3UF9.0D4$161,700Relaxing
Man O' War Stakes
G1
Oct 3, 1981BEL3U11.0T6$165,300Galaxy Libra
Frizette Stakes
G1
Oct 4, 1981BEL2F8.0D12$118,200Proud Lou
Champagne Stakes
G1
Oct 10, 1981BEL28.0D13$150,250Timely Writer
Jockey Club Gold Cup
G1
Oct 10, 1981BEL3U12.0D11$568,000John Henry
Beldame Stakes
G1
Oct 11, 1981BEL3UF10.0D7$218,500Love Sign
Vosburgh Stakes
G1
Oct 17, 1981AQU3U7.0D8$113,200Guilty Conscience
Rothmans International Stakes
G1
Oct 18, 1981WO3U13.0T14$308,750Open Call
Turf Classic
G1
Oct 24, 1981AQU3U12.0T9$300,000April Run
Laurel Futurity
G1
Oct 24, 1981LRL28.5D8$191,150Deputy Minister
Spinster Stakes
G1
Oct 31, 1981KEE3UF9.0D7$164,700Glorious Song
Norfolk Stakes
G1
Oct 31, 1981SA28.5D9$234,650Stalwart
Selima Stakes
G1
Oct 31, 1981LRL2F8.5D6$210,835Snow Plow
Yellow Ribbon Invitational Stakes
G1
Nov 1, 1981SA3UF10.0T11$300,000Queen to Conquer
Ladies Handicap
G1
Nov 1, 1981AQU3UF10.0D8$110,400Jameela
Young America Stakes
G1
Nov 5, 1981M28.5D14$282,750Deputy Minister
Oak Leaf Stakes
G1
Nov 7, 1981SA2F8.5D9$240,650Header Card
Washington D. C. International
G1
Nov 7, 1981LRL3U12.0T10$250,000Providential II
Oak Tree Invitational Handicap
G1
Nov 8, 1981SA3U12.0T7$300,000John Henry
Remsen Stakes
G1
Nov 14, 1981AQU29.0D11$172,500Laser Light
Demoiselle Stakes
G1
Nov 15, 1981AQU2F9.0D8$83,700Snow Plow
Hollywood Derby
G1
Nov 15, 1981HOL39.0T8$113,700Silveyville