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John Battaglia Memorial Stakes

Date: February 28, 09
Purse: $100,000
Type: Thoroughbred
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: Three Year Olds
Turf: Dirt

Turfway Park
PO Box 8
Florence, Kentucky, 41022


The John Battaglia Memorial Stakes is an American horseracing event that is raced at a distance of one and one sixteenth miles on the dirt track of Turfway Park. This race is open to thoroughbred horses with age three. This ungraded stakes carries a purse amount of 100,000 and it is considered as the preparatory race for the Lane s End Stakes. The name of this horseracing event has been taken from the former general manager of the old Latonia Race Course, which is at present known as Turfway Park. John Battaglia was also the general manager of Miles Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Mike Battaglia, his son, is one of the track announcers at Turfway Park Racetrack and is also a racing analysts working for NBC Sports. In 2009, Proceed Bee entertained spectators with his brilliant performance. He clinched the top position.

John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Past Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Owner Time
2010 Vow to Wager John McKee
2009 Proceed Bee Rodney Prescott
2008 Absolutely Cindy Orlando Mojica 01:44.7
2007 Catman Running Willie Martinez 01:45.4
2006 Laity 01:46.9
2005 Magna Graduate 01:43.9
2004 Silver Minister 01:44.8
2003 Champali 01:46.2
2002 Request For Parole 01:43.1
2001 Bonnie Scot 1:45
2000 Nature
1999 K One King
1998 Daniel My Brother
1997 Concerto 01:42.4
1996 Beefchopper
1995 Car Dealer
1994 Mahogany Hall
1993 Fafa Lemos
1983 Runs Like A Prince 1:41.60
1982 Baraco 01:17.8
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