$500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1)
October 10, 2021
The Spinster is one of North America’s most important weight-for-age stakes races held exclusively for fillies and mares. The 1963 and 1969 renewals were run as betless races. Juddmonte Farms, a world-renown Thoroughbred operation with a farm in Lexington, began sponsoring the Spinster in 2005. The Juddmonte Spinster is Breeders' Cup Challenge "Win and You're In" race for the 2021 Breeders' Cup Distaff.
In 2020 Valiance captured the Juddmonte Spinster Stakes (G1) for owners Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Schwartz, Martin S. and CHC Inc., trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey Luis Saez.