Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Lewis Bay Adds To Brown’s Banner Year

by | 12.21.2017 | 2:05pm
Lewis Bay returned to the winner's circle in her first start back in 13 months, taking the G3 Rampart by 1 1/4 lengths

Lewis Bay showed no signs of rust when she charged to a 1 ¼-length victory in the Grade 3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream Park last weekend.

The race marked the first start in 13 months for the 4-year-old daughter of Bernardini, whose last start prior to the Rampart was a second-place finish in the G3 Comely at Aqueduct in November 2016. Lewis Bay had shown strong form in the past though, winning the G2 Demoiselle and G2 Gazelle, in addition to finishing third in the G1 Kentucky Oaks.

The victory by Lewis Bay in the Rampart provided trainer Chad Brown with his 35th graded stakes winner this year, keeping him securely at the top of the American Graded Stakes Standings trainer list. Brown's 35 individual graded stakes winners – which have won a total of 47 graded stakes – place him well ahead of Todd Pletcher, who remains in second with 20 individual graded stakes winners.

Just two graded stakes winners behind Pletcher is Bob Baffert, who has 18 individual graded stakes winners. Hot on Baffert's heels is Mark Casse, who also has 18 individual graded stakes winners. However, Baffert's graded stakes runners have captured 30 graded stakes this year, compared to 26 for Casse's stable.

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Graded Stakes Wins by Sales Company     
RankNameWins
1Keeneland143 (167)
2Fasig-Tipton58 (68)
3OBS51 (55)
4Tattersalls8 (11)
5Goffs8 (10)
Graded Stakes Winners by Sale      
RankNameWinners
1Keeneland Sept.114
2Keeneland Nov.39
3OBS March21
4FTK October18
5FT August16
Graded Stakes Winners by Sale Year     
RankNameSales
1Yearling204
22-Year-Old73
3Weanling35
44-Year-Old12
53-Year-Old7
Graded Stakes Winners by Consignor     
Rank 3 (4)NameWinners
1Taylor Made19
2Lane's End11
3Eaton Sales9
4Gainesway8
Wavertree Stable8
Graded Stakes Winners by Sire     
RankNameWinners/Ws
1Scat Daddy11 (11)
2Medaglia d'Oro10 (17)
3Tapit10 (16)
4Quality Road10 (12)
5Curlin8 (14)
Malibu Moon8 (14)
Graded Stakes Winners by Breeder     
RankNameWinners/Ws
1WinStar Farm7 (10)
2Juddmonte Farms6 (9)
3Darley6 (8)
4Live Oak4 (8)
5Clearsky Farms4 (6)
Graded Stakes Winners by Owner     
RankNameWinners/Ws
1Head of Plains Partners11 (16)
2Gary Barber7 (9)
Godolphin Racing7 (9)
WinStar Farm7 (9)
5Sheep Pond Partners6 (10)
Graded Stakes Winners by Trainer     
RankName Winners/Ws
1Chad Brown35 (47)
2Todd Pletcher20 (24)
3Bob Baffert18 (30)
4Mark Casse18 (26)
5Graham Motion11 (12)