Stallion Stakes Series

For registered New York stallions. The stallion owner continues to benefit financially beyond the standard stallion stud fees as the progeny race and earn purse money at New York racetracks. The New York Stallion Stakes Series worth more than $1,000,000 consists of 10 stakes races exclusively for New York-sired horses.


Race Schedule for 2016


April 23 Park Avenue Division F 3YO 6 1/2 Furlongs $100,000
April 24 Times Square Division 3YO 6 1/2 Furlongs $100,000
June 26 Spectacular Bid Division 3YO 7 Furlongs (Turf) $100,000
June 26 Cupecoy's Joy Division F 3YO 7 Furlongs (Turf) $100,000
Aug 8 Cab Calloway Division 3YO 1 Mile (Turf) $100,000
Aug 11 Statue of Liberty Division F 3YO 1 Mile (Turf) $100,000
TBA Staten Island Division F&M 3&UP 7 Furlongs $125,000
TBA Thunder Rumble Division 3&UP 7 Furlongs $125,000
TBA Fifth Avenue Division F 2YO 6 Furlongs $150,000
TBA Great White Way Division 2YO 6 Furlongs $150,000


NOTE: Starting with Series 2017 (Foals of 2015), all foals by nominated stallions will be automatically eligible for all of the New York Stallion Stakes Series races without a nomination fee. Foals in any series already in motion (Series 2014 [Foals of 2012], Series 2015 [Foals of 2013] and Series 2016 [Foals of 2014]), will be subject to the previous rules and must be nominated individually.

Foal Payment Options (for Series 2016 and earlier)*

*Each payment option gives full nomination to the series.


Option 1 (Weanling Year) December 31, Weanling Year $200, or
Option 2 (Yearling Year) December 31, Yearling Year $1000, or
Option 3 (Two-Year-Old Year) September 01, Two-Year-Old Year $5000


Stallion Nominations

In order for a horse to be eligible to run in the New York Stallion Stakes Series, the sire of the horse must have been nominated to the Series in the year the foal was conceived. The stallion nomination fee is $2,500.00 or the advertised stud fee which ever is higher. Fifty percent of the nomination fee is due February 15, with the remaining fifty percent due July 1.