New York 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 purse value of the New York Stallion Stakes Series, which consists of 10 stakes races exclusively for New York-sired horses, doubled in 2019 to $2,300,000. The pair of juvenile races run in December are now each worth $500,000 making them the richest stallion stakes races in the country.


2020 Race Schedule


April 18 Park Avenue Division F 3YO 6 1/2 Furlongs $200,000
April 19 Times Square Division 3YO 6 1/2 Furlongs $200,000
June TBA Spectacular Bid Division 3YO 7 Furlongs (Turf) $150,000
June TBA Cupecoy's Joy Division F 3YO 7 Furlongs (Turf) $150,000
July TBA Cab Calloway Division 3YO 1 Mile (Turf) $150,000
July TBA Statue of Liberty Division F 3YO 1 Mile (Turf) $150,000
Nov TBA Staten Island Division F&M 3&UP 7 Furlongs $150,000
Nov TBA Thunder Rumble Division 3&UP 7 Furlongs $150,000
Dec TBA Great White Way Division 2YO 7 Furlongs $500,000
Dec TBA Fifth Avenue Division F 2YO 7 Furlongs $500,000


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.

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.

Stallion Nomination Form Series 2023 (Foals of 2021)

For further information, please contact Jeff Cannizzo at 518-587-0777 or