9 Running on Friday, July 07, 2023
Any list of the best American grass horses of all time would be incomplete without Hall of Famer Manila. Belmont Park was where the Leroy Jolley trainee made his graded stakes debut, in the G2 Saranac for owner B. M. Shannon. It would be one of just three defeats he’d ever experience on the lawn. Manila was back at Belmont the following year to take the G1 Turf Classic during a phenomenal campaign that earned him an Eclipse Award.
$250,000.00 1 Mile (Turf) Grade:III
|2022||Annapolis||3||122||1:32.81||Bass Racing, LLC||Todd A. Pletcher||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||$55,000|
|2021||Original||3||118||1:37.75||Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds, LLC||John P Terranova||Luis Saez||$55,000|
|2019||Win Win Win||3||120||1:31.56||Live Oak Plantation||Michael J. Trombetta||Julian Pimentel||$55,000|
|2018||Up the Ante||3||116||1:35.42||Castleton Lyons||Christophe Clement||Javier Castellano||$60,000|
|2017||Bricks and Mortar||3||118||1:33.12||Klaravich Stables Inc||Chad Brown||Joel Rosario||$60,000|
|2016||Giant Run||-||118||1:32:85||Robert C. Baker and William L. Mack||Thomas Albertrani||John R. Velazquez||$60,000|
|2015||Gallery||-||116||1:35:35||Ballybrit Stable||Michael Dini||Jose Lezcano||$60,000|
|2014||Cabo Cat||-||116||1:33:57||Lee Lewis||Mark Hennig||Joe Bravo||$60,000|
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