The Pilgrim Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually since 1979 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. A Grade III event raced in late September, it is open to horses two-year-old horses and is contested at a distance of 1�...> miles (9 furlongs) on turf. In 1983, it was run on dirt. From 2001-2007 the race was not graded.
The race was part of the Breeders' Cup Challenge series from 2008 to 2010, when the winner automatically qualified for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf. The race is named for Joseph E. Widener's horse, Pilgrim, winner of the 1919 Remsen Stakes.
Belmont Park Graded Stakes Races
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