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Lane's End Stakes

Former Name(s):
1982 - 2001:   Jim Beam
1972 - 1981:   Spiral Stakes
Sponsor:
Lane's End Farm
Stake Associated with:

What the Nation is saying about the Lane's End Stakes...

Getting to know the young sire of I'll Have Another...Read More
The first of three televised “Road to the Kentucky Derby” programs garnered modest ratings March 27 when USA Network reported that 420,000 viewers tuned in to coverage of the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) from Fair Grounds and Lane’s End Stakes (gr. II) from Turfway Park from 5-6 p.m. ET.Read More
Dean's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Summer Theatre by Ide) tracked the early leaders, put away pacesetter Ranger Heartley and held off the closers, to win the Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) by 2.5 lengths. Next stop Louisville! We can say that we knew him back at the beginning.Read More
His accomplishments beforehand had been modest, but the 2 1/2-length victory for Dean's Kitten in the $500,000 Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) at Turfway Park March 27 pushes Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred right into the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) picture. On a day when the Ramseys'...Read More
Connemara, winner of the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) last month, is the 9-5 morning line favorite for the $500,000 Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) at Turfway Park March 27. One of two entered in the Lane's End by trainer Todd Pletcher, Connemara is the only graded stakes winner in the field of 10 3-ye...Read More
The most important horse on the 2010 Triple Crown trail so far is -- drumroll please -- WOW WOW WOW. He brings serious pace to Saturday's Louisiana Derby and opens it up for closers to qualify for the Kentucky Derby in a year loaded with nothing but speed-types. He single-handedly enflames the La De...Read More
If it seems four-time Eclipse Award winner Todd Pletcher is outflanking the three-year-old division with his expansive arsenal of classics hopefuls, well, that is pretty much the way this year’s Road to the Triple Crown is shaking out.Read More
Dale Romans has been looking forward to returning to his Kentucky roots. The 43-year-old trainer spent most of this past winter in south Florida, as usual, but like many racetrack lifers, he invokes a familiar refrain as the next move beckons: "Can't wait to get there, love being there, can't wait t...Read More
Performance of the week was turned in by D'Funnybone, but he is not being considered for the Kentucky Derby. The Rick Dutrow trainee is a terror around one turn, and he captured the G2 Swale in easy fashion. He has now captured four graded sprints, and the G3 Withers (April 24th) at the Big A might ...Read More
NBC Sports has announced a partnership to televise a half-dozen key prep races this spring leading up to the Kentucky Derby on May 1. The announcement Monday by NBC Sports and Churchill Downs Inc. includes three one-hour broadcasts — two on NBC and one on USA Network. The broadcasts will include th...Read More
The date for the 2010 Lane's End Stakes (gr. II), Turfway Park's prep race for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been changed to March 27, a week later than the race traditionally has been run.Read More
A Giant's Causeway colt owned by WinStar Farm, Hold Me Back was making his first start since finishing a distant fifth in the Grade 2 Remsen at Aqueduct last November. Hold Me Back led a parade of longshots in returning $20.20 as fourth choice in a ...Read More
3/21/2009 by Jarrod Horak Hold Me Back returned in style to nab the $500k Lane’s End Stakes at Turfway Park, and he has thrust himself into the Kentucky Derby picture thanks to his $282,000 graded payday.Read More
3/21/2009 Jack Spratt hopes for better luck at Turfway Kentucky.com, KY Further flattering Bittel Road was the fact that I Want Revenge, who just edged him out for third in the Robert B. Lewis, returned to dominate the Grade III Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct by 81/2 lengths on March 7. "The form of...Read More
3/20/2009 Lane's End could be 'Road's beginning Louisville Courier-Journal, KY Runner-up I Want Revenge, who romped in Aqueduct's Gotham in his dirt debut. Chocolate Candy, who swept the California and El Camino Real derbies. Running back in Santa Anita's Robert B. Lewis, Bittel Road again fini...Read More
3/19/2009 Six weeks out from the Kentucky Derby and offering $500,000 in purse money on a synthetic track in Kentucky, the Lane's End Stakes is unique in its offering the first gathering of national stables in the Bluegrass State for a run at the first Saturday in May.Read More
3/18/2009 Live Telecast of Lane's End on ESPN2 BloodHorse, KYIII) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 31. Bittel Road ships in from California for trainer Todd Pletcher. The son of Stormy Atlantic was beaten only two lengths last time out by top Derby contender Pioneerof the Nile in the Robert B. Lewis Sta...Read More
3/18/2009 'Bernie, Bittel Road Lane's End ChoicesBloodHorse, KY Other starters to consider are John Glenney’s Orthodox, who was seventh in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf and enters off an allowance victory at Fair Grounds; WinStar Farm’s Hold Me Back, who makes his first start of the season af...Read More
3/18/2009 Breen closes in on trip to Derby CBSSports.com... Lane's End Stakes on Saturday, he is doing everything in his power not to make the mental leap from the mundane tasks required of him and his stable star this week at Turfway Park to the paddock on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Dow...Read More
3/16/2009 West Side Bernie Prepares for Lane's End BloodHorse, KYII) March 7 at Aqueduct. “The form of his races has been holding up well,” trainer Todd Pletcher said. “He has been racing against Pioneerof the Nile and I Want Revenge, but the key now will be to see how he transfers his races at...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

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View DetailsView Video03/27/10TP91 1/8 mS03 MLane's End Stakes-G2Dean's KittenNorthern GiantConnemara1:50.59
View DetailsView Video03/21/09TP101 1/8 mS03 MLane's End Stakes-G2Hold Me BackFlying PrivateProceed Bee1:49.63
View DetailsView Video03/22/08TP121 1/8 mS03 MLane's End Stakes-G2AdrianoHalo NajibMedjool1:50.20
View Details03/23/02TP101 1/8 mD03 MLane's End Stakes-G2Perfect DriftAzillionRequest For Parole1:48.83
View Details03/29/98TP111 1/8 mD03 MLane's End Stakes-G2Event of the YearYarrow BraeTruluck1:47.00
View DetailsView Video03/30/96TP111 1/8 mD03 MLane's End Stakes-G2RoarEnsign RayVictory Speech1:49.60