- Swale Stakes
class = Grade II
horse race = Swale Stakes
Gulfstream Park Hallandale Beach, Floridaflagicon|USA
inaugurated = 1985
race type =
Thoroughbred- Flat racing
website = [http://www.gulfstreampark.com www.gulfstreampark.com]
distance = 6.5 furlong sprint|track = Dirt, left-handed
qualification = Three-year-olds
weight = Assigned
purse = $150,000
bonuses = The Swale Stakes is an American
Thoroughbred horse raceheld annually in early February at Gulfstream Parkin Hallandale Beach, Florida. A Grade II sprint race for three-year-olds, it is run on dirt over a distance of 6.5 furlongs. It currently offers a purse of $150,000.
The Swale Stakes was inaugurated in 1985 as a seven furlong sprint but in 2007 was modified to 6.5 furlongs.
The race was named in honor of Claiborne Farm's brilliant colt Swale who won the 1984
Florida Derby, Kentucky Derbyand the Belmont Stakesbut who died suddenly of a heart attackeight days after his Belmont victory.
* 1:21.06 -
Midas Eyes(2003) (at previous distance of 7 furlongs)
Winners of the Swale Stakes since 1998
*1997 - Confide
*1996 - Roar
*1995 - Mr. Greeley
*1994 - Arrival Time
*1993 - Premier explosion
*1992 - D J Cat
*1991 - Chihuahua
*1990 - Housebuster
Seeking The Gold
*1986 - One Magic Moment
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