Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, New York, 11003


Date: July 31, 11
Purse: $300,000
Grade: 1
Type: T
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: 3 Year Olds & up
Sex: Fillies and Mares
Turf: dirt

The Ruffian Handicap is a grade I thoroughbred horseracing event that is run each year at Belmont Park. This race is for fillies and mares ages three and up capable of racing one and one sixteenth miles on the dirt. Ruffian Handicap is named for the energetic filly Ruffian, who has won many races at Belmont.

Ruffian Handicap Winners
Year Winner Age Trainer Jockey Owner Time
2011 Ask The Moon 6 Marty Wolfson Javier Castellano Farnsworth Stable 1:50.46
2010 Malibu Prayer 4 Todd Pletcher John Velazquez Edward Evans 1:48.14
2009 Swift Temper 5 Dale Romans Alan Garcia Richard Nip/Omar Trevino 1:40.59
2008 Tough Tiz's Sis 4 Bob Baffert Edgar Prado Watson/Weitman 1:40.16
2007 Ginger Punch 4 Robert J. Frankel Rafael Bejarano Stronach Stables 1:40.25
2006 Pool Land 4 Todd A. Pletcher John Velazquez Melnyk Racing Stable 1:41.81
2005 Stellar Jayne 4 Saeed bin Suroor Jerry Bailey Godolphin Racing 1:41.87
2004 Sightseek 5 Robert J. Frankel John Velazquez Juddmonte Farms 1:41.51
2003 Wild Spirit 4 Robert J. Frankel Jerry Bailey Sumaya Us Stable 1:41.23
2002 Mandy's Gold 4 Michael E. Gorham Jose A. Santos Steeplechase Farm 1:42.57
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2008 Ruffian Handicap