Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, New York, 11003


Date: July 05, 08
Purse: $250,000
Grade: I
Type: T
Distance: 6F
Age: 3 Year Old
Sex: Fillies

The Prioress Handicap is the most popular racing meet for sprinting fillies at Belmont Park. This Grade I thoroughbred event is open to three-year-old fillies capable of sprinting six furlongs for a purse of $250,000. The stake was named in honor of the filly Prioress, who recorded first ever win in England in 1858 as an American thoroughbred. Recent winners include: Â Wildcat Bettie B (2006) Â Acey Deucey (2005) Â Friendly Michelle (2004) Â House Party (2003) Â Carson Hollow (2002) Â Xtra Heat (2001) Â I\'m Brassy (2000)

Prioress Stakes Winners
Year Winner Age Trainer Jockey Owner Time
2008 Indian Blessing John Velazquez
2007 Dream Rush
2006 Wildcat Bettie B
2005 Acey Deucey
2004 Friendly Michelle
2003 House Party
2002 Carson Hollow
2001 Xtra Heat
2000 I'm Brassy
Prioress Stakes Video

2008 Prioress Stakes - Indian Blessing