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Bay Shore Stakes

Date: April 04, 09
Purse: $200,000
Grade: III
Type: T
Distance: 7 furlongs
Age: 3 Year Olds
Sex: Fillies and Mares
Turf: Dirt

Aqueduct Racetrack
110-00 Rockaway Blvd
Jamaica, New York, 11417


The Bay Shore Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in early April at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, Queens, New York. The Grade III racing event is for three-year-old of either gender, and is set at a distance of seven furlongs on the dirt track. In its 49th running in 2009, the Bay Shore (named for the resort town of Bay Shore, New York) offered a purse value of 200,000. It was also the name of a seven-furlong race for three-year-olds and up, last run in 1955. Since inception in 1960 the Bay Shore Handicap has been contested at a variety of distances
8 furlongs 1960-1963
6 furlongs 1977-1978, 1984, 1994
7 furlongs 1964-1976, 1979-1983, 1985-1992, 1995-present
The race was run in two divisions in 1962, 1968, 1975, and 1986. Due to bad weather it was not held in 1993.
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