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12 different trainers have won the
two times, the last three to accomplish this are below:
Droll Role's best performance in a major race at age two was a second-place finish in the 1970 Pimlico-
. At age three, he had three second-place finishes in graded stakes races without a win.
In 1969, the colt won the Belmont Futurity Stakes and the Pimlico-
and was second in the voting to Silent Screen for American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt honors.
Wajima made four starts at age two in 1974, winning twice. His best result in an important stakes race was a second to L'Enjoleur in track record time in the November 3rd running of the Grade 1
Saoirse was sired by 1980
Stakes winner, Cure the Blues. Her dam was Apelia, the 1993 Canadian Champion Sprint Horse who won the award at a time when it was a single honor for horses of either sex.
This is a listing of the horses that finished in either first, second, or third place and the number of starters in the
Stakes, an American stakes race for two-year-olds at 1-1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) on the turf held at Laurel Park Racecourse in Laurel, Maryland. (List 1921–present)
Bet Twice was owned by a syndicate of approximately three dozen that included baseball players Pete Rose and Garry Maddox. His principal shareholder was Robert Levy, the owner of Atlantic City Race Course. As a two-year-old, Bet Twice won the grade one
and Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes and the grade two Sapling Stakes.
Originally known as the Pimlico Futurity (the race began at Pimlico Race Course in 1921, only moving to Laurel in 1969 where it was briefly known as the Pimlico-
), past winners include Triple Crown champions, Count Fleet, Citation, Secretariat and Affirmed who defeated arch rival, Alydar.
General Assembly was trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee LeRoy Jolley. At age two, the colt won the Hopeful Stakes and the Saratoga Special Stakes; he ran second to Spectacular Bid in both the Champagne Stakes and the
Honest Pleasure was a precocious two-year-old and dominated his division. Headstrong like his grandsire, Bold Ruler, he liked to run in front and easily won the Champagne Stakes,
Stakes, Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes, and the Cowdin Stakes. At the end of the year, he was named American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt.
At age two in 1979, Plugged Nickle won the
and Remsen Stakes. In 1980, his wins in the Hutcheson Stakes, Florida Derby, and Wood Memorial made him the second choice among bettors behind favorite Rockhill Native in the 1¼ mile Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the U.S. Triple Crown series. The favorite finished fifth and Plugged Nickel, who raced near the lead until tiring in the homestretch, was seventh behind the winning filly, Genuine Risk.
Trained by Joe Cantey, at age two Majesty's Prince earned his best result when he finished third in the then-Grade I
Stakes at Maryland's Laurel Park Racecourse. As a three-year-old, in March 1982 he ran second in the Rebel Stakes. Then, after finishing ninth in the Kentucky Derby, he did not run in the remaining two legs of the U.S. Triple Crown series.
The race's counterpart on turf is the
at Laurel Park Racecourse in Laurel, Maryland. Prior to the advent of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, the Belmont Futurity was one of the United States' most important dirt races for two-year-olds. Some of the greatest Thoroughbreds in American racing history have won the race including Colin, Native Dancer, Man o' War and U.S. Triple Crown champions, Affirmed, Secretariat, and Citation.
Trained by Yonnie Starr, in 1974 L'Enjoleur was voted the Sovereign Award as Canadian champion two-year-old plus the most prestigious of all, the Sovereign Award for Horse of the Year. Included in his 1974 wins was the important Grade 1
in Baltimore in which he defeated Wajima while equalling the track record time. At age three, L'Enjoleur earned both titles again, becoming the first repeat winner of "Horse of the Year" honors in the award's 25 year history.
As a two-year-old in 1975, Dance Spell's best results in major races was second place in both the
and the Champagne Stakes to Honest Pleasure who was voted that year's Eclipse Award as the American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt. At age three in 1976, Dance Spell did not compete in the U.S. Triple Crown series but in July upset the undefeated Zen in winning the Saranac Stakes.
Stop The Music was born in the same year as Secretariat, and they were rivals in many races. His victory as a two-year-old in the Champagne Stakes under jockey John Rotz came as a result of a disqualification due to Secretariat's bumping incident while rounding the turn. A few weeks later, Stop The Music again met Secretariat in the
Stakes, but placed second to him.
Tapit raced only twice at age two but won both impressively. On October 19, he won a one mile maiden special weight at Delaware Park by 7 3/4 lengths. He then won the Grade III
Stakes on November 15 by five lengths, earning a Beyer Speed Figure of 98. Veteran sportswriter Andrew Beyer wrote, "No 2-year-old in America had looked more impressive."
Strike a Deal was purchased in the Keeneland September yearling sale for $350,000. After breaking his maiden in the summer of 2006, he raced in the Pilgrim Stakes in late September at Belmont Park in New York and placed second at 1 1/8 miles on the turf. Then his connections sent him south to Maryland for the
at Laurel Park Racecourse, where he won the $150,000 race at 1 1/16 miles on the turf.
Captain Bodgit was a highly regarded two-year-old colt training in Maryland who won the prestigious
, a graded stakes race, after winning both the Dover Stakes at Delaware Park and Bimelech Stakes at Laurel Park. Then he shipped to Florida for the winter and spring. In Florida, Captain Bodgit finished third in his first start in the grade three Holy Bull Stakes. After that performance, he was bought by the high-end syndicate Team Valor.
Secretariat then took the
on October 28, winning by eight lengths over Stop the Music. His time on a sloppy track was just of a second off the track record. He completed his season in the Garden State Futurity on November 18, dropping back early and making a powerful move around the turn to win by lengths at 1–10 odds. Laurin said, "In all his races, he has taken the worst of it by coming from behind, usually circling his field. A colt has to be a real runner to do this consistently and get away with it."
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