2009 American Graded Stakes Races

A list of races The American Graded Stakes Committee assigned graded status in 2009


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Races Count Percent Change
Grade I 115 23.6% 5
Grade II 159 32.6% 4
Grade III 214 43.9% -2
All Graded 488 65.4% 0
Ungraded 258 34.6% 0
All Eligible Races 746 .0% 0

The following list of graded stakes for 2009 was released by the American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association after its annual session that was conducted November 24th in Lexington. The committee reviewed 746 unrestricted stakes with a purse of at least $75,000, and assigned graded status to 488, an increase of six from 2008.

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List of Graded Races

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Acorn S. BEL3f 8
Alabama S. SAR3f 10
American Oaks Invitational S. HOL3f 10T
Ancient Title S. OSA3/up 6
Apple Blossom H. OP 3/up f/m 8.5
Arlington Million S. AP 3/up 10T
Ashland S. KEE3f 8.5
Ballerina Breeders' Cup S. SAR3/up f/m 7
Beldame S. BEL3/up f/m 9
Belmont S. BEL312
Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile OSA28.5
Beverly D. S. AP 3/up f/m 9.5T
Bing Crosby H. DMR3/up 6
Breeders' Cup Classic OSA3/up 10
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies OSA2f 8.5
Breeders' Cup Mile OSA3/up 8T
Carter H. AQU3/up 7
Champagne S. BEL28
Charles Whittingham Memorial H. HOL3/up 10T
Citation H. HOL3/up 8.5T
Clement L. Hirsch H. DMR3/up f/m 8.5
Coaching Club American Oaks BEL3f 10
Darley Alcibiades S. KEE2f 8.5
Darley Test S. SAR3f 7
Del Mar Debutante S. DMR2f 7
Del Mar Futurity DMR27
Del Mar Oaks DMR3f 9T
Diana H. SAR3/up f/m 9T
Donn H. GP 3/up 9
Eddie Read H. DMR3/up 9T
Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff OSA3/up f/m 9
Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly And Mare Turf OSA3/up f/m 11T
First Lady S. KEE3/up f/m 8T
Florida Derby GP 39
Flower Bowl Invitational S. BEL3/up f/m 10T
Forego S. SAR3/up 7
Frank E. Kilroe Mile H. SA 3/up 8T
Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash S. LRL3/up 6
Frizette S. BEL2f 8
Gamely Breeders' Cup S. HOL3/up f/m 9T
Garden City S. BEL3f 9T
Gazelle S. BEL3f 9
Go For Wand H. SAR3/up f/m 9
Goodwood Breeders' Cup H. OSA3/up 9
Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup S. GP 3/up 11.5T
Haskell Invitational H. MTH39
Hill 'N' Dale Cigar Mile H. AQU3/up 8
Hollywood Derby HOL310T
Hollywood Futurity HOL28.5
Hollywood Gold Cup S. HOL3/up 10
Hollywood Starlet S. HOL2f 8.5
Hollywood Turf Cup S. HOL3/up 12T
Hopeful S. SAR27
Humana Distaff H. CD 3/up f/m 7
Jamaica H. BEL39T
Jockey Club Gold Cup S. BEL3/up 10
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational S. BEL3/up 12T
John C. Mabee H. DMR3/up f/m 9T
John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf OSA3/up 12T
Juddmonte Spinster S. KEE3/up f/m 9
Just A Game H. BEL3/up f/m 8T
Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands CD 310
Kentucky Oaks CD 3f 9
King's Bishop S. SAR37
La Brea S. SA 3f 7
Lady's Secret Breeders' Cup H. OSA3/up f/m 8.5
Lane's End Breeders' Futurity KEE28.5
Las Virgenes S. SA 3f 8
Maker's Mark Mile S. KEE3/up 8T
Malibu S. SA 37
Man O' War S. BEL3/up 11T
Manhattan H. BEL3/up 10T
Matriarch S. HOL3/up f/m 8T
Metropolitan H. BEL3/up 8
Mother Goose S. BEL3f 9
Norfolk Breeders' Cup S. OSA28.5
Oak Leaf Breeders' Cup S. OSA2f 8.5
Ogden Phipps H. BEL3/up f/m 8.5
Pacific Classic S. DMR3/up 10
Pat O'brien H. DMR3/up 7
Personal Ensign S. SAR3/up f/m 10
Pimlico Special H. PIM3/up 9.5
Preakness S. PIM39.5
Princess Rooney H. CRC3/up f/m 6
Prioress S. BEL3f 6
Queen Elizabeth Ii Challenge Cup S. KEE3f 9T
Ruffian H. BEL3/up f/m 8.5
Santa Anita Derby SA 39
Santa Anita H. SA 3/up 10
Santa Anita Oaks SA 3f 8.5
Santa Margarita Invitational H. SA 3/up f/m 9
Santa Maria H. SA 3/up f/m 8.5
Santa Monica H. SA 3/up f/m 7
Secretariat S. AP 310T
Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint OSA3/up f/m 7
Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Sprint OSA3/up 6
Shadwell Turf Mile S. KEE3/up 8T
Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile S. HOL3/up 8T
Spinaway S. SAR2f 7
Stephen Foster H. CD 3/up 9
Suburban H. BEL3/up 10
Sword Dancer Invitational S. SAR3/up 12T
Toyota Blue Grass S. KEE39
Travers S. SAR310
Triple Bend Invitational H. HOL3/up 7
Tvg Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile OSA3/up 8
United Nations S. MTH3/up 11T
Vanity Invitational H. HOL3/up f/m 9
Vinery Madison S. KEE3/up f/m 7
Vosburgh S. BEL3/up 6
Whitney H. SAR3/up 9
Wood Memorial S. AQU39
Woodford Reserve Turf Classic S. CD 3/up 9T
Woodward S. SAR3/up 9
Yellow Ribbon S. OSA3/up f/m 10T
A Gleam Invitational H. HOL3/up f/m 7
Adirondack S. SAR2f 6.5
Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. SAR3/up 6
Allaire Du Pont Breeders' Cup Distaff H. PIM3/up f/m 8.5
American Derby AP 39.5T
American Invitational H. HOL3/up 9T
Amsterdam S. SAR36.5
Arcadia H. SA 3/up 8T
Arkansas Derby OP 39
Ballston Spa H. SAR3/up f/m 8.5T
Barbara Fritchie H. LRL3/up f/m 7
Bayakoa H. HOL3/up f/m 8.5
Bed O' Roses Breeders' Cup H. AQU3/up f/m 7
Bernard Baruch H. SAR3/up 9T
Best Pal S. DMR26.5
Beverly Hills H. HOL3/up f/m 10T
Black-Eyed Susan S. PIM3f 9
Bonnie Miss S. GP 3f 9
Bowling Green H. BEL3/up 11T
Brooklyn H. BEL3/up 9
Buena Vista H. SA 3/up f/m 8T
Californian S. HOL3/up 9
Carry Back S. CRC36
Cashcall Invitational S. HOL3/up f/m 8T
Chilukki S. CD 3/up f/m 8
Churchill Distaff Turf Mile S. CD 3/up f/m 8T
Churchill Downs H. CD 3/up 7
Clark H. CD 3/up 9
Colonial Turf Cup S. CNL39.5T
Comely S. AQU3f 8
Commonwealth Breeders' Cup S. KEE3/up 7
Comp Usa Dixie S. PIM3/up 9T
Coolmore Lexington S. KEE38.5
Dahlia H. HOL3/up f/m 8.5T
Davona Dale S. GP 3f 9
Del Mar Derby DMR39T
Del Mar H. DMR3/up 11T
Del Mar Mile H. DMR3/up 8T
Delaware H. DEL3/up f/m 10
Delaware Oaks DEL3f 8.5
Demoiselle S. AQU2f 9
Distaff Breeders' Cup H. AQU3/up f/m 6
Dwyer S. BEL38.5
El Encino S. SA 3/up f/m 8.5
Fair Grounds Oaks FG 3f 8.5
Falls City H. CD 3/up f/m 9
Fantasy S. OP 3f 8.5
Fayette S. KEE3/up 9
Fifth Third Elkhorn S. KEE3/up 12T
Firecracker H. CD 3/up 8T
First Flight H. AQU3/up f/m 7
Fitz Dixon Cotillion H. PHA3f 8.5
Fleur De Lis H. CD 3/up f/m 9
Forward Gal S. GP 3f 7
Fountain Of Youth S. GP 39
Fourstardave H. SAR3/up 8.5T
Futurity S. BEL27
Gallant Bloom H. BEL3/up f/m 6.5
General George Breeders' Cup H. LRL3/up 7
Golden Rod S. CD 2f 8.5
Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf OSA28.5T
Gulfstream Park H. GP 3/up 9.5
Hawthorne Gold Cup H. HAW3/up 10
Hollywood Breeders' Cup Oaks HOL3f 8.5
Honeymoon Breeders' Cup H. HOL3f 9T
Honorable Miss H. SAR3/up f/m 6
Hutcheson S. GP 37.5
Illinois Derby HAW39
Indiana Derby HOO38.5
Indiana Oaks HOO3f 8.5
Jefferson Cup S. CD 39T
Jenny Wiley S. KEE3/up f/m 8.5T
Jerome H. BEL38
Jim Dandy S. SAR39
Jim Murray Memorial H. HOL3/up 12T
Kelso H. BEL3/up 8T
Kentucky Cup Classic S. TP 3/up 9
Kentucky Jockey Club S. CD 28.5
La Canada S. SA 3/up f/m 9
La Jolla H. DMR38.5T
La Prevoyante H. CRC3/up f/m 12T
Lake George S. SAR3f 8.5T
Lake Placid S. SAR3f 9T
Lane's End S. TP 39
Las Palmas H. OSA3/up f/m 8T
Lexus Raven Run S. KEE3f 7
Louisiana Derby FG 38.5
Louisville Breeders' Cup H. CD 3/up f/m 8.5
Mac Diarmida H. GP 3/up 11T
Matron S. BEL2f 7
Meadowlands S. MED3/up 9
Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial H. FG 3/up 9T
Mervyn Leroy H. HOL3/up 8.5
Milady Breeders' Cup H. HOL3/up f/m 8.5
Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup H. MTH3/up f/m 8.5
Mrs. Revere S. CD 3f 8.5T
Nashua S. AQU28
National Museum Of Racing Hall Of Fame S. SAR39T
New Orleans H. FG 3/up 9
New York H. BEL3/up f/m 10T
Oak Tree Derby OSA39T
Oak Tree Mile S. OSA3/up 8T
Oaklawn H. OP 3/up 9
Ohio Derby TDN39
Old Hat S. GP 3f 6.5
Palomar H. DMR3/up f/m 8.5T
Palos Verdes H. SA 3/up 6
Pennsylvania Derby PHA39
Peter Pan S. BEL39
Potrero Grande Breeders' Cup H. SA 3/up 6.5
Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H. PRM3/up 9
Providencia S. SA 3f 8T
Rampart H. GP 3/up f/m 9
Rebel S. OP 38.5
Red Smith H. AQU3/up 11T
Remsen S. AQU29
Richter Scale Sprint Championship H. GP 3/up 7
San Antonio H. SA 3/up 9
San Carlos H. SA 3/up 7
San Clemente H. DMR3f 8T
San Diego H. DMR3/up 8.5
San Felipe S. SA 38.5
San Fernando Breeders' Cup S. SA 3/up 8.5
San Francisco Mile S. GG 3/up 8T
San Gabriel H. SA 3/up 9T
San Gorgonio H. SA 3/up f/m 9T
San Juan Capistrano Invitational H. SA 3/up 14T
San Luis Obispo H. SA 3/up 12T
San Luis Rey H. SA 3/up 12T
San Marcos S. SA 3/up 10T
San Pasqual H. SA 3/up 8.5
San Vicente S. SA 37
Sands Point S. BEL3f 9T
Sanford S. SAR26
Santa Ana H. SA 3/up f/m 9T
Santa Barbara H. SA 3/up f/m 10T
Santa Catalina S. SA 38.5
Santa Ynez S. SA 3f 7
Saratoga Special Breeders' Cup S. SAR26.5
Sheepshead Bay H. BEL3/up f/m 11T
Shirley Jones Breeders' Cup H. GP 3/up f/m 7
Shuvee H. BEL3/up f/m 8
Smile Sprint H. CRC3/up 6
Stonerside Beaumont S. KEE3f 7
Strub S. SA 3/up 9
Sunset H. HOL3/up 12T
Super Derby LAD39
Swale S. GP 37
Swaps Breeders' Cup S. HOL39
Thoroughbred Club Of America S. KEE3/up f/m 6
Tom Fool Breeders' Cup H. BEL3/up 7
Top Flight H. AQU3/up f/m 8
True North H. BEL3/up 6
Vagrancy H. BEL3/up f/m 6.5
Virginia Derby CNL310T
W. L. Mcknight H. CRC3/up 12T
West Virginia Derby MNR39
Woody Stephens S. BEL37
Ack Ack H. HOL3/up 7.5
Ack Ack H. CD 3/up 8
Adena Stallions' Miss Preakness S. PIM3f 6
Aegon Turf Sprint S. CD 3/up 5T
Affirmed H. HOL38.5
All Along Breeders' Cup S. CNL3/up f/m 9T
All-American H. GG 3/up 9
Alysheba S. CD 3/up 8.5
Appalachian S. KEE3f 8T
Appleton H. GP 3/up 8T
Aristides H. CD 3/up 6
Arlington H. AP 3/up 10T
Arlington Matron H. AP 3/up f/m 9
Arlington Oaks AP 3f 9
Arlington-Washington Breeders' Cup Futurity AP 28
Arlington-Washington Lassie S. AP 2f 8
Athenia H. BEL3/up f/m 8.5T
Azalea Breeders' Cup S. CRC3f 6
Azeri Breeders' Cup S. OP 3/up f/m 8.5
Baldwin S. SA 36.5T
Bashford Manor S. CD 26
Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint H. BM 3/up 6
Bay Shore S. AQU37
Beaugay H. AQU3/up f/m 8.5T
Ben Ali S. KEE3/up 9
Berkeley H. GG 3/up 8.5
Bewitch S. KEE3/up f/m 12T
Boiling Springs S. MTH3f 8.5T
Bold Ruler H. BEL3/up 6
Bourbonette Breeders' Cup S. TP 3f 8
Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot S. DED28.5
Boyd Gaming's Delta Princess S. DED2f 8
Bryan Station S. KEE38T
Bulleit Bourbon Pan American H. GP 3/up 12T
Calder Derby CRC39T
Canadian Turf H. GP 3/up 8.5T
Cardinal H. CD 3/up f/m 9T
Carleton F. Burke H. OSA3/up 12T
Central Bank Transylvania S. KEE38T
Chicago H. AP 3/up f/m 7
Cicada S. AQU3f 6
Cinema Breeders' Cup H. HOL39T
Cliff Hanger S. MED3/up 8.5T
Colonel E.R. Bradley H. FG 3/up 8.5T
Commonwealth Turf S. CD 38.5T
Count Fleet Sprint H. OP 3/up 6
Crown Royal American Turf S. CD 38.5T
Dallas Turf Cup H. LS 3/up 9T
Daytona H. SA 3/up 6.5T
Debutante S. CD 2f 6
Deputy Minister H. GP 3/up 6.5
Derby Trial CD 37.5
Discovery H. AQU39
Dogwood S. CD 3f 8
Doubledogdare S. KEE3/up f/m 8.5
Early Times Mint Julep H. CD 3/up f/m 8.5T
Eatontown H. MTH3/up f/m 8.5T
El Camino Real Derby BM 38.5
El Conejo H. SA 3/up 5.5
Endeavour S. TAM3/up f/m 8.5T
Endine H. DEL3/up f/m 6
Excelsior Breeders' Cup H. AQU3/up 9
Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup H. FG 3/up 8.5T
Fall Highweight H. AQU3/up 6
First Lady H. GP 3/up f/m 6
Florida Oaks TAM3f 8.5
Fort Marcy H. AQU3/up 8.5T
Frances A. Genter S. CRC3f 7.5T
Fred W. Hooper H. CRC3/up 9
Gallorette H. PIM3/up f/m 8.5T
Gardenia H. ELP3/up f/m 8
Generous S. HOL28T
Glens Falls H. SAR3/up f/m 11T
Golden Gate Fields Breeders' Cup H. GG 3/up 9T
Gotham S. AQU38.5
Gravesend H. AQU3/up 6
Hal's Hope H. GP 3/up 9
Hanshin Cup H. AP 3/up 8
Harold C. Ramser Sr. H. OSA3f 8T
Hawthorne Derby HAW39T
Hawthorne H. HOL3/up f/m 8.5
Herecomesthebride S. GP 3f 9T
Hill Prince S. BEL38T
Hillsborough S. TAM3/up f/m 9T
Hirsch Jacobs S. PIM36
Hollywood Juvenile Championship S. HOL26
Hollywood Prevue S. HOL27
Hollywood Turf Express H. HOL3/up 5.5T
Holy Bull S. GP 39
Honey Fox H. GP 3/up f/m 8.5T
Honeybee S. OP 3f 8.5
Hurricane Bertie H. GP 3/up f/m 6.5
Inglewood H. HOL3/up 8.5T
Iowa Oaks PRM3f 8.5
Iroquois S. CD 28
Jaipur H. BEL3/up 6T
Jersey Shore Breeders' Cup S. MTH36
John B. Connally Breeders' Cup Turf H. HOU3/up 9T
Kenny Noe Jr. H. CRC3/up 7
Kent Breeders Cup S. DEL39T
Kentucky Breeders' Cup S. CD 25
Kentucky Cup Distaff S. TP 3/up f/m 8.5
Kentucky Cup Juvenile S. TP 28.5
Kentucky Cup Sprint S. TP 36
Kentucky Cup Turf S. KD 3/up 12T
Knickerbocker H. AQU3/up 9T
La Habra S. SA 3f 6.5T
La Troienne S. CD 3f 7.5
Las Cienegas H. SA 3/up f/m 6.5T
Las Flores H. SA 3/up f/m 6
Lazaro Barrera Memorial S. HOL37
Lecomte S. FG 38
Leonard Richards S. DEL38.5
Locust Grove H. CD 3/up f/m 9T
Lone Star Park H. LS 3/up 8.5
Long Island H. AQU3/up f/m 12T
Longacres Mile H. EMD3/up 8
Los Angeles H. HOL3/up 6
Louisville H. CD 3/up 11T
Maryland Sprint H. PIM3/up 6
Massachusetts H. SUF3/up 9
Memorial Day H. CRC3/up 8.5
Miami Mile Breeders' Cup H. CRC3/up 8T
Miesque S. HOL2f 8T
Mineshaft H. FG 3/up 8.5
Miss Grillo S. BEL2f 8.5T
Modesty H. AP 3/up f/m 9.5T
Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks MTH3f 8.5
Monrovia H. SA 3/up f/m 6.5T
Morvich H. OSA3/up 6.5T
Mr. Prospector H. GP 3/up 6
My Charmer H. CRC3/up f/m 9T
Nassau County Breeders' Cup S. BEL3f 7
National Jockey Club H. HAW3/up 9
Native Diver H. HOL3/up 9
Next Move H. AQU3/up f/m 9
Noble Damsel H. BEL3/up f/m 8T
Northern Dancer S. CD 38.5
Obeah H. DEL3/up f/m 9
Oceanport S. MTH3/up 8.5T
Orchid H. GP 3/up f/m 12T
Palm Beach S. GP 39T
Pegasus S. MED39
Perryville S. KEE37
Philip H. Iselin Breeders' Cup H. MTH3/up 9
Phoenix S. KEE3/up 6
Pilgrim S. BEL28.5T
Pocahontas S. CD 2f 8
Poker H. BEL3/up 8T
Presque Isle Downs Masters S. PID3/up f/m 6
Pucker Up S. AP 3f 9T
Queens County H. AQU3/up 9.5
Railbird S. HOL3f 7
Rancho Bernardo H. DMR3/up f/m 6.5
Razorback H. OP 3/up 8.5
Red Bank S. MTH3/up 8T
Regret S. CD 3f 9T
Risen Star S. FG 38.5
River City H. CD 3/up 9T
Robert F. Carey Memorial H. HAW3/up 8T
Robert G. Dick Memorial Breeders' Cup H. DEL3/up f/m 11T
Round Table S. AP 3/up 9T
Sabin H. GP 3/up f/m 9
Safely Kept Breeders' Cup S. LRL3f 6
Salvator Mile S. MTH3/up 8
Sam F. Davis S. TAM38.5
San Rafael S. SA 38
San Simeon H. SA 3/up 6.5T
Santa Paula S. SA 3f 6.5
Santa Ysabel S. SA 3f 8.5
Sapling S. MTH26
Saranac S. SAR39.5T
Schuylerville S. SAR2f 6
Senator Ken Maddy H. OSA3/up f/m 6.5T
Senorita S. HOL3f 8T
Shakertown S. KEE3/up 5.5T
Sham S. SA 39
Silverbulletday S. FG 3f 8.5
Sir Beaufort S. SA 38T
Sixty Sails H. HAW3/up f/m 9
Skip Away H. GP 3/up 9
Sorrento S. DMR2f 6.5
Southwest S. OP 38
Spend A Buck H. CRC3/up 8.5
Sport Page H. AQU3/up 7
Stage Door Betty H. CRC3/up f/m 8.5
Stars And Stripes Turf H. AP 3/up 12T
Stuyvesant H. AQU3/up 9
Suwannee River H. GP 3/up f/m 9T
Sycamore S. KEE3/up 12T
Tampa Bay Derby TAM38.5
Taylor Made Matchmaker S. MTH3/up f/m 9T
Tempted S. AQU2f 8
Texas Mile S. LS 3/up 8
Thunder Road H. SA 3/up 8T
Toboggan H. AQU3/up 6
Tokyo City H. SA 3/up 9
Tropical Park Derby CRC39T
Tropical Turf H. CRC3/up 9T
Turfway Park Fall Championship S. TP 3/up 8
Turnback The Alarm H. AQU3/up f/m 9
Tuzla H. SA 3/up f/m 8T
Valley View S. KEE3f 8.5T
Vernon O. Underwood S. HOL3/up 6
Very One H. GP 3/up f/m 11.5T
Victory Ride S. SAR3f 6
Violet S. MED3/up f/m 8.5T
Virginia Oaks CNL3f 9T
Walmac Lone Star Derby LS 38.5
Washington Park H. AP 3/up 9.5
Westchester H. BEL3/up 8
Will Rogers S. HOL38T
William Donald Schaefer H. PIM3/up 9
Wilshire H. HOL3/up f/m 8T
Winning Colors S. CD 3/up f/m 6
Winstar Distaff H. LS 3/up f/m 8T
With Anticipation S. SAR28.5T
Withers S. AQU38
Woodford S. KEE28.5T