35th Running on Saturday, June 8, 2013
3-year-olds & Up $400,000 6 Furlongs (GII)

Year Horse Wt. Time Owner Trainer Jockey Value
               
2013 Fast Bullet (1A) 117 1:08.27 Zayat Stables, LLC Bob Baffert Joel Rosario 240,000
2012 Caixa Eletronica (7) 117 1:09.52 Repole Stable Todd Pletcher Javier Castellano 240,000
2011 Trappe Shot (4) 116 1:08.86 Mill House Kiaran McLaughlin John Velazquez 150,000
2010 Bribon (7) 118 1:09.63 Derrick Smith Todd Pletcher Garrett Gomez 150,000
2009 Fabulous Strike (6) 122 1:07.85 Walter Downey Todd Beattie Ramon Dominguez 150,000
2008 Benny the Bull (5) 123 1:09.06 IEAH Stables,Cohen,Pegasus,Robbins Richard Dutrow Jr. Edgar Prado 150,000
2007 Will He Shine (5) 116 1:08.70 Wexler, Pugliese Dale Romans Edgar Prado 120,000
2006 Anew (5) 113 1:08.10 Chrome Cowboy Racing Stable and Raymond Vitolo Steven M. Asmussen Alan Garcia 120,000
2005 Woke Up Dreamin (5) 116 1:08 1/5 Michael E. Pegram Bob Baffert Mike Smith 128,220
2004 Speightstown (6) 119 1:08 Eugene and Laura Melnyk Todd Pletcher John Velazquez 126,840
2003 Shake You Down (5) 118 1:09 2/5 Robert L. Cole Jr. Scott Lake Michael Luzzi 90,000
2002 Explicit (5) 119 1:09 4/5 Marvin Malmuth Ian Jory Lonnie Meche 150,000
2001 Say Florida Sandy (7) 116 1:08 3/5 John Rotella Juan Serey Aaron Gryder 90,000
2000 Intidab (7) 117 1:10 Shadwell Stable Kiaran McLaughlin Robbie Davis 90,000
1999 Kashatreya (5) 110 1:09 3/5 Seymour Cohn John O. Hertler Jean-Luc Samyn 90,000
1998 Richter Scale (4) 119 1:08 4/5 Nancy & Richard Kaster William I. Mott Jerry Bailey 83,160
1997 Punch Line (7) 122 1:08 4/5 Althea Richards William Turner Robbie Davis 66,180
1996 Not Surprising (6) 121 1:09 Robert Van Worp Judson Van Worp Robbie Davis 66,720
1995 Waldoboro (4) 112 1:09 3/5 Emory A. Hamilton Claude R. McGaughey III Eddie Maple 66,300
1994 Friendly Lover (6) 114 1:09 3/5 Pastime Stable Joseph H. Pierce Jr. Rick Wilson 67,380
1993 Lion Cavern (4) 116 1:10 1/5 Mohammed Al Maktoum William I. Mott Julie Krone 69,120
1992 Shining Bid (4) 112 1:08 1/5 Deborah A. Matz James E. Morgan Eddie Maple 71,880
1991 Diablo (4) 112 1:08 1/5 Bertram R. Firestone William I. Mott Julie Krone 69,730
1990 Mr. Nickerson (4) 119 1:10 2/5 Robert H. A. Nixon Mark J. Reid Chris Antley 51,360
1989 Dancing Spree (4) 113 1:09 2/5 Ogden Phipps Claude R. McGaughey III Angel Cordero Jr. 68,160
1988 High Bright (4) 120 1:10 Joseph Allen D. Wayne Lukas Angel Cordero Jr. 81,300
1987 Groovy (4) 123 1:07 4/5 Lone Star Stable Jose Martin Angel Cordero Jr. 78,780
1986 Phone Trick (4) 127 1:09 Howell Wynne Richard Mandella Jorge Velasquez 66,480
1985 Cannon Shell (6) 114 1:10 4/5 Seymour Cohn Chester Ross Declan Murphy 52,200
1984 Believe The Queen (4) 114 1:09 4/5 Bohemia Stable H. Allen Jerkens Jorge Velasquez 52110
1983 Gold Beauty (4) 121 1:10 2/5 Mrs. Philip Hofmann William Curtis Jr. Don Brumfield 50,760
1982 Shimatoree (3) 117 1:08 3/5 Rif'at Hussain Richard Dutrow Mario Pino 49,590
1981 Joanie's Chief (4) 109 1:09 Peter Barberino Eugene Jacobs Jean-Luc Samyn 33,480
1980 Syncopate (5) 120 1:09 1/5 Elmendorf Ronald McAnally Laffit Pincay Jr. 33,000
1979 Moleolus (4) 110 1:10 2/6 Live Oak Plantation Patrick J. Kelly Jean-Luc Samyn 25,335


The True North Handicap was named for the 1945 winner of the Fall Highweight Handicap. True North carried 140 pounds, most of it jockey Ted Atkinson, while covering the six furlongs in 1:08 4/5. It has been run at Belmont Park at the distance of six furlongs since its inception in 1979.