The TCA Stakes was first contested in 1981 and was initially limited to horses owned by members of the Thoroughbred Club of America. Currently, it is a Grade II stakes event for fillies and mares, run as an open race each October at Keeneland. The winning owner recieves an appropriate trophy and their silks are painted on the jockey at the entry of the Club.
Grade II 6 furlongs 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares 1:09.64
Breeder: Mr. & Mrs. Robert E Courtney Sr.
Owner: Farish, W.S. and Mackie, David F.Anthony J. Hamilton, Jr.,
Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux
Trainer: Chad C. Brown
6 Furlongs 1:10.04
Two Hearts Farm, LLC & Don Janes, Owner
Anthony J. Hamilton, Jr., Trainer
Sophie Doyle, Jockey
Judy The Beauty (3rd)
Each year TCA participates in the Best Turned Out Program at Keeneland during the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes Race. This program awards the winning groom with a $500 prize. TCA Board
Members Tony Lacy and Susan Speckert chose Heykittykittykitty and her Groom as this year's winners.
Melnyk Racing Stables' Leigh Court earned her ticket to the Breeders' Cup World Championships by winning the 34th running of the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland Race Course Oct. 4, 2014.
Wesley Ward's Judy the Beauty cruised past pacesetter Gypsy Robin and last year's champion female sprinter Groupie Doll to win the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 5 at Keeneland.
The 4-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper covered the six furlongs on Polytrack in 1:09.23 under John Velazquez, topping Gypsy Robin by a length.
*Photo Credit Keeneland Photo
TCA Board Members Dr. George Mundy and Mr. Tim Turney chose Groupie Doll and her Groom as the 2013 winners.
The 32nd Running of The Thoroughbred Club of America
Gr II Keeneland Race Course Lexington, Kentucky
October 6, 2012
Fred F. Bradley, William B. Bradley, Carl Hurst & Brent Burns, Owners William B. Bradley, Trainer Rajiv Maragh, Jockey Strike The Moon (2nd)Honey Chile (3rd)$2.80 $2.20 $2.10
The Thoroughbred Club of America
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